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Gaining Debuts For Brad Cox In Friday’s Bewitch Stakes

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Gaining (GB) will make her North American debut as the 120-pound highweight in the field of 10 entered Tuesday for Friday’s 58th running of the $150,000 Bewitch (G3) for fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up, going 1½ miles on Keeneland’s turf. The Bewitch will go as the ninth race on closing day […]

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Tacitus ‘Matured A Ton’; Wood Top Three Headed To Kentucky Derby

The Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets winner Tacitus was no worse for wear the morning after his triumphant run in the final Kentucky Derby qualifier at Aqueduct Racetrack. On the first Saturday in May, Tacitus will seek to give Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott and owner Juddmonte Farms their first […]

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Juddmonte Family ‘Legacy’ Carries On With Homebred Tacitus

When speaking of prominent Juddmonte Farms homebreds, the first word that comes to mind for Juddmonte’s General Manager Garret O’Rourke is ‘legacy.’ On Saturday, Tacitus carries five generations of said legacy into the Grade 2 $750,000 Wood Memorial Presented by NYRA Bets. The Wood Memorial, which offers 100-40-20-10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points to the top-four […]

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Hidden Scroll ‘Comfortably Rating’ Behind Horses In Friday Breeze

Juddmonte Farms, Inc.’s Hidden Scroll breezed a half-mile in 50.20 seconds Friday morning at Payson Park in Indiantown, FL receiving a little education in rating while preparing for a scheduled start in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park March 30. ‘I thought it was very good,” trainer Bill Mott said. “We […]

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Champion Close Hatches’ First Foal Breaks His Maiden At Aqueduct

The first foal out of champion racemare Close Hatches won his first race at Aqueduct on Saturday. Racing for owner/breeder Juddmonte Farm, the Tacitus came from off the pace to win by a neck under jockey Jose Ortiz. The 2-year-old son of Tapit covered a mile over the “good” main track in 1:38.69. Trained by […]

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Miss Exclusive Leads Third Day Of Keeneland November Sale At $750,000

The second half of Book 2 at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale closed on Wednesday looking a lot like the first, topped by the $750,000 Miss Exclusive, hailing from the Juddmonte Farm broodmare band. Wednesday’s session saw 231 horses sold for revenues of $33,856,000 for an average sale price of $146,563 and a median […]

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Enable ‘Very Pleased With Herself’ After Turf Triumph; No Future Plans Decided

No plans have been decided for the future of Breeders’ Cup Turf superstar Enable, the first horse to win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Turf in the same season (besting males in both races). Her hard-fought half-length victory over the testing ground earned her a Beyer figure of 114, according to drf.com. The 4-year-old […]

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Mott: Hofburg Has ‘Moved Forward’ Since Troubled Kentucky Derby Effort

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott issued an upbeat bulletin Sunday morning following Hofburg’s five-furlong workout in company with Good Samaritan over the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course, his final preparation for the Grade 1 $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, presented by NYRA Bets, on Saturday, June 9. Ridden by Neil Poznansky and working outside of Good Samaritan, Hofburg […]

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Mott: Hofburg Going To Make Justify ‘Work For It’ In Belmont

Juddmonte Farms’ Hofburg put in a “good work” at Saratoga Race Course on Friday morning as he prepares for the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes on June 9, Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott said. Hofburg breezed six furlongs on the Oklahoma training track, officially going in 1:13.43 just past 9:45 a.m. after the track was harrowed, making the track a little bit […]

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Hofburg Breezes Five Furlongs At Payson Park, Ships To Churchill Monday

Juddmonte Farms’ Hofburg breezed five furlongs in company at Payson Park in Indiantown, FL Sunday morning in preparation for a scheduled start in the May 5 Kentucky Derby (G1). The Bill Mott-trained colt was timed in 1:01.40 after breezing for the second time since finishing second in the $1 million XpressBet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park March 31. […]

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