James “J.J.” Crupi, a longtime trainer and consignor through his Florida-based New Castle Farm, died Thursday in Maryland at age 79 after a long-running battle with various health issues. In the business until the end, Crupi was on the grounds at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale during the auction’s opening session on Monday, […]
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The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 June Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website. Forty-five 2-year-olds have been supplemented and will sell as Hip No’s 1015-1059 on the sale’s third day, Friday, June 14. The supplemental catalog will be available at the sales […]
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Trainer Richard Zielinski outlined the most competitive season of 5-year-old Altissimo’s career in 2018 and his well-planned schedule reaped four stakes victories and two stakes placings for earnings of $320,875 and the Horse of the Year title by the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association. The OTBO’s Annual Awards Banquet was held on May 17 […]
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Claiborne Farm has purchased an interest in Catholic Boy, a Grade 1 winner on both dirt and turf, who scored his most recent victory in the Grade 2 Dixie Stakes on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course. The son of More Than Ready will stand at the Paris, Ky. farm upon his retirement from racing, […]
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War Front could be pardoned for a bit of pride because the big bay horse from Claiborne Farm had a pretty good weekend. War of Will won the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on Saturday; Etoile won the G3 Fillies Sprint at Naas in Ireland on Sunday, with Peace Charter second (both by War Front); and […]
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The meteoric rise of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale from a place for early-season scratches, buybacks, and regionally-bred horses into a legitimate place to sell an upper-market juvenile continued in 2019, with the sale once again breaking records in gross and average sale price. A $1.8-million Into Mischief filly became the most expensive […]
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When it comes to timely catalog updates, the effects on a hammer price can range from benign to potentially life-changing. Where exactly Hip 575 of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale will fall on that spectrum remains to be seen, but having half-brother War of Will win the Preakness Stakes just three days before […]
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Jump Start, the leading sire in the Mid-Atlantic region for the past five years, was euthanized the morning of Sunday, May 19 at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center due to complications from colitis. The dark bay son of A.P. Indy was 20. Standing at Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Penn., for $10,000, the […]
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Paul Fireman has seen good fortune in the Baltimore area, having sent Senior Investment to a third-place finish in the 2017 Preakness Stakes. He left his mark on the city’s Thoroughbred industry again on Monday, buying a $500,000 Street Sense colt through trainer Kenny McPeek at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale. The bay […]
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Juddmonte Farms regrets to announce the passing of classic-winning filly and classic-producing broodmare Zenda at age 20 following a prolonged bout of laminitis. Zenda put up some notable performances on the racetrack, the highlight being her win in the French Group 1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (French 1,000 Guineas). However, it’s her achievements as a […]
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