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Baffert: ‘Nothing lower than the death of a horse’

Trainer Bob Baffert issued the following statement in the wake of the fatal injury suffered by Tweebster, a Grade 2-placed 5-year-old Tapit gelding who fractured his sesamoids while pulling up after a fifth-place finish as the favorite in a $12,500 claiming race at Santa Anita Park on Sunday. Tweebster, owned by Kaleem Shah Inc. and […]

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Breeding plans set for Havre de Grace, Plum Pretty

Breeding plans have been made for reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty. Both mares were purchased for a combined $14.2 million by Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm in November. According to an article in the Daily Racing Form, Havre de Grace is scheduled to visit […]

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Gainesway announces 2013 stud fees

The Beck family’s  Gainesway Farm announced the 2013 stud fees for their stallion roster. The farm will be adding two new stallions to their roster for 2013 – To Honor and Serve and Tapizar. Following are the 2013 fees for all Gainesway stallions: Afleet Alex   ($15,000)Afleet Express   ($5,000)Birdstone    ($10,000)Corinthian   ($10,000)Hat Trick   ($15,000)Orientate   ($6,500)Smoke Glacken   ($10,000)Tapit   […]

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BC Dirt Mile winner Tapizar to Gainesway

Triple Graded stakes winner Tapizar, runaway winner of last weekend’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, will enter stud in 2013 at the Beck family’s Gainesway Farm, it was announced Thursday. A three-time stakes winner this year alone, the 4-year-old is coming off an emphatic win in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile on November […]

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Champion Hansen to stand at Ashford Stud

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and Eclipse Award winner Hansen has been purchased to stand at Ashford Stud. The son of Tapit was unbeaten as a two-year-old, winning a five-and-a-half furlong maiden by 12 1/4 lengths and the Listed Kentucky Cup Juvenile by 13¼ lengths before defeating Grade 1-winning juveniles Union Rags, Creative Cause and Dullahan to […]

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2011 champion Hansen retired; stud deal sought

It was the greatest present Dr. Kendall Hansen ever received, but even Christmas doesn’t last forever. The breeder and co-owner of Hansen, the 2011 Eclipse Award winner as outstanding 2-year-old male, said his multiple graded stakes-winning namesake has officially been retired. A tendon injury was detected in Hansen’s left foreleg just three days before he […]

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Stallion Spotlight: Tapit

The Paulick Report is once again providing comprehensive coverage of the Keeneland September sale, the world’s largest Thoroughbred yearling sale.  The following segment – Stallion Spotlight – is featured in the PR Special, a unique print publication available daily on the grounds at Keeneland. One of the heirs apparent of the A.P. Indy line of […]

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$700,000 Tapit colt tops day 2 of Keeneland sale

Keeneland realized increases average and median prices during the second day of its September Yearling Sale, led by the $700,000 paid by Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables for a colt by leading sire Tapit. On Tuesday, Keeneland sold 186 horses for $32,240,000, down 1.58 percent over 2011 when 200 horses brought $32,756,500. Average price rose 5.83 percent […]

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Zenyatta confirmed in foal to Tapit

“Team Zenyatta” reported on Twitter that an ultrasound taken May 8 confirmed that 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta is in foal to Tapit, reports the Blood-Horse. Zenyatta’s first foal, a colt by Bernardini, was born March 8.

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HRTV video: Zenyatta foal update at seven weeks

It’s been seven weeks now since Zenyatta had her foal by Bernardini.  HRTV paid a visit to Lane’s End Farm this week to check up on the little guy.  Farm manager Mike Cline says he couldn’t be happier with the foal, who is “growing and getting stronger.”  Both mother and foal look happy frolicking in […]

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