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Celtic Chaos Doubles Up In John Morrissey Stakes

Zilla Racing Stables’ Celtic Chaos made a sweeping move at the top of the stretch and got his nose on the wire in time to best Build to Suit in Sunday’s $100,000 John Morrissey for New York-breds going 6 ½ furlongs over the Saratoga Race Course main track. Celtic Chaos sat off the pace while […]

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Keane Stud Announces 2017 Stud Fees

Keane Stud in Amenia, New York has announced 2017 fees for the four stallions standing at farm. New York’s leading 2-year-old Sire Frost Giant, will stand for $5,000. A record-breaking miler by Tapit, Normandy Invasion will stand for $4,000. Medaglia d’Oro’s millionaire son Al Khali will remain at $2,500, as will Grade 1 winner Dublin. […]

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Keane Stud Acquires Controlling Interest In Second-Crop Sire Dublin

Keane Stud Operations and Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY, have announced that Keane Stud has acquired controlling ownership interest in Dublin (Afleet Alex – Classy Mirage, by Storm Bird). Dublin will continue to stand at Keane Stud in Amenia, NY. In 2016 Dublin has sired 2016 multiple stakes winner Dr. Blarney, multiple NY stakes-placed Taoiseach, […]

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First Starter A Winner For Freshman Sire Dublin

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Dublin, the Grade 1-winning juvenile by Afleet Alex, sired his first winner from his first starter when 2-year-old colt Dr Blarney turned in an impressive 3 ½-length debut win Sunday at Monmouth. Trained by Thomas S. McCooey, Jr for owner Alfred DiRico, the chestnut colt was sharp in the stretch of […]

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Dublin’s first foal is a filly

Dublin, winner of Saratoga’s Hopeful S. (G1) at two, sired his first foal when a filly was born on Jan. 18 at Newtown Anner Stud Farm in Millbrook, NY. Bred by Jim Moloney, the chestnut filly is out of the Untuttable mare Heaven’s Grace, a full sister to G2 winner This Ones for Phil. “She’s […]

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Spendthrift to offer “Breed Secure” program on Dublin

Spendthrift Farm is introducing its popular “Breed Secure” program to New York breeders in 2013 through its New York-based stallion Dublin, who’s set to stand his second season at Keane Stud. The Breed Secure program was launched two years ago to relieve commercial breeders of the risk of paying stud fees on some of Spendthrift’s […]

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Spendthrift buys Dublin; will stand in NY

Press Release Spendthrift Farm has purchased Dublin and will stand the recently retired Grade 1 winner at Keane Stud in Amenia, NY for the upcoming 2012 breeding season. “New York breeders should be very familiar with Dublin. He was a dynamic Grade 1 winner in that state, as were both his sire, Afleet Alex, and […]

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Dublin retired after fracturing sesamoid

Grade 1 winner Dublin returned from a 14-month layoff Saturday at Churchill Downs, but it was not a positive outcome for trainer D. Wayne Lukas.  Dublin suffered a fractured sesamoid and has been retired from racing. Lukas tells the Daily Racing Form he was hoping the 2009 Hopeful winner and 2010 Triple Crown runner would […]

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Dublin to make first start since 2010 Preakness

Press Release Robert Baker and William Mack’s Dublin will make his long awaited return to competition for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas in a 6 ½-furlong allowance race on Saturday at Churchill Downs. It will be the first start for the 4-year-old son of Afleet Alex since finishing fifth in the 2010 edition […]

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LANE’S END brings you THE WEEKENDER PEDIGREE: AFLEET EXPRESS

By Frank Mitchell Where do the best young sires come from? They don’t come from the most insightful advertising, although it never hurts. They don’t always shine out of the sales results, although there sometimes is good support from perceptive buyers and a degree of positive response from the marketplace. The proving […]

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