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Racing’s Newest Millionaire, United Digs In To Take San Marcos

LNJ Foxwoods’ United scored a popular victory  at odds of 4-5 in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Marcos Stakes at Santa Anita, digging in for the stretch run to win by a half-length on the wire. It marks the first stakes victory for the 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway, whose last two starts in the G2 […]

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Bast Grinds Down Comical To Win Chandelier

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez is now the all-time leading graded stakes winner in North America, following his 661st graded victory aboard Bast in Friday’s Grade 1 Chandelier Stakes at Santa Anita. The previous record was held by Jerry Bailey. “This means a lot. (Jerry Bailey) is a guy who I rode with for […]

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Artist Peter Howell Retrospective On Display At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Pavilion

Cross Gate Gallery is presenting a retrospective of works by artist Peter Howell as part of their annual exhibition at Fasig-Tipton’s Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion in Saratoga. British-born Howell first started exhibiting in Saratoga in 1978, over forty years ago. Of his early years there, Howell recollects, “it was all new to me and […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings: What’s In A (Stakes) Name?

The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale of Selected Yearlings continues tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and the Paulick Report is pleased to offer the second of two PR Special newsletters for distribution both on the sale grounds and online In this edition of the PR Special, features editor Natalie Voss examines some of the famous […]

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Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Catalog Now Available Online

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 255 selected yearlings for the 98th Saratoga Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, August 6 and 7, in Saratoga Springs, New York.  Sessions will begin each evening at 6:30 pm in the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. “Sire power, outstanding conformation, and depth of pedigree – it’s all at Saratoga this year,” said Fasig-Tipton President Boyd […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Shopping For A Kentucky Derby Winner

Fifteen of the top 20 horses on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard prior to entry time were purchased at sales of yearlings or 2-year-olds in training. It’s an expensive group, their aggregate purchase price totaling $8,837,000, an average of $589,133 and a median of $300,000. The Keeneland September Yearling Sale led the way, with 13 graduates […]

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Phoenix Thoroughbreds Goes To $1 Million For Orb Colt At Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

The 2017 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale concluded with improved figures and a record median Tuesday evening as total sales and average price both rose 16 percent. Total receipts were $52,995,000 for both nights and the average price was $339,712. The median of $300,000 was up 26 percent. For the second session only, gross sales of $28,50,000 increased […]

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Curlin Colt Brings $1 Million To Top Opening Night Of Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

The opening session of the 2017 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale launched with one seven-figure yearling and improved figures across the board in a Monday evening session. Total receipts of $24,425,000 were up 15 percent from last year’s first session, while the average price of $325,667 was also up 12 percent. The median price of $300,000 increased 25 […]

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Stormy Weather, Flight Delays Allow Landeros ‘A Different Perspective Of The Sport’

Jockey Chris Landeros gave new meaning to the racetrack saying “getting home in time.” Landeros rode at Saratoga Thursday for his father in law, trainer Ian Wilkes, but because of storms in the northeast didn’t make it back to Kentucky and Ellis Park until shortly before the eighth race. He was seventh on Gymnastic in […]

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