karakontie

Karak Scores In Tyro As First Black-Type Winner For Karakontie

Back on a firm turf course in America, heavily-favored Karak lived up to her lofty yearling price, sitting a perfect stalking trip before going on to an easy 2½-length victory on Saturday in the $75,000 Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park. The daughter of Karakontie-Down the Well by Mujadil, a $365,000 yearling purchase, rebounded from a […]

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Karak First Winner For Karakontie; Filly Headed To Royal Ascot

Trainer Wesley Ward sent out yet another stellar looking 2-year-old on Saturday as Breeze Easy’s Karak took the Belmont Park opener over the Widener turf course, providing Karakontie his first victory as a stallion. Ward plans on sending Karak to the Group 2, $128,000 Norfolk at Royal Ascot. Ward and Breeze Easy teamed up to […]

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Distorted Humor Colt Fastest At OBS March Sale’s First Under-Tack Session

Hip No. 142, a son of Distorted Humor consigned by Southern Chase Farm, Inc. (Greg & Karen Dodd), Agent, sped a quarter-mile in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton October: Shades Of Gray

The Fasig-Tipton October Fall Yearlings Sale begins its four-day run Monday in Lexington, Ky., and the Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a print publication, available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Paulick Report bloodstock editor Joe Nevills writes about the Alcock Arabian, the stallion through […]

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Gainesway Sets 2019 Fees, Topped By Tapit At $225,000

Gainesway in Lexington, Ky., has released the full list of advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster, topped by perennial leading sire Tapit at $225,000. Empire Maker (by Unbridled), who will enter his fourth season at Gainesway since returning from Japan, will stand for $85,000. His first foals since his repatriation will be 2-year-olds of […]

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Gainesway: Leading Sire Tapit Again Commands $300,000 In 2018

Gainesway has released stud fees for its 2018 roster, and Tapit, the leading North American sire in 2014, 2015, and 2016, will again command a $300,000 fee and his book will be limited to 125 mares. Tapit increased his lifetime tally of Grade 1 winners to 23 in 2017. Tapwrit became his sire’s third Belmont […]

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First Foal Arrives For Breeders’ Cup Mile Winner Karakontie

Gainesway’s three-time Grade/Group 1 winner Karakontie sired his first reported foal Jan. 19, a filly bred by Jim and Pam Robinson’s Brandywine Farm and foaled at their Paris, Ky., property. The filly was produced from the winning Saint Ballado mare Royal Parade, who is from the immediate family of 1996 Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Louis […]

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Gainesway Announces Fees; Tapit To Stand 2017 For $300,000

Gainesway announced its 2017 stud fees Nov. 10, with leading sire Tapit again headlining the roster and standing for an industry-leading $300,000. Tapit led the North American general sires list in 2014 and 2015 and leads again in 2016 with more than $18 million in progeny earnings, $6.5 million in front of the next-highest total. Tapit […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Woodbine: Sires Gone But Not Forgotten

This weekend’s racing was essentially a celebration of sires we lost too soon through the living tribute of their offspring; many of the important winners over the weekend are by stallions who are dead. Tepin leads the list with her dominant victory in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile, and she is a daughter of the […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Karakontie, New For 2016

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a new photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2016, or stallions that have not yet had their first crop […]

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