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Altissimo Named Ohio’s 2018 Horse Of The Year

Trainer Richard Zielinski outlined the most competitive season of 5-year-old Altissimo’s career in 2018 and his well-planned schedule reaped four stakes victories and two stakes placings for earnings of $320,875 and the Horse of the Year title by the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association. The OTBO’s Annual Awards Banquet was held on May 17 […]

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$1.8-Million Into Mischief Filly Rocks Record Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

The meteoric rise of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale from a place for early-season scratches, buybacks, and regionally-bred horses into a legitimate place to sell an upper-market juvenile continued in 2019, with the sale once again breaking records in gross and average sale price. A $1.8-million Into Mischief filly became the most expensive […]

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Catholic Boy To Stand At Claiborne Farm Upon Retirement

Claiborne Farm has purchased an interest in Catholic Boy, a Grade 1 winner on both dirt and turf, who scored his most recent victory in the Grade 2 Dixie Stakes on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course. The son of More Than Ready will stand at the Paris, Ky. farm upon his retirement from racing, […]

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Bloodlines: War Of Will’s ‘Depth Of Family’ Bodes Well

War Front could be pardoned for a bit of pride because the big bay horse from Claiborne Farm had a pretty good weekend. War of Will won the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on Saturday; Etoile won the G3 Fillies Sprint at Naas in Ireland on Sunday, with Peace Charter second (both by War Front); and […]

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Right Place, Right Time: Half-Brother To Preakness Winner War Of Will On Offer At Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

When it comes to timely catalog updates, the effects on a hammer price can range from benign to potentially life-changing. Where exactly Hip 575 of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale will fall on that spectrum remains to be seen, but having half-brother War of Will win the Preakness Stakes just three days before […]

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Street Sense Colt Brings $500,000 To Top Active First Day Of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

Paul Fireman has seen good fortune in the Baltimore area, having sent Senior Investment to a third-place finish in the 2017 Preakness Stakes. He left his mark on the city’s Thoroughbred industry again on Monday, buying a $500,000 Street Sense colt through trainer Kenny McPeek at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale. The bay […]

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Mid-Atlantic Powerhouse Sire Jump Start Dies At Age 20

Jump Start, the leading sire in the Mid-Atlantic region for the past five years, was euthanized the morning of Sunday, May 19 at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center due to complications from colitis. The dark bay son of A.P. Indy was 20. Standing at Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Penn., for $10,000, the […]

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Zenda, French Classic Winner And Dam Of Kingman, Dies At Age 20

Juddmonte Farms regrets to announce the passing of classic-winning filly and classic-producing broodmare Zenda at age 20 following a prolonged bout of laminitis. Zenda put up some notable performances on the racetrack, the highlight being her win in the French Group 1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (French 1,000 Guineas). However, it’s her achievements as a […]

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First Winner For Lane’s End Sire Mr Speaker Comes In Puerto Rico

Lane’s End resident Mr Speaker notched his first winner at stud on May 12 when the filly Elegancia won a maiden special weight by five lengths at Hipodromo Camarero in Puerto Rico, BloodHorse reports. The bay filly broke in the air, but quickly made up ground in the five-furlong race, taking command after three furlongs […]

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Cairo Prince, Daredevil Juveniles Top Third Day Of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Under-Tack Show

The third and final day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale under-tack show finished with a pair of horses tied for the fastest time at a quarter-mile, bringing the final total for the sale to eight. The horses breezed over the dirt track at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. Following are […]

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