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‘Great Balance And Frame’: City Of Light’s First Foal A Filly At Machmer Hall

The first foal by Quality Road’s four-time Grade I winner City of Light has arrived. The filly was born on Friday, January 17th at Machmer Hall in Paris, Ky. This is the first foal out of the unraced Union Rags mare Redbud, who is a half-sister to graded winner Wishful Tomcat and stakes winners Uncle […]

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Pair Of $310,000 Broodmares Top Fourth Session Of Keeneland November Sale

Two broodmares purchased for $310,000 apiece led Saturday’s fourth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale when Green Lantern Stables/Patrick Masson, agent, paid the amount for the Giant’s Causeway mare Ultimate Cause in foal to City of Light and consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent, and Stone Farm spent the sum for Ducru, a daughter […]

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Game Winner To Lane’s End In 2021; Farm Announces 2020 Stud Fees

Champion Two-Year-Old and three-time Grade 1-winner, Game Winner will join Catalina Cruiser as the new additions to the Lane’s End Farm stallion roster, which was announced today. “We are very excited to have the opportunity to stand Game Winner upon retirement in 2021,” said Lane’s End’s Bill Farish. “Champion Two-Year-Olds are hard to come by […]

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World’s Best Racehorse Rankings: Enable A Tick Behind Crystal Ocean; McKinzie Improves Rating

ENABLE (GB) [126], who improved her rating from 123 to 126, has moved into second position in the sixth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019.  In a compelling renewal of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes (G1) at Ascot, Enable battled with CRYSTAL OCEAN (GB) [127] and ultimately […]

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Magical Joins Top Five Of World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

The newest name in the top five of the fourth edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019 is MAGICAL (IRE) [123]. Magical, who was previously rated at 120, is undefeated in three starts this year.  Her latest victory was a seven-length romp in the Tattersalls Gold Cup (G1), and she has also won […]

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City Of Light, Winx Share Top Billing In World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

Beauty Generation (NZ) [125], City Of Light (USA) [125] and Winx (AUS) [125] remain at the top of the second edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019, while several major performers from Dubai World Cup night have joined the latest rankings. Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Leading Horses  click here for complete […]

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Code Of Honor Enters Top 5 Of NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Code of Honor’s breakout triumph in the Grade 2 Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes on March 2 allowed the son of Noble Mission to leapfrog into the top five of this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey, Code of Honor made amends for his fourth-place […]

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‘Completely Crushed With Requests’: City Of Light’s Unorthodox Path To A Full First Book

City of Light’s dominant victory in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes was the kind of effort that can fill a stallion prospect’s first book in a hurry, but the heavy lifting was already long since finished by the time the horse set foot on the sandy loam of Gulfstream Park. The son of Quality […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Pegasus World Cup Card Swings Early Races

Javier Castellano guided City of Light to a dominant score in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes on Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park, which put the exclamation point on a productive first month of the racing calendar for the Venezuelan-born rider. The Pegasus was Castellano’s fourth graded stakes win on the year, securing the lead […]

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