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Tiz the Law retakes lead in NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll; voting to be suspended amid COVID-19 cancellations

Of all the impressive statements made by the sophomore male class thus far in 2020, the emphatic victory by Tiz the Law in the March 28 Grade 1 Florida Derby may resonate the loudest during a most uncertain time as the bay colt again established a clear lead in the latest National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. After slipping to the No. 2 spot in the poll behind undefeated...

Marylou Whitney, philanthropist and Thoroughbred breeder, dies at age 93 at her home in Saratoga

Staff report Marylou Whitney, legendary philanthropist and thoroughbred owner/breeder, died July 19 at her Cady Hill home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the New York Racing Association announced. No further details were provided. She was 93. She owned a horse farm in Lexington. Marylou Whitney in the paddock at Churchill Downs. (Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt) She carried on the legacy of one of Thoroughbred...

Gaudet, Hazelton to host ‘Today at Keeneland’ as racetrack, TVG broaden racing, sales relationships

Keeneland and TVG officials have introduced several new initiatives on the racing and sales fronts that further enhance the long partnership enjoyed by the race track and racing network. Beginning with the April 4 opening day of the Spring Meet, TVG racing analysts Gabby Gaudet and Scott Hazelton will host “Today at Keeneland,” the track’s live, on-site preview show, and provide expert commentary...