Golden Lad

PR Special Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale: The Original ‘Distracted’ Kentucky Derby DQ’d Horse

The controversy over this year’s Kentucky Derby disqualification refuses to die, even after the running of the second leg of the Triple Crown. In this edition of the PR Special, available here and on the sales grounds of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Maryland, Joe Nevills tells us the story behind the […]

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Jump Start, Irish War Cry Lead Northview Stallion Station’s 2019 Roster

Northview Stallion Station has revealed the fees for its 2019 roster, led by veteran sire Jump Start at its Pennsylvania base and newcomer Irish War Cry in Maryland. Northview’s 12-member stallion roster is divided between the operation’s farms in Chesapeake City, Md., and Peach Bottom, Penn. Seven of those stallions reside at the Maryland farm, […]

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Manfuso’s Fed Biz Colt Named Champion Of Maryland-Bred Yearling Show

Perennial yearling show participant Robert T. Manfuso took home the Chanceland Farm Challenge Trophy for grand champion when his Fed Biz colt out of the Elusive Quality mare Proficient was picked by judge Rick Violette at the 84th annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Maryland-bred yearling show, held on Sunday, June 24 at the Timonium Fairgrounds […]

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Northview Develops Successful Model

The start of the breeding season is fast approaching, and the scramble is on. Stallion owners need mares for their new stallions. Breeders have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting stallions for their mares. Competition is high. The result? A breeder’s market, as stallion owners have gotten creative, offering a variety of […]

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Golden Lad Retired, Headed To Northview Stallion Station

Golden Lad, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of leading sire Medaglia d’ora from the female line of champion Eliza, has been retired to Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md., for the 2016 season. The 5-year-old dark bay, currently being syndicated into 40 shares, will stand for $5,000 live foal, payable when the foal stands […]

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Golden Lad Edges Longshot Ecleto Red For Cornhusker Victory

Favored Golden Lad wore down longshot pacesetter Ecleto Red down the Prairie Meadows stretch to win the Grade 3, $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap Saturday night. Ridden by Javier Castellano, who was aboard Iowa Derby winner Bent On Bourbon a race before, Golden Lad was third down the backstretch and challenged Ecleto Red at the […]

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Golden Lad Defeats Ride On Curlin In Essex

Golden Lad, winless since the Razorback Handicap (G3) last March, returned to Oaklawn from his South Florida base and was equally impressive in winning Saturday’s $100,000 Essex Handicap by 1 ¾ lengths over 4-5 favorite Ride On Curlin. Before an estimated crowd of 24,000, the winner completed the 1 1/16-mile race in 1:44 over a […]

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Will Take Charge Survives Rough Stretch Run, Inquiry in Oaklawn ‘Cap

Will Take Charge, the reigning Champion 3-Year-Old Male, used his trademark closing kick to add another graded stakes score to his impressive resume, but he had to survive a protracted stewards inquiry and objections from jockeys Mike Smith and Gary Stevens to capture the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) at Oaklawn Park Saturday. Trained by D. […]

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Medaglia d’Oro Colt Golden in Stakes Debut at Oaklawn

In the Razorback, the Todd Pletcher-trained Golden Lad easily handled his first step up all the way from the allowance ranks into graded stakes company by sitting right behind pacesetter Right to Vote, assuming command in the far turn, and then storming down the lane to win going away by 6 3/4 lengths. Golden Lad […]

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