Esther Marr talks with Mt. Brilliant farm owner Greg Goodman and farm manager Jody Alexander, and Ted Voute of Clearsky Farm, about their A.P. Indy yearling fillies to be sold at the September Sale. watch video
Owner Glen Todd pulled out all the stops in an effort to claim his first British Columbia Derby with a three-horse entry that went off at 2-5 odds, but it wasn't enough to stop high-stepping Second City Sept. 9 at Hastings.
Esther Marr talks with Mt. Brilliant farm owner Greg Goodman and farm manager Jody Alexander, and Ted Voute of Clearsky Farm, about their A.P. Indy yearling fillies to be sold at the September Sale. Mt. Brilliant Farm's A.P. Indy is Hip 198 and Clearsky Farm has Hip 91. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Gulfstream Park opened its second floor casino early on the evening of Sept. 9. The casino had been closed since Sept. 2 when a breach in a 13,000 gallon aquarium caused extensive water damage.
Buyers from across the United States and around the world will converge upon Keeneland for the opening of its prestigious September Yearling Sale on Monday.
Here is a list of horses in the Keeneland September sale's select session that could command the big bucks.
Hessonite registered a 5 1/4-length romp in the $150,000 John Hettinger Stakes and Lubash outlasted favored Compliance Officer in the $150,000 Ashley T. Cole Stakes, both for New York-breds, Sept. 9 at Belmont Park.
Marking the end of an era in the Thoroughbred marketplace, the final yearlings by A.P. Indy are being offered at public auction.
Dolphus Morrison's Gold Edge, heroine of Saturday's Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Lassie at Chicago's northwest suburban oval, came out of her race in good order and was doing well Sunday morning, according to trainer Lon Wiggins.
When Bombaguia was headed by Air Support at the wire in Saturday's Grade 2 Bowling Green, it marked the third consecutive time trainer John Kimmel wound up on the losing side of a photo in a stakes.
Keep the select portion of the Keeneland September sale or do away with it? Read what auction participants had to say.
Uncaptured remained unbeaten in four starts as a 2-year-old with a smart 3 1/4-length victory over three opponents in the $172,565 Swynford Stakes Sept. 9 at Woodbine.
- By Esther Marr
Esther Marr asks Keeneland's Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell, about A.P. Indy and interest in horses prior to the sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. watch video
As the start of the Keeneland September yearling sale approached, people expressed more anticipation than trepidation about the market's prospects. Read what they had to say.
Samitar, winner of the Group 1 Irish One Thousand Guineas, was previously trained by Mick Channon, who sent the filly out for her North American debut in the Grade 2 Lake George Stakes on July 25 at Saratoga, a race Brown watched with interest. The three-year-old Rock of Gibraltar filly endured an eventful trip and was third in a blanket finish where less than 1 1/2 lengths separated the top six.
Stonestreet Stables' homebred Dreaming of Julia romped by an eye-popping 16 1/4 lengths in Sunday's $83,300 Meadow Star Stakes at Belmont Park, serving up a ferocious case of what-might-have-been. Exactly one week ago, the smashing debut winner had been withdrawn from last Sunday's Grade 1 Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga, where her entrymate Teen Pauline could do no better than a tiring third. The unambiguous result of the Meadow Star begs the question of how Dreaming of Julia would have handled the Spinaway.
Esther Marr asks Keeneland's Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell, about A.P. Indy and interest in horses prior to the September sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Sky Lantern charged past the leaders with just over a furlong to run and drew off to score an upset win the $290,500 Moyglare Stud Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh Sept. 9.
Kentucky Downs saw a significant increase in wagering as its brief meet got underway Sept. 8 in Franklin, Ky.
Jockey Junior Alvarado was released from North Shore University Hospital late Saturday evening with a non-displaced fracture of his right clavicle, according to the jockey advocate for the New York Racing Association (NYRA).
Jockey Junior Alvarado was released from North Shore University Hospital late Saturday evening with a non displaced fracture.
Trickey Trevor, a grade II winner at Churchill Downs, sired his first winner when his 2-year-old daughter Finding More won at Woodbine Sept. 8.
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