10/23/2009 11:00PM

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Karen M. Johnson, a onetime Daily Racing Form reporter, daughter of Hall of Fame trainer P. G. Johnson, and author of The Training Game, has joined Horse Racing TV as editorial producer. . . . The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., and the Kentucky Equine Humane Center have established a new partnership that will allow some of the center s horses to receive foster care, training, and rehabilitation through the park s new four-month Professional Horseman s Training Course, which starts in January. . . . Grade 1 winner Boboman has been retired and will enter stud in 2010 at Walmac Farm in Lexington, Ky., with a $5,000 fee. . . . McMahon Bloodstock of Lexington, Ky., and Hidden Brook Farm in Paris, Ky., have joined forces to develop a weanling-to-yearling pinhooking syndicate, they announced Friday. McMahon will focus on purchasing, and those weanling purchases will head to Hidden Brook for raising, sale-prepping, and sale at yearling auctions.