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Eagle Jazz, Kearl Shine On Second Day Of Trials To $1M Ruidoso Futurity

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 27, 2017) — Juan Medina’s classy fastest-qualifier Eagle Jazz and his trainer Judd Kearl stepped up during the second of two days of trials to the Grade 1, $1-million (est.) Ruidoso Futurity on Saturday afternoon…

The Exceller Fund Names Brian Zipse as New President

May 18, 2017 – Lexington, KY – Brian Zipse of Simpsonville, KY, was recently appointed the new President of The Exceller Fund (TEF). Zipse replaces top Thoroughbred conditioner, Gary Contessa, in this role. Contessa served for many years leading and helping…

KENTUCKY DERBY WINNERCHARISMATIC DIES FROM PELVIC FRACTURE

Charismatic at Old Friends (Photo: Laura Battles) GEORGETOWN, KY – FEBRUARY 21, 2017- Charismatic, 1999 dual classic winner and Horse of the Year, died suddenly at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement in Georgetown, KY., on February 19, 2017. “A necropsy performed…

HORSE OF THE CHARISMATIC DEAD AT 20

  1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic a week or two before leaving Japan for the U.S. in  November 2016 (Photo: Shigeki Yusa) Dual Classic Winner Charismatic Dies Suddenly GEORGETOWN, KY – FEBRUARY 19, 2017– Dual classic winner and 1999…

Metroplex Track Posts Stakes Schedule

2017 THOROUGHBRED STAKES SCHEDULE SET GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Wednesday, January 11, 2017) – The 2017 Thoroughbred stakes schedule at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie will offer 11 stakes worth a combined $1 million in purses, headlined by the $200,000…

Dutch Masters III Among Inductees Into Ruidoso Racehorse Hall of Fame

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (January 5, 2017) – Prolific owner and breeder Dutch Masters III headed by Dr. James Streelman – is among the four inductees into the 2017 class of the Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame. Every year,…

Horse of the Year Charismatic to Return to U.S. Derby Champion to Reside at Old Friends

GEORGETOWN, KY – OCTOBER 26, 2016  – Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, is proud to announce that Charismatic, 1999’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner and  Horse of the Year, is coming home. The now 20-year-old stallion will…

Hundreds of Retrained Thoroughbred Racehorses Bound For Kentucky

After nine months of training 302 Thoroughbred horses that retired recently from 62 different racetracks across North America are on their way to Lexington, Kentucky. Their destination is the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Presented by Thoroughbred…