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‘Kind’ Good Magic Filling A Void For Exercise Rider Malasquez

Walter Malasquez, Good Magic’s exercise rider, is a newbie to the Triple Crown scene. When he went to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with Good Magic, the eventual runner-up to Justify, he had never been to Churchill Downs with a Derby starter. Now the Peruvian native finds himself in the same position as the Preakness (G1) […]

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Declaration Of War’s Olmedo Bags French 2,000 Guineas Amid Controversy

A controversial Sunday of racing at Longchamp saw the Jean-Claude Rouget-trained Olmedo capture the Group 1 French 2,000 Guineas under Cristian Demuro, reports racingpost.com. The 3-year-old son from the first crop of Ashford Stud’s Declaration Of War (War Front) came from well off the pace to nose out a pair of rivals at the finish, earning […]

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Updated: Zenyatta Loses 2018 Into Mischief Foal, Mare ‘Bounced Back Well’

An official Equineline mare produce record indicated late Wednesday that Zenyatta has lost her 2018 foal by Into Mischief. Equineline noted the foal, which had been due this spring, has been aborted. Zenyatta’s connections updated her blog Friday morning, revealing the abortion happened mid-April and was caused by low grade placentitis which caused “premature placental […]

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War Front Colt Hammers At $725,000 To Top Thursday OBS Spring Session

Hip No. 888, Battle of Algiers, a bay colt by War Front consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, went to Narvick International, Agent for Katsumi Yoshida, for $725,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Out of graded stakes winner River Belle (GB), by […]

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Lull Holds On For Honey Fox Score

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s homebred Lull, making her first start finishing fifth in the Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar in November, set a fast pace and had just enough at the finish to hold off Res Ipsa and win Saturday’s $250,000 Honey Fox (G3) at Gulfstream Park on Florida Derby Day. A 4-year-old daughter of War […]

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Bloodlines: War Front’s Future As A Sire Of Sires?

The next step in the evolution of a stallion’s reputation, from becoming a leading freshman sire to a leading sire, is to become a leading sire of stallions. Each step in a stallion’s rise to prominence is challenging, the barriers to success increase in difficulty, and the outcome is not easily evaluated till years have […]

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Compelled Comes From Behind For Mardi Gras Score

len Hill Farms’ Compelled fired off the bench to take the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Fat Tuesday feature- the $75,000 Mardi Gras Stakes, which is run at five-and-a-half furlongs for fillies and mares on the Stall-Wilson Turf Course. Trained by Tom Proctor and ridden to victory by Corey Lanerie, the 4-year-old daughter of War Front came from […]

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Looking For A Name: Peace And Justice’s First Foal A Super Bowl Filly

Peace And Justice, a three-time winning miler and the fastest son of top international sire, and emerging sire of sires, War Front standing in Pennsylvania, welcomed his first foal into the world last night. The filly was born during the second half of the Super Bowl at Northview Stallion Station’s PA Division in Peach Bottom, […]

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Pin Oak Lane Farm Adds Royal Artillery, Almasty To 2018 Stallion Roster

Two stallions have taken up residence at Dr. William Solomon’s Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom, Pa., to stand their first seasons in 2018. The most recent arrival is Royal Artillery, a 5-year-old son of top sire and rising sire of sires War Front. Owned by a partnership between Crystal Lane Racing and Pin […]

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Royal Artillery To Stand At Pin Oak Lane Farm In 2018

Royal Artillery, a group 3 winner in England, has been retired to stand at Dr. William Solomon’s Pin Oak Lane near New Freedom, Pa., in a deal brokered by Sean Nix of Crystal Lane Racing. The son of War Front will stand for $4,000. Royal Artillery was the second-highest-priced weanling at the 2013 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky […]

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