Just crowned the 2019 Eclipse Award Champion Older Dirt Female, Midnight Bisou skipped the Pegasus World Cup in favor of next month’s $20 million Saudi Cup at Riyadh. On Sunday, co-owner Jeff Bloom told bloodhorse.com that the 5-year-old daughter of Midnight Lute is ready for the challenge. “She’s doing really well. In talking with (trainer […]
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Ten Strike Racing’s Dot Matrix grabbed the lead at the start and held it all the way through the wire in Sunday’s Grade 3 John B. Connally Turf Cup, fending off the late charges from 5-2 co-favorites Bemma’s Boy and Marzo. A 7-year-old son of Freud, Dot Matrix and jockey Florent Geroux ran 1 1/2 […]
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Phoenix Thoroughbreds and KatieRich Farms’ Lady Apple came out on top of a thrilling four-way finish in the Grade 3 Houston Ladies Classic on Sunday, the 8-1 chance hitting the wire about a neck in front of 3-5 favorite Serengeti Empress and 2-1 second choice Street Band. Ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. for trainer Steve […]
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Omaha Beach, War Front’s three-time Grade One-winning three-year-old of 2019, has been retired to stud at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. “Omaha Beach is doing very well and we look forward to his arrival at the farm on Monday. This is a special horse with true breed-shaping potential, and we are hopeful his impact will […]
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Following a successful renewal of the $4 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Championship Series presented by Runhappy, Gulfstream Park turns its attention to 3-year-olds as they begin the march toward the $1 million Florida Derby (G1). Inaugurated in 1952, the 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby has seen 44 starters go on to win a remarkable 59 […]
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Idle since fourth in the Grade III Oklahoma Derby Sept. 29, Bob Baffert’s Santa Anita-based Mucho Gusto ran the race of his life in yesterday’s Grade I, $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream, winning by 4 ½ lengths while getting a mile and one eighth in 1:48.85. Ridden for the first time in […]
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Vanzzy, trained by Michael Pino for Smart Angle, will enter Aqueduct’s Grade 3 Withers off of a driving half-length score in the Display at Woodbine Racetrack. The Verrazano bay breezed a half-mile in 49.27 seconds on January 24 on the Parx main track in his third breeze back following the two-turn score over the Woodbine […]
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Chad Summers and J Stables’ undefeated Truth Hurts will make her stakes debut in the $100,000 Busanda on Sunday at the Big A, a key stepping stone towards the Kentucky Oaks. The talented Ontario-bred Summers trainee will also be nominated to the Canadian Triple Crown, which features the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks on June 6 and […]
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Salerno Stables’ War Stopper could parlay a maiden-breaking victory at fourth asking on January 11 at Aqueduct into his stakes debut, with trainer Rudy Rodriguez saying the Grade 3, $300,000 Gotham on March 7 could be the next target. War Stopper, who finished out of the money on turf in his first two starts, ran […]
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The Funding Director for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Ashton Moynihan passed away on Friday, Jan. 24 after battling cancer. A graduate of Sweet Briar College, Moynihan spent 15 years employed by Fasig-Tipton, selling stallion interests and scheduling yearling inspections. She took time off from her career to raise two daughters, Madison and Emory, before joining […]
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