In The Media

 An article by Tanya Tyler at on the first of three "Women Leading Kentucky" luncheons was sent to me by Erica Larson.

The article was very interesting, because the round table topic was 'How Kentucky Became Southern.' The article brought a brief history lesson, which of course involved horses. Notably Lexington, who graces the cover of our Blood-Horse Stallion Register. Cover image can be viewed here.

Please go read this brief article and grow your knowledge on how horses shaped Kentucky.


Social Media is booming, so grab onto the yellow rubber raft for your dear life and dive in over the white water of constant change.

Navigating all of the emerging technologies on the web is exciting and a passion for me. Cue geek snort. There is an award series that has grown and caught my eye relating to social media and equids.

I think it is always important to recognize people and organizations for hard work and effort. The Abbeyview Equine "Equestrian Social Media Awards" has a great goal of enriching the network of the equine world. "Connecting the global equestrian community" is a wonderful idea, as checking comments on our blogs, Twitter, and Facebook have more than revealed we enjoy discussing horses.

Please go check out these awards, even though they are not limited to the Thoroughbred industry. As a bias participant, please vote for in's several nominations!

Equestrain Awards website:

Want to learn how to follow all of us at Blood-Horse more via social platforms? Visit HERE for a listing!

Horse of Interest Updates:
I tweeted most of these, but for is a listing.

Dance Floor Maniac finished 3rd beaten by 3 1/2 lengths, on January 19, 2011, at GULFSTREAM PARK in Race 3.
Off odds: 6.00

Jadei Knight finished 1st by 3 1/2 lengths, on January 17, 2011, at TURF PARADISE in Race 7.
Off odds: 1.90

Arson Squad finished 3rd beaten by 1 lengths, on January 15, 2011, at AQUEDUCT in Race 8.
Off odds: 1.40

Guerrilla Warfare
finished 1st by 3 3/4 lengths, on January 10, 2011, at CAMARERO RACE TRACK in Race 2.
Off odds: .55

Piratesonthelake (7-Year-Old Gelding)
Date: January 25, 2011
Distance: Four Furlongs
Time: 49:20 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 3/39

Kensei (5-Year-Old Horse)
Date: January 23, 2011
Distance: Five Furlongs
Time: 1.01:80 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 31/45

Big Bad Leroybrown (7-Year-Old Horse)
Date: January 23, 2011
Distance: Four Furlongs
Time: 46:00 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 2/70

Chocolate Candy
Activity typeWorkout
Activity date01-23-2011
TrackSanta Anita
Distance3 Furlongs
Workout typeHandily
Workout time0:36.40
Track conditionFast

Capt. Candyman Can
Activity typeWorkout
Activity date01-22-2011
TrackPalm Meadows
Distance5 Furlongs
Workout typeBreezing
Workout time1:00.30
Track conditionFast

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