Calumet Farm

Pegasus: Seeking The Soul ‘Competed Well All Year,’ Calumet Doubles Up With True Timber

Grade 1 winning millionaire Seeking the Soul and multiple graded-stakes placed True Timber, most recently second in the Cigar Mile (G1), are both headed to the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. “I’m looking forward to it,” Dallas Stewart, trainer of Seeking the Soul, said Friday. “The horse is […]

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Bravazo Heading To Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Tuesday that Calumet Farm’s Bravazo, third in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile and second in the Preakness Stakes, is being pointed toward the $9-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Saturday, Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. “Yes, that’s surely where we’re headed if everything goes well,” Lukas said. Bravazo, […]

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Calumet Farm Releases 2019 Fees, With Newcomer Ransom The Moon

Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster, including newcomer Ransom the Moon. Ransom the Moon, a son of leading sire Malibu Moon will stand for $7,500 LFSN. As the only Grade 1 winning sprinting son of Malibu Moon to go to stud, Ransom the Moon offers breeders […]

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English Affair Takes Cardinal Handicap For Initial Stakes Success

English Affair split horses in late stretch to score a half-length victory over Amboseli in Thursday’s 45th running of the $100,000, Grade 3 Cardinal Handicap for fillies and mares on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. English Affair, a 4-year-old filly owned and bred by Brad Kelley’s Calumet Farm, ran 1 1/8 miles over […]

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Lukas, In Search Of Third Clark Triumph, Hoping Bravazo Still On Improve

Calumet Farm’s multiple graded stakes-placed Bravazo has danced in all of the major dances of 2018 including all three legs of the Triple Crown, the Haskell Invitational (Grade I), Travers Stakes (GI) and the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI). But Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas believes the 3-year-old colt could be improving at […]

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Calumet’s Oxy Lady Surprises At 36-1 In Tempted

Calumet Farm’s Oxy Lady, the longest shot on the board at 36-1, utilized a perfect trip from Declan Cannon to provide trainer Jack Sisterson with his first career stakes win in Friday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Tempted at Aqueduct Racetrack. The bay daughter of Oxbow, racing through foggy conditions with blinkers on for the first time, […]

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Support For Equine Aftercare: 47 Breeders’ Cup Contenders Pledge Their Support To New Vocations

A growing list of prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to support racehorse aftercare by participating in the New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge. Now in its ninth year, the Pledge has raised over $480,000, with 100 percent of funds raised supporting the program’s rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming efforts. “New Vocations is a program the […]

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Vexatious Takes Dowager On Disqualification

Calumet Farm’s Vexatious, who finished a neck behind Beach Flower, was elevated to first place on the disqualification of Beach Flower for interference in the stretch to win the 27th running of the $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3) for fillies and mares before a Sunday afternoon crowd of 13,836 at Keeneland. Trained by Neil […]

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Zulu Alpha Delivers Trainer’s First Graded Stake At Keeneland In G3 Sycamore

Zulu Alpha’s decisive stretch run in the Grade 3 Sycamore Stakes Thursday wasn’t only his first career graded win — it was also the first for trainer John Alexander Ortiz. The flashy 5-year-old gray gelding, piloted by Channing Hill, tracked the early pace and took a rail trip through the turn to take over the […]

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Channel Cat Wins Dueling Grounds Derby; Osare Takes Oaks As Kentucky Downs Handle Soars

Record-setting trainer Todd Pletcher picked a great time to win his first race at Kentucky Downs since 2010 as Calumet Farm’s Channel Cat outfought the late-running Cullum Road to win the $400,000 Exacta Systems Dueling Grounds Derby by a head on Wednesday’s penultimate card of America’s most unique race meet. Winning the $300,000 Fifth Third […]

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