Thoroughbred farms

Spendthrift offers incentive for breeders to attend open house

Spendthrift Farm is currently holding an Open House through Friday, Jan. 11 from Noon to 3 pm daily, and the farm is awarding $1,000 in “Spendthrift Bucks” to every breeder that attends. The “Spendthrift Bucks” are good towards any new 2013 breeding contract to a Spendthrift stallion standing at the Lexington-based farm. Refreshments will be […]

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Padua Stables’ Kentucky farm sold to Brazil’s Borges Torrealba family for $9 million

The Sanan family’s Padua Stables has sold its Kentucky farm on Old Frankfort Pike near Lexington, Satish Sanan told the Paulick Report. The Borges Torrealba family of Brazil, who recently invested in Robert and Blythe Clay’s Three Chimneys Farm, which managed the Padua property for the Sanan family, is the new owner. “Robert called a […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Spreading Holiday Cheer in the Bluegrass

Every day of the year, Blue Grass Farms Charities is there for the backstretch and Thoroughbred farm workers of Central Kentucky, providing a safety net and support services of all kinds. That caring spirit is only heightened during the holiday season, when the non-profit organization rallies the industry for the sake of those hard-working families […]

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Kentucky Horse Council coordinates disaster relief for horse owners

The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is providing coordination for the U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Fund to support horse owners affected by this past week’s tornadoes. KHC has experience responding to equine crises through this fund and the Save Our Horses (SoHo) Fund.   “In the past, we have supported many victims of flooding and disasters […]

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Moon Lake Farm changing to private operation

Moon Lake Farm, operated for the last two years as Millennium Farms at Moon Lake, will end public operations in December, according to farm owner John Turner.  Most of the stallions and mares owned in partnership with Ro Parra of Millennium Farms Kentucky have been or will be sold.  Turner will continue to operate Moon […]

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Horse council against proposed child farm labor rules

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed new child labor regulations applicable to agriculture.  The proposed rule would place new limits on the work “hired farm workers” under 16 and in some cases 18 would be allowed to do and could impact horse farms, ranches and auctions that employ young people who work with horses.  […]

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Stallion Heatseeker will relocate to California’s Harris Farms

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced today that Grade 1 Winner Heatseeker will relocate to Harris Farms in Coalinga, California. “Heatseeker came into his own in California, and we feel California is a good fit for him at this point in his career,” said majority owner Will de Burgh. Heatseeker will stand for a fee of […]

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