Friesan Fire

Army Mule Taken Out Of Met Mile Consideration

Impressive winner of the Grade 1 Carter Handicap in April, St. Elias Stable’s Army Mule has unfortunately been ruled out of consideration for the Metropolitan Mile Handicap on the Belmont Stakes undercard. According to drf.com, the 4-year-old son of Friesan Fire is going to get time off in Ocala and point to a late summer campaign. […]

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Vino Rosso Could Return To Palm Beach In Preparation For Kentucky Derby

After only hinting at his potential early in his career, Vino Rosso will carry momentum into the Kentucky Derby following his breakthrough victory Saturday in the Grade 2, $1 million Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets at Aqueduct Racetrack. Vino Rosso easily won his first two starts but came up short in two stakes tries at Tampa Bay Downs, […]

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Army Mule Sizzles Seven Furlongs in 1:20.94 To Take Carter In Stakes Debut

St. Elias Stable’s unbeaten Army Mule made his stakes debut a memorable one at Aqueduct on Saturday, winning the Grade 1 Carter Handicap by 6 1/4 lengths in what track announcer Larry Collmus called a “blistering” 1:20.94 for seven furlongs on a fast main track. Ridden by Joe Bravo, the Pennsylvania-bred 4-year-old son of the […]

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Awesome Slew Looking To Add Grade 1 To Resume in Carter Handicap

Awesome Slew, most recently third in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, will launch his 5-year-old campaign Saturday against 10 opponents in the Grade 1, $400,000 Carter Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack. A three-time graded stakes winner, Awesome Slew is the 121-pound high weight in the seven-furlong race for 4-year-olds and up. The Carter was carded as […]

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Gabriel Saez Rides 1,000th Winner At Fair Grounds

Jockey Gabriel Saez achieved a milestone on Saturday when the newly turned 29-year-old Panama City, Panama, native earned his 1,000th career victory when  I Hope won the eighth race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. A graduate of the Laffit Pincay Jockey Training Academy in his native country, Saez began riding professionally on Dec. […]

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PR Special Maryland Million: A Proud Event’s Hall of Fame History

It’s Maryland Million day at Laurel Park and the Paulick Report is pleased to present a special print publication for the 31st edition of the event that was the brainchild of broadcast legend Jim McKay and led to similar events in virtually every other racing state. In this edition of the PR Special, Cindy Deubler highlights the numerous Hall […]

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Morning Fire Wires Field In Pasco Stakes

Mercedes Stable’s Morning Fire made every pole a winning one in Saturday’s $100,000 Pasco Stakes. The seven furlong contest for newly-turned sophomores was held over the fast main track at Tampa Bay Downs. Daniel Centeno urged the son of Friesan Fire to the lead out of the gate, out-sprinting Epic Journey and Awesome Slate for […]

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Country Life Farm Hoping To Catch ‘Fire’ In Maryland Million

The stallion business is tough. In order for freshman sires to gain momentum, it is imperative their first crop of 2-year-olds comes out running. In Maryland, Country Life Farm has captured that kind of success in the past and this Saturday at Laurel Park, it will try to do it again with its new first-crop […]

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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2015: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the pending arrival of spring with another batch of foal photos from the Bluegrass and elsewhere — made possible by our sponsor, Merck Animal Health. This week’s group of stallions includes Treasure Beach, Brethren, Friesan Fire, Freedom Child, Into Mischief, Jimmy Creed, Point of Entry, and Paynter. To see more foal […]

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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2015: Winter Play

Late February and early March brought severe weather to Kentucky and regions in the Northeast and Midatlantic, but it doesn’t slow down foaling season. Like the postman’s motto, neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night keeps these Thoroughbred broodmares (and those who work with them) from their appointed rounds. Thanks to the […]

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