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Top-Priced Frankel Colt Starts Zayat Stables’ ‘Global Expansion’

Zayat Stables gained its first Irish winner Wednesday with the much-anticipated start of Old Glory, who won his first race in a hand ride under Donnacha O’Brien at Naas. Old Glory, who is by top runner and sire Frankel, was the most expensive yearling sold in Ireland last year at over $1.88 million. According to […]

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Keeneland September Sale Surpasses 2017 Gross Sales On Seventh Day

Demand for Thoroughbred racehorses continued Monday at Keeneland when cumulative gross sales of $326,287,200 through seven sessions of the 13-day September Yearling Sale exceeded total sales of $307,845,400 for last year’s entire 12-day sale. On Monday, the first day of Book 3, Keeneland sold 289 yearlings for $22,360,500, up 21.62 percent from the corresponding session last year when […]

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Half-Brother To Belmont Winner Creator Tops Sunday’s Trade At Keeneland September

The close of Book 2 at the Keeneland September carried on a continued run of accelerated trade that put the auction on the precipice of surpassing last year’s final gross in just six sessions. With six days in the books, a total of 1,144 horses changed hands for $303,926,700, up 19 percent from the same […]

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Gidu Prepares For Royal Ascot With Paradise Creek Victory

Zayat Stables’ Gidu didn’t disappoint as the 2-5 favorite, earning a victory in the $100,000 Paradise Creek for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs on the turf Saturday at Belmont Park. Breaking from post 5 with Hall of Famer John Velazquez in the irons, Gidu stalked comfortably in third position as Masked led the field of six […]

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Zayat Stables Hopes Solomini Takes Familiar Route To Kentucky Derby

Justin Zayat said job requirements will keep him from attending the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds Saturday at Oaklawn. He’ll be watching, though. That’s because Zayat’s family co-owns 3-2 program favorite Solomini, who will be making his 2018 debut in the 1 1/16-mile major Kentucky Derby prep race. “It’s killing me, but hopefully I can make […]

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OBS March: Scat Daddy Filly, Pioneerof the Nile Colt Top First Session

Hip No. 141, a daughter of Scat Daddy consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, was sold to Phoenix Thoroughbreds III for $875,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2018 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown filly, whose eighth in :9 4/5 was co-fastest […]

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Solomini’s Sophomore Debut Delayed After Spiking Temperature

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Solomini, who was most recently disqualified from victory in the G1 Los Alamitos Futurity in December, has had his 3-year-old debut delayed slightly after spiking a temperature over the weekend. The Daily Racing Form reports that the son of Curlin was being pointed to the G3 Robert Lewis Stakes Feb. 3. “He was […]

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American Pharoah Statue To Be Unveiled At Oaklawn Park On Jan. 11

As a lasting tribute to the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, who began his historic campaign at Oaklawn, the track will unveil a life-size bronze statue of American Pharoah Thursday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. Oaklawn opens for its 114th live racing season Jan. 12 with a special 12:30 p.m. first post. Zayat Stables LLC.’s American Pharoah, trained by Hall […]

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9-Year-Old Prayer For Relief Retired To Stand In Florida

Farm Owners Joe and Helen Barbazon are excited to announce the addition of recently retired multiple graded stakes-winner, Prayer for Relief, to the  stallion roster at Pleasant Acres Stallions in Morriston, Florida, for the 2017 breeding season. Stud fee is $3,500. “Prayer for Relief arrived yesterday and what a terrific looking young horse! We are […]

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Millionaire Mr. Z At Owner’s Calumet Farm

Ohio Derby winner Mr. Z, a 5-year-old son of Malibu Moon who has compiled over $1 million in earnings while winning two of 25 starts, has been vanned from the Oaklawn Park barn of trainer D. Wayne Lukas to owner Brad Kelley’s Calumet Farm in Lexington. Mr. Z began his career racing in the colors of Zayat Stable […]

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