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Bast Grinds Down Comical To Win Chandelier

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez is now the all-time leading graded stakes winner in North America, following his 661st graded victory aboard Bast in Friday’s Grade 1 Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita. The previous record was held by Jerry Bailey. “This means a lot. (Jerry Bailey) is a guy who I rode with for […]

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Champion Drefong Retired, To Stand At Shadai Stallion Station In Japan

Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Drefong has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duties at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, according to a statement released by the Baoma Corporation of Susan and Charles Chu, who owned the champion colt. Drefong is a 4-year-old colt by Gio Ponti out of the Ghostzapper mare, Eltimaas. Trained […]

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Drefong Owners Charles, Susan Chu Donate $10,000 To Old Friends

Champion sprinter Drefong crushed the competition in the Grade 1, $600,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga on August 26.  His gate-to-wire score also did much for Thoroughbred aftercare. Charles and Susan Chu of the Baoma Corporation, owner the 4-year-old son of Gio Ponti, donated $10,000 of Drefong’s winnings to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility based […]

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Drefong In Cruise Control For Dominant Forego Performance

The Baoma Corporation’s 2016 champion sprinter Drefong maintained contact with jockey Mike Smith in his second start of 2017, cruising to a dominant victory in the Grade 1 Forego Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga. The 4-year-old Gio Ponti colt, trained by Bob Baffert, covered seven furlongs over the fast main track in 1:21.12. Dubai Golden […]

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Drefong’s Owners Donate $20,000 To Old Friends

Charles Chu of Baoma Corporation, owner of Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Drefong, has donated $20,000 to Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farms. Chu stated that although his family is relatively new to the horse racing business, he wanted to give back to an industry that’s already given them so many thrills and lasting memories. Chu […]

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