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Omaha Beach ‘A Go’ For Aug. 25 Shared Belief Stakes

The early favorite for this year’s Kentucky Derby before he was scratched due to an entrapped epiglottis, Fox Hill Farm’s Omaha Beach is nearing his return to racing. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old War Front colt breezed six furlongs at Del Mar on Monday in 1:13.60, putting him on track for the Aug. 25 Shared Belief […]

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‘Emotional’ Mandella Returns To Santa Anita; Omaha Beach To Follow

This morning, Richard Mandella was back at the last place he expected to be four days ago—his home base of Santa Anita. It was late Wednesday afternoon in Kentucky when it was announced that the three-year-old he trains, Omaha Beach, who happened to be the favorite to win today’s 145th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, would […]

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Spendthrift Farm Acquires Breeding Rights To Omaha Beach

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has entered into an agreement with Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm to acquire the breeding rights to Grade 1 Arkansas Derby winner and Kentucky Derby contender Omaha Beach. “First, I’d like to thank Rick Porter for the opportunity to stand such a special horse as Omaha Beach,” said Hughes. “We […]

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Long Range Toddy Will Aim For Arkansas Derby; Omaha Beach To ‘Play It By Ear’

Fox Hill Farm’s Omaha Beach emerged in good order from his nose victory in the second division of the $750,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at 1 1/16 miles and will be flown back to his Southern California base Tuesday, the colt’s Hall of Fame trainer, Richard Mandella, said in a text message Sunday morning. Whether Omaha […]

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Keeneland September Sale Surpasses 2017 Gross Sales On Seventh Day

Demand for Thoroughbred racehorses continued Monday at Keeneland when cumulative gross sales of $326,287,200 through seven sessions of the 13-day September Yearling Sale exceeded total sales of $307,845,400 for last year’s entire 12-day sale. On Monday, the first day of Book 3, Keeneland sold 289 yearlings for $22,360,500, up 21.62 percent from the corresponding session last year when […]

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Kentuckian Sold To Stand In Brazil

Grade 3 winner Kentuckian has been retired from racing and sold to stand in Brazil, the South American publication Turf Diario reports. The 6-year-old son of Tiznow was campaigned by Fox Hill Farm and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, winning three of 10 starts for earnings of $177,830. A half-brother to Maclean’s Music, Kentuckian was a […]

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Porter Launches Organization To Address Slaughter Pipeline, Equine Welfare

Fox Hill Farm owner Rick Porter has launched a new group aimed at keeping Thoroughbreds out of the slaughter pipeline and improving racetrack safety. Porter told The Blood-Horse his National Thoroughbred Welfare Organization will begin its work with a focus on Louisiana kill pens. Porter voiced concern about the growing business model of kill pens holding […]

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Las Campeonas Songbird Y Tepin Brillan Con Luz Propia En La Subasta De Noviembre De Fasig-Tipton

Ante un escenario repleto, las campeonas Songbird y Tepin captaron la atención de los presentes y de quienes siguieron vía Internet la subasta de Noviembre de Fasig-Tipton, una venta selecta con piezas de incalculable valor. Songbird, cuatroañera hija de Medaglia d’Oro, campeona, múltiple ganadora selectiva, con 13 primeros y 2 segundos en 15 actuaciones y […]

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Daisy Blooms In G3 Tempted

Making only her second career start and graded stakes debut for Fox Hill Farm and trainer John Servis, Daisy won the Grade 3, $150,000 Tempted on Friday’s Opening Day card of the 2017 fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack. Leaving the gate as the 5-2 second choice from the rail with Kendrick Carmouche aboard, Daisy went […]

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Voss: What Songbird’s Vet Reports Might Reveal About Racehorse Injuries

When Fox Hill Farm announced the retirement of champion Songbird Aug. 31, owner Rick Porter made the somewhat unconventional decision to post part of the filly’s veterinary reports on Facebook to help fans understand the reasons for her departure. Those reports, from the office of Dr. Larry Bramlage at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in […]

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