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Rockridge Stud Announces 2020 Stud Fees, Stallion Show

Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. has released its roster’s advertised fees for the 2020 breeding season, led by newcomer Leofric at $7,500. Leofric, a 7-year-old son of Candy Ride, won eight of 15 starts during his on-track career for earnings of $951,040. Highlighting his resume were wins in the Grade 1 Clark Handicap, the G2 […]

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Leofric To Stand 2020 Season At Rockridge Stud In New York

Grade 1 winner, Leofric will stand his first season at stud in 2020 at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. Earning close to $1 million, the son of Candy Ride was the victor in 2018’s Grade 1 Clark Handicap, earning a 102 Beyer Speed Figure. He also tallied victories in the G2 Fayette Stakes and G3 […]

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Grade 1 Winner Leofric Retired, Standing In Chile

Leofric, the winner of last year’s Grade 1 Clark Handicap, has been retired from racing and sold to stand in Chile, Horse Racing Nation reports. The 6-year-old son of Candy Ride had not raced since earning his signature victory last November, owing to a foot injury that kept him out of a planned start in […]

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Crow Hopes Warrior’s Charge Will Bring Her Full Circle In Preakness

You can almost hear the smile in Liz Crow’s voice as she recalls the first time she came to Pimlico Race Course in a professional setting – partially because it wasn’t all that long ago but mostly because it seems like a lifetime has passed since. In 2007, the Bethesda, Md. native had just landed […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘If You Ever Listen To Me Again, I’m Firing You’

Just before Big Changes went in the starting gate for Saturday’s Sunshine Millions Turf, one of the Gulfstream commentators mentioned that he was a little bit worked up. “What she didn’t know is that he’s geared like that,” said owner Steve Landers, 65. “That’s just the way he runs.” Neither Landers nor the betting public […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Crow ‘100 Percent In’ The Game

If first impressions are anything to go by, 30-year-old Liz Crow is off to an auspicious start in the Thoroughbred industry. Authorized to purchase yearlings on her own for the first time in 2016, Crow went searching for bargain buys at the Keeneland September sale with a maximum budget of $100,000. As it turns out, […]

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Jockey Of The Week: Grade 1 Win Helps Geroux Lead All Riders In Earnings

Florent Geroux won two graded stakes and led all North American jockeys by earnings last week on his way to being named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for November 19 – 25, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, […]

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Pegasus ‘On The Table’ For Clark Handicap Winner Leofric

With Leofric’s indomitable victory in Friday’s $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I), trainer Brad Cox is looking ahead to 2019 for a 6-year-old campaign that includes several options, including the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (GI) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26. “The Pegasus is an option that we’ll keep on […]

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Leofric Fends Off Bravazo For First Grade 1 Win In Clark Handicap

Steve Landers’ Leofric proved dead game in Friday’s Grade 1 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs. Off as the 3-1 third choice, the 5-year-old son of Candy Ride rode the rail around the backstretch, angled out in the turn and battled down the stretch to finish a head in front of 2-1 Bravazo on the wire. […]

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Ahead Of Grade 1 Clark, Leofric Has ‘Gotten Better With Age’

Steve Landers Racing’s Fayette Stakes (Grade 2) winner Leofric has not finished worse than fourth throughout his 13-race career but the flashy gray son of Candy Ride (ARG) is hoping to breakthrough for his first Grade I victory in Friday’s G1 Clark Handicap – the premier race of the Fall Meet at Churchill Downs. “He’s just […]

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