Keyword: Chile

  • Vinocrata winning the Luis Subercaseaux Stakes at Club Hipico de Santiago

    Tumblebrutus Gets 25th Black-Type Winner

    Tumblebrutus, a grade 2-placed full brother to Giant's Causeway, got his 25th black-type stakes winner March 24 when Chilean-bred Vinocrata won the listed Luis Subercaseaux E. Stakes at Club Hipico de Santiago.

  • California Chrome Will Shuttle to Chile

    Two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome will shuttle to Oussama Aboughazale's Sumaya Stud near Santiago, Chile, for the next three seasons, according to announcements March 16 from Taylor Made Farm and Sumaya Stud.

  • Hussonet

    Top Sire Hussonet Dies at Age 25

    Hussonet, sire of 30 grade I or group I winners and 20 champions, died from a stroke the morning of March 21 at Cornerstone Stud in Angaston, South Australia.

  • Hakassan

    Hakassan to Stud at Millennium Farms

    Hakassan, winner of the 2012 Chilean Triple Crown and that year's champion 3-year-old in that country, has been imported to the United States to take up stallion duties at Millennium Farms near Lexington.

  • Chilean BC Challenge Race Postponed

    The Copa de Oro (Chi-II), a Breeders' Cup Challenge race scheduled to run June 26 in Chile, was postponed along with 19 other races on the card amid reports of a possible dispute between jockeys and track management.

  • Scat Daddy

    Scat Daddy Sire of Top 4 in Chilean Group I

    Runners by Coolmore's Central Kentucky-based Scat Daddy dominated the finish of the Clasico Alberto Vial Infante (Chi-I) for 2-year-old colts June 20 at Club Hipico in Santiago, taking the top four places.

  • Court Vision

    Court Vision to Shuttle to Chile

    Spendthrift Farm's Ontario-based stallion Court Vision will shuttle to Juan Carlos Harding's Haras Las Araucarias in Chile for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • On February 5, 1949, Huaso nee Faithful, ridden by Chilean cavalry Captain Alberto Larraguibel Morales, jumped a wall 8 feet and 1 inch (2.47 meters) high and set a world record.

    OTTB Spotlight: Faithful

    Guest blogger Paula Carleton Evans shares the story of Faithful, an ex-racer who jumped a wall higher than eight feet in 1949. Wednesday marked the 65th anniversary of Faithful's legendary jump.

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing, Sire of So Many Ways, Dies

    Sightseeing, sire of 2012 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) winner So Many Ways, died Dec. 8 from complications due to intestinal surgery, Richland Hills Farm president Nathan Fox confirmed Dec. 12.

  • Lookin At Lucky to Shuttle to Chile

    Lookin At Lucky, who shuttled last year to John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Australia, will shuttle to Haras Paso Nevado near Santiago, Chile, for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Southern Belle Rivals Zenyatta in Chile

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br />Belle Watling became the 1st runner ever to sweep the 'Chilean Quadruple Crown.' Her success is an example of breeding Northern sires with South American families to produce top horses.

  • Stakes Producer Carita Tostada Dead

    Carita Tostada, dam/granddam of three graded stakes winners, was euthanized in June because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Seinne Relocates to Cromarty Park

    With the runaway success of Hussonet as a sire since relocating to Australia four years ago, comes the influx of his sons too. On July 29 it was announced his son Seinne (Hussonet-White Lady, by Worldwatch) would find a new zip code in Australia.

  • War Chant to Shuttle to Chile

    War Chant, winner of the 2000 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will shuttle to Chile to stand at Haras De Pirque.

  • Jose Santos

    Santos Retires; Has Five Fractures in Spine

    Jockey Jose Santos announced his retirement July 30 at Saratoga Race Course. The 46-year-old native of Concepcion, Chile, had been trying to come back from injuries suffered in a three-horse spill at Aqueduct on Feb. 1.

  • Sir Cat to Chile

    Sir Cat, sire of 2005 grade II winners Cativa and Surf Cat, has been sold to stand at Haras Jockey in Chile.

  • Roy Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Roy, a Florida-bred who reached leading sire status in Argentina and Chile, became the latest to sire 100 stakes winners.

  • Host Preps for Dubai in Gulfstream Allowance

    Laura and Eugene Melnyk's Host, Horse of the Year in Chile last season and second in his U.S. debut at Gulfstream Park earlier this month, preps for a start in Dubai on March 27 in Monday's $46,000 Gulfstream allowance feature at 1 1/8 mile on the turf.

  • Jockey Jose Santos, with Churchill Downs&#39; twin spires in the background.

    Jose Santos: Derby-Preakness Winning Jockey

    Jose Santos is one of the masters of big-time race riding. In 1999, he denied Charismatic the Triple Crown when he booted Lemon Drop Kid home in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Last October, he guided Volponi to a 43-1 upset victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and on the first Saturday in May, the Chilean-born jockey won his first Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in seven attempts.

  • Lido Palace, winning the 2002 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Two-Time Champion Lido Palace Retired

    Amerman Racing Stables' Lido Palace, a millionaire twice over and two-time champion colt in his native Chile, has been retired from racing due to a wrenched ankle that has not sufficiently responded to rest.