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‘Freak’ Liam’s Map Colt Brings $1.2 Million To Top OBS Spring Sale’s Third Session

Numbers were already tracking safely ahead in both the daily and cumulative returns by the time a Liam’s Map colt lit up the board for $1.2 million near the end of Thursday’s session at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, but the seven-figure transaction ensured the upward trend would continue […]

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Seven Top A Million Guineas On Second Day Of Tattersalls December Mares Sale

The Tattersalls December Mares Sale exploded into life on Tuesday evening with seven fillies and mares realizing one million guineas (US$1,335,097) or more and a further 21 selling above 500,000 guineas ($667,548). The turnover on the second day reached a remarkable 42,534,600 guineas ($56,797,280) at an average of 218,126 guineas ($291,247) and a median of […]

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Dream Tree Consigned to 2018 Keeneland November Sale

Dream Tree, an undefeated Grade 1 stakes-winning daughter of top sire Uncle Mo, will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect by Taylor Made Sales Agency at Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale. Trained by Bob Baffert, Dream Tree has distinguished herself as one of the best fillies of her generation, counting among her […]

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Electric Book 1 Of Keeneland September Doubles Seven-Figure Horses Over First Four Days

Book 1 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale had a distinctly pre-recession feel to it during the 2018 renewal. Principals for Godolphin and Coolmore were in attendance and battling for what became a hefty ledger of seven-figure horses, throwing back to their epic battles in the early aughts, while a global variety of buyers filled […]

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Fever Officially Rules Gronkowski Out Of Kentucky Derby; Instilled Regard In

Phoenix Thoroughbreds’ Kentucky Derby hopeful Gronkowski has incurred a slight infection and will not be able make the international journey to America and participate as scheduled in the Run for the Roses. The three-year-old son of Lonhro spiked a fever over the weekend and was immediately treated with antibiotics. While the sudden illness seems minor […]

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NFL Star Gronkowski Partners With Phoenix Thoroughbreds On Derby Hopeful

Rob Gronkowski, tight end for the New England Patriots, announced Wednesday he has reached a deal with Phoenix Thoroughbreds to buy into the racehorse that shares his name. Gronkowski (the horse) is pointing to the Kentucky Derby off a win in the Burradon at Newcastle as part of the European Road to the Kentucky Derby. […]

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Dream Tree Stays Undefeated With Facile Las Virgenes Win

Heavily favored Dream Tree ran her unbeaten skein to four as she demolished five rival sophomore fillies in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes, winning by 3 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke.  Conditioned by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got a flat mile over Santa Anita’s main track in 1:39.45. […]

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Tom Ludt Joins Phoenix Thoroughbreds As Director Of U.S. Operations

Tom Ludt has joined the team at Phoenix Thoroughbreds, which emerged this year as a major player at international bloodstock auctions and won its initial American Grade 1 race last Saturday when Dream Tree captured the G1 Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos for trainer Bob Baffert. Ludt is based in the U.S. and will lead […]

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Industry Leaders Consolidate To Form Horseco Inc.

Created to develop and provide unique sales, management and retail products to the marketplace, the teams that brought you iStable, the industry’s leading stable management platform, and Starquine, the leading online sales platform currently servicing the thoroughbred industry, have collaborated to form Horseco Inc. Tom Ludt, former Breeders Cup Board Chairman, Santa Anita President, Vinery […]

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$12-Million Pegasus World Cup: My Horse Against Yours

Some people thought the late John Gaines was crazy in the early 1980s when he proposed Thoroughbred breeders fund a $10-million day of seven championship races. That idea, the Breeders’ Cup – which has grown to a two-day $25-million extravaganza – has worked out pretty well. It’s not surprising that Frank Stronach’s proposal for the […]

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