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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Hagyard Introduces The Pensioners’ Club

Ever wonder what happens to our favorite celebrity Thoroughbreds, or their parents, once they retire from not only racing, but breeding? Unless they retire to a highly visible farm like Old Friends, it can be hard to track them down. … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Promising Filly Evokes Memories Of ‘Alex’

When 3-year-old filly Cathryn Sophia loaded into the gate for last month’s Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park, owner Chuck Zacney could hardly bear to watch. “I actually closed my eyes prior to the start, and I was just waiting … Continue reading

Bloodlines: Good Things Happen After Stallions Sell Internationally

If you want to help your stallion get that big winner, just sell him overseas. For instance, there is Empire Maker, who already had Grade 1 winner Pioneerof the Nile proven on the track before the sire’s sale, then champion … Continue reading

In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Tapiture, New For 2016

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a new photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Happy Returns

Another big weekend of racing is upon us as we roll into February. The year’s first two Grade 1 races are coming up at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, and some fan favorites will make their season debuts on opposite coasts. A … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Several Barns Lay Claim To Top Juvenile Form

The Experimental Free Handicap was released last week, and it’s interesting to see how the juveniles on the list compare with how their connections fared in graded stakes races last year. Unlike the previous two years in which trainer Todd … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Getting Fed A Second Career

When it comes to companion animal nutrition, the Purina brand is one of the strongest.  Their product lineup includes several popular brands of horse feed, including Omolene, Race Ready and Strategy. Just like “Little Mikey” in the Life Cereal campaign from … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: The ‘Wild Ride’ Of An Outrider

As outrider John Garges helped slow down American Pharoah following the colt’s eight-length romp in the Arkansas Derby last year, the outrider asked jockey Victor Espinoza: “Well, do you think he could go a little farther?” “I hope so,” said … Continue reading

Bloodlines: Mohaymen Lives Up To His Name, Pedigree

Taking another step forward on the road to the 2016 classics, Mohaymen (by Tapit) won the Grade 2 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday with a visually impressive closing rush that left him alone at the finish, pricking his … Continue reading

Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Visions Of Roses

The 2016 Road to the Kentucky Derby continued to heat up with two early stepping stones to Louisville – the Holy Bull Stakes and the Swale – contested at Gulfstream Park. In the G2 Swale Stakes, Awesome Banner remained undefeated when drawing off to … Continue reading

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