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  • Estimate
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    Estimate Bids for Gold Cup Repeat

    Queen Elizabeth II's Estimate makes her first start of the year June 19 at Royal Ascot, where she will bid for a repeat victory in the Gold Cup (Eng-I).

  • Toronado held off Verrazano to win the 2014 Queen Anne Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-VLzdN4S">Order This Photo</a>

    Toronado Opens Season With Queen Anne Victory

    Toronado proved up to the challenge of facing top competition in his seasonal debut when the 4-year-old held off a late challenge from Verrazano to secure a victory in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot.

  • Australia pulls away from Kingston Hill to win the Investec Epsom Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-XhWVQh9">Order This Photo</a>

    Favorite Australia Strikes in Epsom Derby

    Australia won the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I) June 7 and provided trainer Aidan O'Brien with a third straight win in the classic and fifth overall at Epsom Downs.

  • Rock of Gibraltar

    Rock of Gibraltar Gets 100th Stakes Winner

    Offspring of Coolmore's Rock of Gibraltar have been on a roll recently; three group winners from May 24-June 1 pushed him past a major milestone that little more than 50 other stallions have achieved.

  • Mixed Results at MM Select Yearling Session

    A filly by Fastnet Rock out of a Galileo mare sold for the top price of $300,000 ($278,011 in United States funds) June 4 during the first of two select sessions of the Magic Millions National yearling sale.

  • Record Smashed at MM Broodmare Sale

    Zouzou, dam of group I-winning sprinter Zoustar, topped trading May 30 at the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, where records were surpassed for total sales and average price through three days.

  • Magic Millions Broodmare Sale Smashes Records

    Zouzou, dam of group I-winning sprinter Zoustar, topped trading May 30 at the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, where records were surpassed for total sales and average price through three days.

  • Hill 'n' Dale, Stonestreet Spend in Australia

    Kentucky-based Hill 'n' Dale Farms and Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings were active in Australia May 28 at the select session of the Magic Millions National broodmare sale, where 10 horses sold for seven figures.

  • Olympic Glory pulls away to take the JLT Lockinge Stakes.
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    Olympic Glory Takes Lockinge, Verrazano Third

    Olympic Glory hit the lead in the final quarter mile and kicked clear to win the JLT Lockinge Stakes (Eng-I) May 17 at Newbury, while United States grade I winner Verrazano finished third in his European debut.

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    Verrazano Set for European Debut in Lockinge

    Two-time United States grade I winner Verrazano, a prominent 3-year-old last year, makes his first European start May 17 in the JLT Lockinge Stakes (Eng-I) at Newbury.

  • Fastnet Rock Colt Tops Inglis Weanling Sale

    A Fastnet Rock colt sold for $450,000 ($417,635 in United States funds) May 4, the top price at the select weanling session on day one of the Inglis Australian broodmare and weanling sale.

  • Pablo Del Monte

    Pablo Del Monte Works for Possible Derby Run

    Pablo Del Monte, third-place finisher in the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), worked six furlongs at Keeneland April 25 to prepare for a possible start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Ruler of the World

    Ruler of The World Early World Cup Favorite

    Ruler of The World, last year's Epsom Derby (Eng-I) victor, is the early favorite for the Emirates Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 29 following the post position draw for the $10 million race.

  • Gala Award wins the Palm Beach Stakes.
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    Mourning Currin Family Celebrates Gala Award

    If you listened closely enough at Gulfstream Park after the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. III) March 1, you could almost hear the cheers from California, and perhaps beyond, as Gala Award entered the winner's circle.

  • Lot 73 by Fastnet Rock out of Katie Lee

    Fastnet Rock Rules Market at Karaka

    While Fastnet Rock offspring dominated the top of the market, a relatively strong middle market pushed median price into positive territory on opening day of the New Zealand Bloodstock premier yearling sale Jan. 27 at Karaka.

  • St Nicholas Abbey

    St Nicholas Abbey Progresses in Recovery

    A Dec. 10 update from Coolmore Stud spoke positively of the recovery of six-time grade/group I-winner St Nicholas Abbey, who continues to battle complications from a fractured right foreleg sustained in Ireland July 23.

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas.

    Tattersalls Ends Year With Soaring Figures

    Unrelenting demand for quality horses led to record revenues for Tattersalls' 2013 sales season, which ended with a four-day mare sale that saw financials soaring across the board at its conclusion Dec. 5.

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas on December 3.

    Immortal Verse Sells for European Record

    English and French group I winner Immortal Verse sold in foal to Dansili for 4.7 million guineas ($8,090,580 in United States funds), a European record price for a broodmare, at the Tattersalls December mare sale Dec. 3.

  • Hip 64, a War Front Colt, sold for $800,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Coolmore Buys War Front Colt for $800K

    A weanling colt by hot sire War Front out of a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta sold to John Magnier's Coolmore for $800,000 Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

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    Giovanni Boldini Carries Mountain State Hopes

    Giovanni Boldini will take aim at the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I) Friday, Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. A victory would make him the first West Virginia-bred to win a Breeders' Cup race.

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    O'Brien Pair Poised in Juvenile Turf

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien and the Coolmore contingent has won the last two Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) contests. They are poised for a three-peat with Irish-based imports Giovanni Boldini and Wilshire Boulevard.

  • Declaration of War<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2582362622&k=jfQZ8FH">Order This Photo</a>

    Declaration of War to Coolmore Ireland

    Two-time group I winner Declaration of War will retire from racing to stand at Coolmore's headquarters in Fethard, County Tipperary, Ireland following his final start in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 2.

  • Lot 32 is a colt by Mastercraftsman and sold for €320,000 ($437,728 in United States funds).

    Mastercraftsman Son Top Price at Arqana

    Shifting from Newmarket to Deauville, Coolmore and the Qatari royal family continue to spend for quality horses and helped drive a 22% rise in revenue on opening day of the Arqana October yearling sale Oct. 21

  • Lot 798, a colt from the first crop of multiple group I winner Rip Van Winkle sold for the highest price of 230,000 guineas on October 15.

    Rip Van Winkle Colt Tops Tattersalls Session

    A colt from the first crop of multiple group I winner Rip Van Winkle sold for the highest price of 230,000 guineas ($386,356 in United States funds) on the second day of Book 2 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale Oct 15.

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    Verrazano Works Bullet for BC Dirt Mile

    Let's Go Stable and Coolmore partners' Verrazano worked a bullet five furlongs in 1:01.08 Oct. 12 on the dirt training track at Belmont Park, gearing up for the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Leading Light Cruises to St. Leger Victory

    Coolmore and partners' Leading Light kicked clear to victory in the 237th Ladbrokes St. Leger Stakes (Eng-I), the world's oldest classic and final jewel in England's Triple Crown, Sept. 14 at Doncaster.

  • Hip 712, a War Front colt, sells for $2.5 million.

    $2.5 Million War Front Colt New Sale Topper

    A War Front colt from the female family of Will's Way and Willa On the Move was bought by Coolmore Stud interests Sept. 12 for $2.5 million to become the new sale topper at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Colt by Galileo sold for $1.4 million.

    Coolmore Buys Galileo Colt for $1.4 Million

    A son of Galileo who is a half brother to an Irish champion sold for $1.4 million as the second-highest priced yearling during the first half of the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 11.

  • Declaration of War (left) powers home to win the Juddmonte International Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2715013445&k=cn2bbph">Order This Photo</a>

    'War' Springs International Upset at York

    Declaration of War pulled a mild upset in the Juddmonte International Stakes (Eng-I) Aug. 21 at York, turning the tables on highly regarded rivals Al Kazeem and Toronado.

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    St Nicholas Abbey 'Best He Has Been'

    Nearly one month since St Nicholas Abbey underwent major surgery to repair a life-threatening fracture of his right foreleg, Coolmore reported the multiple grade/group I winner is "the best he has been."

  • Bidding Heated for Dubawi Filly at Arqana

    A daughter of Darley sire Dubawi was the object of a lengthy bidding duel Aug. 18 at the second session Arqana Deauville August yearling sale before selling for the evening's highest price of 1.5 million euros.

  • St Nicholas Abbey Remains in 'Good Form'

    Multiple group/grade I winner St Nicholas Abbey remains in "good form" at Fethard Equine Hospital and recently had his fiberglass cast replaced, the latest update from owner Coolmore Stud said Aug. 9.

  • St Nicholas Abbey Showing Improvement

    St Nicholas Abbey has made progress and was in good form July 27 following emergency colic surgery. The 6-year-old Montjeu horse had surgery July 24 for a fractured pastern and colicked two days later.

  • St Nicholas Abbey, winning the Dubai Sheema Classic earlier this year.

    Superstar St Nicholas Abbey Injured, Retired

    International superstar St Nicholas Abbey sustained a career-ending injury the morning of July 23 at trainer Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle headquarters and efforts were being made by veterinarians to save the horse for stud.

  • Talent, Riposte Square Off in Irish Oaks

    Impressive Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Talent and Royal Ascot victress Riposte headline an eight-horse field for the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) July 20 at the Curragh.

  • Camelot
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    Al Kazeem, Camelot Meet Again at Royal Ascot

    After scoring a career-defining victory over three-time classic winner Camelot last time out, Al Kazeem will get a chance to prove the win was no fluke in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 19 at Royal Ascot.