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  • Statement to Stand at Pyaar Acres

    Statement, a stakes winning son of Seattle Slew, will enter stud at Hooper Roff's Pyaar Acres near Lexington. He will stand for $3,500.

  • Sham Stakes winner Going Wild

    Classic Spotlight: Going Wild

    A balance between speed and stamina is the key to the pedigree of Going Wild, winner of the Jan 17 San Miguel Stakes. With early fractions of :21.61 and :44.32 for the San Miguel, he has already demonstrated speed, and his pedigree suggests the endurance to carry that speed over a distance.

  • Silverbulletday Produces Vindication Filly

    Michael Pegram's two-time champion filly Silverbulletday produced her third foal, a dark bay filly by undefeated champion Vindication Jan. 28 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington.

  • Slew's Final Answer Has Minaret Solution

    Slew's Final Answer had the solution to a fast pace in Tampa Bay Downs' $60,000 Minaret Stakes on Saturday. She tracked the leaders and swept around the far turn to run down tiring front-runner Beautiful Honor and bold 100-1 long shot Diablosangeleyes for a convincing 3 ½-length win in the six-furlong dirt stakes for older fillies and mares.

  • Turf Debut Romp for Slew's Saga in Cup & Saucer

    Karen and Mickey Taylor's homebred Slew's Saga destroyed a field of Canadian-foaled 2-year-olds Sunday at Woodbine, taking the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes by a widening 9 3/4 lengths.

  • Alternate Repeats in Robert G. Dick Memorial

    Pin Oak Stable's Alternate notched her second consecutive Robert G. Dick Memorial Breeders' Cup Handicap for fillies and mares on the grass at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Belmont Stakes favorite Smarty Jones, left, with exercise rider Pete Van Trump aboard, walks with trainer John Servis atop stablemate Butterscotch at Belmont Race Track on Friday morning.

    Servis to Press: It's Time to Dance

    At the daily press conference outside Barn 5 at Belmont Park Friday morning, trainer John Servis' opening remarks were "I feel real good." He acknowledged that Smarty Jones was ready for his bid for the Triple Crown on Saturday and said the undefeated runner "knows it's time to dance."

  • Seattle Slew, draws off in the Belmont Stakes.

    A Chapter in Triple Crown History: King Kong

    As Smarty Jones attempts to duplicate Seattle Slew's feat as an undefeated Triple Crown winner, the following excerpt from "Seattle Slew," published by Eclipse Press, recounts the weeks and events leading up to Slew's Belmont Stakes victory.

  • Pedigree Profile: Friends Lake

    Friends Lake may have paid $76.80 for his Florida Derby (gr. I) victory, due perhaps to a two-month layoff and an uninspired third in the Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III). Certainly, his success should have come as no surprise when considering his pedigree.

  • Seattle Slew at Hialeah

    On This Day...

    March 9, 1977<br><b>Seattle Slew at Hialeah</b>

  • Paynes Bay to T.C. Westmeath Farm

    Eugene and Laura Melnyk's Paynes Bay has been retired from racing and will stand the 2004 breeding season at T.C. Westmeath Farm near Shelburne, Ontario. His fee will be $2,500 (Canadian funds).

  • Churchill Downs Next Bobblehead: Seattle Slew

    Seattle Slew, the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown in 1977 and racing's only unbeaten Triple Crown champion, will be featured in Churchill Downs' next bobblehead giveaway on Sunday, June 8 as the latest offering in the track's "Triple Crown Heroes of the 1970's" collectible series.

  • Triple Crown Trophy, awarded for a Kentucky Derby-Preakness-Belmont Stakes sweep.

    The Time Has Come for Funny Cide

    It has been 25 years since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978 and 30 years since Secretariat broke a 25-year Triple Crown drought in 1973. The connections of Secretariat, Affirmed, and Seattle Slew speak out.

  • Slew Of Memories

    <i>By Paula Turner</i> -- While ponying a horse off old Hopeful, I remembered when the horse came to me. It was the same year as that fuzzy-tailed colt, Seattle Slew, whose comical appearance pulled at my heart, causing me to name him Baby Huey.

  • Sea of Showers Bursts to Jenny Wiley Win

    Flaxman Holdings' homebred Sea of Showers and jockey Jerry Bailey won Sunday's $113,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland with a powerful stretch kick for the seemingly invincible trainer Bobby Frankel.

  • Ex-Trainer Tommy Pascuma Dead

    Former trainer Tommy Pascuma, who in later years worked as an assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Phil Johnson, John Parisella and John Hertler, passed away Thursday after a long illness. He was 67.

  • Tommy Pascuma Dead at 67

    Former trainer Tommy Pascuma, who in later years worked as an assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Phil Johnson, John Parisella, and John Hertler, passed away Feb. 27 after a long illness. He was 67.

  • Champion Vindication continues recovery from suspensory injury.

    Vindication 'Doing Pretty Good' Since Injury

    Bob Baffert reports that his undefeated 2-year-old champion, Vindication, is doing well at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, where the $2.15 million son of Seattle Slew is recovering from a suspensory injury.

  • Last of the Slews Arrives in Indiana

    The late Seattle Slew, who impregnated four of the nine mares bred to him last year in his final season at stud, has sired his last offspring, a filly born Feb. 19

  • Baffert Taking His Time With Vindication

    Bob Baffert still had no word Friday on when undefeated 2002 Breeders' Cup Juvenile champion Vindication would make his 3-year-old debut, but the trainer did say that the $2.15 million son of Seattle Slew would have two races before the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on May 3.

  • Death of Seattle Slew Chosen as

    The death of champion Seattle Slew was selected by racing fans as the 2002 "NTRA Moment of the Year." An online pole conducted the voting and the results were announced at the Jan. 27 Eclipse Awards dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif.

  • New jockey Jerry Bailey worked Vindication on the main track at Santa Anita.

    Vindication, Bailey Get Acquainted

    Padua Stables' Vindication met new jockey Jerry Bailey for the first time Saturday and the pair teamed up for a bullet five-furlong work over Santa Anita's fast main track.

  • Vindication worked under Dana Barnes Sunday.

    Vindication in 'Easy Work' at Santa Anita; Next Start Undecided

    Padua Stables' Vindication worked a half-mile in ::49 3/5 handily over Santa Anita's main track Sunday with Dana Barnes aboard. "It was just an easy work," trainer Bob Baffert said. "Good horses like this one make it so easy. All I have to do is keep him happy and healthy and he does the rest."

  • Filly by Seattle Slew born to Plaintiff.

    One of Slew's Final Foals

    Seattle Slew was bred to only nine mares prior to his death last May, and one them, Plaintiff, produced a filly Jan. 9.

  • Atlantic Ocean runs to victory.

    Atlantic Ocean Too Deep for Sea Jewel

    The Thoroughbred Corporation's 3-year-old filly Atlantic Ocean is making her $1.9 million purchase price look better after winning the $110,900-added Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Maidens C.J.'s Honour, Atswhatimtalknbout Win

    In a pair of high-priced maiden special weight events at Santa Anita Saturday, Fog City Stable's C.J.'s Honour and B. Wayne Hughes' Atswhatimtalknbout posted impressive victories.

  • NTRA 'Moment of the Year' Voting Begins

    Voting is underway at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Web site, www.ntra.com, for the fourth annual "NTRA Moment of the Year."

  • Atlantic Ocean Pounds Rivals in Grassy Miesque

    The Thoroughbred Corporation's Atlantic Ocean, a $1.9-million sale purchase who's been mostly disappointing in her 2-year-old season, woke up with a switch to the turf on Friday in Hollywood Park's $200,000 Miesque Stakes (gr. IIIT), posting an impressive one-length victory.

  • $500,000 Mare Tops Keeneland Wednesday Session

    Buyers were anxious to see the members of the first crops by Giant's Causeway and Fusaichi Pegasus. At the Keeneland November sale on Wednesday, it was a mare carrying a member of the second crop by Giant's Causeway that topped the auction's third day.

  • It's Our Time Wins Impressively in Keeneland Debut

    It's Our Time, a $735,000 Keeneland September 2001 yearling purchase, won her debut Wednesday at the track, circling the field from deep in the pack to tally a 1 1/2-length win over Romantic Comedy.

  • Door Opened for New Leading Sire of Breeders' Cup Winners

    The leading Breeders' Cup sire by earnings, Deputy Minister, does not have an entrant this year. That could open the door for another sire to take over that title, the likely candidates being Storm Cat, Seattle Slew, Mr. Prospector, and Sadler's Wells.

  • Adored Euthanized After Founder Problems

    Lou and Patrice Wolfson's Adored, a grade I winner from the first crop by Seattle Slew, was euthanized in July due to problems associated with chronic founder.

  • Lexington attorney Don Sturgill, dead at 74.

    Equine Attorney Don Sturgill Dies at 74

    Don Sturgill, prominent Lexington equine attorney who served as general counsel for both the national and Kentucky chapters of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 2, of a heart attack at his Lexington home.

  • Record Purchase Atlantic Ocean Breaks Her Maiden

    Atlantic Ocean, a record $1.9 million filly purchase at the March Barretts' sale for 2-year-olds, broke her maiden in her third attempt Thursday at Del Mar, defeating a field of seven opponents going a mile.

  • Bronze statue of Seattle Slew, unveiled during memorial service.

    Seattle Slew Honored at Graveside Remembrance

    About 200 fans turned out to honor Seattle Slew as his final resting place was unveiled at Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington July 19. The great racehorse and stallion died May 7, 25 years to the day of his Kentucky Derby triumph in 1977.