Keyword: Medaglia d'Oro

  • Wait No More at the 2012 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale, where she brought $1,575,000.

    2012 Saratoga Sale Topper Nearing Debut

    The Medaglia d'Oro filly that was the top-priced offering at last year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale is approaching her career debut for multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • Marketing Mix

    Marketing Mix Denies Dhaamer in Sunset Finale

    Facing males for the first time, top-notch turf mare Marketing Mix stubbornly denied Dhaamer in his bid for a repeat victory in the closing-day Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Funny Proposition and Joel Rosario upset the Fleur de Lis Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2577184889&k=csRLszs">Order This Photo</a>

    Funny Proposition Takes Down Royal Delta

    John Oxley's Funny Proposition upset reigning champion older female Royal Delta while securing the first stakes win of her career in the $186,375 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) June 15 at Churchill Downs.

  • Marketing Mix wins the Gamely Stakes.

    Marketing Mix Shows No Rust in Gamely Verdict

    Off since Breeders' Cup weekend, Marketing Mix shook off the rust to close gamely between horses in the stretch under Gary Stevens, nipping a hard-charging Tiz Flirtatious in the $250,000 Gamely Stakes (gr. IT) May 27.

  • Coffee Clique wins the Selene Stakes.

    Coffee Clique Brews Up Stellar Selene Score

    Coffee Clique swept past runaway pacesetter Leigh Court in upper stretch and bounded to an easy four-length win in the $152,019 Selene (Can-III) May 19, collecting her first stakes tally at Woodbine.

  • Rydilluc with trainer Gary Contessa.
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    Contessa on Rydilluc: He's One Bad Hombre

    "If horses could talk, what a job this would be," said one Gary Contessa, enjoying a bountiful breakfast at Keeneland. "I'd ask that sunofagun right now, 'Do you like that track as much as you like the grass?"

  • Rydilluc

    Pedigree: Another Gold Medallion for Whiteley

    by John P. Sparkman<br /> Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.

  • Rachel Alexandra returned to Stonestreet Farm March 26.

    Rachel Alexandra Returns to Stonestreet

    Rachel Alexandra returned to Stonestreet Farm March 26, beginning the next stage of her remarkable recuperation following abdominal surgery performed mid-February at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.

  • Rydilluc

    Rydilluc Breezes Into Classic Contention

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Although he was unplaced in his only dirt start, on the score of pedigree, one wouldn't have many concerns about Rydilluc handling synthetic or dirt surfaces.

  • Rydilluc wins the Palm Beach Stakes.

    Contessa Mulls Options After Rydilluc Cruises

    Watching his Rydilluc dominate a group of 3-year-old turf runners in his stakes debut in the $150,000 Palm Beach (gr. IIIT) March 3 at Gulfstream Park, trainer Gary Contessa may have come to a conclusion.

  • Rachel Alexandra 2/28/2013

    Rachel Alexandra Doing 'Better Than Expected'

    Veterinarians at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington remain pleased with the progress of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra following her abdominal surgery resulting from foaling complications Feb. 13.

  • Live Lively comes home strong to win the Davona Dale.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2378846472&amp;k=xQbqfhQ&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Live Lively Tops 'Julia in Davona Dale Theft

    Live Lively got the jump on odds-on choice Dreaming of Julia in the $245,000 Davona Dale (gr. II) and never looked back while registering a front-running 1 1/2-length victory in her stakes debut Feb. 23 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Rachel Alexandra grazing at Rood and Riddle.

    Rachel Alexandra Off IV Fluids, Nutrition

    Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, was able to be taken off IV fluids and nutrition Feb. 23 as she continues to recover from foaling complications at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.

  • Sadler&#39;s Wells

    Pedigree Analysis - Worldwide Wells

    by John P. Sparkman, <br /> When Galileo retired to stud at Coolmore in 2002, his sire Sadler's Wells was widely viewed as a disappointing sire of sires in Europe.

  • Magic Millions Sale Continues Upward Trend

    The first four sessions of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale wrapped up Jan. 12 with gains over last year in three key economic indicators. A Fastnet Rock filly topped the fourth session.

  • A Medaglia d&#39;Oro yearling colt brought $350,000 during the third session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

    Median Spikes in Keeneland Third Session

    The third day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale saw a Medaglia d'Oro yearling colt make headlines while steady interest in both yearlings and broodmares helped the median nearly double compared with last year.

  • Hip #1065, a Medaglia d&#39;Oro colt, sold for $350,000.

    Medaglia d'Oro Colt Fetches $350,000

    Ben Glass, as agent for Gary and Mary West, signed the ticket for the highest-priced yearling sold on the third day -- through about six hours of the session -- when he went to $350,000 to land a Medaglia d'Oro colt.

  • Onepointthreekarats wins the Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes.

    Onepointhreekarats Wins Thirty Eight Go Go

    Onepointhreekarats made her stakes debut successfully for trainer Graham Motion when she drew off mid-stretch to win the $104,250 Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes Dec. 22 comfortably at Laurel Park.

  • Violence and Javier Castellano take the CashCall Futurity.

    Unbeaten Violence Wins CashCall Futurity

    Favored Violence remained unbeaten in three starts when he ran down front-running Fury Kapcori for victory in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the final graded stakes of the autumn meet at Hollywood Park Dec. 15.

  • Den&#39;s Legacy streaks home to win the Generous Stakes.

    Den's Legacy Rides Rail for Generous Victory

    Favored Den's Legacy gave trainer Bob Baffert a rare graded win for males on turf when he rallied in the stretch to capture the $100,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds Nov. 24 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Naples Bay

    Naples Bay Tops Grade III My Charmer

    Edward A. Cox Jr.'s Naples Bay, a half sister to major sire Medaglia d'Oro, heads Calder's Nov. 22 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) off her score earlier this year at Belmont in the Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Wait No More, a daughter of Medaglia d&#39;Oro topped the sale, bringing $1,575,000 during the second session.

    2nd Night Surge Cuts Saratoga Sale Declines

    After suffering significant setbacks in prices on its opening night, the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale experienced a welcome surge in business during its second and final session Aug. 7 in upstate New York.

  • Hip #117, filly, Medaglia d&#39;Oro - Wait a While, by Maria&#39;s Mon, brought $1.575 million at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

    Medaglia d'Oro Filly Brings $1.575M at F-T

    A daughter of Medaglia d'Oro became the current sales topper during the Aug. 7 session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale, bringing a final bid of $1.575 million from trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • Marketing Mix wins the Dance Smartly Stakes.

    Marketing Mix Slides By for Dance Smartly Win

    Marketing Mix continued her recent dominance of Canada's female turf ranks when she used a seam along the inside to capture the $352,020 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) as the 3-5 choice July 8 at Woodbine.

  • Marketing Mix comes home strong to win the Nassau Stakes at Woodbine.

    Marketing Mix Makes Right Move in Nassau

    Even-money choice Marketing Mix, given a clean trip on the outside, mowed down the leaders in the stretch to win the $344,628 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on a soft Woodbine turf course June 2.

  • OBS Opening Session Posts Solid Gains

    A Medaglia d'Oro filly sold for $400,000, topping a successful opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co's. April Spring Sale of 2-year-olds April 23.