With the Keeneland September yearling sale just around the corner, buyers will be searching for the right facilities to teach their stars of tomorrow the basics of racing. Anyone who has ever had novice students of any kind knows the importance of laying the proper foundation, because everything else builds off those early developed habits and discipline.
Many facilities specialize in services that will provide these youngsters—and perhaps even some non-traditional learners—the proper skills for a prosperous racing career. These facilities are also adept at providing Thoroughbred athletes in need of a little R&R a place to unwind and recuperate.
Many of the topflight breaking and training facilities as well as the people who run them are profiled on the following pages.
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