Little Red Feather Racing Blog

Scams in Horse Racing Partnerships

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As much as we love this sport, unfortunately, like many industries, it has some bad eggs.  In the past, horse racing has been notorious for “ripping off its owners”. Thankfully, over the last 10 years corporate horse racing partnerships like West Point Thoroughbreds, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and

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Horse Racing Partnerships Need to Rethink the Keeneland Sale

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As you know horse racing partnerships add value. They find horses, risk the purchase price and syndicate to 5% and 10% partners. In order to do so, they need to charge a premium for the value added services - otherwise known as a markup. If you think about it, breeders are eerily similar. They risk money to bring horses to market and expect a fair return. Breeders and Syndicators almost do almost the exact same thing. They both sell horses for more ...

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Why Buy From the Best Horse Racing Partnerships?

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Can Someone Please Explain the Lasix Issue?

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Yes we can. As managing partner of horse racing partnerships, we are often asked to explain current issues to both experienced and soon to be experienced owners. The biggest hot button issue in horse racing today is what to do with the race day medication Furosemide aka Lasix. Let’s start at the beginning - What is Lasix?  When horses move in excess of 40 mph they sometimes suffer ruptured blood vessels in their lungs. ...

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The Top 6 Financal Advantages to Owning a California Bred Horse

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With nearly $25 million in added purses and incentives paid in 2014, owning a California bred thoroughbred horse ("CA Bred") has never been more financially beneficial to those who own on their own or are in thoroughbred partnerships. It is considered one of the biggest advantages in all of horse racing in the United States. Don't believe us? At Del Mar in 2015, you could earn $115,660 in earnings by just winning two entry level ...

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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 7

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All of the great photos and posts from Del Mar 2015 are on our facebook page. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Saturday August 22 - Midnight Storm - Del Mar $1,000,000 Pacific Classic 10th - $250 Video

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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 6

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All of the great photos and posts from Del Mar 2015 are on our facebook page. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sunday August 16 - Chati's On Top - Del Mar Solana Beach Handicap 1st - $85.500 Video Sunday August 16 - Chaulk O Lattey - Del Mar Solana Beach Handicap 2nd - $28,850

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A Flattering Tale About a Man and his Racehorse

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  Horse racing partnerships bring people togather from all walks. In the summer of 2011, Little Red Feather Racing syndicated two very nice fillies. The first was an all-white daughter of Alphabet Soup perfectly named… Egg Drop. Egg Drop broke her maiden in her very first start of her career for Del Mar’s all-time leading trainer, the late Mike Mitchell, while defeating ...

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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 5

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All of the great photos and posts from Del Mar 2015 are on our facebook page. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sunday August 9 - Unusual Taste - Del Mar 2nd - $11,600 Video Sunday August 9 - Holograeme - Del Mar 3rd - $8,640

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LRF Del Mar Notes - Week 4

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All of the great photos and posts from Del Mar 2015 are on our facebook page. WEEKLY RACE RECAP:
 Sunday, August 2 - Rocko's Wheel - Del Mar $200,000 Real Good Stakes 2nd - $38,000 Video Sunday, August 2 - Go First - Del Mar (Claimed) 12th - $250

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