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Equestrian Sport

Horse Park plans Kentucky Cup to serve as test
A series of competitions will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in 2009 and 2010 to test the new arena, stadium and other facilities before the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are held in 2010, Games organizers said Wednesday, from the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more >>

Equine Welfare

Horse Horror In Brutal Fight Club
Thousands of horses in the Philippines are being maimed and wounded in illegal fights run by a crime syndicate betting ring, from Sky News.  Read more >>

Bloomfield couple on trial for abuse in horse’s death
An audible gasp filled a Sonoma County, Calif., courtroom this week when a photo of a severely underweight dead horse flashed on-screen during a felony animal cruelty trial, from the Press Democrat.  Read more >>

Breeders Cup

Curlin in driver’s seat for Horse of the Year
The recent retirement of Big Brown has largely shifted the race for Horse of the Year from a showdown to a solo act for Curlin in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday at the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita Park, from Thoroughbred Times.  Read more >>

Opinion: Horse racing gets a chance to heal
Breeders’ Cup puts the spotlight on the sport. Hopefully, nothing will go wrong, from the Los Angeles Times.  Read more >>



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