Alex and JoAnn Lieblong

Wicked Whisper Makes Some Noise In Frizette

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Wicked Whisper remained undefeated with a convincing score in the 72nd running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Frizette on Sunday to close out the two-day Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Racing Festival at Belmont Park. The one-turn mile for juvenile fillies offered an all-fees paid berth to the Grade 1, $2 million […]

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Substantial Across-The-Board Gains Highlight Ninth Keeneland September Yearling Sale Session

Spirited trade fueled significant increases in gross sales, average and median prices on Wednesday at Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale, powered by the sale of a colt by Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver for $370,000 to Alex and JoAnn Lieblong. Keeneland sold 283 yearlings Wednesday for $13,354,600, a 51.08 percent increase from the $8,839,600 recorded […]

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Alabama Stakes Winner Embellish The Lace Retired

Embellish the Lace, winner of the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga, has been retired from racing due to a leg injury. The Blood-Horse reports that the injury was discovered after the filly’s fifth-place finish in the G1 Cotillion Sept. 19. Alex Lieblong, who owns the filly with his wife, JoAnn, told the Blood-Horse that Embellish the Lace would be […]

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High Dollar Woman Scores Front-Running Upset In Indiana Oaks

High Dollar Woman led from start to finish to post a 15-1 upset in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Indiana Oaks at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Trained by Steve Hobby for owners Alex and JoAnn Lieblong, High Dollar Woman now has three wins in seven starts. The Indiana Oaks was her first stakes victory. Jockey […]

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Big Drama Colt Tops OBS Session Marked by Substantial Declines

Hip No. 658, Dangerous Bend, a colt by Big Drama consigned by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck), Agent, went to Hal Queen for $185,000 to top the second and final Open session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 August Yearling Sale in Ocala, Fla., on Thursday. The dark bay or brown colt is out […]

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The Big Beast Scores Big Win in King’s Bishop

Making his first start in stakes company, The Big Beast ran down pacesetter Fast Anna late to win the Grade 1, $500,000 Ketel One King’s Bishop Stakes at Saratoga on Saturday. Fast Anna broke sharply, setting the early tempo. The Big Beast, who led start to finish in his last two starts, settled back third, […]

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I Spent It Rallies for Saratoga Special Victory

Favored I Spent It dove through a narrow opening on the rail and went on to post a decisive 2 ¾-length victory over Mr. Z in the Grade 2, $200,000 Toyota Saratoga Special on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. Ridden by Javier Castellano, I Spent It tracked pace-setting Nonna’s Boy in third through early fractions […]

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I Spent It Becomes First Winner for Super Saver

WinStar Farm freshman sire Super Saver sired his first winner Wednesday, July 2nd when his 2-year-old colt I Spent It, a $600,000 purchase earlier this year, overcame early trouble to impressively capture his debut in a $75,000 Maiden Special Weight dash at Belmont Park. Well backed at 7-2 odds for his debut, I Spent It […]

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Prices Soar at Opening Session of OBS Spring Sale

Hip No. 292, a chestnut filly by Limehouse consigned by Eisaman Equine, agent, was sold to Alex & JoAnn Lieblong for $320,000 to top the opening session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2013 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Out of Dominica, by Housebuster, a full sister to stakes winner Find the Treasure, she […]

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