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Final Handle Numbers for 2020 –What Does It All Mean?

POSTED: January 7, 2021

By Steve Zorn Handle, purse and related numbers for 2020 are now available. Depending on your perspective, the results either provoke a sigh of relief...

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Estate of Joyce and Paul Robsham Donate $500,000 to New Vocations Endowment Fund

POSTED: January 6, 2021

Lexington, Ky – January 6, 2020 - New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that the estate of Joyce and Paul Robsham made a $500,000...

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A chat with Neil Drysdale

POSTED: January 1, 2021

By Tere Albanese If you want to catch up with Neil Drysdale, you better be able to keep up with him. Drysdale is stabled in...

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US-trained Baltimore Bucko to make Irish debut at Limerick on Tuesday

POSTED: December 28, 2020

Baltimore Bucko will be the first of the Jonathan Sheppard horses to run in Ireland when he contests the opening BRD McMahon Reinforcements Rated Novice...

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Graded Stakes – How Much Is Enough?

POSTED: December 24, 2020

By Steve Zorn Last week, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) released its annual listing of the races that will qualify for “black type”...

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Six US Jumps horses based in Ireland for Winter Campaign

POSTED: December 23, 2020

Keri Brion Assistant Trainer To Jonathan Sheppard By Breandán Ó hUallacháin Six American jumps horses have been based in Ireland since 24 November 2020 as...

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Weight Makes the Race: Forego, a Titan of the Track

POSTED: December 21, 2020

By Jennifer Kelly In a bygone era, the measuring stick was the pounds a horse carried: a jockey, a saddle, and then whatever extra a...

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Calumet Farm: A One Time Dynasty Trying To Return

POSTED: December 21, 2020

By Peter Lee Perhaps no other farm in the United States has a history as rich and dramatic as Calumet Farm. From its list of...

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Beloved Bad Boys Of Horse Racing

POSTED: December 15, 2020

Man O' War's lone defeat to aptly named Upset- By C.C. cook - http://www.saratogian.com/article/ST/20150724/NEWS/150729755, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=69922639 By Dawn Le Fevre On the racetrack they...

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