Keyword: Ogden Phipps

  • Metropolitan Mile Could be Next for Azeri

    Azeri could next race against males in the $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park on May 31, trainer D. Wayne Lukas said from his Churchill Downs stable Friday.

  • Phipps Estate Under Contract To Be Sold

    The estate of Ogden Phipps has reached an agreement with Kean Development Co. for the sale of a 158-acre wooded tract of land of the Phipps family's Old Westbury property on Long Island, N.Y.

  • McAnally Works Promising Candy Ride, Welcome Millennium

    Hall of fame conditioner Ron McAnally confirmed that Candy Ride, an Argentine import who won a main track allowance event last week by three lengths, will likely make his North American stakes debut on the turf in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park on July 4.

  • Ogden Phipps (left) named co-recipient of 2002 Eclipse Award of Merit.

    Phipps, Battle Win Posthumous Eclipse Awards

    The late Ogden Phipps, who bred and raced generations of champion Thoroughbred racehorses, and longtime racing secretary and handicapper Howard Battle, who died of cancer last summer, have been named co-recipients of the Eclipse Award of Merit.

  • Kentucky Cup Classic winner Pure Prize to stand at Vinery.

    Pure Prize to Vinery in Kentucky

    Grade II winner Pure Prize, by Storm Cat out of champion Heavenly Prize (by Seeking the Gold), has been retired and will enter stud at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington

  • Our Song Defeats Impressive Maiden Field at Saratoga

    Favored Our Song took full advantage of a ground-saving trip by jockey Edgar Prado and pulled away for a two-length victory in the final race Friday at Saratoga, a $45,000 maiden affair filled with some potentially top 3-year-olds.

  • Drop in Kentucky Foal Crop Not as Large as Projected

    The Jockey Club is predicting that the 2002 foal crop in Kentucky will be about 2,000 less than last year's figure, primarily because of mare reproductive loss syndrome, but the projected decrease isn't as large as earlier estimates.

  • NYRA Renames Hempstead in Honor of Phipps

    In honor of the recent passing of Ogden Phipps, the New York Racing Association decided Wednesday to rename the grade I Hempstead Handicap the Ogden Phipps Handicap.

  • Our Emblem: Maryland Breeding's Newest Star

    Last fall, E. Allen Murray, and his wife, Audrey, took a chance on purchasing the young Kentucky stallion Our Emblem and standing him at their Murmur Farm near Darlington, Md. All Our Emblem has done since then is have his name thrust into the national spotlight as the sire of Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem and Triple Crown contender Private Emblem.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Karma Classic

    <i> By Ray Paulick </i> -- Handicapping 101 teaches things like pace, trips, and class, but does not cover what the late oddsmaker Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder used to refer to as the "intangibles." When it comes to handicapping the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), the intangibles sometimes seem just as important as the measurable factors.

  • Traditionally to Ballylinch in Ireland

    Five-year-old Traditionally, one of three grade I winners produced from champion Personal Ensign (by Private Account), has been purchased by Ballylinch Stud in Ireland.

  • Ogden Phipps

    Ogden Phipps, Raced Buckpasser and Easy Goer, Dead at 93

    Ogden Phipps, a former chairman of The Jockey Club whose homebred champions included Hall of Fame members Buckpasser, Easy Goer, and Personal Ensign, died this morning at approximately 1:30 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., after a short illness.

  • Raging Fever, winning the First Lady Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

    Raging Fever and Cat Cay Renew Rivalry at Big A

    Raging Fever and Cat Cay meet in the rubber match of their freshly minted rivalry Saturday when they square off in the $150,000 Distaff Breeders' Cup (gr. II) at Aqueduct.

  • Cat Cay (on the inside, mostly hidden), catches Tugger to win the Top Flight Handicap.

    Cat Cay Pounces on Tugger for Top Flight Win

    Ogden Phipps' homebred Cat Cay beat pacesetting Tugger by a head in Aqueduct's Friday feature, the 62nd running of the grade II, $150,000 Top Flight Handicap for fillies and mare

  • Technology To Be Focus of Round Table

    Technology and its potential to revolutionize the Thoroughbred industry will be a major focus of presentations when The Jockey Club Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing convenes on Sunday, August 13.