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  1. Breeding Entities Pledge Support to TAARead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    Twenty U.S. commercial breeding entities have signed on to support the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance by donating a portion of their stud fees to support Thoroughbred aftercare in 2015. The entities that have agreed to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each stallion on their roster are: Adena Springs, Airdrie Stud, Castleton Lyons, Claiborne Farm, Darby Dan Farm, Darley America, Gainesway, Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Lane's End, Millennium Farms, Ocala Stud, Pin Oak Stud, Ramsey Farm, Sequel Stallions, Shadwell Farm, Taylor Made Stallions, Three Chimneys Farm, Unusual Heat Syndicate, Walmac Farm, and WinStar Farm.

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  2. TOBA February Member of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Blood Horse

    She's a homebred for Ron Winchell's Winchell Thoroughbreds, which also co-owned her sire during his racing career. Then, there were those record earnings of over $16 million in one year.

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  3. Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Semifinalists NamedRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Blood Horse

    Now in its ninth year, the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award has announced six semifinalists for this year's award; with finalists to be announced March 17 and the winner to be revealed at an April 15, invitation-only cocktail reception at Castleton Lyons historic stallion barn. The Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award said it again drew a broad assortment of well-penned entries, from scholarly histories and biographical works - both human and equine - to fast-paced novels, witty short stories, and vintage photo collections.

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  4. TJC Acquires Majority Interest in Blood-HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Blood Horse

    The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Feb. 27 that The Jockey Club Information Systems has purchased a majority ownership interest in Blood-Horse magazine. The purchase also includes related digital and custom printing properties of Blood-Horse , the Stallion Register, and Blood-Horse 's 50% interest in TrueNicks LLC, according to the announcement made jointly by Ogden Mills Phipps, chairman of The Jockey Club, and Peter S. Willmott, chairman of TOBA.

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  5. New Kentucky Derby Eve Event Set for May 1Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Blood Horse

    Derby Eve Lexington, a new fundraiser the night before the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands , will be held for the first time May 1 at the polo barn at Saxony Farm in Lexington. In addition to photo opportunities at a red carpet entrance and dancing, entertainment will include a bourbon and cigar bar, food-tasting stations, palm and psychic readings, and art displays.

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  6. Industry Leaders Meet for 'Makeover' TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Blood Horse

    A group of Thoroughbred industry leaders will gather in Lexington Feb. 23 for a presentation about the launch of the Retired Racehorse Project's "Thoroughbred Makeover," it was announced Feb. 19. The event will feature more than 300 recently retired Thoroughbred racehorses in training for 10 different equestrian disciplines. They will compete at the Kentucky Horse Park on the weekend before the Breeders' Cup World Championships for an estimated $100,000 in cash and prizes.

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  7. Industry Leaders Meet for TB Makeover TalksRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Blood Horse

    On Monday, Feb. 23, a group of Thoroughbred industry leaders will gather in Lexington for a presentation about the launch of the Retired Racehorse Project's "Thoroughbred Makeover," it was announced Feb. 19. The event will feature more than 300 recently retired Thoroughbred racehorses in training for 10 different equestrian disciplines. They will compete at the Kentucky Horse Park on the weekend before the Breeders' Cup World Championships for an estimated $100,000 in cash and prizes.

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  8. McLaughlin in Derby Pursuit With Full HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Blood Horse

    When trainer Kiaran McLaughlin was plotting his course to the 2014 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands , he did so with a horse who he believed represented his first proper chance of winning the race. , the smashing winner of the Miller Lite Holy Bull Stakes and an early-spring favorite to win the first leg of the Triple Crown, was declared a non-starter with a leg injury.

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  9. Keeping Pace: And Then There Were ThreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Blood Horse

    The victory by Metaboss in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby Feb. 14 on the Tapeta Footings surface at Golden Gate Fields marked the second of just three Road to the Kentucky Derby races that will be contested on synthetic surfaces this year. The three points races on synthetic surfaces for this year's Derby is down from eight offered for last year's surface.

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  10. Another Baffert Hopeful Emerges in Power JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Blood Horse

    The Kentucky-bred colt entered off four consecutive bullet works in Southern California, with his last being a handy five-furlong blowout from the gate in :58 4/5 Feb. 8. Power Jam, favored at 2-5, took command entering the turn after opened up the first quarter mile :21.77, then ran the half in :43.77. "I trained his father , who was extremely fast," Baffert said.

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  11. Debut Winner Power Jam Impresses for BaffertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Blood Horse

    The Kentucky-bred colt entered off four consecutive bullet works in Southern California, with his last being a handy five-furlong blowout from the gate in :58 4/5 Feb. 8. Power Jam, favored at 2-5, took command entering the turn after opened up the first quarter mile from the rail in :21.77. Power Jam reached the quarter pole in an eye-catching :43.77 in front by two lengths.

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  12. Ramon Rionda Dedicated to Latin RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Blood Horse

    Ramon Rionda has devoted a lifetime to horse racing in Latin America, and along the way he has witnessed an ever-changing landscape that has required continuous adjustments in terms of business priorities. Like racetracks in the United States and around the world, terms like branding and packaging and product distribution - unfamiliar to racing slightly more than a decade ago - have become the primary focus for Latin tracks.

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  13. Shadwell's South African Sire Muhtafal DiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Blood Horse

    He was 23 and was pensioned from stud duty last year. The last son of Mr. Prospector to stand in South Africa, Muhtafal was produced by the multiple stakes-winning Venetian Jester mare Polite Lady.

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  14. Southwest Starters Head Busy Oaklawn WorktabRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Blood Horse

    Lukas said he's been "fooling with some different bridles" during training hours on Mr. Z, who opened a clear lead turning for home in the one-mile Smarty Jones, but ducked out sharply when struck left-handed by Jon Court. The Lukas said Mr. Z was on his best behavior when he worked from the half-mile pole to the wire about 10 minutes after the track opened.

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  15. Keeneland Library Sets Spring Lecture SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Blood Horse

    Events will be held at the Keeneland Library in Lexington unless otherwise noted and will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET. March 24 - Walter May, a Lexington-area actor and playwright, will perform a one-man show about legendary Turf writer Joe Palmer based on Palmer's book, This Was Racing , published in 1953.

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  16. Figures Decline at F-T Winter Mixed SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Blood Horse

    Rose to Gold, a multiple grade III winner, sold to WinStar Farm. The Hidden Brook agency consigned the 5-year-old The two-day auction in Lexington sold 406 horses for $10,560,700, averaging $26,012 with a $12,000 median price.

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  17. Shanon Nicole Tops Early at F-T SessionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Blood Horse

    Consigned as Hip 348 by Paramount Sales as a racing or broodmare prospect, Shanon Nicole came into the sales ring off a third-place finish Jan. 24 in the Houston Ladies Classic Stakes at out of winner Crafty Wac, by Patton, has earned $450,663, with her four victories, including the 2014 Remington Park Oaks. Previous to her sale at Fasig-Tipton, Shanon Nicole was trained by Mike Maker for owner-breeder Connie Apostelos.

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  18. Fasig-Tipton Winter Opening Results MixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Blood Horse

    The first of two sessions Sunday sold 131 horses for a total of $3,968,400, resulting in an average price of $30,293 and a $17,000 median. The buyback rate was 20.1%.

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  19. Forging Oaks Acquires Irish PresenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Blood Horse

    At the time, the price was the second-highest of the session. Reiley McDonald signed the ticket for Forging Oaks.

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  20. Agent Casse Goes to $375,000 for Gamay NoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Blood Horse

    Consigned as Hip 112 by Taylor Made Sales Agency, the 5-year-old daughter of the late stallion Harlan's Holiday was offered as a racing or broodmare prospect. Gamay Noir has won five of 18 starts, with five third-place finishes, and earned $346,866.

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