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Equestrian Sport

Cutting horse popularity growing on executive director’s watch
The National Cutting Horse Association is enjoying a period of great success. From Star-Telegram. Read more >>

Happy Z wins the $30,000 Pin Oak Grand Prix
Happy Z was the winning horse at the $30,000 Pin Oak Grand Prix on Saturday, sending rider Wilhelm Genn to his eighth consecutive victory and 10th overall in the 2009 series. From Houston Chronicle. Read more >>

Double winner at European reining champs
Jan Tobias Kock and Peppy Olena Chex have won both the Level 1 Non Pro and the Level 2 Limited Non Pro Divisions at the NRHA European Futurity. From Horsetalk.co.nz. Read more >>

Racing News

Record Victory in Dubai in World’s Richest Race
Stretching the lead with every stride over the final 600 yards, Well Armed burst to a record 14-length victory at the $6 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday in the United Arab Emirates. From The New York Times. Read more >>

Horse of the Year Alysheba euthanized
Dual classic winner and 1988 Horse of the Year Alysheba was euthanized on Friday night Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington at 11:13 p.m. EDT. He was 25. From Thoroughbred Times. Read more >>

Quarter horse to run at age 16 in Oklahoma and may set record
At an age when some quarter horses are finished racing, Silent Cash Dasher was just getting started. More than a decade later, he’s still running and setting records. From The Canadian Press. Read more >>

In Other News

North Dakota & Minnesota Emergency Relief
With flooding of the Red River expected to reach epic proportions in North Dakota and Minnesota, Special Horses has organized an emergency fundraising initiative to provide assistance to equines in need. From Special Horses. Read more >>

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