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Padua Stables In Florida Changes Hands

Padua Stables in Summerfield, Fla., previously owned by Satish Sanan, has been sold in a deal handled by Ocala-based real estate broker Joan Pletcher, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. The 768-acre property was purchased by an operation billed as Cowboys Group, with plans to parcel off the land and put it back on the market with […]

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Little Red Feather Presents Partners In Racing: Five Questions With George Bolton

George Bolton, who grew up near Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, is the chief investment officer and portfolio manager of WestEnd Capital Management in San Francisco. His father and grandfather raced steeplechase horses in the Mid-Atlantic, but Bolton became a Thoroughbred owner “on the flat” nearly 30 years ago when he became partners on a […]

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Former Owner Sanan Now Devotes Time To New Medical Startup

For over a decade, Satish Sanan was heavily involved in horse racing, campaigning such standouts as champion Vindication and Grade 1 winners Cash Run and Yes It’s True while also being a board member of the Breeders’ Cup. Now, however, Sanan devotes most of his time to his new medical startup, Inspirata Inc. In a […]

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Bad Link: TOBA’s Sales Integrity Program and Dr. Berman’s Love Quiz

What do car rentals in Mexico, Bob stroller accessories and Dr. Berman’s Love Quiz have to do with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association bringing new owners into horse racing? Good question. I’ll try to answer that, but first let me provide some background. Remember the Sales Integrity Program? That was the initiative launched in […]

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Lasix Hot-Button Issue in Breeders’ Cup Election

The election process for five seats on the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors begins Friday, and in the wake of the controversial decision in March to change direction on medication policy it will be a hotly contested vote. The only individuals eligible to run and to vote in the Board of Directors election are the […]

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Sanan on Breeders’ Cup vs. Churchill Downs: ‘They Don’t Like the Attitude’

Churchill Downs officials say they remain surprised by the decision of the Breeders’ Cup to stay at Santa Anita Park for another year, particularly given the tax breaks that the institution could have enjoyed in Kentucky. “A few months back, I would have thought we were 3-5 to get it back for next year,” John […]

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Breeders’ Cup Reaches Critical Juncture

With recent resignations of two of the 13 members from the board of directors over policy and philosophical differences, it’s clear the Breeders’ Cup has been sailing in some choppy waters lately. The first resignation came in early March when Oliver Tait, representing Sheikh Mohammed’s Darley operation, abruptly quit after the board reversed direction on […]

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Sanan Resigns from Breeders’ Cup Board: ‘There was an Opposition to Openness’

Frustrated with the lack of progress on several issues, including a reluctance for transparency, Satish Sanan resigned from his position on the Breeders’ Cup board, effective immediately, on May 9, according to a report in The Blood-Horse. Sanan handed in his letter of resignation to Breeders’ Cup chairman Tom Ludt. Sanan, a longtime member of […]

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Padua Stables’ Kentucky farm sold to Brazil’s Borges Torrealba family for $9 million

The Sanan family’s Padua Stables has sold its Kentucky farm on Old Frankfort Pike near Lexington, Satish Sanan told the Paulick Report. The Borges Torrealba family of Brazil, who recently invested in Robert and Blythe Clay’s Three Chimneys Farm, which managed the Padua property for the Sanan family, is the new owner. “Robert called a […]

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Sanan: Why Breeders’ Cup chose Santa Anita

Horse owner and Breeders’ Cup board member Satish Sanan shed some light Thursday on the thinking behind selecting Santa Anita to host the 2012 running of the Breeders’ Cup.  On the Steve Byk radio show on Sirius XM, Sanan said, essentially:  It’s not all about the money, but that has a lot to do with […]

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