Celebration for Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards Winners, Finalists

Winners and finalists from the 2022 Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards were celebrated during an in-person ceremony Friday in Newmarket, having been honoured in a virtual event earlier this year. The celebration began with a trophy presentation at Dalham Hall Stud on the outskirts of Newmarket hosted by Nick Lightfoot before the group was treated to a parade of some of the Darley stallions, including Masar, Cracksman and the legendary Dubawi.  From there, the contingent made its way to the Rowley Mile for the first day of the Dubai...

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National Stud Diploma Graduation

Edited Press Release The 2022 Diploma cohort from the National Stud graduated on Friday 24th of June with family, friends and industry guests in attendance at the Joan Westbrook Lecture Theatre. "This group of students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are all going onto full time roles within the industry." said CEO Anna Kerr. "It has been one of our busiest seasons to date with a record number of mares covered and the experience they have gained will give them an excellent foundation to build from. Industry...

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David Cassidy: A Triple Crown Life Event Held Aug. 16

In celebration of the life and memory of celebrity David Cassidy, the 5th Annual David Cassidy: A Triple Crown Life Event will be held at Putnum Place in Saratoga Springs, NY Aug. 16. Hosted by the David Cassidy Memorial Legacy Group (DCMLG), the fundraiser aims to promote racing and to support Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, this year including the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, NYRA Cares, Take The Lead, Take2 and Columbia Greene Humane Society. Debuting in 2021, the David Cassidy Remember Me Awards...

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Texas Champions Honored With Video

The Texas Thoroughbred Association (TTA) has released a video honoring its 2020 Texas Champion racehorses as well as its human award winners. Under normal circumstances, an in-person awards ceremony would be held, but the continuing COVID-19 pandemic forced officials to cancel those plans. "While we are disappointed in not having an awards ceremony this year, we are proud of the accomplishments of Texas-breds and Texas horsemen last year, and we are pleased to honor them with this video," said Mary Ruyle, executive director of the TTA. "Congratulations go out to...

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Generazios, Bongard, Cannizzo To Be Honored By NYTB

Prominent regional owner/breeders Patricia and the late Frank Generazio and the recently deceased Ellen Bongard will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in the New York-bred program, officials at the New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) announced Monday. Former NYTB Executive Director Jeffrey Cannizzo will also receive a special award for his exemplary service to the organization. "On behalf of our Board of Directors, we are proud to honor each of these noteworthy individuals for their contributions and service to the New York racing and breeding industry," said NYTB President...

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T.I.P. Announces Shows and Awards

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) has approved more than 7,000 awards and classes at more than 1,500 shows in 42 states, Puerto Rico, and six Canadian provinces in 2021. Awards are available for multiple disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, hunter/jumper, endurance, Western performance, games, and polocrosse. Awards are again available at some events for Thoroughbreds within their first two years of showing or for Thoroughbreds within two years of their last start. A full calendar of shows offering awards is available at In addition,...

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