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‘Still A Champion’: X Y Jet Noble In Golden Shaheen Defeat

Serious doubts accompanied Florida-bred X Y Jet when he entered the starting gate for the Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen on Saturday morning, but the 4-year-old son of Kantharos proved his caliber in a neck defeat to Muarrab on the wire. The Jorge Navarro-trained gelding had won his last five races in a row, but […]

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Dubai World Cup Undercard: Track Records Fall, Japanese Enjoy Very Successful Carnival

Kicking off the Dubai World Cup card’s thoroughbred races, Sheikh Saeed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s One Man Band led wire to wire to win the Group 2, $1 million Godolphin Mile in a track-record time of 1:35.21 for one mile on the dirt, winning by 4 3/4 lengths over stablemates Faulkner and Cool Cowboy. The […]

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Dubai World Cup Festival: Thursday Morning Track Notes

Approaching the 2016 renewal of the $10 million Dubai World Cup to be run this Saturday, the Dubai Racing Club has published track notes for the festival’s major contenders. Find out how the United States contingent is doing as we follow their morning routines leading up to the big races Saturday. California Chrome (World Cup) […]

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Dubai World Cup Festival: Wednesday Morning Track Notes

Approaching the 2016 renewal of the $10 million Dubai World Cup to be run this Saturday, the Dubai Racing Club has published track notes for the festival’s major contenders. Find out how the United States contingent is doing as we follow their morning routines leading up to the big races Saturday. California Chrome (World Cup) […]

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X Y Jet Part-Owner Gelfenstein Has Ties To Socialist Revolution In Venezuela

Now the minority owner of X Y Jet, who is headed to Dubai later this month to contest the Golden Shaheen, Ivan Rodriguez Gelfenstein built his state-of-the-art Gelfenstein Farms three years ago in Ocala, FL. The $20 million facility includes 76 stalls, 22 paddocks, a half-mile training track and mechanical treadmill. The Venezuelan native, who […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: New Home But Familiar Success For Jaramillo

When X Y Jet blasted through the first half-mile of the Gulfstream Park Sprint in under 44 seconds, new majority owner Gary Hartunian’s heart jumped into his throat. “What’s this horse doing?” he said out loud.    The fraction likely made the gelding’s backers nervous as well. After all, X Y Jet had four straight […]

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X Y Jet Holds On To Win Fifth Straight In Gulfstream Park Sprint

In his first start for new majority owner Rockingham Ranch, X Y Jet just held on late to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes. The 4-year-old son of Kantharos is also owned by Gelfenstein Farm, and covered the 6 1/2 furlongs in an impressive 1:15.95 on the fast main track for trainer Jorge […]

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X Y Jet Majority Interest Sold, To Target $2M Dubai Sprint

Rockingham Ranch of California has purchased the majority interest in X Y Jet from Gelfenstein Farm, with the goal of sending the 4-year-old gelding to Dubai to contest the $2 million Golden Shaheen, according to the Daily Racing Form. The Golden Shaheen is held at a distance of 1200 meters, approximately three-quarters of a mile, […]

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X Y Jet Impresses With Near-Record Performance In Sunshine Millions Sprint

Four weeks after flirting with a track record while winning the Mr. Prospector (G3), Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet returned to Gulfstream Park Saturday and did it again, overpowering seven fellow Florida-breds to take the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint. The speedy gray or roan son of Kantharos turned in a command performance in his 4-year-old […]

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X Y Jet Dominant In Frontrunning Mr. Prospector Victory

Gelfenstein Farm’s X Y Jet broke running from the gate and never looked back, soaring to a 9 ¼-length victory in the 61st running of the $100,000 Mr. Prospector (G3) Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The only sophomore in a field with six older horses, all of them multiple stakes winners including a trio of Grade […]

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