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  1. Carpe Diem Works for Jet-Setting PletcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    Todd Pletcher started his morning well before daylight April 18, breezing three of his Kentucky Derby hopefuls at Palm Beach Downs in Florida before catching a private plane to Lexington to supervise the action of Toyota Blue Grass winner all worked in Florida with an eye on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, the first two going together in company and Carpe Diem had the Keeneland track to himself around 10:15 a.m. ET, as training ended at 9:45 and Keeneland harrowed the inside to give him a clean path. Breaking off from the pony, he clicked through splits of :12, :24, :48, and 1:00 2/5, with a gallop out in 1:13 4/5 under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez.

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  2. Former KY Governor Seeking Third Oaks WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Blood Horse

    Both fillies are likely to leave the Lexington track next week for "My job at the Oaks will be to be in charge of cheering," said Jones, who won the 2008 Oaks with . "I let the trainers train and the riders ride.

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  3. Birdatthewire Puts Another Jones in the OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Blood Horse

    Lynn Jones, who runs the Equus/Standardbred Station insurance company in Lexington with his wife, Kathy, is usually working the backstretch at the week prior to the first Saturday in May. The popular agent always seems to have a horse or two owned by his clients in the Run for the Roses. This year, he'll check in with trainer Bob Baffert, as owner Kaleem Shah is one of their mutual clients.

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  4. Oaks Hopeful Angela Renee Drills at KeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Blood Horse

    's drill, which came in company in the dark at the Lexington track, is to move her toward a start in the May 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks . "She had a good work; we're hoping she's peaking for the Oaks," said Ignacio "Nacho" Patino, general manager and co-owner of Siena Farms.

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  5. Plattner Wins Dr. Tony Ryan Book AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Blood Horse

    Andrew Plattner's "Offerings From a Rust Belt Jockey" is this year's winner of the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award. The fictional story about the travails of a frustrated third-tier jockey became the second novel to take the award, following Jaimy Gordon's " Lord of Misrule " in 2010.

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  6. Divining Rod Looking Toward PreaknessRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Blood Horse

    It would be the first Preakness starter for trainer Arnaud Delacour, who is gearing up for his return to the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. after spending the winter in Florida.

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  7. Transy to Name New Residence Hall for BassettRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Blood Horse

    Transylvania University in Lexington will name one of its three new residence halls after former Keeneland Association president and Thoroughbred industry leader James E. "Ted" Bassett III. Bassett, a member of the university's board of trustees since 1970, contributed the project's initial leadership gift.

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  8. Rood & Riddle BC's Official Equine HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Blood Horse

    Rood & Riddle, one of the world's leading equine veterinary practices, has been named the Official Equine Hospital of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Breeders Cup announced April 13. This year's Breeders' Cup World Championships, consisting of 13 grade I races and $26 million in purses and awards, will be held for the first time at The Rood & Riddle Breeders' Cup post-position draw will be held at Keeneland on Monday, October 26. The draw will be conducted in two phases. The first phase, drawing of 11 Breeders' Cup World Championships races, will be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion at 1 p.m. ET.

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  9. NBC Sports to Air 'Win and You're In' RacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Blood Horse

    The Breeders' Cup and NBC Sports Group announced April 9 an expanded schedule of 18 Challenge Series "Win and You're In" races that will be televised this year. All races will be broadcast by NBC Sports Group, with six to be broadcast on NBC and four on NBCSN.

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  10. Keeneland Next Stop on Jockey Club TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Blood Horse

    Race Course in Lexington Saturday, April 11, with the $300,000 Jenny Wiley and $250,000 Coolmore Lexington . The telecast will air from 4:30-5:30 p.m. EDT on FOX Sports 1 and will be streamed live on FOX Sports Go.

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  11. Divining Rod, Fame and Power Head LexingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Blood Horse

    The race offers 17 points on a 10-4-2-1 scale toward the 20-horse starting gate on the First Saturday in May. None of Saturday's entrants are expected to compete in the Kentucky Derby. The Coolmore Lexington will go as the 10th race on Saturday's 11-race program with a 5:18 p.m. ET post time.

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  12. International Buyers Boost Inglis OpenerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Blood Horse

    The Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale opened is three-day run April 7 with median and average gaining by 17% and 12%, respectively, while trading was led by a Similar to the 2014 auction, a strong contingent of international shoppers made for spirited bidding and included B. Wayne Hughes' Lexington-based Spendthrift Farm, which was active at last year's sale, both as buyer and consignor; Angus Gold of Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Stud; China Horse Club, including in partnership with Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stables; Katsumi Yoshida of Northern Horse Farm in Japan; and BBA Ireland, as well as buyers from Hong Kong and South Africa.

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  13. TOBA Ownership Seminar Set for April 18-19Read the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Blood Horse

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is holding a two-day Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar in Lexington that will include a trip to WinStar Farm's training center, a private backstretch tour of Race Course, and two days of live racing at Keeneland. The seminar, sponsored by Blood-Horse , will begin Saturday, April 18 with a visit to WinStar Farm to learn how the farm's horses are trained and prepped for the racetrack.

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  14. Carpe Diem Bounces Out of Blue Grass WinRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Blood Horse

    He is third on the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" leaderboard behind Louisiana Derby winner Sarah Campion, assistant to trainer Mark Casse, said Danzig Moon came out of the race well and most likely will ship to "He got pretty tired yesterday, but then he had a right to, since he did not get much out of his first race of the year," trainer Jim Cassidy said, referring to the colt's troubled trip in the San Felipe , in which he finished eighth. Cassidy said the Kentucky Derby remains a possibility, but he wants to see how the colt responds from the race back at did back in 2010," Cassidy said before leaving Lexington.

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  15. Keeneland Cancels Last Four Races Opening DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Blood Horse

    Members of the Keeneland communications department said they couldn't recall, and have no record of, an instance of cancellation in the 78-year history of the track. The $100,000 Transylvania Stakes , which already had scratched down to a seven-horse field from 13 original starters after the race was moved off the turf before the start of the card, was rescheduled for April 15. Lexington remained under a flash-flood warning and tornado watch after six of the day's 10 races were run on a sloppy track.

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  16. Claiborne Newest Breeders' Cup Farm PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Blood Horse

    The Breeders' Cup announced that Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., is the fifth farm to become an official farm partner of the World Championships. Coolmore, Lane's End Farm, Three Chimneys Farm, and WinStar Farm are the other Breeders' Cup farm partners.

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  17. Kentucky Horse Park Commissions Cigar StatueRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Blood Horse

    The Kentucky Horse Park has commissioned artist Douwe "Dow" Blumberg to sculpt a depiction of Thoroughbred Cigar to honor the champion who died Oct. 7 at age 24. Due to support of the Cigar Memorial Fund from all over the world, the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is able to commission a statue that will be placed at Cigar's grave at the Hall of Champions. The Kentucky Horse Park selected Blumberg, in part, because he is a Kentucky artist and former professional horse trainer.

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  18. Frosted Looking to Rebound in Wood MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Blood Horse

    But as the race concluded, Frosted suddenly threw his head up in the air and pretty much lost his action, dramatically shortening stride. In the blink of an eye, his easy lead was gone.

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  19. Blue Grass Hopefuls Train at KeenelandRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Blood Horse

    "He went about a mile and a half." Carpe Diem enters the Toyota Blue Grass with three wins in four starts, including Keeneland's Claiborne Breeders' Futurity in October.

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  20. Kentucky Tracks, HBPA Partner to Fund TAARead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Blood Horse

    A partnership agreement signed by leaders of the three organizations calls for Kentucky HBPA member owners to contribute $5 to the TAA for each of their horses that start in races at the two tracks. Churchill Downs and Keeneland would then match each contribution generated in their respective races.

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