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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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#GivingTuesday Challenge: WinStar Offers Fans Chance To Meet Derby Winner Always Dreaming

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and WinStar Farm announced today that WinStar will be the official sponsor of The WinStar-Grayson #GivingTuesday Challenge, to be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. As part of this sponsorship, WinStar will offer 100 tickets to WinStar Fan Appreciation Day for the public to meet Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, leading […]

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Ice Buckets And Tent Caterpillars: Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation In 77th Year Of Research Funding

These days, horse owners are used to reaching for an ice bucket in an attempt to stave off laminitis. Regulatory vets have a tried and true protocol for managing EHV-1 outbreaks. Practicing vets have tests available to help diagnose a horse with EHV, influenza, botulism, or Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis. Farm managers are used to keeping […]

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Friends, Racing Luminaries Highlight Monday’s Penny Chenery Memorial Service At Keeneland

A partial list of speakers and additional information regarding the public celebration of Helen “Penny” Chenery’s life have been announced.   The service will be held Monday, Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m. ET at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion with a live video stream available at Keeneland.com and Secretariat.com. The service is open to the public. […]

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Earle Mack Creating Award In Memory of Ogden Mills Phipps’ Commitment To Equine Health

Earle Mack, who has been actively involved in Thoroughbred breeding and racing for more than 50 years, will announce the creation of an annual award named in honor of his friend, the late Ogden Mills Phipps, when the New York Racing Association and The Jockey Club host the annual Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration at the […]

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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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Highlights: 2013 Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel and top-class horses including Housebuster, Lure, and Invasor were among the honorees inducted Friday into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Also recognized as Pillars of the Turf were August Belmont II and Paul Mellon. Steeplechase runners Tuscalee and McDynamo were inducted […]

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Breeders’ Cup Forum: Gaining light years through equine research

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is an extremely important funding source for scientific research on issues relating to the health and welfare of horses. In this second of a two-part interview, the organization’s chair, Dell Hancock, and its president Edward L. Bowen, detail the positive, practical impact Grayson-Jockey Club-funded projects have made, highlight some ongoing […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Putting the Horse First

Dell Hancock grew up on her family’s Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., and has lived by the motto to “always put the horse first.” As such, she was perfectly suited to succeed the late John Hettinger as board chairman of the Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation, which funds vital research into a wide range of horse health, […]

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