horses of racing age

Breeders’ Cup Extends Nomination Discount Deadline for Horses of Racing Age

Due to changes in racetrack schedules and auction sales dates as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, the Breeders' Cup announced Monday that it's extending the discount deadline for horses of racing age to Saturday, Aug. 15. All horses must be Breeders' Cup-nominated in order to compete in the Breeders' Cup World Championships, which is scheduled to be held at Keeneland Nov. 6-7. The original horses of racing age nomination discount deadline was July 15. "Although most Breeders' Cup nominated horses join the program as weanlings, there are a few each...

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Texas Summer Yearling Sale Adds Horses of Racing Age Section

The upcoming Texas Summer Yearling Sale Aug. 24 will now include a horses of racing age session in lieu of having broodmares and weanlings, the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park. For this year only, the mixed session will only be open to 2-year-olds and older horses of racing age. The change is due to the cancellation of the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which could not be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "After talking to consignors, we found there was strong demand for a horses of racing...

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