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Paco Lopez Wins 3,000th Thoroughbred Race

on 04/10/2021 4:40 PM
Jockey Paco Lopez notched his 3,000th Thoroughbred win April 10 at Gulfstream Park, reaching the career milestone via the disqualification of the first-place finisher in the day's second race.
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NBCSN Plans Coverage of Trio of Kentucky Derby Preps

on 04/01/2021 2:19 PM
Key Road to the Kentucky Derby races highlight this week's radio, TV coverage.
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Retired Racehorse Project Announces New Directors

on 03/31/2021 8:12 PM
The Retired Racehorse Project announces the election of three new members to the board of directors.
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Hush of a Storm Rallies to John Battaglia Score

on 02/26/2021 10:18 PM
Hush of a Storm bested 10 other 3-year-olds in the Feb. 26 $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park, earning 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).
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KY Senators Introduce Historical Horse Racing Bill

on 02/02/2021 5:43 PM
According to the Kentucky Equine Education Project, Kentucky's equine economic advocate, a pair of Republican state senators introduced a bill to protect historical horse racing in the commonwealth.
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Fire At Will Under Consideration for Fountain of Youth

on 02/02/2021 5:43 PM
Three Diamonds Farm's Fire At Will, winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Presented by Coolmore America (G1T) in his final start of 2020, is a candidate for the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 27.
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Catalog for OBS March 2-Year-Old Sale Online

on 02/02/2021 5:43 PM
The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2021 March Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com.
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Q&A With Thoro-Graph Founder Jerry Brown

on 02/02/2021 5:43 PM
Brown spent a few minutes in January talking about his company, playing the horses, his work consulting for Thoroughbred owners, and his love of Saratoga Race Course.
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Maqboola, Gold Standard Added to F-T Winter Mixed Sale

on 02/02/2021 5:43 PM
Fasig-Tipton has catalogued an additional two supplemental entries to its 2021 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.
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Kentucky Horsemen Emphasize Importance of HHR Gaming

on 02/02/2021 2:41 PM
Five individuals employed in the racing industry met with reporters Feb. 2 at Skylight Training Center in Goshen, Ky., to express their backing of legislation that will allow for continued historical horse racing gaming in the state.
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Punxsutawney Phil Gets it Right on Debut at Newcastle

on 02/02/2021 2:41 PM
Punxsutawney Phil was backed from around 13-2 into 9-2 before making a perfectly timed debut in the opening bumper at Newcastle.
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Keeneland Announces 2021 Spring Meet Stakes Schedule

on 02/02/2021 2:41 PM
Keeneland will present 18 stakes, featuring the 97th running of the $800,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and the 84th running of the $400,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1), worth a total of $4.1 million during its 2021 Spring Meet April 2-23.
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Broughton Bloodstock Dispersal Set for Tattersalls

on 02/02/2021 2:41 PM
A complete dispersal of Broughton Bloodstock, the breeding operation of the late Michael Broughton, continues with half a dozen broodmares offered in the first session of the Tattersalls February Sale Feb. 4.
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Derby Dozen: Greatest Honour Makes the List

on 02/02/2021 2:41 PM
Holy Bull Stakes (G3) winner Greatest Honour makes the list for the season's second installment of Derby Dozen.
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Nominations From 19 Nations for Dubai World Cup Card

on 02/02/2021 11:40 AM
Thoroughbred racing's top stars have been nominated for the highly anticipated 25th running of the Dubai World Cup, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Meydan Racecourse.
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CDI Buys Million Shares From Duchossois Group Affiliate

on 02/02/2021 11:40 AM
Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Feb. 1 that the company has agreed to repurchase 1 million shares of its common stock for $193.94 per share from an affiliate of The Duchossois Group in a privately negotiated transaction.
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Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Canceled for 2021

on 02/02/2021 11:40 AM
The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian will not hold its Five Star Event this year, previously scheduled for April 22-25.
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Week in Photos 02/02/2021

on 02/02/2021 8:39 AM
San Pasqual, Robert B. Lewis, Swale, Kitten's Joy, Holy Bull, John B. Connally Turf Cup, Houston Ladies Classic, Toboggan, Jimmy Winkfield, Martha Washington, American Beauty, Texas Turf Mile, Turf Sprint, Stonerside Sprint Stakes, and more.
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Kentucky Industry Calls for Support of HHR Legislation

on 02/01/2021 9:36 PM
In preparing for what could be a close fight in the Kentucky General Assembly ahead of an expected Feb. 2 introduction of a bill to protect historical horse racing, supporters of the legislation gathered at Keeneland Feb. 1 to build some momentum.
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Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional: New Ambassador

on 02/01/2021 8:36 PM
Life-changing events often happen with little or no warning. For 39-year-old Najja Thompson, one of those magical moments took place Oct. 20 when he was casually perusing various racing websites.
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