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Alpha Centauri and Saxon Warrior Retired With Injuries

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 17:09
Alpha Centauri and Saxon Warrior were both retired Sept. 16 after they sustained injuries during runner-up efforts at Leopardstown Sept. 15.

Zayat Stables Go to $800,000 for American Pharoah Colt

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 14:03
An American Pharoah colt consigned as Hip 1558 was purchased for $850,000 by Zayat Stables during the second session of Book 2 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. 

Uncle Mo Colt Brings $875,000 in Keeneland Book 2

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 14:03
An Uncle Mo colt was the first to exceed the half-million dollar mark Sept. 16 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, when he was purchased for $875,0000 by Winchell Thoroughbreds and Phoenix Thoroughbreds. 

Vertical Oak Returns to Winning Ways in Open Mind

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 01:38
J. Kirk and Judy Robison's Vertical Oak overcame early adversity, rallied late, and ran down Astrollinthepark in deep stretch to win the $100,000 Open Mind Stakes Sept. 15 at Churchill Downs.

Kim K Breaks Maiden in Barretts Debutante

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Rockingham Ranch's Kim K showed some speed and faded in her debut Sept. 2 at Del Mar, but flashed plenty of talent in her stakes debut at Los Alamitos Race Course Sept. 15.

Serengeti Empress Romps in Pocahontas Stakes

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Less than a month after she romped by 13 1/2 lengths in the Ellis Park Debutante, the 2-year-old Alternation filly was even more impressive in the $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.

'Phenomenal' Fifth Session at Keeneland Yearling Sale

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
After a one-day break, the Keeneland September Yearling Sale resumed Sept. 15 with a session topped by a $1 million Uncle Mo colt that could only be described as phenomenal.

Californiagoldrush Raids Sands Point Stakes

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
The victory was the first in a stakes and third overall for the lightly raced Cape Blanco filly, who won her first two starts and then returned from a layoff of more than six months to finish third in the Aug. 18 Del Mar Oaks (G1T).

Sierra Farm Owner/Breeder Hudon Dies at 80

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Hudon retired to Kentucky in 2006 to breed and raise Thoroughbred athletes. He got his first graded stakes winner this year with homebred Nessy in the San Juan Capistrano (G3T), a race he wanted more than the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Cairo Cat Edges Tight Ten for Iroquois Win

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
For a moment during the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes (G3), it appeared Walking L Thoroughbreds' Cairo Cat wouldn't get the chance to show his best.

Starship Jubilee Upsets Canadian Stakes

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Starship Jubilee pulled off the upset with a last-to-first run to defeat the favored Chad Brown trainees in the $250,000 Canadian Stakes Presented by Japan Racing Association (G2T).

Oscar Performance Digs in for Woodbine Mile Rebound

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance got away with slow early fractions and had plenty left in reserve late to score a frontrunning victory the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) at Woodbine Sept. 15.

Blue Prize Edges Champagne Problems in Locust Grove

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
Even with a new rider in the irons and a slightly different trip than she's used to, the 5-year-old daughter of Pure Prize put in a tenacious run Sept. 15 and turned back Champagne Problems to win the $100,000 Locust Grove Stakes (G3).

Kew Gardens Powers to St Leger Score

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:20
In a flash they were gone—first Kew Gardens from his rivals in the William Hill St Leger (G1) and then his trainer Aidan O'Brien and jockey Ryan Moore.

Johnny Bear Repeats in Northern Dancer Turf

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:06
Colebrook Farms and Bear Stables' Johnny Bear found the magic again Sept. 15 in the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf (G1T) at Woodbine.

Oscar Performance Digs in to Win Woodbine Mile

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:06
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance got away with slow early fractions and had plenty left in reserve late to score a frontrunning victory the $8000,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) at Woodbine Sept. 15.

Roaring Lion Takes Down Saxon Warrior in Irish Champion

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:06
The Irish Champion Stakes (G1) was a race billed between two horses—Saxon Warrior and Roaring Lion—and it proved just that, with the John Gosden-trained 8-11 favorite Roaring Lion coming out on top in a thriller.

Uncle Mo Colt Raises the Roof at $1 Million

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 15:58
An Uncle Mo colt named Wall Street Lion commanded the day's top price when Mick Flanagan for China Horse Club and Maverick Racing went to $1 million. Wygod Equine bred the colt in Kentucky out of the graded stakes-placed Street Cry mare Sweet Bliss.

Laurens Gets Best of Alpha Centauri in Matron Stakes

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 15:58
Laurens returned to her brilliant best with a tenacious front-running shift to spoil Alpha Centauri's homecoming ceremonial in what turned out to be a thrilling edition of the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes (G1).

Into Mischief Colt New Session Topper at $750,000

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 15:58
A bay Into Mischief colt set a new top on opening day of Book 2 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when agent John Dowd went to $750,000 on behalf of owner Larry Best. The colt is out of the family of champion Gold Beauty.

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