A colt by Bernardini out of Habiboo (by Unbridled's Song) sells for $725,000 to Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock agent John Ferguson.
The Unbridled's Song colt purchased for $775,000 by Dale Romans is out of the Seeking the Gold mare Dream Supreme.
Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock agent John Ferguson bought the Bernardini colt, out of the dam of grade I winner Havre de Grace. He tied the top price paid on day one of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select yearling sale.
Trainer Dale Romans bought the Unbridled's Song colt who is out of the Seeking the Gold mare Dream Supreme.
The colt's dam is the Danzig mare Dance Swifty, a full sister to Canadian champion and Horse of the Year Dance Smartly.
Two-time reigning champion Gio Ponti will take another shot at winning his second Arlington Million (gr. IT) when he faces nine rivals in the prestigious race Aug. 13 at Arlington Park.
The colt was the first yearling to break the half-million-dollar mark during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select yearling sale.
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After 10 years of stalled efforts to locate casinos in the economically depressed Catskills resort region, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says it may be time for the state to permit non-Indian casinos in New York.
For racing to succeed, it must thrive along the top line. read blog
New York Congressman Chris Gibson announced Aug. 9 he has introduced legislation, H.R. 2702, the Wire Clarification Act of 2011, to ensure internet wagering on Thoroughbred horse racing remains legal.
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Tres Borrachos' owner George Hicker is no newcomer to owning horses. read blog
The $300,000 Personal Ensign (gr. I) Aug. 28 at Saratoga remains a realistic possibility for rivals Blind Luck and Havre de Grace to meet again.
Eric Mitchell talks with Buzz Chace about the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale. Buzz provides insight on how the sale will be productive and when you will see action. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
With jockey John Velazquez aboard, Uncle Mo worked five furlongs in a bullet 1:00 1/5 Aug. 9 at Saratoga as preparations continue for his scheduled return in the Foxwood King's Bishop (gr. I) later this month.
Organizers of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation gala held Aug. 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., said the event raised about $500,000 through ticket sales and an auction of stallion seasons and travel packages.
Street Game, winner of the Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT) earlier this summer, was installed as the 8-5 favorite for the $150,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-olds Aug. 12 at Saratoga.
Veteran jockey Jorge Vargas recorded his 3,000th career victory Aug. 8 at Suffolk Downs when his mount Want Ad was elevated via disqualification to win the fourth race of the afternoon.
Eric Mitchell discusses the strong first day of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Watch Video
Simon Burgess interviews Peter Snowden, trainer for up and coming international star Sepoy (Elusive Quality - Watchful (AUS) by Danehill). Watch Video
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