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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: An ‘Experiential Investment’ In Horse Racing

Cot Campbell changed the face of horse racing ownership when he introduced the public partnership in 1969. His ground-breaking ideas sparked the development of thousands of ownership syndicates and introduced Thoroughbred ownership to an entirely new demographic. Michael Behrens is taking Campbell’s idea a step farther, launching racehorse ownership into the 21st century. He is […]

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Kentucky Derby Museum Celebrates New Pint-Sized Resident, Tatanka

The Kentucky Derby Museum is celebrating its new companion pony, Tatanka, with a birthday celebration! Tatanka has now taken up residence at the Museum alongside current resident Thoroughbred, Populist Politics. The two are carrying on the Museum’s long-time tradition of having horses on-site for guests to experience when they visit. With no known foaling date, […]

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See The Foal Patrol Star: Claiborne Opens Broodmare Division To Public For Limited Dates

Visit Horse Country announced today two new experiences offered by member Claiborne Farm. A 5K benefitting Thoroughbred aftercare organization Second Stride will be held on the farm on Friday, September 21, 2018, and new tours featuring Foal Patrol resident mare Sabbatical and her War Front colt Tour of Duty are available for limited October dates, raising money for the Man O’ […]

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Inaugural ‘Runhappy 5K’ At Claiborne To Benefit Second Stride

Come enjoy the rolling hills of the Bluegrass on Friday, Sept. 21 at one of the most iconic and storied Thoroughbred farms. The inaugural Runhappy 5K at Claiborne Farm will benefit the Thoroughbred aftercare organization Second Stride. Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky has been a historic Thoroughbred operation for over 100 years. Founded in 1910, […]

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Second Stride Receives Land Donation From Dinwiddie And Irene Lampton

  Second Stride, a 501c3 not for profit organization for retired Thoroughbred racehorses, announced today it has received a donation of 46.46 acres of land from Dinwiddie and Irene Lampton. The land, located off of Halls Hill Road in the Brownsboro area of Oldham County, will be used to house a new stabling facility dedicated […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Second Stride And Good Retirement Planning

The Greater Louisville-based aftercare organization Second Stride had a banner year in 2016, adopting out 147 horses – more than any other year since the group’s inception in 2005. That number includes the typical younger geldings and fillies/mares retired from racing and sent directly to the organization for retraining and placement. It also includes colts […]

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Local Horsemen Enjoy Ride Around Churchill Downs To Support Second Stride

A group of 10 Louisville-based horsemen and women won the trip of a lifetime this Saturday. They bid on a package at a Second Stride, Inc. fundraiser to have the chance to ride their own horses around the racetrack at Churchill Downs. The group of eventers and foxhunters had 30 minutes to ride beneath the […]

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‘Derby Preview Party’ To Benefit Second Stride Set For May 2

Don’t be shut out at the office when someone asks, “Who’s your Derby horse?” Whether you’re a racing novice to aficionado, a quintet of racing’s most respected analysts and turf journalists can help you hone in on your Kentucky Derby selection by sharing their views and insights as part of the major fundraiser for Second […]

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Racehorse Adoption Programs Benefit from Turfway’s Aftercare Program

Four racehorse adoption agencies went home from the Spiral Stakes Saturday with checks totaling $13,740 from the Turfway Aftercare Program (TAP), a joint funding effort by Turfway Park and owners who race their horses at the Northern Kentucky track. TAP collects one dollar from racehorse owners for each horse they start at Turfway.  At year’s […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Meaningful ‘Links’

A pair of golf tournaments in the coming days will celebrate and support two special causes within the Thoroughbred industry. Today, the inaugural Jim Hurst Memorial Golf Tournament will raise funds for the children of Jim Hurst, an industry veteran who passed away last year at the age of 51.  Hurst most recently worked as […]

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