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‘I’m Thinking One’: Stewart Considering Either Forever Unbridled Or Seeking The Soul For Pegasus

Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner Forever Unbridled and her Grade 1-winning stablemate Seeking the Soul are being prepared to run in Gulfstream Park’s $16 million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 27, though there has been no final determination as to which will actually run in horse racing’s most lucrative race, said trainer Dallas Stewart. Stewart, who is […]

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‘Happy’ Forever Unbridled, Seeking The Soul Settle Into Fair Grounds Ahead Of Pegasus

Charles Fipke’s Forever Unbridled and Seeking the Soul, each exiting Grade I wins and both aiming to the $16-million Grade I Pegasus World Cup, have arrived at their winter base of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and have resumed training.  “The mare is doing great,” trainer Dallas Stewart said. “She jogged and I haven’t decided when I’ll […]

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Bloodlines: Fipke Finds Success With ‘Soul’ Matings

With a stunning victory in the Grade 1 Clark Handicap, Seeking the Soul became the second G1 winner for his sire, the veteran stallion Perfect Soul (by Sadler’s Wells). The stallion’s previous winner at the premier level is Perfect Shirl, winner of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, and in an ironic turn […]

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Churchill’s Fall Highlights Include Romans’ Win Record, Seeking The Soul In Clark

After a damp and chilly start, Churchill Downs Racetrack’s 21-day Fall Meet gave way to a sunny Thanksgiving Week highlighted by a breakthrough triumph by Charles Fipke’s homebred Seeking the Soul in the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I), dazzling performances by rising 2-year-old Thoroughbreds in a pair of “Stars of Tomorrow” racing celebrations and a […]

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Clark Winner Seeking The Soul Could Target Pegasus World Cup

Charles Fipke’s latest Grade I winner, Seeking the Soul, exited Saturday’s Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI) win in great shape and may take aim on the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (GI) on Jan. 27, according to trainer Dallas Stewart. “It’s such an honor to win the Clark,” Stewart said. “I hope he’s the second horse in […]

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Seeking The Soul Makes The Grade With Clark Handicap Upset

Charles Fipke homebred Seeking the Soul made his first stakes victory a big one, coming from off the pace to win the Grade 1, $500,000 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Friday under John Velazquez by a half-length at odds of 7-1. Good Samaritan finished second, with Hoppertunity third and pace-setting Diversify, […]

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Breeders’ Cup Distaff: Forever Unbridled Invicta En 2017, Ahora Irá En Pos De La Pegasus World Cup

El entrenador Dallas Stewart trazó un cuidadoso plan que llevaría a Forever Unbridled en plenitud de forma para la Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1, $2,000,000). Tal estrategia funcionó a la perfección, ya que la cincooañera hija de Unbridled’s Song respondió con una convincente victroria en la carrera de 1800 metros que cerró la primera de dos […]

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‘Thankful And Blessed’: Stewart Develops ‘Champion’ Of His Own With Forever Unbridled

Dallas Stewart was around numerous champions as an assistant to legendary trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Now the Louisiana product who calls Louisville home has a champ to call his own after the 5-year-old mare Forever Unbridled’s half-length victory over Kentucky Oaks winner Abel Tasman in Friday’s $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Del Mar. […]

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Forever Unbridled To Target Pegasus World Cup; Abel Tasman To Race In 2018

The following notes are courtesy of the Breeders’ Cup media team: Forever Unbridled – Charles Fipke’s homebred Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff champion Forever Unbridled exited her powerful Friday victory in fine style, according to trainer Dallas Stewart. Moving boldly on the turn and into the lead under Hall of Famer John Velazquez, she stayed a […]

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