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Dual Champion Covfefe Retired, To Be Bred To Constitution

Covfefe, the champion female sprinter and 3-year-old filly of 2019, has been retired from racing and will be bred to fast-rising young sire Constitution in 2020, per a release from owner LNJ Foxwoods. The 4-year-old daughter of Into Mischief will spend her days as a broodmare at Gainesway in Lexington, Ky., where LNJ Foxwoods bloodstock […]

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First Foals Arrive For Belmont Stakes Winner Tapwrit

Record-setting Grade 1 winner and millionaire Tapwrit sired his first foals this week. The first of these, a colt out of Anna Elizabeth (Animal Kingdom), was born at Waymore Farms on Jan. 27 in Kentucky. The very next day saw the birth of two more newly-minted Tapwrits. Ladyflickerflacker, a winning Forestry mare who has already […]

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Q&A: Alex Solis II, Gainesway’s New Director Of Bloodstock

Last year was a big one for the resume of Alex Solis II, spearheaded by the success of Kentucky Derby winner Country House and Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint winner Covfefe, both selected or managed by Solis/Litt Bloodstock. Just a few days into 2020, Solis has laid the foundation to grow upon that success […]

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Classic Winner, Sire Empire Maker Dies At Age 20

Empire Maker, the winner of the 2003 Belmont Stakes and a sire whose influence reached all the way to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, died Jan. 18 due to a rare disease that compromised his immune system, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. The 20-year-old son of Unbridled was about to stand his 16th season at stud […]

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Gainesway Releases January Open House Dates

Gainesway will be open this week to visitors wishing to inspect their 2020 roster of stallions. The open house will be daily from 12:30 to 3:00pm, Monday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Jan. 17. In addition to leading sire Tapit, Gainesway stands Afleet Alex, Anchor Down, Bird Song, Birdstone, Empire Maker, Karakontie, Tapizar, and Tapwrit.

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Late Surges Shake Up Final Standings Of 2019

There’s nothing quite like a down-to-the-wire finish, and the American Graded Stakes Standings closed with a few of them when the 2019 racing season hit the line. Two of those races closed the year as dead heats, after some late-season rallies brought trailing connections even with established leaders. Calumet Farm and Stonestreet Farm battled for […]

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Gainesway Names Alex Solis II Director Of Bloodstock

Gainesway Farm announced on Thursday the appointment of Alex Solis II as director of bloodstock. Solis has established a top-class reputation as a bloodstock agent, his resume having been further enhanced in 2019 by Kentucky Derby winner Country House and Breeders’ Cup-winning sprinter Covfefe. Past selections include champion Shared Belief and dual Breeders’ Cup Turf […]

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Select Sales Agency Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: The Races To Fill Out The Podium

Following the rush of graded stakes races that occurred during and around the Breeders’ Cup in early November, the racing calendar eased off the gas pedal in the latter part of the month, and the very top of the American Graded Stakes Standings went practically unchanged. Without much activity at the very top of the […]

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Juvenile Liam’s Legend Tops Tuesday At Keeneland November For $325,000

Liam’s Legend, a 2-year-old son of Liam’s Map who won on closing day of Keeneland’s recent fall meet, sold to Khalid Mishref for $325,000 to lead a solid day of trade during Tuesday’s session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Indian Creek, agent, consigned the colt, who is a half-brother to stakes winner Kenda. […]

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