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

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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

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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

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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…

Teller Baja, A Revenant Lead Trials To $1 Million Rainbow Futurity

RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (July 2, 2016) — Undefeated Remington Park Futurity winner Teller Baja and Ruidoso Futurity runner-up A Revenant stand out in a promising group of 300 two-year-olds competing in two days of trials the record-equaling Grade 1,…

Inductions Held On Friday Night For Ruidoso Downs Racehorse Hall of Fame

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             Photo of Hall of Fame inductees and family members by Ty Wyant. RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico – Owners John and Sue May, trainer Bill Leach, jockey Casey Lambert and All American Futurity winner Ochoa were inducted into the…

Blane Wood Leads Ruidoso Futurity With Four Qualifiers In Sunday Finals

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   Mojo Perry           RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (June 5, 2016) — Trainer Blane Wood has the numbers — four of the 10 qualifiers — in the promising field starting in the record Grade 1, $1 million Ruidoso Futurity on…

Jockey Gonzalez Caps Four-Straight Wins Popalicious In First Lady ‘Cap at Ruidoso Downs

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            With Popalicious In First Lady ‘Cap at Ruidoso Downs             RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (May 30, 2016) – Popalicious gave jockey Ruby Gonzalez four wins in four-straight races when she gamely took the $50,000 First Lady Handicap, the eighth…