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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Breaking and Training with Randy Bradshaw

It’s been almost 30 years since a horse named Petro D. Jay blazed into the history books at Turf Paradise by clocking a world record time of 1:07 1/5 for six furlongs. The horse’s trainer, Randy Bradshaw, was a 31-year-old Wyoming native who got his start in the business learning from his uncle, Lyman Rollins, […]

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New York Breeders’ Cup must be earned

When word got out last week that Breeders’ Cup officials were holding a reception in Los Angeles this Wednesday to confirm Santa Anita Park as host of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup, there was predictable disappointment and anger coming from some friends of New York racing, who thought it was about time for the championships to […]

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UPDATED WITH VOTE TOTALS: TWO NEW FACES ON THE BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jerry Crawford and David Willmot, along with five of six incumbents, have been elected to two-year terms on the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors during the organization’s annual meeting of members and trustees in Lexington, KY, Friday afternoon. Re-elected were Helen Alexander, Antony Beck, Bill Farish, Roy Jackson and Satish Sanan. The two candidates that […]

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NINE CANDIDATES SEEK SEVEN BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD POSITIONS

By Ray Paulick Nine individuals including six incumbents are running for seven open positions on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors in voting that begins next Saturday, July 10, and continues until July 15 at 5 p.m. EDT. The six incumbents seeking re-election to two-year terms are Helen Alexander of Middlebrook Farm; Antony Beck, […]

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WILLMOT TOP DOG IN BREEDERS’ CUP TRUSTEES ELECTION

By Ray Paulick David Willmot, the former CEO and current chairman of Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Group, received the most votes from stallion and foal nominators of  28 candidates running for the Breeders’ Cup board of members and trustees, it was announced by the Breeders’ Cup on Wednesday. Willmot is one of 13 individuals–four of them […]

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CHANGES IN BREEDERS’ CUP ELECTION PROCEDURES

By Ray Paulick Somewhere in between the old way the Breeders’ Cup was governed and the new method of selecting board members may be the right way. For most of its history, a small group of industry insiders who served on an “executive committee” directed the Breeders’ Cup. There was little to no turnover […]

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BC BOARD: FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION…

(CLARIFICATION: Thoroughbred Daily News Publisher Barry Weisbord called to ask for a clarification in two areas of the following article on the Breeders’ Cup election. First, while Weisbord acknowledged that Richard Santulli has not personally attended any meetings of the Breeders’ Cup board of directors since being elected, he said Santulli has called in by […]

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28 SEEK ELECTION TO BREEDERS’ CUP BOARD

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Breeders’ Cup board of members and trustees elections to take shape. This year’s group includes 28 candidates including 10 who are seeking reelection. The candidates are: Antony Beck Reynolds Bell Jr. Niall Brennan Case Clay Jerry Crawford Edward P. Evans Bobby Flay Thomas Gaines Greg Goodman […]

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BONE CHIP SIDELINES ODYSSEUS

By Ray Paulick Padua Stables’ Odysseus is off the Triple Crown trail after coming out of Saturday’s Grade 1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes with a chip in the back of his left front knee, according to Satish Sanan. The son of Malibu Moon led for the first six furlongs but faded to last of […]

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