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Two-Time Grade 1 Winner Bolt d’Oro Retired To Spendthrift Farm

Bolt d’Oro, the multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire and leading 2-year-old of 2017, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2019 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. The son of Medaglia d’Oro will stand for a fee of $25,000 S&N. “We felt like the best thing is, it […]

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G1 Winner Union Strike Retired, Scheduled To Visit Bolt D’Oro In 2019

Owner Mick Ruis told drf.com on Tuesday that his Grade 1-winning filly Union Strike has officially been retired due to a “minor issue.” The 4-year-old daughter of Union Rags had been scheduled to start in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Churchill Downs next weekend, but Ruis did not pre-enter her. “She’s fine, but she’s […]

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Spendthrift Farm Announces 2019 Stud Fees, Led By Into Mischief At $150,000

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm announced 2019 fees for its 25-stallion roster set to stand at the Lexington-based farm this upcoming breeding season. Among the roster are three new stallions for 2019, and Spendthrift’s stallion ranks are again spearheaded at the top by leading sire Into Mischief, whose fee has moved to $150,000 S&N and […]

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McKinzie ‘Coming Around Quickly,’ Could Make Pennsylvania Derby

Trainer Bob Baffert has been high on sophomore McKinzie ever since last year, and it appears the colt is now on the comeback trail. The son of Street Sense has put in a trio of workouts at Del Mar over the past several weeks, his first since a leg injury shortly prior to the Santa […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings: When Fasig Met Tipton

Fasig-Tipton’s two-night Saratoga Sale of Selected Yearlings begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and the Paulick Report is pleased to offer the first of two PR Special newsletters for distribution both on the sale grounds and online. In today’s edition of the PR Special, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills traces […]

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Asmussen: Bolt d’Oro ‘Freakishly Impressive,’ Will Breeze When Ready

Trainer Steve Asmussen has enjoyed a successful beginning to his Saratoga meet. Asmussen, who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2016, entered Thursday’s card with 10 wins from 27 starters through 11 days of racing, including four wins from four starters between Monday and Wednesday. Topping the barn’s […]

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Don’t ‘Drag Your Feet’: Bolt D’Oro Arrives At Asmussen’s Barn At Saratoga

Multiple Grade 1 winner Bolt d’Oro wasted no time in being shipped to new trainer Steve Asmussen’s barn, settling in with the Hall of Famer’s Saratoga contingent on the Oklahoma side Friday morning. Bolt d’Oro, who had been trained by owner Mick Ruis, was moved to Asmussen’s stable from Ruis’ farm in Kentucky. “He arrived […]

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Ruis Transferring His Grade 1 Winners Bolt d’Oro, Union Strike To Asmussen Barn

Bolt d’Oro, who won his first three starts as a 2-year-old in 2017 but has lost four of his last five, will be trained by Steve Asmussen when he returns to the track from a brief freshening. Mick Ruis, who owns and trained the two-time Grade 1-winning son of Medaglia d’Oro, confirmed the switch with […]

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Good Magic Tops 44 Invitees To $1 Million Haskell

Forty-four 3-year-olds were extended invitations Friday to the $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational on Sunday, July 29, at Monmouth Park, with juvenile champion Good Magic heading the list of potential starters in the Grade 1 race. The Haskell is a “Win and You’re In” Challenge race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic this fall at Churchill Downs, so the winner earns […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Belmont As A Solo Act?

While the Belmont Stakes is the third leg of the Triple Crown series, in some ways it stands alone. The taxing distance, the high stakes of the race when a Triple Crown contender comes to town, the difficulty for both horse and jockey all make it a unique event. In this edition of The Friday […]

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