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Songbird, Arrogate Halters Raffled To Benefit Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Retirement

The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horseman’s Association’s Turning for Home is raffling two Champion Thoroughbred racehorse halters worn by Songbird and Arrogate, on Breeders’ Cup Day Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 3 PM in the Parx Racing grandstand. All proceeds will directly benefit the retiring racehorses of Turning for Home, which is based at Parx Racing. In […]

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Pharoah’s Half-Sister Chasing Yesterday Captures Anoakia Stakes

A return to the home-front proved an elixir for heavily favored Chasing Yesterday, as she ran down talented It’sjustanillusion late to win Sunday’s $75,000 Anoakia Stakes at Santa Anita by a half length under Drayden Van Dyke. A chestnut daughter of Tapit owned and bred in Kentucky by Summer Wind Equine, Chasing Yesterday is trained […]

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Game Winner Proves Much The Best In American Pharoah

Gary and Mary West’s unbeaten Game Winner claimed his second consecutive Grade 1 victory on Saturday, drawing away in the stretch to win the $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes at Santa Anita by 4 1/2 lengths under Joel Rosario. Gunmetal Gray railed to get up for second, a length ahead of early pacesetter Rowayton in third […]

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Weekend Lineup: Bonanza Of Breeders’ Cup Preps

This blockbuster weekend of graded stakes racing features a total of 11 “Win and You’re In” challenge races for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, including stakes at Newmarket and Nakayama Racecourses. In the United States, the action kicks off at Belmont Park with the G1 Vosburgh featuring last year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint runner-up Imperial Hint. […]

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23 Yearlings Supplemented To OBS October Sale

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 October Yearling Sale is now available on the company’s website at obssales.com. Twenty-three yearlings have been supplemented to the Selected Yearling Sale as Hip No.’s 191 – 213. Ten yearlings have been supplemented to the Open Yearling Sale, cataloged as Hip No.’s 778 – 787. […]

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Record Average Sale Price Highlights Strong Keeneland September Renewal

There was plenty to be excited about in advance of this year’s Keeneland September Yearling Sale, but it was the surprises that helped propel the bellwether auction from a strong edition into the kind not seen since the economic crash of the mid-2000s. A combination of factors – from a favorable economic climate, to the […]

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‘He Didn’t Turn A Hair’: Triple Crown Winner Justify Arrives At Ashford Stud

The scattered remnants of Hurricane Florence hung over central Kentucky on Monday morning, and made Triple Crown winner Justify’s long-awaited first steps on Ashford Stud property soggy ones, but that was nothing new for the colt. The towering chestnut found immortality in the deluge, winning the first two legs of his classic sweep over sloppy […]

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Half-Brother To Belmont Winner Creator Tops Sunday’s Trade At Keeneland September

The close of Book 2 at the Keeneland September carried on a continued run of accelerated trade that put the auction on the precipice of surpassing last year’s final gross in just six sessions. With six days in the books, a total of 1,144 horses changed hands for $303,926,700, up 19 percent from the same […]

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Hudon, Owner Of Sierra Farm, Dies At Age 80

Edmond “Ed” Hudon, who owned Sierra Farm in Lexington, Ky., with his wife Sharon, died early Thursday morning after a short illness, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. He was 80. Hudon’s death came less than a day after Sierra Farm sold the most expensive yearling in its history. On Wednesday, Larry Best’s OXO Equine secured a […]

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Pharoah Halter Among Offerings At Chicago’s Galloping Out Retirement Program Fundraiser

Galloping Out, the Thoroughbred retirement program serving Chicago racetracks Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course, is holding its second annual pig roast fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Arrowhead Farm in Long Grove, Ill. In addition to food and drinks, there will be games, live music, raffles and a silent auction with a number of […]

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