unbridled’s song

PR Special Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita 2-Year-Old Sale: The Influence Of Unbridled’s Song’s Buyback

Today, Fasig-Tipton launches its inaugural 2-year-olds in training sale at Santa Anita Park, and the Paulick Report is on the grounds with a special print publication. In this edition of the PR Special, Bloodstock Editor Joe Nevills tells the story of Unbridled’s Song, who was reluctantly bought back by his consignor at the 1995 Barretts […]

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Maxim Rate Determined In Senorita

Unlucky to lose going a mile and one eighth last time out, Slam Dunk Racing’s Maxim Rate got a perfect trip under Kent Desormeaux in today’s Grade III, $100,000 Senorita Stakes at Santa Anita and prevailed by a half length in game fashion. Trained by Simon Callaghan, the Kentucky-bred daughter of Exchange Rate got a […]

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Electric Forest Splashes Home On Top In Doubledogdare

Stonestreet Stables’ Electric Forest took the lead shortly after the start and repelled a couple of surges from Go Google Yourself to win the 25th running of the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons-Baird Doubledogdare (G3) for fillies and mares by three-quarters of a length before a Friday afternoon crowd of 13,957 at Keeneland. Trained by Chad Brown […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Editorial, A Climax Stallion: Top Freshman Sires Of 2018

The leading freshmen sires of 2018 were notable on a couple of counts, and not the least of these is that the leader is the Unbridled’s Song stallion Cross Traffic, sire of the likely juvenile champion filly Jaywalk and the first son of his fabled sire to lead a national sire list in North America. […]

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Bloodlines: Size And The Thoroughbred

Several times over the past weeks, readers have commented on the look of the contemporary Thoroughbred in comparison with horses of past years. In particular, readers have noted that racers today appear to have lighter bone than the horses of yesteryear who raced so successfully season after season. From my personal experience in measuring horses […]

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Long Range Toddy Leads Home Asmussen Trifecta In Clever Trevor

National Racing Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen ran 1-2-3 in the $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes on Friday night, which surprised no one. However, it was the horse that won of the three entered, Long Range Toddy, who put a jolt into the Remington Park fans and horseplayers. This 2-year-old colt by Take Charge Indy, […]

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Leofric Out-Games Prime Attraction In Fayette

Steve Landers’ Leofric proved very game to win Saturday’s G2 Hagyard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland by a head over pacesetting Prime Attraction, prevailing as the 8-5 favorite after a stretch-long battle. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for trainer Brad Cox, covered nine furlongs over the muddy main track in 1:49.87. […]

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Favorite Prime Attraction Plans To Use Fayette As Stepping Stone To G1 Clark

The 2-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (G2), the closing-day feature of Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet, is D P Racing’s Prime Attraction, who has been chasing the likes of Accelerate and Catapult back home in Southern California. Those two are expected to compete Nov. 3 in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill […]

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Leofric Leads All The Way In West Virginia Governor’s Stakes

Steve Landers’ Leofric was sent off as the even-money favorite in Saturday’s Grade 3 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer, and delivered a game front-running victory to hold on and win by a head over stablemate Term of Art at the wire. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux for Brad Cox […]

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Unique Bella Fends Off Late Run From La Force In Clement L. Hirsch

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella was favored at 1-9 for Sunday’s Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch, but German-bred La Force made a race of it at 8-1, flying late in the final eighth of a mile. Mike Smith had to drop down on Unique Bella’s back to urge her on, but the 4-year-old daughter of […]

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