Not for Love

Love A Honeybadger Goes All The Way In California Distaff

In a race originally scheduled for turf, trainer Peter Miller’s Love a Honeybadger relished a main track listed as “good” as she repelled a stubborn challenge by favored S Y Sky to take Saturday’s $100,000 California Distaff Handicap at Santa Anita in gate to wire fashion by 1 ¼ lengths. Ridden by Tiago Pereira, the […]

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Flores’ Mount In March Tragedy ‘Negative For The Presence Of Foreign Substances’

Toxicology reports on Love Rules, the horse involved in the tragic accident on Mar. 19 at Parx which took the life of jockey Jose Flores, summarized that the 6-year-old son of Not For Love was found to be “negative for the presence of foreign substances.” According to thoroughbreddailynews.com, an additional necropsy determined the cause of Love Rules’ […]

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California Chrome’s Dam To Sell At Fasig-Tipton November

Love the Chase, dam of North America’s richest racehorse California Chrome, will be consigned to the Fasig-Tipton November sale with Taylor Made, reports bloodhorse.com. Her owner, Perry Martin, bred the daughter of Not for Love to Tapit this spring, and in fact, Love the Chase was the first mare confirmed in foal to the leading […]

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Full Sister To California Chrome Makes First Start Thursday

A 2-year-old filly trained by Doug O’Neill, R Sunday Surprise is a full sister to Horse of the Year, Kentucky Derby winner and Dubai World Cup winner California Chrome. With lofty expectations on the line, the filly is set to make her first start Thursday at Santa Anita. “All her works have been real willing,” […]

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Leading Maryland Sire Not For Love Succumbs To Colic

Not For Love, Maryland’s leading sire for more than a dozen years, was euthanized the evening of May 29 due to complications from colic. Pensioned since March 2015 at his longtime home at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md., the son of Mr. Prospector was 26. The bay stallion, out of the Northern Dancer […]

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Constellation Romps In Ruthless Stakes

LNJ Foxwood’s Constellation made quick work of a short field in Sunday’s Grade III Ruthless Stakes at Aqueduct. The $100,000 contest for 3-year-old fillies was held over six furlongs on the fast inner dirt. “She does it easy,” said jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. “She was much the best today, she just broke great out of […]

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California Chrome’s Dam, Love The Chase, To Tapit In 2016

Love The Chase, the dam of 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome when matched with Lucky Pulpit, will be sent to leading North American stallion Tapit in 2016, according to the Blood Horse. Owned in partnership by Perry Martin and Steve Coburn, the mare will be boarded at Taylor Made Farm for a Kentucky-bred […]

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PR Special Maryland Million: Jim McKay’s Lasting Legacy

The Paulick Report is pleased to present a special print publication for the 30th edition of the Maryland Million at Laurel Park. In this edition of the PR Special, Ray Paulick recalls the life and legacy of sportscaster and Maryland Million founder Jim McKay, as well as the Million’s most influential stallion, Not For Love. Handicappers […]

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Leading Maryland Sire Not For Love, 25, Pensioned

Not For Love, Maryland’s leading sire for the past 12 years, has been pensioned at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md. Northview owner Richard Golden has been advised by the farm’s veterinarian Dr. Jayson Layfield that the 25-year-old stallion has a reproductive hematoma that would “take too long to heal at this time in […]

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Ohio Breeding and Racing presents Bloodlines: Too Fast To Catch

Can you name the best son of Mr. Prospector still active as a stallion? If you said, “Smart Strike,” you win a gold star. But can you name the second-best son of Mr. Prospector? Hint: He is also the broodmare sire of this year’s Kentucky Derby winner. His name is Not for Love, and he […]

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