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Minnesota Owner-Breeder Walsh Dies at 86

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 17:27
John "Jack" Walsh, who in September was inducted into the Canterbury Park Hall of Fame, died Sept. 27. A resident of Somerset, Wis., Walsh was 86.

Mucho Macho Man Yearling Colt Tops Iowa Sale

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:25
A yearling colt from the second crop of Mucho Macho Man was sold for $50,000 to top the Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association's Fall Sale Sept. 30 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

Tapwrit Entering Stud at Gainesway

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:25
The son of Tapit set a stakes record in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2) before winning the 2017 Belmont Stakes (G1) by two lengths. He will stand for $12,500 in 2019.

Beware of the Classic Prep Losers

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:25
The Breeders' Cup Classic preps are in the books, and what we have is, in simple terms, a mish mash on paper. The anticipated East vs. West showdown between Accelerate and Diversify didn't pan out with the performance of Diversify.

Race Track Chaplaincy of America Names Honorees

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:25
"The Heroes from the San Luis Rey Training Center Fire" and All American Ruidoso Downs to be honored with Race Track Chaplaincy of America's White Horse awards.

Reported Live Foals of 2018 Down 2% Compared With 2017

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:18
The Jockey Club reported Oct. 1 that 1,778 stallions covered 34,288 mares in North America during 2017, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 26.

Liam the Charmer Makes the Grade in John Henry Turf

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:47
Madaket Stables' Liam the Charmer returned to his favorite track and best distance to earn his first graded stakes win Sept. 30 in the $200,000 John Henry Turf Championship (G2T).

Newspaperofrecord Travels Fast to Take Miss Grillo

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:47
Set down in the final furlong of the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (G2T), Klaravich Stables' Newspaperofrecord pulled well away from her competition to win the 1 1/16-mile test at Belmont Park by a commanding 6 1/2 lengths. 

She's a Julie Proves Solid in Remington Park Oaks

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:47
She's a Julie reinforced her recent form with a solid score in the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks (G3), pulling away to a 1 1/2-length win Sept. 30.

Lone Sailor Victorious at Last in Oklahoma Derby

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:47
GMB Racing's Lone Sailor finally got his Derby win Sept. 30, when he edged his rivals in a three-way photo finish to win the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) over 1 1/8 miles at Remington Park. 

Rocketry Blasts to Track Record in Temperance Hill

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 19:33
Rocketry brought down Man o' War's 98-year track record for 1 5/8 miles at Belmont Park when he was able to kick away in the stretch of the $200,000 Temperance Hill Invitational Stakes Sept. 30 to finish in a final time of 2:40.18.

Vale Dori Wins Zenyatta in Stunning Upset

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 19:33
Since her return from a layoff for her 2018 campaign, Vale Dori hasn't looked the same—until Sept. 30 at Santa Anita Park.

Sprinter Tasleet Recruited to Nunnery Stud Roster

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 19:33
Shadwell has recruited the high-class sprinter Tasleet to join its stallion roster at Nunnery Stud in Norfolk next year.

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Yearlings Sale Begins Oct. 1

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 19:33
When the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale is renewed Oct. 1-2 at the Maryland State Fair Grounds in Timonium, it will likely be an extension of the bull market seen in previous yearling sales this year.

Japan Gives O'Brien Eighth Straight Beresford Win

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:30
Japan narrowly beat better-fancied stablemate Mount Everest at Naas Sept. 30 to enhance Aidan O'Brien's remarkable record in the Beresford Stakes (G2), providing the trainer with his eighth victory in a row and 18th in total.

Amara Underwood Makes Auction Debut at Midlantic Sale

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:30
When Fasig-Tipton's sale of Midlantic Fall Yearlings takes place at the Maryland State Fair Grounds this week, one consignor will have a heightened anticipation level.

Fine Needle Sews Up Victory in Sprinters Stakes

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:30
Fine Needle came with a perfectly timed rush to land a narrow victory in the Sprinters Stakes (G1) Sept. 30 at Nakayama Racecourse.

Seeking the Soul Proves Best in Ack Ack

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 00:59
Charles Fipke's homebred Seeking the Soul, winner of last year's Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) bounced back to win the one-turn mile Ack Ack Stakes (G3) Sept. 29 at Churchill Downs.

Mind Your Biscuits Goes the Distance in Lukas Classic

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 00:59
Trainer Chad Summers got the answer he was looking for Sept. 29 as Mind Your Biscuits stalked and pounced his way to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Lukas Classic (G3) going 1 1/8-miles at Churchill Downs.

Accelerate Causes Own Trouble, Still Wins Awesome Again

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 21:54
Hronis Racing's Accelerate didn't make it easy on himself in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (G1) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita Park, but his prep for the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) still resulted in a victory.

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