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Chilean-Bred Robert Bruce Takes Fort Marcy In U.S. Debut, Remains Undefeated

Bred and owned by the Chilean Haras Convento Viejo, Robert Bruce had won all six of his career starts in his native country, including four Group 1 contests. Transferred to trainer Chad Brown in the U.S., the colt extended that unbeaten record in Saturday’s Grade 3 Fort Marcy Stakes at Belmont Park. A son of […]

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Dual Group 1 Winner The Grey Gatsby To Stand At Haras Du Petit Tellier

Hard-knocking Group 1 winner The Grey Gatsby has been retired and will stand the 2018 breeding season at  Haras du Petit Tellier in Normandy, France. The Racing Post reports that the 6-year-old son of Mastercraftsman won four times and finished in the money a total of 13 times in his 28 career starts. The Grey Gatsby earned £2.7 million […]

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Leading Sire Danehill Dancer Dies At 24

Danehill Dancer who had been enjoying life at Coolmore since his retirement from covering duties in 2014 had to be euthanized this weekend due to the infirmities of old age. He was 24. Purchased by Demi O’Byrne as a yearling, the son of Danehill was trained for Michael Tabor by Neville Callaghan to win both […]

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Frankel Daughter Breaks Records At Arqana Breeze-Up Sale

For the first time in 2016, the Arqana Sales Company moved its 2-year-old breeze-up sale to Deauville, to be in concert with the two-day Poule d’Essai race meeting. The sale achieved a new record turnover, with €10 million ($11,307,500 US) sold, according to racingpost.com. The sale also achieved a new record for an individual when […]

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Bradley Purchases Promising Irish Filly Last Waltz

Promising juvenile filly Last Waltz, who was recently third in the Group 3  C.L & M.F Park Weld Stakes at the Curragh, has been purchased by Peter Bradley and will continue her career in the U.S. According to an article at IrishRacing.com, the daughter of Danehill Dancer will make her next start during the upcoming Keeneland fall […]

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UDPATED: Love Me Only Trial Enters Final Day

The lawsuit by Frank and Jane Lyon’s Summer Wind Farm against Coolmore Stud partners, Ashford Stud and Eaton Sales over the disputed sale of $2.1 million mare Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale will go to a jury on Tuesday after more than five days of testimony and nearly 25 witnesses. The […]

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Defendants in Love Me Only Suit Claim Omission of Stallion Cover Unintentional

Testimony on day four in the lawsuit filed in Fayette County Circuit Court by the owners of Summer Wind Farm over the $2.1-million sale of Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale focused primarily on the omission from the sale catalogue of an early season mating to now-pensioned Danehill Dancer. Love […]

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McDonald: Love Me Only Was ‘Ouchy,’ Not Lame

Eaton Sales owner Reiley McDonald held his ground on the witness stand Wednesday against persistent questioning on medication and breeding records in a lawsuit filed by Frank and Jane Lyon’s Summer Wind Farm over the disputed $2.1-million sale of the 3-year-old filly Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. McDonald, along with […]

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Lyon: Love Me Only Lawsuit Was Last Resort

Jane Lyon didn’t want to sue Eaton Sales and Coolmore Stud partners in November 2011 after being told by veterinarians the mare she’d paid $2.1 million for a week earlier was suffering from laminitis. She just wanted her money back. That’s what an attorney for Lyon told a jury in Fayette County Circuit Court in […]

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