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Take Charge Lady Named KY Broodmare of the Year

WISE DAN was named the winner of three 2013 KTOB KY-bred Champion awards for the second consecutive year, including HORSE OF THE YEAR, at today’s annual KTOB KY-bred Champions Awards Luncheon hosted at Keeneland Racecourse.  In addition, WISE DAN was voted KY-bred Champion OLDER MALE and MALE TURF HORSE.  WISE DAN is owned by his […]

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LoPresti a Happy Camper After Wise Dan’s Maker’s 46 Victory

Trainer Charlie LoPresti was one happy camper Saturday morning, the day after Morton Fink’s reigning two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan made a triumphant return to the races  at Keeneland with a victory in the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) on Friday. “I am glad that is over,” LoPresti said of the much anticipated debut. […]

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Wise Dan Wins Again in Breeders’ Cup Mile

Wise Dan was reunited with former rider Jose Lezcano shortly before the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile, and they proved a winning combination as Wise Dan captured his second consecutive Mile Saturday, defeating longshots Za Approval and Silentio.  The winning time was 1:32.47. Lezcano replaced Wise Dan’s regular rider, John Velazquez, after Velazquez ruptured his […]

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BC Mile: Wise Dan Works Sharp Half-Mile at Keeneland

Morton Fink’s reigning Horse of the Year, Wise Dan, worked a half-mile in :47.40 over Keeneland’s main track Friday morning with regular morning partner Damien Rock aboard. Working on his own at 7 o’clock, Wise Dan clocked his first quarter-mile in :23.60 and galloped five furlongs in 1:00. “Pretty awesome – :11s and :12s all […]

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Reddam Racing, Ocala Stud, Morton Fink Earn Top TOBA Honors

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s (TOBA’s) 28th Annual National Awards Dinner was held tonight at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Ky. Reddam Racing, LLC was honored as TOBA’s National Owner of the Year, Ocala Stud was named the National Breeder of the Year and Morton Fink was honored as the National Small Breeder of the Year. […]

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Little Mike Owner: If We Win Million, Wise Dan Match Race Next

If Little Mike wins the Arlington Million on Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse, then breeder-owner Carlo Vaccarezza might use the winner’s circle as a platform to challenge Wise Dan to a match race. That’s a big “if”, of course, considering that no horse has won consecutive editions of what Little Mike’s trainer Dale Romans called […]

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Racing Post on Wise Dan: ‘Let Him Strut His Stuff on Dirt’

Even after another impressive victory over the weekend, yet another racing writer has joined the chorus of those wanting to see reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan compete on the main track. In a recent article for the Racing Post, Sam Walker joins those hoping the gelding’s owner, Morton Fink, will change his mind […]

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Eight Straight for Wise Dan in Fourstardave Repeat

Reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan extended his win streak to eight races, collaring pacesetter King Kreesa in mid-stretch and surging clear for a 1 ¼ -length victory in the Grade 2, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Favored at 2-5 in a field of six after the early scratch of […]

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Fink ‘Amused’ By Wise Dan Critics

Owner/breeder Morton Fink said in a report by Daily Racing Form on Friday that he’s not letting the criticism of Wise Dan’s 2013 campaign get to him. Fink said he finds the criticism ridiculous to the point of amusement and isn’t likely to stray from his plans for the horse, who will likely run the […]

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