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Calumet Farm Releases 2019 Fees, With Newcomer Ransom The Moon

Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster, including newcomer Ransom the Moon. Ransom the Moon, a son of leading sire Malibu Moon will stand for $7,500 LFSN. As the only Grade 1 winning sprinting son of Malibu Moon to go to stud, Ransom the Moon offers breeders […]

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Dual Grade 1 Winner Ransom The Moon Retired With Pastern Injury

Two-time winner of the Grade 1 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar, 6-year-old Ransom the Moon has officially been retired from racing. According to drf.com, the son of Malibu Moon was found to have a pastern injury, which would preclude him from making a scheduled start in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs. “We felt […]

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Roy H Repeats In Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Roy H, the Eclipse Award-winning sprinter of 2017, defended his crown in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship on Saturday at Santa Anita, winning the six-furlong dash by 2 3/4 lengths in 1:09.09 under Paco Lopez. The 6-year-old gelding by More Than Ready paid $4 to win as the […]

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Weekend Lineup: Fall Stars

Fall Stars Weekend at Keeneland offers four “Win and You’re In” races for the Breeders’ Cup on Saturday, and another three on Sunday. Across the world, there are a total of 17 challenge races offering expenses-paid berths to the World Championships next month at Churchill Downs. Some of the highlights include the G1 Shadwell Turf […]

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Equibase Analysis: Round Five Between Roy H, Ransom The Moon In Sprint Championship?

The Grade 1, $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship brings together a quintet of top sprinters but the spotlight will be the rubber match between Roy H and Ransom the Moon, who have faced off against each other four times previously, each horse coming away with two wins. Ransom the Moon comes into the race off […]

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Roy H, Ransom The Moon Renew Rivalry In Santa Anita Sprint Championship

Top sprinters Roy H and Ransom the Moon will renew their rivalry as they head a field of five 3-year-olds and up going six furlongs in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship, which is a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” qualifier to the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Sprint on Nov. 3 at […]

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Ransom The Moon To Stand At Calumet Farm In 2019

Multiple Grade 1 winner Ransom The Moon (Malibu Moon – Count to Three by Red Ransom) will stand at Calumet Farm for the 2019 breeding season. “As the only Grade 1-winning sprinting son of Malibu Moon to go to stud, Ransom the Moon offers breeders with a dirt-speed option on an incredible sire line. Since […]

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Pat O’Brien: Ransom The Moon Will Not Run, Roy H Also Doubtful

Reigning Breeders’ Cup Sprint champion Roy H and Ransom the Moon, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Bing Crosby Stakes, are potential scratches from Saturday’s Grade II $200,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes, their trainers said Friday morning. If so – and notifications aren’t required until close to post time – the seven-furlong event will lose considerable […]

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Battle Of Midway Aiming For Grade 2 In ‘Unexpected Comeback’, Facing Roy H And Ransom The Moon

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer opted to make Saturday’s Grade 2 $200,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes the first race in the unexpected comeback of 2017 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Battle of Midway. And with the entry of the 4-year-old son of Smart Strike – along with those of Catalina Cruiser, Ransom the Moon, Roy […]

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Ransom The Moon, Roy H Rivalry Just Getting Started

The 1-2 finish by Ransom the Moon and Roy H on Saturday was a repeat of the 2017 Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar, although the way it played out was very different. Ransom the Moon was never worse than fourth in a field of nine in 2017 and was cleverly guided by jockey […]

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