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Support For Equine Aftercare: 47 Breeders’ Cup Contenders Pledge Their Support To New Vocations

A growing list of prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to support racehorse aftercare by participating in the New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge. Now in its ninth year, the Pledge has raised over $480,000, with 100 percent of funds raised supporting the program’s rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming efforts. “New Vocations is a program the […]

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‘A Different Story With Every Horse’: Choosing A Trainer May Require A Bit Of Research

Secretariat is considered by many to be one of – if not the greatest – horses of all time. A record-setting Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year at both two and three – but what would’ve happened had Secretariat not had Lucien Lauren for his trainer? What if Roger Lauren had continued on […]

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Layden: Owners Of Always Dreaming Share A Strong West Point Bond

Vincent Viola grew up attending the races with his father at Belmont Park and Aqueduct. After he graduated from high school, Viola went on to graduate from West Point, and later made his career in the financial sector. Viola founded Virtu Financial, a high-frequency trading company. In the late 1990’s, Viola wanted to return to the racetrack, this […]

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West Point, Siena Farm Buy Into Kentucky Derby Hopeful Always Dreaming

Siena Farm and West Point Thoroughbreds have purchased a minority interest in promising 3-year-old colt Always Dreaming, St. Elias Stable’s Vinnie Viola confirmed March 20. Trained by Todd Pletcher and owned by MeB Racing Stables LLC, Brooklyn Boyz Stables, Viola Racing Stables, and St. Elias Stables LLC, the son of Bodemeister is under consideration for […]

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