Keyword: Dynaformer

  • Dynaformer wins the 1988 Discovery Handicap

    Improved Silks and Dynaformer's Discovery

    Racing, like football, is a game of inches, a sport wherein slight margins can mean the difference between glory and defeat. An example was the Nov. 12 Discovery Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct. By inches—a nose, in fact—the stakes went to Dynaformer.

  • Breaking Lucky winning the July 28 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie

    Classic Runners Back for More in Breeders'

    Queen's Plate runner-up Danish Dynaformer takes on Prince of Wales winner Breaking Lucky in the $500,000 Breeders' Stakes for Canadian-breds Aug. 16 at Woodbine. The 12-furlong race is the third leg of Canada's Triple Crown.

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    Medal Count Retired to Spendthrift Farm

    Grade III winner and classic-placed Medal Count, a son of Dynaformer, has been retired and will stand stud in 2016 at Spendthrift Farm near Lexington as the newest participant in the farm's Share The Upside Program.

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    Bolo's Best Effort Could Surface in Derby

    When the connections of Bolo look for a reason why the third-place Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) finisher could jump up and win the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, the dirt surface at Churchill Downs provides hope.

  • Ioya Bigtime in Uruguay

    Illinois-bred son of Dynaformer, a multiple graded stakes winner who raced for Team Block, walks at Haras La Concordia in Uruguay. The 2012 Illinois Horse of the Year is at stud there.

  • His Majesty

    The Influence of His Majesty

    The common link between this year's Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and third-place finisher Medal Count is His Majesty.

  • Dynaformer in the 1988 Jersey Derby.

    Slideshow: Dynaformer Retrospective

    Dynaformer sired 25 Grade I winners, 10 Grade II winners, 31 Grade III winners and numerous other stakes winners following his racing career.

  • Dynaformer was welcomed into graded company after winning the 1988 Grade II Jersey Derby at Garden State Park.

    Dynaformer Retrospective

    Dynaformer, Barbaro, Blue Bunting, Brilliant Speed, Collect The Cash Dynaforce & More

  • Medal Count was the last Belmont Stakes participant to arrive in New York.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-5SgRfFp">Order This Photo</a>

    Spendthrift Counts on 'Medal' for Belmont

    Son of Dynaformer may be pointed to turf by his connections in the future, but a big run in the Belmont Stakes June 7 guarantees Medal Count will be given every opportunity to excel on dirt for the remainder of this season.

  • Medal Count comes home strong to win the Transylvania Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3160493410&k=WnhK4jp">Order This Photo</a>

    Medal Count Brave in Transylvania

    Trainer Dale Romans has liked Medal Count from early on, and Spendthrift Farm's Dynaformer colt rewarded his faith April 4 in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes on opening day of the Keeneland spring meet.

  • KY-Bred Lideris Wins Latinoamericana in Peru

    Kentucky-bred Lideris stormed up the rail from off the pace and won the Gran Premio Asociacion Latinoamericana de Jockey Clubes e Hipdromos (Per-I) March 15 at Hipodromo de Monterrico in Lima, Peru.

  • Hip No. 408, colt by Dynaformer.

    Dynaformer Era Comes to an End at F-T Sale

    When Hip 408 went through the sales ring on the second day of the Fasig-Tipton fall yearling sale, it marked the end of an era as the colt is believed to be the final yearling sired by the late Dynaformer sold at auction.

  • Calumet farm manager Eddie Kane

    Credit Brad Kelley for Dynaformer Filly

    The filly that topped the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale Aug. 5 sale is a product of the successful Thoroughbred operation of billionaire businessman Brad Kelley.

  • Saratoga Sale - Hip 69 - Dynaformer-Indy Pick

    Hip No. 69, a daughter of Dynaformer who is a half to multiple graded stakes winner Optimizer, sells for $1,225,000 at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga select yearling sale Aug. 5.

  • Point of Entry delivers in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2563000954&k=k4WVvvq">Order This Photo</a>

    Point of Entry Slams Door in Manhattan 'Cap

    Phipps Stable's Point of Entry captured his eighth victory in 12 starts on grass with a smooth come-from-behind win in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 8.

  • Starformer Continues to Shine in The Very One

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer continued to shine in the $100,000 The Very One Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 16, cruising to 3 1/4-length victory as much the best over seven other older fillies and mares at Gulfstream Park.

  • Spring Venture is one of four stakes winners in Spring At Last's first crop.

    Spring At Last's First Crop

    by Ann Peters<br/> One of the surprise stallion developments of 2012 is Spring At Last, who finished second behind Henrythenavigator on the year-end first-crop sire rankings.

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    Stronach Buys Interest in Point of Entry

    Frank Stronach has purchased a majority interest in three-time grade I winner Point of Entry for breeding purposes from the Phipps Stable, and will maintain half-interest in the horse during his 2013 racing career.

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    McGaughey Turf Stars Primed for Gulfstream

    Shug McGaughey's Hall of Fame training career was built on good old American dirt, but he's rounding out his resume with several accomplished turf runners targeting starts at the Gulfstream Park meet in 2013.

  • Starformer fights off Mystical Star to win the Long Island Handicap.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2206869516&amp;k=vthLfJG&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Starformer Fights to Long Island Win

    Briefly headed in deep stretch but game every step of the way, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer repealed the challenge of Mystical Star to take the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Aqueduct Nov. 10.

  • Harmonious brought $2.8 million in the first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Harmonious Commands $2.8 Million at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Harmonious brought $2.8 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. Acquired by Mandore International Agency, the daughter of Dynaformer was consigned by Lane's End, agent.

  • Kindergarden Kid (left) gets by  Ioya Bigtime late to win the Sycamore.

    Kindergarden Kid Kicks in Late Sycamore Run

    Kindergarden Kid made his third start in little more than a month a winning one at Keeneland Oct. 18, kicking on the afterburners approaching the line to jet home in the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Point of Entry and John Velazquez take the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117861732&amp;k=ch24hwD&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Joe Hirsch: Point of Entry Solidifies Status

    Point of Entry solidified his status as the best turf runner in North America this year with a clear victory in the $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.

  • Ioya Bigtime is a determined winner in the Kentucky Turf Cup.

    Ioya Bigtime Pays Off in KD Turf Cup Effort

    Ioya Bigtime, staked to a loping lead by Jeffrey Sanchez, refused to buckle under relentless pressure from favored Rahystrada to win the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on the grass course at Kentucky Downs Sept. 15.

  • Casino Host holds off Dhaamer to win the Del Mar Handicap.

    Casino Host Feels At Home in Del Mar 'Cap

    Casino Host, a recent addition to the Southern California male turf division, conquered the 1 3/8-mile distance in his first try with a late-running victory in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.

  • Point of Entry is in complete control in the Sword Dancer at Saratoga.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2033111257&amp;k=ZtxMfVJ&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Point of Entry Sails in Sword Dancer

    Point of Entry stamped himself as one of America's best turf competitors with a four-length triumph in the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18.

  • Hip #117, filly, Medaglia d&#39;Oro - Wait a While, by Maria&#39;s Mon, brought $1.575 million at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

    Medaglia d'Oro Filly Brings $1.575M at F-T

    A daughter of Medaglia d'Oro became the current sales topper during the Aug. 7 session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale, bringing a final bid of $1.575 million from trainer Todd Pletcher.