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2014-03-12 12:27:39

Early Times Named "Official Drink of Kentucky Derby 140®" LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 27 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the "Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®." In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2014 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/CL81819 Available beginning in March 2014, the one-liter pre-mix bottle...

2014-03-06 16:24:55

Kentucky artist's artwork featured on Kentucky Derby 140 bottle LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve®, the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®" is honoring this year's Run for the Roses with the release of its 2014 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. This year's limited-edition Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby bottle features the artwork of local Louisville artist David O. Schuster. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/CL77723 Schuster's...

2014-02-21 23:25:46

Proceeds to Benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, Holy Angels Athletics & Eye on Jacob Foundation. Orange, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The 47th Annual Santa Anita Jockeys vs. Holy Angels School Charity Basketball Game will take place Thursday, Feb. 27, at La Salle High School in Pasadena with proceeds to benefit the Holy Angels athletic program, the Kentucky-based Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) and the Eye on Jacob Foundation. Sponsored by J. Paul Reddam’s...

2014-02-14 12:27:11

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a group of citizens, businesses, ranchers and conservation groups filed comprehensive Objections to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine. The 284-page filing details the Forest Service's failure to "fully comply with numerous federal and state laws, regulations, policies and other requirements" in its analysis of the environmental and economic impacts of...

2014-02-07 23:03:54

The Body Archer Back Stretching Chair is the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift Idea for Couples Looking to Get Healthy, Fit, and Flexible Together Burbank, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Every year, couples struggle with what to get their partners for Valentine’s Day. Add a tie to his already vast collection? An expensive bouquet of flowers for her, that will die a week? Couples struggle with finding the perfect, memorable gift that truly says, “I care about you.” Now couples can try...

2014-02-05 12:25:57

LONDON, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ditto Music, the groundbreaking digital distribution service for independent musicians, has chosen London as the location for its fourth global office. Ditto Music [http://www.dittomusic.com ], which has over 60,000 Independent artists on its books, already has one UK office in Liverpool. Its other branches are located in Nashville, USA and Melbourne, Australia. The brainchild of musicians Lee and Matt Parsons, the London office...

2014-02-05 08:26:56

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports website, is proud to announce a record $11,000 profit to begin a calendar year. "College basketball picks is a huge money maker for our clients," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our basketball handicappers had a tremendous month picking college basketball picks with over a 63% win rate." The Best Bet on Sports (http://www.thebestbetonsports.com) believes in quality on top of quantity with...

2014-02-04 08:34:28

-Mr. Szekeres Brings Extensive Strategic and Transactional Deal Experience- LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, announced today the addition of David Szekeres to its executive management team as Chief Business Officer and General Counsel. Most recently, Mr. Szekeres served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief M&A Counsel...

2014-01-31 08:23:41

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital ("Sportech") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract to provide pari-mutuel tote wagering systems and services to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ("Great Canadian Gaming"), owner and operator of multiple racetrack and casino gaming venues in Canada. Sportech Racing and Digital already supports Great Canadian Gaming's pari-mutuel wagering activities conducted at the company's racetracks and...

2014-01-30 23:26:27

Horse racing fans and documentary-goers alike are in for a treat as “Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat’s Owner”, a film by Landlocked Films LLC, debuts at the 2014 Boulder International Film Festival on Saturday, February 15th. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Boulder-based Landlocked Films will debut “Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat’s Owner”, a documentary about Penny Chenery, the tough, earthy woman who owned the legendary horse Secretariat, at this...


Latest Horse racing Reference Libraries

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Italian Trotter
2014-06-16 11:59:00

The Italian Trotter is a breed of horse developed specifically for harness racing in Italy. Thoroughbred stallions were crossed with French Trotters, Russian Trotters and American Standardbred mares over the last 100 years to develop the Italian trotters of today.  This was done to blend speed with stamina, resulting in a physically strong and fast horse. The Italian Trotter stands up to 68 inches high and is very athletic. The most famous Italian Trotter was named Varenne, who held the...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

Barb Horse
2014-04-02 11:48:13

The Barb horse, also known as the Berber horse, is a breed that was developed in northern Africa. Its origin is unknown, but it is thought to have been developed in the 8th century, near the time that Muslim invaders entered the area. Some suggest that the breed is an ancestor of the Arabian horse while others suggest that it shares an ancestor with that breed. Today, there are many types of Barb horses including Algerian and Moroccan Barbs. The Barb horse was sometimes mistaken for the...

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

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