Keyword: Pope McLean Jr.

  • Trainer Mike Maker

    Trainers’ Dinner Notes and Quotes

    The annual Kentucky Derby Trainer's Dinner gives trainers a chance to laugh a little and blow off some steam. Trainer Mike Maker was first up May 2 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Louisville, and he stole the show.

  • Firing Line at Churchill Downs

    Firing Line to Crestwood

    Firing Line, who won the 2015 Sunland Derby (gr. III) by 14 1/4 lengths and was runner-up to American Pharoah in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will enter stud at Crestwood Farm near Lexington in 2017.

  • F-T October Yearling Sale Recap Day 1

    Ian Tapp reviews the days results and catches up with Pope McLean Jr., director, business manager for Crestwood Farm and Bayne Welker, Fasig-Tipton vice president of sales.

  • Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale Wrap - Day 1

    Ian Tapp reviews the day's results and catches up with Pope McLean Jr., director, business manager for Crestwood Farm and Bayne Welker, Fasig-Tipton vice president of sales. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Hip 3238; filly; Tiznow - Katz Me If You Can by Storm Cat, topped day 9 of the Keeneland September yearling sale with a final bid of $400,000.

    Consignors: Business Down, But Not Out

    After its ninth day, which produced a session-topper of $400,000, the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale business-wise remained down. But given recent developments on Wall Street, overall economic stagnation, and the aftermath of hurricanes, things could be much worse, consignors said.