Keyword: Allen Paulson

  • Cigar: The Early Days

    When he eventually was sent to Allen Paulson's Brookside Farm as a baby, the son of Palace Music acquired a reputation for being feisty and mischievous.

  • Cigar won the 1995 Breeders' Cup Classic. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/Classics/Classic-Photos/i-HTbBs4Z">Order This Photo</a>

    Racing Hall of Famer Cigar Dead at 24

    Racing Hall of Fame member Cigar, whose 16-race win streak from 1994-96 included victories in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), died at age 24 Oct. 7 at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.

  • Arazi, bred by Ralph Wilson Jr., was the impressive winner of the 1991 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

    Arazi Breeder Wilson Dead at 95

    Ralph Wilson Jr., who bred the spectacular winner of the 1991 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Arazi, has died at age 95. Wilson also campaigned Jim French and West Coast Scout.

  • Jade Hunter and Michael Blowen.

    Jade Hunter, Sired Champion Azeri, Dies

    Jade Hunter, a multiple grade I winner who sired 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, was euthanized Sunday, Jan. 23, at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington because of complications from colic.

  • Vallenzeri, whose name has been changed to Take Control,  at Keeneland on April 5.

    Azeri in November Sale; Vallenzeri Renamed

    Azeri, who was bought back for $4.4 million at this year's Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, has been entered in the upcoming Keeneland November breeding stock sale, according to John Sikura of Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency and Hill 'n' Dale Farms. Owned by the Allen E. Paulson Living Trust, the 2002 Horse of the Year is in foal to Distorted Humor after producing a Ghostzapper filly this year.

  • Vallenzeri at Keeneland on April 5.

    Vallenzeri: We'll Know His Fate Early

    Will Vallenzeri find a new home this time around? It won't take long to find out because the chestnut colt is Hip No. 22 in the Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training. He probably will go through the sale ring during the first hour of the auction's April 6 opening session, which begins at 7 p.m. (EDT).

  • Vallenzeri (hip #22, A. P. Indy - Azeri) on track at Keeneland.

    Vallenzeri Looking for New Home Again

    Vallenzeri set a world Thoroughbred auction record last year as a $7.7-million buy-back at the Keeneland September yearling sale. He's back at Keeneland trying to find a new home again, this time as Hip No. 22 in the April sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Michael Paulson

    Paulson 'Sad' to Sell Azeri

    Michael Paulson said that although he considers Azeri "part of the family," he will sell the champion mare at Keeneland January to help wrap up his father's living trust.

  • Ginger Punch could help move Frank Stronach to the lead ranking on the leading breeders list for the Breeders' Cup.

    Stronach Reaches for a New Milestone

    With three Breeders' Cup contenders, Frank Stronach's Adena Springs will attempt to surpass the earnings of Allen Paulson to rank first on the list of leading Breeders' Cup breeders by money won.

  • Estrapade Tribute Set For April 25

    Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement facility based at Hurstland Farm near Midway, Ky., will host a tribute to the mare Estrapade at the farm April 25 at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Azeri would become only second two-time winner with a victory in the Distaff.

    Nextel Distaff Preview: Heavy Lies the Crown

    Azeri is already among elite company: Horse of the Year in 2002, back-to-back champion older mare in 2002 and 2003, and all-time leading North American female earner. With a victory in the Breeders' Cup Distaff - Presented by Nextel (gr. I), she would join the brilliant Bayakoa as the only two-time Distaff winners in history.

  • Dahlia's Daughter, Dahlia's Dreamer, Dies

    Dahlia's Dreamer, one of four grade I winners from the great racemare and producer Dahlia (by Vaguely Noble), was euthanized Feb. 17 because of lymphangitis.

  • Millionaire Astra's First Foal

    Millionaire Astra produced her first foal, a Giant's Causeway filly, Jan. 15 for Allen E. Paulson Living Trust and Liberty Road Stables.

  • Madeleine's Monday: From Cigar to Seabiscuit

    Madeleine Paulson, widow of multiple Eclipse Award-winning breeder and owner Allen Paulson, helped rekindle images of her late husband's greatest champion at Del Mar on Monday when Life's Pleasures, a 3-year-old half sister to two-time Horse of the Year Cigar, closed with a rush to break her maiden going one mile.

  • Breeders of Cup Winners to be Honored at Keeneland

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Breeders' Cup Limited, in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Club of America, will honor the victorious breeders of the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at the ninth annual Breeders' Cup/Thoroughbred Club of America dinner on Sunday evening, January 12 at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington.

  • Vindication's Pedigree: Payson's Business Plan Vindicated

    Nearly four years ago, Virginia Kraft Payson convinced herself it was time for a change. The breeder had been successfully racing her own stock, first with her late husband, Charles, then solo for about 20 years. However, in 1999, she decided to do an about-face and become a commercial breeder.

  • Azeri's Pedigree: A Living Legacy

    When Azeri decimated the field in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), she represented another pinnacle in the legacy left by Allen Paulson.

  • Hap, winning the Bernard Baruch for the second time.

    Millionaire Hap Retired

    Hap, a six-time graded stakes winner, has been retired because of an ankle injury.

  • Paulson, Moody Announce New Partnership

    Owner/breeder Madeleine Paulson and Ernest W. Moody, president and chief executive officer of Action Gaming, have formed a partnership called Action Racing. It will focus on Thoroughbred racing and breeding.

  • Derby Contender Startac Featured in TVG Series Debut

    TVG will debut its new documentary series, "TVG Insider," with an in-depth look at trainer Simon Bray's decision to train and race Startac, a horse bred for turf-racing, on dirt to see if he is a legitimate contender for the Kentucky Derby. The hour-long show, entitled "The Arizona Experiment," will air Tuesday at 9 p.m. EST (6 p.m., PST).

  • Hap Earns First Stakes Win

    Edward White and Michael Paulson's Hap stalked the leaders in third place through the early going en route to his first career stakes win, a 1 1/4-length victory in Friday's $150,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga.

  • Prominent Breeder Allen Paulson Dies

    Allen E. Paulson, founder of the Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. whose Brookside Farms became one of North America's most successful racing and breeding entities of the 1980s and 1990s, died Wednesday in California after a lengthy illness. He was 78.

  • Paulson Service Scheduled for Tuesday

    Services for leading owner/breeder Allen E. Paulson will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Nativity Catholic Church in Rancho Sante Fe, Calif. Paulson, 78, died Wednesday night after a battle with cancer.