Keyword: O'Rourke

  • Jibboom

    Grade II Winner Jibboom Retired

    Jibboom, a graded stakes winner on dirt and turf for Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms, has been retired from racing because of a suspensory injury.

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    Jibboom Explodes in Lexus Raven Run

    Juddmonte Farms' Jibboom came into the Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) off two seconds in allowance company, was making just her fourth career start, and had to run down 12 other fillies. But Oct. 20, going seven furlongs over Keeneland's Polytrack, the filly won her first graded stakes event with a bang.

  • English Stallion Mark of Esteem Withheld from Stud Duty

    Darley stallion Mark of Esteem, who is coming off a fifth-place ranking on the 2006 English/Irish sires list, has been indefinitely suspended from stud duties following recent tests that have indicated a decrease in his fertility level.

  • Champion Afleet Alex's First Foal

    Champion Afleet Alex's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 21 at Bettina Jenney's Derry Meeting Farm near Cochranville, Pa.

  • Machiavellian Withdrawn from Stallion Service

    French champion and prominent sire Machiavellian, a Darley standard bearer, has been withdrawn from covering duties at Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket, England, because of a recurrence of laminitis.

  • Flute, winning the Kentucky Oaks.

    Flute Retired Due to Ankle Injury

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Flute has been retired due to a small chip in one ankle. She is expected to return to her birthplace, Juddmonte Farms near Lexington, Ky. on Thursday. No breeding plans have been decided.