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New Mexico-Bred Legend Peppers Pride Dies Of Laminitis At 16

Peppers Pride, the New Mexico-bred mare who gained national attention going undefeated in 19 career starts, was euthanized Sept. 19 due to complications from laminitis, BloodHorse reports. The 16-year-old resided at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., where she most recently delivered a California Chrome filly on Feb. 10. The daughter of Desert God raced […]

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Undefeated Peppers Pride Confirmed In Foal To American Pharoah

Taylor Made Farm announced Friday afternoon that the undefeated New Mexico-bred mare Peppers Pride has been confirmed in foal to Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah. The announcement was made via the farm’s Facebook page. Owned by Michael Stinson and her breeder Joe Allen, the 13-year old mare holds a record of 19 wins from 19 […]

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Full Sisters Fill Out Exacta In Peppers Pride Handicap At Sunland

It’s not uncommon for stablemates to finish 1-2 in a stakes race, but it’s much rarer when they happen to be full sisters. Yet that was exactly the case when Zasha edged her stablemate and younger full sister Desert Stepper by a hard-fought head to win the 11th running of the Peppers Pride Handicap at […]

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‘Time To Get Back To Running’: Sunland Trainer Opens Up About EHV-1 Outbreak

Joel Marr is a well-respected figure around Sunland Park: he was the trainer of champion New Mexico-bred mare Peppers Pride who won all 19 of her career starts between 2005 and 2008. He is one of the many trainers who have been affected by the EHV-1 outbreak over the past month, and says he is […]

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Pepper’s Pride Sire Desert God Dies At 24

The New Mexico leading sire from 2010 through 2014, Desert God passed away on Tuesday at his owner’s farm in Abilene, Texas, according to the Daily Racing Form. An unraced son of Fappiano, Desert God is the sire of filly Pepper’s Pride, who once held the record for modern-day consecutive wins at 19. Desert God […]

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Peppers Pride ‘Still Classy’ in Retirement

Perfect. That’s what Peppers Pride was throughout her racing career, going to the post 19 times and coming home a winner each time. The New Mexico-bred mare raced from 2005 through 2008, earning $1,066,085 and winning 14 stakes races. The daughter of Desert God has been enjoying retirement, and has excelled at her new career […]

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Undefeated Peppers Pride Foals Malibu Moon Colt

Undefeated Peppers Pride is a proud mother once again. Taylor Made Farm announced that the mare gave birth to her third foal, a colt by Malibu Moon, on Feb. 22. Peppers Pride, who was undefeated in 19 starts in her home state of New Mexico, earned $1,066,085 during her career. The 10-year-old mare has a […]

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Rapid Redux gallops into history books

Rapid Redux galloped into the history books at Mountaineer Park in West Virginia with his 20th consecutive victory on Monday night, surpassing the previous modern-day North American Thoroughbred racing record of 19 wins in a row established by the once-beaten Horse of the Year, Zenyatta, and the undefeated New Mexico bred mare Peppers Pride. Ridden […]

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19 in a row: Rapid Redux grabs victory in the mud at Laurel

Robert L. Cole, Jr.’s Rapid Redux joins Zenyatta and Peppers Pride as the only horses in North American thoroughbred history to win 19 consecutive races in a row after he out stepped four starter allowance runners this afternoon at Laurel Park. “I’m kind of freaked out,” said Cole. “It was a little tougher than I […]

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Rapid Redux goes for 18 straight at Mountaineer Friday

Rapid Redux has been entered in a starter allowance race Friday night at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in West Virginia.  The five-year-old gelding will be seeking his 18th consecutive win, one shy of the North American record held by Zenyatta and Peppers Pride. Seven rivals are set to face Rapid Redux in the one-mile […]

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