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Stallion Spotlight: Spendthrift Farm’s Mark Toothaker On Cross Traffic

Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they finalize their mating decisions for the 2020 breeding season. In this edition, Spendthrift Farm stallion sales manager Mark Toothaker talks about Cross Traffic, the leading freshman sire of 2018 and sire of champion Jaywalk. Cross Traffic Gr. or ro. […]

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Rice To Saddle Montauk Traffic In Gotham, Max Player In Wood Memorial

Chris Fountoukis’ Montauk Traffic navigated the course with aplomb, rallying from last-of-seven to win Saturday’s $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield for 3-year-olds by 1 1/2 lengths at Aqueduct. The morning after the Cross Traffic sophomore colt notched his second consecutive win in three total starts and earned an 80 Beyer Speed Figure, trainer Linda Rice said everything […]

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Montauk Traffic Makes His Case For Gotham Try With Last-To-First Jimmy Winkfield Victory

Chris Fountoukis’ Montauk Traffic gave trainer Linda Rice her third stakes triumph of the meet when making a furious last-to-first rally to take Saturday’s $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield at Aqueduct Racetrack. Montauk Traffic, a gray son of third-crop sire Cross Traffic, arrived at the seven-furlong event for sophomores off a 4 ½-length graduation at second asking […]

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Cross Traffic Sees Biggest Year-To-Year Gain In Mares Bred In 2019

The hardest thing for a stallion and his marketing team to do isn’t necessarily getting breeders to come through the door the first time, but getting them to come back. Getting that to happen often requires the stallion to no longer stand on his own merits, but that of his foals. When those foals live […]

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New Training Style, Blinkers Have Champion Jaywalk Back On Track For Cotillion, Trainer John Servis Says

DJ Stables’ and Cash Is King’s Jaywalk is “sitting on good,” according to trainer John Servis heading into Saturday’s Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa. The Parx-based trainer sent last year’s champion 2-year-old filly to the track Monday morning for her final serious breeze for the Cotillion and the daughter of […]

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Guarana Headlines ‘Win And You’re In’ Cotillion At Parx

Three Chimney Farm’s Guarana will look to keep her perfect record intact against ten rivals, seeking her third straight Grade 1 win, as the headliner in the $1 million G1 Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing. Trained by Chad Brown, the Ghostzapper 3-year-old burst on to the scene with an eye catching performance in her career […]

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Saturday’s Monmouth Oaks ‘Next Big Step’ For Champion Jaywalk

Rather than trying to re-invent the wheel with his training regimen in an effort to get Jaywalk back on track this year, John Servis simply went back to what worked during the filly’s 2018 championship season. The early results are impressive. Coming off a nine-length romp in the Grade 3 Delaware Oaks on July 6, […]

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Champion Jaywalk Rebounds In Delaware Oaks

The 2018 2-year-old filly champion Jaywalk impressively notched her first victory of the year in the mile and a sixteenth $300,000 Grade III Delaware Oaks today. With Joe Bravo aboard, the daughter of Cross Traffic owned by D. J. Stable and Cash is King won by nine lengths and returned $4.80 as the second choice […]

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Ashland: Champion Jaywalk ‘Acclimated’ To Kentucky Weather

D. J. Stable and Cash is King’s champion filly Jaywalk tuned up for an expected start in Saturday’s $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) by working a half-mile on her own in :48.60 over a fast main track Sunday morning at Keeneland. Working well off the rail under exercise rider Lucas Berticelli, Jaywalk produced fractions of […]

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