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  • Catching up with Thunder Gulch

    See photos from Anne's recent visit with Thunder Gulch at Ashford Stud, as well as Groupie Doll and Plum Pretty at Timber Town Stable.

  • Stars of the Oaks: Plum Pretty

    The Blood-Horse catches up with 2011 Kentucky Oaks winner Plum Pretty. Learn about what Plum Pretty and her connections have been up to since her Kentucky Oaks win. Also, learn more about pasture friend Havre de Grace!

  • Plum Pretty Half Sisters Sell at Keeneland

    While they did not draw the interest Plum Pretty garnered in November, two of the three half sisters to the 2011 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner sold on the opening day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Keeneland November Sale Day 1 Wrap

    Esther Marr recaps Day 1 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including the sale of Plum Pretty. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Plum Pretty was purchased for $4.2 million during the first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. KEENov2012Hip96_3KEEtn.jpg

    Pope Spends $4.2 Million on Plum Pretty

    Mandy Pope of Whisper Hill Farm bought Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty for $4.2 million from Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

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    Plum Pretty Confirmed for La Troienne

    Last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty has been confirmed by owner John Fort as a starter in the La Troienne (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 4, the same day as this year's Run for the Lilies.

  • Havre de Grace

    Havre de Grace Will Not Defend Apple Blossom

    Saying that weight assignments for the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) were "unfair," owner Rick Porter and trainer Larry Jones will bypass the April 13 race at Oaklawn Park with Horse of the Year Havre de Grace.

  • Havre De Grace

    Havre de Grace Tops 'Racing Festival' Noms

    Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace tops the list of horses nominated to the stakes extravaganza that, along with the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), comprise the "Racing Festival of the South" at Oaklawn Park April 11-14.

  • Secret Circle

    Secret Circle Drills Sharp 5F at Santa Anita

    Rebel Stakes (gr. II) winner Secret Circle remains on edge for his expected start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) following a bullet five-furlong drill in :58 2/5 at Santa Anita Park March 29.

  • Havre de Grace won the New Orleans Ladies Stakes on March 17 by 4 1/2 lengths.

    Jones: Weight Must be Right for Apple Blossom

    For Rick Porter and Larry Jones, Plan A is to run Havre de Grace in the Apple Blossom Handicap April 13. However, the connections have also made one thing clear: They will only do so under the right weight conditions.

  • Castaway

    Southwest Victor Castaway Back to Work

    Castaway, who along with stablemate Secret Circle gave trainer Bob Baffert a sweep of the Southwest Stakes (gr. III) divisions at Oaklawn Park last month, worked a steady five furlongs at Santa Anita March 2.

  • Breeders' Cup News Minute: 11/02/11 (Video)

    Lenny Shulman reports on the news of the day, including So You Think, Goldikova, the Baffert contingent, and the weather. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Euroears

    Baffert Quartet Drills Sharply for Cup

    Trainer Bob Baffert, anticipating a big Breeders' Cup with 10 entrants, sent four of his biggest hopes -- Euroears, Plum Pretty, Game On Dude, and Secret Circle -- to the Santa Anita main track for final tune-ups Oct. 3.

  • Turallure working at Keeneland 10/24/2011

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    Breeders' Cup Hopefuls in Quick Workouts

    Hopefuls for the Breeders' Cup World Championships were on the work tab Oct. 24 at Keeneland and Santa Anita Park, including Euroears, who scorched five furlongs in :56 3/5 at the Southern California racetrack.

  • Plum Pretty delivers in the Cotillion at Parx.

    Plum Pretty Scorches Cotillion Field

    Front-running Plum Pretty left favored It's Tricky far behind in the $750,000 Cotillion Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 1 at Philadelphia's Parx Racing, earning her first victory since the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) in the spring.

  • THS: Alabama Stakes 2011

    Jason, Tom and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the stacked Alabama Stakes at Saratoga.

  • It's Tricky in the CCA Oaks.

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    Alabama: It's Tricky Seeks Third Straight G1

    After winning consecutive grade I races, It's Tricky has earned the title as leader of the 3-year-old filly division. The daughter of Mineshaft will have to prove herself all over again against a stellar field in the Alabama.

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    Stellar Cast in Short but Strong CCA Oaks

    It drew a short field, but the $250,000 TVG Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) July 23 at Saratoga features five of the best 3-year-old fillies in the nation in a race that could go a long way in deciding divisional honors.

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    Zazu Takes Rail to Brave Hollywood Oaks Win

    Zazu won a rematch with Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty when she scraped the rail at the top of the stretch and drew off in the final strides to win the $147,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 25

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    Plum Pretty Lands in Hollywood Oaks

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty, coming off an illness that knocked her out of consideration for the Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) in New York June 25, was entered instead in the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II).

  • Joyful Victory

    Joyful Victory Stands Out in Mother Goose

    After Plum Pretty and Royal Delta were taken out of consideration for the $250,000 Mother Goose (gr. I), Joyful Victory is the lone standout in the race for 3-year-old fillies June 25 at Belmont Park.