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Grade 1 winner Decorated Invader at the 2018 Keeneland September yearling sale.
Should I Buy A Yearling or a 2-Year-Old With A Thoroughbred Partnership?

By Jeff Lifson The Keeneland September yearling is upon us (check out the catalog) and it’s a good time to answer the age-old question, should I buy a yearling or […]

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Successful Racehorse Ownership:  Be Bigger and Chase Harder – Because It’s Possible
Successful Racehorse Ownership: Be Bigger and Chase Harder – Because It’s Possible

The morning after American Pharoah’s successful bid for the elusive Triple Crown, West Point Thoroughbreds EVP Jeff Lifson took pen to paper about his feelings upon witnessing history and what it […]

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Why I Love the Breeders’ Cup- And Why I Humbly Suggest You Do Too
Why I Love the Breeders’ Cup- And Why I Humbly Suggest You Do Too

If there were eyes in the Twin Spires, my next statement might generate some high velocity daggers aimed my way in a mint julep-ed second.   I love the Breeders […]

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My Horse Didn’t Win First Time Out (And It Wasn’t Even Close) Now What?
My Horse Didn’t Win First Time Out (And It Wasn’t Even Close) Now What?

In my years covering races at the television network TVG we helmet-headed announcers spent a few moments after races talking about why winners triumphed, cashed our mythical bets, slapped each […]

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Yearling Versus Two-year-old Racehorse Ownership How Do You Decide?
Yearling Versus Two-year-old Racehorse Ownership How Do You Decide?

We bought an absolutely amazing Tiznow colt at the Keeneland yearling sale yesterday. We bought an absolutely amazing Tiznow colt at the Keeneland yearling sale yesterday. Not coincidentally, my inbox […]

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Chasing the Next Day Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 3
Chasing the Next Day Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 3

When you are buying, or trying to buy Thoroughbred yearlings, and you take a break, grab a sandwich, look to your neighbor at the next lunchroom table, it’s pretty easy […]

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How Expensive is too Expensive? Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 2
How Expensive is too Expensive? Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 2

About 6 a.m this morning after the dog had done her business and I was pouring the first cup of coffee down the hatch, The Louisville Courier Journal punched me […]

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Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 1 from Jeff Lifson
Keeneland Yearling Sale Day 1 from Jeff Lifson

Near the round bar surrounded by buyers and sellers, worn out from looking at more than a hundred horses late yesterday and today (Monday). Near the round bar surrounded by […]

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Feb 24th-25th Prospective Owner Meet & Greet in New Orleans
Feb 24th-25th Prospective Owner Meet & Greet in New Orleans

I want to talk to you about our company and what we offer. Join me, Jeff Lifson, and current West  Point Thoroughbreds Partners February 24th and 25th in celebration of […]

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John Sadler, left, in the paddock at Del Mar.
How Does WPT Racing Partnership Choose Trainers?

Stop by a racetrack. Stroll past a barn. Peer down the shed row past the horses nibbling on hay. Look into the office. See that lady on the phone, talking […]

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