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  • Lord Avie

    Eclipse Champion Lord Avie Dies at 34

    Lord Avie, the champion 2-year-old male of 1980, died Dec. 28 at Blue Ridge Farm near Upperville, Va. Thoroughbred racing's oldest living Eclipse Award winner at age 34, he passed away peacefully from natural causes.

  • Cloudy's Knight gets a win in the W.L. McKnight 'Cap at Calder.

    Cloudy's Knight Shines in W.L. McKnight

    Already having had the best season of racing as a 9-year-old, Cloudy's Knight put an exclamation point on 2009 with a 1 1/4-length victory Dec. 26 in the Calder's W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • 9-year-old Cloudy's Knight was victorious in the Valedictory Stakes at Woodbine.

    Cloudy's Knight Has Last Word in Valedictory

    The gritty 9-year-old Cloudy's Knight surrendered the lead to Eagle Poise but fought back along the inside to win the 1 3/4-mile Valedictory Stakes by one length on closing day of the 167-day Woodbine meet Dec. 6.

  • Cloudy's Knight (left) outfights Winchester (middle) and Yate's Black Cat to win the Sycamore at Keeneland.<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%3D8571266%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    9-Year-Old Cloudy's Knight Wins Sycamore

    Cloudy's Knight, moving in tandem with favorite Winchester during a big stretch move, caught Yate's Black Cat just before the wire to win the $125,000 Sycamore (gr. IIIT) by a head Oct. 22 at Keeneland.

  • The connections of Sealy Hill - jockey Patrick Husbands, owner Eugene Melnyk, and trainer Mark Casse - all won Sovereign Awards in their respective categories.

    Sealy Hill Canada's Top Horse

    Sealy Hill, by Point Given, dominated the 33rd Sovereign Awards Dec. 14, walking away with three awards, including Canada's Horse of the Year honors.

  • Clear win for Cloudy's Knight in Sky Classic.

    Cloudy's Knight Triumphs in Sky Classic

    Twice this summer, Cloudy's Knight just missed winning a pair of graded stakes. Those experiences must have helped the 7-year-old, as he was not to be denied a third time, taking the $300,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 23 at Woodbine by a length.

  • Cloudy's Knight, Ramsey Zimmerman up, wins the Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup Handicap, on Louisiana Derby Preview Day at Fair Grounds.

    Cloudy's Knight Rains On Devilment's Parade

    Cloudy's Knight created a mild surprise in the $198,500 Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf Saturday, slipping through between rivals to win by a neck over Devilment under a well timed ride by Ramsey Zimmerman.

  • No Pulling Punches for The Beter Man Can

    The Beter Man Can pulled an 11-1 shocker in the Tiffany Lass Stakes, overhauling odds-on favorite Punch Appeal at the top of the stretch to capture the $100,000 event for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Unbeaten My Lordship Romps in Hill 'n' Dale

    Undefeated My Lordship came up with another sterling performance, this time in the inaugural $109,500 Hill 'n' Dale Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Woodbine.

  • Jockey Morgan Remains Hospitalized After Spill

    Veteran jockey Mike Morgan was hospitalized overnight for treatment of injuries suffered in a chain reaction spill that involved four horses during Sunday's final race at Churchill Downs.

  • Champion Lord Avie, Sire of 74 Stakes Winners, Pensioned

    Lord Avie, champion 2-year-old male of 1980 for SKS Stable and sire of 74 stakes winners, has been pensioned at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of advanced age and a decline in fertility.