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  1. Demand for Quality at F-T Winter Mixed SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Blood Horse

    There were few surprises Feb. 8 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale in Lexington, with buyers continuing to show selectivity in a competitive marketplace for quality stock while there was little demand for cheaper horses. mare in foal to the late stallion Scat Daddy was purchased by Green Lantern Stables for $210,000 to top the session, which had considerably more horses on offer than the first day a year ago, making comparisons somewhat deceptive.

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  2. Medaglia d'Oro Season Added to F-T SaleRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Blood Horse

    The season will be offered after Hip 480, just before the beginning of the supplemental catalog, during the sale's second session Feb. 9. Medaglia's d'Oro stands at Darley near Lexington for a 2016 fee of $150,000. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the season will be donated to charities that include the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

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  3. Is Regulation Itself Thwarting Uniformity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Blood Horse

    Achieving true uniformity in equine medication and testing goes well beyond basic adoption of model rules, according to attorneys, horsemen, and veterinarians who picked apart the current system Feb. 5 during the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association medication forum. The issues include a regulatory system that hasn't kept pace with ultra-sensitive drug-testing equipment; regulatory agencies that adopt model rules but don't follow them; and an inability to cohesively deal with cases of environment contamination.

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  4. Krikorian Buys Blood-Horse BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Blood Horse

    Thoroughbred owner/breeder George Krikorian this week closed on a $5.25 million purchase of the Lexington office building owned by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. The building at 3101 Beaumont Centre Circle houses the TOBA offices and the Blood-Horse media operation, which TOBA co-owns with The Jockey Club.

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  5. Changed Market for Stallion IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    Three managers of some of the most successful sires of the 1980s and '90s reflected on the past and current states of the stallion market during a panel discussion Feb. 2 as part of the Educational Symposium of the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association at Keeneland. Ric Waldman, a consultant who managed the breeding careers of such stallions as Storm Cat and Deputy Minister, recalled the early struggles to get mares to Storm Cat, whose brilliant racing career was cut short before the horse took off and they were able to expand the number of mares to whom he was bred.

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  6. Beshear: Challenges Remain for Horse IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    Steve Beshear, the former two-term governor of Kentucky whose run ended in December 2014, said the recent winter storm that dumped about 10 inches of snow in Lexington and twice that much in eastern parts of the state drove home the point he didn't have the same responsibilities. "When that snowstorm hit, for the first time I got up that morning, and the only driveway I had to worry about was mine," Beshear said.

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  7. Equine Sale Repositories Under ScrutinyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    Information and analysis of endoscopic exams and radiographs placed within repositories at major sales were designed to assist with the auction process, but they continue to pose issues for veterinarians, buyers, and sellers. That was the consensus from a panel of industry professionals during the Feb. 2 Educational Symposium put on by the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association at the Keeneland sales pavilion in Lexington.

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  8. F-T Kentucky Supplemental Catalog OnlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    The supplemental catalog, which consists of Hips 481-528, will begin immediately following the conclusion of the main catalog on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The supplement consists of several stakes-performing racing and/or broodmare prospects, short yearlings, and mares in foal. , a 4-year-old filly who was a stakes winner at 2 and has career earnings of more than $137,000.

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  9. BH 100: Weekly Format Takes ShapeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    The forerunners of Blood-Horse were the Kentucky Thoroughbred Horse Association Bulletin and then the Thoroughbred Horse Association Bulletin, first published in 1916 and 1917, respectively. The THA was a vigorous organization that attracted nearly 700 members, and its monthly Bulletin was supported in part by members' donation of 1% of their horses' winning purses.

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  10. Beasley to Retire From KeenelandRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Blood Horse

    June 30, it was announced Feb. 2. The New Orleans native dedicated 34 years of leadership to the Lexington sales and racing operation. During his tenure, according to a release, Beasley played key roles in establishing Keeneland's position as the world's premier Thoroughbred auction house and strengthening the track's lucrative racing program, which last year successfully hosted the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

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  11. Diabolical Dame Tied to Multiple 2015 AwardsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Blood Horse

    The New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association honored its 2015 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse champions during its Zia Awards Banquet in Albuquerque Jan. 28. Breeders Fred Alexander, Todd Fincher, and Brad King were honored with the 2015 Julep Cup by Blood-Horse of Lexington. Alexander, Fincher, and King were the breeders of Diabolical Dame, out of the Devon Lane mare Vipervapor, was honored as the champion New Mexico-bred 3-year-old filly for 2015.

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  12. KY Company, Horse Feed Evolve With ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Blood Horse

    Production of quality horse feed has evolved into a combination of natural ingredients and science. And just because a product is widely accepted doesn't mean it's not under regular review - by users and producers.

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  13. Hakassan to Stud at Millennium FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Blood Horse

    His 2016 fee is private, with incentives for select mares. Hakassan, who will stand as property of Green Hills Farm, was a group III winner at age 2 and the following year won the St. Leger, Two Thousand Guineas, and Gran Criterium, all group I races together known as the Triple Crown of Chile, with an average win margin of more than eight lengths.

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  14. Slideshow: Training Progeny of BernardiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Blood Horse

    Bernardini, Sheikh Mohammed's homebred son of A.P. Indy trained by Tom Albertrani to win six consecutive races, including the Preakness and Travers stakes en route to 3-year-old male championship honors in 2006, has emerged as a top-class sire. Bernardini stands at Darley near Lexington, where his 2016 fee is $100,000, the 13 year old horse has been represented by 43 stakes winners, including 31 graded winners, and progeny that have earned in excess of $50 million from six crops aged 3 year olds and up.

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  15. Kentucky Horseman Ted Bates Dies at 92Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Blood Horse

    Horsemen Ted Bates, who was associated with a number of Central Kentucky farms over several decades and was a former general manager of Fasig-Tipton Kentucky, died Jan. 22 at the age of 92. Bates entered the Thoroughbred industry in August 1950 and eventually started his own breeding, boarding, breaking, and sales operation under the banner of Ted Bates Farm, which he operated for more than 22 years. Bates started out at Coldstream Farm near Lexington, working under farm manager Charlie Kenney and Kenney's foreman, Melvin Cinnamon.

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  16. Gomo Still Eyeing Kentucky OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Blood Horse

    "We left her back in Lexington for a little while, where Larry Bramlage plucked it out, and 45-60 days later, we had her back here at Santa Anita tack walking," O'Neill said Jan. 24. "It was very subtle and we had her with the best." The ankle injury knocked Gomo out of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies , but O'Neill assistant Leandro Mora said in October that the ultimate goal was to get the filly to the May 6 Longines Kentucky Oaks and that remains the plan.

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  17. Ward No Longer KHRC Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Blood Horse

    Former trainer John T. Ward has left his position as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, the second major leadership departure at the regulatory agency since Matt Bevin assumed office as Kentucky governor in early December. Ward, who conditioned to an upset victory in the 2001 Kentucky Derby , did not elaborate on his departure and said he has no plans to return to training, but would still like to be involved in the industry "for the betterment of racing."

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  18. Old Friends Barn Destroyed by FireRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Blood Horse

    A fire at Old Friends retirement farm near Georgetown, Ky., has destroyed a barn that housed horses, all of which reportedly were safely evacuated. WLEX television station in Lexington reported from the scene early Jan. 23 that firefighters were hampered in getting access to the barn due to the winter storm that dumped up to a foot of snow in most parts of Central Kentucky.

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  19. Fires on Familiar Path with DiscreetnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Blood Horse

    It's a familiar schedule for Fires. In 2011, Robert and Loval Yagos' Archarcharch finished fourth in the Smarty Jones before winning the Southwest.

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  20. Gans Joins EQUIX as Equine AnalystRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Blood Horse

    Lexington-based bloodstock agency EQUIX announced Gina Gans has joined the company as an equine analyst. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Gans has over a dozen years of experience with training Thoroughbreds, racehorse care, and exercise riding.

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