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  • Nina Fever broke her maiden April 3 at Keeneland by eight lengths.

    Ward Back for More in Ky. Juvenile

    Trainer Wesley Ward ran one-two in last year's race and has a pair for this year's running. Also, last year's third-place finisher was Mission Impazible, who runs in Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

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    Noble's Promise Heading to Churchill Downs

    Noble's Promise, a banged-up fifth behind Line of David in the April 10 Arkansas Derby (gr. I) is doing better and will ship to Churchill Downs the morning of April 14 according to trainer Ken McPeek.

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    Points and Promise: Second-Crop Sires On Top

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<p> That this is an exceptional crop of second-year sires is not exactly news any more. Still, the point was hammered home again October 10 when two second-season horses were represented by grade I winners.

  • TrueNicks for Keeneland's Day Four

    Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings and are entered in the fourth day of the Keeneland January sale.

  • Will He Shine

    Will He Shine Retires to Millennium

    A half-brother to grade I Belmont Futurity winner Cuvee, Will He Shine was fourth in his final career start, the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I), on November 24 at Laurel Park in Maryland, and retires to Millennium Farm for the 2008 breeding season.

  • Will He Shine Retires to Millennium

    A half-brother to grade I Belmont Futurity winner Cuvee, Will He Shine was fourth in his final career start, the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I), on November 24 at Laurel Park in Maryland, and retires to Millennium Farm for the 2008 breeding season.

  • Cuvee's First Foal Is a Colt

    Gainesway Farm announced that the first foal sired by grade I winner Cuvee arrived Jan. 5 at Bruce Kline's Foxhills Farm near Lexington.

  • Cuvee, winning the Saratoga Special.

    Cuvee Relocates to Gainesway Farm

    Grade I winner Cuvee, will continue his stud career at Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky., beginning in 2006, after standing his first season at Spendthrift Farm this year.

  • Cuvee, winning the Kentucky Breeders&#39; Cup Stakes.

    Grade I Winner Cuvee to Spendthrift

    Cuvee, last year's runner-up in Eclipse Award balloting for best 2-year-old male for Winchell Thoroughbreds and Bruce Kline and partners' Spendthrift Farm, was retired following his unplaced effort in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and will enter stud at Spendthrift near Lexington, Ky. for a fee of $10,000.

  • Mitchell Happy with Five Post for Kela

    Trainer Mike Mitchell said he was pleased with drawing the five post for Kela after post positions were drawn for Saturday's $1-million Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). Kela is among the 13 entered for the six-furlong affair at Lone Star Park.

  • Cuvee, winning the Kentucky Cup Sprint last year.

    Cuvee Added to Sprint Lineup; Lady Tak Possible

    Cuvee, one of the top juveniles of 2003, is on track for a start in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint, trainer Steve Asmussen said Saturday. Asmussen said 4-year-old filly Lady Tak also remains an outside possibility for the Sprint.

  • Speed Tilts as Level Playingfield Takes Sprint

    Level Playingfield, the longest shot in the field of five, stormed from behind under the guidance of John McKee, who took advantage of a fast pace to run down favored Cuvee and win the $100,000 Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • Cuvee, Heckle Meet In Kentucky Cup Sprint

    Cuvee, a grade I winner last year who is making his second start since undergoing knee surgery late last year, is the 8-5 morning line favorite in the $100,000 Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. III) at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • Azeri: will she face males in the Breeders&#39; Cup Classic?

    Countdown to the Cup: Will Azeri Tackle the Boys?

    Although there are still several major preps remaining for the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), the leading players are pretty well set, with Pleasantly Perfect, Ghostzapper, and Birdstone all heading straight for Texas. But there is still one player – former Horse of the Year Azeri -- who could add a whole new dimension to the race.

  • Pie N Burger Steps Up to the Plate in Ky. Cup

    Pie N Burger is being aimed for his first graded stakes victory in more than a year in Saturday's Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II) at Turfway Park. The 6-year-old gelding by <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1321387&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Twining</a> won't find the going easy in the 1 1/8-mile race.

  • Fields for Kentucky Cup Shaping Up

    The fields for the Sept. 18 Kentucky Cup at Turfway Park are beginning to take shape and full fields are expected.

  • Fire Slam Smokes Cuvee in Matt Winn

    Taking advantage of a red-hot pace, Stan E. Fulton's Fire Slam and jockey Pat Day smoked past the leaders on the outside in mid-stretch and cruised to an easy 5 1/4-length victory in the $103,499 Matt Winn Stakes for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs.

  • Fire Slam and Cuvee Set for Matt Winn

    Stan Fulton's Fire Slam, a one-time Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopeful and runner-up in Keeneland's Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II), heads a small but strong field entered in Saturday's third running of the $100,000-added Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs.

  • Asmussen Trio, Cajun Beat Work at Churchill

    Trainer Steve Asmussen's powerful trio of contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships --Cuvee, Lady Tak, and Posse -- were all busy with pre-dawn works on Monday at Churchill Downs in preparation for their runs Oct. 25.

  • Cuvee runs away with Futurity.

    Futurity Winner Cuvee Only Gets Better

    The knock on Cuvee is that he has a sprint pedigree, but so far, the longer the distance for the standout chestnut colt, the bigger his margin of victory. The Verne Winchell-bred Carson City colt drew off to win Sunday's $200,000 Belmont Futurity (gr.I) for 2-year-olds by 8 1/4 lengths.

  • Future is Now for Value Plus

    Trainer Todd Pletcher seeks to continue his winning ways with 2-year-olds when he saddles Value Plus in Sunday's $200,000 Futurity (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • Cuvee runs away with Saratoga Special.

    Cuvee Cruises in Saratoga Special

    Cuvee cruised to an easy 7 1/2-length win over a sloppy going in Wednesday's $150,000 Saratoga Special Stakes (gr. III) at Saratoga. The Steve Asmussen trainee covered the 6 1/2-furlong distance in 1:15.4. Pomeroy was second, followed by Limehouse 2 3/4 lengths back in third.

  • Limehouse remained undefeated with Bashford Manor victory on Churchill Downs&#39; closing day card.

    Limehouse Takes Eventful Bashford Manor

    Dogwood Stable's unbeaten Limehouse overcame a troubled trip in Sunday's $162,750 Bashford Manor (gr. III) to win by a widening 4 1/2 lengths in a roughly run closing day feature for 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs.

  • Perfect Cuvee Stands Out in Bashford Manor

    Winchell Thoroughbred's unbeaten Cuvee, a dominating winner of the Kentucky Breeders' Cup (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, is the headliner in a battle of so far perfect 2-year-olds converging on Churchill Downs for $125,000-added Bashford Manor Stakes (gr. III).

  • New Faces to Challenge Cuvee in Bashford Manor

    Cuvee, a romping winner in the Kentucky Breeders' Cup (gr. III), looms as a heavy favorite in Sunday's 102nd running of the six-furlong race for 2-year-olds - but he will be challenged by some new faces.

  • Led by Cuvee, Asmussen Runners Tune Up at Churchill

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Cuvee, who looms as a heavy favorite in Sunday's 102nd running of the $125,000-added Bashford Manor Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds, finished his major preparation for the six furlong race with a Monday work at Churchill Downs.

  • Half-Interest in Cuvee Sold

    In Tuesday barn notes from Churchill Downs, trainer Steve Asmussen confirmed that Winchell Thoroughbreds has reached an agreement to sell half-interest in Kentucky Breeders' Cup (gr. III) winner Cuvee.

  • Mineshaft, Cuvee Work at Churchill

    William S. Farish, Temple Webber, Jr. and James Elkins' Mineshaft turned in an easy four furlong breeze on Monday at Churchill Downs, his first work since his narrow loss to Perfect Drift in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) on June 14.

  • Cuvee rolls to victory.

    No Surprise as Favored Cuvee Rolls in Kentucky Breeders' Cup

    Cuvee, ridden by Lonnie Meche, swept to the lead on the far turn and drew off for a convincing 8 1/4-length victory over First Money in Memorial Day's featured $174,200 grade III Kentucky Breeders' Cup for 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs.

  • Cuvee Merits Favorite Role in Kentucky BC

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Cuvee, a dazzling 6 1/2-length winner in his career debut at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Oaks Day, heads a field of six in the 5 1/2-furlong Kentucky Breeders' Cup (gr. III) Monday, the first graded stakes race of the year for American 2-year-olds.