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Foal Patrol Update: Empire Maker, Bodemeister Fillies Get Their Names

As part of the social media activities related to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol project, fans were given the opportunity to submit names for some of the horses for the owners to consider. At Gainesway Farm in Kentucky, Bird Town delivered a filly by Empire Maker who has named […]

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Foal Patrol: Oaks Winner Bird Town Delivers Filly By Empire Maker

Bird Town, a mare owned by Marylou Whitney and the record-holder for the fastest Kentucky Oaks of all time, delivered the seventh foal of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol project at 2:10 a.m. this morning at Gainesway Farm in Kentucky. The foal, a filly by Empire Maker, was a […]

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Bird Song To Stand At Gainesway Farm In 2018

Marylou Whitney Stables’ homebred multiple graded stakes winner Bird Song, a son of Whitney’s Eclipse champion 3-year-old filly and Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Bird Town, will enter stud at Gainesway in 2018. Sired by the late Unbridled’s Song, who currently leads the 2017 general sires list, Bird Song carried his speed to earn triple-digit Beyer […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Bird Song Retired From Racing

Bird Song, a multiple graded stakes-winning homebred for Marylou Whitney, has been retired, according to trainer Ian Wilkes. “He’s been a special horse to us on the racetrack,” Wilkes said. “He’s retired happy, healthy and sound so that’s really what’s most important in this game.” A five-time winner, Bird Song’s biggest victory came in the […]

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Bird Song Steps Up In Sloppy Alysheba

Marylou Whitney’s Bird Song led gate-to-wire in Friday’s Grade 2 Alysheba Stakes, holding off a very game Honorable Duty to win by just over a length at the wire. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song was winning just his second graded stakes effort, and appears to be getting better with age as he has not […]

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