Tag: horse racing

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Diamond Stripes Dies

Diamond Stripes at Old Friends (Photo: Laura Battles) GEORGETOWN, KY – MAY 30, 2017 –  Multiple-graded-stakes winner Diamond Stripes was euthanized May 29 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY.   According to Old Friends veterinarian Dr. Byran…

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…

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…