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‘Breed-Shaping Potential’: Omaha Beach Retired To Spendthrift Farm

Omaha Beach, War Front’s three-time Grade One-winning three-year-old of 2019, has been retired to stud at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. “Omaha Beach is doing very well and we look forward to his arrival at the farm on Monday. This is a special horse with true breed-shaping potential, and we are hopeful his impact will […]

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‘Truly Special’ Omaha Beach Will Continue To Be Evaluated Ahead Of Breeding Season

Scratched from his career swansong in the Pegasus World Cup after x-rays revealed the beginnings of a fracture in his right hind ankle, Omaha Beach is scheduled to ship to Spendthrift Farm on Monday. According to drf.com, additional x-rays will be performed when the 4-year-old son of War Front arrives, in order to ensure that Omaha Beach […]

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‘Like A Porsche’: Omaha Beach Cruises Through Final Pegasus Breeze

Omaha Beach cruised through a five-furlong work in 1:00.72 Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park, his final breeze for Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). Entries will be taken Wednesday for the $3 million Pegasus and Omaha Beach, owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farms, is expected to be the heavy morning-line favorite for the 1 […]

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‘Couldn’t Be Doing Any Better’: Champion Beholder Delivers War Front Filly

Four-time champion and three-time Breeders’ Cup winner Beholder delivered a dark bay filly by War Front Wednesday night at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington. “Beholder foaled a very nice War Front filly last night on the farm,” said Ned Toffey, General Manager at Spendthrift. “This filly is a good-sized, well-made foal, with a great shoulder and […]

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Omaha Beach Returns To The Track, ‘Looking Good’ For Pegasus

Fox Hill Farms Inc.’s Omaha Beach galloped at Gulfstream Park Friday morning in preparation for his highly anticipated career finale in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 25. “He galloped about a mile and a half this morning and looked good,” trainer Richard Mandella said. Omaha Beach’s training for the Pegasus had […]

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Omaha Beach Takes His First Jog Around Gulfstream Park

Fox Hill Farm’s Omaha Beach, an Eclipse Award finalist and three-time Grade 1 winner, took his first trip across the Gulfstream Park racetrack Saturday morning as he prepares for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) Saturday, Jan. 25. Trained by Richard Mandella, Omaha Beach arrived from California New Year’s Eve. Mandella will take a […]

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Omaha Beach Exits Malibu In Good Order, Ships To Florida On The 31st

Omaha Beach, who fulfilled expectations in his final race at Santa Anita Saturday by winning the Grade I Runhappy Malibu Stakes, came out of the race in good order and it’s on to Gulfstream Park for his final race in the Grade I, $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 25. The son of […]

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Omaha Beach Takes On Roadster, Complexity In Opening Day Malibu

The morning line favorite for this year’s Kentucky Derby, Richard Mandella’s Omaha Beach rates top billing in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Runhappy Malibu Stakes, one of four graded offerings on opening day at The Great Race Place. The Runhappy Malibu, for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs, has attracted a field of five, including this year’s Santa […]

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Omaha Beach ‘As Good As He Can Be’ For Saturday’s Malibu

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”—United States Postal Service creed. Ditto for Omaha Beach. The marquee horse on Santa Anita’s stakes-studded opening day card on Saturday is scheduled to make his penultimate start in the Grade I Runhappy Malibu Stakes […]

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Omaha Beach Lays Down Bullet Three-Furlong Work For Malibu

Fox Hill Farm’s Omaha Beach put in an impressive breeze on Sunday morning at Santa Anita Park, rolling through three furlongs in 34 seconds flat. reports the Daily Racing Form. The 3-year-old War Front colt is scheduled to run in the Grade 1 Malibu later this week, which was postponed from Thursday to Saturday by […]

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