Keyword: High Chaparral

  • Pondarosa Miss Prevails in Easter Thriller

    Four horses were seemingly locked together at the finish of the Manco Easter Handicap (gr. I) April 18 at Ellerslie, but Pondarosa Miss got her head in front after storming strongly down the outside.

  • Hartnell, Fenway Win Group I's in Australia

    Godolphin's Hartnell caused a sensation prior to the start of The BMW (Aus-I) March 28 at Rosehill Gardens, but eventually proved a decisive winner over Japanese raider and favorite To the World.

  • Godolphin One-Two in Chipping Norton Stakes

    Contributer's victory in the Chipping Norton Stakes (Aus-I) Feb. 28 at Warwick Farm, provided owner Godolphin a first top-level win in Australia since launching operations there last year.

  • Lot 175 by Lope de Vega (IRE) out of Princess Serena (USA).

    Lope de Vega Colt Leads Tattersalls Trading

    A Lope de Vega colt from the family of English and Irish group I winner Rizeena topped the Tattersalls December yearling sale Nov. 24, bringing 325,000 guineas ($535,921 in United States funds).

  • Toronado (right) won the 2014 Queen Anne Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rRWrvFm">Order This Photo</a>

    Toronado to Carry Hannon Hopes in BC Mile

    Al Shaqab Racing's British-based Toronado is being aimed for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) Nov. 1 after missing last year's World Championships to continue his recovery from throat surgery.

  • High Jinx Makes All to Capture Prix Cadran

    High Jinx broke through in his third attempt to win the Qatar Prix du Cadran (Fr-I) Oct. 5 at Longchamp, making all the pace and holding on to score by a neck in the stamina-sapping marathon.

  • Lot 1055, a Dubawi filly, sold for 450,000 guineas.

    European Sales Record Eclipsed at Tattersalls

    The third day of the Tattersalls December foal sale Nov. 29 posted the highest one-day financials at a foal sale in European auction history as total receipts soared 35% from last year's corresponding session.

  • Breeders' Cup Repeat Runs

    As a companion to the feature in the October 26 Blood-Horse, we present video highlights of the 12 horses who have had multiple Breeders' Cup victories.

  • Heartbreak for Atlantic Jewel at Caulfield

    Atlantic Jewel came close to retaining her unbeaten record in the Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (Aus-I) Sept. 21 at Caulfield, but It's a Dundeel edged her at the finish in a heartbreaker for the star mare.

  • Toronado (right) takes the QIPCO Sussex Stakes at Goodwood Racecourse. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2668584011&k=7h6jBv8">Order This Photo</a>

    Toronado Bests Dawn Approach in Showdown

    Toronado wore down classic winner Dawn Approach in the final furlong and finally got the best of his rival on the third try in their QIPCO Sussex Stakes (Eng-I) showdown July 31 at Goodwood.

  • It's a Dundeel, Guelph Win at Randwick

    While Black Caviar's 25th win in the T. J. Smith Stakes (Aus-I) stole the spotlight April 13 at Royal Randwick, fans saw two other superlative performances in group I stakes on the card from It's a Dundeel and filly Guelph.

  • It's a Dundeel Romps in Rosehill Guineas

    It's a Dundeel will be aimed for a sweep of Sydney's Triple Crown series after coasting to a six-length romp in the $500,000 Rosehill Guineas (Aus-I) March 30 at Rosehill Gardens.

  • Diara Angel was purchased for 100,000 guineas ($164, 420).

    Half Sister to Wrote Tops at Tattersalls

    Tattersalls launched its 2013 sales calendar on Feb. 7 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket and saw the one-day mixed sale continue the momentum of last year's successful sales season.

  • Wigmore Hall fights off Al Khali to win the Northern Dancer Stakes.

    Wigmore Hall Earns Northern Dancer Repeat

    Wigmore Hall, winless since last year's Northern Dancer Stakes Presented by Vtech (Can-IT), successfully defended his crown when he outfought favored Al Khali in the homestretch over Woodbine's turf course Sept. 16.

  • High Chaparral Colt Shines at Arqana Sale

    A son of High Chaparral was the most expensive horse sold during the third session of the Arqana Deauville August yearling sale, bringing €220,000 ($271,313 in U.S. funds).

  • So You Think takes control to win the Prince of Wales's Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1917276955&k=LpMkVJc">Order This Photo</a>

    So You Think Atones in Prince of Wales's

    So You Think notched the 10th group I victory of his career when he stormed to a 2 1/4-length win over Carlton House in the $542,500 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 20.

  • Wigmore Hall

    Wigmore Hall Adds to High Chaparral's Success

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Woodbine's grade I Northern Dancer Turf Stakes freshly added to his race record, Irish-bred Wigmore Hall adds to a breakout year for the Sadler's Wells stallion High Chaparral.

  • Wigmore Hall wins the Northern Dancer Stakes.

    Wigmore Hall Squeezes Out Northern Dancer Win

    British invader Wigmore Hall, guided patiently by jockey Jamie Spencer through an opening along the inside, went on to win the Northern Dancer Turf Presented by Vtech (Can-IT) on the Woodbine turf Sept. 18.

  • Rewilding (right) overtakes favorite So You Think to win the Prince of Wales&#39;s Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9566463%26

    Rewilding Stuns So You Think at Royal Ascot

    Under a relentless drive by Frankie Dettori, Rewilding overhauled the favorite So You Think within the shadow of the wire to claim a neck victory in the $655,660 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 15.

  • Wigmore Hall (left, pink and black cap) captures the Jebel Hatta at Meydan.

    Wigmore Hall Prevails in Jebel Hatta

    Wigmore Hall closed with a furious late charge and prevailed in a three-horse photo to capture the $250,000 Jebel Hatta Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse March 3.

  • Redwood in the Northern Dancer Stakes at Woodbine.

    Redwood Stands Tall With Northern Dancer Win

    Juddmonte Farm's Redwood, making his North American debut, exploited an open rail to sweep past pacesetter Fifty Proof and win the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (Can-IT) on the Woodbine turf course Sept. 19.

  • Mastercraftsman to Windsor Park

    European champion Mastercraftsman, who stands at stud at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland, will stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand.

  • Mick Kinane, who rode Cartier Award winner Sea The Stars, has followed that brilliant colt into retirement.

    Jockey Mick Kinane Retires

    Mick Kinane, whose profile has never been higher thanks to his stunningly successful partnership with Cartier Award winner Sea The Stars, has followed that brilliant colt into retirement.

  • High Chaparral won&#39;t be shuttled to the Southern Hemisphere this season.

    High Chaparral Not Shuttling

    Irish-based Coolmore Stud has announced that dual Breeders' Cup winner High Chaparral will be rested from his Southern Hemisphere shuttling duties this season.

  • Ashado will be attempting to repeat her win in the Breeders&#39; Cup Distaff.

    Four Try to Join List of Breeders' Cup Repeat Winners

    As far as the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is concerned, repeat customers are more than welcome. But while many Breeders' Cup winners have tried to repeat their glory, only a select few have succeeded.

  • BC Winner High Chaparral to New Zealand

    John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner High Chaparral will shuttle to Windsor Park Stud near Cambridge, New Zealand, for his first Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Shuttle Group Arrives Down Under

    In mid-July, speculation was rife in Australia that the top stallion Elusive Quality had outgrown Down Under and therefore wasn't going to shuttle this year.