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Bloodlines: Strong ‘Storm’ Lines Produce International Victories

The Storm Cat line isn’t half as dead as some would have you believe. For instance, on Sunday at the Curragh in Ireland, the Shamardal colt Pinatubo, now unbeaten in five starts, added the Group 1 National Stakes to his record and is one of his sire’s best performers ever. A top-class racehorse, Shamardal has […]

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Standard Deviation Kicks Away In Jersey Derby

Standard Deviation continued to show new life on the grass, rallying from last in a short field with an explosive move around the final turn and drawing off to score a 3¼-length victory on Sunday in the Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park. Ridden by Joe Bravo and trained by Chad Brown, Standard Deviation recorded his […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton New York-Breds Sale: Storm Cat’s ‘Loaner’ Statue

The Paulick Report is on the grounds for the two-day Fasig-Tipton sale of New York-bred yearlings in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and is pleased to offer a special print publication for the auction. In this edition of the PR Special, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills completes his series on prominent equine statues in Saratoga Springs, focusing today […]

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Breeders’ Cup Runner Up Uncle Benny Returns To Action In Wednesday’s Mahony

Following a nine-month hiatus, Grade 1-placed Uncle Benny will return to action in Wednesday’s $100,000 Mahony for 3-year-olds going 5 ½ furlongs over the Mellon turf course at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by Beach Haven Thoroughbreds, the bay son of Declaration of War won his first two career starts, breaking his maiden over the main […]

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O’Brien To Ship Trio Of Contenders For Belmont Oaks, Derby

Trainer Aidan O’Brien will be represented by multiple group winner Just Wonderful in the Grade 1, $750,000 Belmont Oaks Invitational and Blenheim Palace and Cape of Good Hope in next Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational as the first legs of the newly-minted Turf Triple series gets underway. Just Wonderful, a bay daughter […]

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Stallion Bluegrass Cat Sold To Stand In Turkey

Grade I winner and Grade I sire Bluegrass Cat has been sold to Nimet Arif Kurtel to stand at his Karacabey Boarding Stud near Izmit, Turkey; where he will join Victory Gallop, Lion Heart and Corinthian. He is scheduled to depart Ballena Vista Farm late June for Sancal Racing at Elmendorf Farm in Kentucky prior […]

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Bloodlines: Living In Galileo’s World

Another day, another Galileo classic winner. With 12 of the 13 racers in the 2019 Derby Stakes at Epsom tracing to Galileo as a son, grandson, or great-grandson, there was little doubt that more good news was brewing for the sire in the English classic. This year’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck is by Coolmore’s […]

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Bloodlines: Bricks And Mortar’s Pedigreed Courage Shines Through

Winner of the Grade 1 Pegasus Turf Invitational in his previous start, Bricks and Mortar was odds-on to win the G2 Muniz Memorial at the Fair Grounds on March 23, and the dark bay son of Giant’s Causeway (by Storm Cat) prevailed by the narrowest margin over a fellow 5-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway, Markitoff. […]

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Schramsberg, Son Of Serena’s Song, Relocates Within Alberta

Alison Clapton of Lethbridge, Alberta has acquired Schramsberg, a Grade 3-winning son of Storm Cat out of champion Serena’s Song, from Bar None Ranches in Dewinton, and will stand him at her farm for the 2019 breeding season. Schramsberg is a winner of six races at four and five, earning $394,626, with wins that included […]

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Three Chimneys’ Love And Pride Joins Cast For Foal Patrol Season 2

Love and Pride, a 10-year-old mare owned by Three Chimneys Farm in Versailles, Ky., will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online in December at www.foalpatrol.com. Bred in Kentucky by Stud TNT, Love and Pride was foaled […]

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