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

    Monday | 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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  2. Zenyatta Bred to Medaglia d'OroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  3. Papa John's Again Partners With TAARead the original story

    Monday | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Nyquist Staying On Target for the DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Mohaymen Wows in First Churchill WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | 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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  12. Jolley, Vasquez Back at KeenelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | 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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  13. First Winner for To Honor and ServeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Blood Horse

    His 2016 fee is $15,000 at Antony Beck's Gainesway, near Lexington. There are 97 2-year-olds in his first crop.

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  14. Nyquist Update: Jogs at KeenelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Blood Horse

    's main track April 19 as he moves toward the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands . Reddam Racing's son of "He showed us everything we wanted to see," said Doug O'Neill's assistant Jack Sisterton, who is overseeing the O'Neill barn in Lexington.

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  15. HRRN, NBC Sports Extend Triple Crown DealRead the original story

    Monday Apr 18 | Blood Horse

    Horse Racing Radio Network, the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, will partner with NBC Sports Group to provide live radio coverage of all three Triple Crown races through 2018. According to an April 18 release, for each race NBC Sports Radio will present two hours of live coverage from 5-7 p.m. EDT, produced in partnership with HRRN and distributed by Westwood One.

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  16. Creator Soars Home to Win Arkansas DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | Blood Horse

    Last of 12 in the backstretch, as many as 15 1/4 lengths behind under jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. - as set fractions of :22.81, :46.33, and 1:10.61, with Cupid stalking in second - Creator wound up much the best Saturday, finishing 1 1/4 lengths clear of fellow closer checked in third, another 1 1/2 lengths behind. The final time for 1 1/8 miles was 1:50.14.

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  17. Tepin Sets Jenny Wiley RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | Blood Horse

    The Mark Casse trainee broke a mark that stood at the Lexington oval for 20 years when she took the 1 1/16-mile test "Mr. Masterson - if it wasn't for him, everybody wouldn't get to see the great Tepin," Casse said. "He wanted to let her run another year .

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  18. Swipe Looking for Win in LexingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Blood Horse

    's Lexington Stakes . The 1 1/16-mile Lexington shares the bill in Lexington with the grade I Jenny Wiley Stakes.

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  19. Tepin Returns to Keeneland for Wiley RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 14 | Blood Horse

    The other graded stakes that day are the $200,000 Ben Ali and $150,000 Lexington . males by 2 1/4 lengths in the Breeders' Cup Mile to cinch her 2015 Eclipse Award honors as outstanding turf mare.

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  20. California Owner and Breeder Naify DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | Blood Horse

    Robert Naify, who with his wife, Jan Van de Bos Naify, races in the name of Ran Jan Racing, died April 7 at his home in San Francisco. He was 94. Robert and his brother, Marshall, grew up in the San Francisco area after their parents emigrated from Syria and Lebanon.

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