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Fourth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Concludes with Emphasis on a Passion for the Sport

The fourth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, co-hosted by OwnerView and BloodHorse, concluded today with presentations on the experiences of turf writers, the claiming game, and veterinary issues. Approximately 235 people attended the three-day event, including both longtime horse owners and new or prospective owners. The conference took place at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar in Del [...]


Don’t Miss the November 5 Claiming Crown Nomination Deadline

The $1.1 million Claiming Crown is set for December 2, 2017, at Gulfstream Park, and the nomination deadline is fast approaching! The deadline for regular nominations for the nine Claiming Crown races is November 5. Regular nominations are just $100, compared to the supplemental nominations due November 29 that range from $2,500 to $5,000 depending [...]


Thoroughbred Industry Employee Award Winners Honored At Keeneland

TIEA Award winners (from left): Jill Byrne, Ramon Dominguez, Jak Knelman (Newcomer Award), Arturo Ramirez (Dedication to Racing Award), Larry McGinnis (Leadership Award – Breeding), Leslie Janecka (Thoroughbred Industry Community Award), Gus Gray (Dedication to Breeding Award), Christophe Lorieul (Leadership Award - Racing), and Jimmy Bell (Photo by Coady Photography) The Thoroughbred Industry [...]