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Lucullan Takes Knickerbocker At Belmont; Catholic Boy Fourth In Return

Godolphin Stable’s Lucullan utilized a patient trip to register his first career graded stakes win, running down pacesetter Dr. Edgar in the final furlong and prevailing against Olympico’s late charge to capture Monday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Knickerbocker by a length at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Lucullan, who had posted a runner-up and third-place finish […]

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Bessie Gruwell’s TIEA Award Reflects ‘Good Hard Working People’ Of Delaware

Bessie Gruwell, Executive Director of the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (DTHA), won the prestigious Administration Award for exemplary leadership in a racing executive role. The announcement was made at the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards sponsored by Godolphin at Keeneland on October 11th. The individual must have a high standard in organizational, time-management, and communication skills; […]

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Perfect Pinatubo Keeps His Record Intact With Darley Dewhurst Victory

Pinatubo had to dig deep to maintain his perfect racing record but he clearly has the heart for a battle as well as an outstanding engine and his hard-fought two-length success means he could now turn up for the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas as one of the shortest-priced favorites in recent memory. In what turned into […]

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Thoroughbred Industry Employee Award Winners Announced At Keeneland

The Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, now in its fourth year in the United States, concluded this afternoon with Keeneland hosting the ceremony in Lexington. Jill Byrne, Vice President of Racing Operations at Colonial Downs, was once again the master of ceremonies, with Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott on hand to present the awards. Jimmy […]

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Turnover Tops 100 Million Guineas As Tattersalls October Book 1 Concludes

Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a close with three lots selling for 1 million guineas (US$1,306,070) or more, taking the number of seven-figure yearlings to ten. Heading the way was the Galileo filly from Barronstown Stud who realized 2,100,000 guineas ($2,742,934), the top-priced filly at the sale. It was early […]

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Half-Brother To Golden Horn Lights Up Sale Ring At Tattersalls October Book 1

A Frankel brother to the 2015 Epsom Derby winner Golden Horn was the star turn on the second day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale when selling for 3,100,000 guineas (US$3,974,296), the second highest price for a yearling colt in the world this year. The Frankel brother to Golden Horn lit up […]

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Son Of Dubawi Brings Highest Yearling Colt Price Of 2019 On Opening Day Of Tattersalls October Book 1

The Tattersalls October Yearling Sale got off to a strong start on the opening day with the world’s highest price for a yearling colt this year of 3,600,000 guineas (US$4,619,390) and three colts by Dubawi topping the million guineas mark. The Dubawi half-brother to the Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes winner Barney Roy became […]

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Maxfield Loops Field For Impressive Victory In Breeders’ Futurity

With an eye-catching move going into the far turn under Jose Ortiz, Maxfield drew off to an impressive 5 1/2-length victory on Saturday in the $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland, giving trainer Brendan Walsh his first career Grade 1 triumph. The Godolphin homebred son of Street Sense covered 1 1/16 miles on a fast […]

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Final Frontier Turns The Tables In Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational

Making his first start since finishing second to Shekky Shebaz in the Lucky Coin this summer at Saratoga Race Course, Godolphin homebred Final Frontier turned the tables on his rival to capture the fourth running of the $150,000 Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational on Saturday at Belmont Park. Breaking alertly from post 3 at 3-1 with […]

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Alms Grinds Out Matron Victory

Godolphin homebred Alms remains undefeated after a last-to-first performance in Saturday’s Grade 3 Matron Stakes at Belmont, earning her second straight win at odds of 3-5. The juvenile daughter of City Zip, ridden by Jose Lezcano for trainer Mike Stidham, ran six furlongs over the firm turf in 1:09.30. Alms defeated 11-1 frontrunner Time Limit […]

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