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‘A Real New York Guy’: Motion Seeks Win In Inaugural Rick Violette Stakes

Flaxman Holdings’ turf maiden winner Torres Del Paine, trained by Graham Motion, will shift to the main track for Wednesday’s inaugural $100,000 Rick Violette, a six-furlong sprint for New York-bred juveniles at Saratoga Race Course. Previously known as the Rockville Centre, the race was renamed in honor of the late Richard A. Violette, Jr., the […]

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Bloodlines: War Of Will’s ‘Depth Of Family’ Bodes Well

War Front could be pardoned for a bit of pride because the big bay horse from Claiborne Farm had a pretty good weekend. War of Will won the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on Saturday; Etoile won the G3 Fillies Sprint at Naas in Ireland on Sunday, with Peace Charter second (both by War Front); and […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Editorial, A Climax Stallion: War Of Will’s Rich Pedigree

Unbeaten in 2019 after winning the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Feb. 16, War of Will (by War Front) has pushed some buttons for handicappers in search of challengers for the division leaders Game Winner (Candy Ride), Improbable (City Zip), Instagrand (Into Mischief), and Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man). Only […]

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Ulysses To Bypass Champion Stakes And Go Directly To Breeders’ Cup Turf

A field of 10 runners, headed by Highland Reel and Cracksman, will line up in Saturday’s G1 Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot. One notable name missing from the entries, however, is that of two-time Group 1 winner Ulysses. According to the Racing Post, trainer Sir Michael Stoute decided to skip the Champion Stakes and instead go straight […]

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Erupt, Idaho Lead European Charge For G1 Sword Dancer Invitational

The first two of three expected European invaders for Travers undercard stakes took to the track for the first time on Monday morning, nearly two days after entering quarantine. Niarchos Family’s Francis-Henri Graffard-trained invader Erupt appears one of the expected favorites in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer on the strength of his victory last fall […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Blame Finds Success Overseas

On Sunday at Chantilly, the high-quality 3-year-old filly Senga (by Blame) became her sire’s first Group 1 winner with victory in the Prix de Diane over 2100 meters. This male line has a grand tradition of classic quality, and Blame has done his job to add another classic success with this filly who stayed on […]

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Blame Gets First Classic Winner As Senga Takes Prix De Diane

American-based stallion Blame got his first classic winner and his first Grade/Group 1 winner when his daughter Senga stormed to victory in the G1 Prix de Diane (French Oaks) under Stephane Pasquier. Trained by Pascal Bary, who won the race in 2005 with Divine Proportions, Senga races in the colors of breeder Flaxman Holdings. “She […]

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Main Sequence Joins Monmouth Park Hall Of Champions

Champion Main Sequence will join Monmouth Park’s Hall of Champions when the racetrack kicks off its 72nd season of racing this Saturday, May 13. A Flaxman Holdings, Ltd. homebred, Main Sequence began his career in Europe where he won his first four starts before finishing second in the 2012 Epsom Derby.  After a winless 2013, […]

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Erupt Shoots Clear To Upset Canadian International

Flaxman Holding’s Erupt was the surprise victor of Sunday’s Grade 1 Canadian International, living up to his name in the final eighth of a mile to burst clear of Dartmouth and win by a length at odds of 12-1. The 4-year-old son of Dubawi covered 1 1/2 miles in 2:32.37 over Woodbine’s firm turf course. […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Karakontie, New For 2016

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a new photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2016, or stallions that have not yet had their first crop […]

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