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Pope Secures Record-Priced American Pharoah Filly, Half to Beholder, Into Mischief, Mendelssohn, For $8.2 Million

Everything has to go right for a horse to command a record price at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, and the filly wearing the Hip 498 sticker on Wednesday was the perfect storm to make that happen. On the top side of her page was Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, a stallion defying all rules […]

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‘Freak’ Liam’s Map Colt Brings $1.2 Million To Top OBS Spring Sale’s Third Session

Numbers were already tracking safely ahead in both the daily and cumulative returns by the time a Liam’s Map colt lit up the board for $1.2 million near the end of Thursday’s session at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, but the seven-figure transaction ensured the upward trend would continue […]

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Buyers Navigate Muddy Keeneland April Under-Tack Show

It was hard to find a consignor in the barns that wasn’t constantly refreshing the long-term weather forecast in the days prior to Monday’s Keeneland April 2-Year-Olds In Training And Horses Of Racing Age Sale under-tack show, with a looming storm front threatening to put a damper on the proceedings. The worst of the downpour […]

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Debut Juvenile Winner Federal Case Brings $650,000 Tuesday At Keeneland November Sale

Federal Case, a 2-year-old son of Gemologist who won his career debut in October at Keeneland, sold for $650,000 to West Bloodstock, agent for Robert and Lawana Low, to be the most expensive horse of Tuesday’s ninth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Keeneland sold 244 horses on Tuesday for $6,337,000 for an […]

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Magnum Moon ‘Doing His Part’ In Recovery At Cornell Ruffian

Robert and Lawana Low’s Arkansas Derby winner Magnum Moon is still progressing in his recovery from a “structural injury” suffered to one of his forelegs in June, reports¬†bloodhorse.com. He has been at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, across the street from Belmont Park, for the duration of the process. “He’s just stable at this point in […]

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$1-Million Uncle Mo Colt Tops Book 2 Opener At Keeneland September

The opening session of Book 2 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale showed there was still plenty of money left in the market after Book 1 uncorked a week-long run of high-level activity, with Saturday’s trade being led by a $1-million Uncle Mo colt. Following a four-day run of Book 1 sessions and Friday’s traditional […]

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Electric Book 1 Of Keeneland September Doubles Seven-Figure Horses Over First Four Days

Book 1 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale had a distinctly pre-recession feel to it during the 2018 renewal. Principals for Godolphin and Coolmore were in attendance and battling for what became a hefty ledger of seven-figure horses, throwing back to their epic battles in the early aughts, while a global variety of buyers filled […]

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Updated: Magnum Moon Undergoes Successful Surgery For Career-Ending Injury

Sophomore colt Magnum Moon sustained a “career-ending” injury after a workout at Belmont Park on Saturday morning, according to¬†bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon, winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby for trainer Todd Pletcher, was galloping out when he suffered a “structural injury” to his forelimb. The racing manager for owners Robert and […]

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West Joins Eclipse Thoroughbreds As VP Of Bloodstock

Jacob West has joined Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners as the company’s Vice President of Bloodstock. West, 31, has previously worked for Taylor Made as a Buyer Account Manager and most recently served as the Director of Bloodstock for Three Chimneys Farm. “Jacob is a rising star in the industry,” Eclipse President, Aron Wellman stated. “As our […]

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Three Chimneys Appoints Jacob West Director Of Bloodstock Services

Three Chimneys Farm announced today that Jacob West has been appointed Director of Bloodstock Services, a new division created to expand the farm’s commercial reach for it’s growing customer base. West has been tasked with duties including sales representation, portfolio management, and private bloodstock purchasing. West joins Three Chimneys after a seven-year stint with Taylor […]

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