Keyword: irish river

  • Gainesway Stallion Irish River Dies

    Pensioned stallion Irish River died April 26 in his paddock at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington. The 28-year-old classic-winning son of classic winner Riverman stood all but one of his seasons at stud at the Lexington nursery.

  • Irish Warrior Nips Game 'Red in Del Mar 'Cap

    Kentucky bred Irish Warrior, fighting for his first graded stakes in all-out deep stretch battle with Continental Red, prevailed by a head with jockey Alex Solis in $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 3/8 mile on the turf.

  • Stop the Music, alive and well at age 33.

    The Gang's Still Here

    Lyphard, Stop the Music, and Irish River Still Enjoying Life at Gainesway

  • Full Fields Set for Juvenile Turf Stakes

    Aqueduct has attracted full fields for a pair of juvenile turf stakes Sunday, the Pilgrim for colts and the Miss Grillo for fillies, both contested at nine furlongs.

  • Major Sire Irish River Pensioned

    Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm announced that syndicated stallion Irish River has been pensioned and joins fellow pensioned farm stallions Big Spruce, Lyphard, and Stop the Music for a life of leisure.

  • Record OBSC Colt Has New Owner

    An Irish River colt sold Tuesday for an Ocala Breeders' Sales Company record price of $900,000 already has a new owner. According to OBSC, agent Buzz Chace notified sales company officials that the colt will be owned by Raymond Dweck rather than Roger King, for whom he was initially purchased.

  • $900,000 Colt Sets OBS Record

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company sold its most expensive juvenile <br>ever, a $900,000 son of Irish River. But the market was down in several key <br>areas from a year ago at the select sale of 2-year-olds in training at Calder <br>Race Course on Tuesday (Feb. 6).

  • Irish River Colt Brings Record Price at OBSC Sale

    Agent Buzz Chace, acting on behalf of Roger King, paid $900,000 for an Irish River colt during Tuesday's Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's selected sale of 2-year-olds in training at Calder Race Course. The price was a record for the sale. "I thought he was the best horse in the sale," Chace said. "He was graceful on the racetrack and he had great demeanor and presence back at the barn."