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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga NY-Bred Sale: Storm Cat’s Rise And Influence On The Breed

This PR Special for the first session of the two-night Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-Bred Yearling Sale chronicles the career of Storm Cat, who has had a major influence on the Thoroughbred breed, including in New York where his son Freud is the leading sire. It’s part of the “Success Beyond Expectations” series authored by Eclipse Award-winning writer Natalie […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Storm Cat Line Produces Sophomore Sweep

Somewhere in horse heaven, Storm Cat is gloating. His branch of the Northern Dancer line hung up big wins over the weekend in the two most important stakes for 3-year-old colts, the Grade 1 Haskell at Monmouth Park and the G2 Jim Dandy at Saratoga. At the Spa on Saturday, Good Samaritan (by Harlan’s Holiday) ran […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: The Man Behind Storm Cat

Ric Waldman has devoted his life to understanding Thoroughbred bloodlines, what it takes to make a great racehorse and how to manage top sires. Waldman had the privilege of being connected to two of the most popular sires in history. As syndicate manager for E.P. Taylor’s Windfields Farm, Waldman oversaw the retirement of the legendary […]

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Irap Does It Again: Reddam’s Colt Annihilates Indiana Derby Field

Best known as the colt who broke his maiden in the G2 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, J. Paul Reddam’s Irap has now won back-to-back graded stakes, scoring in both the Ohio and Indiana Derbies. The 3-year-old son of Tiznow was forced wide all the way around the oval at Indiana Grand on Saturday night, […]

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‘Like A Dream’: Tacher Celebrates Puerto Rican Triple Crown With Justiciero

Marc Tacher considers the journey: thirty years, dozens of horses who have cost as much as $100,000, opportunities missed and dreams shattered. And now this. “It’s unreal,” said Tacher, whose 3-year-old colt Justiciero became Puerto Rico’s 12th Triple Crown champion last week with a victory in the Copa San Juan (G1) at Camarero. “It’s like a […]

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Un Propietario Viviendo Un Sueño: Justiciero Logra La Triple Corona De Puerto Rico

Marc Tacher entiende el camino recorrido. Treinta años, docenas de caballos que le han costado hasta $100,000, oportunidades perdidas y sueños rotos. Y ahora esto. “Es increible,” dijo Tacher, propietario del tresañero Justiciero, convertido en el décimo segundo Triplecoronado de Puerto Rico al ganar la Copa San Juan (G1) en el Hipódromo Camarero la semana […]

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Satono Aladdin Springs Thrilling Upset In Yasuda Kinen, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Satono Aladdin landed his first G1 title by capturing this year’s Yasuda Kinen as seventh favorite in a full field of 18 runners. A part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” series, the Yasuda Kinen victory earned Satono Aladdin an expenses-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Mile this fall at Del Mar. […]

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Bloodlines: Lockdown’s Future Appears Wide Open

The 2017 Busanda Stakes at Aqueduct is named for a mare who was born 70 years ago. By Triple Crown winner War Admiral (by Man o’ War) and out of the Blue Larkspur mare Businesslike, Busanda was bred by Ogden Phipps from some of the exceptional stock that he acquired from the estate of E.R. […]

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Millionaire Sahara Sky Retired, To Stand In Indiana

G1 winner Sahara Sky has been retired, according to bloodhorse.com. The 8-year-old son of Pleasant Tap earned more than $1.1 million over the course of his lengthy career, and will stand at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper’s R Star Stallions in Indiana for 2017. Co-owned by trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, Kim Lloyd, and MB Stallions, Sahara […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Woodbine: Almanzor Accelerates To World Class Status

With his victory in the Champion Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, Almanzor reaffirmed a margin of superiority over Found (by Galileo), who had been second to Almanzor in the G1 Irish Champion Stakes before she won the G1 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. There is a strong possibility that Found now needs 12 furlongs to […]

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