El Prado

Ramseys Top Leading Breeders List for 2013

Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey topped the individual breeders list in North America in 2013 with $12,175,837 in earnings, according to statistics released today by The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc. The Ramseys bred the winners of 287 races from 2,071 starts. For the past 10 years, Adena Springs led the individual breeders […]

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Grade 2 Winner O’Prado Again to Stand at Darby Dan

O’Prado Again, winner of the 2011 Remsen S. (G2) as a 2-year-old, has been retired and will stand stud in 2014 at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington. A 4-year-old son of leading sire of sires El Prado (Ire), O’Prado Again will stand for a fee of $5,000 stands & nurses and participate in the farm’s […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Homebred ‘Joy’

Saturday was an extraordinary day for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, their family, and everyone associated with Ramsey Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., after three homebreds by their stallion Kitten’s Joy (also bred by the Ramseys) scored Grade 1 victories: Big Blue Kitten, in the Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes at Saratoga; Admiral Kitten, in the Secretariat Stakes […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Kitten’s Joy

It was a “Joy”-ful weekend for Ken and Sarah Ramsey and their star stallion Kitten’s Joy, who stands at their farm on Harrodsburg Road south of Lexington, Ky. Already established as a leading American sire, Kitten’s Joy had a career-making day on Saturday. In a single afternoon, the stallion had three Grade 1 winners: Big […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Winter Memories

Before Galileo and before Montjeu, who are both classic winners and leading sires of classic winners, the sentiment of European breeders was drifting in the direction of calling Sadler’s Wells a disappointment as a sire of stallions. Such a judgment would have seemed harsh to American breeders, however, because we had the first son of […]

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Sands Point to Winter Memories

Winter Memories proved to be a punctual 3-5 favorite in the Grade 2 Sands Point Stakes at Belmont Park on Monday, winning the 1 1/16-mile turf fixture by three lengths after a powerful three-wide move to contention on the turn for home. The 3-year-old daughter of El Prado out of the outstanding mare Memories of […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Kitten’s Joy

With his victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland, Derby Kitten emphasized the point that his sire, the El Prado stallion Kitten’s Joy, is one of the more underrated sires in the Bluegrass. On the same Keeneland card, Kitten’s Joy had the winner of the listed Giant’s Causeway Stakes (Holiday for Kitten) and […]

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EDWIN ANTHONY’S PEDIGREE REPORT: DISCREETLY MINE

Pedigree consultant and author Edwin Anthony examines the bloodlines of Discreetly Mine, winner of the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds, in the second in a series of articles written exclusively for the Paulick Report. Click here to view last week’s article, looking at the pedigree of Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth winner Eskendereya. […]

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