Keyword: Ralph Wilson

  • Bruce Hundley in an April 2009 photo.

    Saxony Farm Owner Bruce Hundley Dies

    Bruce Hundley, who co-bred champion Fly So Free and raised three other champions at his Saxony Farm near Versailles, Ky., died at a Lexington hospital Oct. 21. He was 67.

  • Arazi's Breeder in Pro Football HOF

    Longtime Buffalo Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr., who formerly was prominent in Thoroughbred breeding and racing, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. At age 90, Wilson will be the oldest person ever inducted when ceremonies are held Aug. 8 in Canton, Ohio.

  • Hip 127 did not meet his reserve despite a bid of $7.7 million.

    Azeri's First Foal Fails to Sell

    A colt produced from Horse of the Year Azeri failed to meet his reserve and was bought back for $7.7 million at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale during the opening session Sept. 8.

  • Jim French, with Angel Cordero, Jr. aboard, would have been favored in the Travers.

    Travers Flashback: The Strange Saga of Jim French

    The story of Jim French, one of the most indestructible, indefatigable horses of the modern era, has faded into history, taking with it the colt's remarkable feats of durability on the racetrack and the notorious final chapter of his career, in which the Travers favorite was impounded by the Saratoga County sheriff's office and not permitted to run.

  • Fabuleux Jane, Arazi's Granddam, Dead

    Fabuleux Jane, granddam of international champion Arazi and dam of grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur, died Aug. 18 at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of the infirmities of old age.

  • Darby Dan Farm stallion Meadowlake, whose dam died May 23.

    Meadowlake's Dam, Suspicious Native, Dead

    Suspicious Native, whose unbeaten son Meadowlake is the sire of champion Meadow Star and 46 other stakes winners, died May 23 at Robert Courtney's Crestfield Farm near Lexington.