Keyword: Saint Ballado

  • Saintly Look Heavenly in Sugar Bowl Stakes

    Saintly Look closed from off the pace in spite of a speed-favoring Fair Grounds main track to win the $75,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes Sunday by three-quarters of a length over Broke Again.

  • Saint Marden, with Jerry Bailey up, takes the Discovery Wednesday at Aqueduct.

    Saint Marden Leads Discovery Parade

    Saint Marden picked up some new believers Wednesday in Aqueduct's fall opening day $114,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds.

  • Saint Ballado dead at 13.

    Saint Ballado Euthanized

    Central Kentucky stallion Saint Ballado, who underwent surgery to correct clinical signs associated with a compressive cervical myelopathy, was euthanized Oct. 20 following complications after the operation.

  • Taylor Made to Start Our Emblem at $35,000

    Our Emblem, whose popularity rose to new heights after his son War Emblem won this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand for $35,000 in 2003 at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Saint Verre Splashes to Cliff Hanger Victory

    Saint Verre commanded the early lead and withstood all challenges to take the 26th running of the $150,000 Cliff Hanger Handicap (gr. III) on Friday night at the Meadowlands.

  • Saint Ballado scheduled to undergo corrective surgery.

    Saint Ballado to Undergo Surgery

    Major stallion Saint Ballado is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct mild incoordination, according to Ben Taylor, head of the Taylor Made stallion division.

  • Flame Thrower, winning the Best Pal Stakes.

    Farm Lowers Flame Thrower's Stud Fee

    Stoneriggs Farm, the Morriston, Fla. nursery where muliple graded stakes winner Flame Thrower will enter stud in 2002, has announced it is lowering the stud fee on the horse to $6,500. The original fee was $8,500.

  • The deceased stallion Mr. Prospector, in his paddock.

    Mr. Prospector Passes $200-Million Milestone in His July Finale

    While only two of the six yearlings from the late Mr. Prospector's final crop of foals exceeded their reserve price, the two that did sell on Tuesday night in the final session of the Keeneland July select yearling sale pushed the legendary sire over the $200-million mark in career revenue for yearlings sold at public auction. With $5,500,000 in receipts at this year's July sale, the son of Raise a Native now has $202,884,728 in lifetime yearling sale revenue.

  • Seattle Slew Tops Sire Average on Keeneland Opener

    Taylor Made Farm stallion Saint Ballado sired the $4-million session topper on the Monday night opener to the Keeneland July select yearling sale, but Three Chimneys Farm's venerable Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew was leading sire by average on the evening, with two colts selling for an average price of $1,925,000.

  • Barretts Downturn Coincides With Stock Market Decline

    On March 12, the Nasdaq composite index sank below 2000 and the Dow Jones industrial average experienced a staggering 436-point drop. The following day, Barretts conducted its select sale of 2-year-olds in training and suffered one of its worst financial beatings ever. The gross, average, and median all declined sharply. The buy-back rate climbed to its second-highest level in the auction's history. And the sale failed to produce a seven-figure horse for the first time since 1996. Just a coincidence? Gerald McMahon didn't think so. The Barretts president saw a direct link between Wall Street's crash and his California-based company's plummeting fortunes.

  • Saint Damien Scores In OBS Championship Stakes

    Trainer Kenny McPeek was dreaming of a Triple Crown campaign after Saint Damien fought off a late bid from Saved by the Sword to win the colts and geldings division of the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes. In a steady rain Monday in Ocala, Fla., the 3-year-old son of Saint Ballado -- Wife Begone completed the 1 1/16 miles in the slop in 1:47 3/5. The winning rider was Edgar Prado.

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    After Stock Market Plunges, Business Declines At Barretts March Sale

    One day after the stock market plunged dramatically, business at the Barretts Equine Ltd.'s March select sale of 2-year-olds in training suffered significant setbacks. Gross revenue dropped by 33.8%, and the average and median prices fell by 27.2% and 44.0%, respectively. The buy-back rate was 45.4%, reaching the second-highest level in the auction's history.

  • Reality Returns at Keeneland; Average Up 17.8%

    One day after single-session records for a Keeneland fall yearling sale, the auction in Lexington, Ky. continued Wednesday with prices that were more realistic than the previous day's gargantuan numbers. Top price of $850,000 was paid by John C. Oxley for a Saint Ballado colt produced from the unraced Proud Truth mare Sunyata.

  • Flame Thrower, under jockey Corey Nakatani, winning the Best Pal Stakes.

    Flame Thrower Scorches Best Pal Rivals

    Gary M. Garber's Flame Thrower contested the early pace while four wide on the backstretch before displaying a burst of speed into the turn en route to a 2 3/4-length victory over fellow 2-year-olds in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes Wednesday at Del Mar.

  • Squirtle Squirt Heads Best Pal Stakes

    Joe Garcia Jr. trainee Squirtle Squirt will put his four-race winning streak on the line when he takes on six other 2-year-olds in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. III) Wednesday at Del Mar.