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Bloodlines: Volume And Value Among Less-Expensive New Sires For 2020

The continuing great challenge for any farm or stallion manager in standing and managing a young sire with a lower-price stud fee is getting enough mares, especially getting enough of the right mares. The challenge of getting sufficient volume to less-known or less-popular stallion prospects has been there since the days of Eclipse, but Spendthrift […]

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Spendthrift Farm Announces 2020 Stud Fees, Led By Into Mischief At $175,000

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm announced 2020 fees for most of its roster of 24 stallions set to stand at the Lexington-based farm this upcoming breeding season, spearheaded at the top by North America’s current number-one general sire Into Mischief, whose fee has moved to $175,000 S&N and is booked full. Spendthrift is bringing in […]

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Spendthrift Farm Announces Five New Stallions For 2020

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has announced five new stallions for the 2020 breeding season, including Breeders’ Cup Classic contender Vino Rosso, last year’s undefeated 2-year-old Maximus Mischief and five-time graded stakes winner Coal Front. Spendthrift previously announced it will stand Horse of the Year contender Mitole and Grade 1 Arkansas Derby winner Omaha Beach. […]

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Maximus Mischief Retired, Stud Plans To Be Determined

Maximus Mischief, the winner of last year’s Grade 2 Remsen Stakes, has been retired from racing due to a soft tissue injury, Daily Racing Form reports. Trainer Butch Reid told DRF’s Jay Privman that the 3-year-old Into Mischief colt was taken out of training following the G2 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Feb. […]

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‘Back To The Drawing Board’: Maximus Mischief Out Of Fountain Of Youth

Trainer Robert ‘Butch’ Reid Jr. cancelled plans to run Maximus Mischief in next Saturday’s $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park following a subpar workout Sunday morning. “The horse didn’t breeze too good, so he is out of the Fountain of Youth,” Reid said. Maximus Mischief breezed a half-mile in 49.02 seconds under […]

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Harvey Wallbanger, Maximus Mischief Rematch Possible In Fountain Of Youth

Harvey Wallbanger emerged from his 29-1 upset victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull (G2) in good shape, trainer Ken McPeek said Sunday morning, and could be headed for a rematch with beaten favorite and previously undefeated Grade 2 winner Maximus Mischief in four weeks. Harold Lerner, AWC Stables, Nehoc Stables, Scott Akman and Paul […]

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Harvey Wallbanger Up The Inside For 25-1 Upset In Holy Bull

Last of the nine-horse field in Saturday’s G2 Holy Bull at first call, Harold Lerner, AWC Stables, Nehoc Stables, Scott Akman and Paul Braverman’s Harvey Wallbanger found room at the rail to cross the wire just over a length in front. The 3-year-old son of Congrats, ridden to victory by Brian Hernandez, Jr., surprised bettors […]

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Weekend Lineup: Derby Preps, San Pasqual Showdown

A trio of prep races toward the 2019 Kentucky Derby await bettors on Saturday, starting with the nine-furlong G3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct. Remsen third-place finisher Tax is the 2-1 morning line choice over well-bred Todd Pletcher trainee Moretti at 3-1. Down at Gulfstream, the G2 Holy Bull features undefeated Remsen winner Maximus Mischief and […]

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Unbeaten Maximus Mischief Faces Mihos, Eight Others In Holy Bull At Gulfstream Park

Saturday’s $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull (G2) will once again prove to be a pivotal stop on the Road to the $1-million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park, where the Triple Crown potential of many starters will hinge on how they handle the two-turns of the 1 1/16-mile stakes for 3-year-olds. The Holy Bull is […]

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