Headlines for Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • A colt from the last crop of Scat Daddy brings the highest price during the first session of the OBS June 2-year-olds in training sale in Ocala, Fla.

    Scat Daddy Colt Tops OBS June Sale First Session

    A desire to obtain one of the last 2-year-olds sired by Scat Daddy led Florida horseman Carlo Vaccarezza to go to $650,000 to acquire a son of the late stallion during the first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • A Cairo Prince filly consigned by Andro and Tracey Price sold for $375,000 on the first day of the OBS June 2-year-olds in training sale

    Cairo Prince Filly Rewards Consignors' Patience

    A filly from the first crop of Cairo Prince rewarded her consignors for their patience when she was hammered down for $375,000 to Baoma Corp. during the June 13 opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Michael Dubb

    Belmont Festival Honors to Dubb, Brown, Castellano

    Chad Brown, Javier Castellano, and Michael Dubb took top honors in the 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Championship for best overall performance by a trainer, jockey and owner, respectively, during the three-day event at Belmont Park.

  • Hip 41, an Uncle Mo colt, brought $370,000 during the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale

    Woods' 'Gentle Giant' Lights Up OBS Bid Board

    The last time consignor Gayle Woods had a 2-year-old as fast as an Uncle Mo colt that sold for $370,000 during the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale June 13, it was the eventual grade 1 winner Celestine.

  • Justify (left) and Mike Smith after their victory in the Belmont Stakes

    Justify to Return to Santa Anita June 17

    Undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify, fresh off his victory in the June 9 Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), will return to his home base at Santa Anita Park June 17, with an estimated time of arrival at 1 p.m. PDT.

  • Names Chosen for Pair of Foal Patrol Babies

    As part of the social media activities related to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Foal Patrol project, fans were given the opportunity to submit names for some of the horses for the owners to consider. 

  • What's Going On Here: Sizing Up Justify

    From 1979 to 2015, 13 horses won the first two legs of the Triple Crown but were unable to author the sweep. In every one of those failed attempts the North American foal crop size was larger than the one that included Secretariat.