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‘Big Work’ Has Higher Power Ready For Pegasus Challenge

Hronis Racing’s Higher Power put in a five-furlong breeze in :59.60 on Saturday that has trainer John Sadler excited about next weekend’s Pegasus World Cup, reports drf.com. The 5-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro will ship to South Florida on Tuesday. “I loved it,” Sadler told drf.com. “(Jockey Flavien) Prat was on him for his second consecutive […]

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Dual Champion Unique Bella Delivers Medaglia D’Oro Filly

Two-time Eclipse Award winner Unique Bella delivered her first foal Tuesday morning, a filly by leading sire Medaglia d’Oro, at Don Alberto Farm in Lexington, Ky. Don Alberto Farm announced the birth via its social media accounts. Unique Bella, a 6-year-old Tapit mare, was a $400,000 yearling purchase by the Don Alberto operation at the […]

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Brill Takes To Turf In Lady Of Shamrock

Idle since July 5, Brill made her first start on grass a winning one Saturday at Santa Anita, as she went to the lead out of the gate under Mike Smith and never looked back, winning the $75,000 Lady of Shamrock Stakes by 1 ¾ lengths. Trained by Don Chatlos, the 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia […]

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‘A Lot Of Ability’: Son Of Millionaire Grace Hall Debuts On Cigar Mile Undercard

Courtlandt Farms’ Or’effice, a bay son of Medaglia d’Oro and the first foal out of four-time graded-stakes winning millionaire Grace Hall, will debut in Race 5 on Saturday’s Cigar Mile Day card at Aqueduct, which kicks off the mandatory payout of the Empire 6. Trainer Mark Hennig has given Donald and Donna Adam [Courtlandt Farm] […]

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Cox Hopes Gold Standard Will Continue To Step Forward In Friday’s Comely

Stonestreet Stables and LNJ Foxwoods’ Gold Standard handled a step up in class with a last-out runner-up effort in her stakes debut and will look for her first win against such caliber as part of an eight-horse field of sophomore fillies in Friday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Comely at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 70th running of the […]

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‘Feisty Attitude’ A Plus For Zenyatta’s 2-Year-Old Daughter Zellda

Sporting Zenyatta’s Breeders’ Cup saddle towel during morning training hours at Santa Anita several weeks ago, the champion mare’s 2-year-old daughter Zellda drew a lot of attention from her fans. The Medaglia d’Oro filly has left a positive impression on John Shirreffs with her early training, and the trainer told Thoroughbred Daily News that she […]

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‘We Think We Have A Good Shot’: Sadler Seeking Classic Repeat With Higher Power

Trainer John Sadler got the 0-for-44 Breeders’ Cup monkey off his back last year by winning the Classic with Accelerate. And if Higher Power is a long shot to follow Accelerate as champion older male, the 4-year-old colt has credentials to give Sadler and Eclipse Award-winning owner Hronis Racing a second straight victory in the […]

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Medaglia d’Oro, Baccari Star On Opening Day Of Fasig-Tipton October Sale

The market wants what it wants, and on the opening day of the Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale, the market wanted Medaglia d’Oro youngsters from Chris Baccari. The three most expensive offerings of the day were all sons or daughters of the prominent commercial sire, consigned by Baccari Bloodstock. That trio helped fuel gains in both […]

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Medaglia D’Oro Leads Darley’s 2020 Stallion Roster At $200,000

2019 has been a another impressive year for Medaglia d’Oro, both in the sale ring and on the track. Following an exceptional 2018, in which eight of his yearlings brought $1 million or more at the sales, he added four more seven-figure yearlings to his resume this year. He has now sired more million-dollar yearlings […]

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Cambier Parc Delivers As Favorite In Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

Larry Best’s Cambier Parc made it back-to-back Grade 1 wins on Saturday, adding the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup to her resume with a 3/4-length score at Keeneland. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro won the G1 Del Mar Oaks in her prior start, and was favored at 9-5 in the QEII. Trained by Chad […]

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