Keyword: Tiznow

  • New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, used Tiznow as inspiration for his team in 2001.

    Super Bowl: Tiznow vs. Smarty Jones

    Yes, there are ties to Thoroughbred racing in this year's Super Bowl. The Philly Frenzy that began last spring with Smarty Jones has now carried over to professional football, as Philadelphia once again has reason to celebrate. And who can forget that it was Tiznow who was the impetus for what has become football's next potential dynasty--the New England Patriots.

  • Tiznow's Full Brother Tizbud Retired

    Stakes winner Tizbud, a full brother to Horse of the Year Tiznow, has been retired from racing because of a recurring shin injury.

  • Robbins Pulling for Pleasantly Perfect

    Jay Robbins, who made Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) history when he trained the great California-bred Tiznow to back-to-back victories in 2000-01, says Pleasantly Perfect "has an excellent chance" to match the feat Saturday.

  • Six Perfections will be seeking to add her name to the list of repeat winners in the Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Breeders' Cup Mile Can Be Twice as Nice

    What is it about the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) that makes winners want to double their fun? Of the six horses that have won two Breeders' Cup races, three did their repeat winning in the Mile.

  • Grade II Winner Tizdubai Retired

    Grade II winner Tizdubai, a 3-year-old full sister to Horse of the Year Tiznow, has been retired from racing.

  • Tiznow's Fee Remains $30,000

    Tiznow, the sole horse to win the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) twice, will continue to stand for $30,000.

  • 'Tiz a Busy Day on Del Mar Work Tab

    Cees Stable's Tizbud, a full brother to 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow, worked three furlongs in :38 over Del Mar's fast main track on Monday in what was his first work in six months. Shortly after Tizbud finished his three-furlong breeze, little sister Tizdubai was put through her final drill for her added-money debut in Saturday's Sorrento Stakes (gr. II), logging five furlongs in :59 3/5.

  • Tiznow's Brother Tizbud Easily Breaks Maiden

    Cee's Stable's Tizbud, the full brother of 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow and multiple Grade II winner Budroyale, broke his maiden easily in a 1 1/16-mile special weight event Thursday at Hollywood Park.

  • Tiznow's Brother Runs Thursday at Hollywood

    Cee's Stable's Tizbud, the full brother to 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow who is winless in his first two starts, is entered in a $43,000 maiden special weight on Thursday at Hollywood Park.

  • Fee remains same for Tiznow.

    Tiznow Remains at $30,000

    Five-year-old Tiznow, the only two-time Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner, will stand once again for $30,000 live foal

  • McCarron and Came Home Easy Favorites in Affirmed Handicap

    Chris McCarron, whose mounts have earned more money than any jockey in history, seems destined to expand that figure on Sunday when he takes his last ride on Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) champion Came Home in Hollywood Park's $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III).

  • Tiznow's Brother, Millionaire Budroyale, Retired

    The fairy tale of Budroyale has come to a quiet end. Dubbed the "Rocky Balboa of racing" by his doting owner, Jeffrey Sengara, the popular 9-year-old gelding has been retired

  • First Three Mares to Tiznow Are in Foal

    WinStar Farm, home for 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow, announced the first three mares covered by the first-year stallion are in foal and currently reside at Central Kentucky farms

  • Prince Salman, with Point Given's trophy.

    Eclipse Night: Humble Prince Makes His Point About Tiznow

    Teamwork and dedications were a central theme at the 31st annual Eclipse Awards dinner, a black-tie event held Monday night at the Fontainebleau Hilton Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla., where champion 3-year-old colt Point Given was crowned 2001 Horse of the Year.

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    Tiznow Shows Championship Mettle for Second Year in Row

    The eyes are the windows of the soul. That has been said many times, but on Oct. 27 the racing world saw proof of it. For the second year in a row, we witnessed the same fire being lit in the eyes of Tiznow. And for the second year in a row, we were provided a rare look into the soul of a Thoroughbred. And for the second year in a row, Tiznow has captured an Eclipse Award and become a champion.

  • The Envelope, Please...Eclipse Awards Announced Tonight

    The wait is almost over and tonight we will find out if Tiznow successfully defended his Horse of the Year title when he won the Breeders' Cup Classic or if he will be dethroned by either Point Given or Johannesburg, the other two finalists as racing's best for 2001.

  • New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.

    Patriots Coach To Present Eclipse Award

    Bill Belichick, head coach of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, will present the Eclipse Award for Champion Older Male at the Eclipse Awards ceremony Feb. 18 in Miami Beach.

  • Reigning Horse of the Year Tiznow.

    Tiznow's First Mating a Success

    Tiznow, the 2000 Horse of the Year and a finalist for 2001 honors, covered his first mare Feb. 8 at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Tiznow Repeats as California Champion

    Tiznow, who was California's Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male of 2000, was voted the top older male of 2001 by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association.

  • Classic Gets Nod as 2001 'Moment of the Year'

    The dramatic finish of last year's Breeders' Cup Classic featuring Tiznow and European star Sakhee has been voted the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Moment of the Year.

  • Point Given distances himself from the rest of the field in his Belmont Stakes romp.

    It's a Slam Dunk for Point Given in Eclipse Voting

    In a year without a lot of clear-cut favorites, Point Given is the lone unanimous choice in 2001 Eclipse Award balloting. The dual classic winner received top honors as champion 3-year-old male and is a finalist, along with Tiznow and Johannesburg, for Horse of the Year honors. Finalists in each of the Eclipse categories were announced Thursday.

  • Tiznow, Jay Robbins-trained Horse of the Year and two-time Classic winner who has been retired.

    Trainer Robbins Adjusts to Life Without Tiznow

    He sits back at his desk, staring out the window and into his thoughts. "Right now, we're about as down as we've been in a long time. We don't have much here," the trainer remarks candidly. "Yeah, this is gonna be slow for a while." The stable hands carry out their duties quietly, though activity in a five-horse barn is decidedly minimal. The phone no longer rings off the hook. Reporters, once a constant, now chase stories elsewhere. There are very few hints, in fact, that just weeks ago, this was home to every trainer's dream.

  • Horse of the Year Tiznow.

    Tiznow to Stand for $30,000

    Two-time Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Tiznow, who will stand his first season at stud next year, has had his stud fee set at $30,000 live foal, payable Sept. 1.

  • Tiznow, shown to the public at WinStar Farm.

    Horse of the Year Tiznow at New Home

    Tiznow, whose victory in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) for the second consecutive year placed him solidly in the running for a another Horse of the Year title, was shown to the public Monday, Nov. 26, at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Tiznow, retired to stud at WinStar Farm.

    Tiznow to Stand at WinStar; Taylor Made Also Buys In

    Tiznow, whose victory in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) for the second consecutive year placed him solidly in the running for a another Horse of the Year title, will stand at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Horse of the Year Tiznow, successfully defended his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Tiznow Will Not Run in Clark; Plans Undecided

    Michael Cooper, majority owner of Tiznow, said Monday the two-time Breeders' Cup Classic winner definitely will not run in the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23. Cooper also said plans for Tiznow are up in the air, and no firm decision has been made whether the colt will race again next year.

  • Tiznow May Run in Clark Handicap

    Trainer Jay Robbins is considering the $400,000 Clark Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 23, rather than the grade I, $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup on Dec. 1 for Tiznow's next start.