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Gold Square LLC’s Kentucky-bred Cyberknife secured a spot in the Kentucky Derby (G1) with an impressive victory in the $1,250,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park on April 2. After unseating his rider, Florent Geroux, in the post parade, Cyberknife broke in after the start and raced in fourth position early. He took command around… Read more

April 4, 2022

Kentucky-bred White Abarrio stamped his ticked to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a determined win in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) on Saturday, April 2. A sharp winner of the of Holy Bull Stakes (G3) in February, White Abarrio skipped the Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) on March 5 and needed a… Read more

April 3, 2022

Kentucky-breds shined on Dubai World Cup day at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 26, with Country Grammer taking down the marquee event’s top prize in the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) and Switzerland winning the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1). Zedan Racing Stables, WinStar Farm, and Commonwealth Thoroughbreds’ Country Grammer, runner-up in the… Read more

March 27, 2022

The $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 26, has attracted a field of 11 topped by Grade 1-winning Kentucky-breds Life Is Good, Hot Rod Charlie, and Country Grammer. Life is Good, owned by WinStar Farm and China Horse Club and trained by Todd Pletcher, has won three straight races—the… Read more

March 25, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chauncey Morris                                             Andy Schweigardt Executive Director                                           Senior Director of Industry… Read more

March 25, 2022

Kentucky-bred Lighthouse, who has hit the ground running since shipping to Australia toward the end of the season last year, registered the first Group 1 of her career in the Coolmore Classic (G1) at Rosehill in Australia on Saturday, March 12. Ridden by Jason Collett and trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Lighthouse raced… Read more

March 17, 2022

Kentucky-bred Express Train registered the first Grade 1 win of his career after fighting off midwestern shipper Warrant in a thrilling stretch duel to prevail in the $650,000 Santa Anita H. (G1) on Saturday, March 5. With the win, Express Train became racing’s newest millionaire. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Express Train attended the pace early… Read more

March 6, 2022

Kentucky-bred Emblem Road took down top prize in the $20 million Saudi Cup (G1) on Saturday, Feb. 26, topping a Kentucky-bred sweep of the top three placings in the world’s richest race at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh. Ridden by Wigberto Ramos, Emblem Road, who is trained locally in Saudi Arabia, stormed down the center… Read more

February 27, 2022

Kentucky-bred Café Pharoah made it back-to-back victories in the $2.2 million February Stakes (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday, Feb. 20 with a sparkling 2 ½-length win in the prestigious race, a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The 5-year-old son of American Pharoah broke smartly and settled nicely behind the… Read more

February 20, 2022

Kentucky-breds were honored with seven Eclipse Awards during the 51st edition of the prestigious awards ceremony held on Thursday, Feb. 10 at Santa Anita. The Eclipse Awards, which honor excellence in North American racing, are voted on by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB)…. Read more

February 11, 2022