Keyword: Margaux Farm

  • Breaking & Training - Readying Runners

    With the yearling sales in full swing, buyers are looking for the outfits that can put the best mental and physical foundation under their purchases to transition them into talented runners.

  • Breaking & Training - Off To The Races

    Buying a Yearling is the easiest part of acquiring a racing prospect. Next for the young Thoroughbred lies many lessons to be learned, with patience and experience going a long way toward ensuring these lessons are taught well.

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    Call Me George Pulls New Orleans 'Cap Upset

    Call Me George wore down Albano and favorite Moreno late in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), engineering a 22-1 upset that provided jockey James Graham a milestone win March 28 at Fair Grounds

  • Beloveda, Hip 105, sold for $205,000 at the FTK Winter Mixed Sale.

    Half to Golden Mystery Brings $205K at F-T

    Beloveda, a half sister to recent Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) winner Golden Mystery, brought the highest price so far at the Feb. 11 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale when she was bought for $205,000 by Gainesway.

  • Oui Say Oui Goes for $350,000 at Keeneland

    Oui Say Oui, an Irish-bred daughter of Royal Applause, was purchased for $350,000 by Epona Bloodstock as the top-priced offering during the first half of the Nov. 8 session at the Keeneland November sale in Lexington.

  • Cryptoclearance won or placed in 21 graded stakes, including victory in the 1987 Florida Derby.

    Prominent Sire Cryptoclearance Dies at Age 25

    Top racehorse and prominent sire Cryptoclearance died at Rood and Riddle Equine Clinic Thursday, Sept. 24 from a heart attack stemming from complications following colic surgery.

  • Sky Mesa Colt Tops; Day's Market off 36%

    A weanling colt by Sky Mesa sold for $77,000 during the Nov. 14 session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale. The day's gloomy final figures weren't any different from the rest of the sessions, with the gross off 36% from last year's figures.

  • The Cliff's Edge will stand for $7,500 in 2009.

    The Cliff's Edge Fee Reduced for 2009

    The Cliff's Edge, winner of the 2004 Bluegrass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland, will stand for $7,500 at Steve Johnson's Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky. in 2009.

  • Cerny Named Farm Manager of Margaux

    Katheryn Cerny has been named farm manager at Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky., where she previously held the position of broodmare manager.

  • Graded Winner Evil Minister to Margaux

    Evil Minister, a graded stakes-winning son of Deputy Minister and a $500,000 Saratoga yearling, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • The Deputy's First Winner

    The night the Cincinnati Reds beat the host Atlanta Braves 11-8, the colt Cincinnati Red won a maiden race Sept. 22 at Turfway Park to become the first winner for his sire, grade I winner The Deputy.

  • Omega Code, winning the San Miguel, worked Sunday.

    Team Valor's Omega Code Zips in First Work

    San Miguel (gr. III) winner Omega Code posted his first breeze for new owners Team Valor Sunday, zipping a bullet five furlongs in :58 2/5 breezing at Santa Anita while in company with the John Dolan-trained Alices Silver Lady, who was given the same time as her workmate. The moves were easily the fastest of the 56 who worked at the distance.

  • Omega Code to Race for Team Valor

    Team Valor and Margaux Farm of Midway, Ky., have purchased 75 percent of San Miguel Stakes (gr. III) winner Omega Code for $1.1 million, Team Valor president Barry Irwin said Friday.

  • A mare and her healthy foal in a paddock on a Lexington farm. May 9, 2001

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    Central Kentucky Abortion Rate Appears Normal

    Mid-gestation abortions have generated concern in Central Kentucky, but according to officials, the 50 fetuses received in the last five months by Kentucky's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center in Lexington do not represent a significant increase over past years.

  • Meeting Planned to Discuss MRLS in 2003

    The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club will host a meeting on Nov. 3 at the Embassy Suites on Newtown Pike to discuss Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome (MRLS) in 2003.

  • The Deputy, working out before this year's Kentucky Derby, has been retired to enter stud next year.

    The Deputy Retired to Stud at Margaux Farm

    The Deputy, winner of this year's Santa Anita Derby sent off as the second choice in the Kentucky Derby, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky. Owned by Steve Johnson, Dr. Ira Mersack, and Rick Trontz, Margaux purchased a half-interest in Irish-bred The Deputy from Team Valor (Barry Irwin, president) and Gary Barber. The Deputy, who came up with a filling in a tendon while being prepared for the Malibu Stakes, will stand for $7,500 live foal.