winchell thoroughbreds

Good Magic Arrives At Pimlico; ‘Icabad Crane-Looking’ Tenfold Eases Through Final Breeze

Good Magic, the Kentucky Derby runner-up, became the first horse of the prospective Preakness field to arrive at Pimlico Race Course Monday morning. Traveling in a Sallee Horse van, which left New York at 6 a.m., the Chad Brown-trained Good Magic was unloaded at the Pimlico stakes barn at approximately 10:50 a.m. Several photographers and a local NBC affiliate […]

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Asmussen Considering Tenfold For Preakness; Brisset ‘Wouldn’t Trade’ Classic Chance With Quip

Steve Asmussen, trainer of Preakness winners Curlin (2007) and Rachel Alexandra (2009), said Monday that Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Tenfold is “probable” for the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. Tenfold, a son of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, was fifth in the Arkansas Derby (G1) in his third career start after winning his first two races at Oaklawn. Tenfold […]

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Sentient Jet Bringing Awareness To ‘Homes For Our Troops’ Through Combatant Derby Sponsorship

Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company and the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve®, Longines Kentucky Oaks®, and Churchill Downs Racetrack® is pleased to announce it will sponsor Combatant for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby in an effort to generate awareness and support for Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization championed by Combatant’s ownership group – […]

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UAE Derby: Asmussen-Trained Reride Taking ‘Undiscovered Road’ To Kentucky Derby

It has been one year and seems like only yesterday that the two best dirt horses in the world came storming down the stretch in the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Arrogate collared Gun Runner and drove past to an epic victory, but the latter’s connections – trainer Steve Asmussen and part-owner […]

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Champion Gun Runner’s First Two Mares Scanned In Foal

2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner has wasted little time in transitioning from the racetrack to the breeding shed, with Graded Stakes producer But for Money (dam of Graded Stakes winner and Grade 1 placed Eskenformoney) and Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapped (a full sister to Champion Untapable) both being confirmed in foal today. They are […]

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Champion Untapable Delivers Colt By Frankel

Eclipse Award winner Untapable delivered her first foal, a chestnut colt by Frankel, in England Feb. 17. David Fiske, manager for Winchell Thoroughbreds, was the first to report the news via Twitter. According to the Daily Racing Form, Untapable will remain in England and will be bred back to Frankel. Untapable was named champion 3-year-old filly of […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Gun Runner, New For 2018

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are entering stud in 2018. This week’s spotlight stallion is Gun Runner, a 5-year-old son of Candy Ride that is standing his […]

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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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