Keyword: Fusaichi Pegasus

  • Fusaichi Pegasus' Stud Fee Decreased

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus, who began his stallion career this year for $150,000 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., had his fee dropped to $135,000 for the 2002 breeding season.

  • Retired dual classic winner Point Given.

    Point Given to Stand for $125,000 at Three Chimneys After $50-Million Deal

    Prince Ahmed Salman announced that dual classic winner Point Given will stand at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. Clay said Point Given will be syndicated into 50 shares and stand for a fee of $125,000 live foal. Richard Mulhall, racing manager of Salman's The Thoroughbred Corp., said the share price is $1 million, putting a value of $50 million on the son of Thunder Gulch, second only among newly retired stallion prospects to the $60-million to $70-million value placed on last year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus. Unlike Fusaichi Pegasus, Point Given will not shuttle to the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Point Given surveys the Del Mar crowd.

    No Decision Yet on Where Point Given Will Stand at Stud

    Richard Mulhall, racing manager of Prince Ahmed Salman's Thoroughbred Corp., said there has been "a lot of interest" in standing recently retired Point Given at stud but that "absolutely nothing" has been decided regarding the colt's future as a stallion. Meanwhile, Point Given will be paraded between races on Del Mar's closing program Wednesday and trainer Bob Baffert said the son of Thunder Gulch would be shipped on Thursday to The Thoroughbred Corp. farm in Bradbury Estates near Santa Anita.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus will join Coolmore Stud's shuttle to Australia.

    Fusaichi Pegasus and High Yield Will Shuttle to Australia

    First-year stallions Fusaichi Pegasus and High Yield will join Coolmore's North America-Australia shuttle contingent this summer, as will Spinning World. Coolmore announced those additions to its Southern Hemisphere roster at Rosehill Gardens racetrack on Saturday, the same day as the running of the Coolmore Classic (Aust-I).

  • In Search of Classic Winners: Sales Are a Prime Source

    How do you get a classic winner? Do you build up a broodmare band, then nurture the resulting offspring and race them as homebreds? Or do you leave all the work associated with foal production to someone else and go shopping at one of the many sales that offer young horses? Combing the sales for classic prospects is a viable option. In fact, during the past 15 years, most winners of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Preakness (gr. I), and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) were offered at public auction prior to their classic triumphs.

  • Dubai Millennium Tops International Classifications

    Godolphin Racing's Dubai Millennium, the impressive six-length winner of the Dubai World Cup, has been accorded top weight of 134 on the International Classifications announced in London Wednesday. Among horses trained in the U.S. on the International Classification, sprinter Kona Gold and Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus both were rated at 127 pounds. That placed Kona Gold behind only Dubai Millennium and Montjeu (130 pounds) on the older horse list and Fusaichi Pegasus' weight assignment exceeded only by Sinndar.

  • Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus.

    $150,000 Fee for Fusaichi Pegasus

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus, who closed out his career with a sixth-place finish in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will stand for $150,000 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

  • Connections of Beaten BC Favorites Offer Excuses

    A day after the Breeders' Cup races were run, the connections of the beaten favorites offered excuses ranging from a possible illness in development to a too hard track surface for their charges disappointing performances on the big day.

  • Derby Winner Installed as Breeders' Cup Classic Favorite

    Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus was installed the 8-5 morning line favorite for Saturday's $4,770,000 Breeders' Cup Classic when post positions were drawn Wednesday. Trained by Neil Drysdale, Fusaichi Pegasus will start from the 9 post under jockey Kent Desormeaux.

  • Classic Notes For Monday

    LOUISVILLE, KY - Following is the daily report on the horses running in the Breeders' Cup Classic, the eighth race of the Breeders' Cup Championship to be run Saturday, Nov. 4, at Churchill Downs.

  • Handicapped

    <i>By Lenny Shulman</i> -- How can you build a fan base for a sport whose athletes retire before their prime?

  • Pegasus Strong in Final Work

    Fusaichi Pegasus completed his serious training for the 1 1/4-mile Breeders Cup Classic (gr. I) with a seven-furlong breeze in 1:27 4/5 over a "fast" track Sunday at Churchill Downs.

  • Pegasus Doing Well; Drysdale May Have Another BC Hope

    Fusao Sekiguchi's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Fusaichi Pegasus, trained by Neil Drysdale, continued Friday to leave a favorable impression in his morning training at Churchill Downs. Meanwhile, Drysdale may have added another contender to his strong Breeders' Cup hand with Stonerside Stable, LLC's recent acquisition Freefourracing.

  • Greely Horses Prepare for Breeders' Cup

    As a Kentucky-born lover of Thoroughbred racing, Beau Greely counts his Kentucky Derby Day victory by Manndar in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (GI) as one of the special moments in his young career. But that victory could drop a notch on his personal highlight reel if he has the Breeders' Cup Day he is hoping for at Churchill Downs on Nov. 4.

  • Riboletta Sent to Churchill; Behrens' Future Up in Air

    Aaron and Marie Jones' brilliant Riboletta led a planeload of Breeders' Cup contenders who arrived at Churchill Downs Monday morning. Meanwhile, Behrens, who suffered a cut on his leg in the Jockey Club Gold Cup, didn't make the flight and could be retired.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, Adonis, Others Work at Belmont

    Jerome Handicap (gr. II) winner Fusaichi Pegasus breezed over a fast Belmont Park strip Monday, covering the distance in :49.82. The Neil Drysdale trainee will likely make his next start in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) as a prep for the Breeders' Cup Classic. Also working at Belmont Monday were Affirmed Success, Albert the Great, and Bevo.

  • Garrett Gomez celebrates his Pacific Classic win aboard Skimming. Tiznow came home second.

    Skimming Assigned Highweight for Meadowlands Cup

    The Bobby Frankel-trained Skimming was assigned highweight of 122 pounds for the $400,000 Meadowlands Cup Handicap (gr. II), a pound more than Golden Missile and three more than Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus. Each of the three top weighted horses, however, are under consideration for other races.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, ridden by jockey Kent Desormeaux, winning the Jerome Handicap at Belmont Park Saturday. El Corredor came in second.

    Fusaichi Pegasus Game in Return

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus returned to the races Saturday with a visually impressive 3/4-length win over El Corredor in the $150,000 Jerome Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park. Under highweight of 124 pounds, conceding from four to 10 pounds to his five rivals, the Neil Drysdale trainee completed the one-turn mile in 1:34.07 over a fast track.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, winning the 2000 Kentucky Derby.

    Fusaichi Pegasus Returns in Jerome Handicap

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus, unraced since a second-place finish in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), returns to the races in the $150,000 Jerome Handicap (gr. II) Saturday at Belmont Park. The one-mile race for 3-year-olds drew a field of seven.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, shown winning the Kentucky Derby, could run at Belmont Park Saturday.

    Fusaichi Pegasus May Run In Jerome

    Depending upon the weather and the colt's condition following a workout Sunday, Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus could return to competition Saturday in the Jerome Handicap (gr. I), a one-mile race for 3-year-olds.

  • Mighty, center, ridden by Shane Sellers, begins his move in the Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds. More Than Ready and Captain Steve, not seen, came in second and third, respectively.

    Mighty Works Toward Jerome 'Cap; Pegasus Works With Bodyguard

    Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Mighty worked six furlongs in 1:13.47, breezing, at Belmont Park Sunday in preparation for Saturday's one-mile $150,000 Jerome Handicap (gr. II). Fusaichi Pegasus also worked at Belmont Sunday in company with Bodyguard, and the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner is also under consideration for the Jerome.

  • Countdown to the Cup, Sept. 14

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- If you're lucky enough to be in New York or Kentucky this weekend, you're in for some super racing, with a good possibility of seeing a Breeders' Cup winner or two.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus alone at the finish of the Kentucky Derby.

    Derby Winner Returns To Serious Training

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus returned to the track Thursday for his first serious work since he suffered a minor foot injury following his second-place finish in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), covering three furlongs in :39 1/5 over a fast track at Hollywood Park.

  • Lemon Aid

    <i>By Dan Liebman </i> -- Now that things in the Thoroughbred market have been spiraling up again in dramatic fashion, it is only natural to begin wondering what the future holds.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus.

    Derby Winner Cleared For Stud Duty

    Coolmore Stud has finalized its purchase of controlling interest in Fusaichi Pegasus after the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner successfully passed veterinary tests to determine his ability to stand at stud.<br>

  • No Decisions on Pegasus, Unshaded

    The trainers of Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus and Peter Pan Stakes runner-up Unshaded still have not made decisions on whether their colts will compete in the June 10 Belmont Stakes.