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Georgetown’s Nevills gets Eclipse Award for heartfelt story on the closing of Mount Pleasant Meadows

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor Hallandale Beach, FL. – Joe Nevills of Georgetown, KY, was presented the Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary Writing Thursday for his entry “Biting The Dust: A Long Goodbye to Mount Pleasant Meadows,” written for the Paulick Report on July 22. Joe Nevills of Georgetown, KY, bloodstock editor for the Paulick Report, took home the 2019 Eclipse Award...

Georgetown resident Nevills to receive 2019 Media Eclipse Award for feature/commentary writing

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters today announced the winners of the 2019 Media Eclipse Awards in six categories. Joe Nevills of Georgetown won the award for Feature/Commentary Writing for his entry “Biting The Dust: A Long Goodbye to Mount Pleasant Meadows,” written for the Paulick Report on July 22. Nevills (Photo...

Kentucky Derby, Oaks ticket auction set to benefit Retired Racehorse Project

TwinSpires.com, the official wagering partner of the Kentucky Derby, and PaulickReport.com, a leading Thoroughbred information website, have teamed to auction a pair of tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks to benefit the Retired Racehorse Project. The auction is now live on Starquine, and all proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Retired Racehorse Project, a 501(c)3 charity that...

Thoroughbred consignor Craig Bandoroff talks top graduates, career lessons and family

By Natalie Voss The Paulick Report   Craig Bandoroff established well-known sales consignment company Denali Stud in 1990 and has since sold more than $403 million in bloodstock. Denali, situated on 700 acres in Central Kentucky, consistently ranks in the top 20 sellers by gross weanling, broodmare and yearling sales. Denali graduates include Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, Sophisticat,...

Bourbon County Thoroughbred breeder loves Kentucky land for producing stakes winners

Breeder Carrie Brogden established Machmer Farm with her mother and husband in 2001. (Photo from Paulick Report)   By Ray Paulick The Paulick Report   Carrie Willwerth Brogden established Machmer Hall in 2001 in Paris with husband Craig Brogden and mother Sandy Willwerth. The commercial operation is named after a building that honors Carrie’s great-grandfather, who was once dean of the...

UK’s Nancy Cox talks about the importance, future of equine education in Bluegrass

By Natalie Voss The Paulick Report   Nancy Cox is the new dean of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment, replacing former dean Scott Smith. Cox, previously the associate dean of research in the college, was the founding administrator of the university’s equine studies department, which works closely with the Thoroughbred industry in Lexington. She holds...

UK's Nancy Cox talks about the importance, future of equine education in Bluegrass

By Natalie Voss The Paulick Report   Nancy Cox is the new dean of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment, replacing former dean Scott Smith. Cox, previously the associate dean of research in the college, was the founding administrator of the university’s equine studies department, which works closely with the Thoroughbred industry in Lexington. She holds...