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  • Joey Franco Sires First Winner

    Grade I winner Joey Franco came up with his first winner when his daughter Warm Hands won June 14 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Skimming to British Columbia

    Grade I winner Skimming will relocate to Pacific Stud near Langley, British Columbia, Canada, for the 2009 breeding season.

  • Joey Franco Moving to Western Canada

    Joey Franco, who stood his first two seasons at Harris Farms in California, will stand in Canada in 2007 at Pacific Stud in Langley, British Columbia. His fee will be $3,000.

  • CTBA to Auction Top Stallion Breedings

    Breedings to top California stallions Cee's Tizzy and In Excess are among those available in the annual California Thoroughbred Breeders Association "Stallion Season Auction," to be held Nov. 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Joey Franco to Harris Farms in California

    Joey Franco, the 2003 California Horse of the Year and champion sprinter and older male, will enter stud at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif.

  • Joey Franco, winning the Triple Bend.

    Grade I winner Joey Franco Retired

    California Horse of the Year of 2003, Joey Franco has been retired from racing and is expected to enter stud next year.

  • California Champions Announced; HOY Named Monday

    California will announce its 2003 Horse of the Year Monday; the three finalists are Continental Red, Excessivepleasure, and Joey Franco The annual awards dinner will be held at the Sacramento Sheraton Grande Hotel.

  • BC Sprint Door Open for Captain Squire

    Bob Bone and Jeff Diener's Ancient Title Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. I) runner-up Captain Squire will be pre-entered on Oct. 14 for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), but a decision on whether or not the 4-year-old son of Flying Chevron will run won't come until later, trainer Jeff Mullins said.

  • Pleasantly Perfect pulls away from Fleetstreet Dancer to win the $500,000 Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap, Saturday at Oak Tree.

    Pleasant Comeback for Mandella's Stalwart

    Favored Pleasantly Perfect, making his first start since March 1, won Saturday's $500,000 Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita for the second year in a row, tenaciously defeating a determined Fleetstreet Dancer by a half-length.

  • Pleasantly Perfect Ready for Goodwood

    Defending Goodwood Handicap (gr. II) champion Pleasantly Perfect, who hasn't raced since March 1 when he was fourth in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), "is coming up to Saturday's Goodwood very good and I expect him to run as good as he can run," trainer Richard Mandella said Wednesday at Santa Anita.

  • Turf Start Considered for Joey Franco

    Grade I winner Joey Franco worked six furlongs over Santa Anita's firm turf course Wednesday in preparation for a start over the Oct. 4-5 weekend. It was part of a very busy morning at the Arcadia, Calif. oval as it prepares for the Oak Tree meeting that begins Sunday.

  • Joey Franco Tops Probable San Diego Field

    A field that could number as many as nine or 10 is beginning to take shape for the 62nd running of the grade II, $250,000 San Diego Handicap Sunday at 1 1/16 miles on Del Mar's main track.

  • Joey Franco (#10), left, outgames Publication to win the Triple Bend Handicap Saturday.

    Joey Franco Hangs On in Triple Bend

    The Jerry Frankel homebred Joey Franco took advantage of a perfect trip to capture the $300,000 Triple Bend Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. I) by a head over a fast-closing Publication Saturday at Hollywood Park.

  • Joey Franco Wins Ack Ack; Crafty C.T. Fourth

    Joey Franco moved to the lead with authority on the far turn and went on to post a one-length victory under jockey Patrick Valenzuela in Saturday's $91,325 Ack Ack Handicap at Hollywood Park.

  • Chief Planner runs to victory in the Snow Chief Stakes, Saturday at Hollywood Park.

    Chief Planner, Golden Eagle Top Gold Rush

    Golden Eagle Farm stallions sired three of Saturday's 10 California Gold Rush winners at Hollywood Park, including Chief Planner, who captured the featured $250,000 Snow Chief for 3-year-olds.

  • Perfect Drift, foreground, winning the Spiral Stakes.

    'Ferry' Meets Perfect Drift in Indiana Derby

    Wiseman's Ferry, the Lone Star and West Virginia Derby (both gr. III) winner, has been installed the 3-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Indiana Derby (gr. III), and the son of Hennessy will face 11 rivals including Triple Crown runners Perfect Drift and Easyfromthegitgo.

  • Joey Franco Takes El Cajon Stakes by Head

    Favored Joey Franco captured the $75,000-added El Cajon Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar Friday night, prevailing by a head in an all-out stretch duel with Taste of Paradise and a fast-closing Paxtecum.

  • Siphonic, shown winning the Hollywood Futurity, put in a sharp work at Hollywood Park Saturday.

    Hofmans 'Tickled' With Siphonic's Work

    Top Triple Crown hopeful Siphonic worked five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 over a fast track at Hollywood Park Saturday in preparation for the March 17 San Felipe S. (gr. II) at Santa Anita.