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Kingman Filly Breaks Record On Opening Day Of Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale

A daughter of Kingman lit up the sale ring on the opening day of the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale, becoming the highest-priced filly ever sold at the fixture when knocked down for 850,000 guineas (US$1,163,614). A total of 43 lots sold for 5,261,000 guineas ($7,202,088), with an average of 122,349 guineas ($167,559) and a […]

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Thunder Snow By A Game Nose For History-Making Dubai World Cup Double

He was the first horse to win the UAE Derby and Dubai World Cup in consecutive seasons, and now Godolphin homebred Thunder Snow has become the first horse to win two editions of the Dubai World Cup. In 2018, Christophe Soumillon sent the Saeed bin Suroor trainee to the front and never looked back, but […]

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Blue Point Defeats Miller-Trained Pair In Al Quoz Sprint

Blue Point stamped his claim to being the best sprinter on the planet when he stormed to victory in the six-furlong Al Quoz Sprint (G1). As has been the case so often in recent years, the American sprinters were so close without finding the winner’s stall. The Peter Miller-trained duo Belvoir Bay and Stormy Liberal […]

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Melbourne Cup Winner Cross Counter Captures Dubai Gold Cup

Cross Counter successfully bridged the gap between Australia and the UAE with a brilliant victory for jockey William Buick over Isopolini – like the winner a 4-year-old owned by Godolphin and trained by Charlie Appleby – in the Dubai Gold Cup with a purse of $1.5 million. Winner of the Melbourne Cup last November, Cross […]

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New Vocations, Flying Start Team Up To Give Trainees Exposure To Thoroughbred Aftercare

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program has joined forces with the Godolphin Flying Start program to further expand trainee exposure to all facets of the Thoroughbred industry. Each trainee enrolled in the Flying Start program will now complete a week-long rotation at the New Vocations’ Lexington facility. The intention of the time at New Vocations is for Godolphin […]

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Thunder Snow Seeks Unprecedented Dubai World Cup Double

As the recognized 1 1/4-mile prep for the world’s richest horse race, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) has attracted a quality field of 10, including Godolphin’s Thunder Snow, who finished second in this race before winning the 2018 Dubai World Cup. The 2017 […]

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Reigning Dubai World Cup Winner Thunder Snow Readying To Defend Title

It was only a matter of time until the equine king of UAE racing resurfaced and such appears to have come. Godolphin’s Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) champion Thunder Snow is ready to make his 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival debut, according to trainer Saeed bin Suroor, and is on schedule for Super Saturday’s […]

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Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders Receive $14.2 Million From Incentive Awards

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) on Monday announced payment of more than $14.2 million in breeder awards from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders’ Incentive Fund (KTBIF). Kentucky-bred horses won over 4,000 races across the globe in 2018, which made breeders eligible for these incentive payments. KTBIF horses were rewarded for winning races in 33 states […]

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Kentucky Wildcat Undergoes Surgery After Being Vanned Off Following G3 Sam F. Davis

Kentucky Wildcat, who had finished an impressive second in the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis last week, has undergone surgery to repair a condylar fracture according to the Daily Racing Form. The colt had surgery Monday in Ocala and will ship to the Kentucky base of owner Godolphin for further assessment. His racing future remains […]

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Coliseum Off Derby Trail; Baffert Plans ‘Reboot’ For Quirky Son Of Tapit

Godolphin homebred Coliseum finished third in Sunday’s G2 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita, defeated as the 0.70-1 favorite in the field of five. Trainer Bob Baffert told drf.com that the 3-year-old son of Tapit is “better than that,” and officially declared the colt off the Kentucky Derby trail. “I’m going to reboot him, kick him […]

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