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In-Foal Amapola Delivers In Monmouth’s Incredible Revenge Stakes

Amapola, four months in foal, made what was likely her last race before motherhood a memorable one, drawing off to win the $75,000 Incredible Revenge Stakes by 5½ lengths on Saturday at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old filly, in foal to Divining Rod, sat off an early two-horse speed duel before making an explosive mood midway through the turn to […]

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The Jockey Club Projects 2019 Foal Crop Of 21,500

The Jockey Club is projecting a 2019 North American registered Thoroughbred foal crop of 21,500. The 21,500 foals estimated for 2019 is the same as the 2018 foal crop projection, which was announced in August 2017. The foal crop projection, traditionally announced in mid-August, is computed by using Reports of Mares Bred (RMBs) received to […]

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City Of Light To Stand At Lane’s End Upon Retirement

Multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire City of Light (Quality Road—Paris Notion, by Dehere) will join his sire Quality Road at Lane’s End Farm upon the conclusion of his racing career. “We are thrilled to have the best son by our top young stallion join our roster,” said Will Farish. “City of Light has a tremendous amount […]

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‘Plenty Of Emotion’ Behind Taylor Made Contender In Harness Stakes Race

He’s been immersed in the horse industry nearly his entire life, but Duncan Taylor admitted there is plenty of emotion involved when it applies to Lazarus N’s North American and Grand Circuit debut in the 25th edition of the $325,000 Dan Patch Stakes on Friday (Aug. 10) evening at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. “When […]

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Starry Dreamer, Dam Of War Front, Dies At Age 24

Multiple stakes winner Starry Dreamer, best known as the dam of international leading sire War Front, died Aug. 7 due to infirmities of old age at Claiborne Farm. She was 24. Bred in Kentucky by Charles Nuckols Jr. & Sons, Starry Dreamer was a member of champion sprinter Rubiano’s first crop. She began her career […]

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Medaglia d’Oro, American Pharoah Yearlings Spearhead Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

The biggest Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale catalog in recent memory produced the highest gross in the elite auction’s history and tied the record median sale price, powered by a fervor in the marketplace for offerings by Medaglia d’Oro and American Pharoah. The two-day auction moved 170 horses for record revenues of $62,794,000. That figure surpassed […]

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G1 Winner Noble’s Promise Euthanized Due To Kidney Failure

Noble’s Promise, a Grade 1 winner and young sire, was euthanized Monday due to complications from kidney failure. He was 11. The son of Cuvee resided at Breakway Farm in Dillsboro, Ind., where he’d stood since retiring to stud for the 2013 breeding season. “We just found out on Friday and they made the decision […]

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Keeneland September Yearling Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale is now available online, featuring 4,538 entries. The 13-day auction will take place Sept. 10-23, led off by a quartet of select Book 1 sessions beginning each day at 11 a.m. Eastern. After the auction’s traditional “dark day” on Friday, Sept. 14, the sale will pick […]

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American Pharoah, Good Luck Charms Dominate Opening Night Of Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Monday was a banner night for both American Pharoah offspring and lucky garments. Moments after Hip 26, a filly from the first crop of the Triple Crown winner, sold for $1.2 million, Brian Graves of consignor Gainesway was asked his secret for finding and […]

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Brogden, Broodmare Life Happened, Cross Paths Again At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The success of prominent broodmare Life Happened has been indelibly linked to the ascension of Carrie Brogden, co-owner of Machmer Hall Farm and consignor Select Sales. That’s what makes it somewhat jarring to see the mare’s War Front filly being offered at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale under a different shedrow. The War Front […]

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