all in The Life

She’s only 26 years old and she’s only been training on her own for a few months, but Anna Meah is destined for big things. In her first eight races as a professional trainer, five of her horses have finished in the top three. Even more remarkable, one of her very first starters, named Excellent Sunset, crossed the finish line first in the Kathryn Crosby Stakes at Del Mar.

If you’re looking for the perfect charity this #GivingTuesday, the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation fits the bill! That’s because this nonprofit works to help horses and ponies of all kinds by supporting research into equine health.

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In the fall of 2016, a conversation with friend Samantha Bussanich at Keeneland began the initial spark of what would become Nexus Racing Club. We had the common goal: bring young people closer to the sport. With help from Sophie Shore, we spent several months developing this idea. Two years later, we have grown into the only racing club for the younger generation that offers a connection to the sport through ownership experiences.

“A Farm for All Reasons” is the motto of Saxony Farm outside of Lexington, and the family operation has done right by clients for nearly 50 years by focusing on individualized, comprehensive care for each horse it takes in. Broussard and Rosie Hundley currently manage Saxony, and carry on the tradition Bruce Hundley, Broussard’s father, began in 1970 when he founded the farm.

Jeff Hiles, a former U.S. Marine and longtime assistant to trainer Kenny McPeek, is set to start the next chapter in his life by stepping out on his own and becoming a trainer.

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