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First Foal Is A Filly For Ocala Stud’s Girvin

Ocala Stud’s Girvin sired his first reported foal when a Florida-bred filly out of the stakes-placed D’wildcat mare C d’Cat was delivered Jan. 4 at 1:55 a.m. The filly was bred by Grand Oaks’ Brad and Misty Grady and Mary Ellen Coenen. Girvin, by Tale of Ekati—Catch the Moon, by Malibu Moon, won or placed […]

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Ocala Stud Announces 2020 Stud Fees

Ocala Stud has set 2020 stud fees for its roster of 12 stallions for the upcoming breeding season, led by Girvin, whose fee will be unchanged at $7,500 S&N for his second year at stud. The roster also features The Big Beast, the number two-ranked Florida freshman sire of 2019, who will stand for $6,000 […]

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Girvin Leads 2019 Ocala Stud Roster At $7,500

Ocala Stud has set its 2019 stallion roster and fees, led by Girvin who will stand his first season at stud for $7,500 S&N. Uncaptured, Florida’s leading first-crop sire and a leader nationally, and The Big Beast who has first yearlings of 2018, will both stand for $6,000 S&N. Girvin, a leading 3-year-old of his […]

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Haskell Winner Girvin To Stand At Ocala Stud

Girvin, winner of the 2017 Haskell Invitational Stakes, has been retired and will stand the 2019 breeding season at Ocala Stud in Ocala, Fla. Owners Brad and Misty Grady of Grand Oaks Farm have partnered with Kentucky-based Airdrie Stud, in a deal structured by West Bloodstock, to co-own Girvin through his stallion career. “We’ve been […]

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2017 Haskell Winner Girvin Retired With Soft-Tissue Injury

Girvin, winner of the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational Stakes at Monmouth Park in 2017, has been retired due to a soft-tissue injury. Girvin is owned by Brad and Misty Grady and trained by Joe Sharp. The son of Tale of Ekati out of the Malibu Moon mare, Catch the Moon, graduated at first asking in December […]

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Bee Jersey Makes The Grade With Dominant Sexton Mile Win

Charles E. Fipke’s Bee Jersey (Jersey Town) became a graded stakes winner with his 5 ½ length victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Steve Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park defeating Girvin (Tale of Ekati), a Grade 1 winner of $1.59 million. “I think he’s just another example of the Fipke breeding program and success […]

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Girvin Makes 2018 Debut Sunday In Steve Sexton Mile At Lone Star Park

The 22nd edition of the Grade 3, $200,000 Steve Sexton Mile will run Sunday, May 6 at Lone Star Park. Advance wagering will be available on Saturday, May 5, for the entire Sunday 10-race card. The Sexton Mile is also included as part of a $50,000 guaranteed late pick-4. Girvin (by Tale of Ekati), winner of […]

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Grade 1 Winner Girvin Returns In Lone Star’s Sexton Mile

Girvin, winner of the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational last July, will return to racing in the Grade 3, $200k Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park on Sunday, May 6. “He is training great,” said owner Brad Grady who attended the races at Lone Star Park Thursday. “He had some great workouts at Keeneland. […]

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Charles Town Classic Nominees Led By Hoppertunity, Diversify

Headlined by Grade 1 winners Diversify, Girvin and Hoppertunity, a total of 48 horses have found their way into the nominations for the $1,200,000 Charles Town Classic to be run over the Charles Town oval coming up on April 21.  The Grade 2, 1 1/8 mile test will anchor a 13 race program at Charles Town that kicks off with a […]

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Girvin Rejoins Joe Sharp Barn At Fair Grounds

Brad Grady’s Girvin, winner of last year’s Risen Star Stakes and Louisiana Derby (both Grade 2 events) returned to trainer Joe Sharp’s barn at the Fair Grounds following a winter spent at Grand Oaks Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he logged two breezes. The 4-year-old son of Tale of Ekati shipped to the Sharp barn […]

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