Keyword: ribot

  • His Majesty

    The Influence of His Majesty

    The common link between this year's Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and third-place finisher Medal Count is His Majesty.

  • McDynamo's 2007 Breeders' Cup Steeplechase win was his fifth consecutive in the race.

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER: Magnificent McDynamo

    When Kelso took the fifth and last of his five consecutive Jockey Club Gold Cups (then at two miles) in 1964, many veteran horsemen believed they had seen a feat never to be equaled in American racing. They were wrong. Michael Moran's fabulous gelding McDynamo not only equaled Kelso's mark in a championship-level event by winning the Breeders' Cup Grand National Steeplechase (NSA-I) for the fifth consecutive time, but in some eyes went one better.

  • Exclusive Ribot, Son of the Great Ribot, Dies

    Exclusive Ribot, perhaps the last living offspring sired by Federico Tesio's great European champion Ribot, died Aug. 8 at age 32 of heart failure at Brian Wallis' Dormello II Stud near Decatur, Texas.

  • Improving the Breed

    <i>By Martin Stiles </i> -- Improving the breed would be well served by establishing and maintaining a purse structure that disproportionately rewards the winners of the very best races (grade I), and forbids race-day medication in those races. I think Federico Tesio would approve.