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University Of Louisville Seeking Galbreath Award Nominations

Nominations are open for the 29th annual John W. Galbreath Award, which recognizes outstanding entrepreneurship in the equine industry. The University of Louisville College of Business Equine Industry Program has given the award annually since 1990 to honor entrepreneurial leadership that has had a significant and positive impact on the equine industry. Past recipients have […]

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University Of Louisville Equine Program Adds Economist Vickner To Stable

The University of Louisville College of Business is pleased to welcome applied economist Dr. Steven Vickner to the faculty of the Equine Industry Program. Vickner has most recently taught at Ohio Dominican University, where he was associate professor of business and director of the MBA program. His research focuses on the role of information and […]

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Justify Makes Cover Of Louisville Football Media Guide

Triple Crown winner Justify just added another claim to fame to his resume. He’s on the cover of the 2018 University of Louisville football media guide, alongside three of the team’s wide receivers. “Speed City” is the theme of this year’s team, and the cover reads: “Fast Thoroughbreds aren’t the only ones who accelerate to win […]

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Kentucky Oaks Filly Co-Owner Rick Pitino Boycotts State Of Kentucky

Despite likely having a filly in this year’s Kentucky Oaks, former University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said he’s not stepping foot in the state of Kentucky until two of the school’s board members are ousted or step down. Pitino was fired last fall following word of an FBI probe into college basketball corruption […]

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Hermitage’s Landes Honored As 2017 ‘Ted Bates Farm Manager Of The Year’

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club (KTFMC) is honored to announce Bill Landes as the 2017 “Ted Bates Farm Manager of the Year.” A committee of five club representatives selects the recipient based on his or her quality and success of management, service to the community, involvement in the KTFMC, and industry leadership and dedication. […]

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Louisville Grad Barkley Saddles First Winner Of His Career At Keeneland

Trainer Jason Barkley and owner Thomas Todd’s Oakview Stable both earned their initial triumph when Stella Nova won Friday’s fourth race by 2¼ lengths. The victory, the third consecutive win for the 3-year-old filly by Astrology, was part of Barkley’s strategy to obtain his trainer’s license after growing up in Thoroughbred racing. “My whole game […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Professor, Mentor And Friend, Capps’ Inspiration Lives On

Diet Dr. Pepper in hand, Tim Capps strode to the front of the technology-laden classroom with a single manila folder in his arms. He moved efficiently, purposefully, the lines of his crisp black suit highlighting the steady cadence as he turned to face his captive audience. Without so much as a word, the straight-backed professor’s […]

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Tim Capps, Former Racing Executive, ‘Ultimate Mentor,’ Dies at 71

Longtime Thoroughbred racing executive, journalist and most recently director of the Equine Industry Program at the University of Louisville, Tim Capps, died Saturday at the age of 71. Capps had been hospitalized since mid-February following a stroke. Tributes to Capps flowed in on social media, many from former students in the U of L College […]

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Nakatani Seeks To ‘Rejuvenate’ Career With Son Matt As Agent

After a seven-month hiatus, jockey Corey Nakatani has made plans to return to the saddle. The 46-year-old has not ridden a race since April 13 at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, but for the past five weeks he has been working horses in the mornings at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Nakatani has several mounts […]

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Jeffrey Gural Named Recipient Of University Of Louisville’s Galbreath Award

The University of Louisville Equine Industry Program announced today that Jeffrey Gural, a long-time New York real estate magnate, Standardbred breeder and owner, and, more recently, harness track owner and operator in New Jersey and New York, has been selected at the recipient of the John W. Galbreath Award, given each year since 1990 to […]

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