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Derby Cinderella? General Quarters wins Blue Grass
The Kentucky Derby will mark its 135th anniversary with one of the most compelling story lines in the fabled history of the nation’s premier race. From USA Today. Read more >>

Senate approves Preakness bill
The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would authorize the state to acquire the Preakness, Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, either in a bankruptcy auction or by eminent domain. From Baltimore Sun. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse doping proves a royal headache for Princess Haya of Jordan
When Princess Haya of Jordan became president of equestrian’s world governing body, her task was to confront the sport’s growing drug problems. From The Canadian Press. Read more >>

CHAPS volunteer readies horses so they’re able to help
At Children with Horses Achieving Productivity and Success (CHAPS) Academy Inc. in Shiocton, Terry Bane cares for horses that work in equine-assisted therapy sessions with vulnerable, hurting children and families. From Post Crescent. Read more >>

Feral horse trots into domestic life
Nevada Lill, once a wild horse, could be renamed Volusia Lill because it looks like she’s here to stay. From West Volusa News-Journal. Read more >>

Lecanto exhibit showcases works by equine ‘artists’
Cheryl Ward’s father was a painter, and her mother rode horses. It was only natural that the two come together, she says. From Ocala.com. Read more >>

NM wild horses get contraceptive shots
A handful of wild horses on the Carson National Forest have become the first mustangs injected with a contraceptive by the U.S. Forest Service as another method for controlling herd sizes. From KDBC. Read more >>

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