Keyword: Turkey

  • Pleasantly Perfect Sold to Stand in Turkey

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Pleasantly Perfect has been purchased by Turkish interests and will stand at the Turkish National Stud in 2015, Murat Sancal of Sancal Racing said Oct. 30.

  • Divine Light Dies in Turkey

    Turkey-based stallion Divine Light died May 12 at Adana Seyhan Covering Station due to complications from a lipoma tumor being coiled around his intestines. The son of Sunday Silence--Meld Sport, by Northern Taste, was 19.

  • Europeans Rule Turkey's International Races

    The Jockey Club of Turkey presented its International Racing Festival this weekend, with the top three events, all group races, captured by European-based horses.

  • Unaccounted For

    Unaccounted For Dies at Age 22

    Unaccounted For, the 1995 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner who had a successful stud career in Turkey, died May 29 in that country due to the effects of progressive ethmoid hematoma.

  • Strike the Gold in the Winner's Circle after the 1991 Kentucky Derby.

    KY Derby Winner Strike the Gold Dead at 23

    Strike the Gold, the 1991 Kentucky Derby winner, was euthanized at Karacabey Stud Farm in Turkey Dec. 13, it was confirmed by the Turkish Jockey Club. The 23-year-old son of Alydar had been the oldest living Derby winner.

  • Irish Horses Win Stakes in Turkey

    The International Racing Festival at Istanbul's Veliefendi Racecourse kicked off Thursday, Sept. 3, with victories by Irish-breds in the two featured stakes.

  • Miramis takes Turkey's Gazi Derby.

    Miramis Wins Turkey's Gazi Derby

    Ahmet Kiliccioglu's Miramis, a son of Sri Pekan posted a 1 1/2-length victory over Cakilhan in Turkey's Gazi Derby at 1 1/2 miles on June 28.

  • Manila held off Theatrical to win the 1986 Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita.

    Hall of Famer Manila Dead

    Manila, who was elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2008, died Feb. 28 in Turkey because of an aortic rupture.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Edditor-in-Chief

    Not in Vain

    Who are we to tell the Japanese or anyone else how they should discard the horses we once loved? Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Slaughter is legal in the United States, and there is nothing that would guarantee Ferdinand would not have ended up in one of the slaughtering plants here if he fell into the wrong hands.

  • Accelerator's First Winner

    Graded stakes winner Accelerator was represented by his first winner when his daughter Hop On It won June 14