Posted: June 2, 2020

Two-Year-Old Sales Start Again – What to Expect

Ocala Breeders' Sale / Photo Credit: Tibor & Judit Photography The last time I looked at two-year-olds-in-training sales, the market had virtually collapsed, in the shadow of a looming pandemic and a stock market crash. At the Ocala Breeders Sales Co.’s March sale – the only one held so far this year – both average and median price dropped more than a third from last year, and more than half the horses listed in the catalog went home unsold. After a decade of steadily rising prices – last year some...

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Posted: June 1, 2020

Horse Athletes: The Physical Impact Of Emotional Stress

Daddy Long Legs Photo Credit: Courtney Snow/Past The Wire Stress; An Introduction Few things in life are more compromising than stress, it is universally experienced, individually managed and presents itself in two basic forms, emotional stress and physical stress. Stresses that are physically emanated, especially those which are more protracted in their recovery time, can negatively affect the psyche. Depending on circumstances, where physical stress is or has been experienced, you can be hopeful that once the physical issue is remedied so is the collateral psychological anxieties that hitched a...

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Posted: May 27, 2020

Fast Horses and Fast Judgements

I have often said, in only half jest, that Google rules the world. The internet search engine has evolved to almost an untouchable entity with so much more knowledge and influence than most even begin to comprehend. Social media does some good things. It connects old friends, creates new ones, spreads knowledge and information in real time across the world. The internet has been a game changer. That is no secret. It is also no secret that with most good also comes bad. We have gone from actual experts, to...

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The Road to the Kentucky Derby Extension, adds Ohio Derby and Others

More series races to be added LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Churchill Downs Racetrack today announced that the Ohio Derby has been added to the extension of the “Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve.” The...

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