Keyword: Martin

  • Father Time, Times Two

    There have been instances over the years with horses bred in different countries having the same name. But not often have the two won on the same day, and in this case, the same race number.

  • New York Champion Scarlet Ibis Dead

    Michael T. Martin's Scarlet Ibis, who stood 14 years at Carl Lizza Jr.'s and Joseph Bartone's Highcliff Farm near Delanson, N.Y., died March 30 of a heart attack at the farm.

  • Sarava

    Classic Winner Sarava's First Winner

    Sarava, the 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner, was represented by his first winner when Belo Sorte won Dec. 5 at Turfway Park.

  • IFHA Focuses on Synthetic Surfaces

    Contrasting views on the future of synthetic tracks were expressed at the meeting of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities in Paris on Oct. 6, following the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) meeting at Longchamp.

  • RCI Reclassifies Steroids as Class 3

    The Association of Racing Commissioners International's board of directors has unanimously approved a drug reclassification of stanozolol, boldenone, nandrolone, and testosterone, moving the anabolic steroids to Class 3 from Class 4.

  • Spanish Steps

    Spanish Steps Sires First Winner

    Spanish Steps, a full brother to major sire Unbridled's Song, was represented by his first winner July 24 at Del Mar.

  • Steroids Discussed in Washington

    An impending Congressional hearing on steroid use in Major League Baseball -- and the possibility the inquiry could expand to other sports -- has led the Thoroughbred racing industry to take preemptive action on Capitol Hill.

  • Jose Martin, Trainer of Groovy, Dies at 63

    Jose Martin, who trained Groovy and two other champions and was a member of a prominent New York racing family, died Wednesday at North Shore University Hospital after a lengthy bout with lung cancer.

  • Grade II Winner The Daddy to Martin Stables

    The Daddy, a grade II winner who captured three of four lifetime starts, will stand the 2007 season at Eddie Martin's Martin Stables South near Reddick, Fla.

  • Martin Sentenced in Illegal Gambling Case

    Trainer Gregory Martin, who in March pleaded guilty to charges for his role in an alleged multimillion-dollar illegal gambling ring, was sentenced to two years probation with six months home confinement Sept. 28 during an appearance in a New York federal court.

  • Attorneys Exchange Verbal Punches in Jackson Lawsuit

    Attorneys for Emmanuel de Seroux and his Narvick International bloodstock agency issued a statement late Tuesday saying their client has done nothing wrong and, in fact, is owed money by Jess Jackson, the California winemaker who sued de Seroux and five others for alleged fraudulent misrepresentation in numerous bloodstock transactions from 2003-05.

  • Ohio Champion Joanies Bella Dead

    Joanies Bella, Ohio champion 2-year-old filly of 2001, died of colic Feb. 14 at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.

  • Quick Action to Martin Stables South

    Quick Action, a New York stakes winner from the female family responsible for Storm Cat, will enter stud at Martin Stables South near Reddick, Fla.

  • Purge to Stand at Vinery in 2006

    Purge, a multiple New York graded stakes winner, will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington in 2006.

  • Eddie Martin Injured in Ellis Park Spill

    Jockey Eddie Martin Jr. was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Ind., for medical examination after being unseated by his mount during Monday's eighth race at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky.

  • Ashado Heads Pimlico BC Distaff Field

    Ashado, who missed the Louisville Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) on Kentucky Derby day because her trainer was not satisfied with her weight assignment, may run this Friday carrying that same 123 pounds.

  • Nicole's Dream Rockets to Mamzelle Repeat

    Breaking like a rocket from the gate, Nicole's Dream shot to the early advantage and led all the way to win the $100,000 Mamzelle Stakes to kick off a deep and rich Kentucky Derby (gr. I) stakes weekend. The 5-year-old Florida-bred mare defended her title in the Mamzelle, having won the race last year by a nose.

  • Marablue Farm in Florida Sold

    Eddie Martin Jr., principal owner of Martin Stables South, has reached an agreement to purchase 180-acre Marablue Farm near Reddick, Fla., from A. Douglas Henderson.

  • New York Regulator Takes Top RCI Post

    Edward Martin, currently executive director of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, will take over as president and chief executive officer of the Association of Racing Commissioners International in April.

  • Bank Audit Adds Interborough to Win Column

    Robert J. Amendola's Bank Audit drew off from front-running High Peaks to win the $85,775 Interborough Handicap for fillies and mare by 5 1/2 lengths Saturday at Aqueduct.

  • Bank Audit Could Cash in for Martin at Big A

    Aqueduct rings in the new year with a battle of the Martin boys -- 25-year-old Carlos and his 27-year-old uncle, Greg -- in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap, a six-furlong New Year's Day fixture for fillies and mares 3 and up.

  • Jockeys Named for All Churchill Races Wednesday and Thursday

    Despite the absence of 15 riders who were ejected from Churchill Downs for refusal to commit to mounts on the Wednesday and Thursday race cards in a dispute over insurance, jockeys have been named to ride horses entered for those two days, according to a statement from the track.

  • Eddie Martin Breaks Collarbone, Out 4-6 Weeks

    Jockey Eddie Martin Jr. is expected to miss four to six weeks of action after he suffered a broken collarbone in a spill Saturday in Arlington Park's Paradise Creek Stakes.

  • Thrilling Arlington BC Oaks Ends in Dead-Heat

    The Arlington Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) was a thrilling race, with Lovely Afternoon near the lead the entire race while the filly that should have been on the lead Catboat, broke poorly and had to rally on the rail. The two hit the wire together.

  • Lone Star Champ Martin to Ride at Arlington

    Veteran jockey Eddie Martin Jr., who won the jockey championship at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas, when that meeting concluded July 11, plans to compete at Arlington Park for the balance of the current meeting, which concludes Sept. 19.

  • Conscience Clear Relocating to Florida

    Stakes-placed Conscience Clear will be relocated for the 2004 breeding season to Martin Stables South near Reddick, Fla. He will stand for $2,500.