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  • Big Blue Kitten retires with four grade I wins, a championship, and course record to his credit

    Champion Big Blue Kitten Retired

    The homebred son of Kitten's Joy ran first for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, then was acquired by Calumet Farm at the end of his championship year and made three starts for that outfit in 2016. He will stand at Calumet.

  • Big Blue Kitten

    Brown Sends Two Turfers to Northern Dancer

    Wake Forest, Big Blue Kitten, and The Pizza Man all have to prove they can regain past form when they square off against solid runners Danish Dynaformer and World Approval in 12-furlong turf test at Woodbine

  • Flintshire, winning last year's Sword Dancer

    Brown Enters Four in Manhattan Stakes

    After finishing one-two last year, the Chad Brown-trained duo of Slumber and Big Blue Kitten will aim for more success in those familiar conditions June 11 in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes (gr. IT) on the inner turf at Belmont.

  • Bobby's Kitten

    Bobby's Kitten Readied for European Campaign

    After a fourth-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint this year, 2014 winner Bobby's Kitten will be campaigned in Europe in 2016 before returning home for another crack at the Turf Sprint at Santa Anita.

  • Found wins the Breeders' Cup Turf.
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    Found Nails Golden Horn to Win BC Turf

    The 3-year-old filly Found, second to Golden Horn in the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I), turned the tables on the 3-year-old colt to take the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

  • Chad Brown

    Brown Looks to Build on BC Success

    Chad Brown's success has been synonymous with the Breeders' Cup since he handled saddling Ginger Punch to victory in the 2007 Distaff as an assistant trainer. That success has continued unabated.

  • The Pizza Man<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-Nj29gd7">Order This Photo</a>

    The Pizza Man Ups His Game

    Rejuvenated from a six-month winter/spring Florida vacation, The Pizza Man has come back remarkably strong this season and is now on-track to face Europe's best runner in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).

  • Shining Copper is the runner that could have the most impact on the pace.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2015-Breeders-Cup/Works/i-XFRcMxL">Order This Photo</a>

    Ramseys Hold Key to Pace in Turf

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's couplet in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) could determine whether heavily favored Golden Horn runs away the winner's share of $3 million as is expected.

  • Stephanie's Kitten wins the 2015 Flower Bowl.

    Last Go Around for Stephanie's Kitten

    She will be offered at Fasig-Tipton Nov. 1, but first Stephanie's Kitten will seek her second Breeders' Cup victory, this time in the Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), which she narrowly lost a year ago.

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    Brown Works Slate of BC Contenders in NY

    Trainer Chad Brown unleashed a cavalcade of Breeders' Cup-bound horses at Belmont Park Oct. 24 for their final works, including Big Blue Kitten, Slumber, Shining Copper, Stephanie's Kitten, and Dacita.

  • Greenpointcrusader works at Keeneland Oct. 19.

    Greenpointcrusader in Maintenance Work

    Greenpointcrusader put in the first of two scheduled Keeneland works for the $2 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) by working five furlongs in 1:01 4/5 over a fast track the morning of Oct. 19.

  • Winners of Multiple Challenge Races

    Taking a look at the four horses who won more than one BC Challenge race this year, Beholder, who won three; and two-time winners Big Blue Kitten, Honor Code, and Wild Dude.

  • Inside the October 3, 2015 Issue

    Blue Streak: Big Blue Kitten sets course mark in Joe Hirsch Turf Classic and more in the October 3, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

  • Big Blue Kitten wins the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic in record time.
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    Big Blue Kitten Takes Hirsch in Record Time

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Big Blue Kitten unleashed his typical late kick on the outside and held off a late challenge by Slumber and Twilight Eclipse to win the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (gr. IT) in course-record time.

  • The Pizza Man takes the Arlington Million.

    The Pizza Man Scores in Arlington Million

    The 6-year-old English Channel gelding galloped to victory in the $1 million Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15 at Arlington International Racecourse, scoring the greatest victory of his career.

  • That Handicapping Show: Arlington Million

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst preview the Arlington Million (gr. IT) featuring Big Blue Kitten, Slumber, and Up With the Birds. Download Equibase Past Performances for the Arlington Million.

  • Slumber and Big Blue Kitten finished 1-2 in the June 6 Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-9B5sCwp">Order This Photo</a>

    Chad Brown Duo Tops Full Million

    Trainer Chad Brown has a hot hand for the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15 at Arlington International Racecourse, which has drawn a motley crew of international contenders among 13 entered for the 2015 edition.

  • Main Sequence
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    Main Sequence Class of Loaded United Nations

    Champion Main Sequence takes on talented grade I-winning rivals such as Slumber, Twilight Eclipse, 2013 United Nations victor Big Blue Kitten, and Imagining when seeking to defend his title in the United Nations (gr. IT).

  • Twilight Eclipse tries for two in a row in the Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-kS5hQ9r">Order This Photo</a>

    Twilight Eclipse Seeks GI Double in Manhattan

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse will look to make it a double June 6 in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan (gr. IT) at Belmont Park, coming off his first grade I win in the May 9 Man o' War Handicap (gr. IT).

  • Dynamic Sky delivers victory in the Red Smith Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rN9m3HK">Order This Photo</a>

    Dynamic Sky Skirts Rail for Red Smith Tally

    Dynamic Sky entered the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT) winless on the turf, but left a grade III winner when he rallied up the fence under Cornelio Velasquez to take the $250,000 event from Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 15.

  • Big Blue Kitten is the 8-5 morning line favorite for the Red Smith.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-xvvBNKn">Order This Photo</a>

    Big Blue Kitten One to Beat in Red Smith

    Ranked first among owners with $9.77 million in earnings this year, Ken and Sarah Ramsey can add to that total Nov. 15 when multiple grade I winner Big Blue Kitten goes to post in the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf winner Magician is back for 2014.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Turf/33149938_WkWzN9#!i=2902211206&k=btn6Wwk">Order This Photo</a>

    Main Sequence Battles Euro Standouts in Turf

    United States-based horses will have their work cut out for them in the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 1 with a powerful contingent of foreign horses pre-entered, including Coolmore's defending winner Magician.

  • Hillstar wins the Pattison Canadian International.

    Hillstar Shoots to Canadian International Win

    British invader Hillstar blasted to the lead approaching midstretch and held on firmly for victory under jockey Ryan Moore in the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (gr. IT) Oct. 19 on the Woodbine turf.

  • Main Sequence (outside), Imagining (inside), and Twilight Eclipse finished 1-2-3 in the Sword Dancer.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-W6zVSVP">Order This Photo</a>

    Top Three from Sword Dancer Back for Hirsch

    Main Sequence, Imagining, and Twilight Eclipse -- the top three finishers from the last month's Sword Dancer Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga -- will face off again Sept. 27 in the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (gr. IT)

  • Wicked Strong and V. E. Day in the Travers Stakes.
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    Fields Shaping Up for Super Saturday Card

    Belmont Park's TVG Super Saturday card Sept. 27 looks to be shaping up as a stellar day of racing with a number of elite runners listed as likely to compete in six graded stakes worth combined purses of $3.4 million.

  • Winning Cause wins the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Winning Cause Ends String in Cliff Hanger

    Winning Cause, getting an ideal stalking trip from jockey Eddie Castro, staved off odds-on choice Big Blue Kitten to win the Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 24 on turf at Monmouth Park, halting a 10-race losing skid.

  • Big Blue Kitten comes on late to win the Lure Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-xvvBNKn">Order This Photo</a>

    Big Blue Kitten From Last to First in Lure

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's two-time grade I winner Big Blue Kitten was guided out of a pocket in the stretch and completed a last-to-first rally in the $100,000 Lure Stakes in his 2014 debut Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course.