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Horse Racing Ireland Gets Budget Boost From Government

Betting tax in Ireland is to remain unchanged at 2% but Irish racing still benefited in the Sept. 27 giveaway budget for 2023 with its government funding due to rise by €2.4 million to €72.8 million.

Up-and-Coming Athletes Gain Experience at 2022 FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Youth Final

Kronenberg, the Netherlands – The U.S. Young Rider and Junior Teams stepped onto the world stage at the 2022 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Youth Final in Kronenberg, the Netherlands, from September 20-25. The youth athletes gained valuable experience…

OBS October Sale Supplemental Catalog Now Online

The supplemental catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2022 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at and available in printed form on the OBS sales grounds. The two-day sale is Oct. 11-12.

Rich Strike Battles Older Horses in Lukas Classic

Back at Churchill Downs, where he etched his way into history earlier this year, Rich Strike will take on a short field of top older horses led by Hot Rod Charlie, Happy Saver, and Art Collector Oct. 1 in the $500,000 Lukas Classic Stakes (G2).

Aidan O’Brien Lines Up Contenders for Prix de Royallieu

Aidan O’Brien will send two challengers into the Oct. 1 Qatar Prix de Royallieu (G1) with Emily Dickinson and Perotan confirmed to take on Verry Elleegant.

T.I.P. Announces Non-Competition Award Winners

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2022.

Griffin Named as Track Announcer at Monmouth Park

Parx Racing track announcer Chris Griffin has been named the new track announcer at Monmouth Park starting with the 2023 meet that gets underway in May, it was announced Sept. 28.

Wednesday Video from Kentucky Performance Products: NBD, Just a 14.7 at Beginner Novice

The Michael Jungs and Laura Colletts of the world might make us feel like sub-20 dressage scores are a totally normal, absolutely achievable thing — but in real life? Well, we know we’re not alone

Ocala’s World Equestrian Center Opened for Hurricane Ian Evacuees

“I cannot emphasize enough what a lovely, charitable thing The World Equestrian Center has done for our equestrian community here in central Florida… WEC has made it possible for some to evacuate who may not have otherwise been able to afford doing so.” As I write this piece midday Wednesday, Hurricane Ian, now a Category

Tim Price Joins Maryland 5 Star Line-Up

We’ve got an exciting update to the entry list for the MARS Maryland 5 Star presented by Brown Advisory, which will return to the airwaves for its sophomore edition from October 12–16. The overseas contingent who