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Former Steinbrenner horse-racing champ retires to Old Friends farm

Bellamy Road retired from racing in 2007

Thoroughbred industry hands out top employee awards

Awards now in their fifth year.

UPDATE: Committee OKs thoroughbred racing reform legislation

House and Senate now discussing same proposals, votes could come this year.

Keeneland makes additional management changes

Realignment designed to boost sales and racing.

‘Gallop and Graze’ charity effort helps thoroughbred workers

Charity sets goal of $200,000, donations sought.

Fasig-Tipton consolidates selected yearling sales schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - The Fasig-Tipton yearling sales are changing this year. The company made the decision to consolidate its July, Saratoga, and New York...

2018 Triple Crown winner’s new foal is a girl!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The 2018 Triple Crown winner, Justify is now officially a new father. Foreign Affair gave birth to the filly Friday in...

Kentucky racetracks applaud new medication regulations

Kentucky's Thoroughbred racetracks support new medication reforms passed this week by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

Students will expand knowledge of Keeneland during tour

Keeneland will welcome 2,900 fifth grade students from 33 area public and private schools.

Secretariat Center Thoroughbred dies during hack

The Maker's Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC) says one of its Thoroughbreds, Dynaskra, has died during a group hack Friday afternoon off the Center's grounds.

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints lend ‘Old Friends’ a helping hand

Versailles veterinarian and NFL star now connected to surgery that saved a mare's life.

Kentucky Horse Park to welcome ‘Point Given’

Classic winner 'Point Given' to retire to Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Sister Schubert visits Old Friends Retirement Farm

On Thursday, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm located in Georgetown, KY., received a special visit from chef and cookbook author Sister Schubert.

Kentucky Derby Museum to get collection from D. Wayne Lukas

The Kentucky Derby Museum says it will become the permanent home for items collected by thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Derby winner who has saddled 48 horses to run for the roses.

Horse lovers “liftoff” for Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center

Some people spent their Sunday afternoon horsing around in honor of the ASPCA's National Help a Horse Day.

Old Friends now offering vacation cottage

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) - Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, is now offering a vacation cottage for visitors. Old Friends is a non-profit...

Man O’ War Celebration Planned at Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park is planning a yearlong celebration to honor the great thoroughbred Man o' War.

Charismatic Meets the Public at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Horse of the Year and 1999 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Champion Charismatic made his first public appearance Monday afternoon.

Eclipse Champion ‘Hidden Lake,’ dead at 23

Eclipse Champion and multiple grade-one winner Hidden Lake has died. The 23-year-old daughter of Quiet American was euthanized Thursday morning at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, where she had been pensioned since 2009.

Backpacks provided for 346 kids of thoroughbred workers

In its annual Back-to-School Backpacks Giveaway, Blue Grass Farms Charities (BGFC) provided backpacks filled with school supplies to 346 children of thoroughbred industry workers in Central Kentucky aged K-5th grade.

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