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  1. NTWAB to Honor American Pharoah TeamRead the original story

    Yesterday | Blood Horse

    Members of the NTWAB also voted to honor Eclipse Award winners Tom Hammond of NBC and Tim Layden of Sports Illustrated , Cathy Schenck of the Keeneland Library, and distinguished turf writer Bill Mooney. Tom Leach, voice of the University of Kentucky athletics, will emcee the dinner.

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  2. Wise Dan Completes Final Breeze for WoodbineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blood Horse

    The 8-year-old Wiseman's Ferry gelding went five furlongs in 1:00 flat on trainer Charlie LoPresti's watch, and galloped out six furlongs in 1:12. The Woodbine Mile, a race Wise Dan won in 2012 and 2013, will be the first start for the six-time Eclipse Award winner since his victory last October in the Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland, after which he was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture at the bottom of the cannon bone of his right front fetlock.

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  3. Keen Ice Tired After Travers, 'Classic' AheadRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Blood Horse

    Donegal Racing's color bearer, who had lost to American Pharoah in three straight grade I events before the Travers, walked the shedrow Aug. 30. "He was laying down last night before I left and that's the first time I had seen that, so he was tired," Romans said of the colt. "I think he really got a lot out of the race.

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  4. Stacy Mitchhart to Conclude TOBA DinnerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Blood Horse

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced that Nashville-based singer/songwriter Stacy Mitchhart and his band will perform at the conclusion of the 30th annual National Awards Dinner. The dinner at Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington will be held Sept.

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  5. Keeneland Plans for Sale Activity During BCRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Blood Horse

    In addition to the two-day Breeders' Cup, Keeneland is conducting a one-day "Prelude to the Cup" race card Oct. 29. But Keeneland is taking steps to ensure that any consignors, their staff and vendors, and buyers will not be impeded in trying to get onto the sale grounds for the usual pre-sale showings and inspections.

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  6. Travers Stakes: High AnxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Blood Horse

    Call me a worry wart. I've been known to see the glass half empty; just my nature.

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  7. Keeneland Releases Breeders' Cup Parking PlanRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Blood Horse

    Most racing fans coming to Lexington this fall for the Breeders' Cup World Championships will likely need to take advantage of three park-and-ride locations around the city. will be extremely limited Oct. 30-31, when the racetrack will host the championship races for the first time.

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  8. American Pharoah Stops in LexingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Blood Horse

    A quick hello from the Triple Crown champ at Blue Grass Airport en route to NY for the Travers Stakes .

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  9. Health Zone: August 8, 2015 - Hoof CareRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Blood Horse

    Many things can cause inflammation of the hoof laminae . Serious cases may progress to founder .

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  10. Wise Dan Goes Five Furlongs in :59 FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Blood Horse

    13 Ricoh Woodbine Mile , a race he has won twice. It will be the first start back for the 8-year-old Wiseman's Ferry gelding since he won the Shadwell Turf Mile last October at Keeneland, after which he was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture at the bottom of the cannon bone of his right front fetlock.

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  11. Keeneland to Present Prelude to the CupRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Blood Horse

    Race Course has announced that tickets go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 25, for its Oct. 29 "Prelude to the Cup" race card leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships Oct. 30-31. Individual ticket reservations and more information for Prelude to the Cup are available at Keeneland.com/prelude .

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  12. Souper Colossal Lands Inside for Smarty JonesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Blood Horse

    Purses for 11 races Aug. 29 total a tad more than $1 million. The Smarty Jones, named for the Pennsylvania-bred colt who was named champion 3-year-old of 2004, is worth $300,000 and raced at one mile and 70 yards.

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  13. Attempt Made for World's Largest HorseshoeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Blood Horse

    The Kentucky Derby Museum, the 2015 Secretariat Festival, and Secretariat.com have formally applied to Guinness World Records for the world's largest horseshoe. An exact replica of a shoe worn by Triple Crown winner Secretariat, the finished piece is expected to weigh nearly a half-ton.

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  14. F-T Adds Day to October Yearling SaleRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Blood Horse

    With a record number of 1,400 entries to date, Fasig-Tipton has added an additional day to its October yearling sale in Lexington that will run Oct. 19-22. "Thoroughbred sales like the October sale gain momentum when they work well for both sellers and buyers," Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning said in an Aug. 21 release.

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  15. Jess's Dream Entered for Monday at SpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Blood Horse

    Jess's Dream will start with more of a route of ground to cover; his race is 1 1/8 miles and drew a field of eight. Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez is slated to be in the irons from post 3; Jess's Dream will carry 118 pounds.

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  16. TOBA Dinner Honor for Claimer St. BorealisRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Blood Horse

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders announced Aug. 20 that a Claiming Crown Horse of the Year will be awarded at the TOBA National Awards Dinner. This new award will be presented by the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association at the Sept.

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  17. Giant Cruiser is First Winner for Giant OakRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Blood Horse

    Giant Cruiser was bred in Louisiana by Millennium Farms and Carrol J. Castille and is trained by Steven Flint for Whispering Oaks Farm.

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  18. Kentucky Breeder Kathryn West Dies at Age 91Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Blood Horse

    Kathryn Martin West, who with her late husband Robert "Smiser" West, operated Waterford Farm near Midway, Ky., died Aug. 18 in Midway at age 91. Smiser West, a retired dentist who died in 2006, and Kathryn, bred many of their horses in partnership with the late Hall of Fame trainer MacKenzie Miller and his wife, Martha. Among the top horses bred by the Wests and Millers were champions Chilukki and De La Rose and grade I winners Lite Light and Tweedside.

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  19. Four New Members Elected to The Jockey ClubRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Blood Horse

    The Jockey Club announced Aug. 17 the election of four new members: W. B. Rogers Beasley, John Magnier, Rosendo Parra, and Thomas S. Robbins. Beasley has served as director of racing since 2001 and was the track's sales director for 19 years prior to his current post.

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  20. Tizzarunner First Winner for TizwayRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | Blood Horse

    There are 75 2-year-olds in his first crop. A two-time grade I winner, Tizway captured the 2011 Whitney Invitational Handicap and Metropolitan Handicap as well as the 2010 Kelso Handicap .

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