City Zip

The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: City Zip/Dayatthespa

Anyone could easily forgive the accomplished and successful stallion City Zip for having a Rodney Dangerfield complex. In the words of the famously downtrodden comedian, he “don’t get no respect.” This attitude flies directly in the face of the facts, however, because the chunky chestnut son of Carson City currently ranks fourth among North American sires, […]

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Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: They’ve Got More Than Just ‘Zip’

When City Zip went to stud in New York in 2002, breeders may have thought they had the book on him.  Sure, he would be a “useful” stallion – not a top one – and naturally, he would produce dirt sprinters.   After all, his dad, Carson City, was a sprinter.  His sire line going […]

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‘Magic’ of Ned Evans keeps Keeneland sale roaring

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 9, 2011) – The dispersal of the estate of Edward P. Evans’ Spring Hill Farm continued to create fireworks at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, selling the top-priced Quiet Now for $1.85 million and surpassing previous records to become the highest-grossing dispersal in Keeneland sale history.   With Lane’s End serving as […]

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City to City: win No. 6,005 and counting for Hollendorfer

City to City, winless in three starts in 2011, knifed through between horses entering the stretch under jockey Garrett Gomez and went on to win the featured Grade 2 Palomar Handicap for older fillies and mares Monday. City to City, trained by recent Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Hollendorfer who on Saturday sent out his […]

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Quality Road to Stand for $35,000; Lane’s End Sets 2011 Stud Fees

Lane’s End has established a $35,000 live foal stud fee, payable when the foal stands and nurses, for multiple Grade 1 winner Quality Road, whose career ended on a disappointing note when last of 12 runners in the $5-million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 6. The fee for the 4-year-old son of Elusive Quality–Kobla, by […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: SIRES OF SIRES

By Ray Paulick Each week we update the standings for American Graded Stakes winners by a variety of categories, including breeder, owner, trainer, jockey, sale company, consignor, and sire. In the latter category–led by Dynaformer with seven individual AGS winners, followed by Malibu Moon and City Zip with six apiece and then Medaglia d’Oro […]

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LANE’S END brings you THE WEEKENDER PEDIGREE: LE MI GEAUX

By Frank Mitchell We are still in the early furlongs of the freshman sires’ race, but the first returns have been promising for the well-regarded young stallions Bluegrass Cat, Sharp Humor, and First Samurai, who are the top three Kentucky-based sires on the list, as well as for the Florida freshmen Congrats, With Distinction, and […]

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LANE’S END: HOT JULY WEEKEND

ADVERTISEMENT Kingmambo’s Campanologist – 1st G1 Grosser Preis Von Lotto Hamburg City Zip’s Workin for Hops – 1st G2 American Derby Langfuhr’s Marlang – 1st G3 Sunset Handicap Mineshaft’s A. U. Miner – 1st $240K Greenwood Cup Stakes

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: CITY ZIP’S BROWN SHOES

By Ray Paulick The late actor and comedian George Gobel was probably best known for an adlibbed line from the “Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” in 1969 and replayed endlessly on the “Best of Carson” shows over the years. Gobel followed Hollywood legends Bob Hope and Dean Martin that night, and when he finally made […]

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