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Delta’s Royalty, Lone Foal Of Royal Delta, Set For Debut Start In England

Delta’s Royalty, the only foal out the late champion Royal Delta, is slated to make her debut start on Thursday at Kempton Park Racecourse in England, Racing Post reports. The 2-year-old Galileo filly will be part of a 14-horse field of maidens going a mile over Kempton’s all-weather Polytrack surface. She is trained by Roger […]

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Lemons Forever Named Broodmare Of The Year By KTOB

Lemons Forever, dam of Grade 1 winners Forever Unbridled and Unbridled Forever, has been named the 2017 Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders. Winner of the G1 Kentucky Oaks, Lemons Forever is a 2003 foal by Lemon Drop Kid and out of the Argentine-bred mare Critikola, by Tough Critic. Charles […]

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Pegasus World Cup: Gun Runner Se Despide A Lo Grande En La Carrera Mas Rica Del Mundo

“El puesto no es el mejor, pero él es Gun Runner,” fueron las palabras del entrenador Steve Asmussen cuando se le preguntó acerca del puesto de pista 10 para su pupilo. Estaba totalmente en lo cierto. Con una magistral conducción por parte del jinete Florent Geroux, el hijo de Candy Ride se despidió de las […]

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Full Circle: Three Chimneys’ Baker Involved With Gun Runner From The Start

When Gun Runner concludes his illustrious racing career Saturday in Gulfstream Park’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and retires to a stallion career at co-owner Three Chimneys Farm, the horse will have come full circle with Chris Baker. Baker, Three Chimneys’ chief operating officer, has been involved with Gun Runner longer than anyone, […]

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Champion Royal Delta Dies At Age Nine From Foaling Complications

Three-time champion Royal Delta died due to complications foaling a filly by Galileo at Coolmore earlier this week. Retired in November of 2013, Royal Delta was sent to Ireland to be bred to Galileo in the 2014 breeding season, but she did not get in foal.  Another attempt was made the following year, again to Galileo, […]

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Winchell And Three Chimneys’ First-Time Partnership A ‘Win-Win’ In Gun Runner

The partnership between Kentucky-based industry giants Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm is unique not just because the it is their first partnership, but also because the Gun Runner was not bred by either organization, according to the Thoroughbred Racing Commentary. Instead, the colt was purchased as a yearling as part of a package deal […]

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Cali Star Moves Up The Rail To Give Wolfson Rampart Exacta

Ben Walden Jr. and Larry Taylor’s Cali Star continued to show a liking for her new surroundings in South Florida and trainer Marty Wolfson’s stable at Gulfstream Park Saturday, earning her first graded-stakes victory in the $100,000 Rampart Stakes (G3). Benefitting from a ground-saving journey under Tyler Gaffalione in the mile stakes for fillies and […]

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Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Fit for a Queen

A relatively quiet weekend of graded stakes action was highlighted by the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. In a field of talented 3-year-old fillies, it was very fitting that equine royalty rose to the occasion – Crown Queen, younger half sister to champion Royal Delta, earned the first G1 win of […]

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Crown Queen Rules QE II Challenge Cup

In a race named for royalty, royalty prevailed, as Besilu Stables’ Crown Queen scored her first Grade 1 victory in the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane’s End at Keeneland on Saturday. Ball Dancing closed for second, and Sistas Stroll and Personal Diary dead-heated for third. They ran the nine furlongs over […]

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Crown Queen Reigns in Lake Placid

Besilu Stables’ Crown Queen stalked a pace set by longshot Duff One to score her first stakes victory in the Grade 2, $300,000 Knob Creek Lake Placid Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. The pacesetter took the field through measured fractions of :24.09 for the first quarter, the half :48.77, and 1:12.71 for six furlongs. Duff […]

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