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‘I Know How Bad I Want This’: Keithan Starting Training Career With Grit, Hard Work

Rachael Keithan can feel the skepticism as she tries to establish herself as a female trainer in what remains a male-dominated realm. Keithan, 32, oversees a fledgling operation of seven 2-year-olds. She awakens before dawn and toils until dark as she grooms and feeds them herself due to financial constraints. She does all of this […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: Anne And Joe McMahon Celebrate 50 Years Of Raising Good Horses, Staying Close To Nature

McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds has grown exponentially since Anne and Joe McMahon established it with a couple of broodmares in 1971, expanding from 90 to 600 acres that nurture approximately 250 horses. And it all started with Christmas trees. The initial tract of land the newlyweds purchased near Saratoga Race Course was filled with Christmas […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: Paye Looking Forward To Passing Her Love Of Horses To The Next Generation

In younger days, Courtney Paye felt obligated only to her horses while she ventured from coast to coast as a groom. She sampled life in Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia while being employed by such prominent trainers as Richard Baltas, Christophe Clement, Dallas Keen, Peter Miller and, currently, […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: For Alsagoor, A Long Road To A Dream Come True

Abdullah Alsagoor arrived in California from his Saudi Arabia homeland approximately a year and a half ago. He was 18 years old, a teenager bold enough to dream big but with seemingly no idea how to make those dreams come true. “I wanted to see another world,” he said of the decision to leave behind […]