Thoroughbred Owner King Abdullah Dies

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died early on January 23, 2015, and his brother Salman became the king, the royal court said in a statement carried by state television. President Barack Obama shakes hands after receiving a gift of a gold necklace from Saudi King Abdullah at the start of their bilateral meeting at the King’s Farm…

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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