Keyword: South America

  • Ordak Dan winning the 25 de Mayo (Arg-I)

    Ordak Dan Primed for BC Turf

    Argentina-bred Ordak Dan has settled in well at his temporary home in the Keeneland stable area and is ready to face a tough field in the Breeders' Cup Longines Turf (gr. IT).

  • Pan American Conference Covers Wide Range

    International simulcasting exchanges, Southern Hemisphere shuttling, medication rules, and new technologies for tracks and bettors all covered at opening day of the inaugural Pan American Conference.

  • Fulton Named Tattersalls South American Rep

    Tattersalls has appointed established bloodstock agent John Fulton to be its representative in South America in a role that will complement that of Samir Abujamra who will continue to represent Tattersalls in Brazil.

  • Ramon Rionda with wife Jennifer and daughter Sophia.

    Ramon Rionda Dedicated to Latin Racing

    Rionda is intimately involved in the day-to-day challenges of the individual tracks, while also trying to guide the overall growth of Codere's racing division.

  • Ioya Bigtime in Uruguay

    Illinois-bred son of Dynaformer, a multiple graded stakes winner who raced for Team Block, walks at Haras La Concordia in Uruguay. The 2012 Illinois Horse of the Year is at stud there.

  • Idolo Porteno Powers Clear in Pellegrini

    Idolo Porteno powered clear of rivals in the final furlong and comfortably won the Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini (Arg-I), South America's flagship race Dec. 13 at Hipodromo San Isidro in Buenos Aires.

  • Drilling for Oil Reported Dead in Peru

    Drilling for Oil, a graded stakes winner who was sent in July to Peru for stallion duty, was reportedly taken off a farm where he had arrived for stud duty only a few days earlier. The horse was found dead a few miles from the farm, having been butchered for his meat.

  • Honour and Glory is enjoying a stud career revival in South America, where his first Argentinian crop has already yielded seven stakes winners (7.4%) and the racing year isn't over.

    Southern Hemisphere Revival

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P> Honour and Glory had modest success in the Northern Hemisphere with 4% stakes winners from 773 foals and even less success in Australia. But the son of Relaunch is enjoying a stud career revival in South America, where his first Argentinian crop has already yielded seven stakes winners (7.4%) and the racing year isn't over.

  • Slew Gin Fizz, sire of Argentinian champion Latency.

    Potent Outcross Created Latency

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P>Matching North American and South American bloodlines has always been a tricky business. Different racing conditions have helped to develop distinct Thoroughbred populations that do not always blend smoothly. One horse in whom north and south have met successfully is Argentine-bred Latency, champion miler and champion older male in Argentina in 2006 and the impressive winner of the prestigious Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini (Arg-I) Dec. 15.

  • Gulfstream Plans to Host Major South American Stakes

    The group I Gran Premio Latino Americano, one of South America's most prestigious stakes, will be run at Gulfstream Park in 2008 pending regulatory approval, Magna Entertainment Corp. announced May 19.

  • South American Simulcast Program Gets Under Way

    Charlson Broadcast Technologies and affiliated groups have announced the opening South American off-track betting parlors and agencies that will commingle wagers in the United States and return percentages of revenue to the racing industry.

  • Second Reality, winning South America&#39;s biggest race, may be bound for the U.S.

    Hidden Prize Colt Wins South America's Biggest Race

    Second Reality, the pride of La Plata, stamped himself as Argentina's national racing hero by outclassing 15 rivals in the 113th edition of the $172,000 Gran Premio Internacional Carlos Pellegrini (Arg-I, 2400 meters), South America's most prestigious race Saturday at Hipodromo San Isidro racecourse, near Buenos Aires.