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Twirling Candy to stand at Lane’s End when racing career ends

Multiple graded stakes winner Twirling Candy will join his sire, Candy Ride, at Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky., at the end of his racing career after the Farish family’s farm and Martin Wygod purchased an interest in the 4-year-old colt from Jenny Craig, who bred Twirling Candy in partnership with her late husband, Sidney Craig. […]

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Barretts Sale median down 21.9%

Smoothe as Candy, daughter of Candy Ride, helped increase the foothold the stallion is earning amongst the California ranks when she topped the Barretts January mixed sale at $70,000. But indices were down including average (27.6%) and median (21.9%).

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Sidney’s Candy scratched, Twirling Candy ‘MIA’ since track record win

Sidney’s Candy, impressive winner of the Sir Beaufort Stakes on Santa Anita’s opening day program on Dec. 26, has been scratched from Saturday’s Grade 2 San Fernando Stakes, the Arcadia, Calif., track’s racing office confirmed on Friday. Winner of last year’s Santa Anita Derby on the track’s Pro-Ride synthetic surface, Sidney’s Candy sizzled one mile […]

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Quality Road to Stand for $35,000; Lane’s End Sets 2011 Stud Fees

Lane’s End has established a $35,000 live foal stud fee, payable when the foal stands and nurses, for multiple Grade 1 winner Quality Road, whose career ended on a disappointing note when last of 12 runners in the $5-million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 6. The fee for the 4-year-old son of Elusive Quality–Kobla, by […]

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American Graded Stakes Standings brought to you by Keeneland: Grade 1 Winners

Let’s take a look at Grade 1 winners in the U.S. this week in several key categories, beginning with trainers. It’s no surprise that Todd Pletcher, the runaway leader in overall American Graded Stakes wins and winners, is also the leader among the winners of G1 races. So far this year, he’s won 10 of […]

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TWIRLING CANDY: TO DQ OR NOT?

By Ray Paulick Jenny Craig’s Candy Ride colt Twirling Candy wired the Del Mar Derby field as the 1-5 favorite to run his record to 4-for-4 for trainer John Sadler, but this victory was not without incident. Early in the run down the backstretch, Twirling Candy ducked out sharply under Joel Rosario, causing Summer […]

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AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: NOT AN EASY CLUB TO JOIN

By Ray Paulick In this week’s American Graded Stakes standings brought to you by Keeneland, we’ll take a quick mid-season look at the Grade 1 stakes winners. There have been 38 G1 races run in the United States thus far this year, won by 33 different horses, the only repeat winners being Zenyatta, with three, […]

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EDWIN ANTHONY PEDIGREE REPORT: SIDNEY’S CANDY

SIDNEY’S CANDY (Candy Ride—Fair Exchange, by Storm Cat) By Edwin Anthony Candy Ride was an undefeated racehorse (6 for 6), being the champion miler in his native Argentina before moving to California, where he won the American Handicap (G2) on turf and then proceeded to defeat Medaglia d’Oro in Del Mar’s Pacific Classic (G1), […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC HORSE SUPPLIES

UPDATE: Santa Anita has cancelled its Saturday racing program due to heavy rain and ongoing drainage problems with its main track Pro-Ride surface. On Saturday, Santa Anita’s 10-race program will feature five stakes races, including the Grade 1 Las Virgenes and a pair of Grade 2s, the Strub and the Robert B. Lewis. The Las […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

With the Sunshine Millions series taking place on Saturday at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita, graded stakes racing is light this weekend, but there are still a couple of interesting contests in the works. On Saturday, Sam Houston Race Park will host the G3 John B. Connally Turf Handicap. The only graded […]

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