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Romans Takes Sole Possession Of Churchill Title For All-Time Leading Trainer

The wait is finally over for trainer Dale Romans. He has achieved his longtime dream. The South Louisville native took sole possession of the record for most wins by a trainer in the 143-year-old history of Churchill Downs from Hall of Fame horseman Bill Mott when 2-year-old Storm Runner ($6.80) cruised to a 4 ½-length […]

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Romans Becomes Second Trainer To Reach 700-Win Milestone At Churchill Downs

South Louisville native Dale Romans became only the second trainer in Churchill Downs history to win 700 career races beneath the track’s iconic Twin Spires when 2-year-old Promises Fulfilled won Sunday’s seventh race by four lengths under jockey Robby Albarado. More importantly, the milestone victory put the 51-year-old horseman just one win back of joining […]

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Kendall Hansen Hopes For Return To Derby Trail With New 2-Year-Old

Dr. Kendall Hansen, owner of 2011 juvenile champion and 2012 Kentucky Derby starter Hansen, has purchased Spendthrift Farm’s interest in a 2-year-old gelding that will be pointed for a Derby campaign next year. Let Me Go First, a son of Paddy O’Prado out of a Chief Seattle mare, is working towards a start in the Jerome […]

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Mine That Bird Half Brother Set for First Start

Highlighted by a half-brother to 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) winner Mine That Bird, a number of well-bred 2-year-old colts will be making their debuts Saturday at Churchill Downs where the excitement for new Derby prospects is always brewing on the backside. Zayat Stables LLC’s Thirtysevenliveson is not only a half-brother […]

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Mining My Own, Dam of Mine That Bird, Produces Filly by Bodemeister

Mining My Own, dam of 2009 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird and 2012 Kentucky Derby runner-up & 3-time Grade 1 winner Dullahan, gave birth to a bay filly from the first crop of Bodemeister on March 4th at Ben & Elaine Walden’s Pauls Mill Farm in Versailles, KY. “This filly is nothing short […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Understanding Colic

From time to time, horses on and off the track make headlines if they undergo surgery for colic, which is a fairly common but complex illness in horses. Most recently, Grade 1 winner Dullahan showed symptoms of colic and died as a result of a ruptured colon, which prompted us to learn more about the […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Farewell, Dullahan

Was there a more handsome horse than Dullahan? The big, brawny chestnut son of Even the Score sported a dramatic blaze down his face, and that marking combined with the colt’s presence and sense of himself to make Dullahan a striking animal as he galloped or raced across America. For in an age when too […]

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RIP Dullahan: Ruptured Colon Claims Three-Time G1 Winner

Less than one week after being retired from racing due to a tendon injury, three-time Grade 1 winner Dullahan is dead. The 4-year-old son of the Unbridled’s Song stallion Even the Score suffered a ruptured colon early Sunday morning and could not be saved despite the best efforts of Hagyard Medical Institute surgeons Nathan Slovis […]

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Multiple Grade 1 Winner Dullahan Retired From Racing

Donegal Racing’s Dullahan has been retired from racing due to a tendon injury. Said Donegal Managing Partner Jerry Crawford, “Dullahan is the most spectacular looking horse Donegal has ever campaigned and that takes in some territory. Not many horses win three Grade I’s for their owners but that is what Dullahan did. Those wins included […]

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Plenty of Opportunities for History To Be Made in Pacific Classic

Included in today’s stable notes from Del Mar were the following ‘what-ifs’ regarding this afternoon’s TVG Pacific Classic: If Endorsement wins: Hector Palma, 76, would become the oldest trainer to win the Pacific Classic replacing Ron McAnally, who was 71 when he saddled Candy Ride to victory in 2003 … Would be a first Pacific […]

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