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Breeders’ Cup or Bust Day Four: Mr. Paulick Goes to Frankfort

By Ray Paulick 8:30 AM … That Ed DeRosa is a funny guy. Our friend at Thoroughbred Times sent out a Tweet this morning shortly after 6 a.m. saying, “I wonder if I’ll pass Ray Paulick on my drive to Louisville.” Ed, we may be crazy, but we’re not that crazy. With temperatures in the […]

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COOLMORE VS. JAMGOTCHIAN PART II

By Ray Paulick When the Paulick Report wrote on Monday about the Irish arbitration ruling in favor of Coolmore Stud against California owner and breeder Jerry Jamgotchian over 280,366 euros in disputed stud fees, Jamgotchian responded that the arbitration had been conducted “surreptitiously” and that “they didn’t even notify me. I was never personally served…never […]

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LANE’S END brings you THE WEEKENDER PEDIGREE: KANTHAROS

By Frank Mitchell The story behind Kantharos, winner of the Bashford Manor Stakes for 2-year-olds at Churchill on July 3, is the kind that keeps people breeding horses. In short, it’s a great longshot story. A breeder with limited means took a free mare, bred her to promising young sires, and has produced a fleet […]

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CHAMPION FLANDERS DEAD

By Ray Paulick Flanders, the 1994 Eclipse Award-winning juvenile filly who defeated stablemate Serena’s Song in one of the most exciting editions of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies ever run, was euthanized in mid-February after complications arose following a paddock accident in December at Coolmore’s Ashford Stud in Kentucky. The daughter of Seeking the […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: A ‘GIANT’ WEEKEND

By Ray Paulick Todd Pletcher isn’t the only who had a big weekend last week, winning three American Graded Stakes races for 3-year-olds on Feb. 20: the Grade 2 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park with Eskendereya, the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds with Discreetly Mine, and the Grade 3 El […]

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FIVE STALLIONS ON THEIR WAY TO TURKEY

Four American-based stallions-Cuvee, Yonaguska, Lion Heart and Dehere–and Irish-based Powerscourt are scheduled to arrive in Turkey this week to stand at stud as the property of the Turkish Jockey Club. According to Kentucky-based bloodstock agent Ric Waldman, who advised and assisted the Turkish Jockey Club in the acquisitions, Dehere is being leased while the […]

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COOLMORE TRIO HEADED FOR TURKEY?

By Ray Paulick Three Coolmore stallions—Dehere and Lion Heart at Ashford Stud in Kentucky and Powerscourt, relocated for the upcoming breeding season to Ireland from Ashford—could soon be heading to Turkey if ongoing negotiations with the Turkish Jockey Club are finalized, a source told the Paulick Report. The potential relocations first surfaced Saturday on […]

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WORLD’S BEST HORSES OF 2008

By Ray Paulick There are a number of ways to look at the just-released World Thoroughbred Rankings, which were compiled by racing officials/handicappers from around the globe and published by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. Which country had the highest representation? What about the stallions that produced the highest number of world-class runers and […]

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