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Adena Springs Freshman Sire Capo Bastone Gets First Winner From First Starter

Adena Springs’ Capo Bastone, the Grade 1-winning son of Street Boss, sired his first winner from his first starter on Wednesday when 2-year-old colt Hargus won his debut in a 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race at Keeneland. Trained by Wesley Ward for Danny Pate, the chestnut colt broke quickly from post 10 and was head-to-head with […]

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Judge rules clause in Keeneland’s Conditions of Sale ‘unconscionable’

A clause in Keeneland’s Conditions of Sale giving buyers just 14 days to rescind the sale of a horse in the event invasive joint surgeries were not disclosed, has been found “unconscionable” in a summary judgment ruling by Fayette Circuit Court Judge Ernesto Scorsone. The case (click here to read a detailed account), involved the […]

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Lawsuit: Are Auction Disclosures a Cat and Mouse Game?

A dispute between a buyer and seller at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale has brought the auction company’s Conditions of Sale into question, specifically whether or not a buyer has any recourse beyond a defined two-week post-sale window if a seller failed to make mandatory disclosures about any invasive joint surgeries a yearling may […]

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