Articles posted October 7, 2009

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Pivotal Filly, Galileo Colt Bring Top Prices

Pivotal Filly, Galileo Colt Bring Top Prices

The only yearling by the ill-fated George Washington attracted the most attention leading up to the Oct. 7 second day of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale but it was a daughter of Pivotal and a son of Galileo that stole the show.

Luck Tends to Strike

Luck Tends to Strike

MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter

A multi-generation affinity of his female family with Mr. Prospector-line sires might have championship repercussions as Lookin At Lucky prepares for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile this fall.

Only Known Foal of GW Sells For About $535K

Only Known Foal of GW Sells For About $535K

Almost two years after George Washington was fatally injured in the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic " Powered by Dodge (gr. I), his only known foal, a filly out of the Rainbow Quest mare Flawlessly, was bought for 320,000 guineas (approximately $535,000) by Peter Doyle Bloodstock at the Tattersalls October yearling sale.

Essay Contest Winner to Get Free WEG Trip

To celebrate the important bond between horses and owners and the many ways horses touch lives, Legend by Bayer Animal Health has teamed with global equestrian champion Ashlee Bond to launch the Enjoy the Ride essay contest.

HRRN Plans Keeneland Programming

HRRN Plans Keeneland Programming

The Horse Racing Radio Network will broadcast live from Keeneland each racing day during the fall meet beginning Friday, Oct. 9, to provide live coverage of Keeneland's feature races.

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