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Holy Roman Emperor Colt Leads First Day Of Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale

Consistent trade throughout the first day of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale produced a clearance rate of 86 percent, up eight points on last year. The average of €25,612 (US$28,221) and median of €22,000 ($24,242) increased by 2 percent and 10 percent on 2018. Total sales for the day amounted to €5,045,500 ($5,559,795) for […]

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Acclimate Steals Away On The Front End In Del Mar Handicap

The Ellwood Johnston Trust and Timmy Time Racing’s Acclimate grabbed the lead at the start of Saturday’s Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap and was able to hold it all the way to the wire, out-lasting the late-running Oscar Dominguez by a length on the wire. The 5-year-old California-bred son of Acclamation, ridden by Florent Geroux […]

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Cal-Bred Acclimate In Front All The Way In San Juan Capistrano

In sharp recent form and blessed with an abundance of natural speed, California-bred Acclimate took six rivals on a merry chase that resulted in a stirring half length victory in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Martin Garcia and trained by Phil D’Amato, the 5-year-old gelding by Acclamation […]

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Donald Warren Dead At 67; Trained Eclipse Award Winner Acclamation

Trainer Donald Warren, a hard-working fixture in California for almost half a century, died at his Laguna Woods home in Orange County early Thursday morning. He was 67 and had been in ill health since a failed back surgery. “He had been taking pain medication for a degenerative back disease, which caused his kidneys to shut […]

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Juvenile Turf Sprint: Stable Hands Hope Well Done Fox Can Honor Late Owner

Well Done Fox, a 2-year-old son of Acclamation, will enter in this Friday’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint as this weeks’ only runner to don the King Power colors of his late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died just four days ago in a helicopter crash. Speaking to the colt’s caretaker and exercise rider Joseph Kington at Churchill […]

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Take The One O One Up The Rail For Real Good Deal Score

Taking the shortest way home, even-money favored Take the One O One rallied on the rail turning into the stretch to take the lead and continued on gamely to win the featured $150,000 Real Good Deal Stakes under jockey Joe Talamo Friday. “I thought I was going to go outside in this one, but the way […]

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Marsha Becomes Highest-Priced Horse Ever Sold At A European Auction

The European record for a thoroughbred at auction was broken on the second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale when the dual-Group 1 winner MARSHA sold for 6,000,000 guineas to the bid of MV Magnier. It was a remarkable day at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale with ten lots breaking the million guineas barrier […]

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New Records Set At Tattersalls September Yearling Sale

A sparkling opening day of the Tattersalls September Yearling Sale produced a set of results not witnessed at the sale since the pre-recession year of 2006. The highlight of the session was of Lot 219, a son of Showcasing and sold by Ballyphilip Stud. He became the most expensive horse ever sold at the September […]

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Leading California Sire Unusual Heat Pensioned At 26

Unusual Heat, the all-time leading sire in California progeny earnings, has been pensioned from stud at the age of 26 “It is with great emotion that we have to announce the retirement of Unusual Heat”, said Harris Auerbach, managing partner of M. Auerbach, LLC. “He’s been remarkable and even in his final season at stud […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: A First Across The Board

What a View’s win in the Grade 1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile on March 12 was more than just a sizable check for his connections. For several of them, it was a major milestone. For the horse’s breeder, Old English Rancho, What a View’s Grade 1 success marked the first major racing victory since the […]

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