Stronach Stables

Shaman Ghost Ships West, Takes Home The Money In The Big ‘Cap

Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost, a very good runner-up to the World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate last out in the Pegasus World Cup, was able to overcome a bit of trouble to capture the second G1 of his career in Saturday’s Santa Anita Handicap. The 5-year-old son of Ghostzapper bested Midnight Storm by about three-quarters of a […]

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Castellano ‘Thrilled’ To Pilot Shaman Ghost In Santa Anita Handicap

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens’ Shaman Ghost, who got a career best 112 Beyer Speed figure while running second to Arrogate in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Jan. 28, will arrive at Santa Anita on Tuesday as he prepares for next Saturday’s Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap, to be run at a […]

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Shaman Ghost ‘Willing’ In Half-Mile Breeze At Palm Meadows

The Stronach Stables-owned Shaman Ghost sped solo through a half-mile work in a bullet 47.70 at the Palm Meadows Training Center Sunday as he continues his preparations for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. With regular exercise rider Kelvin Pahal in the irons. Shaman Ghost galloped out five […]

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Oscar Nominated On Marquee For Tropical Park Derby

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Oscar Nominated is set to finish off a most productive 2016 campaign Saturday at Gulfstream Park with a start in the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby, a 1 1/16-mile turf event for 3-year-olds.┬áThe Michael Maker-trained ridgling has amassed nearly $600,000 during a sophomore campaign that included three stakes triumphs, as well as […]

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Jerkens: Clark, Recent Works Will Have Shaman Ghost Ready For Pegasus

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens expressed satisfaction with Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost preparation thus far for a scheduled a start in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. The Grade I winner worked a half-mile in 50.50 seconds at Palm Meadows last Sunday. It was Shaman Ghost’s first breeze since finishing […]

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Ice Festival Makes The Grade In Maple Leaf

Stronach Stables homebred Ice Festival got up in the final jump to nose out Hot Kiss and capture Saturday’s featured Grade 3 $175,300 Maple Leaf Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Sid Attard, the Awesome Again grey was making her graded stakes debut off a romping 5 1/4-length win in an off-the-turf optional claiming route on […]

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Shaman Ghost Scratched From Classic With Fever

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens has scratched Woodward Stakes winner Shaman Ghost from Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, reports The Stronach Stables-owned son of Ghostzapper spiked a fever in the last several days, with the most recent reading just below 102 degrees. “Something is not right,” Jerkens said. “I feed him myself at night and […]

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Shaman Ghost Runs Away With Brooklyn Invitational

Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost was the 4 1/4-length winner of Saturday’s Grade 2 Brooklyn Invitational at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old son of Ghostzapper covered 12 furlongs in 2:28.40 for trainer Jimmy Jerkens. “I thought he was the class of the race, really,” said Jerkens. “Outside of Kid Cruz, I thought he was the most accomplished, […]

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Shaman Ghost Rallies Late To Take Queen’s Plate

Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost caught Danish Dynaformer in the final stages of the race to take the prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes Sunday at Woodbine Racecourse. Since breaking his maiden March 14, Shaman Ghost has been on a roll, winning an allowance race and the G3 Marine Stakes after that. The steadily improving colt, […]

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