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Champion Good Magic Records Solid Final Breeze Before Sophomore Debut

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Good Magic, the champion 2-year-old male of 2017, had an easy half-mile breeze by himself Saturday morning, the final prep for his highly anticipated sophomore debut in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) March 3 at Gulfstream Park. Owned by e Five Thoroughbred Racing and Stonestreet Stables and trained by Chad Brown, Good Magic […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Keen Ice, New For 2018

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are entering stud in 2018. This week’s spotlight stallion is Keen Ice, a 6-year-old son of Curlin that is standing his first […]

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‘Good Memories’: Asmussen And The 11-Year-Old Tan Suit

 No horse will be better suited for Saturday’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup Gulfstream Park than overwhelming favorite Gun Runner. He’s the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, riding a streak of four straight dominating Grade 1 victories that are expected to propel him to Horse of the Year honors Thursday and been training up a storm. On top […]

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First Foal Arrives For Jess’s Dream

Ocala Stud’s Jess’s Dream, the regally-bred son of Horses of the Year Curlin and Rachel Alexandra, sired his first reported foal on late Jan. 20th when a colt was born at Fred Brei’s Jacks or Better Farm in Ocala, FL. Bred by Jacks or Better, the bay colt is out of the three-time stakes winner […]

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Stellar Wind ‘Hasn’t Missed A Beat’ In Pegasus World Cup Preparations

Stellar Wind continued to impress trainer Chad Brown Sunday morning with her preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup (G1), breezing five furlongs in 1:00.80  at Palm Meadows Training Center. The breeze was the 6-year-old mare’s sixth workout for the world’s richest race Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park since joining Brown’s stable at Gulfstream Park’s satellite training facility […]

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First Foal A Filly For Three-Time Grade 1 Winner Exaggerator

WinStar Farm’s Exaggerator, the 3-time Grade 1 multimillionaire and Classic-winning son of Curlin, sired his first reported foal Saturday, Jan. 13th when a bay filly was born at Sugar Maple Farm in Poughquag, NY. Bred by SF Bloodstock, the filly is out of Graded stakes winner Nikki’s SmartyPants, a daughter of Smarty Jones out of […]

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‘I Like What I See’: Brown Pleased With Stellar Wind’s Progress Ahead Of Pegasus

Stellar Wind, the champion sophomore filly of 2015 and a six-time Grade 1 winner, breezed for the first time as a 6-year-old Sunday morning as she continued preparations for an historic start in the Pegasus World Cup. Expected to become the first female to race in the 1 1/8-mile Pegasus, Stellar Wind went five furlongs in 1:01.50 […]

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Valadorna Back In The Winner’s Circle In Tiffany Lass Stakes

Stonestreet Stables LLC’s Valadorna was much the best in Tuesday’s $50,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes over the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots main track, which was the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old daughter of Curlin. Patiently ridden by Brian Hernandez, Jr., Valadorna broke well and sat just off the pace in the early stages of the Tiffany Lass […]

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Juvenile Vino Rosso Impresses In Two-Turn Allowance At Tampa

No matter their level of involvement, horsemen and Thoroughbred racing fans are always dreaming of the first Saturday in May, hoping to arrive at Churchill Downs with a Kentucky Derby contender they can embrace. A Tampa Bay Downs crowd of 2,067, which could swell to 10 times that number by spring, might have seen such a horse […]

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Collected, Dabster Lead Baffert Stable On Opening Day At Santa Anita

Arrogate conqueror Collected and Triple Crown hopeful Dabster are but two of the stakes stalwarts from Bob Baffert’s star-studded stable set to compete at Santa Anita on its traditional Winter Meet opening day program next Tuesday, Dec. 26. Collected, a four-year-old son of City Zip owned by Speedway Stable, LLC, led throughout the 1 ¼-mile Pacific […]

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