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Bricks and Mortar’s stirring victory in Saturday’s Arlington Million (G1) was the fourth Grade 1 win of the year for Kentucky-bred 5-year-old, who has clearly established himself as the premier turf marathon male in the U. S., and after defeating an international field at Arlington, also one of the best in the world. Riding a… Read more

August 12, 2019

The Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale concluded Tuesday evening with smashing results, topped by three juveniles by Curlin who all brought seven figures, including a pair of colts that sold for $1.5 million each. The sale was a banner one for juveniles from the Bluegrass State, with all top 10 lots hailing from Kentucky…. Read more

August 10, 2019

Walker is the current KTOB Vice President and the fourth generation of Hancock’s to run his family’s Claiborne Farm which was established in 1910. Claiborne has been a part of his entire life as he learned to work and handle horses at the early age of eight. After attending Sayre School in Lexington, Walker went… Read more

June 26, 2019

Several Kentucky-breds have earned their way into the Nov. 1-2 Breeders’ Cup recently via victories in the “Win and You’re In” Challenge Series of designated races run across the world. Most recently was Seeking the Soul, the veteran son of Perfect Soul, who won the June 15 Stephen Foster S (G2) at Churchill Downs, guaranteeing… Read more

June 18, 2019

Sir Winston’s gallant score in Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) completed a sweep of this year’s Triple Crown races, with War of Will taking the Preakness (G1) and Country House the Kentucky Derby (G1). Kentucky-breds also completed a 1-2-3 finish in the Belmont, with Sir Winston a length in front of Tacitus, and Joevia… Read more

June 10, 2019

Philip Bauer was born in Louisville, KY on April 14, 1985, as the youngest of six children to Jude and Larry Bauer. He graduated from St. Margaret Mary grade school in 1999 and from St. Xavier high school in 2003. Philip fell in love with horses and horse racing at a young age being around… Read more

June 10, 2019

Preakness S. (G1) winner War of Will and Kentucky Derby (G1) third-place finisher Tacitus, both products of the Kentucky breeding program, are the marquee names in Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1), the anchor race of a stellar stakes card. Nine of the ten Belmont entrants boast Kentucky breed lines, the same as the last… Read more

June 6, 2019

Managing partner in Ashland Park Stables Racing Partnership and Ashland Park Management, a consulting firm. Current board member of Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, and current President of Fayette County Farm Bureau. He is a former partner in Woodlynn Farm and has been actively involved in the Thoroughbred business for over 35 years.

May 28, 2019

The 144th Preakness S. (G1) win by War of Will marked the 100th time that a Kentucky-bred won the middle leg of the Triple Crown and topped a terrific day of stakes results for Kentucky horses at Pimlico. After a his much-publicized trouble in the May 4th Kentucky Derby (G1), War of Will came back… Read more

May 21, 2019

A native of central Kentucky, Mark grew up working around Gainesway Farm where his father Joe was manager for forty years. In 1991 Mark graduated from Clemson University with a B.A. in English. Upon graduation, Mark returned to the horse business where he worked for Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally in California before spending… Read more

May 20, 2019