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Shannon Castagnola is an associate with the West Point Thoroughbreds ownership syndicate who fell in love with horses after working at Keeneland’s September yearling sale. She went to work [...] Read more

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Lexington, Ky - Kentucky is home to 242,400 horses and the total value of the state’s equine and equine-related assets is estimated at $23.4 billion, according to the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.The comprehensive statewide survey... Read more

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When people in Kentucky mention horses, the first thought is usually the racing breeds, Thoroughbreds or Standardbreds, and then American Saddlebreds, the stars of the Lexington Junior League [...] Read more

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Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall serves as organization's presidentThe Brooke, an international equine charity that also helps people, has selected Lexington as the location for its base in the United... Read more

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Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall serves as organization's presidentThe Brooke, an international equine charity that also helps people, has selected Lexington as the location for its base in the United... Read more

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Dixie Hayes is the academic coordinator and instructor at the North American Racing Academy (NARA), where she teaches and develops the curriculum of the Horseman’s Pathway, which is the study option focused on hands-on care of Thoroughbreds.... Read more

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Lexington, Ky - Keeneland’s second session sold 109 horses (as compared to 138 last year) for a gross of $33,840,000, an average of $310,459, and median of $200,000. That represents... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Confidence from buyers and sellers continued to show on the second day of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling sale, with the economic indicators once again topping... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The most devoted fans in Thoroughbred racing can often be found craning over crowds at Churchill, or staking out a spot by the walking ring at Keeneland, cameras in hand, hoping for a glimpse of a favorite... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The online gaming, or igaming, industry, which began in 1995, is thriving. Now, thanks to a recent legal opinion from the Justice Department, many states may soon move to capitalize on the industry's... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The most devoted fans in Thoroughbred racing can often be found craning over crowds at Churchill, or staking out a spot by the walking ring at Keeneland, cameras in hand, hoping for a glimpse of a favorite... Read more

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Day 4 - Wednesday, Jan. 12Lexington, Ky. - It's a happy new year so far for the Thoroughbred industry.Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale ended Thursday with totals up more than 50 percent... Read more

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Lexington, KY - As breeding and foaling season resumes in central Kentucky, the roadways will soon be dotted with equine motorcoaches and private trailers.Safety features are a prime consideration for horse owners... Read more

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Lexington, KY - Recent legislation that opens the door for the re-instatement of horse slaughter in the United States has been making headlines across the country in recent weeks as horse lovers and industry professionals... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The horseracing industry is a world few dare to enter. Venturing beyond Keeneland's lush and green gates seems as risky as a betting window at the Kentucky Derby. But a group of young, irreverent and... Read more

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Day 11Lexington, Ky. - Heading in to its final day, the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale was still producing six-figure sales.Five Gold Rings, a 6-year-old mare by Touch Gold who is in foal to Indygo... Read more

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Distinguished Industry Lecture SeriesLexington, KY - Jerry and Ann Moss, owners of iconic race mare Zenyatta, participated in the fourth at the University of Kentucky on September 14. In a rare opportunity, students... Read more

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Lexington, KY - A new therapy developed in partnership with Lexington-based Equinext LLC and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute may improve recovery for horses suffering from some types of soft tissue injuries and neurological... Read more

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Lexington, KY - The clean-up from the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games may be long completed, but Lexington is still reaping the benefits from last fall's events. Aside from the $201.5 million impact to the city,... Read more

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Lexington, KY - For the equestrian insider in Lexington, the differences between the worlds of Thoroughbred racehorses, Rolex eventers, Western reiners and backyard trail horses are easily differentiated. For the casual... Read more

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