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Client Success: Hard Spun Filly Slingshots to Victory

STRIKINGLY SPUN (f, 2, Hard Spun – Smart Ashley, by Smart Strike) STRIKINGLY SPUN (f, 2, Hard Spun – Smart Ashley, by Smart Strike) ran seven furlongs at Keeneland on Breeders’ Cup Friday to finish sixth, beating out half of the other horses at long odds of 33-1. Yesterday was the first time the $200,000 […]

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Client Success: Practical Joke Colt Prevails in CD Debut

INVULNERABLE (c, 2, Practical Joke – Mobeautiful, by Uncle Mo) INVULNERABLE (c, 2, Practical Joke – Mobeautiful, by Uncle Mo), which was given odds of 8-1 in its first race, started a half-step behind but quickly caught up to fight for the lead. With opponents breathing down his neck, the bay colt by Practical Joke […]

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Client Success: Goldencents Gelding Stays Undefeated on Turf

Tatanka (g, 3, Goldencents–Appealing Cat, by Successful Appeal Tatanka (g, 3, Goldencents–Appealing Cat, by Successful Appeal):  Lifetime Record: 7-3-0-0, $68,718. O-Wayne Sanders & Larry Hirsch; B-Spendthrift Farm, LLC (KY); T-Bret Calhoun Tatanka had to survive a five-minute inquiry in the turf allowance feature race Saturday night, but after looking at the replay, the Oklahoma Horse […]

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Choosing Your Team – Thoroughbred Owner Academy

CHOOSING YOUR TEAM When it comes to choosing a horse, every new owner is tempted to build their own stable. The breeding and racing of Thoroughbreds, on the other hand, is a team sport. For athletes to do well in the game, they need more than just natural talent. A good team needs great athletes, […]

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Making Plans to Buy a Racehorse – Thoroughbred Owner Academy

MAKING PLANS TO BUY A RACEHORSE You’ve made the decision to buy a racehorse. It’s a straightforward procedure, but like many “easy” things, it requires careful consideration and advance planning to look that way. A smart place to start is with a business strategy. The strategy should not be extensive or difficult, but it must […]