Articles posted January 20, 2009

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Sunshine Millions Classic Up For Grabs

Sunshine Millions Classic Up For Grabs

Hobeau Farm's homebred Delightful Kiss has been in top form for more than five months and all things being equal, the 5-year-old gelding would be the one to beat in the $1-milllion OBS Sunshine Millions Classic Jan. 24 at Gulfstream Park. But the son of Kissin Kris drew unenviable post 12 in the 1 1/8-mile main track event, severely compromising his chances of besting the other 11 rivals who will go to post.

EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted at Fair Grounds

Officials from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry and the Louisiana State Racing Commission have lifted the quarantine on a barn that had been in place since late December at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Inside Track: Folly Good Fellow

Inside Track: Folly Good Fellow

When Ruberto Racing Stable Inc. claimed Frazee's Folly in January of 2005 he was already a 9-year-old who had been through 11 different owners and won 10 of 65 lifetime starts. For most Thoroughbreds, that is a full career, and then some.

Zanjero

Zanjero

Ro Parra, owner of Millennium Farms, describes why he was attracted to Zanjero as a stallion prospect for his operation.

Student Council

Student Council

Student Council begins his stallion duties at Millennium Farms, where owner Ro Parra discusses the racing career and breeding prospects of this very durable and well-bred horse.

Sightseeing

Sightseeing

Nathan Fox, president of Richland Hills Farm, talks about Sightseeing, a son of Pulpit, and one of the farm's new stallions for 2009.

Showing Up

Showing Up

Mark Roberts, farm manager of Adena Springs South, gives a preview of the new stallion, Showing Up, standing at Adena's Florida complex.

Elite Squadron

Elite Squadron

Wintergreen Farm owner John Greely has become a big fan of his new stallion Elite Squadron, a Grade 2 winning sprinter.

Divine Park

Divine Park

Bret Jones at Airdrie Stud discusses the talents of the brilliant miler Divine Park.

Cougar Cat

Cougar Cat

Richland Hills' president Nathan Fox, who raced Cougar Cat, talks about his prospects as a stallion as he takes on that role at the farm.

Brother Derek

Brother Derek

Bret Jones of Airdrie Stud talks about the multiple Grade One winner Brother Derek, a new addition to the stallion roster at the farm

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