Keyword: Seeking the Gold

  • 'Blessing' Wins Tragedy-Marred De Gheest

    Signs of Blessing set the pace and was virtually unchallenged through the final furlong for a clear win the Prix Maurice de Gheest (Fr-I), a race that was marred by the fatal breakdown of former Hong Kong champion miler Gold-Fun Aug. 7 at Deauville.

  • CA Stallion Sought After Euthanized

    Well-bred California stallion Sought After, sire of grade I winner Masochistic, was euthanized recently at Joe Daehling's Daehling Ranch after developing laminitis in both front feet. He was 15.

  • Exchange Rate's Excellent Week

    Three Chimneys stallion Exchange Rate gets a pair of graded stakes winners at Keeneland April 11-12 and has a pair of 2-year-olds sell for $350,000 and $190,000 at the Tattersalls breeze-up sale in England.

  • Quiet American

    Pensioned Stallions: The Old Guard

    These Thoroughbreds are among the few to achieve feats of glory at the races and have gotten the opportunity to pass their genes on to the generations that follow. Read the full feature in the October 18, 2014 issue of TBH.

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Quiet American, Holy Bull, and Cherokee Run at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington, Ky., on Sept. 23, 2014.

    Pensioned Stallions: The Old Guard

    These Thoroughbreds are among the few to achieve feats of glory at the races and have gotten the opportunity to pass their genes on to the generations that follow.

  • Where's the Ring to Peaceful Valley

    Where's the Ring will stand the 2015 breeding season at Peaceful Valley Farms in Alberta, Canada. The son of Seeking the Gold previously stood at Gardiner Farms in Ontario.

  • Al Kazeem

    Al Kazeem Fit for a Queen

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />As the first new sire to come to Sandringham since Motivator, Al Khazeem offers the Royal Studs both a sire line that is an outcross and a female family of transatlantic interest.

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    Stronach Buys Interest in Point of Entry

    Frank Stronach has purchased a majority interest in three-time grade I winner Point of Entry for breeding purposes from the Phipps Stable, and will maintain half-interest in the horse during his 2013 racing career.

  • Waquoit after his Jockey Club Gold Cup victory.

    Waquoit's Sloppy Gold Cup Remembered

    A sloppy track in 1988 saw Alysheba scratch from the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), paving the way for Waquoit to splash home by 15 lengths. Who in this year's cast has the best off-track form?

  • Point of Entry

    Point of Entry Could Be Dynaformer's Heir

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Sometimes good things come to those who wait. Such appears to be the case for the Phipps Stable, whose homebred Point of Entry secured his first grade I win with his victory July 14 in the Man o' War.

  • Point of Entry bounds home to win the Man o&#39; War Stakes.

    Point of Entry Gets First GI in Man o' War

    Point of Entry built a 3-race win streak in the $600,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park July 14, drawing off to a solid 3 1/2-length victory while 4-5 favorite Treasure Beach failed to hit the board.

  • 2010 Breeders&#39; Cup Classic winner Blame&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9267695%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Taking the Blame

    Claiborne homebred Blame descends from a historic family associated with the farm for nearly 60 years.

  • Seeking the Title goes by Harissa to win the Iowa Oaks.

    Seeking the Title Finds Her Way in Iowa Oaks

    Jockey Calvin Borel went against type and swung Seeking the Title to the outside in the stretch run of the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III), but the move paid off when she went on to a half-length victory at Prairie Meadows.

  • Peppi Knows&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8781599%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Peppi Knows Two-Turn Racing

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />Stephen Got Even's rising star Peppi Knows scores his first 2-turn stakes victory in the Whirlaway Stakes. Is it a sign of Triple Crown potential?

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    Champion 2YO Female: She Be Wild

    Mike and Nancy Mazzoni's homebred filly won the Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) and capped the year off with a score in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita.

  • Glasgow&#39;s Gold, the dam of Swift Temper, equaled the $300,000 high price so far at the Jan. 11 session of the Keeneland sale.

    Glasgow's Gold Second Horse to Fetch $300,000

    Glasgow's Gold, the dam of grade I-winning millionaire Swift Temper, equaled the $300,000 high price so far at the Jan. 11 session of the Keeneland horses of all ages sale.

  • Cape Town to Brazil

    Cape Town, who has stood his entire career at Overbrook Farm near Lexington, has been sold for stallion duty in Brazil.

  • Jockey Schorr Gains First Career Win

    Apprentice jockey Faith Schorr guided Jackie B Good to victory for owner/trainer Michael Thomas in the third race at Tampa Bay Downs April 28, giving the rider her first career victory.

  • BC Projects Decline in Stallion Fees

    Based on projections and economic conditions, Breeders' Cup expects an 8% decline in revenue from stallion nominations for 2008, and anticipates a 22% decrease in 2009.

  • Wanderin Boy winning the 2006 Brooklyn Breeders&#39; Cup Handicap.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6910929%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Wanderin Boy a Fighter to the End

    The Cigar Mile cast a dark shadow on the racing world with the tragic death of Wanderin Boy, who shattered the sesamoids in his left-front leg shortly after turning into the stretch.

  • Seeking the Gold

    Seeking the Gold Pensioned

    Major sire Seeking the Gold has been pensioned from stallion duty at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Carriage Trail won the recently run Spinster at Keeneland.

    Carriage Trail Faces 'Monster' Task

    Carriage Trail comes into the Oct. 24 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita off a dazzling performance in the Juddmonte Spinster Stakes (gr. I). The 5-year-old daughter of Giant's Causeway rolled to a 7 3/4 length victory in that race while setting a track record for 1 1/8 miles of 1:46.77 over Keeneland's Polytrack.

  • Australian Sire Secret Savings Sidelined

    Secret Savings, a son of Seeking the Gold standing at Emirates Park in New South Wales, Australia, has been withdrawn from service because of a back complaint that is preventing him from covering mares.

  • Council Member to Special T in CA

    Stakes winner Council Member, a member of the second-last crop of foals by Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew, will enter stud in 2009 at Rick and Kathy Taylor's Special T Thoroughbreds near Temecula, Calif.

  • Sought After to Rancho San Miguel

    Sought After, who is closely related to 2006 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) Jazil, has been moved to Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.

  • Gross Up at Inglis Broodmare Sale

    The strong competition among buyers at the William Inglis & Son Australian broodmare sale continued May 5 on the select portion's second day, with the overall gross finishing well up on last year.

  • Carriage Trail holds off Say You Will to take the Doubledogdare at Keeneland.

    Carriage Trail Scores in Doubledogdare

    Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stable's Carriage Trail broke to an early lead and never gave it up, outlasting six rivals in the $125,000 Doubledogdare (gr. III) to win by 1 1/4 lengths in Keeneland's April 18 feature.

  • The 3-year old filly Charming, the first foal out of Take Charge Lady (shown), won her debut at Keeneland on April 10.

    Take Charge Lady Filly Wins in Debut

    During her racing days, Take Charge Lady was known as the "Queen of Keeneland." That moniker was branded as a result of the Dehere filly winning the Alcibiades (gr. II), Ashland (gr. I), as well as the Spinster Stakes (gr. I) on two occasions. So it was only fitting that the first foal out of the remarkable Take Charge Lady made her debut at the Lexington racetrack. And, it was also fitting that the regally-bred filly won.

  • Seekingthediamond went an eighth of a mile in :9 4/5 March 9 to post the fastest work at the OBS under tack show for March 2-year-old in training sale.

    Forest Wildcat Filly Fastest at OBS

    Seekingthediamond, a Forest Wildcat filly consigned by Hendry Training Stables, agent, went an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 March 9 to post the fastest work at the distance at the first session of the under tack preview for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March sale of selected two-year-olds in training

  • Lord Snowdon pulls away in the Paumonok.

    Paumonok Gives 'Snowdon Stakes Win

    Lord Snowdon, using his patented late move, wore down Man of Danger and Debussy in the final yards to post the first stakes win of his career in the $81,600 Paumonok Handicap at Aqueduct Jan. 26.

  • Golden Velvet (outside) and Lady Marlboro race to a dead heat in the Sabin Handicap.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3223904%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    'Marlboro, 'Velvet in Sabin Heater

    Lady Marlboro fought her way through a narrow opening on the inside to gain a dead heat for victory with Golden Velvet in an exciting edition of the $98,000 Sabin Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 6.

  • Top Flight winner Mini Sermon carries the top weight of 118 in the Sabin.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D2853236%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Top Flight Fillies Meet in Sabin

    The top three finishers from Aqueduct's Nov. 23 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II), led by Edward P. Evans' Mini Sermon, will meet again in the $150,000 Sabin Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 6.

  • Damages Awarded in Stallion Trial

    A Las Vegas federal jury has awarded nearly $1.9 million in damages to a New York horsewoman and her partners in a case involving the undisclosed sale of shares and seasons of prominent Thoroughbred stallions.

  • Criminologist

    Porter on Pedigrees: Criminologist

    With the Breeders' Cup only days away, the American racing front has been relatively quiet. Still, this does give us the opportunity to turn the spotlight on a filly that appears to be a rising star, and in doing so, pay tribute to her recently deceased sire, Maria's Mon.

  • Claiborne Farm Announces 2008 Stud Fees

    Claiborne Farm has announced its 2008 stud fees with no major changes to its roster of 14 stallions, which stand at the Hancock family's farm near Paris, Ky.