Harlan’s Holiday

Harlan’s Holiday Could Put Destin ‘In The Mix’ For Pegasus World Cup

Saturday’s $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) at Gulfstream Park wasn’t originally on Destin’s racing schedule, but the 1 1/16-mile stakes for 3-year-olds and up does fall on a most-opportune place on the 2017-2018 Championship Meet stakes schedule. The Harlan’s Holiday will be contested six weeks before the second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational […]

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Bedford Falls Relocates To Tommy Town Thoroughbreds For 2018

On the heels of his most productive year at stud, the graded stakes-siring stallion Bedford Falls will relocate within California to stand at Tom and Debi Stull’s Tommy Town Thoroughbreds in 2018. The 14-year-old Forestry half-brother to the late multiple Grade 1 winner and leading sire Harlan’s Holiday is represented by 22 winners from 35 […]

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Neolithic Retired; Stud Plans In The Works For Winner Of Over $2.2 Million

A winner in three of 12 lifetime starts, Neolithic had been pointing to the world’s richest race in late January. Instead, co-owner Jack Wolf told bloodhorse.com that the colt would be retired due to minor physical issues. Stallion plans for the 4-year-old by Harlan’s Holiday have not yet been announced. “I don’t think he stands in […]

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Let’s Make A Deal: Gunnevera Secures A Spot In Pegasus, Will Skip Harlan’s Holiday

Margoth’s multiple graded-stakes winning millionaire Gunnevera, expected to make his final 3-year-old start in the $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3) Dec. 16, will instead train directly into the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27, 2018 at Gulfstream Park. Trainer Antonio Sano said Saturday that the connections reached an agreement with one of the 12 stakeholders in the Pegasus, […]

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Longtime Racing Photographer Patrick Lang Passes Away At Age 65

Surrounded by his family and longtime friend John Engelhardt, Patrick Lang died peacefully late Friday afternoon at the age of 65. After more than 30 years of making photos from the finish line, track photographer Pat Lang had hung up his camera three years ago. For over three decades, Lang had devoted his career to […]

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Alliance, Half Brother To Champion Tepin, To Stand At Bonita Farm

Alliance, a son of top sire Harlan’s Holiday and a half-brother to two-time champion grass mare Tepin and three-quarter-brother to millionaire Vyjack, has arrived at Bonita Farm in Darlington, Md., to stand his first season in 2018. Alliance is owned by Barlar LLC, which will support the new stallion with a high caliber group of […]

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Jockey Club Gold Cup: Turf-To-Dirt Contenders Include Good Samaritan, Highland Sky

A pair of graded stakes-running turf horses will appear on the dirt next weekend at Belmont Park, vying for a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Classic next month at Del Mar. Good Samaritan has won a Grade 2 on both the turf and the dirt, while Highland Sky was second in last year’s Grade 1 […]

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Klein’s Pinch Hit Delivers ‘Special’ Dogwood Stakes Victory

Richard Klein’s Pinch Hit rallied to grab the lead in mid-stretch and held off a late surge by Champagne Problems to win Saturday night’s 42nd running of the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Presented by GE Appliances (Listed) at Churchill Downs by a neck. Pinch Hit, the 5-1 third-betting choice in the field of nine 3-year-old fillies, […]

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Graded Stakes-Placed Harry’s Holiday Relocating To Indiana

Justice Farms’ Grade 3-placed stallion Harry’s Holiday makes the move to Dr. Amy Youngblood’s Southern Indiana Equine for the 2018 season to participate in the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. Harry’s Holiday is by multiple Grade 1 winner Harlan’s Holiday, winner of $3,632,664 and is a three-quarter brother to the successful stallion, Into Mischief (Grade […]

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Postulation Draws Away Late For American St. Leger Win

Runnymede Racing’s Postulation got his first graded stakes win in Saturday’s G3 American St. Leger at Arlington Park, taking the lead mid-way through the far turn and pulling away from his competition in the final eighth of a mile to win by about three lengths. The 5-year-old son of Harlan’s Holiday, ridden by Jorge Vargas […]

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