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  1. Colt is First Winner for Maclean's MusicRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    The 2-year-old colt trained by Tom Proctor was sent off as the 2-5 favorite and did not disappoint, winning by 3 1/2 lengths over mare Water in the Pond, Is Everybody Happy descends from the female family of grade I stakes winner Condo Commando and multiple graded stakes winner Yearly Report.

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  2. Lexington Horseman Randolph DiesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    Randolph worked as the yearling manager at Spendthrift Farm in the late 1970s. He founded Randolph Farm in 1980.

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  3. Belmont Fan Bash to Be Held June 9Read the original story

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    America's Best Racing announced the second annual Belmont Fan Bash will be Thursday, June 9, at 121 Fulton Street, an American bar and grill located in the heart of the Financial District in New York City. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation will be beneficiaries of the event.

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  4. Dialed In's First Starter is WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Blood Horse

    She faced four other challengers in a 4 1/2-furlong $44,000 maiden special weight. After the break, Maximum Edge stalked favorite into the turn, floated wide heading into the stretch, and then hooked up with the pacesetter.

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  5. Desormeaux, Baffert Trying to Defeat NyquistRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | Blood Horse

    After Exaggerator made two laps around the Pimlico oval May 18, Desormeaux said he is hoping that perhaps Nyquist has not recovered from the rigors of his Derby victory. "The way we are going to beat him is not by being just fast," Desormeaux said of Nyquist.

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  6. Riker Chases Marine Stakes Return to FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Blood Horse

    The Sovereign Award-winning 2-year-old colt of 2015 took four straight races last year, all at Woodbine. His victories included the Grey Stakes , his prep for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile at in his most recent start, where he finished eighth in the April 16 Lexington Stakes .

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  7. Millionaire Wallenda Put Down at Old FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Blood Horse

    Grade I winner and millionaire Wallenda was put down May 9 at Old Friends Retirement Farm near Georgetown, Ky. The 26-year-old horse battled a bad foot throughout his life and showed great courage. 1 comment

  8. U.S. Handle, Purses Up in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Blood Horse

    Thoroughbred racing's economic health, as measured by handle and purses, is bright as the industry rolls into the Triple Crown season. Handle, purses, and number of race days in the United States all showed increases last month, when compared with April of 2015.

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  9. Breeder Lucy Bassett Dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Blood Horse

    Lucy Gay Bassett, the wife of James E. "Ted" Bassett III died at her home at Lanark Farm in Woodford County May 1. She was 87. Born in Lexington in 1928, she was the daughter of the late A. B. and Elizabeth Simms Gay of Spring Station, Ky. She led a very active and successful life as the owner and breeder of Lanark Farm, where she bred more than 10 stakes winners and three grade I winners, including Adoration, the winner of the 2003 Breeders' Cup Distaff and 2004 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap , who earned more than $2 million for John and Jerry Amerman and trainer David Hofmans.

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  10. Zenyatta Bred to Medaglia d'OroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Blood Horse

    Zenyatta, a 12-year-old Street Cry mare who resides at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., will be checked in 15 days to determine whether she is in foal. Medaglia d'Oro stands for a fee of $150,000 at Darley outside of Lexington.

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  11. Papa John's Again Partners With TAARead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Blood Horse

    Papa John's Pizza announced May 2 it has reactivated a special promotion with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to support aftercare for retired Thoroughbreds during the 2016 Triple Crown season. Papa John's, a TAA partner, hosted a similar fundraiser during the month leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships last fall in the Louisville and Lexington markets, and was able to raise more than $8,000 for the TAA.

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  12. KHRC, Churchill Outline Testing, SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Blood Horse

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has ordered out-of-competition testing of blood samples drawn from horses expected for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Longines Kentucky Oaks , as well as from more than 50% of the horses pointing to other stakes on the May 6-7 programs at An outline of the KHRC medication and testing protocol and security measures being implemented by Churchill was released April 29. The blood samples for out-of-competition testing have or will be taken prior to entry time and sent to LGC Science in Lexington "for immediate testing," officials said.

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  13. Keeneland Ends With Handle, Attendance GainsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Blood Horse

    The Lexington track, whose 16-day spring meet spanned April 8-29, credited full fields and competitive racing for double-digit gains in on-track and all-sources wagering. On-track handle of $17,974,896 outpaced last spring's $16,142,325 by 11.35%.

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  14. Olorda Front-Running Winner of BewitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Blood Horse

    She relaxed well on the lead throughout and had enough to hold off late-running Olorda, bred by Gestut Berwangerhof, made her United States debut last July with an 11th-place finish in the Belmont Oaks Invitational . She next raced in October at Keeneland and finished fourth in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup , then shipped to California and checked in 12th of 14 in the Matriarch Stakes at , and with Leparoux riding, the filly showed good early foot to lead all the way in the 1 3/16-mile The Very One Stakes .

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  15. Nyquist Wraps up Serious Derby PreparationsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Blood Horse

    Reddam Racing's Nyquist completed his serious work for the Derby on Friday, April 29 before the first race at when he breezed a mile in 1:41 under regular jockey Mario Gutierrez. The undefeated champion 2-year-old male was credited with splits of :27, :51, and 1:15.

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  16. Nyquist Staying On Target for the DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Trainer Doug O'Neill stopped off in Lexington to check on the likely favorite for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on his way back to California from Charleston, W.Va., where he'd run "The big boy looks great," O'Neill said after reviewing his string in Barn 24 at Keeneland. "He ate up great; his legs are ice cold."

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  17. World Cup Report: Something About 'Chrome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Blood Horse

    There's his signature ear prick, a turn of the head toward snapping cameras - the look of eagles. It's looming, Chrome's chance at redemption, as these last few days to the $10 million Dubai World Cup count down.

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  18. BC Helped Boost Lexington Tourism NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Keeneland held the event Oct. 30-31. It was tied in with a festival that linked many events in Central Kentucky.

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  19. Mohaymen Wows in First Churchill WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Blood Horse

    Neal McLaughlin pointed to his arm by way of telling his brother and boss, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, what he thought of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands contender cruised a half-mile in :46 4/5 under exercise rider Miguel Jaime, the fastest of 27 works at the distance, in his first workout since struggling home fourth at 4-5 odds in the April 2 Xpressbet.com Florida Derby . Churchill clockers caught his splits in :12 flat for the first eighth-mile, :23 3/5 for the quarter, and :35 1/5 for three-eighths, galloping out to five-eighths in :59 3/5 and six furlongs in 1:12 4/5.

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  20. Jolley, Vasquez Back at KeenelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Blood Horse

    "I got bored. I don't play golf anymore and I don't fish, so I went back to doing what I know," the 78-year-old Jolley said April 20 at Barn 5 at Jolley had no starters in 2013 and 2014, resumed training in 2015, and now has three runners.

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