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Four-Time Group 1 Winner Roaring Lion Recovering From Colic Surgery

Roaring Lion was admitted to Cambridge Equine Veterinary Hospital early Saturday morning for colic surgery. Released from quarantine at 6.00 am, he had spent 15 minutes in his paddock at Cambridge Stud in New Zealand when symptoms of colic were noted. He was transferred to Cambridge Equine Hospital immediately and underwent emergency surgery. Thanks to […]

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Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Dies At 13

Three-time international Group 1 winner, Dunaden, best known for his victory in Australia’s most famous race, the G1 Melbourne Cup, died at Overbury Stud in England yesterday due to complications following a paddock accident. Purchased privately as a 4-year-old by David Redvers on behalf of Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock in 2010, Dunaden would go on […]

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Roaring Lion ‘In Tremendous Shape,’ Pre-Entered For Breeders’ Cup Classic And Turf

Four-time Group 1 winner Roaring Lion has exited his victory in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on Champions Day in great shape, according to The 3-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy is expected to retire to stud for the 2018 season, but owner Sheikh Fahad has one more start in mind: Roaring Lion has been pre-entered […]

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Roaring Lion Runs Down Saxon Warrior In Irish Champions

Roaring Lion was very game late to run down Saxon Warrior in Saturday’s Group 1 Irish Champions Stakes at Leopardstown, reports The 3-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy, ridden by Oisin Murphy and trained by John Gosden, defeated his rival for the fourth time in six meetings. “I had a lot of belief in the horse, […]

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Qatar Racing Purchases Half-Interest In Dubai World Cup Contender Neolithic

According to a Starlight Racing press release, the ownership group has reached an agreement to sell a half interest in Dubai World Cup contender Neolithic to Qatar Racing. Neolithic, a 4-year-old son of former Starlight Racing color-bearer Harlan’s Holiday, exits a third-place finish in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 28 […]

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World’s Leading Stallion: Japan’s Deep Impact

Deep Impact leads the world stallion standings by progeny earnings for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Thoroughbred Racing Commentary. Standing in Japan, he closes 2015 with the equivalent of $60.5 million in earnings, more than $13 million in front of the runner-up. By comparison, America’s leading sire Tapit had progeny earnings of $18,307,469 […]

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Tattersalls December: Just the Judge Sets Record at 4.5 Million Guineas

The Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Just the Judge became the highest priced filly in British auction history when selling to Sheikh Fahad and the China Horse Club for 4,500,000 guineas. The second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale saw a total of 173 lots sell for 29,188,595 guineas, at an average of 168,720 guineas and […]

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Yearlings by Deep Impact Top JRHA Select Sale

Two-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact had a huge impact on the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale July 14, with six of the top 10 highest-priced yearlings sold being offspring of the stallion. The sale-topper was Hip 53, a colt by Deep Impact out of British Group 1 winner, Listen, which sold […]

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Messara Leads the Charge for ‘Formula One-Type’ World Series of Racing

With Royal Randwick’s inaugural international racing festival approaching in April, many of the top international Thoroughbred owners and trainers are pushing for an intercontinental, Formula One-type horse racing series. Joined by the influential racehorse owner and chairman of the Australian Racing Board John Messara, supporters are pushing for a uniform process that would make it easier for the […]

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