Keyword: Gainesway

  • Keeneland Gross Down 29.7%

    Sunday's session of the Keeneland September yearling sale was similar to Saturday's session in that key indicators were down from last year's comparable figures.

  • Hip 1592; colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Game Trick by Clever Trick was the top seller on day 5 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, bringing a final bid of $500,000.

    Keeneland Average, Gross, Median Decline

    Zayat Stables paid $500,000 for a colt by Medaglia d'Oro to top the Sept. 13 session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale. Consigned by Eaton Sales, agent, the colt is out of the unraced Clever Trick mare Game Trick, and from the family of champion sprinter and sire Langfuhr.

  • Beck, Bell Named to NTRA Board

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) board of directors met Sept. 11 in Lexington and selected two new board members, Antony Beck of Gainesway Farm and Reynolds Bell Jr., chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

  • Hip 712, Mr. Greeley-Chinoe Road by Old Trieste, brought $875,000 to lead the third session of the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Third Session Numbers Solid

    No horses inspired buyers to pay dazzling seven-figure amounts during the third day of the Keeeneland September yearling sale in Lexington. But some of the results for the auction's first open session were encouraging after significant downturns during the two select sessions that kicked off the sale.

  • Hip 12, a daughter of Playful Act (IRE) who sold for $850,000, was one of the highlights of the first morning of the sale.

    Keeneland September Sale Slumps at Start

    Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferguson, had some advice for shoppers during the Keeneland September yearling sale's opening day, which suffered downturns of 16.8% in gross revenue and 7.7% in average price from 2007. "If somebody is thinking of buying a racehorse," he said, "this is a good time to do it because I think there will be value to be had throughout the course of the year. The market is probably a little sticky."

  • Hip 145, a son of Unforgettable Max, sold for $330,000 during day one of the July Fasig-Tipton Yearling Sale.

    High Buy-Backs and $330k Colt Open FTK

    A colt from the first crop of Unforgettable Max sold for $330,000, and the buy-back rate rose to 44.1% during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling auction July 14. The average price rose 5.4% and the median stayed steady at $75,000. The sale continues Tuesday.

  • Birdstone

    Birdstone Gets First Winner

    Birdstone notched his first winner when his son S. S. Stone won at Hollywood Park on June 29 in his initial race.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen Has Drug Positive

    Steve Asmussen has been notified of a drug overage, Daily Racing Form reported June 25.

  • Ocean Colors, daughter of Winning Colors, impressively draws away to win her debut.

    Winning Colors Filly Impressive in Debut

    Gainesway Thoroughbreds' Ocean Colors, a 2-year-old Orientate filly out of 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Winning Colors, made her racing debut one to remember June 13 at Churchill Downs by scoring a front-running 5 1/4-length victory in the fourth race

  • Tapit had his first winner May 14 at Churchill Downs.

    Tapit Colt Wins at Churchill

    Grade I winner Tapit was represented by his first U.S. winner when his son Retap won May 14 at Churchill Downs in his first start.

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    Half-Brother to Pyro Born

    A half-brother to classics contender Pyro was born March 12 at 10:15 p.m. at the Winchell family's Corinthia near Lexington.

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    Strong Surf

    MAHUBAH's CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P> With only 16 starts under his belt as a 6-year-old, Surf Cat is far from the most durable runner in North America. But when he is right, there are few with more sheer talent. Having run down grade I winner Greg's Gold in the San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 16, Surf Cat has now recorded his fifth win in a grade II race.

  • Mr. Greeley&#39;s 2008 fee has increased $50,000, to $125,000.

    Mr. Greeley's Fee Upped to $125,000

    Gainesway Farm has announced the 2008 stud fee for prominent sire Mr. Greeley will be $125,000, up from $75,000 in 2007.

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    Corinthian to Stand for $40,000 at Gainesway

    Corinthian, lengthy winner of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, has been retired and will enter stud for a $40,000 fee at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • Corinthian

    Corinthian to Stand at Gainesway

    Corinthian, winner of this year's Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I), will enter stud in 2008 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • For Gainesway, It's One for the Home Team

    Watching the Aug. 18 Alabama (gr. I) on the jumbo monitor on the first floor of the clubhouse at Saratoga, Michael Hernon pumped his fist in the air as Bentley L. Smith's homebred Lady Joanne crossed the wire first in the 1 1/4-mile race for 3-year-old fillies.

  • Champion Afleet Alex's First Foal

    Champion Afleet Alex's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 21 at Bettina Jenney's Derry Meeting Farm near Cochranville, Pa.

  • Mr. Greeley's Fee More Than Doubled

    Gainesway Farm stallion Mr. Greeley, who enjoyed a fine year at this year's major yearling sales, will stand in 2007 for $75,000.

  • Ten Most Wanted Moving to New York

    Ten Most Wanted, who stood his first two seasons at Gainesway Farm in Kentucky, is moving to Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions New York for the 2007 season.

  • Afleet Alex

    Afleet Alex Recovering After Hernia Surgery

    Gainesway Farm reported Wednesday that dual classic winner and stallion Afleet Alex is recovering from surgery performed on Sept. 26 to repair an inguinal hernia.

  • Strategic Mission Returning to Gainesway

    Strategic Mission, who stood his first two years at Gainesway Farm near Lexington before standing the last three in New York, will return to Gainesway for the 2007 breeding season.

  • Champion Producer Dream Team Dead

    Dream Team, a grade I winner and dam of champion sprinter Orientate, died June 7 from complications from foaling a Gone West colt two days earlier at Gainesway Farm (Antony Beck, president) near Lexington.

  • First U.S. Winner for Officer at Churchill Downs

    Officer was represented by his first winner in the United States on May 21 at Churchill Downs when his first-crop 2-year-old colt Run Alex Run defeated a $46,500 maiden special field.

  • Winning Colors Delivers Orientate Filly

    Winning Colors, the 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) heroine and the third and last filly to win the race, delivered a filly by Orientate Feb. 10 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm. The filly is the first reported foal out of Winning Colors since 1999, when she foaled a Broad Brush colt named Dr. Litin.

  • Texas Stallion Pancho Villa Dead

    Pancho Villa, a speedy son of Secretariat, suffered a heart attack and died right before he was getting ready to cover his first mare this breeding season at Dr. Steve Hicks' Cedarcrest Farm near Palestine, Texas.

  • Tapit Filly Born in Florida

    Grade I winner Tapit's first crop includes a filly born Jan. 20 at Xavier and Sharon Moreau's farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Cuvee's First Foal Is a Colt

    Gainesway Farm announced that the first foal sired by grade I winner Cuvee arrived Jan. 5 at Bruce Kline's Foxhills Farm near Lexington.

  • Luhuk to Remain in Argentina

    Luhuk, who shuttled from Argentina to Gainesway Farm (Antony Beck, president) near Lexington the past several seasons, will remain in Argentina.

  • First Birdstone Foal Born at Overbrook

    The first foal sired by 2004 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Birdstone was born Jan. 11 at the Young family's Overbrook Farm near Lexington.

  • Sir Cat to Chile

    Sir Cat, sire of 2005 grade II winners Cativa and Surf Cat, has been sold to stand at Haras Jockey in Chile.

  • Millionaire Subordination to Uruguay

    Subordination, a millionaire two-time grade I turf winner, has been purchased by Juan Marmorek's Uruguayan Stud Montana Ranch for stallion duty in Uruguay.

  • Afleet Alex, winning the Belmont, is going to stud at Gainesway Farm.

    Afleet Alex to Stand at Gainesway for $40,000

    Cash is King Stable, Jess Jackson, and Gainesway Farm have announced that dual classic winner Afleet Alex will enter stud for $40,000 at Gainesway near Lexington.

  • Grade I Winner Joyeux Danseur Dead in Australia

    Joyeux Danseur, a grade I winner at Churchill Downs, died in early November while standing at Gary Turkington's Wattle Brae Thoroughbred Stud in Queensland, Australia.