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  1. 'Evolution of Racing' Approaches in LexingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Blood Horse

    What is being called "the evolution of horse racing" is currently a construction site - a rather muddy one because of recent heavy rain - but in a few weeks it will mark a major change in the Lexington horseracing environment. will move to The Red Mile, a harness track, as part of a partnership that includes a 75,000-square-foot first floor that will house 906 historical racing machines set to go online in early October.

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  2. American Pharoah to HaskellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Blood Horse

    's first start after a historic 5 1/2-length triumph in the June 6 Belmont Stakes presented by DraftKings . "I wanted to look at a race for him that was still running against 3-year-olds and running in a race that would be easy on him , considering the campaign he had," Zayat said July 2. "It's all about American Pharoah.

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  3. Genuine Reward to Old FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Blood Horse

    Genuine Reward, one of only two living foals produced by 1980 Kentucky Derby -winning filly Genuine Risk, has found a new home at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Lexington. The 22-year-old stallion, who had been at stud near Sheridan, Wyoming, was discovered via an advertisement on Craigslist offering him to a good home for "$500 or best offer."

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  4. Summer Select Sales Guide: In the DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Blood Horse

    Reiley McDonald fell hard for racehorses, literally. A rider as a child, McDonald took a summer job on a Thoroughbred farm around the corner from his home near Monkton, Md.

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  5. F-T Horses of Racing Age Catalog LaunchedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Blood Horse

    The interactive catalog for Fasig-Tipton's summer selected horses of racing age sale is available online . The session will be immediately following the July sale of selected yearlings Thursday, July 9, in Lexington.

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  6. Lucky Lurie First Winner for GirolamoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Blood Horse

    Winner of the 2010 Vosburgh Stakes , Girolamo is a full brother to grade III winner Lucky Lurie, a homebred for Alan Brodsky, prevailed as the 6-5 favorite in Thursday's five-furlong main-track race for 2-year-old New York-breds by a neck over

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  7. Paddy O'Prado Represented by First WinnerRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Blood Horse

    Sent off at 25-1 in the five-furlong maiden claimer, Shesthewinner tracked the early pace along the inside, moved up along the rail in the turn, and moved through a narrow opening at the sixteenth pole for a game neck victory. Produced from the Vicar mare White She Devil, Shesthewinner was bred in Kentucky by Machmer Hall and is trained by Gennadi Dorochenko for Raut LLC. Raut purchased the filly for $3,000 from the Brookdale Sales consignment to the 2014 Keeneland September yearling sale.

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  8. Fox Appointed Sales Manager at Darley AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Blood Horse

    Sheikh Mohammed's Darley has announced that Darren Fox has been appointed sales manager of its stallion division in the U.S. Fox, who hails from County Roscommon in the western part of Ireland, graduated from the Darley Flying Start course in 2009 and worked for Darley near Lexington for four years prior to moving to his position as stallion seasons director at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky. Fox, who holds a degree in equine science from the University of Limerick, will oversee the sales team at Darley.

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  9. Suspension, Fine for Trainer Norris UpheldRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Blood Horse

    A three-year suspension and $15,000 fine imposed upon trainer Mike Norris for multiple drug violations in Indiana last year have been upheld by an administrative law judge. Norris was summarily suspended by stewards last Aug. 26 after tests on five horses he trained at Racing & Casino last May and June tested positive for the corticosteroid hydrocortisone succinate .

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  10. Breeders' Cup, RaceTech Partner on New GameRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Blood Horse

    Breeders' Cup and RaceTech have announced they are partnering to develop a new historical horse racing game that will make its debut just prior to the Oct. 30-31 Breeders' Cup World Championships at The Breeders' Cup game will launch at the historic Red Mile racetrack in downtown Lexington. The facility is undergoing a major renovation designed to showcase the RaceTech historical horse race system, including the Breeders' Cup game.

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  11. Hagyard Equine is Breeders' Cup PartnerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Blood Horse

    The Breeders' Cup announced that Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is an official partner of the Breeders' Cup World Championships in the equine first response unit category. The 32nd Breeders' Cup, consisting of 13 grade I races and $26 million in purses and awards, will be held Oct. 30-31 at in Lexington.

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  12. Fasig-Tipton Lends Hand to New VocationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Blood Horse

    New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program June 22 said Fasig-Tipton has donated $100,000 to sponsor the outdoor arena at its new racehorse retraining and re-homing facility at historic Mereworth Farm in Central Kentucky. With phase one of the project to start construction in June, Fasig-Tipton is one of the founding supporters of the New Vocations $2 million capital campaign.

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  13. Triple Crown Stars Still Riding HighRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Blood Horse

    The party's still on for the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years - and the owner, trainer, and jockey. completed his sweep of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, Xpressbet.com Preakness, and Belmont Stakes Presented by DarftKings , the past few weeks have turned into a whirlwind of TV appearances, first pitches, and victory celebrations for owner Ahmed Zayat, trainer Bob Baffert, and jockey Victor Espinoza.

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  14. Sips 'n Saddles Fundraiser June 19Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Blood Horse

    The Makers Mark Secretariat Center is holding a "Sips 'n Saddles" fundraiser cookout June 19 at its location on the grounds of Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington. Country superstar Mark Wills will perform a 45-minute concert exclusively for the event that will also include barbecue, ice cream, and locally produced wines, beer, and bourbon.

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  15. Sips 'n Saddle Fundraiser June 19Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Blood Horse

    The Makers Mark Secretariat Center is holding a "Sips 'n Saddles" fundraiser cookout June 19 at its location on the grounds of Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington. Country superstar Mark Wills will perform a 45-minute concert exclusively for the event that will also include barbeque, ice cream, and locally produced wines, beer, and bourbon.

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  16. Judge Reverses Werre's One-Year SuspensionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Blood Horse

    A circuit court judge has reversed the one-year suspension imposed by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on trainer Daniel Werre for a positive medication test at in December 2012. Werre, who obtained his trainer's license in 2011, was suspended April 3, 2014, after the KHRC upheld the stewards' initial suspension and a $5,000 fine as a result of a post-race positive test on , winner of the ninth race at Turfway on Dec. 7, 2012, which showed the presence of the medication Levamisole, a Class A prohibited substance under Kentucky regulations.

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  17. Awesome Vision Preps for Second CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Blood Horse

    According to a June 16 release, Awesome Vision is in a retraining program and slated to compete in the Thoroughbred Makeover's eventing and show jumping disciplines Oct. 23-25 at the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington under West Point racing manager Erin Birkenhauer. West Point and trainer Tom Albertrani decided to retire the horse after a small knee chip was discovered following an eighth-place finish in the April 19 Danger's Hour Stakes at "This horse's retirement is bittersweet," said West Point Thoroughbreds president and founder Terry Finley.

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  18. Slideshow: The Week in Photos for 6/16/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Blood Horse

    Under a perfectly timed stretch rally by jockey Julien Leparoux, Prado's Sweet Ride passed Lady Zuzu in the final strides to win the $100,000 Regret Stakes on Saturday, June 13 at Churchill Downs. Frivolous edged just past pacesetter Yahilwa on the turn and then pulled away through the stretch to win the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap in a 32-1 upset June 13 at Churchill Downs.

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  19. New Four-Part Series of Digital Ads from ABRRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Blood Horse

    America's Best Racing, the multi-media fan development and awareness-building platform initiated by The Jockey Club, has launched a four-part series of digital video ads celebrating the 350th anniversary of the birth of horse racing in America. The ads were filmed and produced by ABR Films at Race Course in Lexington.

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  20. American Pharoah Returns to the TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Blood Horse

    Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh returned to the race track for the first time since winning the June 6 Belmont Stakes. Based in Barn 33 at Churchill, American Pharoah went to the track lead by Jimmy Barnes with Jorge Alvarez up.

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