First-time starter Hammers Vision won the fifth race at Belmont Park July 19 and became the first winner for five-time group I winner and Canadian stallion Court Vision.
Champion Main Sequence takes on talented grade I-winning rivals such as Slumber, Twilight Eclipse, 2013 United Nations victor Big Blue Kitten, and Imagining when seeking to defend his title in the United Nations (gr. IT).
Classic-winning trainer Graham Motion picked up the 2,000th victory of his training career Tuesday, June 9 when Rachel Wall overwhelmed a short field to win the seventh race at Delaware Park.
Animal Kingdom, it turns out, played an important role in Main Sequence's success in the United States with trainer Graham Motion.
Participants in the 2004 Breeders' Cup at Lone Star Park have made quite an impact. view slideshow
Prized, winner of the 1989 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and sire of Brass Hat, was euthanized at age 28 July 13 at Old Friends retirement facility in Georgetown, Ky., due to infirmities of old age.
Main Sequence, a 5-year-old gelding by Aldebaran, won the $535,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) for Flaxman Holdings in his United States debut July 6 at Monmouth Park.
Spendthrift Farm's Ontario-based stallion Court Vision will shuttle to Juan Carlos Harding's Haras Las Araucarias in Chile for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.
Led by the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) July 27, Monmouth Park has announced a total stakes schedule of $5.8 million, including 17 graded events worth $3.55 million for the 2014 racing season.
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society-Ontario Division has cataloged 97 offerings for its inaugural online winter mixed sale that began Nov. 25 and continues to Dec. 9.
Grade II winner Exhi and Irish group victor Nephrite have been added to the stallion roster of Park Stud in Orangeville, Ontario, owners Michael and Laurel Byrne announced Nov. 30.
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's runner burst through on the rail in the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park July 6, qualifying for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT). The 2012 BC Turf winner Little Mike was fourth.
A recent outbreak of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack, has caused Park Stud to end the breeding this year for all its stallions. There has been no detection of the virus at Park Stud, closing early is a preventative measure.
Last year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Little Mike breezed four furlongs in :50.80 June 11 on the Churchill Downs turf in preparation for a start in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 6 at Monmouth Park.
History, it is said, repeats itself, and it will do just that in the 138th Preakness Stakes. read blog
Groupie Doll, the champion female sprinter of 2012, is back at trainer Buff Bradley's barn at Churchill Downs after spending about three months at the Bradley family's Indian Ridge Farm in Frankfort, Ky.
by John P. Sparkman
In just about every way possible, A.P. Indy has been the ideal Thoroughbred of the international era of American racing and breeding.
Jockey is full of confidence as he prepares to ride last year's Breeders' Cup Sprint champion in the Dubai Golden Shaheen March 30 at Meydan Racecourse.
Five-time grade I winner Court Vision had his first reported foal arrive when a filly was born Jan. 20 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Canada.
Led by the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) July 28, Monmouth Park has announced a total stakes schedule of $6 million, including 16 graded events worth $3.45 million, for the 2013 racing season.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's last race, interview Buff Bradley on Groupie Doll and Brass Hat as well as dissect the East vs West rivalry in the Breeders' Cup. watch video
Chestnut turf specialist made 52 starts and won 14 races, including three grade I stakes.
Chestnut turf specialist made 52 starts and won 14 races, including three grade 1 stakes.
Two previous winners of the Monmouth Stakes (gr. IIT) will face each other again when the race is run June 10 at Monmouth Park in New Jersey.
After having success with Brass Hat, the Bradley family is back in the limelight with Vinery Madison winner Groupie Doll read blog
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Banrock||Thomas M. Bush||
|Better Talk Now||H. Graham Motion||
|Brass Hat||William Bradley||
|Court Vision||Dale L. Romans||
|Lauro (GER)||Andreas Wohler||
|Presious Passion||Mary Hartmann||
|Spice Route (GB)||Roger L. Attfield||
|Strike a Deal||Alan E. Goldberg||
|Wesley||Mark A. Hennig||
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