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Ami’s Mesa Takes Fourth In A Row, Sets New Track Record In Presque Isle Masters

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Mesa ran out a fourth consecutive victory in Monday’s Grade 2 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, setting a new track record in the process. Ridden by Luis Contreras for trainer Josie Carroll, the 4-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa covered 6 1/2 furlongs over the Tapeta in 1:14.68, winning win by just […]

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Dead Heat Declared At Parx After Photo Finish Equipment ‘Malfunction’

A lengthy review of the finish in Sunday’s first race at Parx resulted in a ruling that Promise the Sky and Joywave had dead-heated for the victory. There is no official photo finish for the $7,500 claiming race, because, as noted in the chart on Equibase, there was a “malfunction” of the photo finish equipment. In […]

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Sky Mesa Colt Tops Colorado’s Silver Cup Yearling Sale

Two colts consigned by Menoken Farms of Montrose drew top bids of $31,000 and $30,000, respectively, to fetch top dollar at the Silver Cup Yearling Sale, hosted by the Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association on Aug. 5. Kim Oliver signed the $31,000 ticket for Magical Star, a Sky Mesa colt out of the Touch Gold mare […]

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Ami’s Mesa Steps Up For Ontario Matron Victory

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Ami’s Mesa showed a big turn of foot to take Saturday’s G3 Ontario Matron Stakes at Woodbine, rallying the length of the stretch to catch runaway leader Ice Festival and beating that rival to the wire by three-quarters of a length. The 4-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa, ridden by Luis Contreras, earned […]

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Happy Mesa Last-To-First In Near-Record Hilltop Performance

Great Point Stables, Highclere America, and Zoom and Fish Stable’s Happy Mesa was the last-to-first victress of Friday’s $100,000 Hilltop Stakes, giving jockey Javier Castellano a natural hat trick on the afternoon. The 3-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa covered a mile over Pimlico’s firm turf course in 1:33.61, just one-fifth of a second off the […]

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Owner-Breeder-Trainer Dallas Stewart Points ‘Scary Good’ Saint’s Fan To Lecomte

Amid all the buzz of Louisiana-bred greats Sunbean and String King running — and ultimately falling short — in their respective Louisiana Champions Day races, the real story by day’s end was arguably that of Dallas Stewart’s Saint’s Fan, who was an impressive victor in the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile. Winning for the second […]

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Champion Dynamic Sky To Stand At Shannondoe Farm

John Oxley’s Sovereign Award champion Dynamic Sky has been retired and will enter stud at the Everatt family’s Shannondoe Farm in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. He will stand for a fee of $4,000 (Canadian funds), stands and nurses. Stakes-placed in his two-year-old debut, Dynamic Sky won the subsequent Vandal Stakes at Woodbine before a strong […]

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Three Chimneys Releases 2017 Stallion Roster, Fees

Three Chimneys Farm today announced its 2017 Stallion Fees, with all fees remaining unchanged with the exception of Sky Mesa. “We have been delighted with the response from breeders to the reinvigorated roster at Three Chimneys, and our commitment to making sure we price them competitively so that our clients can be successful in the […]

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Thundering Sky Surprises In Belmont’s Pebbles

Thundering Sky overtook Believe in Bertie in midstretch to post her first stakes victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Pebbles for 3-year-old fillies on the Widener turf at Belmont Park. The Matthew Schera-owned Thundering Sky registered first career turf win in completing the one-mile course in 1:33.47. Trained by George Weaver, the daughter of Sky Mesa stayed […]

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My Impression Leaves A Big One In Commonwealth Oaks

Stuart S. Janney III’s homebred My Impression left a big impression on Laurel Park racegoers Saturday afternoon, exploding up the rail in the stretch to win the G3 Commonwealth Oaks by 3 1/4 lengths. The sophomore daughter of Sky Mesa, ridden by Jose Ortiz, covered nine furlongs over the firm turf in 1:46.57 for trainer […]

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