Keyword: Robert Sangster

  • Ireland and the Thoroughbred

    Ireland and the Thoroughbred

    The Irish have developed a unique understanding of the horse, one passed from generation to generation along with a relationship fused through time to form the bond of mutual dependency that exists today.

  • El Prado (IRE)

    Prominent Sire El Prado Dead

    Irish-bred El Prado, the horse that inspired Frank Stronach to get involved in the stallion business, died of an apparent heart attack in his paddock at Adena Springs near Paris, Ky. the morning of Sept. 21.

  • Tattersalls Catalog Has 2,728 Lots

    Tattersalls has cataloged 2,728 lots for its December mixed sale, which will be held Nov. 24 through Dec. 4 in England. There are 237 yearlings listed for the auction's first day, 1,261 foals spread over five days, and 1,230 lots of breeding stock listed for the sale's final four days.

  • Storm Bird, champion and sire of Storm Cat.

    Prominent Stallion Storm Bird Dead

    Storm Bird, a European champion who sired the great Storm Cat, was euthanized the night of Dec. 3 following a bout with colic at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

  • Coolmore Stallion Bluebird Pensioned

    Coolmore stallion Bluebird, a Kentucky-bred champion son of Storm Bird who sired 74 stakes winners, has been retired from stallion duty at Castle Hyde Stud in County Cork in Ireland.

  • Ray Paulick
Editor-in-Chief

    Song Well Sung

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Robert Sangster was not only forward-thinking, he was universal in his approach to the business...

  • Everything Coming Up Orchids for Ocean Silk

    Trainer Pat Byrne has had the date Sunday, March 21 circled on his calendar since his Ocean Silk finished second in her 2004 debut in the Feb. 28 The Very One Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park. This Sunday she is set to start in the Orchid Handicap (gr. IIT), also at Gulfstream Park.

  • Ocean Silk May Set Sail in Dowager

    Ten fillies and mares were entered for Keeneland's $150,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager on Sunday with Robert Sangster's Ocean Silk worthy of marquee billing.

  • Hi Dubai, among the favorites for the June 6 Vodafone Oaks.

    Casual Look Among Fillies Confirmed for Vodafone Oaks

    The leading contenders for the 2003 Vodafone Oaks remain in the June 6 classic after the final forfeit stage. Included among the 3-year-old fillies in contention for the group I race at Britain's Epsom Downs is William S. Farish's Casual Look.

  • Megahertz Returns to Hollypark in Matiara

    British-bred Megahertz, who reeled off her fifth straight United States triumph in Hollywood Park's inaugural running of the $500,000 American Oaks in July, returns on Saturday as the 124-pound high weight among ten entrants in the $125,000 Matiara Stakes.

  • Bray Awaits Secret Garden; Barn On Rebound

    Action is on the upswing again for trainer Simon Bray, who awaits English import Secret Garden at Hollywood Park for the $125,000 Matiara Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday.

  • Arc Winner Detroit Dead

    Robert Sangster's Detroit, who won the 1980 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) and later produced 1994 Arc winner Carnegie, died of complications from hemorrhaging after foaling an Entrepreneur filly.

  • Singspiel, winner of the 1997 Dubai World Cup, will be part of Darley&#39;s stallion division in Australia.

    Darley, Sangster Join Forces Down Under

    The Darley breeding entity that stands stallions raced by Sheikh Mohammed is joining forces with the Robert Sangster family for a stallion base in Australia. As part of the venture, Darley is sending four stallions to stand at the Sangsters' Collingrove Stud in New South Wales.

  • Bienamado Wins Sunset Handicap

    Trudy McCaffery, John Toffan and Robert Sangster's Bienamado reeled in early pacesetter Self Feeder racing into the third turn and drew away through the stretch to win the $250,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT) by 1 1/2 lengths Sunday at Hollywood Park. Deploy Venture finished second, 1 1/2 lengths ahead of Single Empire.