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Fipke Eyes Pegasus Prize With Seeking The Soul

Seeking the Soul figures to be a price at the betting windows when the Grade 1-winning 6-year-old horse competes in Gulfstream Park’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). But owner-breeder Charles “Chuck” Fipke has made a career out of long shots. Actually two careers. Fipke, who grew up dirt poor in British Columbia in […]

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Fipke, Stewart ‘Seeking’ Clark Repeat Against Field Of Eight On Black Friday

Churchill Downs-based star Seeking the Soul is set to bid for repeat glory over his home track in Friday’s 144th running of the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (Grade I), the premier race of the historic track’s Fall Meet. The 1 1/8-mile Clark heads a duo of stakes races on the 12-race “Black […]

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Dialed In Leads Darby Dan Farm Stallion Roster At $25,000

Darby Dan Farm has set 2019 stud fees for its roster of nine stallions that will stand the upcoming breeding season, led by leading third-crop sires Dialed In and Shackleford. Dialed In will stand for $25,000 S&N and Shackleford will stand for $20,000 S&N. New to the roster for 2019 is Poseidon’s Warrior who will […]

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Seeking The Soul Bounces Back From Poor Woodward Showing, Wins Ack Ack

Charles Fipke’s homebred Seeking the Soul could be headed to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs after scoring a 1 ¼-length victory over Nice Not Nice and Giant Expectations in Saturday night’s 26th renewal of the $100,000 Ack Ack Presented by GE Appliances (Grade III) beneath the historic Twin Spires. […]

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Seeking The Soul ‘Went Well’ In Penultimate Work For Pegasus

Grade I $16 million Pegasus World Cup contender Seeking The Soul continued preparations for the lucrative event on the morning of Saturday, January 13 with a  five-furlong drill in 1:00.40, which was the second fastest of 60 moves at the distance at the Fair Grounds. Owned by Charles Fipke, the son of Perfect Soul (Ire.) went out […]

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Bloodlines: Fipke Finds Success With ‘Soul’ Matings

With a stunning victory in the Grade 1 Clark Handicap, Seeking the Soul became the second G1 winner for his sire, the veteran stallion Perfect Soul (by Sadler’s Wells). The stallion’s previous winner at the premier level is Perfect Shirl, winner of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, and in an ironic turn […]

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Tapiture To Stand For $7,500; Darby Dan Farm Releases Full 2016 Roster

Darby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2016 roster of stallions. The Lexington-based farm will again be offering various incentives programs in 2016 to provide value to breeders, including the Share The Upside Program on new stallion Sky Kingdom, and Profit Protection Program, Goldmine 20/20 Match Program, and Black-Type Bonanza Program on every […]

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Shackleford Tops Darby Dan Stud Fees for 2014

Darby Dan Farm announced fees for its 2014 roster of nine stallions, headlined by classic winner and multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Shackleford who will stand his second season for $20,000 stands and nurses. Shackleford proved to be popular with the breeders in 2013, covering 168 mares in his first book – second highest among all […]

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Derby Runner-Up Golden Soul Headlines Upcoming KY Downs Card

Golden Soul, who finished second in the Kentucky Derby, tops a full field of 14 in Wednesday’s featured race at Kentucky Downs. The race will be run as the 11th of 13 races. The program was expanded to give horsemen more racing opportunities after a lightning storm forced the cancellation of six races Wednesday. To […]

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