Keyword: Jacobs

  • Klaus Jacobs of Newsells Park Dead

    Klaus Jacobs, who built Newsells Park Stud into a successful breeding and racing operation in England, has died in Zurich following a lengthy illness.

  • Louis Wolfson, who raced Triple Crown winner Affirmed (above), died Dec. 30.

    Louis Wolfson, Raced Affirmed, Dead

    Louis Wolfson, whose homebred Affirmed became the 11th and most recent Triple Crown winner, died the night of Dec. 30 at his Bal Harbour, Fla., home.

  • Stallion Premiership Dies in Canada

    Premiership, who led the nation by 2-year-old winners as a freshman sire, died in June at Cam and Sherisse Ziprick's Ziprick Thoroughbreds near Russell, Manitoba, Canada.

  • New Turf Series Could Grow to $10 Million

    The owner of Colonial Downs hopes the new "Grand Slam of Grass" is eventually worth $10 million and said two turf stakes at the Virginia racetrack that are part of the series would each be worth $1 million in 2006.

  • Colonial Downs racetrack.

    Colonial Downs Schedule Includes $2-Million Grass Bonus Scheme

    A $2-million "Grand Slam of Grass" bonus and a three-day Labor Day Weekend Turf Festival highlight a proposal prepared by Colonial Downs and the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association that will be reviewed by the Virginia Racing Commission Feb. 16.

  • Empire Maker's Half-Brother Chiselling to South Africa

    Grade I winner Chiselling, a half-brother to grade I winner Empire Maker, has been acquired by Andreas Jacobs and Scott Brothers in a partnership for stallion duty at Maine Chance Farms near Robertson in South Africa.

  • Trainer Donald E. Jacobs Dead

    Donald E. Jacobs, whose training career at Finger Lakes Race Track<br>extended over 40 years, died Dec. 21

  • Adored Euthanized After Founder Problems

    Lou and Patrice Wolfson's Adored, a grade I winner from the first crop by Seattle Slew, was euthanized in July due to problems associated with chronic founder.

  • Colonial Downs Shareholders Approve Privatization

    Colonial Downs reported to the Virginia Racing Commission on Wednesday that the plan to privatize Colonial Downs was approved Jan. 10 by shareholders of the company that owns the Virginia track and its off-track betting facilities.