thoroughbred owners

OwnerView Now Taking Nominations For New Owner Of The Year Award

OwnerView today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2019 New Owner of the Year Award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and had a positive impact on the industry.  The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2019. The award will be presented […]

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Canterbury Park, Horsemen Develop Project To Encourage Racehorse Ownership

Officials of Canterbury Park and Minnesota Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, which represents owners and trainers at the Shakopee, Minn. racetrack, have united to provide funding to develop a comprehensive approach to encourage Thoroughbred horse ownership, both during and after the racing career. This first-of-its-kind industry initiative will address a problem that faces horse racing […]

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Gulfstream Park: Former Major League All-Star Mike Napoli Gets First Victory As Racehorse Owner

Former Major League Baseball star Mike Napoli celebrated his first win as a Thoroughbred owner Sunday at Gulfstream Park, visiting the winner’s circle with Queen’s Bird following the 3-year-old colt’s victory in the fourth race. Napoli, who was born in nearby Hollywood and grew up in Pembroke Pines, FL, ventured into Thoroughbred ownership after officially […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘If You Work Real Hard, You Get Luckier’

Leonard Green is a man of numbers. The top-level accountant spends his days pouring over dollars and cents, but his 30-plus years in the Thoroughbred industry have taught him that it’s not all about the dollars; it takes sense. “Unlike other owners, I’m not in it to drink champagne; it’s a business,” Green said. “It’s […]

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OwnerView: Churchill Downs Racing Club Chosen As New Owner Of The Year

OwnerView announced today that the Churchill Downs Racing Club has been chosen as the 2018 New Owner of the Year, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which honors a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The award will be presented during the fifth Thoroughbred Owner […]

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MATCH Series: For Daylight Ahead Owners, An Unexpected Bonus After Difficult Season

Stewart Nickel is well aware of the ups and downs of racehorse ownership, and he experienced them yet again this year with the mare Daylight Ahead. But as the 2018 MATCH Series concludes, Nickel and his partners ended up with a pleasant surprise. Daylight Ahead, bred and owned by Winners Circle Partners VIII, got some […]

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Bloodlines: Hertrich’s ‘Lasting Commitment’ And ‘Logical Program’ Yield Results

As the serving chairman of the Breeders’ Cup, as the owner of Watercress Farm in Bourbon County, Ky., and the breeder of several dozen Thoroughbred foals annually (72 in 2017, for instance), Fred Hertrich III has a very serious and lasting commitment to the sport of racing and to breeding the Thoroughbred. One of his […]

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Passion For Racing, Friend’s Memory Motivate New York Owner Stritsman

Lucas Stritsman of Troy, N.Y., could hardly be described as a grizzled racing veteran. He is no corporate magnate, either. He and his brother, Evan, own Fire Hearth and Patio, a family business in Colonie, N.Y., that their father, Wayne, started in his garage more than four decades ago. Stritsman, 42, offers a refreshingly fresh […]

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NBC Sports Group’s Jon Miller To Deliver Keynote At Thoroughbred Owner Conference

Jon Miller, the president of programming for NBC Sports Group, will deliver the keynote address at the fifth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, to be held from October 30 through November 1, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. The conference leads into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, which are scheduled for November 2-3 at Churchill Downs. The goal of the Thoroughbred […]

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Cot Campbell: Less Racing, But More Partners?

There is no question that when one “gets along in years” one tends to think that the good old days were better. I am definitely along in years, and I am pretty damned sure many things used to be better. That admitted, I wish to address two ponderable points having to do with owning a […]

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