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Race Day Filly Captures Debut By 10 1/2 Lengths To Become Sire’s First Winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Race Day was represented by his first winner on Saturday when his 2-year-old filly Gee She Sparkles won on debut at Lone Star Park in a maiden special weight race. Campaigned by owners GFB Racing and trainer Danny Pish, the gray filly took over on the turn and drew away with […]

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First Crop Snapshot: Lord Nelson’s Debut Foals Stretch Their Legs

The North American breeding season is winding down to its final weeks of 2019, but the first crop of Spendthrift Farm’s Lord Nelson are just starting on their own journeys to grow themselves and the reputation of their sire. Not only has the population of Lord Nelson’s foals continued to grow as spring turns into […]

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Gin And Platonic First Winner For Classic-Placed Medal Count

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Medal Count was represented by his first winner when his two-year-old colt Gin and Platonic won on debut at Monmouth Park in a $48,600 Maiden Special Weight race on dirt. Campaigned by owner Mr. Amore Stable and trainer Kelly Breen, the bay colt overcame his rail post with a sharp break […]

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Spendthrift Farm, Empire Racing Club Strike Deal To Race Can The Man Filly

The Empire Racing Club has entered into an agreement with Spendthrift Farm to campaign a filly bred by the Lexington, Ky., nursery this year. By Spendthrift stallion Can The Man, the unnamed 2-year-old is out of graded-producer Five Star Daydream, making her a half-sister to last season’s Grade 3 Beaumont Stakes winner Gas Station Sushi, […]

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Street Sense Colt Fastest On First Day Of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Under-Tack Show

The first day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale under-tack show was delayed two hours due to inclement weather in the preceding days, but a Street Sense colt made up for lost time with the fastest work of the day at a quarter-mile. Covering the distance in :21 4/5 seconds at the Maryland […]

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Bolt D’Oro To Become ‘Highest-Profile Stallion’ Shuttling To Spendthrift Australia

Bolt d’Oro (USA), the multiple Group 1-winning millionaire by Medaglia d’Oro and a leading U.S. two-year-old of 2017, will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia to stand the upcoming breeding season. A service fee has been set at $13,750 Inc. GST which will be payable on live foal terms. “Bolt d’Oro will be the highest-profile stallion to […]

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My Good Girl Is First Winner For Spendthrift Farm’s Danza

Danza, winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, got his first winner on May 1 when the 2-year-old filly My Good Girl scampered to a dominating 7 ¾-length win in a 4 ½-furlong maiden special weight race at Indiana Grand. Despite veering at the start, My Good Girl quickly recovered to take the lead and […]

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First Crop Snapshot: Lord Nelson’s April Foals ‘Everything I Expected’

Lord Nelson’s debut crop of foals continues to grow as April rolls into May, and the patterns of what the son of Pulpit is instilling into his foals is becoming more and more apparent. Aside from his distinctive chestnut coat, many of Lord Nelson’s foals have been getting their sire’s length, which they put on […]

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Spendthrift Farm Acquires Breeding Rights To Omaha Beach

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has entered into an agreement with Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm to acquire the breeding rights to Grade 1 Arkansas Derby winner and Kentucky Derby contender Omaha Beach. “First, I’d like to thank Rick Porter for the opportunity to stand such a special horse as Omaha Beach,” said Hughes. “We […]

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First Starter Marks First Winner For Spendthrift’s Wicked Strong

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Wicked Strong was represented by his first winner in the opener Sunday at Keeneland when his two-year-old filly Secretly Wicked won on debut in a $60,000 Maiden Special Weight race. Owned and trained by Jack Hancock, the chestnut filly overhauled the pacesetter on the turn and proved best in the stretch […]

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