Better Than Honour

Banke Plans To Keep Her Options Open When Lady Aurelia Goes Through Ring

One of the very possible outcomes for Lady Aurelia’s time at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Selected Mixed Sale is that she arrives, sells for one of the auction’s highest prices, and goes back home on the same trailer. Lady Aurelia took an ownership group including breeder Stonestreet Farm on an international itinerary that included stakes wins […]

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Best Lands $1.4-Million American Pharoah Colt To Lead Keeneland September’s Third Session

A booming upper market continued to generate big returns during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, led by a $1.4-million colt from the first crop of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. At the end of three sessions, a total of 20 yearlings had changed hands for seven figures, marking the most for […]

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Spendthrift’s Can The Man Sires First Foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Can the Man, the Grade 1-performing juvenile by leading sire Into Mischief, sired his first reported foal on February 3rd when a colt was born at Breakaway Farm in Indiana. Bred by Richard and Connie Snyder’s Cove Springs Farm, the bay colt is out of the nine-time-winning Birdstone mare Ms. Bird Watch, a […]

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Former owner Waxman gets eight-year prison sentence for fraud

Robert Waxman, a leading Standardbred owner who was involved at the top-end of Thoroughbred racing and breeding for several years in the late 1990s, has been sentenced to eight years in prison and ordered to pay $17.9 million in restitution to Philip Services Corp., a scrap metal company a jury in Ontario, Canada, said he […]

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By Rob Whiteley Remember to Misremember … in other words, remember to forget the old wives’ tale that foals out of younger mares are somehow better or have more potential than foals out of older mares. When the Bob Baffert-bred and trained Misremembered won the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap on March 6 (and […]

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