Keyword: Ben McElroy

  • Wesley Ward

    Ward Eyes Royal Ascot with Four Juveniles

    Trainer Wesley Ward sent out four Royal Ascot hopefuls, all 2-year-olds, for four-furlong drills the morning of May 26 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Hootenanny makes the winning move in his debut. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3186308075&k=R2XNhDg">Order This Photo</a>

    Quality Road's First Starter Scores Easy Win

    Hootenanny, the first starter for freshman sire Quality Road, skipped away from the field in the stretch of Keeneland's second race April 17, scoring a 4 1/4-length win in the 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight test.

  • OBS Fall Sale

    Declines Steep at OBS Fall Sale Opener

    It took roughly six hours to get there, but a horse selling in the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. fall mixed sale finally brought six figures Oct. 6, a day marked by severe across-the-board declines for the Central Florida auction.

  • Gun Salute Aimed for Sheema Classic

    A partnership assembled by bloodstock agent Ben McElroy has purchased grade I winner Gun Salute and intends to send the 5-year-old son of Military to compete in the 2008 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • Storm Cat colt brings $8.2 million to top first session of Keeneland sale.

    Keeneland Sale Opens With Increases in Average, Median

    After breaking from the gate a bit slowly, the 2006 Keeneland September yearling sale quickly picked up speed, led by the purchasing power of Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai, to post increases in average and median price despite the gross and number of horses selling showing a slight decline.

  • Management Changes Announced at Vinery

    Vinery general manager Bates Newton will step down Jan. 1. Newton has served as the nursery's general manager since Dr. Tom Simon purchased the farm near Lexington in September 1999.