Keyword: Artax

  • Ta Wee in the 1969 Vosburgh Handicap.

    Haskin's Top Sprinters of the Last 50 Years

    View images from Steve Haskin's feature about Thoroughbred Racing's all-time top sprinters, appearing in the Aug. 23, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. This feature will also reveal poll results from our community.

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    Poll: Who is the Top Sprinter?

    Please choose who you think is the top sprinter from the poll list below. The results will be a part of a feature in the August 23, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Artax in the Breeders' Cup.

    Champion Sprinter Artax Dies

    Artax, a champion sprinter who was attacked by a drunken racegoer in a stakes on the 1999 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard, died Jan. 8 in an equine hospital in Brazil, because of complications from colic.

  • Artax to Stand in Brazil

    Artax, champion sprinter of 1999, will stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Dr. Adriano Quadros' Haras Henrique Waihrich in Brazil.

  • Champion Artax to Diamond G

    Artax, a champion sprinter and Breeders' Cup winner, has been acquired by R.G. Gammill to stand at his Diamond G Ranch near Edmond, Okla

  • Vanderbilt winner Diabolical makes his Godolphin debut in the Al Shindagha Sprint.

    Diabolical to Debut for Godolphin

    Diabolical, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga in 2007, will make his debut in the Godolphin silks Jan. 24 in the Al Shindagha Sprint (UAE-III).

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    Diabolical Turns Up Heat in Vanderbilt Win

    A freshened Diabolical sat patiently behind a hot pace for jockey Mario Pino, then turned in a powerful run from the eighth pole to edge a determined Attila's Storm in the $260,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga Saturday.

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    Diabolical Digs Down, Captures Maryland Sprint

    Owner/trainer Steve Klesaris, injured in a motor vehicle accident the day before, couldn't be on hand at Pimlico Race Course Saturday to see his Diabolical win the $200,000 Emirates Airline Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Champion Artax Moved to Keane Stud

    Sprint champion Artax, New York's third-leading sire in 2006, has arrived for stallion duty at Keane Stud near Amenia, N.Y.

  • In the Sprint, the Lucky Number is Five

    While we'll have to wait until Wednesday morning for the post position draw for the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, the connections of the runners in the TVG Sprint (gr. I) may be thrilled if their horse pulls the number five post.

  • Numbers Tumble at New York Breeders Fall Mixed Sale

    Numbers fell at the second annual New York Breeders' Sales Co.'s Saratoga fall mixed sale, held Oct. 16 at Saratoga Race Course. The 9-year-old stakes winning mare Long Distance topped the one-day sale.

  • Florida Consignor Scanlon Dead

    Robert N. Scanlon, a perennial leading 2-year-old sale consignor and operator of the Scanlon Training Center near Williston, Fla., passed away Oct. 13.

  • Value Plus Puts Things Together in Artax

    Value Plus, ridden by John Velazquez, surged to the front coming out of the turn and romped to a four-length victory over 6-5 favorite Gygistar in Saturday's $100,000 Artax Handicap at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • Phone Trick Colt Moves to Top of OBS Sale

    New York-based trainer Steve Klesaris went to $550,000 to acquire a son of Phone Trick to highlight the Feb. 8 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. selected 2-year-olds in training sale at Calder Race Course.

  • Rogers Named Stallion Director at Taylor Made

    Byron Rogers, former bloodstock and stallion nominations manager at Arrowfield Stud in Australia, is the new director of the stallion division at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Ernie Paragallo, announced plans to sell racing stock, broodmares.

    Paragallo to Sell Racing Stock, Broodmares

    Ernie Paragallo, whose Paraneck Stable has sent out numerous stakes horses over the past eight years, is selling all his horses, with the exception of his stallions, and hopes to have everything sold by the end of the year.

  • Friendly Michelle takes Prioress in convincing style.

    Friendly Michelle Popular Prioress Winner

    Ed Friendly's favored Friendly Michelle got a perfect stalking trip with Corey Nakatani in the saddle and bounded away from speedy Forest Music in the stretch for a convincing win in the $250,000 Prioress (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • OBSC Sale Begins Tuesday; Workouts Completed

    Big House Red, a colt by Stormy Atlantic consigned by Tony Bowling and Bobby Dodd, zipped a quarter-mile in :21 flat as the fastest work at the distance at Sundays second and final session of the "Under Tack Show" for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2004 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age.

  • Friendly Michelle's Grit Shows in La Troienne

    Front-running Friendly Michelle, a Kentucky-bred daughter of Artax owned by television producer Ed Friendly, came on again in the last sixteenth after dropping back to third to win the featured $112,200 La Troienne Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies today at Churchill Downs.

  • Friendly Michelle Grinds Out Santa Paula Win

    Friendly Michelle wore down the leaders in a long stretch drive and posted a 1 ¼-length victory in the $82,500 Santa Paula Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Sunday at Santa Anita Park.

  • First Winner for Champion Artax

    Champion sprinter and millionaire Artax was represented by his first winner when Friendly Michelle won Aug. 10 at Del Mar

  • OBS Fall Sale: Comin' On Strong

    Showing continued strength in the middle market seen at Keeneland September and the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale opened Monday with solid gains in both average and median. Monday's session, the first of two consignor preferred sessions, realized an average of $13,643 -- a 23.8% increase over last year's comparable figure of $11,019. The median, $9,500, posted a healthy 35.7% gain over last year's median of $7,000.

  • Fundraiser Nets $272,650 for Relief Effort

    In a continuing effort to raise funds for the relief effort tied to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association held an auction to benefit its New York Heroes Fund following the annual Stallion Access fall sale Nov. 9 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks.

  • Artax Will Stand at Taylor Made in 2001

    Sprint champion Artax, who has been returned to training after covering 93 mares this year at Clermont Farm near Germantown, N.Y., will stand next year at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.