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For the Love of Horses: The Story of Perfect Drift

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.

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Bring Racing Back to Kansas by Better Horses Radio

May 8, 2017 – Ernie Rodina explains to Better Horses Radio fans how to support bringing racing back to Kansas! Listen and share with your friends!


Let’s Bring Kansas Horses Back Home

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. . . .

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More Momentum

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.

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Facing Facts

May 1, 2017 – Read our series of email briefs answering frequently asked questions about the proposed legislation before the 2017 Kansas Legislature. Find them here. 


Horse Organization Seeking Solutions

April 30, 2017 – “All we are asking for is parity between horse racing and casino gambling tax percentages and bring back racing to Kansas,” said Jeff Rutland, owner of Rutland Ranch, Independence. . . Read the article at the Independence Daily Reporter.


Greyhound Facts

April 29, 2017 – Learn more about Greyhound Adoption, Greyhound Care on the Farm, Greyhound Care at the Track, and the Economic Impact of Greyhound Racing on our Greyhound Facts Page