Gayle Van Leer

Del Mar Hosting Inaugural American Youth Racing Experience

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., has announced it will serve as the host for the inaugural American Youth Racing Experience (AYRE) this summer, a unique opportunity for young men and women to see and take part in the Thoroughbred game in “up close and personal” fashion. The event will unfold in the […]

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Should Radiographs Of Hooves Be Part Of Requirement For Auction Repositories?

“No hoof, no horse” is an axiom all horsemen know well. If a horse has a hoof problem, it’s going to affect performance, no matter how fit and healthy the horse. Despite the importance of a horse’s feet, sales companies do not list feet X-rays in their “required views” for the repository. Required views, as […]

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Del Mar Provides Shelter for Horses Fleeing Wildfire

The brush fire raging in San Diego county hit horse country yesterday, sending about 700 horses, sheep, alpacas, and other quadrapeds to seek refuge at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which is home to the Del Mar race meet in the summer. The facility, while not an official shelter, has 1,600 stalls open in the off […]

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$320,000 Into Mischief Colt Tops Rising Barretts May Sale

The steady upward beat of 2013 juvenile Thoroughbred auctions continued on Monday night when Barretts Equine Limited saw across-the-board increases at its May 2-year-olds in training sale, held in Pomona, Calif. Topped by a $320,000 Into Mischief colt and a $300,000 colt by Tale of the Cat, the May auction generated total revenue of $4,869,200 […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Three Years of Ray Paulick

A few weeks and three years ago, I chose to take a leap of faith and agreed to partner with a guy I didn’t know working in an industry that had about a half of one percent of my annual attention. The journey officially began three years ago yesterday. And it has been one of […]

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