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Castellano to Ride Normandy Invasion in KY Derby

Javier Castellano will take the call on Fox Hill Farm’s Normandy Invasion for the Kentucky Derby, agent Matt Muzikar told the Paulick Report. That opens up the mount on Revolutionary, who was ridden to victory in the Grade 3 Withers and G2 Louisiana Derby by Castellano. Castellano, an Eclipse Award finalist in 2012, was aboard […]

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Joyful Victory ‘Horse of the Meet’ at Sam Houston

Sam Houston Race Park concluded its 20th Annual Live Thoroughbred meet on March 18. The 33-day racing season was highlighted by a series of high profile stakes races and notable attendance and handle gains. The revamped stakes schedule in 2013 was anchored by the richest Thoroughbred race in Texas and in Sam Houston Race Park […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Joyful Victory

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, Tapit grabs your leg and pulls you under! At least that was my thought when Tapit’s gray daughter Joyful Victory pulled away from More Chocolate (by Malibu Moon) to win the Grade 1 Santa Margarita Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. Even […]

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Bullet Train presents Derby Dreams: Normandy Invasion

The words ‘Normandy Invasion’ evoke powerful images of that heroic, harrowing day in June, 1944, when soldiers of the Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. Normandy Invasion is also the name of a powerful, athletic 3-year-old colt whose connections hope for an “invasion” of another type in Louisville the first Saturday in May. […]

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Havre de Grace: a cool $10 mil

Reigning Horse of the Year Havre De Grace lit up the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Sale ring Monday night, with an international array of bidders driving her hammer price up to a cool $10 million – the third-highest amount ever paid for a broodmare or broodmare prospect. The daughter of Saint Liam out of Easter Bunnette, by […]

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Havre de Grace on Target for March 17 Azeri at Oaklawn

Fox Hill Farm’s reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace is being pointed to the March 17 Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park for her 2012 debut, owner Rick Porter said on Wednesay. The 5-year-old daughter of Saint Liam began her championship campaign of 2011 with a 3 1/4-length triumph over Blind Luck in the […]

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Video: Your definitive guide to pronouncing Havre de Grace

Fox Hill Farm has finally gotten to the bottom of one of the great controversies in modern Thoroughbred racing.  How do you pronounce the name of the 2011 Horse of the Year? Owner Rick Porter posted a video produced by the farm’s Victoria Keith on a recent visit to Havre de Grace, Maryland – the […]

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Meet Havre de Grace at Vinery Nov. 12

Fox Hill Farm invites fans and friends to come out and meet Havre de Grace on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Vinery Kentucky. “We have always tried to be fan friendly,” said owner Rick Porter, “but we were unable to accommodate all those who have written and called wanting to see Grace at the Breeders’ Cup.” […]

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A.P. Indy son Friesan Fire to stand at Pons family’s Merryland Farm

A.P. Indy’s 5-year-old son Friesan Fire, winner of the 2009 Louisiana Derby-G2 and favorite in that year’s Kentucky Derby-G1, has been retired from racing and placed into a syndicate comprised of Tom Simon’s Vinery Farm, Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farms, and the Pons family’s Country Life Farm. Friesan Fire, who earned $679,356, will stand the […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: Three Years of Ray Paulick

A few weeks and three years ago, I chose to take a leap of faith and agreed to partner with a guy I didn’t know working in an industry that had about a half of one percent of my annual attention. The journey officially began three years ago yesterday. And it has been one of […]

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