Keyword: Roberts

  • Two Stallions to Rockin Z in Oklahoma

    Fast Play, a son of Seattle Slew and a half-brother to major sire Seeking the Gold, and Service Stripe, have been purchased by Rusty Roberts and Dr. Robert Zoellner for stallion duty in 2010 at the latter's Rockin Z Ranch near Beggs, Okla.

  • Spenditallbaby

    Spenditallbaby Euthanized

    California stakes winner Spenditallbaby was euthanized March 30 because of complications from a sesamoid injury.

  • Washington Stallion Petersburg Dead

    Guy Roberts reported the loss of his prominent stallion Petersburg Dec. 22. The 20-year-old son of Danzig, who had been ill the past few months, stood at Roberts' Guy Bar Farm near Sunnyside, Wash.

  • Third MRLS Case Confirmed in Florida; Meeting Set

    An Arabian mare in Marion County, Florida, aborted a 310-day gestation (the foal was born dead) on March 13 that was confirmed as having mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), according to Dr. Dana Zimmel, of the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Meadow Farm Approved for Virginia State Fair

    With a photo of Secretariat's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) win hanging on the Caroline County Community Center wall beside a Virginia General Assembly resolution commemorating the 30th anniversary of his Triple Crown, it may have been thought that the decision to relocate the Virginia state fair to where he was foaled, Meadow Farm, would have been a sure thing. Not so.

  • Wimbledon Third in First Start In 15 Months

    Wimbledon, the 2004 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner who suffered a tendon injury while preparing for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), finished third at the Solano County Fair Sunday in his first start in more than 15 months.

  • Pie's Lil Brother Repeats in Prairie Express

    Pie's Lil Brother won Saturday's $50,000 Prairie Express at Prairie Meadows for the second straight year, holding off Coach Jimi Lee and Sand Ridge in a photo finish.

  • Actress Ashley Judd (aka Mrs. Dario Franchitti) was a racegoer at Keeneland on Friday, where she talked to jockey Pat Day after his win aboard Stylelistick in the Appalachian Stakes.

    Late-Charging Stylelistick Takes Appalachian Stakes

    Stylelistick reaffirmed how much she loves the Keeneland turf course Friday afternoon by taking the $100,000 Appalachian Stakes with an impressive and commanding late kick. In other news, Saints Cup returns to racing after more than 2 1/2 years and wins big.

  • Post Time Training Center Now Owned by Bank

    Robert "Country" and Bea Roberts' Post Time Training Center in Ocala, Fla., was auctioned at a foreclosure sale the morning of Aug. 24 and is now owned by Community Bank of Marion County.

  • Bea and Country Roberts, held dispersals at Keeneland in 1999 and 2000.

    Court Asked to Divide Proceeds from Roberts Dispersal

    The Keeneland Association has filed an "interpleader" with Fayette (Lexington, KY.) Circuit Court, asking the court to decide how to disperse proceeds from last month's dispersal of horses owned by Robert (Country) and Bea Roberts. The Roberts dispersal grossed $1,902,600. After deducting Keeneland's entry fees and other charges totaling $147,250, there was $1,755,350 in net proceeds from the sale. The court filing noted that a number of parties had notified Keeneland, claiming an interest in the portion of the net sale proceeds.