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Impending Storm Postpones Rockridge Stud’s Stallion Show

Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. has decided to reschedule its annual stallion show and open house that was previously scheduled for this coming Sunday, due to the impending winter storm. The show has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan.26 fromĀ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A full lunch buffet will be served and drawings for free seasons […]

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Rockridge Stud Releases 2019 Fees, Led By Frank Conversation

Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y., revealed its advertised fees for the 2019 breeding season, led by newcomer Frank Conversation at $5,000. Frank Conversation, a 5-year-old son of Quality Road, retired to Rockridge Stud with wins in the Grade 2 Twilight Derby at Santa Anita Park and the G3 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate […]

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Frank Conversation To Stand At New York’s Rockridge Stud In 2019

Frank Conversation (2013) by Quality Road out of Rushen Heat (Unusual Heat) will stand at Rockridge Stud in Hudson beginning in 2019. The multiple graded stakes winner and Grade 1 stakes-placed runner raced in the colors of J. Paul Reddam. The son of Quality Road broke his maiden at two at Santa Anita and won […]

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Frank Conversation San Francisco Mile Favorite In Seasonal Debut

Twelve older routers will travel the distance of eight furlongs in the feature race of the Golden Gate Fields winter/spring meet, the San Francisco Mile, a Grade 3 turf event with a $200,000 purse. The San Francisco Mile will go as Race 8 on the nine-race card this Saturday, March 31, with an approximate post […]

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Ashleyluvssugar Splits Rivals For Second Charles Whittingham Victory

Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing Stable’s Ashleyluvssugar scored his second victory in the Grade 2 Charles Whittingham Stakes on Sunday, bulling his way between rivals in the final eighth of a mile to win by a long neck on the wire. The 6-year-old son of Game Plan, who first won the Whittingham […]

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Updated Kentucky Derby Points Standings: Gun Runner, Lani On Top

The racing action on Saturday, March 26 included two chances for the 2016 Kentucky Derby hopefuls to earn up to 100 points toward a berth in the starting gate on the first Saturday in May. The first to go off was the Group 2 UAE Derby in Dubai, and the second was later in the […]

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Dubai World Cup Undercard: Track Records Fall, Japanese Enjoy Very Successful Carnival

Kicking off the Dubai World Cup card’s thoroughbred races, Sheikh Saeed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s One Man Band led wire to wire to win the Group 2, $1 million Godolphin Mile in a track-record time of 1:35.21 for one mile on the dirt, winning by 4 3/4 lengths over stablemates Faulkner and Cool Cowboy. The […]

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U.S.-Bred, Japanese-Trained Lani Wins UAE Derby

One of two colts in Saturday’s Group 2 UAE Derby nominated for the Triple Crown, the gray Lani came home the winner, earning 100 points toward the Kentucky Derby. The 1 3/16 mile contest for $2 million US dollars was completed in 1:58.42 by the Mikio Matsunaga-trained son of Tapit, becoming the first Japanese-trained winner […]

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Keeneland Select Presents Derby Capsule: Grays, Mo’s, And Some Frank Conversation

With just 44 days left until May 7, the Road to the Kentucky Derby ventures south toward the Bayou and across the world to Dubai this weekend. Only eight major preps remain, with seven of them awarding a slam dunk 100 points to the winner, but even a loss can prove a step forward with […]

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Dubai World Cup Festival: Thursday Morning Track Notes

Approaching the 2016 renewal of the $10 million Dubai World Cup to be run this Saturday, the Dubai Racing Club has published track notes for the festival’s major contenders. Find out how the United States contingent is doing as we follow their morning routines leading up to the big races Saturday. California Chrome (World Cup) […]

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