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  1. The Legacy of Gone WestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    The Mr. Prospector sire line has been an American institution since his first runners hit the races in 1978. While his family tree flourished and evolved through many different sons such as Fappiano, Forty Niner, Machiavellian, and , those descending from his son Gone West have remained relatively true to Mr. Prospector's gift of brilliant speed.

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  2. KY Derby Winner Thunder Gulch Pensioned at 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Blood Horse

    The 23-year-old son of is "in great health and doing well," according to Ashford's director of sales Charlie O'Connor. Thunder Gulch is the sire of 96 stakes winners worldwide from 2,382 foals.

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  3. Through the Lens: Wise Dan Photo Gets AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Blood Horse

    Anne Eberhardt Keogh, visuals director and chief photographer for The Blood-Horse , received a second-place award at the Kentucky News Photographers Association 2014 Pictures of the Year Competition held in Louisville, Jan. 24. Keogh's photo of two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan, placed in the Pictorial Category for a single image that exploits the graphic, aesthetic, or compositional qualities of the subject. Keogh photographed the image on an April spring morning at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Ky., using a Nikon D4 body and 70-200 lens, ISO 6400, 320 at 2.8. "It was pitch black that morning, about 5:45 am," said Keogh.

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  4. New Equine Biotechnology Firm LaunchedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Blood Horse

    The metabolome is the collection of chemicals or metabolites in the biological organism which represent the products of metabolism. The corporation utilizes the predictive science of metabolomics, which is an advanced method of assessing the chemical "fingerprints" left behind as a result of the metabolic functioning of a living organism, EquiMarker Analytics said in a release.

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  5. Anti-Mullerian Hormone Helps Assess Aging Mares' FertilityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Blood Horse

    Equine researchers at the University of Kentucky have been chasing anti-Mullerian hormone for quite some time. They've determined they can use it to test for cryptorchidism in male horses as well as ovarian tumors in mares.

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  6. Washington Owner/Breeder Paxton Dead at 76Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Blood Horse

    Jerre Paxton, whose Northwest Farms has been a constant and major force in Washington racing and breeding, died of an apparent heart attack the evening of Jan. 25 in Seattle. He was 76. Paxton, who maintained residences in Seattle and Yakima, was at his Seattle condominium when he was stricken.

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  7. Barbados Rides Hot Streak into HutchesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Blood Horse

    The seven-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds goes as race 7 at Gulfstream and is part of a solid stakes slate headlined by the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes . Barbados, a $340,000 Keeneland November sale purchase last year by Paul Hanifl, broke his maiden in his third attempt in mid-October at the Lexington track by five lengths, then turned up the heat in the six-furlong Spectacular Bid.

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  8. Pettigrew Named to Senior BC PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Blood Horse

    Bryan Pettigrew has been named to the position of Breeders' Cup senior vice president, marketing and sponsorship, it was announced Jan. 20. Pettigrew, who will be based in Lexington, will begin his duties Feb. 2. Pettigrew will oversee marketing, business development, and sponsorship sales for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which this year will be held Oct. 30-31 at . Pettigrew comes to the Breeders' Cup from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association where he was senior vice president of NTRA Advantage for the past three years.

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  9. First Foal Reported for Spendthrift's LiaisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Blood Horse

    Dakota Sis was produced by the multiple stakes-winning Bertrando mare Fancy Prancer. A son of Indian Charlie, Liaison won four stakes, including two graded stakes, and earned $767,288.

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  10. How Not to Buy a Horse at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Blood Horse

    In the world of commerce, nothing could be more colorful and fascinating than an auction of Thoroughbred horses. For instance, at Keeneland in Lexington each fall for almost two weeks, around 4,000 horses are sold, and people come from all over the world to pay prices that cause the average to be in the neighborhood of six figures.

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  11. Keeneland January Sale Ends With DeclinesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Blood Horse

    Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale ended Jan. 15 with declines after a four-day auction in Lexington that posted declines in a year in which it did not feature a major dispersal. This year's top price of $2.2 million did outperform last year's sale-topping $775,000 bid, but in overall numbers the 2015 sale saw dips in gross, average, and median.

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  12. Record Low for Fatal Breakdowns in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Blood Horse

    Officials are crediting a collaborative effort after Kentucky delivered its safest year on record in 2014 in terms of both number of equine breakdowns in races and rate of equine breakdowns. In 2014 there were 16 catastrophic breakdowns during races at Kentucky Thoroughbred tracks, which is the lowest number since the state began tracking such statistics in 2007.

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  13. Yearling Colt Tops Keeneland January Day 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Blood Horse

    The Keeneland January horses of all ages sale posted across-the-board declines at its third of four sessions Jan. 14, but the buyback rate moderated. With no major dispersals in the catalog and facing a highly selective market, the third session produced four six-figure lots.

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  14. New Kentucky Horse Tourism Group FormedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Blood Horse

    Providing a better way to tell the horse industry's story is the goal of a new non-profit organization that will become a central booking outlet for tours of Kentucky farms, equine clinics, and local equine attractions. The supporters of Horse Country, Inc., have worked for newly two years on this initiative and announced Jan. 14 the hiring of Anne Sabatino Hardy to serve as its first executive director.

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  15. Up Brings $2.2 Million at Keeneland SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Blood Horse

    Frank Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency signed the ticket for the sale-topper on behalf of RanJan Racing, consisting of Robert Naify and Jan Vandebos. The 6-year-old mare, the only one in the sale in foal to prominent sire War Front after the mare Immediately after Up left the ring, her 2014 filly by War Front was sold to LNJ Foxwoods, with Solis/Litt, agent, for $800,000.

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  16. Slideshow: Progeny of Candy RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Blood Horse

    Candy Ride continues the series of training offspring of sires, which can be found in the Jan. 17, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse. In this continuing series about top horses sired by popular stallions, trainers share their views of Candy Ride's offspring.

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  17. Three Horses Die in Barn FireRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Blood Horse

    Three yearlings reportedly scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sold died in a Central Kentucky barn fire just before midnight Jan. 10. According to Lexington television station WKYT, an investigation is under way to determine the cause of the fire at the unnamed farm off Paris Pike in Bourbon County. Crews from Bourbon and Fayette County responded to the fire.

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  18. Record Crowd Celebrates 25th TCA AuctionRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Blood Horse

    Thoroughbred Charities of America celebrated its 25th anniversary by breaking several records in the days leading up to and including its annual fundraising auction, held Jan. 10 at Keeneland. A first-ever, sold-out crowd of 300 attended the live stallion season auction at the Keeneland Entertainment Center.

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  19. Spendthrift Buys Record-Priced Sepoy ColtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Blood Horse

    Lot 613, a colt by Sepoy, brought an Australian record price of $1.2 million at the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale Jan. 10. B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm went to an Australian record price of $1.2 million to land a Offered by Segenhoe Stud, agent, the handsome chestnut colt is the first foal out of Australian multiple group-winning sprinter Sister Madly, a half sister to Hong Kong Horse of the Year and sprint star , who won 17 consecutive races from 2003-2005. The colt's sale price is an Australian record for an offspring of a first-crop sire sold at auction.

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  20. Chip McGaughey to Join Keeneland Sales StaffRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Blood Horse

    McGaughey gained experience in racing through his father, Hall of Fame trainer C.R. "Shug" McGaughey, and while working as an inaugural brand ambassador for America's Best Racing, The Jockey Club's initiative to introduce young people to the sport. Recently, McGaughey was an account planner at Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions in Lexington, where, in addition to managing the brand ambassador program, he was responsible for marketing America's Best Racing and the Keeneland sales.

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