Articles posted July 23, 2012

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Winter Memories, Fort Larned breeze

Winter Memories and jockey Javier Castellano hit the Oklahoma turf course Monday morning to turn in a :59 4/5 five-furlong breeze in the lead up to Saturday's Grade 1, $600,000 Diana for fillies and mares.

Peaks and Valleys dies at 20

Peaks and Valleys, Canada's Horse of the Year and champion three-year-old colt of 1995, has died at the age of 20. The Grade 1-winning millionaire and sire, who had been standing at Gardiner Farms in Ontario since 2006, succumbed to the infirmities of his age.

Metanovic active at Del Mar Paddock Sale

Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock was the top bidder on the three leading sellers at Del Mar's inaugural Paddock Sale. The auction of race-ready horses was conducted following racing Sunday evening under the auspices of Barrett.

Tony Leonard's Photo Collection Purchased

Tony Leonard's Photo Collection Purchased

John Adger, David Sorrell, and Bobby Shiflet have purchased the complete collection of prints and negatives of the late Tony Leonard, the leading equine photographer of the 20th century.

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