Hot second-crop sire Into Mischief is proving the value of Spendthrift Farm's breeding incentive program called "Share the Upside."Monday, January 07, 2013
The first session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale registered improved gross and average compared with the first session last year as 201 horses sold for $15,331,400, up 10.04%. Average price improved 14.42%.Monday, January 07, 2013
A Distorted Humor colt fetched the highest price of any newly turned yearling on the first day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 7 in Lexington.Monday, January 07, 2013
While they did not draw the interest Plum Pretty garnered in November, two of the three half sisters to the 2011 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner sold on the opening day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.Monday, January 07, 2013
Big Tiz, a grade I stakes-placed daughter of Tiznow, brought $600,000 during the later portion of the Jan. 7 session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.Monday, January 07, 2013
Ramblings about pari-mutuel takeout rates, handle, slots, data, and whatever else.Monday, January 07, 2013
New Year's Day has come and gone and that means the race for the Kentucky Derby has begun. Some are ready to become immersed in it, while others aren't quite ready to smell the roses and taste the mint juleps this early.Monday, January 07, 2013
Nick Nicholson, who retired as president of Keeneland in September of last year, will receive the Eclipse Award of Merit for his leadership and achievements on behalf of the Thoroughbred industry, officials said Jan. 7.Monday, January 07, 2013
Potesta and Princess Arabella brought $800,000 and $725,000, respectively during the first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 7.Monday, January 07, 2013
AmWest Entertainment will deliver the Dubai World Cup Carnival and the Dubai World Cup program for wagering in North and South America for the fourth consecutive season.Monday, January 07, 2013
For awhile it appeared that Eric Kronfeld was snakebit when it came to his grade I stakes-winning mare Nereid. But the mare lit up the bid board at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, selling for $1.3 million.Monday, January 07, 2013
Mike Lauffer, who bred and raced Shackleford in partnership with Bill Cubbedge, said the partners are looking for mares at the Keeneland sale to mate to the 2011 Preakness winner.Monday, January 07, 2013
American Oaks Stakes (gr. IT) winner Nereid brought the highest price so far at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she fetched a final bid of $1.3 million.Monday, January 07, 2013
Finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Awards were announced Jan 5, with Fort Larned, I'll Have Another, and Wise Dan leading the 17 categories as nominees for Horse of the Year.Monday, January 07, 2013
Gitchee Goomie, a grade III-winning daughter of City Zip, was the first horse to bring six figures at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she brought a final bid of $250,000 from Frank Stronach's Adena Springs.Monday, January 07, 2013
Embur's Song, the Canadian champion who was expected to attract strong buyer attention at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, has been withdrawn from the Lexington auction that runs from Jan. 7-11.Monday, January 07, 2013
Extra scrutiny has been focused this year on the responsibilities and ethical standards expected from veterinarians who dispense medication to racehorses.Monday, January 07, 2013
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Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
Jockey: Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Owner: Hornung, P., Martin, E., Lukas, D., Davis, W., Miller, D. and Shade, M.
Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
Owner: GoldMark Farm, LLC and Whisper Hill Farm
Jockey: Rosie Napravnik
Trainer: Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner: Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Trainer: Edward Plesa, Jr.
Owner: Trilogy Stable and Plesa, Laurie
Jockey: John R. Velazquez
Trainer: Doug F. O'Neill
Owner: W. C. Racing, Kenney, Dave and RAP Racing
Jockey: Kevin Krigger
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Owner: Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
Jockey: Martin Garcia
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Owner: WinStar Farm LLC
Jockey: Calvin H. Borel