Winchell, Falcone Combine Forces To Purchase Kentucky Downs

Kentucky Racing Acquisition, LLC (“KRA”), a new company co-founded by Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone, announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets of Kentucky Downs from parent company Kentucky Downs Partners, LLC, the investment group that has owned the race track since …

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$45,215 Pick Six Carryover At Del Mar On Thursday

With no perfect tickets in Monday’s Pick Six, Thursday’s eight-race program will have a Pick Six carryover of $45,215. There was just one winning favorite in the six-race sequence on the Veterans Day holiday program Monday. Buckstopper Kit and Kent Desormeaux started things off with a three-quarter-length win over odds-on …

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WinStar Farm To Be Honored With Jim Host Sports Business Award

The Bluegrass Sports Commission (BSC) will honor WinStar Farm at the eighth annual Bluegrass Sports Awards. WinStar Farm will receive the 2019 Jim Host Sports Business Award. Owner Kenny Troutt and WinStar Farm have a history of success inside its fences, most notably 2018 Triple Crown winner, Justify. WinStar also owns …

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Horse PAC President Peggy Hendershot Set To Retire

Peggy Hendershot, who since 2006 has served as President of the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry’s most influential federal political action committee, Horse PAC®, will retire at the end of the year, the NTRA announced today. Hendershot’s lengthy tenure with Horse PAC® began in 2002 when the bi-partisan PAC was …

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Beach Patrol Sold To Stand In Japan

Beach Patrol, winner of the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes at three, and the G1 Arlington Million and G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at four, has been purchased from Al Shahania Stud (HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani) by LEX, Inc., Japan in a deal negotiated by Dr. Naoya Yoshida …

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