Lane’s End

Tapit Dominates Top Of Market On First Night Of Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

The march of Gainesway’s cornerstone sire Tapit through the very highest points of the North American auction market continued on Monday during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, powered by the evening’s two most expensive offerings. The duo headlined a session that posted average and median sale prices well in excess […]

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Belmont Stakes Winner Tonalist Notches First North American Winner

Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist registered his first North American winner on Aug. 2, when Tony’s Rose rallied to win a maiden special weight at Belterra Park, BloodHorse reports. Jockey Angel Rodriguez was in the irons for owner and breeder Robert S. Evans, and trainer Wesley Ward. The chestnut filly completed the five-furlong race in 58.82 […]

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First Winner For Liam’s Map Comes At Saratoga

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Liam’s Map sired his first winner on July 21, when Basin won a six-furlong maiden special weight at Saratoga Race Course by 1 1/4 lengths. Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr., guided the bay colt to the wire in 1:09.77 for owner Jackpot Ranch and trainer Steve Asmussen. Basin was bred in […]

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Kentucky Derby Winner Sea Hero Dies In Turkey At Age 29

Sea Hero, winner of the 1993 Kentucky Derby, has died in Turkey from the infirmities of old age, according to a report from the Turkish Jockey Club. He was the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner at 29 years old. Born in Virginia the son of Polish Navy raced as a homebred for Paul Mellon’s Rokeby […]

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Honor Code’s First Winner Comes At Laurel Park

The first winner for champion and freshman sire Honor Code came on July 11, when Night Code won a Laurel Park maiden special weight by a half-length. Night Code, a colt out of the winning Unbridled’s Song mare Unenchantedevening, won on debut in the 5 1/2-furlong race for owners St. Elias Stables and West Point […]

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First Winner For Lane’s End Sire Mr Speaker Comes In Puerto Rico

Lane’s End resident Mr Speaker notched his first winner at stud on May 12 when the filly Elegancia won a maiden special weight by five lengths at Hipodromo Camarero in Puerto Rico, BloodHorse reports. The bay filly broke in the air, but quickly made up ground in the five-furlong race, taking command after three furlongs […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Brown, Ortiz Surge Ahead

The defending Eclipse Award winners for champion trainer and jockey took big steps in defending those titles in the month of March, vaulting themselves to the top of their respective divisions by North American graded stakes wins. Chad Brown bagged five graded wins last month to take a firm command of the trainer standings, while […]

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‘He’s Still Got A Whole Lot Of Spunk In Him’: A.P. Indy Turns 30

There’s not much about A.P. Indy’s three decades of life that hasn’t been thoroughly documented. When a horse sells for $2.9 million as a yearling, wins a Triple Crown race, a Breeders’ Cup Classic, and a Horse of the Year title, then becomes a breed-shaping stallion, people tend to take notice. What’s almost as impressive […]

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‘Solid, Strong Marketplace’: Fasig-Tipton February Sale Returns Healthy Numbers

The North American mixed sale calendar closed on a high note Tuesday, with the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter posting gains in average and median sale price. The two-day auction finished with 327 horses sold for revenues of $9,659,400, down 7 percent from last year’s sale when 364 offerings brought $10,436,800. Growth was seen in the marketplace […]

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‘Completely Crushed With Requests’: City Of Light’s Unorthodox Path To A Full First Book

City of Light’s dominant victory in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes was the kind of effort that can fill a stallion prospect’s first book in a hurry, but the heavy lifting was already long since finished by the time the horse set foot on the sandy loam of Gulfstream Park. The son of Quality […]

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