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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…

TRACK RECORD SET IN 2012 FOR 330 YARD DISTANCE ECLIPSED TONIGHT BY NOTAVAILABLEINSTORES

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, October 7, 2016)– Valeriano Racing Stable’s Notavailableinstores eclipsed the 2012 track record time of 16.484 by completing the 330 yard sprint in 16.474 over a sloppy (sealed) track in tonight’s third race. The four-year-old gelded son…

CHAMPIONS FOR CHARITY ZENYATTA COLLECTIBLE SELLING OUT FOR OLD FRIENDS

MAKER’S MARK – BREEDERS’ CUP ZENYATTA COLLECTIBLE BOTTLE GEORGETOWN, KY – OCTOBER 5, 2016 – The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Championships are 31 days away–have you ordered your Breeders’ Cup-Maker’s Mark® limited-edition commemorative Zenyatta bottle yet? The bottle, which honors the first…