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2014-04-02 08:28:44

Leading Washington State Wine Partners with "Hostess with the Mostess®" Blogger Jenn Sbranti to Share How You Can Bring Home the Allure of this Iconic Sporting Event PROSSER, Wash., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 14 Hands Winery, producer of the top-selling wines from Washington state, has been named a proud sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, the legendary Thoroughbred race representing the first leg of the coveted 'Triple Crown.' This is the second year that 14 Hands has sponsored the...

2013-12-18 23:28:21

ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release of its Breeding Cloud test that will change the way breeding pairs are chosen in the Thoroughbred industry. This new model represents the first genetics-based analysis of both the broodmare and sire in order to choose the mating pair with the best statistical chance of producing an elite racing prospect. Owego, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 ThoroughGen, a leading equine genetics research firm, announces the release...

2013-09-06 12:25:04

HOLLAND, Mich., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ORG Home®, a leading provider of custom home organization solutions, gives discerning consumers even more ways to boost their home's appeal with the introduction of two new on-trend colors to its palette. Designed with realistic wood-grain textures, Thoroughbred and Caviar expand ORG Home's vast portfolio of products, offering homeowners an extensive selection of colors, finishes, and styles to make any organization solution uniquely their own....

2013-07-09 15:58:32

Buyers go for thoroughbreds and riding horses for maximum meat yield Buyers want larger size animals to obtain the maximum meat yield, so go for thoroughbreds and riding horses, the study indicates. The researchers looked at the animals put up for sale at seven randomly selected auction markets in Britain in August and September 2011, and the type preferred by dealers buying on behalf of abattoirs. The auctions were in North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Wales (Powys), Berkshire and...

2013-06-17 16:22:22

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles will play host to the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious international year-end event, for the third consecutive year when the 2014 running returns to Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/NE33291 ) Los Angeles will host the two days of premier Thoroughbred racing, and provide a backdrop of world-class entertainment, dining and hospitality for...

2013-04-15 16:23:51

Proceeds from gold-themed cups and experiential auction to benefit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve®, the Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®, adds a golden touch to the classic Kentucky Derby cocktail by unveiling the world's most exclusive mint julep cup. Celebrating the gold standard that Woodford Reserve has set by winning gold medals at every major spirits competition, the Woodford Reserve...

2013-04-04 08:25:46

Equestrian Enthusiasts to Sip and Savor Leading Washington State Wine at Iconic Sporting Event May 3-4, 2013 PATERSON, Wash., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 14 Hands Vineyards, producer of the top-selling wines from Washington state, has been named a proud sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, the legendary Thoroughbred race representing the first leg of the coveted 'Triple Crown.' 14 Hands wines will be enjoyed by guests attending the event as well as the Taste of Derby(TM), an annual...

2013-02-27 16:25:23

Oregon-based artist artwork featured on Kentucky Derby 139® bottle LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to its reputation as the signature bourbon of Thoroughbred racing, Woodford Reserve®, the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®" is honoring the country's favorite horse race with the release of its 2013 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. A product of the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Kentucky, this year's limited-edition bottle...

2013-01-16 20:21:10

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2012 Eclipse Awards are handed out on Saturday, January 19 at Gulfstream Park, DRF.com will be the exclusive website offering FREE live coverage of the awards ceremony, beginning at 8:00 PM ET. Fans can also watch the awards ceremony live on HRTV and HRTV.com, both available by subscription. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130116/NY43893LOGO ) The 42(nd) Annual Eclipse Awards, presented by the Daily Racing Form, National...

2012-08-28 14:21:32

SYDNEY, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zara Phillips MBE, eventing team Olympic silver medallist in London 2012 and former European and World Champion, has been announced as the first Magic Millions Racing Women (MMRW) Ambassador, an appointment that will see her visit Australia in early January 2013 for the week-long Magic Millions Carnival. An internationally accomplished equestrienne, Ms Phillips brings to the MMRW initiative a genuine passion for the industry and depth of knowledge. She...


Latest Thoroughbred Reference Libraries

Brumby
2014-04-03 12:32:21

The Brumby is feral horse that is found roaming free in Australia, with the largest population located in the Northern Territory. This breed is descended from horses that were released or escaped confinement during the early days of settlement in Australia. There are many theories about the origin of its name including one that suggests it is derived from the Aboriginal word baroomby, which means wild in the Pitjara Indigenous Australians’ language. Another theory suggests that the breed...

Budyonny
2014-04-03 11:02:14

The Budyonny is a breed of horse that was developed in Russia to be used in military practices. It was developed in the 1920’s by known horse breeder and cavalry commander Marshall Semyon Budyonny. He bred Thoroughbred stallions with Don and Chernomor mares, resulting in horses that were known as Anglo-Dons. The best individuals were interbred to form a foundation stock of 657 mares, which were then bred with Thoroughbred or Anglo-Don stallions. The offspring from these horses were tested...

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...

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