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Give That Owner a Medal - By Eric Mitchell

If you were on the fence about owning a Thoroughbred racehorse and watched this year's Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park, it's likely you began researching trainers the following morning. The thrill of ownership and the allure of the sport could not have been packaged better.... Read More

Survival, Faith and Victory

A victory in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) could not have come at a better time for the Parbhoo family, which faced tragedy only four days earlier when Hurricane Sandy destroyed many family members homes near the New Jersey coast and threatened their lives.... Read More

Honoring Shug - By Evan Hammonds

It was fitting that Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey was the Honored Guest at the Thoroughbred Club of America the evening of Sept. 29, as October 16 will mark the 20th anniversary of McGaughey's five-graded-stakes-win day at Belmont Park during its "Breeders' Cup Preview Day." ... Read More

Kentucky Conundrum

The strong Keeneland September sale could delay action in Kentucky on gaming efforts, though there are plenty of reasons to act.... Read More

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