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Kentucky Downs 2021 Meet to Feature Six Days of Racing

on 10/20/2020 7:52 PM
Kentucky Downs' 2021 race meet will again feature six days while racing both the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend for the first time.
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KHRC Chair Reaffirms Historical Horse Racing Support

on 10/20/2020 6:52 PM
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission chairman Jonathan Rabinowitz reiterated the regulatory body's support for historical horse racing, a form of gaming that the Kentucky Supreme Court recently ruled that one brand of which is not pari-mutuel.
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Rare Adlerflug Offering Tops Day 2 of Arqana October

on 10/20/2020 6:52 PM
Haras de Bourgeauville scored a notable success on day two of the remodeled Arqana October Yearling Sale as a son of Adlerflug topped trade when secured at €85,000 by Federico Barberini.
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Eclipse Points Seven Runners to Breeders' Cup

on 10/20/2020 6:52 PM
Having already won 17 stakes races in 2020, including four grade 1s with different horses, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners will look to add to its list of stakes tallies at the Breeders' Cup Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland.
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Smothers, Arenas, Autry Nominated for Dedication Award

on 10/20/2020 6:52 PM
Gregory Smothers, Marcelo Arenas, and Patrick "Shawn" Autry have been named finalists for the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards' Dedication to Racing Award. A winner will be announced Nov. 5 during a virtual ceremony scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET. 
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Major Changes at Goffs, Tattersalls Ahead of Lockdown

on 10/20/2020 5:52 PM
Following the Oct. 19 announcement by the Irish government that the country will move to its highest lockdown tier for six weeks starting from midnight on Wednesday, Goffs have been forced to rescheduled three sales.
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Dual Grand National Winner Tiger Roll to Run on Flat

on 10/20/2020 5:52 PM
Good news has been hard to come by in Ireland in recent days but Gordon Elliott has single-handedly lifted the mood by taking the wraps off Tiger Roll early and declaring the dual Grand National winner for a 14-furlong maiden at Navan Oct. 22.
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Murtagh Joins Aga Khan Training Roster

on 10/20/2020 3:51 PM
Johnny Murtagh will join Dermot Weld and Michael Halford on the Irish training roster for the Aga Khan and will be sent his first batch of yearlings from the leading owner this year. 
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Leading Freshman Sire Laoban Relocates to WinStar

on 10/20/2020 3:51 PM
Laoban, who stands at Sequel Stallions New York and has a grade 1 winner and grade 1-placed runner is his first crop, is relocating to WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., for the 2021 breeding season.
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Cannizzo to Join NYRA as Director of Government Affairs

on 10/20/2020 3:51 PM
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders announced Oct. 20 that executive director Jeffrey Cannizzo will be leaving the organization Jan. 1 to pursue a newly created position with the New York Racing Association as senior director of government affairs.  
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Darley Lowers Majority of 2021 Stud Fees

on 10/20/2020 3:51 PM
Citing trying times for breeders, Darley America announced reduced 2021 stud fees for most of its stallions, topped by Medaglia d'Oro, whose fee dropped from $200,000 to $150,000.
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Medaglia d'Oro, Nyquist Top Darley 2021 Stallion Roster

on 10/20/2020 2:50 PM
Citing trying times for breeders, Darley America announced reduced 2021 stud fees for most of its stallions, topped by Medaglia d'Oro, whose fee dropped from $200,000 to $150,000.
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TOBA October Member of the Month

on 10/20/2020 2:50 PM
As the world has gone through an unprecedented 2020, Robert Lothenbach has continued to succeed in his breeding and owning enterprises.
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Art Collector Aimed Toward Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

on 10/20/2020 1:50 PM
Art Collector, winner of the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) at Keeneland this summer, is likely to return to the Lexington oval for the Nov. 7 Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), trainer Tommy Drury Jr. said.
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Mill Ridge Announces 2021 Fee for Oscar Performance

on 10/20/2020 1:50 PM
Mill Ridge Farm announces the 2021 stud fee for world record turf miler Oscar Performance at $15,000 (live foal, stands and nurses).  
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Fasig-Tipton Releases Protocols for Upcoming Sales

on 10/20/2020 12:49 PM
In advance of the upcoming Kentucky October Yearlings Sale and The November Sale in Lexington, KY, Fasig-Tipton has announced COVID-19 protocols that will be in place in accordance with Kentucky regulations.
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Northern California's Daehling Ranch to Stand Faversham

on 10/20/2020 10:49 AM
Faversham, a multiple winner and full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, has been retired from racing to stand at Daehling Ranch in Northern California. His 2021 fee will be $2,000.
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TVG, FS2 Plan Daily Racing Coverage This Week

on 10/20/2020 9:48 AM
This week's racing schedule for radio and television, compiled by America's Best Racing.
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Breeders' Cup Mile: 1984 - 2019

on 10/20/2020 9:48 AM
A photographic review of the winners of the Breeders' Cup Mile
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Stay Thirsty Colt Tops F-T California Yearlings Sale

on 10/20/2020 12:44 AM
A California-bred son of Stay Thirsty was sold for $200,000 to top the Oct. 19 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings Sale at Los Alamitos Race Course that was relocated due to COVID-19 restrictions at the original location.
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