badge of silver

Bigger Picture Finds Clear Running Late For Elkhorn Triumph

Three Diamonds Farm’s Bigger Picture is still going strong at eight years of age, as the gelding demonstrated with a win in Saturday’s G2 Elkhorn Stakes at Keeneland. The Mike Maker-trained son of Badge of Silver, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, had no room to run heading into the far turn but got clear in the […]

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Bigger Picture Three-Peats In Connally Turf Cup

Three Diamonds Farm’s Bigger Picture scored a runaway victory in the G3 John Connally Turf Cup for the third consecutive season on Sunday, his first win since this race last year. The 8-year-old son of Badge of Silver, ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Mike Maker, was the 1-2 favorite and ran the 1 1/2 […]

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She’s The Berries Overcomes Poor Start In La Prevoyante

She’s the Berries didn’t have the greatest of starts, but the daughter of Badge of Silver finished with a flourish to take Saturday’s $100,000 La Prevoyante Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the bay arrived at the 1 1/16-mile main track event for Ontario-sired sophomore fillies off a fourth-place finish at the same distance, […]

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Bigger Picture Up The Rail For Thrilling United Nations Victory

Three Diamonds Farm’s one-time claimer Bigger Picture proved once again what a bargain he was when claimed for $32,000; the gelding captured Saturday’s Grade 1 United Nations Stakes by a head over Can’thelpbelieving after an absolutely flawless ride from Joe Bravo. The 6-year-old son of Badge of Silver, trained by Mike Maker, covered 1 3/8 […]

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Former Claimer Bigger Picture Steps Up For Maker In Red Smith Handicap

Three Diamonds Farm’s Bigger Picture stepped from the $32,000 claiming ranks to a 1 1/4-length win in Saturday’s G3 Red Smith Handicap over his tenure with trainer Mike Maker, earning the first graded win of his career. A 5-year-old son of Badge of Silver, Bigger Picture covered 1 3/8 miles over Aqueduct’s firm turf in […]

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Millionaire Silver Max To Stand At Adena Springs North

Seven-time Graded Stakes Winner Silver Max, a winner of 12 of 27 lifetime starts, has been retired from racing. Silver Max was bred in Kentucky by Steve Snowden with Seth and Will Lauffer, and campaigned by Mark Bacon and Dana Wells.  He was trained throughout his career by Dale Romans. At 3, Silver Max won […]

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Top Sire Silver Deputy Euthanized

Major sire Silver Deputy was euthanized on Oct. 4 due to the infirmities of old age. The 29-year-old son of Deputy Minister – Silver Valley, by Mr. Prospector had been pensioned since 2008 at Fred Seitz’s Brookdale Farm near Versailles, Kentucky. From the first foal crop by two-time Leading Sire Deputy Minister, Silver Deputy was […]

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Airdrie sets 2012 fees and incentives: Indian Charlie at $75,000

Airdrie Stud in Midway, Ky., has announced its stud fees and discount incentives for the 2012 breeding season. Leading the say is Indian Charlie, whose 2012 stud fee has been set at $75,000 stands and nurses, up $5,000 from his 2011 fee. Indian Charlie is the sire of the 2011 2-year-old male champion Uncle Mo. […]

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