Seth Hancock

‘Life’s Work’: Keeneland Library To Preserve Thoroughbred Racing Stories In Oral History Project

Keeneland announced today the Keeneland Library’s creation of the Life’s Work Oral History Project, a new initiative designed to capture treasured stories from the Thoroughbred industry and preserve and promote them for future generations. Life’s Work represents a unique collaboration of the Keeneland Library, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, along with the […]

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Sunday Silence-Easy Goer Rivalry Focus Of ‘Dark Horses’ Documentary On NBC

NBC Sports presents the broadcast debut of Dark Horses, the story of the most unlikely rivalry in Triple Crown history, this Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. ET on NBC. Dark Horses brings viewers back to 1989 and the thrilling showdown between Easy Goer and Sunday Silence. For a preview of “Dark Horses,” click here. […]

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Lure, Doble Ganador De La Breeders’ Cup Mile, Muere A Los 28 Años En Claiborne Farm

Claiborne Farm anunció que el doble ganador de la Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) y miembro del Salón de la Fama Lure murió la mañana del miércoles 15 de Noviembre debido a afecciones propias de su avanzada edad. El hijo de Danzig tenía 28 años. Lure dejó récord de pista en su debut en arena en […]

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Clay Hancock Passes Away At 71

Clay Hancock, the eldest daughter of Waddell and A.B. ‘Bull’ Hancock Jr., of Claiborne Farm, died Aug. 8 of a heart attack, the Blood-Horse has reported. She was 71. Although she wasn’t involved in the Thoroughbred industry, Ms. Hancock was an animal lover who started the Paris Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a rescue organization. “She was always rescuing […]

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War Front’s Grade 1-Winning Son Jack Milton Retired To Crestwood Farm

Grade I winning miler Jack Milton, by War Front, will enter stud at Pope McLean’s Crestwood Farm in Kentucky for the 2016 season. Jack Milton raced in the silks of Gary Barber and was campaigned by Todd Pletcher. He retires sound as a Graded stakes winner at three, four, and five after 19 career starts […]

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Seth W. Hancock Named Keeneland Trustee

Seth W. Hancock, longtime member of the Keeneland Board of Directors, was appointed a Keeneland trustee effective Tuesday, August 25 upon the retirement of current Keeneland trustee, Louis Lee Haggin III. Haggin became a member of the board in 1971 and a trustee in 1980.  Haggin’s grandfather, Hal Price Headley, was Keeneland’s co-founder and first […]

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The Virginia Thoroughbred Association presents Bloodlines: Upstart Rounds Into Form

In his 3-year-old debut, Upstart (by Flatter) confirmed hopes of continued progress by racing away with the Grade 2 Holy Bull Stakes by 5 ½ lengths at Gulfstream on Saturday. Some of the handicapping organizations put their stamp of approval on the performance by rating the race strongly on speed figures, and Upstart gave the […]

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Shanklin: ‘Why Seth Hancock is Going Against His Own Best Business Interests’

The Hancock family’s Claiborne Farm has had a long and successful association with both the Phipps and Janney families. Countless champions and Grade 1 winners that have been bred by the Phippses and Janneys were born and raised at Claiborne. That friendship will be put to the test on Saturday when Departing, owned in partnership […]

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Hancock, Lukas among those who speak out on medication issues for website

Seth Hancock of Claiborne Farm believes that horses do not need race-day medication and trainer D. Wayne Lukas believes that many horsemen now rely more on furosemide and other drugs than on training and conditioning, and they make those points and several others in a series of video testimonials that have just been posted on […]

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