Speightstown

Competitionofideas Circles Field For First Black Type Score In American Oaks

Making her first start in graded stakes company, Seth Klarman’s Competitionofideas circled her seven rivals en route to a dominant score in Saturday’s Grade 1 American Oaks at Santa Anita Park. The 3-year-old daughter of Speightstown, ridden by Joel Rosario for trainer Chad Brown, was sent off at odds of 5-1 off a third-place effort […]

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Bloodstock Agent Dan Kenny Dies At 73

Dan Kenny, a bloodstock agent, journalist, and co-founder of consignment Four Star Sales, died Dec. 25 in Atlanta, Ga., following a battle with Lewy body dementia, Thoroughbred Daily News and BloodHorse report. He was 73. Born in Johnstown, Penn., Kenny began his career in journalism, making the full-time switch to bloodstock in 1972. He picked […]

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Mendelssohn, Copper Town Highlight Cigar Mile Probables

World traveler Mendelssohn and emerging star Copper Town headline a prospective field of 10 for the 30th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap presented by NYRA Bets, scheduled for December 1 at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Cigar Mile, the cornerstone of the Aqueduct fall meet, will headline a lucrative day of racing at […]

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$320,000 Broodmare Prospect Saucy Dame Leads Thursday At Keeneland November Sale

Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings paid $320,000 for Saucy Dame, a 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly cataloged as a broodmare prospect, during Thursday’s fourth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, which recorded brisk trade throughout the day. Keeneland sold 259 horses for a total $17,381,000, an average of $67,108 and a median of $52,000. […]

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Weekend Hideaway Retires To Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions In New York

Weekend Hideaway (2010 Speightstown o/o Apocalyptical), a winner of stakes races in seven consecutive years in New York was retired from racing and will stand his first season at stud in 2019 under the management of Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions LLC in New York. Weekend Hideaway is a son of champion sprinter and […]

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Jersey Town Relocated To Daehling Ranch In California

Grade 1 winner Jersey Town will stand the 2019 breeding season at Daehling Ranch Thoroughbreds, near Elk Grove, Calif. as the property of Charles Fipke, for a fee of $3,000, live foal guaranteed. The 11-year-old son of Speightstown out of multiple G1 winner Jersey Girl entered stud at Darby Dan Farm in Kentucky before moving […]

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Poseidon’s Warrior Relocated To Darby Dan Farm

Grade 1 stakes winner Poseidon’s Warrior, sire of Grade 1-winning juvenile Firenze Fire, has joined the stallion roster at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington to stand the upcoming breeding season after relocating from Pleasant Acres Farm in Ocala, Fla., it was announced on Sunday. By emerging sire of sires Speightstown and bred on […]

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WinStar Farm Sets 2019 Stud Fees, Led By Pioneerof The Nile At $110,000

WinStar Farm announced 2019 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster today, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season. WinStar also welcomes two new stallions to its roster in Always Dreaming, winner of the 2017 Kentucky Derby and Florida Derby (G1), and Jim Dandy […]

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Switzerland Too Fast For Rivals In Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash

Woodford Racing’s Switzerland bounced back from a disappointing fifth-place finish in the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga to win the 27th running of the G3, $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park on Saturday. Under jockey Feargal Lynch, the 4-year-old colt by Speightstown went to the front shortly […]

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Qurbaan Upsets Bernard Baruch In U.S. Debut; Voodoo Song Fifth

Making his first start in the U.S. off nearly an 11-month layoff, Shadwell’s Qurbaan provided a 13-1 upset in Monday’s Grade 2 Bernard Baruch at Saratoga. The 5-year-old son of Speightstown, ridden by leading jockey Irad Ortiz for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, came from off the pace to secure a nose victory over Forge at the […]

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