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Norton Herrick’s Racehorse ‘Matterhorn’ Joins Lineup for Belmont Stakes


Norton Herrick, Chairman and CEO of The Herrick Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment firms, and partner with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Kiki Courtelis of Town & Country Farm Corp., will race the partnership's prized Tapit colt, Matterhorn, in this year's Belmont Stakes, which will be held Saturday, June 7.

Norton Herrick’s Racehorse ‘Matterhorn’ Joins Lineup for Belmont Stakes2019-12-05T04:42:43+00:00

Team Valor International: MONDAY MORNING MEMO


UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE created a commemorative envelope for Animal Kingdom thanks to some promotional assistance from AK partner Norton Herrick. Partners can order them from Amy Collingsworth ( for a discounted rate of $6, a $4 savings from the retail price at the post office. No wonder they are going broke! Barry Irwin and Norton Herrick were on site for the unveiling of the attractive envelope that is part of the USPS's historic series that also features Barbaro.

Team Valor International: MONDAY MORNING MEMO2020-01-28T21:58:39+00:00

Sheikh Mohammed lands stake in Animal Kingdom after Dubai World Cup win


Animal Kingdom became the first horse trained in America to win the World Cup on Tapeta last week and the performance has resulted in Sheikh Mohammed purchasing a 29 per cent interest in the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner.

Sheikh Mohammed lands stake in Animal Kingdom after Dubai World Cup win2019-12-05T05:01:02+00:00

Animal Kingdom supreme beyond all borders


True to its billing, as a World Cup, the 18th running of the richest horserace on the planet offered fresh courage and inspiration to those determined that frontiers should no longer be perceived as barriers. Over the past couple of years, they have endured dispiriting retrenchment by insular forces on either side of the Atlantic. In the United States, brave attempts to fill in a moat of drugs and dirt seem to have been defeated, for now, by vested interests. In Britain, meanwhile, momentous opportunity and investment have been dissipated by misapprehensions that seem barely less parochial. The champion who united the attention of both cultures on Saturday, however, offers a wholesome reproof to each.

Animal Kingdom supreme beyond all borders2019-12-05T05:02:40+00:00

Sets to speak of


NORTON Herrick, who’s producing “Very Good Girls” with very good girls Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen, plus “2 Guns” with big guns Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, has also produced thoroughbred Animal Kingdom (2011 Derby winner) to take Dubai’s $10,000,000 World Cup March 30. For 3-year-olds, 1 ¹/‚„ miles on synthetic surface, Meydan Racecourse is the world’s richest horse race.

Sets to speak of2019-12-05T05:05:06+00:00
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