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KHRC approves purses for 2020 Ky. Sire Stakes; distributions consist of two series, seven county fairs

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved purse distributions for the 2020 Kentucky Sire Stakes, supporting the recommendations made by the Kentucky Standardbred Development Fund and Kentucky Breeders’ Incentive Fund Advisory Panel. The purse distributions will consist of two series as well as funding for up to seven county fairs. The Commission, also under the recommendation of the Panel,...

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission opens eligibility to mares for Kentucky Sires Stakes

Beginning with the 2014 breeding season, horses by resident mares will be eligible for the Kentucky Sire Stakes, according to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. The Kentucky Sire Stakes is a culmination of a month-long series of preliminary races, with the biggest money earners getting a chance to compete in one of the richest finals in North America.   The Kentucky Sire Stakes is funded by...