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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Stallion Season Auction Vital Part Of TCA Efforts

One of the most widely known and far reaching aftercare-focused organizations in Thoroughbred horse racing, Thoroughbred Charities of America is gearing up for its signature fundraiser, the Stallion Season Auction and Celebration. Now in its 27th year, the annual auction runs online from January 2 through January 6th, with a gala-style party, silent auction and select […]

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Promising juvenile Mastery and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook have given Dobson plenty to cheer about lately
Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Sports Junkie’ Dobson Enjoys Ride With Mastery, Thunder

When asked how he got into the Thoroughbred industry two decades ago, Everett Dobson gives the simplest of answers. “I bought a racehorse.” Things have gotten considerably more complex since then. The Oklahoma native purchased quite a few more racehorses, then a farm, then started a breeding operation. He also bought a top-class golf course […]

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Edgar Prado beams after Miss Temple City's winning performance in the G1 Matriarch
Bloodlines: A ‘Voyage’ Through Time

Getting a pair of Grade 1 stakes winners over the weekend was a feather in the growing headdress of the young sire Temple City (by Dynaformer). The 3-year-old Annals of Time won the Hollywood Derby at Del Mar; that was the colt’s first stakes victory. The 4-year-old Miss Temple City won the Matriarch, which was […]

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McCraken (Ghostzapper) wins the Kentucky Jockey Club at Churchill Downs on 11.26.2016.
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: A Feast Of Great Racing

This week, we take a look back at Thankgiving weekend, which brought a plethora of great stakes races from around the country. In addition, we’ll visit Del Mar, which closed out its Bing Crosby Season by hosting the G1 Matriarch and G1 Hollywood Derby. If you have any photos you would like to submit, email them […]

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Banks, Baldwin, and Barney (L to R) at Santa Anita
Barn Buddies: Rescue Dogs Give Photographer A Different View

Pets, particularly rescued pets, are often said to provide their humans with lessons about themselves. Those lessons are sometimes deep and meaningful experiences about friendship and compassion. While California racing photographer Cecilia Gustavsson said she has learned a few of those, her three rescue dogs have also taught her a lot more mundane things about herself. […]

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Miss Temple City (Temple City) wins the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) at Keeneland on 10.08.2016.
Weekend Lineup: Be Seeing You, Del Mar

Like the Bing Crosby song says, “I’ll be seeing you in all the old familiar places.” This weekend closes out the fall Bing Crosby meeting at Del Mar, highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 stakes. A trio of East coast invaders trained by Chad Brown will line up against a full field in Saturday’s […]

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Trainer Tony Dutrow said downgrade of Wood Memorial may force him to change plans for Remsen Stakes winner Mo Town
Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Chart Topper

Mo Town made his stakes debut a winning one as he cruised to a 2 1/2-length victory in the Grade 2 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct. Not only was it Mo Town’s first stakes start, the race also marked the colt’s first time going two turns. Neither proved to be a problem as Mo Town took […]

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"I’ve earmarked the Derby; that’s my race, that’s where I want to be," says Wilkes
Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘You Don’t Get In The Way’ Of Good Horses

Success on the racetrack often comes in bunches. That was certainly the case last weekend, as trainer Ian Wilkes won a total of three stakes races at Churchill Downs. Starting on Thursday, Thatcher Street won the Grade 3 River City Handicap. Linda took the G2 Mrs. Revere on Friday, and on Saturday the talented juvenile […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Upgrades, Downgrades, And Obstacles

Two of the Grade 1 points qualifiers for the Kentucky Derby will downgraded to Grade 2 status for 2017. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the criteria for altering the status of graded stakes and the potential impact of the changes. Plus, the latest on the Pegasus World […]

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Microchips, not quite the height of a dime, can be activated using a hand-held scanner and will last for 25 years or longer.
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: The Power Of Microchipping

With drought or near-drought conditions in many parts of the country, forest fires have recently become a constant part of the news cycle. This week, the popular resort town of Gatlinburg, Tenn. made headlines with mass evacuations and multiple fires that have destroyed homes, businesses and other structures. One of the many things to do […]

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