Ric Waldman

Bloodlines: Living In Galileo’s World

Another day, another Galileo classic winner. With 12 of the 13 racers in the 2019 Derby Stakes at Epsom tracing to Galileo as a son, grandson, or great-grandson, there was little doubt that more good news was brewing for the sire in the English classic. This year’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck is by Coolmore’s […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: The Man Behind Storm Cat

Ric Waldman has devoted his life to understanding Thoroughbred bloodlines, what it takes to make a great racehorse and how to manage top sires. Waldman had the privilege of being connected to two of the most popular sires in history. As syndicate manager for E.P. Taylor’s Windfields Farm, Waldman oversaw the retirement of the legendary […]

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Funeral Services Set for Son of Horseman Ric Waldman

Funeral services have been set for Matthew Philip Waldman, son of former Thoroughbred consultant and horseman Ric Waldman. Matthew Waldman died Sept. 6 at the age of 28. The younger Waldman attended The Lexington School, Trinity-Pawling School, and Wittenberg University. He leaves behind a brother and a sister. The family has asked that in lieu […]

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The Price of ‘Chrome’: A Triple Crown Winner’s Worth?

As the racing world anxiously awaits California Chrome’s bid for history in the Belmont Stakes, stallion farms are punching calculators to figure out what a Triple Crown winner might be worth to their operation. Or maybe they aren’t. Popularity on the racetrack hasn’t always led to appeal in the breeding shed. While his humble beginnings […]

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Four American-based stallions-Cuvee, Yonaguska, Lion Heart and Dehere–and Irish-based Powerscourt are scheduled to arrive in Turkey this week to stand at stud as the property of the Turkish Jockey Club. According to Kentucky-based bloodstock agent Ric Waldman, who advised and assisted the Turkish Jockey Club in the acquisitions, Dehere is being leased while the […]

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By Ray Paulick A Franklin County, Kentucky, Circuit Court judge has ruled against a proposed sale of a 20% interest in Horse of the Year Curlin to majority owner Jess Jackson for $4 million. The ruling by Judge Roger Crittenden came in a hearing on Monday involving the 20% owned by disbarred attorneys Shirley Cunningham and […]

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By Ray Paulick Lane’s End Farm is expected to announce that reigning Horse of the Year Curlin will enter stud at the Versailles, Ky., farm in 2009 for a live foal stud fee of $75,000, the Paulick Report has learned. Lane’s End is owned by William S. Farish, vice chairman of the Jockey Club and former ambassador to […]

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By Ray Paulick The retirement of reigning Horse of the Year Curlin to Lane’s End Farm may be one of the more unusual stallion contracts with which the Versailles, Ky., farm’s owner, William S. Farish, has been involved. Farish said as much in an interview with the Paulick Report, although he would not go […]

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Robert Clay, the owner of Three Chimneys Farm and vice chairman of the 14-member Breeders’ Cup board of directors, did not receive enough votes from nominators to retain his seat on the organization’s 48-person board of members and trustees, the Paulick Report has learned. In something of a changing of the guard for the Breeders’ […]

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