Keyword: Thoroughbreds

  • America's Native Spirit: Bourbon Birthplace

    Kentucky has a reputation for its share of notable contributions to American culture. Topping that list are Thoroughbreds and bourbon. More at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • Welcome to Keeneland

    As the Breeders' Cup World Championships come to Keeneland for the first time, use an immersive experience to meet the people and places that make the Lexington oval one of horse racing's greatest tracks.

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    Welcome to Keeneland

    As the Breeders' Cup World Championships come to Keeneland for the first time, use an immersive experience to meet the people and places that make the Lexington oval one of horse racing’s greatest tracks.

  • Longform: Undercover Advocates

    Keith and Sonja Meadows infiltrate livestock auctions and slaughterhouses, recording animal abuse and posting the videos on the Internet along with investigative reports.

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    Undercover Advocates

    Keith and Sonja Meadows infiltrate livestock auctions and slaughterhouses, recording animal abuse and posting the videos on the Internet along with investigative reports. Their work has made them key figures in the emotional debate over horse slaughter.

  • TOBA Seminar

    Trainers, owners, bloodstock agents and other Thoroughbred industry experts offered insights into ownership and training.

  • Respected Horsewoman Donna Moore Dies

    Donna Moore, a legendary horsewoman best known for her great success in the Saddlebred world, died Jan. 18 at Tanbark Health Center near Lexington after a long illness. She was 82.

  • Retired Racehorse Training Project 2013

    Glenye Cain Oakford takes us through the Retired Racehorse Training Project event and asks various participants why they choose Thoroughbreds and former racehorses.

  • Second-Career National Symposium Oct. 5-6

    The inaugural Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, dedicated to developing second careers for retired Thoroughbred racehorses, will be held in Baltimore. Twenty-six trainers from the U.S. and Canada will participate.

  • Market Chatter: What to Expect at F-T's Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida select juvenile auction is known for its good-looking horses with attractive pedigrees and expensive prices. Here is what people had to say about their predictions for the market and other topics.

  • Fasig-Tipton November Sale

    F-T Kentucky November Sale Has 155 Lots

    Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 155 lots for its November select breeding stock sale. The auction will be held Nov. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. (EST), at Fasig-Tipton's Newtown Paddocks complex in Lexington.

  • Recession Not Always Bad Sale News

    A popular definition for a recession is a decline in a country's gross domestic product for two or more consecutive quarters in a year. So far, that hasn't happened in the latest economic downturn, but there is plenty of bad financial news around concerning gas prices, home values, and job losses

  • Commentary: Distance Dilemma

    <i>By Clay S. Robinson</i> - What the breed needs is a series of big money stakes on dirt over a longer distance of ground.

  • Study Shows Cold Air Can Induce Airway Obstruction

    Researchers at Oklahoma State University recently completed a study on airway cooling and mucosal injury during cold weather exercise. Using the Thoroughbred racehorse as a model, scientists found that even cantering in subfreezing temperatures can induce airway obstruction.

  • The Blood-Horse Launches StallionRegister.Com

    Blood-Horse Publications has launched a new tool designed to aid users in making breeding, auction, and other important purchasing decisions. The new StallionRegister.com provides 24-hour online comprehensive statistical information on over 450 leading stallions and on 2,500 stallions actively standing around the world.

  • How Not to Lose the Derby

    <i>By Lenny Shulman</i> -- It's the most elusive of longshots: out of some 36,000 Thoroughbred foals born each year, just one gets to win the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

  • Horses Abandoned at Shuttered Track in Pakistan

    More than 50 horses have already died since the track in Karachi, Pakistan, was closed in March over a dispute with the government about licensing fees. Out of more than 600 horses that were housed on the sprawling 250 acres of the Karachi Race Club, most have been taken to other tracks around Pakistan, but 250 have been abandoned by their owners and remain without food or care.