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Tim Sullivan Wins First Media Eclipse Award For Hub Johnson Story

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced that Tim Sullivan has won the 2015 Media Eclipse Award for Writing in the News/Enterprise category for “Family, PETA at odds after Horseman’s Death,” an investigative report into the circumstances surrounding the suicide of Hub Johnson, an assistant […]

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Brewster: Asmussen ‘Cruelly And Unjustifiably Defamed’

It’s time to move on. Finally. Twenty months have passed since People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a sensational hidden-camera video that purported to portray Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen’s stable as a callous operation that treated horses as commodities, indiscriminately gave them drugs, and relied on a foul-mouthed assistant who appeared to […]

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Twelfth Race To Read 5K/10K Set For April 11, To Honor Casner And Johnson

The Race for Education (RFE) is taking to the streets of downtown Midway, Kentucky, this Saturday, April 11.The 12th Anniversary Race to Read was first run in 2002 in memory of Karri Casner, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Bali. This year’s race will be run in memory of both Karri Casner and […]

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Remembering Hub Johnson: He Gave So Much to the Sport He Loved

I noticed as I drove to the Castle Post on Monday afternoon that the grass in central Kentucky is finally beginning to look green. Foals are frolicking in the fields at Calumet and, of course, the Derby is right around the corner. Something about all of this seemed painfully unfair because Hub Johnson is going […]

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