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Irish War Cry Remains ‘Possible’ For Belmont After Saturday Breeze

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred colt Irish War Cry returned to the worktab at Fair Hill Training Center Saturday morning, convincing trainer Graham Motion that he may still deserve a chance to run in the Belmont Stakes. According to bloodhorse.com, the sophomore son of Curlin worked five furlongs in 1:01 1/5 under regular jockey Rajiv Maragh. […]

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OBS June 2-Year-Old, Horses Of Racing Age Supplemental Catalog Now Available

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com. It features Two-Year-Olds by a strong group of proven and promising sires, a roster that includes Bodemeister, Curlin, Into Mischief, Maclean’s Music, Malibu Moon, Orb, Speightstown, Tapit, […]

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Terra Promessa Cruises To Victory In Allaire DuPont Distaff

Heavily-favored Terra Promessa took the lead at the start and was never threatened as she cruised to a 7 1/2-length victory in the G3 Allaire DuPont Distaff at Pimlico May 19. The 4-year-old daughter of Curlin, who finished second to champion Stellar Wind in the G1 Apple Blossom last time out, has won three of […]

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Turf Champion Tepin Confirmed In Foal To Horse Of The Year Curlin

Robert Masterson’s two-time champion turf mare Tepin has been confirmed in foal to two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. Tepin, who was retired last month, is in foal on an April 30 cover. The 6-year-old mare is being boarded at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm near Lexington. Tepin […]

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Absentee Bidding Now Available On Old Friends’ Homecoming Halter Auction

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility is Georgetown, KY, will host its 13th Annual Homecoming Event on Sunday May 7th beginning at 1 pm. The event features a live and silent auction of artwork, prints, and racing memorabilia, including several premiere collectible stallion halters. For those unable to attend the event, absentee bidding for several […]

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Report: Irish War Cry To Stand At Hill ‘N’ Dale Upon Retirement

Wood Memorial winner and Kentucky Derby contender Irish War Cry will stand at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm upon retirement, it was announced Monday. The Thoroughbred Daily News reports that the colt’s breeding rights were purchased by a group that includes John Sikura of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm, SF Bloodstock, Glen Hill Farm’s Craig Bernick, Bobby Flay, the […]

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‘Happy’ McCraken, ‘Beautiful’ Irish War Cry Post Final Breezes For Kentucky Derby

Leading the Kentucky Derby work tab on Sunday morning were top contenders McCraken and Irish War Cry, though each completed the exercise in a slightly different atmosphere. At Churchill Downs, a large throng of reporters surrounded trainer Ian Wilkes’ barn as Brian Hernandez prepared to take McCraken through his final Derby breeze. The 3-year-old son […]

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Stellar Wind Bounces Back In Apple Blossom; Curlin Daughters Fill Out Exacta

Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind, the Eclipse Award-winning 3-year-old filly of 2015 who finished an unlucky fourth in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Distaff, proved she’s still got it in Friday’s Grade 1 Apple Blossom. The 5-year-old daughter of Curlin ran down local course specialist Terra Promessa in a hard-fought stretch battle to prevail by just over […]

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Irish War Cry ‘A Little Tired’ After Wood, Likely To Remain At Fair Hill Before Derby

Isabelle de Tomaso’s Irish War Cry has settled back into his Fair Hill base in good condition following his victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial, according to trainer Graham Motion. “He seems good this morning,” he said by phone on Sunday. “He’s obviously a little tired. It was a long day, shipping back […]

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Irish War Cry Back On Top In Wood Memorial Under New Jockey Rajiv Maragh

Mrs. Isabelle de Tomaso’s Irish War Cry made up for his poor Fountain of Youth performance in this Saturday’s G2 Wood Memorial, rallying from just off the pace to run past Battalion Runner in the lane and draw away for about a three-length victory. Ridden by comeback jockey Rajiv Maragh for the first time, the […]

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