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The Lexington Stakes on April 19th at Keeneland is the one race remaining on "The Road to the Kentucky Derby." which is a 34 race series that awards points to the top 4 finishers in each race. The complete audited results to April 14th can be viewed by clicking here. Photos and profiles of each horse on the Leaderboard can be viewed online as well. Click here to view the currrent Leaderboard.
During the QIPCO Guineas Festival and the three-day Spring Meeting next month, an exhibition of photographs and personal artefacts from the champion trainer’s home at Warren Place in Newmarket will be on display in front of the Millennium Grandstand on the Rowley Mile. Read more
Two-time Eclipse Award Champion filly Beholder towers over six older fillies and mares in next Sunday’s $75,000 Santa Lucia Stakes at 1 1/16 miles, her first start since winning the Grade I, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Santa Anita on Nov. 1. Read more
New foal photo postings signal that we are into another naming season. While Thoroughbred birthdays are easy because January 1st is the standard birthday for all racehorses born in the Northern Hemisphere, coming up with a meaningful name for each foal can prove challenging. If you're new to horse racing you may think a name is a name but . . .is it? What's in horse's a name?
After our Ideas Contest winner Mike Caggiano recently shared his exciting experience as an owner, we re-visited some of the many great ideas that were submitted during our contest. Our challenge, as we saw it in 2010, was to find new ways to help our sport have a future. Hundreds of people showed creativity and took time to submit their ideas, well-known supporters of our sport helped to promote the contest online, and we published a summary of results in August 2010. These ideas, submitted by some of the best minds in horse racing, are as relevant now as they were then. Read the Racing Future Summary Report.
After our outside panel of experts decided on the winning entry for our Ideas Contest, I was happy to bring Mike Caggiano in as part owner of our filly Oroluce. Prior to winning the contest I didn't know Mike who owns a small business and resides in Florida. He had also never been a Thoroughbred owner. Click here to read Mike's story as a first-time Thoroughbred owner.