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Keeneland January Sale Closes With Record Average, Median

Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale closed Thursday with robust results – the highest gross since 2008, a record average and a record-equaling median – produced by vibrant trade that reflected the continued buyer confidence and demand for quality Thoroughbreds seen during last fall’s September Yearling Sale and November Breeding Stock Sale. Highlighting the […]

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Champion Abel Tasman, Vale Dori Retired To Breeding Shed

A pair of Bob Baffert-trained distaffers will be retired to the breeding shed after crossing the line last and second-last in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs, reports drf.com. Vale Dori (Asiatic Boy), who finished 10th, will head to Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm and be bred to Triple Crown winner Justify in the stallion’s first […]

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Songbird Among Top Mares Pronounced In Foal To Arrogate

Juddmonte Farms released a list of some of the exceptional mares that have been pronounced in foal to first-year stallion Arrogate, the champion 3-year-old male of 2016 who retired to stud this year with record career earnings of $17,422,600. Counted among the mares in foal to the son of Unbridled’s Song are: –Two-time champion and […]

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Baffert: Abel Tasman’s Seven-Furlong Gate Work ‘Went Really Well’

China Horse Club and Clearsky Farm’s multiple Grade 1 winner Abel Tasman breezed from the gate Sunday morning at Santa Anita Park, her penultimate move prior to the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Del Mar. The 3-year-old daughter of Elusive Quality was ridden by Mike Smith to an official time of 1:25.60, according to drf.com, avoiding a broken […]

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Mid-Race Move, Determined Stretch Drive Earn Abel Tasman CCA Oaks Victory

The China Horse Club and Clearsky Farm’s Abel Tasman gave fans an exciting rendition of the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks on Sunday, making a sweeping move to take the lead early in the backstretch and holding off the late charge of Elate to keep her head in front at the wire. Guided by […]

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Smith Skims Rail To Steal Acorn With Abel Tasman

Pundits weren’t convinced that Clearsky Farm and China Horse Club’s Kentucky Oaks winner Abel Tasman was versatile enough to be competitive at a mile, due to her late-running style, but Bob Baffert proved them wrong on Saturday. In the G1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park, the sophomore daughter of Quality Road was nearly 12 lengths […]

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Oaks Winner Abel Tasman Headlines Saturday’s Acorn

China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms’ Abel Tasman will look to win her second Grade 1 race in as many months, headlining an accomplished field of eight 3-year-old fillies in the Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn at one mile on the Belmont Park main track on Saturday, Belmont Stakes Day. One of six graded stakes winners […]

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Bubbler, Madre Del Campeón Arrogate, Esta Preñada Por Tapit

Bubbler, la madre del campeón tresañero de 2016 Arrogate, fue confirmada en estado de preñez del líder semental Tapit (Pulpit), según información suministrada por Barry Robinette, gerente de Clearsky Farm, haras donde se aloja la reconocida matrona. Bubbler es una hija de Distorted Humor en Grechelle, por Deputy Minister, nacida en 2006. Como corredora fue […]

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Bubbler, Dam Of World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate, In Foal To Tapit

Clearsky Farm manager Barry Robinette confirmed on Tuesday that Bubbler, the dam of Longines World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song), is in foal to perennial leading sire Tapit, according to bloodhorse.com. Bubbler is a graded stakes-placed daughter of Distorted Humor, out of Deputy Minister mare Grechelle. Bubbler is the second stakes winner produced by her […]

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Ever So Clever Runs Down Chanel’s Legacy For Fantasy Upset

Bernard Cleary’s Ever So Clever was approximately two lengths the best in Friday’s G3 Fantasy Stakes at Oaklawn Park, earning herself 100 points and a starting spot in the Kentucky Oaks if her connections so choose. Off at odds of 15-1, the 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro came from well off the pace to run […]

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