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Visitation, Funeral Mass Scheduled In Ocala For J.J. Crupi

Visitation for widely respected horseman James J. “J.J.” Crupi will be held on Friday in Ocala, Fla., with a funeral mass and interment to be held the following day. Crupi, 79, died in Maryland last Thursday after attending the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. A leading trainer for many years in New Jersey, […]

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Prominent Horseman James ‘J.J.’ Crupi Dies At 79

James “J.J.” Crupi, a longtime trainer and consignor through his Florida-based New Castle Farm, died Thursday in Maryland at age 79 after a long-running battle with various health issues. In the business until the end, Crupi was on the grounds at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale during the auction’s opening session on Monday, […]

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Cairo Prince, Daredevil Juveniles Top Third Day Of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Under-Tack Show

The third and final day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale under-tack show finished with a pair of horses tied for the fastest time at a quarter-mile, bringing the final total for the sale to eight. The horses breezed over the dirt track at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. Following are […]

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Amira’s Prince Colt, Commissioner Filly Fastest At OBS Spring Sale’s Second Under-Tack Session

Enjoying ideal conditions, a colt by Amira’s Prince and a filly by Commissioner sped quarters in :20 1/5 seconds to share honors for the fastest work at the distance at the second session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training. Hip No. 240, consigned by Blue […]

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Coolmore Dominates Top Of Record-Setting Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale Marketplace

The Coolmore partnership repeatedly flexed its muscles at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Selected 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale, buying four of the day’s six most expensive horses in whole or in partnership. Chief among them was a Curlin colt bought in tandem with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni on behalf of an unnamed client for $3.65 million, which […]

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Engage Kicks Clear As Heavy Favorite In Futurity Stakes

Woodford Racing’s Engage was bet down to 1-2 favoritism in Saturday’s Grade 3 Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park, and he ran the way a heavy favorite should. The 2-year-old son of Into Mischief waited behind the pacesetters through the turn, angled out and kicked away powerfully to beat runner up Barry Lee by 3 1/2 […]

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Madefromlucky Blows Away Greenwood Cup Field

Cheyenne Stables and Mac Nichol’s Madefromlucky found the winner’s circle for the first time in over two years on Monday, galloping home the facile victor in the G3 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing. The 5-year-old son of Lookin at Lucky, ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Todd Pletcher, sat behind Scuba’s early pace and took […]

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Don’tforgetaboutme Brings $675,000 To Top Day Four Of Keeneland November

Don’tforgetaboutme, a 3-year-old winning half-sister to recent juvenile stakes winner Mo Tom, sold for $675,000 to Claiborne Farm Bloodstock, agent, to top Thursday’s fourth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, which was marked by increases in average and median prices. During the session, the second of two days that make up Book 2 […]

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Barretts March Sale Registers Best Results Since 2008

A $1,150,000 colt by Giant’s Causeway sold on Monday helped propel Barretts to its strongest March sale of 2-year-olds in training since 2008, registering across-the-board gains in gross, average and median prices. The one-day sale, held at the company’s sale pavilion in Pomona, Calif., saw 60 2-year-olds sell for $10,665,000, an average of $177,750 and […]

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Uncle Mo to spend month at New Castle Farm before joining Pletcher at Palm Meadows

After an impressive Breeders’ Cup Juvenile victory, Uncle Mo has earned some R and R at New Castle Farm before joining trainer Todd Pletcher in Florida to begin his Derby run.

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