Ciaran Dunne's Wavertree Stables has led all consignors of 2-year-olds in training in gross sales for consecutive years. The Ocala, Fla.-based operation generates results with quantity and quality.
Todd Pletcher-trained Vinceremos dug in gamely in deep stretch to hold off a stiff challenge from his more highly regarded stablemate Harpoon to win the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs Feb. 1.
Grade I winner Graydar, Unbridled's Song's undefeated top older horse of 2013, has been retired from racing to stand at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Stallions in Nicholasville, Ky. as property of a syndicate.
In his first start back from injury, Graydar spurted to the early lead and held on to win the $400,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II) by three-quarters of a length over Brujo de Olleros Sept. 28 at Belmont Park.
The Taylor family's Taylor Made Stallions purchased an interest in Graydar, impressive winner of the Feb. 9 Donn Handicap (gr. I) and March 30 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II).
Dancing Solo earned her second stakes win in a row on the Monmouth Park turf with a sharp effort in the $103,000 Boiling Springs Stakes(gr. IIIT) June 23.
Twin Creeks Racing Stables' Mission Impazible, runner-up in the June 18 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), breezed five furlongs Nov. 12 at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Clark Handicap (gr. I).
Mission Impazible, who scored the biggest win of his career at Fair Grounds exactly a year ago, returned to his winning ways with a victory over a strong field in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) on March 26.
The son of Unbridled's Song won this year's Louisiana Derby (gr. II).
Discreetly Mine, Mission Impazible both work in 1:00 1/5 for five furlongs in the slop at Churchill Downs one week before the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
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