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Midnight Bisou ‘Just Cruised’ Through Santa Anita Workout

Monster Midnight Bisou, undefeated in seven races this year, each a graded stakes, three of them Grade I’s, hopes to enhance her Horse of the Year credentials with a victory in the Grade I, $2 million Longines Distaff at Santa Anita on Nov. 2. With regular rider Mike Smith aboard for trainer Steve Asmussen, the […]

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Hill ‘N’ Dale Farms Announces 2020 Roster And Fees

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2020 stallion roster, led once again by Horse of the Year and elite commercial sire Curlin. Curlin, a 15-year-old son of Smart Strike, will stand for $175,000, unchanged from the 2019 breeding season. He is the most prolific sire of seven-figure […]

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‘Horse Of The Year Candidate’ Midnight Bisou Ready For Distaff

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou came out of her 3 ¼-length win in Saturday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Beldame in good order, co-owner Jeff Bloom said Sunday morning. Bloom said her victory at 1 1/8 miles on Belmont Park’s fast main track will set her up for the Grade 1, $2 […]

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Midnight Bisou Extends Her Win Streak In Beldame

Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou has won all seven of her starts in 2019, including a relatively easy score in Saturday’s Grade 2 Beldame Stakes at Belmont Park. In her final prep before the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, the 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute was challenged by Wow Cat but pulled […]

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‘A Level That Very Few Have Achieved’: Midnight Bisou Ready For Beldame

Horses like Midnight Bisou come along once in a lifetime and owner Jeff Bloom said he is relishing every moment of it. The talented daughter of Midnight Lute has won all six of her starts this year, three of which are Grade 1. She worked a half-mile in 49.81 seconds over the Oklahoma training track […]

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Bricks And Mortar, Midnight Bisou One-Two In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

While the next generation of talent was on display this past weekend during 2-year-old graded stakes at Woodbine and Churchill Downs, racing’s current standouts continue to hold sway in the weekly NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Taking up his customary position out front is leading Horse of the Year candidate Bricks and Mortar, who has held […]

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Bloom ‘Lost For Words’ To Describe Division-Leading Midnight Bisou

Lest there were any doubts about the ferocity of Midnight Bisou’s on-track demeanor, the daughter of Midnight Lute was at her bullish best Saturday in nipping fellow Grade 1 winner Elate at the wire to add the hardware for the Grade 1 Personal Ensign presented by Lia Infinity to her mantel. The morning after earning […]

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Midnight Bisou Runs Down Elate In Personal Ensign

Two of this year’s top distaffers started in Saturday’s Grade 1 Personal Ensign at Saratoga, and the pair met at the head of the lane for an all-out battle to the wire. Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou laid her heart on the line to nose out 4-5 favorite Elate in […]

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Midnight Bisou Kept Under Wraps In Molly Pitcher Win

Running her record to five-for-five in 2019, Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stable and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou posted an easy win in Saturday’s G3 Molly Pitcher Stakes at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old Midnight Lute filly won by just a length, but Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith never appeared to ask her for her best […]

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Midnight Bisou Easily Lowers Stakes Record In Ogden Phipps

She was sent to post as the 8-5 second choice, but Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stable, and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou staked her claim on top her division this season with an easy win in Saturday’s Grade 1 Ogden Phipps at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old Midnight Lute filly and jockey Mike Smith sat off early […]

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