Dinny Phipps

John Oxley Accepts Dinny Phipps Award

John C. “Jack” Oxley, a longtime Thoroughbred owner and supporter of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, accepted the Dinny Phipps Award at a celebration of the 125th anniversary of The Jockey Club at The Sea Grill in New York City on Thursday, June 6. Earle Mack, an active participant in Thoroughbred racing and breeding for more […]

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Stronach Receives Dinny Phipps Award At Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration

Frank Stronach, the founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group and a leading Thoroughbred owner and breeder, accepted the Dinny Phipps Award at the annual Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration held on June 7, 2018, at Bryant Park Grill in New York City. Earle Mack, an active participant in Thoroughbred racing and breeding for more […]

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Frank Stronach To Receive Dinny Phipps Award For Commitment To Equine Health

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that Frank Stronach, the founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group and a leading Thoroughbred owner and breeder, will be presented with the Dinny Phipps Award at the Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration on Thursday, June 7, at the Bryant Park Grill in New York City. Earle Mack, an active […]

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Pillars Of The Turf: Gaines, Phipps And Winn Elected To Hall Of Fame

John R. Gaines, Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps and Matt Winn, three of the most influential and respected individuals in American thoroughbred racing history, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame as the 2017 Pillars of the Turf selections. The Pillars of the Turf category is designated to honor individuals who […]

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Phipps Family To Receive Inaugural Dinny Phipps Award

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that the Phipps family will be the recipient of the inaugural Dinny Phipps Award when it is presented at the Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration on Thursday evening, June 8, at the Bryant Park Grill in New York City. Earle Mack, an active participant in Thoroughbred racing and breeding […]

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Goodbye, Mr. Phipps: The Derby As A Late In Life Reward

With the Kentucky Derby just a few days away, thoughts turn to those who had to wait until late in life to experience the thrill of smelling the roses. I knew trainer Mack Miller, the courtly Kentuckian, and when he and Paul Mellon’s Rokeby Stables won with Sea Hero in 1993, I thought everything was […]

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Medication Reform Best Way To Honor Memory Of Dinny Phipps

Shortly after being named chief editor of Blood-Horse magazine in the spring of 1992, I attended my first meeting of the company’s board of trustees, which consisted of five well-known industry leaders who all happened to be members of The Jockey Club. After the business session was concluded, the board chairman, G. Watts Humphrey Jr., […]

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NYRA To Honor Phipps At Aqueduct On Saturday

The men and women of the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) join in mourning the passing of Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps, who for many years was a member of NYRA’s Board of Directors and served as its chairman from 1976-83. “I knew and worked with him since the late seventies when I was Hugh […]

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McGaughey Talks Lasix, USADA Oversight

“I think a lot of us use Lasix as a crutch.” Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey spoke with Karen Johnson of Thoroughbred Racing Commentary in a wide-ranging interview.  McGaughey said he is more than ready to move away from using Lasix, having already done so with 2-year-olds in his barn owned by the Phipps Stable and Stuart […]

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Keeneland Select Presents Breeders’ Cup Milestones: ‘A Colossal Victory!’

While hold-your-breath photo finishes make up many lasting Breeders’ Cup memories, astonishing winning margins can be just as special — it’s rare to see a horse obliterate a field in a world championship event. The 1995 Distaff was thought by some to be the most competitive race on that year’s Breeders’ Cup card. Soon-to-be 3-year-old […]

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