Articles posted May 31, 2009

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Stravinsky Filly Shines in Australia

A Stravinsky filly sold for Aust$200,000 (approximately $160,294 in U.S. funds) to top the opening day of the Magic Millions national weanling sale on the Gold Coast of Australia May 31. Queensland-based Figtree Thoroughbreds purchased her from Coolmore Stud.

Flores Notches 4,000th Win

Jockey Jose Luis Flores won his 4,000th race May 30 when he guided Abulletforfrank to victory in the third race at Philadelphia Park.

Flores Notches 4,000th Win

Jockey Jose Luis Flores won his 4,000th race May 30 when he guided Abulletforfrank to victory in the third race at Philadelphia Park.

Mine That Bird's Owners Check In

Mine That Bird's entourage grew a bit the morning of May 31 as Mark Allen and Dr. Leonard Blach, the New Mexico-based co-owners of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner, made a quick stop in Louisville en route to New York for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

New Horse Owners Learn About Breeding Process

If there's one thing the horse industry needs, its new blood to fuel the sport. The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association (TOBA) works each year to accomplish just that through its new owner seminars and breeding clinics, the most recent of which took place at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., May 29. The three-day clinic will...

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