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Champion Drefong Retired, To Stand At Shadai Stallion Station In Japan

Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Drefong has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duties at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, according to a statement released by the Baoma Corporation of Susan and Charles Chu, who owned the champion colt. Drefong is a 4-year-old colt by Gio Ponti out of the Ghostzapper mare, Eltimaas. Trained […]

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Arrogate Heading Off To Stud; West Coast, Collected Baffert’s Candidates For Pegasus

Trainer Bob Baffert said all 11 of his Breeders’ Cup horses came out of their races in fine shape. The Baffert stable finished the weekend with four seconds – Collected (Classic), Solomon (Sentient Jet Juvenile), Alluring Star (14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies) and Abel Tasman (Longines Distaff) and a third – West Coast (Classic) – […]

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Roy H Takes Down Imperial Hint In Sprint To Give Miller Breeders’ Cup Double

Gary Hartunian and David Bernsen’s Roy H gave trainer Peter Miller his second-ever Breeders’ Cup win in the Sprint this Saturday at Del Mar. The win goes along with Hartunian and Miller’s victory earlier on the card in the Turf Sprint with Stormy Liberal. Roy H, ridden by Kent Desormeaux for his sixth Breeders’ Cup […]

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BC Sprint: Drefong ‘Couldn’t Look Any Better,’ Mind Your Biscuits Has ‘A Good Finish’

Calculator – “He went super, really good,” said trainer Peter Miller after Calculator, one of his two prospects for the TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Sprint, sped 5f in 59 4/5 over Del Mar’s main track Monday. “I was looking for maybe a minute or 1:01, but he went really well and did it easy.” Miller’s other […]

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Baffert: ‘Pretty Strong’ Classic Contingent Have ‘All Got To Get By Gun Runner’

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has a four-wide contingent headed for the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar: defending champion Arrogate, Pacific Classic winner Collected, Travers/Pennsylvania Derby winner West Coast, and Awesome Again winner Mubtaahij. “It’s a pretty strong group that I have in the Classic,” Baffert told thoroughbredracing.com in an interview this week. […]

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BC Sprint: Mind Your Biscuits, Imperial Hint Sharp In Penultimate Breezes

Defending Breeders’ Cup Sprint champion Drefong looks as though he’ll have his hands full in two weeks’ time with a pair of East Coast-based sprinters, Mind Your Biscuits and Imperial Hint. Both recorded their penultimate breezes on Saturday. Multiple graded stakes winner Mind Your Biscuits breezed four furlongs in 47.88 seconds in company shortly after the renovation […]

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Gun Runner ‘Playing Coming Off The Track’ After Five Furlong Breeze Monday

Gun Runner, expected to vie for favoritism with Arrogate in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 4, worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Monday in 1:01.60. “He had good rhythm, looked good and felt good coming off the race track,” said Scott Blasi, assistant to Steve Asmussen, who was on hand for the 6:45 a.m. drill. “He’ll […]

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Charles And Susan Chu Named OwnerView’s ‘New Owner Of The Year’

OwnerView announced today that Charles and Susan Chu, who race under Baoma Corporation, have been chosen as the 2017 New Owner of the Year, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which honors a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The award will be presented during […]

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Arrogate Y Drefong Muestran Buena Condición Trabajando Con Miras A La Breeders’ Cup

Dos de los principales caballos de la poderosa cuadra de Bob Baffert trabajaron el martes 26 en la arena de Santa Anita, exhibiendo muy buena condición a medida que se preparan para la Breeders’ Cup dentro de cinco semanas en Del Mar. El veloz Drefong, que defenderá su título en la Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), […]

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Drefong Owners Charles, Susan Chu Donate $10,000 To Old Friends

Champion sprinter Drefong crushed the competition in the Grade 1, $600,000 Forego Stakes at Saratoga on August 26.  His gate-to-wire score also did much for Thoroughbred aftercare. Charles and Susan Chu of the Baoma Corporation, owner the 4-year-old son of Gio Ponti, donated $10,000 of Drefong’s winnings to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility based […]

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