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Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm Announces 2016 Stud Fees

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm released its Stallion roster for 2016 along with the 2016 stud fees. “Hill ‘n’ Dale offers breeders both proven leading sires and outstanding prospects priced at value to the breeder. We are excited to offer this roster and welcome breeders to inspect our stallions. We feel they will be impressed.” said […]

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$1.4 Million Bernardini Colt Tops ‘Stellar’ Day 1 of OBS March Sale

A colt by Darley’s Bernardini from the consignment of Steven Venosa’s  SGV Thoroughbreds brought a final bid of $1.4 million from Charlotte Weber’s Live Oak Plantation to top a very strong day one of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s March sale of 2-year-olds in training. Selling as Hip 285, the bay colt is out of the top-class […]

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Queen’s Plate Winner Midnight Aria Returns to Scene of the Claim

Upon identifying Midnight Aria as an attractive prospect to add to his stable nearly two years ago, trainer Nick Gonzalez was swayed to make a move by two little letters in the Gulfstream Park program: ON. Being an Ontario-bred colt made Midnight Aria particularly appealing to Gonzalez, who is based at Woodbine in the Toronto […]

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Filly & Mare Sprint: Midnight Lucky Withdrawn From Race, Will Be Retired

Multiple Grade 1 winner Midnight Lucky has been withdrawn from consideration from the G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint and has been retired, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. The 4-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute hadn’t raced since winning the G1 Humana Distaff on May 3. Trainer Bob Baffert told the […]

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Midnight Hawk Hopes to Remain Undefeated in Robert B. Lewis

Bob Baffert’s Midnight Hawk, a recent winner of the Grade III Sham Stakes, and John Sadler’s Candy Boy, who was a sharp second in the Grade I CashCall Futurity, head a field of seven 3-year-olds set to go 1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes, an important prep to the […]

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Midnight Lucky to Miss Remainder of Year

Talented 3-year-old filly Midnight Lucky will be forced to miss the remainder of the year due to bone bruising, according to the Daily Racing Form. The daughter of Midnight Lute had won three of four career starts, including a dominating victory in the G1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park. Midnight Lucky had been forced to […]

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Midnight Aria Sings in Rainy Queen’s Plate

This 154th running of the CAN$1-million Queen’s Plate was wet. The rain gushed so hard that race announcer Dan Loiselle couldn’t see the field for the $150,000 Singspiel Stakes, two races before the Plate and did a lot of guessing before Forte Dei Marmi came dashing out of the mist. It was so wet that […]

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Midnight Lucky Rolls to Impressive Acorn Victory

Midnight Lucky took command at the top of the stretch and drew off to a commanding 6 1/4-length victory in the $300,000 G1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park. It was the first Grade 1 win for the daughter of Midnight Lute, who won for the third time in four lifetime starts. A field of six […]

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What Might Have Been: Baffert Considered Midnight Lucky for Derby

Even though trainer Bob Baffert eliminated both Govenor Charlie and Code West from Kentucky Derby consideration earlier this week, there was still a chance that he could’ve had a Derby entrant. Baffert told a reporter from the San Diego Union-Tribune that he had considered entering his Sunland Park Oaks winner, Midnight Lucky, in the race. […]

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