Keyword: gerald ford

  • Dixie Union

    Dixie Union Euthanized

    Multiple grade I winner and successful sire Dixie Union was euthanized July 14 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital because of a deteriorating neurologic problem.

  • Tiz West and jockey Victor Espinoza prevail in the La Puente Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Tiz West Gets 2nd Turf Win in La Puente

    Diamond A Racing's Tiz West withstood a determined bid by favored Afleet Ruler to prevail by three-quarters of a length in Santa Anita's $109,900 La Puente Stakes for 3-year-olds on the grass, denying 18-year-old jockey Joe Talamo his fifth victory on the 11-race program.

  • Grade I Winner Noches De Rosa Retired

    Noches De Rosa, a grade I turf winner for Gerald Ford's Diamond A Racing Corporation, has been retired from racing to take up broodmare duties at Diamond A Farms near Versailles, Ky.

  • The Pacific Classic was among the wins this year for Pleasantly Perfect.

    Pleasantly Perfect Injured and Retired

    Pleasantly Perfect, who finished third in defense of his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury to the left hind ankle.

  • Pleasantly Perfect Injured and Retired

    Pleasantly Perfect, who finished third in defense of his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury to the left hind ankle.

  • Pleasantly Perfect, in his 2004 Pacific Classic victory.

    Pleasantly Perfect To Stand at Lane's End

    Pleasantly Perfect, fifth on the all-time money list and a leading contender for Horse of the Year, will enter stud in 2005 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Diamond A Wins Del Mar Leading Owner Title

    The Diamond A Racing Corporation of Gerald Ford, led by Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Pleasantly Perfect, came away the big winner among owners at the close of the 2004 Del Mar meeting on Sept. 8.

  • Pleasantly Perfect, right, crosses the line to win as Medaglia D`oro follows at Nad Al Sheba.

    Pleasantly Perfect Outruns Medaglia d'Oro in World Cup

    The ninth running of the world's richest horse race, the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) over ten furlongs at Nad Al Sheba on Saturday, was billed as a match between the American duo of Pleasantly Perfect and Medaglia D'Oro. For once, the main protagonists had read the script as Pleasantly Perfect outran Medaglia d'Oro in the stretch.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Cup Runneth Over

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The 20th running of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships had everything a racing fan could ask for: heart-pounding finishes; championship performances, boxcar mutuels, and human interest stories.

  • Hunt Remembered in Coverage of America's Richest

    He didn't make the list, but Nelson Bunker Hunt and his return to Thoroughbred racing was profiled in <i>Forbes</i> magazine's annual coverage of America's 400 wealthiest people.

  • Reciclada Retired

    Gerald Ford's grade II winner Reciclada has been retired from racing after suffering a sesamoid injury on her left front leg during a four-furlong workout at Santa Anita on Dec. 24.