Keyword: phipps

  • Mike Hushion with Artemis Agrotera

    Mike Hushion Back Where He Belongs

    A year after he was diagnosed with acute promyeloctic leukemia, Mike Hushion is back where he belongs -- training horses like grade I winner Princess Violet, who runs in the Feb. 13 Barabara Fritchie (gr. II).

  • Shug McGaughey

    McGaughey Honored by TCA

    The Thoroughbred Club honored Hall of Fame and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) trainer Shug McGaughey Sept. 29 at Keeneland during the club's 82nd annual testimonial dinner.

  • Shug McGaughey a day after the Preakness Stakes.

    Shug McGaughey Morning After the Preakness

    Hall of fame trainer Shug McGaughey shares his thoughts on Orb's fourth-place finish in the May 18 Preakness (gr. I) on the morning of May 19, and speaks of plans for the future including a potential Bemont Stakes run.

  • Orb shows off his Maserati blanket.
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    Orb Sponsorship to Benefit Charities

    Two charitable entities of The Jockey Club Foundation will benefit from a sponsorship arrangement between the Maserati car company and Orb, the even-money favorite for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Niall Brennan

    Brennan on Orb: 'He Always Moved Forward'

    To Brennan, success is a result of teamwork and talent. Along with wife, Stephanie, Niall operates Niall Brennan Stables in Ocala, Fl. where Kentucky Derby winner Orb received his initial training as a young colt.

  • Romacaca tries for her 11th stakes victory of in the Suwannee River Stakes.

    Romacaca Heads Suwannee River Stakes

    Seven-year-old Romacaca will try to secure the 11th stakes victory of her career and third at Gulfstream Park when she faces an expected seven other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes Feb. 9.

  • Grade II winner Parading will join his sire, Pulpit, at stud in 2010 at Claiborne Farm.<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%3D8117794%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Parading to Stand at Claiborne

    Grade II winner Parading has been retired from racing and will join his sire, successful stallion Pulpit, at stud in 2010 at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Haynesfield most recently won the Empire Classic at Belmont on October 24.<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%3D8575021%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Haynesfield Returns to Graded Action

    Trainer Steve Asmussen now believes Haynesfield is ready for another try against graded company, and has entered him in the $100,000-added Discovery Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds going nine furlongs at Aqueduct. A field of six was drawn for the program feature.

  • Saarland's daughter Saarlight won the Wide Country Stakes at Laurel on March 7.

    Pensioned Stallion Saarland Dead

    Saarland, who was one of the top 2-year-olds of 2001, died March 11 because of injuries suffered after running into a feeder.

  • Christmas Past, shown winning the 1982 Coaching Club American Oaks.

    Champion Christmas Past Dead

    Christmas Past, a homebred champion filly for the late Cynthia Phipps, was euthanized Dec. 13 at age 29 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Saarland Pensioned

    Ten-year-old Saarland, a grade II winner as a homebred for Cynthia Phipps, has been pensioned from stallion duty because of fertility problems.

  • Secret Savings Dead

    Secret Savings, a Kentucky-bred who achieved racing and siring success in Australia, was euthanized in December because of complications from laminitis.

  • Dream Rush Gets Tampa Confidence Builder

    Two-time grade I winner Dream Rush added Tampa Bay Downs' $65,000 Minaret Stakes to her impressive record, though she had to hold off Rising Fever in the final strides for neck victory Jan. 3.

  • Stakes Producer Arabian Dancer Dead

    Arabian Dancer, a prominent producer for the late Cynthia Phipps, was euthanized Oct. 23 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Seeking the Gold

    Seeking the Gold Pensioned

    Major sire Seeking the Gold has been pensioned from stallion duty at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • The 2008 Hall of Fame inductees pose with their plaques.

    Hall of Fame: It's All About the Horse

    The message at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame induction ceremony Aug. 4 was plain and simple: "It's all about the horse."

  • Dancing Forever (inside) holds on to take the Manhattan.

    Dancing Forever Wins Thrilling Manhattan

    Dancing Forever glided to the rail midstretch in the June 7 Woodford Reserve Manhattan (gr. IT) and looked like a winner, but Out of Control was ready to give him a tussle in the final yards. In a thriller to the finish, it was Dancing Forever who became a grade I winner in the $400,000 Manhattan with his nose decision over Out of Control in the 1 1/4-mile turf race at Belmont Park.

  • Louisville Stakes winner Ginger Punch worked at Belmont on May 16.<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%3D4376622%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ginger Punch Works at Belmont

    Ginger Punch, last year's champion older female, had her first work since winning the Louisville Stakes (gr.II) on the morning of May 16 at Belmont Park.

  • Traditionally to France

    Traditionally, one of three grade I winners out of unbeaten champion Personal Ensign, has been relocated to Haras du Thenney in France.

  • Defer won the Laurel Futurity (gr. III) at age two.

    Defer to Empire Stud

    Graded stakes winner Defer has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Cynthia Phipps

    New York Breeder/Owner Cynthia Phipps Dead

    Cynthia Phipps, longtime breeder/owner and chairwoman of the Animal Medical Center, died Oct. 24 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in an early morning fire in her Manhattan, N.Y., apartment.

  • Sightseeing is ready to take on Street Sense.

    Sightseeing Seeks Travers Showdown with Street Sense

    Carl Nafzger says he does not worry about the competition going into a race, because you can only train one horse, and that's your horse. Were he concerned about a specific runner for Street Sense to beat in Saturday's running of the Travers (gr. I), however, it would be the Phipps Stable's Sightseeing, who is coming into the Aug. 25 race in what trainer Shug McGaughey terms the "best mental condition" this year.

  • Boca Grande Heads Forward Gal Stakes

    A field of seven 3-year-old fillies is set for the seven-furlong Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) March 10 at Gulfstream Park. Heading the group is Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) winner Boca Grande.

  • Leading the Parade to Stand at Lambholm South

    Leading the Parade, a stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy out of grade I winner and champion producer My Flag, has been retired and will stand in 2007 at Roy Lerman's Lambholm South near Reddick, Fla. His fee will be $3,500.

  • Graded Winner Survivalist to Park Stud

    Park Stud has announced that the Phipps family bred and raced Survivalist, a 4-year-old graded stakes-winning son of Danzig, out of a full sister to Seeking the Gold, will enter stud at Park Stud in Ontario, Canada.

  • Graded Winner Survivalist Retired

    Survivalist, a graded stakes winner whose dam is a full sister to leading sire Seeking the Gold, has been retired from racing after suffering a tendon injury during training at Belmont Park earlier this week.

  • Kentucky Oaks winner Lemons Forever goes in Saturday's CCA Oaks.

    Pine Island Heads CCA Oaks Field

    Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey doesn't rush his horses into stakes races. So when Pine Island ran in the Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) after just two starts--granted two wins--is was clear he thought a lot of the daughter of Arch.

  • Smuggler named champion 3YO filly.

    Eclipse Award: Smuggler, 3-Year-Old Filly

    If she were human, you would say Smuggler was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. After all, her sire, Unbridled, and dam, Inside Information, both were champions. In addition, Smuggler is a homebred who races for the Phipps Stable, which has a long tradition of breeding the best to the best and getting the best.