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First Edition Of The TBA ACCESS Foal Forum Well-Attended

Over 250 people attended the first edition of the TBA ACCESS Foal Forum in the Tattersalls sales ring on Thursday night, the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association (TBA) announced on Friday. The free-to-attend event welcomed both TBA members and non-members, and aimed to inform and educate attendees about the intricacies and challenges of breeding and pinhooking foals. The forum was led by Vanessa Ryle and featured insights into the first steps and considerations of breeding a foal, nurturing the growth of a young foal with the expertise of Kate Sigsworth of West...

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Inaugural Timeform Awards Announced

The first edition of the Timeform Awards, honouring the leading Flat horses and performances of the year, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 20. There are a total of eight awards, with the top three revealed in each category next month. The awards are: Race of the Year Leading First-Season Sire Leading 2YO Leading Male 3YO+ Leading Female 3YO+ Champion of the Rest of the World Champion of Europe Horse of the Year Three of the leading contenders for the awards include Japanese superstar Equinox (Jpn) (Kitasan Black {Jpn}), undefeated...

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Inaugural Catalogue For Goffs British NH Breeders Showcase Revealed

A total of 100 foals have been catalogued for the first edition of the Goffs British NH Breeders Showcase at Doncaster on Friday, Nov. 3. The two-day format of the showcase will see a foal show beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, with the sale held at noon on the following day. The foal show will offer a generous total prize pool of £10,000 which will be shared among the top three colts and fillies in each class. The late Richard Aston of Goldford Stud will be honoured...

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Goffs Million Attracts 24 For 2022 Edition, As Purse Rises To €1.234M

The 2022 edition of the Goffs Million has drawn 24 horses to the Curragh for the seven-furlong race on Saturday, Sept. 24. Now worth €1.234 million, up from the original purse of €1 million, the race consists of 12 Irish-trained entries and a like number of British-trained entries, and is open exclusively to Goffs Orby Yearling Sale alumni. The Goffs Million is part of the Curragh's two-day Autumn Festival of Racing alongside the G2 Alan Smurfit Memorial Blandford S. on day one. Remaining in the field after the final forfeit...

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