believe you can

Godolphin Outbids Coolmore On $4.1-Million Curlin Colt At Keeneland September Sale

It was just like the old days. In the blue corner was Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the Godolphin operation, which had been flexing its financial muscles with impunity during the first two days of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. In the slightly darker blue corner were the Irish lads of the Coolmore […]

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Believe You Can, El Fasto In Foal To Airdrie Stud’s Collected

Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can and her dam El Fasto are both in-foal to Grade 1 winner Collected, per an announcement by Airdrie Stud, which stands the stallion and owns both mares. The mares are part of Collected’s first book at stud, which he stood at the Midway, Ky., farm for an advertised fee […]

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Medallion, MyRacehorse Acquire Interest In Fair Grounds Oaks Winner Street Band

Medallion Racing and MyRacehorse have acquired an interest in leading Kentucky Oaks (G1) candidate Street Band. The daughter of Istan is the recent winner of the G2 Fair Grounds Oaks, and currently ranks third on the Kentucky Oaks leaderboard. She is trained by Larry Jones, who campaigns the Kentucky homebred filly with his wife, Cindy […]

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Street Band ‘Stepped Up,’ Gives Jones A Shot At Third Kentucky Oaks Victory

All was well on Sunday morning for Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks upset winner Street Band, who gave trainer Larry Jones his fourth victory in the final local qualifier for the Grade I $1.5 million Longines Kentucky Oaks. “We’re thrilled with how she stepped up yesterday,” said Larry Jones’ assistant trainer Corey York. “I know […]

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Gabriel Saez Rides 1,000th Winner At Fair Grounds

Jockey Gabriel Saez achieved a milestone on Saturday when the newly turned 29-year-old Panama City, Panama, native earned his 1,000th career victory when  I Hope won the eighth race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. A graduate of the Laffit Pincay Jockey Training Academy in his native country, Saez began riding professionally on Dec. […]

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Airdrie Stud’s Proud Citizen, Sire Of Two Kentucky Oaks Winners, Euthanized At 17

Two-time Kentucky Oaks winning sire Proud Citizen was euthanized on June 4 at Brereton and Elizabeth Jones’s Airdrie Stud due to complications from laminitis. Proud Citizen had been treated for chronic laminitis since 2012, but had remained comfortable under the care of Dr. Scott Morrison until taking a turn for the worst late last week. […]

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Churchill Downs To Honor Rosie Napravnik Saturday

Recently retired jockey Rosie Napravnik, who made history at Churchill Downs by becoming the first and only female rider in the 140-year history of the track to win the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I), will be honored for her career accomplishments in a special ceremony scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 15. Napravnik will be […]

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KY Oaks Winner Believe You Can to Be Sold at Fasig-Tipton November

Airdrie Stud will offer G1 Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You Can at Fasig-Tipton in The November Sale, on Monday, November 3rd.  The home-bred five-year-old mare, by the double Kentucky Oaks producing stallion Proud Citizen, is in foal on a February 19th cover to the nation’s #1 stallion, Tapit. Believe You Can, a New York graded […]

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KY Oaks Winner Believe You Can Retired

Brereton C. Jones’ homebred Believe You Can, winner of the 2012 Kentucky Oaks (GI) has been retired, according to a Daily Racing Form report. On Friday morning, trainer Larry Jones said that the filly would rest at Brereton Jones’ Airdrie Stud and undergo a medical check-up after she was declared out of the $150,000-added Falls […]

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Believe You Can Points to Falls City Handicap

Trainer Larry Jones had a visitor at Churchill Downs to watch a Saturday work by Believe You Can, the winner of the 2012 Kentucky Oaks (GI) and a candidate for the $150,000-added Falls City Handicap (GII) on the Thanksgiving Day racing program at the Louisville track on Thursday, Nov. 28. The visitor was not an […]

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