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Top Of The Market Ready To Shine At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

Interest in upper-level offerings continues to grow in the Thoroughbred auction market, and nowhere is that more evident than in the size of the catalog for the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale. This year’s edition features 253 entries, which is the most on this side of the millennium. Sellers will be looking for more of […]

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Rankin, Upson Downs Farm, Back At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga After 16 Years

Alex Rankin waited over a decade and a half for the right horse to bring him back to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale. Fortunately, his son came through with a filly worth booking the ticket. Rankin’s son, Hunter, is president of Maryland-based Sagamore Racing. When the operation of Under Armour founder Kevin Plank had […]

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Capture Your Dream Proves Deserving Favorite In FSS Desert Vixen

Capture Your Dream lived up to her 3-5 favoritism Saturday at Gulfstream Park while winning the $100,000 Desert Vixen Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes, proving to be a smart purchase for owner John Oxley and trainer Mark Casse. Capture Your Dream had captured her May 13 debut at Gulfstream Park by 10 ½ lengths for owner/breeder Kathy […]

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Cajun Firecracker Upsets Fully Loaded In FSS Dr. Fager Division

Shadybrook Farm’s Cajun Firecracker upset heavily favored Fully Loaded in Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes. Trainer Michael Yates’ homebred colt scored at odds of 7-1, a small price compared to the odds that were stacked against his sire Cajun Breeze’s stallion career. A tough-as-nails warrior who had amassed earnings of nearly […]

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Long River To Anchor & Hope Farm In 2019

Long River, a Group 1 winner in the U.A.E., will enter stud at Anchor & Hope Farm in Port Deposit, Md., for the 2019 breeding season, BloodHorse reports. The 8-year-old son of A.P. Indy will stand for an advertised fee of $5,000. He finished his on-track career with five wins in 27 starts for earnings […]

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Fully Loaded Is Pinchin’s Latest Florida Sire Stakes Prospect In Saturday’s Dr. Fager

Fully Loaded looms as a short-priced favorite in Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park on the strength of strong showings in his two lifetime starts. The undefeated colt also has the added cache of being associated with a trainer with a proven record of excellence in the […]

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Nancysaidso Out To Make A Statement In Florida Sire Stakes’ Desert Vixen

Cajun Breeze never won a stakes race during his 32-race career, but he showed a lot of promise when he finished second in the 2012 Sunshine Millions Sprint in just his fourth start and fourth in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2) in his fifth start. A tough-as-nails warrior who had amassed earnings of nearly $250,000 […]

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Adena Springs Donates Seasons To Shaman Ghost, Others, For Canadian Hall Of Fame Gala

Stronach Stables-owned and Adena Springs-bred Queen’s Plate winner Shaman Ghost is being inducted to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. In celebration, Stronach Stables is donating a 2019 breeding season of the newly minted Hall of Fame member to be auctioned at […]

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Bodemeister Shuttling To Argentina For Southern Hemisphere Season

Bodemeister, a Grade 1 winner and sire of Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, will shuttle to Haras la Pasión in Argentina for the next two Southern Hemisphere breeding seasons, BloodHorse reports. The 10-year-old Empire Maker horse ships to Argentina for the first time after standing the 2018 Northern Hemisphere season at WinStar Farm in Versailles, […]

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Newly-Retired Justify Arrives At WinStar Farm

Triple Crown winner Justify took the next step in his life as a retiree on Wednesday, when he arrived at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. The 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy’s retirement was announced July 25 after filling in his ankle made the timeline for a fall campaign and a bid in the Breeders’ Cup […]

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