Uncle Mo

Carressa Takes To Turf For Determined Win In Monday’s Megahertz

In her first try on turf and first time in graded stakes competition, trainer John Shirreffs’ Carressa relaxed early and responded with an empathic stretch kick en route to a three quarter length score in Monday’s Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, the 4-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got […]

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‘2020 Looks Remarkably Like 2019’: Deceptively Steady Market At Keeneland January Sale

The tough thing about selling a record-tying $5-million horse at an auction normally populated by blue-collar offerings is it can make for a tough act to follow. Putting that into consideration, the 2020 edition of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale did a respectable job holding its own. Last year’s edition featured the […]

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$400,000 Uncle Mo Yearling Highlights Wednesday’s Trade At Keeneland January Sale

The sale of a yearling colt by leading sire Uncle Mo to Springhouse Farm for $400,000 punctuated a day of strong commerce during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. With the sale, the Uncle Mo colt, consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, becomes the highest-priced yearling of the […]

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Meets Expectations, Dam Of Eclipse Finalist World Of Trouble, Supplemented Into Keeneland January Sale

Keeneland has announced the latest round of supplements to the January Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 13-17, which includes Meets Expectations, the dam of multiple 2019 Eclipse Award finalist World of Trouble, who is in foal to Uncle Mo. Hunter Valley, agent, consigns Meets Expectations (Hip 398L), a daughter of Valid […]

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Bast Tops Baffert Trifecta In Santa Ynez

With three Grade I wins to her credit, Bob Baffert’s Bast shortened up in distance and rallied to take Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke.  A 3-year-old Kentucky-bred daughter of Uncle Mo, Bast got seven furlongs while geared down late in 1:23.42. Baffert, who collected his […]

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Pegasus World Cup Turf The ‘First Option’ For Mo Forza

The winner of his last four races in a row, including Saturday’s G2 Mathis Brothers Mile at Santa Anita, Mo Forza could target the Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational for his next start. Trainer Peter Miller told the track’s publicity department that the 3-year-old son of Uncle Mo, bred by former trainer Barry Abrams and […]

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Mo Forza Goes Wide To Win His Third Straight Stakes In Mathis Brothers Mile

OG Boss and Barry and Dyan Abrams’ Bardy Farm’s Mo Forza earned his third straight victory in graded stakes company this Saturday, triumphing by 1 1/4 lengths in the G2 Mathis Brothers Mile at Santa Anita Park. The 6-5 favorite had to go wide but found clear room in the stretch under jockey Joel Rosario, […]

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Mo Forza Tabbed As Horse To Beat In Mathis Brothers Mile

Bred and owned in-part by former trainer Barry Abrams, Mo Forza, a Kentucky-bred colt by Uncle Mo out of the Unusual Heat mare Inflamed, looms the horse to beat in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Mathis Brothers Mile (turf) at Santa Anita. The Mathis Brothers Mile, which has attracted a field of 11 three-year-olds, also includes […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Winning With Grace, Honor, And ‘Strength’

It is exceedingly rare, both on the racetrack and in the rest of the world, to find the kind of person about whom no one has anything negative to say. Onofrio Pecoraro knows the value of such a man, which is why he turned to former trainer Barry Abrams when he wanted to get into […]

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Talented Filly Donna Veloce Will Get Time Off To ‘Decompress,’ Return In March

Kaleem Shah and Coolmore’s juvenile filly Donna Veloce will now be given a couple months away from the races, reports drf.com. The runner-up in Saturday’s Grade 1 Starlet had previously finished a close second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, which was just her second career start. “She came out of it really good,” trainer […]

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