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Spendthrift Acquires Majority Interest In Unbeaten Santa Anita Derby Favorite Authentic

Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired a majority ownership interest in the undefeated three-year-old colt Authentic, who is set to go postward as the likely favorite in Saturday’s Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. Spendthrift joins forces with Starlight Racing and Madaket Stables which have both retained an ownership interest […]

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Pegasus Winner Mucho Gusto ‘The Gift Who Keeps On Giving’

Everyone whose hands have touched Mucho Gusto, 4 ½-length winner of Saturday’s Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational, were smiling in the wake of the Mucho Macho Man colt’s performance in the $3-million race at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. And a lot of people have had a hand in the success of Mucho […]

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Juvenile Liam’s Legend Tops Tuesday At Keeneland November For $325,000

Liam’s Legend, a 2-year-old son of Liam’s Map who won on closing day of Keeneland’s recent fall meet, sold to Khalid Mishref for $325,000 to lead a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Indian Creek, agent, consigned the colt, who is a half-brother to stakes winner Kenda. […]

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Record-Priced Into Mischief Filly Tops Final Day Of OBS June Sale

Hip No. 748, a daughter of Into Mischief consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, agent, went to OXO Equine LLC for a sale record $900,000 to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age. The bay filly, who turned in a quarter […]

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‘Freak’ Liam’s Map Colt Brings $1.2 Million To Top OBS Spring Sale’s Third Session

Numbers were already tracking safely ahead in both the daily and cumulative returns by the time a Liam’s Map colt lit up the board for $1.2 million near the end of Thursday’s session at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, but the seven-figure transaction ensured the upward trend would continue […]

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Coolmore Dominates Top Of Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale Marketplace

The Coolmore partnership repeatedly flexed its muscles at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Selected 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale, buying four of the day’s six most expensive horses in whole or in partnership. Chief among them was a Curlin colt bought in tandem with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni on behalf of an unnamed client for $3.65 million, which […]

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Mubtaahij Retired, Likely To Stand In Argentina

Mubtaahij, a graded stakes winner in the U.S. and U.A.E., has been retired from racing and will likely begin his stallion career in Argentina, BloodHorse reports. The 7-year-old son of Dubawi is currently residing at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky., while his stud plans are finalized. Bloodstock agent Donato Lanni told BloodHorse’s Jeremy […]

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Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale Produces Near-Record Returns

It was a steady renewal of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings Sale, with gross and average returns falling just short of last year’s record numbers. However, the middle market was buoyant, as evidenced by a healthy jump in the median sale price. The four-day auction finished with 963 horses sold for revenues of $34,260,100, down four […]

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Keeneland November Sale Concludes With Increase In Average, Median Figures

Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or more, led by the $6 million paid […]

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