A. P. Indy

Something’s Missing Here: Explaining Ridglings

Honor Code made the news last weekend both for his racing performance and for a medical condition. Trainer Shug McGaughey announced that Lane’s End Racing’s Grade 2 Remsen winner would get some time off following surgery for cryptorchidism, but he isn’t the first graded stakes winner to go under the knife for the condition. Experts […]

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Three Chimneys Presents Good News Friday: Four-Legged Artists

If you were priced out of Keeneland’s recent sporting art auction (the sales from which totaled over $3.1 million), supporters of ReRun are hoping that you might add to your art collection during their upcoming Moneigh auction. The paintings, each done and “autographed” by notable racehorses or breeding stock, have been increasingly popular since their […]

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Photos of the Week: 12.2.13

The Thanksgiving holiday brought with it a literal feast of great racing across the country. At Aqueduct, talented veteran Flat Out proved too good in the Cigar Mile, while the youngster Honor Code had his connections envisioning roses with his gritty performance in the Remsen Stakes. Will Take Charge stamped his name on the Eclipse […]

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Silentio Wins Citation Head-Bob Over Summer Front

Silentio, coming off a solid third-place finish to reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan in the Breeders’ Cup Mile, scored his first victory of 2013 after winning the photo finish in a head-bob with Summer Front in Friday’s Grade 2 Citation Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park. Winning Prize finished a close third after setting […]

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Shug on Honor Code: ‘We Want to Have a Nice 3-Year-Old’

In his electrifying debut victory after falling 22 lengths back and his loss by a diminishing neck Oct. 5 in the Grade 1 Foxwoods Champagne, Honor Code stamped himself one of the most buzz-worthy 2-year-old runners in the country. Yet when it came to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey didn’t […]

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Report: Lloyds’s of London Files Lawsuit over Indygo Shiner Policy

Lloyds’s of London, an insurance underwriter on the policy of the late stallion, Indygo Shiner, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Lexington against Summer Wind Equine, arguing that the company should not have to pay out on the policy because of where the stallion died. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the suit, […]

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Take Control, Son of Azeri, Euthanized

Take Control, a 6-year-old son of A.P. Indy out of Horse of the Year Azeri, was euthanized Thursday after breaking his right foreleg during a workout at Santa Anita. The chestnut horse had been under consideration for the G2 Breeders’ Cup Marathon. “It was pretty devastating,” trainer Bob Baffert told the Blood-Horse. “He was breezing, […]

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Marathon Man Eldaafer Best in Greenwood Cup

Jim Atwell and Kevin Jacobsen’s 8-year-old Eldaafer appears to be on target for his fifth consecutive Breeders’ Cup Marathon appearance after winning Monday’s Grade 3 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing in Philadelphia. The 8-year-old gelding by A.P. Indy out of the Tabasco Cat mare Habibti edged a stubborn Indian Jones by a nose  in the […]

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Top Sire Indygo Shiner Dies in Argentina

Indygo Shiner, one of the leading sires in Argentina, was euthanized Aug. 28 in that country after suffering a ruptured stomach. He was 15. The Blood-Horse reported that the son of A.P. Indy, who stood the Northern Hemisphere season at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm in Kentucky, was set to begin the Southern Hemisphere season at […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: A.P. Indy’s Influence Lives On

The essence of this year’s Saratoga sale of selected yearlings revolved around what the breed will be missing. The Fasig-Tipton sale’s top price was a filly by the late Dynaformer, whose last crop are yearlings. The highest-priced lot in the Tuesday night session was a son of Indian Charlie, another stallion whose last crop are […]

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