Aron Wellman

Breeders’ Cup Winner Sharing ‘Regaining Her Foundation,’ Points To Tampa’s Florida Oaks

Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Sharing recorded her first timed breeze of 2020 on Monday. The 3-year-old filly worked four furlongs over the Palm Meadows turf course in 48.70 seconds, and co-owner Eclipse Thoroughbreds’ Aron Wellman told that Sharing could make her seasonal debut in the G3 Florida Oaks on March […]

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Wellman: ‘It’s Important To Support Del Mar And California Racing’

It will be 227 days from the December 2 end of the 2018 Fall racing season at Del Mar to Wednesday’s start of the 80th Summer season. And 227 days of absence, coupled with a winter/spring of misfortune and discontent at Santa Anita, appears to have made horsemen’s hearts even fonder than usual for the […]

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Belmont Stakes Winner Tapwrit Retired To Gainesway For 2019

Belmont Stakes winner and millionaire Tapwrit has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Gainesway for a $12,500 stud fee in 2019. A gray son of three-time leading sire Tapit, Tapwrit was a $1.2-million yearling purchase by Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert V. LaPenta at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale. Tapwrit […]

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Catholic Boy Gives Up-And-Comer Jonathan Thomas ‘Monster Opportunity’ In Florida Derby

Jonathan Thomas will step onto Thoroughbred racing’s center stage Saturday when he saddles Catholic Boy for a start in the $1-million Florida Derby (G1). Although the 37-year-old trainer may be regarded by many as a newcomer to the big time, it should be noted that he grew up among the Sport of Kings’ elite. […]

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Tapwrit Podría Perder El Resto De La Temporada 2017 Debido A Problemas En Un Casco

Tapwrit, ganador del Belmont Stakes (G1) de 2017, pudiera permanecer en reposo por el resto de esta temporada debido a una lesión en el casco de su mano derecha luego de disputar el Travers Stakes (G1). Su copropietario Aron Wellman informó al Daily Racing Form que el caballo perdió parte de la suela de su […]

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West Joins Eclipse Thoroughbreds As VP Of Bloodstock

Jacob West has joined Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners as the company’s Vice President of Bloodstock. West, 31, has previously worked for Taylor Made as a Buyer Account Manager and most recently served as the Director of Bloodstock for Three Chimneys Farm. “Jacob is a rising star in the industry,” Eclipse President, Aron Wellman stated. “As our […]

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$1.2 Million Gamble Pays Off As Tapwrit Captures Belmont Stakes

Horse racing is full of gamblers, from the bettors who play the races on the front side to the owners taking a chance on young bloodstock at the sales. Such was the case with Aron Wellman at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale when he came across a yearling son of Tapit. Wellman gathered his Eclipse […]

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Wellman And The Three-Way Partnership It Took To Land ‘Standout’ Yearling Tapwrit

The very first time Aron Wellman, President of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, laid eyes on the gray son of Tapit at the Saratoga Select Yearling Sale, he was “smitten” with the colt, according to “This colt was a standout,” Wellman said. “He had so much substance, depth and scope to him. He had good bones […]

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Results of Breeders’ Cup Election Announced: 10 Members Re-Elected

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that 19 individuals have won election to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members.  Voting by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators was concluded at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 13. The election results are expected to be ratified by the current Breeders’ Cup Members at the annual meeting on July 13. […]

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