Keyword: Aron Wellman

  • Tapwrit will make his first start since he won the Belmont Stakes by two lengths

    Rested Tapwrit Seeks To Land Travers Knockout

    For the first time in months, Tapwrit is coming into a race rested. And if the classic winner lands another power punch in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), it might be the hit that sends the rest of his division sprawling.

  • Tapwrit is the morning-line favorite for the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Contentious Travers Stakes on Tap

    With all three individual classic winners set to start, along with six other graded stakes winners in the field of 12, the $1.25 million Travers (G1) could provide that long-awaited moment when the balance of power among the 3-year-old males shifts.

  • A Search for Talent: Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

    Follow along with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners President Aron Wellman as he takes you inside the opening evening of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Wellman partners with fellow Thoroughbred owner Mike Repole to secure a $900,000 colt.

  • Aron Wellman looks back at Mike Repole (right) at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale

    Repole, Eclipse Team Up for High-End Purchase

    Owners Mike Repole and Aron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners opted to pool their resources Aug. 7 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale to secure Hip 44, a son of Medaglia d'Oro, for $900,000. 

  • Tapwrit draped in flowers after his win in the Tampa Bay Derby

    Tapwrit Tunes Up for Blue Grass Stakes

    The high energy level Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Tapwrit has flaunted in recent weeks was on display March 31, when he tuned up for the April 8 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) with a half-mile move at Palm Beach Downs.

  • Curlin colt tops Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale.

    Strong Demand at Top at F-T; Numbers Decline

    There were no surprises July 19 when Fasig-Tipton kicked off the yearling season with its selected sale as the auction mirrored results seen at most North American sales the last two years.

  • Fasig-Tipton in Kentucky

    Filly by Violence Tops Early at F-T July Sale

    Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $235,000 to purchase a filly from the first crop of Violence during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton July selected yearling sale. The filly was consigned as Hip 61 by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Danza

    Danza to Stand at Spendthrift Farm in 2016

    Danza, winner of the 2014 Arkansas Derby (gr. I) and third-place finisher in the subsequent Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will stand the 2016 breeding season at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm.

  • The 2014 Thoroughbred Ownership Conference

    Horse Auctions, Trainer Relations Explored

    Two panel sessions at Thoroughbred Ownership Conference focused on buying horses at auction and trainer selection and communication. Penny Chenery made a special appearance at the conference Oct. 14.

  • Arkansas Derby winner Danza

    Danza to Skip Belmont Stakes

    Trainer Todd Pletcher was dissatisfied with how Danza emerged from his workout on Sunday at Belmont Park. The colt will be sent to Payton Training Center in Ocala for diagnostics and time off.

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    Danza Puts Eclipse in Derby Spotlight

    Aron Wellman and Lee Midkiff have grown a fledgling partnership group into the program producing grade I winners such as In Lingerie, Byrama, Capo Bastone, and now Arkansas Derby (gr. I) victor Danza.

  • Palace Malice and Cot Campbell

    Dogwood, Eclipse to Officially Merge July 1

    When the working relationship between Dogwood Stable and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners becomes an official merger July 1, Eclipse will take over all purchasing duties and management of the Eclipse-Dogwood stable.

  • In Lingerie

    In Lingerie Heads to BC, But Race Undecided

    In Lingerie is scheduled to take a plane ride from Kentucky to California Oct. 9 and "our thought at the moment" is for her to run in the Breeders' Cup World Championships next month at Santa Anita Park, said Aron Wellman

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    In Lingerie Doing Well After Race Injury

    In Lingerie, injured while winning the May 18 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, was doing well the morning after the race, according to Aron Wellman, president Eclipse Thoroughbred Thoroughbed Partners.

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    Aron Wellman Joins Team Valor

    California attorney Aron Wellman has been named racehorse administrator by Barry Irwin's Kentucky-based Team Valor International.

  • Magna's TV Distribution Under Fire Again

    Unhappy with the lack of distribution for Magna Entertainment Corporation's Horse Racing Television signals from Santa Anita, Golden Gate Fields and Bay Meadows, California officials vowed Feb. 20 to address the issue when license renewals for the state's three approved account wagering services come up in December.