Keyword: Danzig

  • Century City Back in Arcadia After 'Bid Debacle

    Century City prompted the pace before fading like a cheap suit in the Explosive Bid Handicap (gr. IIT) at the Fair Grounds on March 23. He returns after just two weeks in Sunday's Arcadia Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita.

  • Century City Collects First U.S. Victory

    Irish-bred Century City got his elusive first United States victory Saturday in the $150,000 Turf Paradise Breeders' Cup Handicap for older grass horses in Phoenix.

  • Polish Miner to Stand at Northview

    Polish Miner, a graded stakes-placed son of Danzig, will enter stud in 2003 at Richard Golden, Dr. Tom Bowman, and Allaire du Pont's Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md. His fee will be $3,500.

  • Century City Promising in U.S. Debut; Royal Gem Wins

    Royal Gem battled 50-1 Aly Bubba and 7-10 favorite Century City to the wire for neck victory in the $100,000 Bay Meadows Derby (gr. IIIT) at 1 1/8-mile on the fall meet's closing day Sunday.

  • Greely to Prep Century City in Bay Meadows Derby

    The classy Irish-bred colt Century City is expected make his U.S. debut next Sunday at Bay Meadows in the $100,000 Bay Meadows Derby (gr. IIIT). Mike Smith, who won two Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Arlington Park, will ride Century City.

  • Door Opened for New Leading Sire of Breeders' Cup Winners

    The leading Breeders' Cup sire by earnings, Deputy Minister, does not have an entrant this year. That could open the door for another sire to take over that title, the likely candidates being Storm Cat, Seattle Slew, Mr. Prospector, and Sadler's Wells.

  • Claiborne Raises Pulpit's Fee

    The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm increased the 2003 fee for prominent second-crop stallion Pulpit

  • Danzig colt purchased by D. Wayne Lukas for $2.4 million.

    Keeneland's Marathon Sale Kicks Off With 33% Average Decline

    With downturns in the U.S. economy and the selected summer sales, an air of uncertainty hung over the Keeneland sales pavilion in Lexington, Ky. before Monday's first session of the 12-day September Yearling Sale. By the end of the day, a lot of the questions being asked by buyers, sellers, and sales company officials had been answered. The bottom line is that there is less money in the yearling marketplace than there was at this time last year.

  • Stallion Access Sale Averages $29,197

    After a year's hiatus, Stallion Access' Champagne Sale of Selected Seasons and Shares returned the evening of Aug. 9. Held at Fasig-Tipton's Humphrey S. Finney pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the sale saw 33 of the 44 no-guarantee seasons for 2003 sell for $963,500. In addition, two stallion shares sold for $182,000. The auction, a bellwether sale for next year's stud fees, averaged $29,197.

  • Danzig, has sired 100 graded/group winners.

    Danzig Gets 100th Graded/Group Winner

    Claiborne Farm stallion Danzig came up with his 100th graded or group stakes winner when his son Burning Sun won the July 14 Prix Eugene Adam (Fr-II) at Maisons-Laffitte.

  • Danzig Trifecta in Australia

    The 126th Queensland Derby (Aust-I) on June 8 will be remembered for its Danzig trifecta, provided by County Tyrone and the fillies Galroof and Miss Bussell. The winner was in effect rectifying things for Danewin, the first-crop Danehill son a close second in the more important Australian and Victoria Derbys.

  • Unbridled's Song Season Tops Stallion Access Sale

    A 2002 no-guarantee nomination to Unbridled's Song was sold for $70,000 to top Monday's sale of seasons and shares conducted by Stallion Access Inc. Second-highest price of $55,000 was paid for a Theatrical season. A Danzig season was bought back at $220,000.

  • Agnes World to Stand in England

    Agnes World, who stood his first season this year in Japan and is now standing the Southern Hemisphere season in Australia, will stand in 2002 at Dalham Hall Stud in England.

  • Danzig Season Tops Inaugural Online Auction

    Topped by a Danzig season sold for $280,000, Equine Spectrum.com bloodstock exchange kicked off its online auctions on a successful note Wednesday. Equine Spectrum, a venture formed by breeding farms and bloodstock agencies, reported 21 of the 24 listed nominations were sold. With more than 80 bidders from North American and Europe participating, the sale grossed $1,321,500 for an average price of $62,928.

  • Multiple Group I Winner Crimplene To Be Bred to Danzig

    Three-time group I winner Crimplene has been retired from racing to be bred to Danzig in the 2001 breeding season, according to the Racing Post. Trained by Clive Brittain, the Entenmanns Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) winner finished fourth in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) in her final start.

  • Historic Win For Danzig Horse

    Agnes World, a Kentucky-bred son of Danzig, became the first Japanese-trained horse to win a group I race in Great Britain when he won Thursday's Darley July Cup at Newmarket, England.