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Conquest Stables LLC

Conquest Stables was born of the excitement that Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell experienced at their first trip to the Kentucky Derby in 2012. The Highland Park, Illinois couple were so drawn to the sport that they purchased their first Thoroughbred only weeks after their first Run for the Roses. In 2013 Conquest invested in more bloodstock, and with their trainer embarked on a program that produced several stakes winners and two juvenile Breeders’ Cup runners including 2014 Kentucky Derby contender, Conquest Titan