Keyword: Dayjur

  • Mecca's Angel rolls to victory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes

    'Angel' Dominates for Second Nunthorpe Win

    Mecca's Angel blistered to her second successive win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (Eng-I) at York, easily dispatching favorite Limato for a clear win in near course-record time Aug. 19.

  • Dayjur in the 1990 Breeders' Cup Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/Classics/Classic-Photos/22651042_hrMBZZ#!i=2790452740&k=TX5mHnj">Order This Photo</a>

    European Champion and Sire Dayjur Dead

    European champion and sire Dayjur was euthanized Sept. 25 at Shadwell Farm in Lexington due to the infirmities of old age, according to an announcement from the farm. He was 26 and had been pensioned since 2010.

  • Safely Kept (right) defeated Dayjur in the 1990 Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Champion Safely Kept Pensioned

    Safely Kept, a champion sprinter and Breeders' Cup winner on the racetrack and later a multiple stakes producer, has been pensioned from broodmare duties.

  • Put It Back is the latest hope for keeping alive the Man o' War sire line.

    Put It Back Keeping Sire Line Alive

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter <P>Were it not for Florida, there would now be no active male line tracing back to that most revered of American racehorses, Man o' War. The line had already begun to fade from prominence when Tartan Farms' colt In Reality came along in the stellar foal crop of 1964. Today, Bridlewood Farm's young stallion Put It Back, a son of Honour and Glory and a great-grandson of In Reality, is the latest young sire with the potential to keep this line alive. One of Put It Back's runners who is helping make this happen is grade I winner In Summation.

  • Storm Cat Colt Died of Aneurysm During Calder Workout

    An autopsy has determined the $900,000 Storm Cat yearling, purchased as a yearling by Florida-based consignors Randy Hartley and Dean De Renzo, died of an aneurysm suffered during a Feb. 25 breeze show for the March 6 Fasig-Tipton Calder sale of 2-year-olds in training .

  • Phone Trick Colt Moves to Top of OBS Sale

    New York-based trainer Steve Klesaris went to $550,000 to acquire a son of Phone Trick to highlight the Feb. 8 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. selected 2-year-olds in training sale at Calder Race Course.