May 26, 2017 – In 2002, Perfect Drift ran third in the Kentucky Derby. It was an amazing experience for his owner, Dr. William Reed, especially given that the likelihood of having a horse good enough to be in the derby is, as Dr. Reed puts it, “infinitesimally small.” Especially in an operation like Stonecrest Farm, with modest investments unheard of today.
May 5, 2017 – This is a filly my wife and I purchased on April 28, 2017. She’s a two year old Thoroughbred named Roll On Indy who was bred and born in Kentucky, raised in Florida and is en route to a Chicago racetrack. Excluding the stallion fee, the previous owners had approximately $35,000 worth of inputs into this filly before selling her to us. These inputs include the costs of hay, grain, veterinary expenses, farrier services and training bills. . . .
May 4, 2017 – The Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs passed our bill with a supportive amendment and it will have a new number soon–HB 2386. Once it is printed and placed on the Senate calendar it will be available for debate on the Senate floor.
Today, legislators had the opportunity to hear about the economic impact Horse and Greyhound racing could have on the Kansas economy if HB 2537 is passed. Here's a short video describing many of the themes that were shared. Race for Kansas is a Win for Kansas!
Race for Kansas supports rural agriculture and community economic development in Kansas. This initiative supports legislation that will create over 4,475 jobs for Kansans, supports Kansas farms and businesses, generates Kansas tourism and helps solves the budget gap in Kansas.
As Kansans who care about Kansas, we invite you to learn more about Race for Kansas. Explore our site. Ask questions. Contact your legislative leaders in Topeka to share with them why Race for Kansas is a win for Kansas.