Stormy Atlantic

O’Neill Sends Fight On In Search Of First Dubai Carnival Victory

After a pair of fourth-place finishes and a sixth from his first three Dubai World Cup Carnival runners last week, American trainer Doug O’Neill will fire three more bullets from his 11-strong, history-making string on Thursday. Said triad is led by CTR Stable and O’Neill’s Fight On, who tops the weights in Thursday’s fourth race […]

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Hill ‘N’ Dale Farms Announces 2020 Roster And Fees

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2020 stallion roster, led once again by Horse of the Year and elite commercial sire Curlin. Curlin, a 15-year-old son of Smart Strike, will stand for $175,000, unchanged from the 2019 breeding season. He is the most prolific sire of seven-figure […]

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Neptune’s Storm Springs The Upset In Hill Prince

Neptune’s Storm, expertly handled by Ricardo Santana, Jr., stalked and pounced his way to victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $400,000 Hill Prince, a nine-furlong test for sophomores on the firm inner turf at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Trained by Richard Baltas for owners John Rochfort, Saul Gevertz, Lynn Gitomer, Mike Goetz, Michael Nentwig, and […]

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Bloodlines: Strong ‘Storm’ Lines Produce International Victories

The Storm Cat line isn’t half as dead as some would have you believe. For instance, on Sunday at the Curragh in Ireland, the Shamardal colt Pinatubo, now unbeaten in five starts, added the Group 1 National Stakes to his record and is one of his sire’s best performers ever. A top-class racehorse, Shamardal has […]

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California Shipper One Bad Boy Leads Queen’s Plate Rivals Gate-To-Wire

Making his first start outside of California, Sayjay Racing, Greg Hall, and Brooke Hubbard’s One Bad Boy took to the synthetic Tapeta with ease and led the $1 million Queen’s Plate field from gate to wire at Woodbine. The 3-year-old son of Twirling Candy, ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer RIchard Baltas, was challenged by […]

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Neptune’s Storm Scores For Baltas In Singletary

In his first start for trainer Richard Baltas, favored Neptune’s Storm looked the part of a consummate professional as he stalked the early pace and proved gamest late in winning Sunday’s $100,000 Singletary Stakes by three quarters of a length. Ridden for the first time by Drayden Van Dyke, Neptune’s Storm, a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred gelding […]

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Conquest Tsunami Dominant All The Way In Clockers’ Corner

In a completely dominant performance, owner Gary Barber’s Conquest Tsunami made every pole a winning one as he cruised to a 4 ¼ length victory in Sunday’s $70,000 Clockers’ Corner Stakes under Drayden Van Dyke. Trained by Peter Miller, the 7-year-old Stormy Atlantic gelding got 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course in 1:11.02, […]

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Storm The Hill Thunders Down The Hill To Win Senator Ken Maddy Stakes

With a fast pace to run at, Storm the Hill was content to lag far back early and ramble late, as she easily overhauled favored Painting Corners to win Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes at Santa Anita by 1 ¾ lengths under Rafael Bejarano. Trained by Phil D’Amato, the 4-year-old daughter of […]

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Stormy Liberal All Heart To Defend Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Title

Gary Hartnunian and David Bernsen’s Stormy Liberal has now won the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint two years in a row, giving trainer Peter Miller his third victory at the World Championships. Sent to post at 7-1 odds, the 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic came out on top of a stretch-long battle with 2-1 favorite World […]

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