Articles posted August 12, 2012

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City to City just gets there in Mabee

City to City eked out the win in Sunday's Grade 2, $250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes at Del Mar by the barest of noses over All Star Heart. Campaigned by William DeBurgh, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and Mark DeDeomenico LLC, the five-year-old mare ran 1 1/8 miles on the firm turf in 1:46.50 to earn her fifth stakes victory. The final time was just 0.16 off the stakes record of 1:46.34 set by Precious Kitten in 2007.

Kauai Katie wires the field in Adirondack

Stonestreet Stables LLC's Kauai Katie wired her foes in the Grade 2, $196,000 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga Sunday, taking it by 2 3/4 lengths as the 2-5 favorite. Guided by Rosie Napravnik, the Todd Pletcher trainee recorded a time of 1:16 4/5 in the 6 1/2-furlong, fast-track contest, making her a perfect two-for-two after a 12-length romp in her maiden debut on July 20, also at Saratoga.

Sutherland's Pacific Classic ride aboard Game on Dude in jeopardy

A four-day suspension incurred by Chantal Sutherland while riding in the Shergar Cup international jockey event on Saturday at Ascot, England, to be served August 25-28, may jeopardize her participation in the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic as the regular jockey for Game on Dude.

After the Wire - 8/12/2012

After the Wire - 8/12/2012

Evan recaps Wise Dan in the Fourstardave Handicap and Executiveprivilege in the Sorrento Stakes.

International Festival runners put in final moves at Arlington

Two mares and one filly who were pre-entered Friday for Arlington's Grade 1 Beverly D. Stakes were on the Chicago oval's worktab Sunday morning in advance of Saturday's upcoming $750,000 sister race to the Grade 1 Arlington Million. All Stormy and Ioya Bigtime also prepared for their respective engagements in the Grade 1 Secretariat and American St. Leger with moves at the Chicago venue.

Grace Hall, Via Villaggio gear up for Alabama

Grace Hall, one of four Grade 1 winners pointing to Saturday's Grade 1, $600,000 Alabama at Saratoga, had her final serious work prior to that 1 1/4-mile race Sunday morning, breezing four furlongs in :49 2/5 over at Delaware Park's fast main dirt.

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga - Jim Crupi

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga - Jim Crupi

Buyer Jim Crupi of Crupi's New Castle Farm talks about changes at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale and his purchases Aug. 11.

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga - Jonathan Thorn

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga - Jonathan Thorn

Jonathan Thorn talks about a $220,000 Majestic Warrior colt Thorndale sold for owner Seth Gregory. The colt was the top selling yearling Aug. 11 at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale.

Alternative Fiber Sources for Horses

Much of the country is experiencing drier than normal conditions this summer, so some horses living on pasture might soon have limited forage choices. With decreased forage growth also comes a decrease in hay production. Therefore, owners might want to familiarize themselves with alternative fiber sources that could be used to supplement their horses'...

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