Keyword: Lewis Lakin

  • Grade I winner Giant Ryan

    Grade I Winner Giant Ryan Euthanized

    Grade I-winning New York champion Giant Ryan, who fractured both left front sesamoids during the June 9 True North Handicap (gr. II), was euthanized at New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania June 14.

  • Pure Clan

    Pure Clan Sent to Rood & Riddle for Exam

    Turf star Pure Clan was sent to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington on the morning of May 6 with a possible foot injury while preparing for her seasonal debut at Churchill Downs, trainer Bob Holthus said.

  • Pure Clan bounds home in the Modesty at Arlington.

    Pure Clan Shows Class in Modesty Score

    Lewis Lakin's homebred Pure Clan, making just her second start of the season, overtook pacesetter Tizaqueena in upper stretch and sailed to the wire for a 2 1/2-length victory in the $200,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 11 on the Arlington Park turf.

  • Sky Mom will try to earn her first graded stakes when facing seven rivals in the Arlington Oaks.

    Sky Mom Primed For Arlington Oaks

    Heather Stark's Sky Mom, runner-up to talented filly Storm Mesa in her last two starts, seems primed to earn her first graded stakes score when facing seven rivals in the $100,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) Aug. 2 on the Polytrack.

  • Pure Clan battles to victory in the American Oaks Invitational.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5033293%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Pure Clan Comes Through in American Oaks

    Trapped on the inside coming down the lane, a patient Julien Leparoux guided favored Pure Clan through a narrow opening between horses and outfought French raider Satan's Circus in the final furlong to win the $750,000 American Oaks Invitational (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park July 5.

  • Pure Clan and Julien Leparoux draw off in the Regret.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4831900%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Pure Clan Rolls in Regret

    Pure Clan, who was last seen finishing third to Proud Spell and Little Belle May 2 in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), bounced back with an impressive victory June 14 in the Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) under the Twin Spires of Churchill Downs.

  • Next for Pure Clan is the Regret.

    Pure Clan Readies For June 14 Regret

    With co-owner Lewis Lakin looking on, Pure Clan put in her final work for the June 14 Regret (Gr. III) by working five furlongs in 1:02.20 over "firm" turf June 5 under Julien Leparoux.

  • Edgar Prado

    Prado Meets Pure Clan

    Pure Clan and jockey Edgar Prado met for the first time, while Awesome Chic went for a trip around the Churchill Downs oval, and trainer Dallas Stewart has yet to decide if he will start Honest Pursuit in the Oaks.

  • Golden Rod winner Pure Clan makes her 3-year-old debut in the Honeybee Stakes on March 16.

    Pure Clan Faces Eight Belles in Honeybee

    Undefeated Lewis Lakin homebred Pure Clan makes her 3-year-old debut March 16 in the $100,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III), and will have to hold off five rivals, including Eight Belles, who won her stakes debut in impressive fashion last month.

  • Pure Clan captured the Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs last November.

    IEAH Buys Interest in Pure Clan

    IEAH Stables has reached an agreement to acquire a majority ownership interest in the undefeated Pure Clan, a leading contender for the grade 1 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. She will race in the silks of IEAH Stables, and current owner Lewis Lakin retained a piece of ownership in the deal.

  • Pure Clan remains undefeated in the Golden Rod.

    Pure Clan Perfect in Four Starts

    Lewis Lakin's Pure Clan remained unbeaten and earned her fourth career victory as she unleashed a powerful late run in the $250,000 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 24.

  • Pure Clan Snares Pocahontas With Late Move

    Lewis Lakin homebred Pure Clan charged 10-wide through the stretch, coming from near the back of a full field of 14 to score a dramatic win in the $150,000 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Oct. 28.

  • Breeders' Cup Focus: Irish Smoke

    Breeders' Cup Focus: Irish Smoke

    West Point Thoroughbreds president Terry Finley said the leader board in the 2-year-old division can change every week. Because of the unpredictable nature of juveniles, he does not put too much stock in any one race.

  • Dream Rush and Eibar Coa win the Darley Test at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1906168%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Dream Rush Makes Darley Test Look Easy

    Dream Rush won Saturday's $250,000 Darley Test (gr. I) the way a 6-5 favorite should, taking command soon after the start and rolling to a convincing victory over 11 rivals at Saratoga.

  • Broken Vow colt, brought top price at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

    Median Sets Record at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training ended its two-day run Tuesday in Maryland with an auction record median price. But the average price suffered a small setback from 2006, and the gross revenue declined to a greater degree with fewer horses sold.

  • Dream Rush, ridden by Rafael Bejarano, wins the Old Hat Stakes, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Dream Rush Creates Nightmare for 'Anna

    Dream Rush spoiled the return of the previously undefeated juvenile filly champion Dreaming of Anna in her 3-year-old debut Saturday -- the $150,000 Old Hat (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Grade II Winner Read the Footnotes' First Foal

    The first foal sired by grade II winner Read the Footnotes is a filly that arrived Jan. 14 at Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas' Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Read the Footnotes to Lakland North in New York

    Grade II winner Read the Footnotes, who began his stallion career in 2005 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions near Orange Lake, Fla., will stand the 2006 season at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Closing Argument

    Closing Argument Retired, to Stand in Florida

    Closing Argument, the 2005 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty for the 2006 breeding season at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in Ocala, Florida.

  • Heckle to Stand at Sequel in Florida

    Graded stakes winner Heckle has been bought by Dennis Narlinger's JMJ Racing and the partnership of Becky Thomas and Lewis Lakin from Dogwood Stable (Cot Campbell, president) for stallion duty.

  • Freud Sires First Winner

    Freud, an English group II-placed full brother to prominent stallion Giant's Causeway, was represented by his first winner when his daughter My Interpretation won a turf race Aug. 3 at Saratoga.

  • First Foal for Grade II Winner Dream Run

    The first foal sired by grade II winner Dream Run is a colt born Jan. 22 at Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas' Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Remsen Stakes winner as a 2-year old, Read the Footnotes retires at 3.

    Read the Footnotes to Sequel Stallions in Florida.

    Read the Footnotes, a three-time graded stakes winner who holds one of the highest Beyer Speed Figures of the year, has been retired from racing because of a knee problem and will enter stud at Sequel Stallions near Ocala, Fla.

  • New York Stallion Precise End to Japan

    Precise End, who ranks eighth on the national freshman sires list, has been sold to Japanese interests for stallion duty at Hidaka Stallion Station.

  • Hook and Ladder to Lakland North in New York

    Hook and Ladder, a graded stakes winner two separate seasons, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y., owned by Becky Thomas and Lewis and Brenda Lakin

  • Cromartie Purchases Part of Silverleaf Property

    Bloodstock agent Bob Cromartie has purchased 260 acres of the former Silverleaf Farm near Orange Lake, Fla., from SLF Partners, the investment group that owns the nursery.

  • Frankel's Glia Faces Mott Trio in Mrs. Revere

    Hall of Fame trainers Bobby Frankel and Bill Mott will face off Saturday at Churchill Downs in Saturday's $150,000-added Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf.

  • Frankel's Glia Faces Mott Trio in Mrs. Revere

    Hall of Fame trainers Bobby Frankel and Bill Mott will face off Saturday at Churchill Downs in Saturday's $150,000-added Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf.

  • Listen Here Euthanized After Monday's Injury

    Amsterdam (gr. II) and Nashua (gr. III) winner Listen Here was euthanized Monday evening after it was determined he could not recover from a leg injury suffered in training earlier in the day.