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Gross Up, Average And Median Down At OBS March Sale

The 2019 edition of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. March 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale saw unprecedented bounty at the very top of the market, but mid-level trade took a step back in the juvenile auction season’s first event. The two-day auction saw 309 horses sold for revenues of $44,422,500, up 5 percent from last year’s final […]

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Cambier Parc Makes The Grade In Herecomesthebride

Larry Best’s Cambier Parc earned her first graded stakes win in Saturday’s G3 Herecomesthebride, delivering at odds of 4-5 for trainer Chad Brown and jockey Jose Ortiz. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro covered 1 1/16 miles over Gulfstream Park’s firm turf course in 1:42.03 to hit the wire about three-quarters of a length better […]

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Le General Defects From Withers; Moretti Could Inherit Favoritism

New York-bred Le General came out of his latest workout with a sore suspensory ligament, according to drf.com, and will not be entered in Saturday’s G3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct. The two-time winner in restricted company was expected to be the morning-line favorite in the Road to the Kentucky Derby prep race. Instead, that position may […]

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Cappucino Bay, Dam Of Medaglia d’Oro, Dead At Age 30

Cappucino Bay, the dam of multiple Grade 1 winner and leading sire Medaglia d’Oro, died Jan. 25 at the Montana farm of Albert and Joyce Bell, BloodHorse reports. The 30-year-old mare had been battling Cushing’s Disease. A daughter of Bailjumper, Cappucino Bay raced as a Washington homebred for the Bells, winning five of 24 starts […]

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Contributing Tops Cox Exacta In Pan Zareta Stakes

A horse making their first start for a trainer can come with some question marks, but trainer Brad Cox got all the right answers his a pair of new acquisitions ran one-two in the $75,000 Pan Zareta Stakes. When the blades of grass settled, Heider Family Stable’s Contributing scored a head decision over Goldberry for […]

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Talismanic To Stand For 1.8 Million Yen At Darley Japan

Darley Japan will offer seven stallions in the 2019 season, including newcomer Talismanic. The son of Medaglia d’Oro won the Breeders’ Cup Turf and will stand his first season for a fee of 1.8 million yen, or about US$16,200. “We are delighted to offer Japanese breeders a more powerful lineup of stallions than ever, with an […]

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Royally-Bred Gun It Showing ‘Promise’ Ahead Of Second Start At Fair Grounds

When a racehorse is closely related to a former Horse of the Year and costs $2.6 million at auction, expectations are bound to be sky high. By Tapit, Whisper Hill Farm LLC and Three Chimney Farm’s Gun It is the first foal out of the Medaglia d’Oro broodmare Miss Besilu, who is a half-sister to […]

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Champion Unique Bella Booked To Medaglia D’Oro In 2019

On Monday, the Darley Stallions Twitter account announced that champion Unique Bella will be bred to Medaglia d’Oro in 2019. The 2017 female sprinter of the year, Unique Bella was retired in August following the discovery of a sesamoid fracture after a morning workout at Del Mar. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, the 4-year-old daughter of […]

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$7.5-Million Lady Aurelia, Record-Priced Weanling Drive All-Time High Gross At Fasig-Tipton November Sale

It takes a lot to make history at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Selected Mixed Sale, and a steady run of seven-figure horses helped do just that, with European champion Lady Aurelia and a record-priced weanling spearheading what was a record gross for the elite auction. Sunday’s renewal finished with 140 horses sold for all-time high […]

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Darley America Announces 2019 Fees, Topped By Medaglia d’Oro At $200,000

Darley America, based at Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky., has announced the advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster. This year has seen Medaglia d’Oro enjoy fantastic returns in the sales ring. He has sired an astounding eight seven-figure yearlings, including three of the top four at Saratoga and an additional five at Keeneland September. Only Northern Dancer and Storm […]

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