Headlines for Friday, February 10, 2017

  • Hip 345, Cinnamon Spice, 2017 Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, consigned by Taylor Made Farm for Fox Hill Farm, purchased by Frances Relihan for Sumaya Stud

    Cinnamon Spice Tops Positive Fasig-Tipton Auction

    It was a bidding slugfest at the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale when the mare Cinnamon Spice was offered during the Feb. 7 session, and in the end Oussama Aboughazale's International Equities Holding left with the $700,000 sale topper.

  • Bal a Bali

    Bal a Bali Training Toward Kilroe Mile

    Fox Hill Farms and Siena Farm's Bal a Bali is currently listed on the Calumet Farm online stallion roster, but if all goes as planned, he won't be visiting any mares this year.

  • Brian Hernandez Jr.

    Hernandez Has Momentum, Confidence on His Side

    As the regular rider for McCraken, the 2-1 morning-line favorite for Saturday's Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3), jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. could find his current groundswell of momentum dwarfed by what could come his way should his mount prevail.

  • Uncle Lino

    Uncle Lino Retired to Stand in Pennsylvania

    Stakes winner and 2016 Preakness Stakes (G1) pacesetter Uncle Lino has been retired from racing to stand stud at Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Pa., according to trainer and co-owner Gary Sherlock.

  • Royal Delta wins the $100,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. 3).

    Royal Delta

    Three-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta

  • Beholder wins the 2016 Vanity Mile (G1)

    Santa Anita Renames Vanity to 'Beholder Mile'

    Santa Anita Park Feb. 10 announced the stakes schedule for its upcoming spring meeting and the most notable change was a tip of the cap to one of the best mares to ever run at the Southern California track.

  • Carlos Estrada and Sarah Estrada-Brok at 2017 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

    Changing of the Guard for Merkel Consignments

    If the results of the recent Fasig-Tipton Midlantic winter mixed sale are any indication, the Becky Merkel sale consignments are in good hands with the consignor’s daughter and son-in-law Sarah Estrada-Brok and Carlos Estrada.

  • Journeyman Stallions Brethren , Cool Coal Man

    Cool Coal Man Heads to Iran

    Graded stakes winner and stallion Cool Coal Man will be exported to Iran to stand at Daniel Stud, according to bloodstock agent Marco Bozzi. 

  • Military Angel was purchased by French-based MAB Agency for €210,000

    Daughter of Big Brown Tops Goffs Sale

    Military Angel, a a multiple group-placed daughter of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Big Brown, was purchased by French-based MAB Agency for €210,000 ($224,291 in U.S. Funds) to top the Goffs February sale.

  • Arnaud Delacour

    No Dozing Could Provide Delacour a Derby Path

    When trainer Arnaud Delacour saddles No Dozing for the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) Feb. 11 at Tampa Bay Downs, it could mark an early step toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).