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George F. Will: McConnell would lead Senate like Mansfield

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama's executive overreach. So, Kentucky's Senate contest is a constitutional moment that will deter…

October 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Frac Daddy's racing career on hold after injury

Frac Daddy's racing career on hold after injury

Frac Daddy's racing career is on hold after the Billings-owned thoroughbred underwent a surgical procedure on Wednesday to repair a torn tendon in a front leg, which occurred during a freak stall accident last weekend in California.

August 28, 2014 1:15 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne: Democrats tout new health care benefits, not Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall’s elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that “Obamacare is and will remain a political problem for Democrats.”

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MHP identifies woman who died in crash near Fort Peck

Samantha J. Conn, 27, of Morehead, Ky., has been identified as the woman who died Saturday after being ejected from the passenger seat of a minivan near Fort Peck on Highway 24.

August 04, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…

Golden Ticket eyes Breeders' Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Montana-owned Golden Ticket will be running in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap on Saturday night at Churchill Downs.

June 12, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne: Bitter political battleground in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Anyone with a weak stomach and refined sensibilities should stay out of Kentucky for the next six months.

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Golden Ticket finishes 2nd at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Golden Ticket, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners of Billings, finished second on Friday in the $342,000 Grade 2 Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs.

May 02, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Bighaus column: Frac Daddy's owners lived Derby dream

Bighaus column: Frac Daddy's owners lived Derby dream

One of my most memorable sports moments of 2013 was watching Carter Stewart and Ken Schlenker of Magic City Thoroughbred Partners live out their dream of having one of their horses run in the Kentucky Derby.

December 28, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr: Kentucky shows how Obama's bigger ideas can work

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The debate over the Affordable Care Act can stay small, focusing on website failures and other short-term difficulties facing the law. Or it can get bigger, with wider insurance coverage seen as part of a larger struggle for social justice in a nation growing steadily less equal.

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Breeders' Cup pre-entries includes Golden Ticket

SANTA ANITA, Calif. -- Kentucky-bred Golden Ticket, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners of Billings, is one of the pre-entries for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, which will be run Friday, Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

October 23, 2013 2:30 pmLoading…

Lindell's Tigger Town wins in Edmonton

Tigger Town, a thoroughbred owned by Jill Lindell of Billings, earned $12,744 Saturday for a first-place finish in an allowance race at Northlands Park in Edmonton.

October 05, 2013 9:56 pmLoading…

Golden Ticket to race on Saturday

SANTA ANITA, Calif. -- Golden Ticket, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners, is in the 10-horse field for Saturday's running of the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita.

September 26, 2013 4:00 pmLoading…

Golden Ticket 2nd in Foster Handicap

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Reigning Breeders' Cup Classic winner Fort Larned finished first and Billings-owned Golden Ticket was second in the prestigious $536,300 Stephen Foster Handicap Saturday night under the lights at Churchill Downs.

June 15, 2013 8:30 pmLoading…
Frac Daddy is No. 1 at Belmont

Frac Daddy is No. 1 at Belmont

Frac Daddy, owned by Carter Stewart and Ken Schlenker of Magic City Thoroughbred Partners of Billings, drew the inside No. 1 post position for Saturday's 145th running of the Belmont Stakes in New York.

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Frac Daddy falls to 16th as Orb comes from behind to win Kentucky Derby

Frac Daddy falls to 16th as Orb comes from behind to win Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE — Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic.

May 03, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Billings-owned Frac Daddy creating local excitement for Kentucky Derby

Billings-owned Frac Daddy creating local excitement for Kentucky Derby

Having a Billings-owned horse running in the Kentucky Derby next Saturday is going to be "absolutely phenomenal" from a business and pleasure standpoint, said Jill Lindell, owner of the two local Won $800 Casinos.

April 26, 2013 10:40 pm Photos

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Rocky's surprising run snapped by Lindsey Wilson at NAIA tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rocky Mountain College's late-season charge to the NAIA Division I national men's basketball championships ended at the hands of No. 2-ranked Lindsey Wilson College 84-79 Thursday night during a wild opening-round game at Municipal Auditorium.

March 14, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Keep jail suicide prevention bill alive

On Jan. 18, a 36-year-old man hanged himself in the Yellowstone County jail.

January 30, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Golden Ticket to run in Hollywood Derby

Golden Ticket, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners of Billings, will be running in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby on Sunday at Betfair Hollywood Park in California.

November 20, 2012 3:30 pmLoading…

Golden Ticket to run in Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Golden Ticket, a 3-year-old thoroughbred with ties to Billings, will be running Saturday in the $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga.

August 23, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

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