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Coolmore Raises Lookin At Lucky’s Fee To $20,000 For 2019

On the heels of Accelerate’s victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic and Wow Cat’s runner-up effort in the Distaff, Coolmore’s Ashford Stud has raised the stud fee for champion Lookin At Lucky to $20,000 for the 2019 breeding season, BloodHorse reports. The 11-year-old Smart Strike horse previously stood for $17,500. He currently sits in ninth […]

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Dolphus, Half To Rachel Alexandra, Retired To Cabin Creek Farm In Pennsylvania

Dolphus, a Grade 3-placed half-brother to 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has been retired from racing and will debut at Cabin Creek Farm in Bernville, Penn., BloodHorse reports. The 5-year-old Lookin at Lucky horse will stand for an advertised fee of $2,500, with special considerations to mares foaling in Pennsylvania. Dolphus won four […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winners Accelerate, City Of Light, And Monomoy Girl Could Meet In Pegasus

Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Accelerate was bright-eyed the morning after his triumphant victory at Churchill Downs, and trainer John Sadler told drf.com that the colt was in good shape. Plans call for the 5-year-old son of Lookin at Lucky to spend a few days at Lanes End Farm this week, where he will stand stud for […]

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Lookin To Strike Fends Off Curlin’s Honor In Ontario Derby

Gary Barber’s Lookin to Strike was kept in striking distance of the leader throughout most of the Grade 3, $126,750 Ontario Derby, before seizing the lead and then keeping another Mark Casse trainee at bay in the 1 1/8-mile added-money feature, Saturday at Woodbine.  Ridden by Gary Boulanger, Lookin to Strike was strong down the lane […]

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‘Time’ The Key Factor For Chilean Import Wow Cat In Beldame

Wow Cat continues to do well following her victory in Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame and is now on target to head to the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff on November 3 at Churchill Downs, co-owner Peter Brant said. Wow Cat earned her first win in three starts since arriving from Chile, outkicking Divine Miss […]

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Heavily Favored Wow Cat Workmanlike In Beldame Victory

Peter Brant and Stud Vendeval’s Wow Cat, a four-time Group 1 winner in her native Chile, managed to add a North American G1 to her resume on Saturday with a workmanlike three-length win in the Beldame. The 4-year-old daughter of Lookin at Lucky, the 6-5 favorite at post time, covered nine furlongs over Belmont’s fast […]

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Accelerate Again Awesome In Awesome Again

It happened again. Despite some unusual mid-race tactics, Kosta Hronis’ Accelerate powered clear to a 2 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes, adding to a year in which he has won the Santa Anita Handicap, Gold Cup at Santa Anita, and Pacific Classic. Off as the 1-5 favorite, the 5-year-old son of […]

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Lookin For Eight Scores Black Type In Durham Cup Upset

A last minute decision to race in the $125,000 Durham Cup (Grade 3) paid off for the connections of supplemental entry Lookin for Eight, who earned his first stakes win as the longest shot on the board in 1-1/8-mile event for older horses on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. Facing defending champion Melmich among the shortened […]

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Keeneland April Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale Set For April 9, 2019

Keeneland officials announced that the 2019 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be held Tuesday, April 9. The Preview Day, which will offer breezes over both the main dirt track and turf course, will be held Monday, April 8. “Keeneland looks forward to the return of the April Sale, and we anticipate we will see several 2018 […]

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Pacific Classic Winner Accelerate Voted Del Mar Horse Of The Meet

An impressive effort in the 28th running of the TVG Pacific Classic that produced a record 12 ½-length margin of victory propelled Accelerate to honors as Horse of the Meeting and top older Horse for the 2018 summer season in a vote of the media at Del Mar. Trained by John Sadler for Hronis Racing […]

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