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January 10, 2019

Exchange Rate Mare Meets Market Demands

Demand for young mares hot off the track continued during the Jan. 9 session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, with broodmare prospect Stallion Heiress selling for $125,000 to SF Bloodstock & Newgate Farm.

Kentucky Derby Purse Increased to $3 Million

The 2019 Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) Saturday, May 4, will be the richest in history as the purse for America's greatest race and first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown has been elevated to a guaranteed $3 million.

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: What Are Hoof Growth Rings?

QUESTION: What are hoof growth rings and what does it mean when you see them on a horse at sale? DR. SCOTT FLEMING: Growth rings are externally visible ridges in the hoof that indicate differences in the rate of growth or quality of a horse's hoof wall. The appearance and number of rings can vary from several […]

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Another political race? What to expect from this year’s St. Pete City Council contests

With much of the local media’s political focus right now on Tampa’s hyper-competitive mayoral race, it’s easy to forget there’s another municipal race this year that could have implications both locally and regionally. Four St. Petersburg City Council races are on the ballot this August and of those, two are for open seats. That means […]

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Three names for Transportation Secretary forwarded to Ron DeSantis

Gov. Ron DeSantis will consider three former or current employees of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to be the next head of the state agency. The Florida Transportation Commission (FTC), as required by law, agreed to a shortlist of contenders on Thursday after interviewing potentials for the job. Richard Biter, Kevin Thibault and Phillip Gainer made the cut. The names won’t […]

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TVG To Host Online Qualifiers For World Harness Handicapping Championship

TVG, part of the FanDuel Group and premier advance deposit wagering (ADW) platform, is pleased to announce it will hold the first in a series of online live-money qualifying events as part of the World Harness Handicapping Championship (WHHC). The TVG qualifier will take place this Saturday, January 12 and requires players to make ten […]

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Darren Soto tapped for House Energy and Commerce committee

Kissimmee’s U.S. Rep. Darren Soto has been appointed to a seat on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Soto’s appointment puts him on the committee with a wide range of authority over areas ranging from health care to environmental protection. “This appointment will give us a greater voice on behalf of our constituents to promote […]

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