Keyword: evans

  • Evans Dispersal Horses Shine at Keeneland

    Mike Ryan, acting as agent on behalf of an unnamed client, purchased a Medaglia d'Oro colt for $470,000, the highest priced colt so far during the Sept. 13 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Florida Derby runner-up Dunkirk worked at Palm Meadows on April 18.

    Dunkirk Works Five Furlongs

    Dunkirk, runner-up in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park March 28, worked a solid five furlongs in :59.9 April 18 at Palm Meadows.

  • Wisconsin Governor and NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance
Independent Monitor Tommy Thompson participates in an onsite review at Churchill Downs on April 6.

    Churchill Downs Accredited by Alliance

    At a press conference April 9 at Churchill Downs, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced that the Louisville racetrack has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance following a comprehensive review of racing operations at the facility.

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    Midnight Lute to Hill 'n' Dale

    Midnight Lute, the only horse to win the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) twice, has been retired from racing and will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington in 2009.

  • Churchill Gets 2010 Cup; More on Way?

    The Breeders' Cup World Championships will return to Churchill Downs in 2010 to begin what could be a regular run of the Kentucky racetrack serving as a host site, officials indicated Oct. 8.

  • Stormin Fever

    Stormin Fever to Golden Eagle

    Stormin Fever, who has sired the career earners of $17.1 million, has been purchased by Betty Mabee and her son Larry to stand at their Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.

  • Smooth Air, winner of the Jan. 5 Hutcheson (gr. II), is pointing to the March 29 Florida Derby (gr. I).

    Florida Derby Picks Up Another Contender

    Mount Joy Stables' Smooth Air became a prime contender for the $1-million Florida Derby (gr. I) March 29 at Gulfstream Park after working a mile March 9.

  • Churchill Names Bill Mudd Chief Financial Officer

    Churchill Downs Inc. has appointed William "Bill" Mudd to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer, the Louisville-based racing company announced Oct. 4. Mudd succeeds Mike Miller, who left his role as executive vice president and CFO in January to pursue other business interests.

  • Canadian Stallion Cat's At Home Dead

    Cat's At Home, who was Canada's leading freshman sire last year, died suddenly March 24 at Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

  • Christmas Kid Won't be Kidding Around in Bonnie Miss

    Not much has weighed on the mind of trainer Jimmy Jerkens when it comes to Edward Evans' Christmas Kid, but he has some slight distance concerns as the daughter of Lemon Drop Kid tries the Saturday's $150,000 Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Turn Signal

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Twenty years ago, in the infancy of whole-card simulcasting, there were fears that only the so-called "super tracks" would survive -- those offering the highest-quality racing signals to receiving sites around the country.

  • Robert L. Evans, Churchill Downs president and CEO, said agreements will benefit customers and the industry.

    Churchill, Magna Enter Major Content Agreement

    Churchill Downs Inc. and Magna Entertainment Corp., the two leading owners of racetracks in North America, said March 5 they have entered into agreements that include CDI's purchase of 50% interest in MEC's HRTV network.

  • Churchill Downs, Magna Join Forces With Empire Racing

    The continuing consolidation of racing interests seeking the franchise currently held by the New York Racing Association took a quantum leap Wednesday when it was announced that Churchill Downs Inc. and Magna Entertainment were joining the Empire Racing team.

  • Prominent Retired Trainer John Campo Sr. Dead

    Retired trainer John Campo Sr., who conditioned champions Pleasant Colony, Protagonist, and Talking Picture, died Nov. 14 due to declining health over the past several years.

  • Graded Winner Halo Homewrecker to Australia

    Halo Homewrecker, a graded stakes winner by Southern Halo, has been purchased by Collingrove Stud for stallion duty at the Australia nursery located in Victoria.

  • Roaring Fever to Metropolitan in New York

    Stakes winner Roaring Fever will enter stud at Michael and Debra Lischin's Metropolitan Stud near Pine Plains, N.Y., where he will stand for a syndicate.

  • California Stallion Cherokee Colony Dies

    Cherokee Colony, a grade I winner who sired 10 stakes winners, died last week at the University of California at Davis Veterinary Hospital after suffering an internal rupture.

  • Stakes Producer Christmas Bonus Dead

    Christmas Bonus, a stakes winner and dam of five stakes winners, was euthanized Aug. 18 at age 26 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Only At Night Runs Away With Mamie Eisenhower

    What could have been a potential match race between <br>female titleholders One Fine Shweetie and Sharky's Review in Saturday's $60,000 Mamie Eisenhower Stakes became a gate-to-wire runaway for a third contender in the race, Only At Night.

  • Raging Fever, one of two graded stakes winners produced from Pennant Fever.

    Prominent Broodmare Pennant Fever Dead

    Pennant Fever, a grade I producer for Edward P. Evans, died Feb. 24 at Kesmarc rehabilitation center near Versailles, Ky., following a three-year battle with laminitis.

  • Withallprobability and Daughter Die

    Graded stakes winner and stakes producer Withallprobability and her grade III-winning daughter With Ability died last month. Both were owned by Edward Evans Spring Hill Farm, near Casanova, Va.

  • Newly-retired Summer Colony winning the Molly Pitcher Breeders&#39; Cup Handicap this past June.

    Millionaires Summer Colony, Affluent Retired

    Edward P. Evans' homebred millionaire Summer Colony, the first and one of two horses to beat Azeri, has arrived at her owner's Spring Hill Farm near Casanova, Va., following her retirement.

  • Grade II Winner Seeking Daylight Retired

    Edward Evans' homebred grade II winner Seeking Daylight has been retired from racing and will be sent from trainer Mark Hennig's New York barn to the owner's Spring Hill Farm near Casanova, Va.

  • Cat's At Home to Windfields

    Grade II winner Cat's At Home will enter stud at Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

  • John Velasquez aboard Queen Bee winner Raging Fever.

    Queen Bee

    Things were back to normal for the Edward P. "Ned" Evans stable on June 22. After pulling off the rare feat (for him) of winning two consecutive stakes with colts, Evans and trainer Mark Hennig returned to their filly factory and sent out the queen bee, Raging Fever, for another victory in a filly and mare stakes.

  • Seeking the Daylight takes Brooklyn Handicap.

    Belmont Park Race Report: One of the Boys

    So, there is a king among the Amazon queens after all. In the past two years, trainer Mark Hennig and owner Edward P. Evans have been racking up one stakes victory after another with their bevy of femme fatales. But in the June 15 Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), Evans' familiar yellow and black silks were carried to victory by a 4-year-old hunk name Seeking Daylight.

  • Gygistar Takes Riva Ridge

    Pat Day broke sharply on Gygistar, but was content to let others take the lead. He then came off the rail and went around the leaders to easily win the Riva Ridge Breeders' Cup (gr. II) Saturday at Belmont Park.

  • Summer Colony, background, won a duel with Dancethruthedawn.

    Summer Colony Heats Up Pimlico Distaff

    Colony survived an eyeball to eyeball run through the Pimlico stretch with Dancethruthedawn to win the $150,000 Pimlico Breeders' Cup Distaff Handicap (gr. III) by a nose, kicking off the stakes action on Black-Eyed Susan day.