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‘I Can’t Carry You Any More’; Rodriguez Looks To Sell Zayat Horses Over Unpaid Bills

Zayat Stables, which won an Eclipse Award as outstanding owner in 2015 after American Pharoah became the first horse in history to win the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup Classic, allegedly owes New York-based trainer Rudy Rodriguez more than $600,000 in unpaid training bills, supplies and services. Rodriguez filed an agister’s lien on two Zayat […]

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Pletcher Following Effective ‘Blueprint’ For Classic Contender Vino Rosso

Repole Stable and St. Elias Stables’ Vino Rosso visited the Belmont Park training track on Friday for the second time since being disqualified and placed second in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup on September 28. The multiple graded-stakes winner breezed five furlongs in 1:01.58, with Irad Ortiz, Jr. up. Under the watchful eye […]

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Mandella: Dirt Mile A ‘Perfect Fit’ For Omaha Beach, But He Deserved The Classic

In a perfect world, Omaha Beach would be running in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 2. As it is, and after negotiating through mazes just to get to this point, Richard Mandella will have to settle for the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Big Ass Fans Dirt Mile the same […]

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$25,000 Claim Dothat Dance Will Try To Upset Maryland Million Classic

Burning Daylight Farms Inc.’s Dothat Dance, who nearly sprung an upset at odds of 35-1 last fall, will be a long shot again as the 6-year-old gelding takes another crack at the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Saturday at Laurel Park. The 1 1/8-mile Classic for 3-year-olds and up serves to highlight the 34th Jim McKay […]

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Covfefe ‘Very Strong,’ Dennis’ Moment ‘Fast’ In Breeders’ Cup Works At Churchill

On a crisp Friday morning at Churchill Downs, five locally-based Breeders’ Cup contenders, led by Grade I winner Covfefe (six furlongs in 1:12.20) and promising 2-year-old Dennis’ Moment (five furlongs in :58.60), recorded published workouts prior to the Nov. 1-2 world championship event at Santa Anita. Along with the bullet-works by Covfefe (Filly and Mare […]

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More Than Ready Leads 2020 Stallion Roster At WinStar Farm

WinStar Farm has set 2020 stud fees for its 21-stallion roster, headed by perennial leading sire More Than Ready who will stand for an unchanged fee of $80,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season. WinStar also welcomes new stallions to its roster in Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible who will stand his initial season at stud […]

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Maxfield ‘Good And Relaxed’ In Work For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1) winner Maxfield and two-time Juddmonte Spinster (G1) winner Blue Prize (ARG) were among the five Breeders’ Cup hopefuls working over the fast main track at Keeneland Friday morning. Godolphin’s Maxfield, who earned a spot in the $2 million TVG Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) with his Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity triumph on Oct. […]

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Multiple Grade 1 Winner Catholic Boy Retired From Racing, To Stand At Claiborne Farm

Dual-surface star Catholic Boy has been retired from racing, and will join the stallion roster at historic Claiborne Farm. His 2020 stud fee has been set at $25,000 LFSN, announced farm representative Bernie Sams on October 18. A six-time graded stakes winner, Catholic Boy became only the third American 3-year-old in history to win a […]

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Mike Smith Picks Up Rosario’s Former Mount, Yoshida, For Breeders’ Cup Classic

As expected, the all-time winningest Breeders’ Cup jockey will not be without a ride in this year’s Classic. The Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman reported Friday that Mike Smith will ride Yoshida in the 1 1/4-mile race Nov. 2. The Hall of Fame jockey had been the regular rider for Classic favorite McKinzie, but trainer […]

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Dam Of Sweet Melania Headlines Latest Fasig-Tipton November Sale Supplemental Entries

Sweet N Discreet, dam of recent Grade 2 Jessamine Stakes winner Sweet Melania, is among the three newest supplemental entries to the Fasig-Tipton November Sale. These newest entries are cataloged as hips 215-217: – ’19 Malibu Moon-Win McCool colt (Hip 215): Son of Malibu Moon is out of graded stakes winner Win McCool. He is […]

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