Keyword: Cooper

  • Coolmore Tops 2010 Epsom Derby Entries

    The combination of owners Sue Magnier, Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor have 72 early entries between them for the 2010 Epsom Derby (Eng-I) that will be run June 5, 2010, at Epsom Downs. A total 388 entries were made for the classic, which will have a purse of £1,250,000.

  • All The Good's Caufield Cup win will likely propel him into the Melbourne Cup, Australia's biggest race.

    All The Good Conquers Caulfield Cup

    They came from Europe, New Zealand, and Australia to contest what was universally described as one of the best BMW Caulfield Cups in years at Caulfield Oct. 18.

  • Yanks Music

    Champion Yanks Music Dead

    Yanks Music, the 1996 champion 3-year-old filly, was euthanized May 15 because of intestinal problems discovered after she colicked.

  • Sir Philip Payne-Gallwey successfully bid $1.3 million for the Keeneland July 1978 sale topper Nureyev (above).

    Sir Philip Payne-Gallwey Dead

    Bloodstock legend Sir Philip Payne-Gallwey, a lynchpin in the success of the Niarchos family's racing and breeding operation, died Feb. 3 at his home in Newbury, England.

  • Seabiscuit Statue Making Whistlestop Tour

    After an absence of more than 55 years, a classic, life-sized bronze sculpture of the legendary racehorse Seabiscuit has started its long journey home to Ridgewood Ranch in Willits, Calif. It will visit key sites in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area before a police-escorted arrival in Willits April 18.

  • Surgery on Injured Jockey Smith Called Success

    Jockey Guy Smith underwent six hours of surgery April 25 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, La., to repair a broken neck suffered during an April 22 race at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

  • Jockey Smith Breaks Neck in Fall; Doctors Hopeful

    Jockey Guy Smith, second in the standings at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, suffered a broken neck in an April 22 racing accident at the Opelousas, La., racetrack and underwent surgery April 25.

  • Grade I Winner Avanzado's First Foal

    Micheal Cooper's Avanzado, a Santa Anita grade I winner, was represented by his first reported foal Jan. 10 when the Southern Halo mare Afro Look produced a colt.

  • Tiznow's Full Brother Tizbud Retired

    Stakes winner Tizbud, a full brother to Horse of the Year Tiznow, has been retired from racing because of a recurring shin injury.

  • Bago to Miss Classic, Readied for 2005 Campaign

    Bago, the winner of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) who was expected to be one of the top European representatives in this year's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, will miss the Oct. 30 races at Lone Star Park.

  • A horse walks in the paddock at Lone Star Park.

    The Euros: Will They Make the Trip?

    European horsemen, like the vast majority of Americans, will be Texas strangers this year, as the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships comes to Lone Star Park for the first time. The question is, will they be willing to journey into the unknown to run at a track that has never hosted a grade I stakes? Preliminary indications say yes.

  • Flamethrowintexan Burns BC Derby Foes

    Flamethrowintexan, a former competitor on the Southern California circuit who has found a home in the northwest, assumed the lead at the quarter pole from pacesetter Don'tsellmeshort and drew off to an 8 1/2-length victory in Sunday's $325,500 British Columbia Derby (Can-III) at Hastings Park.

  • Jack Cooper, 'Mr. Steeplechase,' Dies at 93

    Longtime National Steeplechase Association executive secretary John E. "Jack" Cooper died Sept. 9 at Rosehaven Nursing Home near his home in Litchfield, Conn. Mr. Cooper, who was recovering from pneumonia, was 93.

  • Tiznow, retired to stud at WinStar Farm.

    Tiznow to Stand at WinStar; Taylor Made Also Buys In

    Tiznow, whose victory in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) for the second consecutive year placed him solidly in the running for a another Horse of the Year title, will stand at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Horse of the Year Tiznow, successfully defended his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Tiznow Will Not Run in Clark; Plans Undecided

    Michael Cooper, majority owner of Tiznow, said Monday the two-time Breeders' Cup Classic winner definitely will not run in the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23. Cooper also said plans for Tiznow are up in the air, and no firm decision has been made whether the colt will race again next year.