Keyword: Mount Nelson

  • Rock of Gibraltar

    Rock of Gibraltar Gets 100th Stakes Winner

    Offspring of Coolmore's Rock of Gibraltar have been on a roll recently; three group winners from May 24-June 1 pushed him past a major milestone that little more than 50 other stallions have achieved.

  • Michael DeKock

    DeKock Backs Off on Million Comments

    South African trainer Michael DeKock has backed off his comments made immediately after the Aug. 9 Arlington Million (gr. IT), in which his horse Archipenko was upset by Spirit One.

  • Spirit One streaks to the win in the Arlington Million.

    Spirit One Goes Wire-to-Wire in Million

    French-bred Spirit One, the least accomplished of three European invaders in the Arlington Million (gr. IT), sprinted to an early lead and never relinquished it, eventually holding off favored Archipenko in the final yards to win by three-quarters of a length Aug. 9 at Arlington Park.

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    Archipenko Should Be Tough in 'Million'

    Archipenko, who has won stakes events in four different countries in the past 15 months, has been installed as the 2-1 favorite and is one of three formidable European invaders vying for top honors in the 26th running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 9.

  • Trainer Aidan O'Brien is looking for another of his 3-year-olds to step up after retirement of Holy Roman Emperor.

    O'Brien Focus on 3YOs Heading into Euro Season

    Following Holy Roman Emperor's shock retirement to stand as a stallion at Coolmore earlier this month, trainer Aidan O'Brien admitted on March 26 that he is looking for another of his 3-year-olds to step forward in order to fill the void left by that horse's departure.