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New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program had 398 retired Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses go through the program in 2017, a 10 percent increase from the previous year. Additionally, 125 horses remained in the program throughout the new-year transition, receiving rehabilitative care or transitional training with hopes of placement in 2018. 

Horse Country Inc. is proud to announce its newest nonprofit member: the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. The farm, located in Nicholasville, Ky., is a rescue and rehoming organization serving all horse breeds and will join other members of Horse Country in offering tours of its facility.

Cozmic One, a son of Bernardini out of 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, only made $5,770 in five starts but he could make up for that when he competes in the Retired Racehorse Project’s $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover Oct. 4-7, 2018 at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Welcome to this week’s edition of America’s Best Racing’s Main Track.           

Each Tuesday in this space we spotlight the most meaningful story of the past week, detailing a story that stands out because of its importance or perhaps the emotional response it generates.

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Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes winner Point Given has been pensioned from stud duty at Calumet Farm and is set to join the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions in the spring of 2018, becoming the fifth Horse of the Year to occupy the famous barn.

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