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Nominations Open for White Horse Awards

Nominations for the Race Track Chaplaincy of America's White Horse Awards are now open. The White Horse Award is for individuals who have done something heroic on behalf of a human or horse. Nominations are also open for the Community Service Award, which is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the welfare of racetrack chaplaincy ministries. Nominations are due Sept. 14 and the award ceremony will be held virtually.

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Fasig-Tipton Now Accepting Nominations for July Selected HORA Sale

Fasig-Tipton will conduct its July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale, as scheduled, on Monday, July 13 at the company's Lexington, Kentucky facility. Nominations for the sale are now open. "We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting our popular July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale on its originally scheduled date," said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning. "In 2020, this sale is as important as it has ever been, providing racing stables a much-needed venue to transact business ahead of the major summer race meets." "Our intent is...

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The Nomination Struggle: Lucas Marquardt

   Chris McGrath's Value Sires series in the TDN has frequently touched on the difficulty in selling nominations to stallions in their third-year at stud, as well as to solid, established stallions standing for a moderate fee. We asked stallion managers and nominations teams as well as bloodstock agents what changes could be made, if any, to help the situation.   Lucas Marquardt, Thorostride This has been a great, informative series often approached as a supply-side issue. That is, viewed from the perspective of breeders and stallion farms, mostly through...

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The Nomination Struggle: Pete Bradley

Chris McGrath's Value Sires series in the TDN has frequently touched on the difficulty in selling nominations to stallions in their third-year at stud, as well as to solid, established stallions standing for a moderate fee. We asked stallion managers and nominations teams as well as bloodstock agents what changes could be made, if any, to help the situation. Peter Bradley, Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage It all comes down to the fact that there is too much supply on the market. We have followed this path over the last 40 years...

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1774 Nominations for Dubai World Cup Night

A total of 902 horses, with 1,774 nominations between them, threw their collective hats in the ring for the 25th $35-million Dubai World Cup night card at Meydan on Mar. 28. Among the leading hopefuls are Japanese Horse of the Year and 2019 G1 Dubai Turf heroine Almond Eye (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}); America's 2019 Horse of the Year candidate and MGISW Maximum Security (New Year's Day); last year's G1 Investec Derby hero Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}); Hong Kong superstar and outstanding miler Beauty Generation (NZ) (Road to...

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