Friend or Foe

Honor Roll Presented By Virginia Thoroughbred Association: New York-Bred Mr. Buff Racking Up Virginia-Sired Bonuses For Bromans

Four-time stakes winner Mr. Buff may have been foaled in New York, but over the past year the 5-year-old gelding has helped his owner/breeder Chester Broman earn over $140,000 in bonus money from the Virginia Thoroughbred Association. By Virginia-registered stallion Friend Or Foe, Mr. Buff is eligible for the Virginia-sired program. He earns a 25 […]

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Mr. Buff Takes On Veteran New York-Breds In Wednesday’s Evan Shipman

Chester and Mary Broman’s Mr. Buff dominated a state-bred stakes last out and will look to replicate that feat as part of a nine-horse field in the 38th running of the $100,000 Evan Shipman for New York-bred 3-year-olds and up on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course. Mr. Buff earned a triple-digit Beyer Speed Figure for […]

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Mr. Buff Geared Down Late In Saginaw, Could Try Whitney

Mr. Buff led at every point of call and got back to his winning ways with an in-hand triumph in Sunday afternoon’s $100,000 Saginaw, a 1 1/16-mile race for New York-breds 4-years old and up at Belmont Park. Chester and Mary Broman’s 5-year-old Friend Or Foe chestnut stumbled slightly coming out of the gate but […]

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Mr. Buff Out-Muscles Twisted Tom In Alex M. Robb

Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred Mr. Buff outmuscled Twisted Tom in a stirring stretch duel to capture Saturday’s co-featured $100,000 Alex M. Robb at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by John Kimmel, Mr. Buff arrived at the 1 1/8-mile test for New York-bred stock on a 2-race win streak but in search of his first stakes score. […]

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Mr. Buff Takes Aim On Third Consecutive Victory In Saturday’s Alex M. Robb

In search of his third consecutive victory, Mr. Buff will headline a group of 8 salty veterans in the $100,000 Alex M. Robb at 1 1/8 miles for 3-year-olds and up on Saturday, December 29 at Aqueduct Racetrack. A 4-year-old homebred son of Friend or Foe for owners Chester and Mary Broman in the care […]

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Whitney Handicap looks deep, tough to call

Flat Out was penciled in as the morning line favorite Wednesday after the draw for what looks to be a deep and contentious field in Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Whitney Handicap Invitational at Saratoga. The Whitney is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge race, meaning the winner earns an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at […]

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Friend Or Foe scratches, Whitney instead

Press Release Friend Or Foe, part of a coupled entry that formed the 4-5 morning-line favorite for today’s Evan Shipman at Saratoga Race Course, has been scratched and will instead aim for a start in the Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap on August 6. Trainer John Kimmel said he decided to scratch Friend or Foe, […]

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Saratoga: Friend Or Foe heads Evan Shipman Stakes, targets Woodward

Press Release Friend Or Foe, who returned from a six-month absence to earn a hard-fought victory in an overnight stakes last time out at Belmont Park, will make his second start of 2011 at Saratoga Race Course on Monday in the $75,000 Evan Shipman for New York-breds. A Chester and Mary Broman homebred, Friend Or […]

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Rail Trip second in comeback to Friend Or Foe

Grade I winner Rail Trip made a favorable impression in his first start since an unplaced effort in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) last fall, returning to Belmont Park June 5 with a strong runner-up finish behind Friend Or Foe in the Easy Goer Stakes.

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Friend or Foe faces deep field in Easy Goer

Friend or Foe, making his first start as a 4-year-old, faces a tough field in Sunday’s $60,000 Easy Goer overnight stakes at Belmont. “There should be a ‘G2’ next to that 60 thousand,” quipped trainer John Kimmel. The field includes Convocation, Mission Impazible, Rail Trip and Tahitian Warrior. Friend or Foe swept his three starts […]

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