Keyword: Monarchos

  • Claiborne Bumps Pulpit's Fee

    Shortly after announcing the fee for incoming stallion Eddington, Claiborne Farm announced that it has raised the fee for Pulpit from $60,000 to $80,000.

  • Spinaway Could be Next for Fifth Avenue

    After closing to take second in the Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga on opening day, Fifth Avenue is now pointed toward the Aug. 26 Spinaway Stakes (gr. II).

  • Monarchos Gets First Winner at Belmont

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos was represented by his first winner when his daughter Fifth Avenue won May 18 at Belmont Park at five furlongs in her first outing.

  • Daughter of Monarchos Tops Final OBS Session

    A $90,000 daughter of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos topped the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders Sales Company's August yearling sale. The filly was purchased by M.S.T.S. out of the Summerfield consignment of Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck.

  • Monarchos in the Florida Derby

    On This Day...

    March 10, 2001<br><b>Monarchos in the Florida Derby</b>

  • Forest Secrets Retired; Booked to Monarchos

    Debby Oxley has announced that her grade I winner Forest Secrets has been retired and that the 5-year-old daughter of Forest Wildcat will be bred to Monarchos.

  • Monarchos' First Foal Is a Filly

    Monarchos, who won the 2001 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) for John Oxley in the second-fastest time, was represented by his first offspring

  • Azeff's Long Journey Brings Her Back to Racetrack

    After spending 27 days in coma and undergoing 19 weeks of outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapies, Yvonne Azeff was finally ready to announce that she is ready to resume her duties as assistant trainer to John Ward Jr..

  • One For Tradition

    <i> By John T. Ward Jr. </i> -- To reflect over the past 51 weeks since winning the 127th Kentucky Derby, I can only echo the words Bob Baffert said to me as we were making our way to the winner's circle to meet Monarchos: "Hold on, you're in for the ride of your life!" And so it has been.

  • Full Sister to Monarchos Born

    A full sister to Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos (by Maria's Mon) was foaled April 25 at Jim Squires' Two Bucks Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Fast Track to Nowhere

    <i>By Lenny Shulman </i> -- A hard, fast track surface on Kentucky Derby Day takes its toll on horses that race at Churchill Downs that day.

  • Monarchos, romps in a paddock at Claiborne Farm.

    Monarchos Settles in at Claiborne

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos arrived at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky. on the morning of Feb. 7 to begin his new career as a stallion.

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    Unhappy Endings

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Racing has more strikeouts than home runs when a horse's career comes to an end.

  • Azeff Showing No Signs of Improvement

    Assistant trainer Yvonne Azeff, who suffered a serious head injury after being unseated by the stable pony Saturday, remained unconscious Tuesday at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla.

  • Monarchos, winning the Kentucky Derby.

    Monarchos to Claiborne Farm; $25,000 Stud Fee

    John Oxley's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos will enter stud this year at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky. The 4-year-old son of Maria's Mon will stand for $25,000 live foal, with Oxley retaining about 40% interest in the colt.

  • Assistant trainer Yvonne Azeff with Monarchos prior to the Preakness.

    Azeff Still Unconscious; Vital Signs Are Good

    Assistant trainer Yvonne Azeff, who was injured Saturday after being thrown and pinned beneath the stable pony, was still unconscious at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. as of Monday morning, a spokesperson at trainer John Ward's barn said. All tests have proven negative and all her vital signs are good. "She's getting better, but very slowly," the spokesperson said.

  • Ward Assistant Azeff Seriously Injured During Training Hours

    Yvonne Azeff, an assistant to trainer John T. Ward Jr., was injured Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park when she was thrown from the horse she was riding after it became agitated by another horse. Azeff was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital and was listed in "serious" condition as of 1:00 p.m.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos will make his 2002 debut Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Derby Winner Monarchos Makes 2002 Debut Saturday

    John C. Oxley's Monarchos, who capped a strong winter-spring campaign with victories in the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) last year, makes his 4-year-old debut here Saturday as he preps for Gulfstream Park's $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) on Feb. 9.

  • On to Donn for Red Bullet; Sir Bear's Next Start Undecided

    After finishing second to 9-year-old Sir Bear in Saturday's Skip Away Handicap (gr. III), trainer Joe Orseno said Red Bullet will race next in the 1 1/8-mile Donn Handicap (gr. I). Other Skip Away runners likely to return in the Donn are Traditionally and Skip Away third-place finisher Hal's Hope. The connections of the valiant Sir Bear are undecided on the gelding's next start.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos.

    Monarchos Executes Interest-Tweaking Gate Work

    Trainer John T. Ward Jr. sent Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos on a five-furlong work from the starting gate at Gulfstream Park Saturday morning. "We wanted to tweak his interest," said Ward of the drill.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos.

    Derby Winner Continues Working Toward Donn Handicap

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos continued working toward the Feb. 9 Donn Handicap (gr. I) Sunday, working five furlongs at Gulfstream Park. The John Ward trainee, who won the Florida Derby (gr. I) at the 1 1/8-mile distance of the Donn, will likely have to face 2000 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet in the $500,000 Donn.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos.

    Kentucky Derby Winner Monarchos Ships to Gulfstream Next Week

    Trainer John Ward said Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos will ship down to Gulfstream Park a few days after Thanksgiving to begin preparation for his 4-year-old campaign. "God, he looks good," Ward said. "His rear end has really filled out and his coat looks like shining silver. He's come back with gusto."

  • Monarchos, who is not expected to return to competition this year.

    Monarchos Out For the Year

    John C. Oxley's Monarchos, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) who suffered a hairline fracture earlier this summer, will not race for the rest of the year.

  • Wrong Fit

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- If the 2001 Triple Crown were a suit, you'd definitely send it back for alterations until it looked just right.

  • NYRA Floats Plan for Additional Barns at Spa

    The New York Racing Association has plans for more stalls space at Saratoga. Meanwhile, Point Given and Monarchos could hook up yet again in the Travers Stakes in late August at the upstate New York racetrack.

  • Grayson Foundation's Triple Crown

    Although there was no Triple Crown winner on the track this year, each of the Triple Crown races represented a boost for equine research. The owners of both winning colts, Monarchos and Point Given, had each pledged 1% of the purses to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

  • Grayson Foundation's Triple Crown

    Although there was no Triple Crown winner on the track this year, each of the Triple Crown races represented a boost for equine research. The owners of both winning colts, Monarchos and Point Given, had each pledged 1% of the purses to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

  • Two Colts 'Racing for Research' in Belmont Stakes

    John Oxley, owner of Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos, and Gary and Mary<br>West, owners of Dollar Bill, have pledged to donate 1% of the winner's share of the purse to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation with a victory in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. The winner's share of the grade I event is $600,000, which means $6,000 would go toward research.

  • Point Given, morning line favorite for Saturday&#39;s Belmont Stakes.

    Charity Money Likely to Ride on Point Given in Belmont

    The $50,000 that will be wagered on Saturday's Belmont Stakes to benefit the Imus Ranch, a working cattle ranch in New Mexico that takes in kids with cancer and lets them work with horses and other livestock, will likely be riding on Point Given.

  • Belmont Notes: Sen. Clinton to Present Trophy; Weather is Fine

    New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will attend Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I). The senator will present the trophy to the winning connections of the third leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Point Given, probable Belmont favorite.

    Haskin Called It Right! Why Point Given Should Dominate

    We're going to venture out on that precarious and proverbial limb, even at the risk of leaving certain trainers dumfounded over our out-of-the-norm audacity. We're not going to be brazen enough to state emphatically that Point Given is the biggest lock in the Belmont Stakes since Secretariat. But...

  • Mike Payne leads Point Given off a cargo plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

    Déjà Vu For Point Given As He Draws Outside Post Position

    There were no surprises Wednesday when nine 3-year-olds were entered for Saturday's $1-million Belmont Stakes, third leg of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. As he did in the previous two legs of the series--the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness--morning line favorite Point Given will start from the outside post position.

  • Monarchos, Pletcher Pair Work For Belmont

    Belmont Stakes action picked up Sunday morning with solid works by Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos, Derby runner-up Invisible Ink, and Arkansas Derby and Spiral winner Balto Star, all of whom worked five furlongs over a muddy track. In France, Grandera boosted the form of Dr Greenfield with a troubled third-place finish in the French Derby.