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Clay Whitham to Give Keynote at 2018 HBPA Convention

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:12
Clay Whitham co-manages with his mother, Janis, the family's racing and breeding operation, Whitham Thoroughbreds. The Whithams keep about 10 broodmares and a similar amount of horses in training.

Protonico Moves to Darby Dan Farm

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55
Protonico, a four-time graded stakes-winning son of Giant's Causeway, has moved to John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for the 2018 breeding season.

Khozan Leads Journeyman Stud's 2018 Roster

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55
Central Florida's Journeyman Stud released its 2018 stud fees Nov. 16, led by first-crop weanling sire Khozan, whose fee has been set at $5,000.

Juveniles Take Center Stage in California

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Desi Arnez Stakes at Del Mar.

Clay Whitham Keynote Speaker at 2018 HBPA Convention

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55
Clay Whitham co-manages with his mother, Janis, the family's racing and breeding operation, Whitham Thoroughbreds. The Whithams keep about 10 broodmares and a similar amount of horses in training.

Mile Championship: Japan's Year-End Honors Up For Grabs

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:55
Japan's Autumn Festival of group 1 events centers on Kyoto Nov. 19, where a rather wide-open field tackles the Mile Championship with year-end honors on the line.

Year-End Honors Up For Grabs in Mile Championship

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:31
Japan's Autumn Festival of group 1 events centers on Kyoto Nov. 19, where a rather wide-open field tackles the Mile Championship with year-end honors on the line.

Stormy Liberal in for HK Sprint, Richard's Boy Possible

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:31
Immediately after standout races by three of their sprinters in the Breeders' Cup, Rockingham Ranch and trainer Peter Miller considered each for a run in the prestigious Hong Kong Sprint (G1) at Sha Tin Dec. 10.

Health Zone: Correcting Crooked Legs in Foals

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:31
Many foals are born with some degree of angular limb deformity. Most common are knees too close together (carpal valgus), with fetlock joints wide apart. Next common is bowlegged at the knees (carpal varus), with fetlock joints too close together.

Look Back: Glorious Song Travels East and Triumphs

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:00
A Look Back at Glorious Song, who won three straight grade 1 races in 1980, including the Top Flight Handicap.

Tom Queally, Rider of Frankel, Moves Tack to California

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:35
Tom Queally, known best as the regular jockey of undefeated European champion Frankel, has relocated to Northern California, where he'll begin riding Nov. 16 at Golden Gate Fields.

TIP Youth Ambassadors Share Their OTTB Enthusiasm

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:35
The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Incentive Program Youth Ambassadors are a special group of young off-track Thoroughbred supporters who want to share their passion for ex-racehorses with the equestrian world.

Fasig-Tipton Adds 73 to Midlantic December Mixed Sale

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:35
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged an additional 73 entries for its upcoming Midlantic December mixed sale, to be held Dec. 5 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md.

Broken Vow Filly Tops Keeneland November Ninth Session

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:35
Weanlings brought eight of the 10 highest prices of the Nov. 15 ninth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, led by the sale of a daughter of Broken Vow to Hidden Brook, agent, for $110,000.

Horse Races Now Appoints Interim CEO Leeds

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 03:35
The Horse Races Now Board of Directors has appointed board member R. Scott Leeds as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

Dona Bruja Bids for More Churchill Success in Cardinal

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:53
Dona Bruja (ARG), winner of the Old Forester Mint Julep Handicap (G3T) on Churchill Downs' Matt Winn Turf Course in June, will seek her second stakes triumph over that surface in the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap (G3T) Nov. 18.

Adena Springs Announces 2018 Stud Fees

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:53
Adena Springs' nine-horse stallion roster is led by Ghostzapper, who finished 2017 as the eighth general leading sire in North America. His 2018 fee will be $85,000, increased from $75,000 last year.

Richardson to Receive KTO Horseman of the Year Award

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:53
Dr. J. David Richardson is the 2017 recipient of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners' prestigious Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year Award.

Calumet Farm Announces 2018 Stallion Roster

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:53
Keen Ice, Bal a Bali, War Correspondent, and Mr. Z have been added to the Calumet Stallion Roster for 2018, which announced it's fees for the upcoming season Nov. 15.

Race Horses Now Appoints Interim CEO Leeds

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:01
The Horse Races Now Board of Directors has appointed board member R. Scott Leeds as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

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