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Thoroughbred Charities Of America Stallion Season Auction Set For January

Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today that the planning and preparations for the 29th annual Stallion Season Auction and Celebration are underway. The auction, held Wednesday, January 2 – Sunday, January 6, 2019, is the largest annual fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. “Our annual auction is our most important event on the calendar as it raises […]

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Maximus Mischief All Business In Remsen

Cash is King and LC Racing’s Maximus Mischief scored his first 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, capturing Aqueduct’s G2 Remsen Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths as the 7-5 second choice. The 2-year-old son of Into Mischief, ridden by Frankie Pennington for trainer Robert Reid, covered nine furlongs over the […]

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Triple Crown Memorabilia Raises $67,850 For Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund

Enthusiastic bidding and the sale of LeRoy Neiman’s Black Lab for $149,500, including buyer premium, headlined the sixth annual Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. Among the highlights of the auction was the sale of items belonging to Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify […]

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Winchell On New Competition For Kentucky Downs: ‘We’re Going To Gear Up’

Reaction from Kentucky Downs’ prospective new owners, Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone, after the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Friday afternoon voted 11-3 without discussion to award the license for a harness track and historical horse racing (HHR) operation in Oak Grove, Ky., to a partnership between Churchill Downs and Keeneland, rejecting the applications of […]

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CDI/Keeneland Partnership Awarded New Racing License In Kentucky

WKY LLC., a partnership between Churchill Downs, Inc. and Keeneland, has edged Caesars Entertainment and Kentucky Downs in a three-way war for a new racing license in Kentucky. In a special meeting on Friday afternoon, a majority of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted to award the dates to WKY, with three commissioners dissenting. The […]

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Caesars Bullish On Proposed Historical Racing, Harness Track In Kentucky

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Friday is expected to award a new harness racing license to one of three applicants: Kentucky Downs, a joint venture of Churchill Downs Inc. and Keeneland, or Caesars Entertainment. The first two groups are pretty well known in the Bluegrass State. Kentucky Downs has built a highly successful year-round […]

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$50,000 Midshipman Filly Leads Penultimate Session Of Keeneland November Sale

Blue Sky Stables paid $50,000 for a weanling filly by Midshipman for the top price from Thursday’s 11th session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Keeneland sold 134 horses for $775,500 for an average of $5,787 and a median of $3,000. There are no comparable figures from 2017. Cumulatively through 11 sessions of the […]

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Auction Of Triple Crown Memorabilia To Benefit Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has donated two items belonging to Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify to the 2018 Sporting Art Auction, to be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky. Proceeds from the two Baffert donations will benefit the Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund. Lot 100B […]

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$300,000 Broken Vow Mare Tops Sunday’s Seventh Session At Keeneland November

Ducru, a 4-year-old daughter of Broken Vow in foal to Violence, sold for $300,000 to Grandview LLP to be the most expensive purchase on Sunday during the seventh session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale. Keeneland sold 256 horses on Sunday for a total of $7,733,100 for an average of $30,207 and a median of […]

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Norm Casse Takes Aim On First Stakes Victory With Angel Of Mischief

Trainer Norm Casse is closing in on his first year as a trainer with 14 victories but the 35-year-old Louisville-native hopes improving filly Angel of Mischief can give him his first stakes victory in the $200,000 Mrs. Revere (Grade II) on Friday, Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs. “This is going to be the most logical […]

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