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Section Of Overbrook Farm Targeted For Possible Development

Overbrook Farm, which was once home to one of the world’s leading sires in Storm Cat, may soon have single-family homes, apartment buildings and townhomes built on a section of it. The┬áLexington Herald-Leader┬áreports that the W.T. Young family, which owns the property, is hoping to have “85 single-family homes, 10 three-story apartment buildings and 16 […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: The Man Behind Storm Cat

Ric Waldman has devoted his life to understanding Thoroughbred bloodlines, what it takes to make a great racehorse and how to manage top sires. Waldman had the privilege of being connected to two of the most popular sires in history. As syndicate manager for E.P. Taylor’s Windfields Farm, Waldman oversaw the retirement of the legendary […]

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Abercrombie’s Gift Of Education Keeps On Giving…And Giving

Out of town visitors for this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup probably know that Lexington and the Central Kentucky region is known for it national championship college basketball teams, smooth bourbon and fast Thoroughbreds. What they probably haven’t heard is that Lexington also sets high standards for education. Just recently, The Lexington School, which has programs designed […]

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Remembering John Gaines And His ‘Powerful Dream’

More than 10 years have passed since the death of John R. Gaines, whose extraordinary contributions to the horse world and the Central Kentucky community were remembered on Monday morning during a ceremony unveiling a bronze plaque in his honor at Thoroughbred Park in downtown Lexington. It was the kickoff to Breeders’ Cup week, a […]

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Bloodlines: What Will Be The Legacy Of Storm Cat Clone?

When I read the nearly off-hand comment that Storm Cat had been cloned last week in a Vanity Fair article profiling Crestview Genetics, I felt that electric sensation that the future was already here. Or perhaps, the past was actually the future. Then, rationalizing, my reaction was that someone had misspoken, had meant that a […]

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