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Eskendereya out of Kentucky Derby
Originally, Todd Pletcher figured his best-case scenario this week would involve him walking into the Churchill Downs press center on Saturday evening, sitting before the Kentucky Derby signs and talking about one of the most talented horses ever to grace his barn. From The Lexington Herald-Leader. Read more >>

Rachel Alexandra eyeing return at Churchill Downs
Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra could be heading back to work. From The Associated Press. Read more >>

In Other News

Horse whispering
A pony-sized guide to equestrian-speak. From The Bellingham Herald. Read more >>

Awards honour off-track thoroughbreds
A prestigious US equine hospital has announced a new series of annual awards to acknowledge the achievements of off-the-track thoroughbreds in other disciplines. From Horsetalk. Read more >>

A girl and a horse
Eight-year-old Tara McNally’s face scrunches a little, alluding to the coming tears. From The Gillette News Record. Read more >>

Lightweight foal may set world record
A diminutive horse born in New Hampshire could lay claim to the world record for lightweight foal. From The Boston Herald. Read more >>

At horse farm, homeless people find ease
Gary Davis stood in the middle of a corral at Albertson’s Quarter Horse Farm, the reins in his hands connected to the horse’s halter. From The Portland Press Herald. Read more >>

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