thoroughbred

Ask Your Insurer: Does It Cost More To Insure A Broodmare Prospect Over A Veteran Mare?

Equine insurance experts answer your questions about insuring Thoroughbreds for the breeding and auction realms. Email us at [email protected] if you have a question for an insurer. QUESTION: How do the process, options, and rates differ for insuring a broodmare prospect compared with a veteran broodmare? BRYCE BURTON: The process of having a broodmare prospect […]

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Thoroughbred Sport Horse Divisional Award Winners Announced

Divisional winners of the Rood & Riddle Sport Horse Award for 2018 were honored on January 12 at the Horse of the Year Awards presented by AON during the US Equestrian Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, FL. Rood & Riddle in Wellington Practice Manager Nikki Stokes made the trophy presentations to the divisional winners. […]

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Course To Cover Thoroughbred Industry In Kentucky

A six-week course covering all aspects of the Thoroughbred industry will be presented at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, KY, beginning Jan. 15. The course, held from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EST every Tuesday through Feb. 19, is sponsored by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders. The […]

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Desormeaux: ‘We Don’t Buy Pedigree, We Make Pedigree’

When it comes to shopping for young Thoroughbred prospects, trainer Keith Desormeaux and his team have a saying – “don’t buy pedigree, make pedigree”. Like so many of his recent stars, Night Ops’ bloodlines might not jump off the page, but the connections believe he has what it takes to be competitive in Saturday’s Grade […]

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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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Locating A Lost Love: What The Future Holds For One Retired Racehorse

Blogger, researcher, and former farm manager Carleigh Fedorka is deeply immersed in the Thoroughbred racing industry and is an avid proponent of Thoroughbreds in second careers. Having worked hands-on in the foaling, care and sales of hundreds of Thoroughbreds, Fedorka is keenly aware of what a fragile position a horse can be in once it […]

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Thoroughbred Enthusiasts Honored At USEF Pegasus Awards

The United States Equestrian Federation Pegasus Awards honor some of the great men and women in equestrian sport. Presented during the USEF Annual Meeting, held in 2019 in West Palm Beach, FL, many equestrians and equine enthusiasts were honored for their hard work, including Isabela de Sousa and Steuart Pittman. Steuart Pittman, of Davidsonville, MD, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Snowy Saturdays

With much of the country beset by winter snowfall this weekend (to those in California, read: rain), racing fans can rejoice in their ability to watch graded stakes action from sunny Gulfstream Park and also from Santa Anita. Fan-favorite Heart to Heart will make his 2019 debut in the G3 Tropical Turf at Gulfstream, while […]

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‘Disagreement Among Doctors’ Has Comebacking Victor Espinoza In Holding Pattern

Victor Espinoza’s next workout on a Thoroughbred is on hold pending further medical evaluation, his agent, Brian Beach, said Friday morning at Santa Anita. The 46-year-old Hall of Fame jockey and Triple Crown winner worked his first horse last Saturday after an absence of more than five months recovering from serious injuries in a training […]

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Exercise Rider Severely Injured, Two Horses Killed In Head-On Collision At Fair Grounds

An accident during Monday’s morning training hours at the Fair Grounds resulted in the death of a pair of Thoroughbred racehorses and severe injuries to one exercise rider, Roderick “Roddy” MacKenzie. According to various individuals with knowledge of the situation, an unnamed young horse from the barn of Joe Sharp unseated his rider and took […]

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