Warrior’s Club Delights 200 Members of Churchill Downs Racing Club by Winning Spendthrift Stallion Stakes

Photo by Coady Photography   From Churchill Downs news release Posted: 10/31/ 16 Churchill Downs Racing Club’s Warrior’s Club gave his 200 members a thrill they’ll cherish forever when the 2-year-old son of Warrior’s Reward took the lead shortly after the break and never looked back in winning the inaugural $300,000 Spendthrift [...]


Kentucky HBPA Partners with Kentucky Downs, Ellis Park and JockeyTalk360.com to Provide Free Breeders’ Cup Media Coverage

Kentucky Downs, Ellis Park, the Kentucky HBPA and JockeyTalk360.com are partnering to provide media coverage of the Breeders’ Cup Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita, with an emphasis on Kentucky-based horses and horsemen competing in racing’s championship weekend. Jennie Rees, the award-winning journalist who was turf writer for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal for 32 years, will write [...]


Brereton Jones, Old Friends to Receive KEEP Industry Vision Award

Brererton Jones From KEEP news release Posted: 10/13/16 The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has announced former governor and founding KEEP member, Brereton Jones, and Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm as recipients of the inaugural Industry Vision Award during the KEEP Equine Industry Conference on October 18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in [...]


Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center Hosts Dark Horse Movie Night Fundraiser

From left to right: Volunteers Carolyn, Elizabeth, and Stephanie, Carolyn Drover, Catherine Flowers, Volunteer Kristen, Sarah Matl, and Erin Anuzis. (Photo by Susanna Thomas) From MMSC news release Posted: 10/8/16 Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC), a premier non-profit re-schooling facility for adoptable Thoroughbreds located at the Kentucky Horse Park, hosted a movie night [...]


Thoroughbred Industry Employee Award Winners Announced

The 2016 Thoroughbred Industry Employee Award winners were announced Oct. 7. From left to right: Jill Byrne, Victor Espinoza, Izzy Vega, Melissa Cohen, D. Wayne Lukas, James Sebastian, and Vinny Castaneda. (Photo by Coady Photography) Sponsored by Godolphin, the inaugural edition of The Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards was just concluded this afternoon with [...]


Chenery, Hillenbrand to Highlight “Racehorses in Hollywood” Session at Owner Conference

From Ownerview news release Posted: 10/5/16 When television journalist Nick Clooney serves as the moderator for a session entitled, “Racehorses in Hollywood,” at OwnerView’s third Thoroughbred Owner Conference Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, he is expected to have two leading ladies of the Thoroughbred industry on hand. Penny Chenery, who owned 1973 Triple [...]