Keyword: Seeking the Gold

  • Distorted Humor share price highlights sale.

    Distorted Humor Share Brings $500,000

    A share in Distorted Humor that brought $500,000 was the highlight of the Stallion Access Champagne Sale of selected seasons and shares that was held Friday evening in Fasig-Tipton's Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Hancock Looks for Sequel to Original 'Superman'

    In the movie business, sequels usually don't measure up to the originals. But Thoroughbred breeder Arthur B. Hancock III, owner of Stone Farm near Paris, Ky., is hoping a 2003 foal he has nicknamed Superman II is every bit as successful as a 1997 colt Hancock dubbed Superman, later named Fusaichi Pegasus.

  • Seeking the Gold Tops Stallion Access

    A 2003 no-guarantee season to Seeking the Gold brought the top price of $195,000 to headline the Stallion Access auction at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks on Nov. 8.

  • Victory Ride Tackles Tough Churchill Distaff Field

    It has been a couple of years since owner G. Watts Humphrey, Jr. and trainer George "Rusty" Arnold had the opportunity to win the $200,000 Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II), but their brief drought in the race could end Saturday with Victory Ride.

  • Victory Ride Tackles Tough Churchill Distaff Field

    It has been a couple of years since owner G. Watts Humphrey, Jr. and trainer George "Rusty" Arnold had the opportunity to win the $200,000 Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II), but their brief drought in the race could end Saturday with Victory Ride.

  • 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.

  • Claiborne Raises Pulpit's Fee

    The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm increased the 2003 fee for prominent second-crop stallion Pulpit

  • Seeking the Gold, Claiborne Farm stallion and sire of $1-million colt at Fasig-Tipton's 2-year-old sale.

    Fasig-Tipton Gross, Average Increase; Buy-Back Rate Soars To 45.3%

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training turned in one of its most successful performances ever on Tuesday at Calder Race Course. Gross revenue increased. The average price reached its second-highest level ever. And the median established an auction record. But the sale also was a treacherous experience for consignors as the buy-back rate soared to 45.3%.

  • Seeking the Gold filly sold for $3.7 million.

    Seeking the Gold Filly Brings $3.7 Million

    He was shut out on several big lots early at the second session of the Keeneland July sale Tuesday, but Reynolds Bell, bidding for Jayeff B Stable, got the one he really wanted, a Seeking the Gold filly named Scene Seeker. Bell actually dropped out of the bidding, but then jumped back in and secured the filly for $3.7 million.

  • Jockey Frankie Dettori celebrates aboard Dubai Millennium as he wins the $6 million Dubai World Cup

    Dubai Millennium's Surgery Successful

    Godolphin Racing's Dubai Millennium, who was retired Saturday after breaking a leg during a workout in Newmarket, England, underwent successful surgery Sunday to correct the lateral condylar fracture of his right hind leg.