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Don Alberto acquired a handsome gray daughter of Tapit out of grade 1 winner Believe You Can, by Proud Citizen.
It took $1 million, but Hip 1041, a daughter of Scat Daddy out of the Ghostzapper mare Beloveda will go to Phoenix Thoroughbreds after Radcliffe signed the ticket.
Grade 3 winner Ten City is the 122-pound highweight racing for Tommie Lewis and Magdalena Racing. He faces undefeated stakes winners Flameaway and The Tabulator.
Nearing the halfway point of the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a Curlin colt garnered the top price of the day to that point when purchased by Ken McPeek for Fern Circle for $850,000.
The Tapit show continues during the fourth day of the Keeneland September yearling sale with a colt out of Comedy going to Eric Fein for $900,000. Comedy is the dam of graded stakes winners Taris and Theatre Star and stakes winner Stoweshoe.
With the benefit of past breeding successes that produced the likes of graded stakes winners Mastery and Ascend, Stone Farm's Book 2 consignment at Keeneland, which featured half-siblings to those two, sold very well
It doesn't happen very often when there is a dispute over a pricey yearling, but there was a kerfuffle over a handsome well-bred son of Curlin during the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
The second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and the 67th running of the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) highlight a 2017-2018 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Northern Dancer Stakes (G1) at Woodbine.
After his performance in the Juddmonte International Stakes (G1), Ulysses (127) joins Gun Runner as the co-third highest rated horse in the seventh edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2017.
The William Hill St. Leger (G1) is the final classic on the British racing calendar and the Sept. 16 renewal at Doncaster finds 11 3-year-olds trying to confirm their place among the top stayers.
Jacob West went to $750,000 to land a Distorted Humor filly named No Joke for Robert and Lawana Low early on in the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
After two trips through the ring early on during Thursday's session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Albaugh Family Stables went to $800,000 to land a chestnut Curlin colt.
When Mark Carusi bought broodmare Mignard at a Darley dispersal sale for just $20,000 a few years back he had dreams of a horse like Le Romain, "well maybe not that good but I wanted to breed a good one."
World's best turf horse Winx celebrated a birthday Sept. 14 but it is back to group 1 business for the star mare in the Colgate Optic White Stakes Sept. 16 at Randwick.
With the Conghua Training Centre on the Chinese Mainland scheduled to open, Australia officials have informed the Hong Kong Jockey Club that it intends to suspend horse movements from Hong Kong to Australia beginning Oct. 2, 2017.
The Curragh Racecourse has appointed John Sisk & Son as the main contractor to construct the magnificent new facilities scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018, in time to launch for the 2019 racing season.
Barretts announces 2018 sale dates, with the location of sales the same as 2017. As previously announced, the March and May 2-Year-Olds in training sales have been combined in 2018 and will held in April.
The story, headlined "His Heart Got Him Home," was written by Edward L. Bowen and appeared in the June 15, 1991 issue of The Blood-Horse.
Claire Novak recaps day 3 of the Keeneland September Sale, including comments from David Anderson, Kerri Radcliffe, and Eric Fein. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.