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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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Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2016: Famous Moms

Half of any foal’s DNA comes from the dam, but her influence can be easy to overlook with big-name sires listed just above hers in the pedigree. Sadly, we also learned this week how delicate these foals can be with the passing of Zenyatta’s fourth foal. The birth of the foal had been celebrated here. […]

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Zoetis Presents Bloodlines: A.P. Indy’s Tapestry Of Winners

While doing some work in a stall at Lane’s End Farm, the new groom thought he heard a deep rumble coming from a nearby stall. After the third occurrence, he stuck his head out, looked up and down the broad aisle. A fellow stallion groom was sweeping an errant piece of straw back into a […]

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Longshot Family Meeting Gets Up For Jimmy Durante Victory

A 37-1 outsider, the Florida-bred Family Meeting got up late to win Saturday’s Grade III Jimmy Durante. Contested at one mile over the firm turf course at Del Mar, the $100,000 race for 2-year-old fillies was completed in 1:37.14. A solid early pace was set by Corps de Ballet, with fractions of :23.21 and :48.03. […]

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