Keyword: Old English Rancho

  • What a View and Kent Desormeaux take the Frank E. Kilroe Mile.

    What a View Upsets Kilroe Mile

    California-bred What a View made quite a jump from winning against state-bred company in his last start to take the $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) March 12 at Santa Anita Park in his first graded stakes attempt.

  • Acceptance

    Acceptance Turned Out With Shin Issues

    Promising California-bred 3-year-old Acceptance, who suffered his first defeat in four starts when fourth as the 1-2 favorite in the California Cup Derby Jan. 24 at Santa Anita Park, has been turned out at Old English Rancho.

  • Acceptance

    Acceptance's Roots Go Deep

    It's a little early to proclaim a Cinderella story in the making, but Old English Rancho does appear to have a nice colt in its homebred Acceptance.

  • Acceptance wins the King Glorious Stakes.

    Unbeaten Acceptance Rolls On in King Glorious

    Acceptance remained unbeaten in three starts with a three-length victory as the 3-10 favorite in the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds at Los Alamitos Race Course Dec. 14.

  • Acclamation bounds home to win the Eddie Read at Del Mar.

    Acclamation Wins Eddie Read for 7th Straight

    Champion Acclamation ran his winning streak to seven en route to his second straight triumph in the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT), drawing away in the stretch after setting the pace on the Del Mar turf July 21.

  • Norvsky gets up late to win the California Cup Classic.

    Bejarano, Norvsky Nab California Cup Classic

    Favored Norvsky, ridden by a red-hot Rafael Bejarano, flew home in the final 100 yards to nab pacesetter Lucky Primo just before the wire to win the $175,000 California Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park Oct. 29.

  • Acclamation

    Acclamation Sidelined by Foot Problem

    West Coast star Acclamation, winner of five straight races, including the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I), won't run again this year because of a foot problem, according to an Oct. 11 Daily Racing Form story.

  • Acclamation wins the Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship

    No Stopping Acclamation in Clement Hirsch

    Odds-on choice Acclamation continued his dominance over the Southern California turf division when he held off a determined Champ Pegasus in the $150,000 Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Oct. 2.

  • Acclamation wins the Pacific Classic

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    Acclamation Pulls Off Pacific Classic Heist

    Acclamation, with a patented front-running ride from veteran jockey Patrick Valenzuela, held off favored Twirling Candy in the final furlong to win the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) by a head at Del Mar Aug. 28.

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    More Applause for Acclamation in Whittingham

    Front-running Acclamation ran away from the field in the Hollywood Park stretch to register a repeat victory as the odds-on favorite in the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) June 11.

  • Acclamation bounces to victory in the Jim Murray Memorial Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8959496%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Acclamation Puts Jim Murray Foes to Sleep

    Acclamation earned his first graded stakes win and snapped an 11-race losing streak when he dominated his rivals in the $150,000 Jim Murray Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) in a 14-1 upset on the Hollywood Park turf May 15.

  • Auerbach Launching Racing Venture

    California owner Madeline Auerbach announced a new racing venture in which she is syndicating offspring by major California stallion Unusual Heat.

  • Surf Cat will begin his stallion career at Old English Rancho.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4422121%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Surf Cat Retired; To Stand in California

    Surf Cat, who triumphed six times in grade II events and earned $1,045,420, has been retired from racing, according to a Daily Racing Form report. The 7-year-old horse will begin his stallion career at Old English Rancho near Sanger, Calif., his trainer, Bruce Headley, told the publication Jan. 9.

  • California Yearling Sale Faces Challenge

    Tucked between a weekend of Breeders' Cup prep races and the California Cup showcasing the local product, California's fall select yearling sale offers a slimmer but more select catalog than in years past.

  • Helen of Troy was the dam of champion Thor's Echo, shown winning the 2006 Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Helen of Troy Dead

    Helen of Troy, dam of champion Thor's Echo, was euthanized June 30 because of complications from laminitis.

  • Johnston Named Winner of Pincay Award

    Ellwood W. "Bud" Johnston, owner of Old English Rancho near Sanger, Calif., has been named the fourth annual winner of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award.

  • Flying First Class glides to easy win in the Derby Trial, Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Flying First Class Kicks Away to Derby Trial Win

    Ellwood W. Johnston's Old English Rancho homebred Flying First Class kicked clear in the stretch and was hard ridden to a 3 3/4-length victory by Mark Guidry to win the $117,800 Derby Trial for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs Saturday.

  • Teenager Gets 6 Months in Horse Shootings

    A Central California teenager received six months of juvenile hall confinement in connection with the shooting deaths of five horses earlier this year, including a yearling half-brother to the grade I winning filly Leave Me Alone.

  • Juvenile Jailed in Fresno-Area Horse Killings

    A 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested in connection with a series of horse shootings last month that resulted in the deaths of four Thoroughbreds, including two yearlings at Old English Rancho, located in the central California community of Sanger.

  • Walter Willy to Old English in California

    Rich and Laura Soutar have purchased 11-year-old Walter Willy (Sadler's Wells--Whakilyric, by Miswaki) for stallion duty at Old English Rancho near Sanger, Calif.

  • Poteen to Old English Rancho

    Poteen, a U.S. stakes winner and classic-placed in England, will enter stud at Old English Rancho in Sanger near Fresno, Calif.