Keyword: Gone West

  • 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.

  • Damages Awarded in Stallion Trial

    A Las Vegas federal jury has awarded nearly $1.9 million in damages to a New York horsewoman and her partners in a case involving the undisclosed sale of shares and seasons of prominent Thoroughbred stallions.

  • Gone West will stand in 2008 for $85,000 at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

    Gone West's Fee Dropped to $85,000

    Gone West, who is just 10 shy of 100 stakes winners, will stand in 2008 for $85,000 at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

  • Gone West at Mill Ridge Farm

    Mill Ridge Farm Announces 2008 Stud Fees

    Dr. John and Alice Chandler's Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington announced Nov. 1 that the fees for the farm's stallions would be reduced for 2008.

  • Saoirse Abu

    Saoirse Abu: A Message in the Wind

    Saoirse Abu has become a legitimate contender for a Cartier Award as European champion juvenile filly with victories in the Independent Waterford Wedgwood Phoenix Stakes (Ire-I) and the Moyglare Stud Stakes (Ire-I).

  • OBS Yearling Sales

    Open Portion of OBS Yearling Sale Sees Increases

    Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. realized increases in average and median prices during the open sale portion of its annual August yearling sale that finished Aug. 24 and recorded a final gross total nearly the same as last year.

  • Pulpit Filly, More Than Ready Colt Highlight F-T Offerings

    Horses attracting the attention of shoppers prior to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale in Lexington included a strapping filly from the A.P. Indy line that might remind you of Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Rags to Riches and a More Than Ready colt that was described by one of his owners as a "spitting image" of his sire.

  • Istan Doesn't Look Back, Wins Artax 'Cap

    Darpat S.L. Stable's 5-year-old Istan went to the front at the start of Saturday's $100,000 Artax Handicap for older horses at Gulfstream Park and went all the way to score by 2 1/2 lengths over Paradise Dancer.

  • Storm Cat Colt Died of Aneurysm During Calder Workout

    An autopsy has determined the $900,000 Storm Cat yearling, purchased as a yearling by Florida-based consignors Randy Hartley and Dean De Renzo, died of an aneurysm suffered during a Feb. 25 breeze show for the March 6 Fasig-Tipton Calder sale of 2-year-olds in training .

  • Keeneland Breeding Stock Sale Soaring Near Midpoint

    Some record prices, an increase in million-dollar horses, and the presence of the world's top buyers drove significant increases in totals as the Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale reached its midpoint Saturday.

  • Union Avenue Avoids Traffic, Wins American Derby

    Union Avenue opened up a clear advantage in the stretch and was able to hold off an unlucky Can't Beat It by a half-length to capture the $250,000 American Derby (gr. IIT) at odds of 23-1 for trainer Bill Mott on the Arlington Park turf course Saturday.

  • Secrettame, at Mare Haven Farm in 2002.

    Secrettame, Dam of Gone West, Dies at 28

    Audrey Reed's top producer Secrettame, dam of leading sire Gone West, died March 17 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., following a severe bout of colic. The daughter of Secretariat was 28.

  • Changeintheweather to Xanthus Farm

    Changeintheweather, a grade I-winning son of Gone West, will relocate to Ron and Barbara Rickline's Xanthus Farm near Gettysburg, Pa. for the 2006 breeding season. The dual stakes winner, who entered stud in 2004, moves from Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky.

  • Gone West's Fee Reduced to $125,000

    Gone West, a leading sire for years at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, will have his fee dropped to $125,000 from $150,000.

  • Alice Chandler to be 2005 Honor Guest at TCA

    The Thoroughbred Club of America announced Tuesday that Alice Chandler has been elected by its board of directors as Honor Guest for the Club's annual Testimonial Dinner. The event will be held at Keeneland Race Course Nov. 5.

  • Gone West Syndicate Contributes to KEEP

    The Gone West syndicate has donated $100,000 to the Kentucky Equine Education Project, which was formed to promote and protect the horse industry in the state.

  • ReRun Celebrates Father's Day with Artwork by Sires

    ReRun announced it will celebrate the coming Father's Day by exhibiting various "Moneighs" created by famous sires and their progeny including; A.P. Indy and sons, Mineshaft and Rock Slide, among others.

  • Trainer Dermot Weld Scores 3,000th Career Win

    Irish trainer Dermot Weld scored his 3,000th career win Feb. 17 at Nad al Sheba Racecourse when King Jock, under jockey Pat Smullen, posted a 1 3/4-length victory in the San Siro International Stakes over 1,500 meters on the turf during the Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • Record Price Established at Hong Kong International Sale

    The Hong Kong International Sale realized a record price Dec. 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse when a gelded son of King's Best sold for HK$6 million (US $771,506). The sale was held for the first time inside the new HK$410 million retractable roof walking ring on the Saturday afternoon prior to the Dec. 12 Cathay Pacific International races.

  • Classy Speightstown Sizzles in Sprint

    Eugene and Laura Melnyk's Speightstown roared to the front in early stretch, opened up a commanding lead, then held off the late run of Kela to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) by 1 ¼ lengths. The son of Gone West covered the six furlongs in 1:08.11.

  • Pletcher: "[Speightstown} has to win to be the champion."

    Championship Honors on Line for Speightstown

    The Todd Pletcher-trained Speightstown will enter the gate for Saturday's $1-million Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Lone Star Park as one of the heavy favorites to win the six-furlong race, but a win could almost guarantee end of the year divisional honors.

  • Elusive Quality will join breeding's $100,000 Club in 2005.

    Elusive Quality's Fee Raised to $100,000

    Elusive Quality, who began his stallion career standing for $10,000 and has sired 16 stakes winners to date including Smarty Jones, will stand in 2005 for $100,000.

  • Speightstown to Stand at WinStar

    Speightstown, winner of the recent Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II), will stand next year at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Gone West Colt, Sekiguchi's Buys Top Japan Sale Session

    One day after paying a world-record price for a suckling or weanling sold at public auction, Japanese owner Fusao Sekiguchi went to â280 million ($2,592,593) to acquire a Gone West colt on the final day of the Japan Racing Horse AssociationĀs select foal sale at Northern Park on the island of Hokkaido.

  • Speightstown Rolls To Win In True North Handicap

    John Velazquez was on some speedballs Saturday at Belmont. A race after he guided Bear Fan to a track record going 6 1/2 furlongs, he took Speightstown on a tour-de-force at six furlongs.

  • Keeper Hill Delivers Gone West Colt

    Keeper Hill, winner of the 1998 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), delivered her first foal Thursday morning. The foal, a colt by Gone West was delivered at Dr. John and Alice Chandler's Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

  • Pedigree Profile: Smarty Jones a Smart Choice

    Some Kentucky Derby pundits have questioned Smarty Jones' pedigree due to the speed influences of his sire, <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1396994&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Elusive Quality</a>, and broodmare sire, Smile. Their problem lies in the fact they haven't scratched much beyond the surface.

  • U.S. Bred Conroy Three-Peats in Group III at Nad Al Sheba

    Adi Selvaratnam's amazing Conroy, a 6-year-old gelded son of <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=984265&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Gone West</a>, landed his third consecutive Mahab Al Shimaal (UAE-III) over six furlongs at Nad Al Sheba on Saturday night.

  • U.S. Winner Rosencrans Tops Dubai Field

    Godolphin's Rosencrans, winner of his sole juvenile start in the United States last year, turned the 3-year-old conditions race over 1,500 meters at Nad Al Sheba on Thursday night into a procession.