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The Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation has launched its first annual youth grant program. The KEEP Foundation is committed to helping support youth with an interest in the equine industry.
Porter on Pedigrees
Driving from sixth to third at the sixteenth pole was Cellist, the 4-year-old gelding trained by Rusty Arnold, who pulled into first in the stretch and held off Reigning Spirit to cross the wire first in the $200,000 Louisville Stakes (G3T).
Jose Ortiz won his first Preakness Stakes (G1) with Early Voting, the rider's second win in a Triple Crown race.
Stars on Earth shone brightly in the Tokyo Racecourse sunshine May 22, handling the classic distance of the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks-G1) with ease and setting up a shot at the Fillies Triple Crown with a clear victory.
For years, trainer Chad Brown has made some difficult decisions about where to place his bevy of top-level grass fillies and mares. Now he's facing the same type of enviable situation with 3-year-old colts.
Russian Emperor dominates Champions & Chater Cup (G1) at Sha Tin Racecourse, final group 1 race of the Hong Kong season.
The daughter of Frankel sprinted away from her opponents in the final furlong to win the Irish One Thousand Guineas (G1) by 5 1/2 lengths.
They say good things come to those who wait, but Tom Marquand did not have to wait long for his maiden winner on Irish soil, as he partnered Alenquer to glory in a pulsating Tattersalls Gold Cup (G1) May 22 on his first ride in the country.
Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen claimed the top prize of $50,000 in the Maryland Jockey Club's $100,000 trainer bonus offered to horsemen for their participation in stakes races over Preakness weekend, May 20 and 21, at historic Pimlico Race Course.