City Zip

Palace Headed To Spendthrift For 2016 Breeding Season

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding rights to leading sprinter Palace, the multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire son of City Zip who is set to retire at the end of his 2015 campaign that will include a start in the $1,500,000 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) on Oct. 31 at Keeneland. “Palace is the […]

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Filly & Mare Turf: Dayatthespa Leads All the Way

Dayatthespa went right to the front at the start of the $2-million Filly & Mare Turf and galloped her way to a length and a quarter victory under Javier Castellano, adding an important update to the Fasig-Tipton catalogue page for her impending sale at Monday’s Fasig-Tipton November auction. Owned by Jerry Frankel, Ronald Frankel, Steve Laymon […]

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Favored Alert Bay Prevails in BC Premier’s Handicap

The bettors chose well on Monday night, when favorite Alert Bay prevailed by a neck in the Grade 3 British Columbia Premier’s Handicap at Hastings Racecourse. Under the guidance of Rico Walcott, Alert Bay tracked two wide behind early leaders Prohibition and  Mysterious Soul and nipped the latter at the wire. The graded stakes win […]

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Dayatthespa Reverses 2013 Finish With First Lady Triumph

Dayatthespa, a 5-year-old New York-bred by City Zip who scored her only previous Grade 1 victory in Keeneland’s 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, came from just off the pace to win the 2014 running of the G1 First Lady Stakes on Saturday at the Lexington, Ky., track. In so doing, she reversed the order of […]

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City Wolf, Half Brother to Ghostzapper, to Stand at Pleasant Acres Stallions

Joe and Helen Barbazon have announced that City Wolf, a half-brother to top North American sires Ghostzapper and City Zip, has joined their rapidly-growing stallion roster at Pleasant Acres Stallions in Morriston, Fl., near Ocala. City Wolf is a graded stakes-winning son of perennial leading sire Giant’s Causeway from the Relaunch mare Baby Zip, dam […]

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Palace Rallies to Fall Highweight Handicap Victory

New York-bred Palace rallied in deep stretch under Cornelio Velasquez to win the Grade 3 Fall Highweight Handicap by 1 1/2 lengths under 129 pounds in the 4-year-old colt’s first try in graded stakes company. He edged Strapping Groom, with The Lumber Guy third and Caixa Eletronica fourth in the Thanksgiving Day handicap for older […]

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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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