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‘A Fabric Of Who We Are’: Oscar Performance’s Townhouse Stall At Mill Ridge Farm

When a stallion prospect retires to Kentucky, room and board often comes in the form of a stall in a towering stud barn and a paddock elsewhere on the property. At Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Ky., newcomer Oscar Performance came home to something quite different. Where most stud barns in the Bluegrass can be […]

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Racing Hall Of Fame Induction Focuses On Great Names Of Racing History

In a year with only one modern entrant into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, much of the induction ceremony focused on some of the sport’s oldest and greatest names. At the program held Aug. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., racing’s most familiar historical names dominated the card […]

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National Museum Of Racing’s Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony To Be Live Streamed

The National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be live streamed on the home page of the Museum’s website www.racingmuseum.org Friday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion and is open to the public and free to attend. Seating is limited. Doors open at […]

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Cot Campbell, Late Penny Chenery Among A Dozen Newly Elected ‘Pillars Of The Turf’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Pillars of the Turf Committee has elected 12 new members to the Hall of Fame. The 2018 Pillars of the Turf inductees are: Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, August Belmont I, Cot Campbell, Penny Chenery, John W. Galbreath, Arthur B. Hancock, Sr., Hal Price Headley, John Morrissey, […]

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Horsewoman Patricia Headley Green Dies At 89

Horsewoman Patricia Headley Green passed away March 3 in Lexington, Ky. She was 89. Born in 1928, Green was the second of three children born to Hal Price Headley and Genevieve Molloy Headley. She is survived by her sister Alice Headley Chandler and her brother Hal Price Headley, Jr. Green’s father owned Beaumont Farm, and was one […]

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KEENELAND: LEXINGTON’S FORT KNOX

By Ray Paulick In his wildest dreams, Hal Price Headley could not have imagined what eventually would develop from the 145-acre plot of land and training center on Versailles Road outside of Lexington, Ky., that he was asking his fellow horsemen and Blue Grass residents to buy from John Oliver Keene in 1935. His proposal […]

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