Gary and Mary West

Room Service, Rosalind Dead-Heat in the Ashland

Landaluce Educe Stables’ Rosalind and Gary and Mary West’s homebred Room Service could not be separated after a stretch duel to win in the 77th running of the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) for 3-year-old fillies before a sun-splashed crowd of 27,688 on Saturday afternoon at Keeneland. The two fillies completed the 1 1/16 miles on […]

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Wests to Offer $2.5M in Breeder’s Bonuses to Power Broker, New Year’s Day

An Open Letter from Gary West Dear Fellow Breeders, Mary and I are passionate about our thoroughbred operation and have been extremely fortunate to enjoy the thrill of winning Grade 1’s with both Power Broker and New Year’s Day (Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Champion and top weight on the Experimental Free Handicap), both as two-year-olds. We […]

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Retired BC Juvenile Winner New Year’s Day to Stand for $12,500

Hill ‘n’ Dale announced today that New Year’s Day, who defeated the best of his generation on dirt in the 2013 $2,000,000 Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, will stand the 2014 breeding season for a fee of $12,500 live foal stands and nurses. New Year’s Day became the second Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Winner for his […]

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BC Juvenile Winner New Year’s Day Retired Due to Injury

New Year’s Day, who sprang a 10-1 upset in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Nov. 2, has been retired due to injury. The Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman reported via Twitter Thursday afternoon that the Bob Baffert-trained colt suffered a chipped sesamoid in his left hind. Baffert told Privman that the injury is non-displaced, […]

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Late Run Gets New Year’s Day Juvenile Victory

New Year’s Day came up the rail, seizing command from Havana in the final yards of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, giving trainer Bob Baffert his ninth Breeders’ Cup win and owners Gary and Mary West and jockey Martin Garcia their first taste of victory in the annual racing championships. Favored Havana held second, […]

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Power Broker Splashes to Victory in Indiana Derby

Favored Power Broker took command in midstretch and pulled away to win the $500,000 G2 Indiana Derby by two lengths at Indiana Downs Oct. 5. It was the fourth career victory for the 3-year-old son of Pulpit, who captured the G1 FrontRunner Stakes last year. Jockey Martin Garcia kept Power Broker settled in third through […]

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Flashback Returns to Training at Hollywood Park

Flashback, one of the top 3-year-old colts in California earlier this year, recorded his first work since returning from an injury incurred earlier this year. The 3-year-old colt by Tapit worked three furlongs in 37.20 at Betfair Hollywood Park for trainer Bob Baffert. Flashback, winner of the Grade 2 Robert Lewis Stakes in February, came […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Title Contenders

Title Contender’s victory in the G3 Ohio Derby on Saturday added another win to an already banner year for owners Gary and Mary West. Wayne Catalano trains the gelded son of Pulpit, who earned his first stakes win in the 1 1/16-mile contest. The victory moved the Wests into third place on the American Graded […]

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Title Contender Digs Deep for Ohio Derby Win

Betting favorite Title Contender had to fight for it, but he cinched the win in the Grade 3 Ohio Derby under jockey Hector Rosario Jr. on Saturday at Thistledown. He pressured pace setter Mongolian Saturday while racing three wide in the second turn and lost some ground before digging deep to make the lead near […]

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