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Updated: 16 hours 49 min ago

Proceed Sires First Winner in New Mexico

16 hours 49 min ago
Proceed, a multiple stakes winner in New Mexico who is now a freshman sire in the state, was represented by his first winner Nov. 29 at Zia Park as his daughter Wileo Proceed broke her maiden by 2 1/4 lengths. 

Three-Way Tussle Sees Crimson Rock Top Dec. Mare Opener

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Few assets possess the global currency of the Thoroughbred pedigree, and an international three-way bidding battle duly saw the well-related Crimson Rock bring 450,000 guineas on day one of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale Nov. 29.

Amendment Nineteen Seeks Stakes Glory in Mistletoe

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The Dec. 4 $150,000 Mistletoe Stakes at Oaklawn Park could very well be the coming out party for Juddmonte Farm's Amendment Nineteen.

Oaklawn Season Kicks Off With Inaugural Advent Stakes

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The 2021-22 racing season kicks off at Oaklawn Park Dec. 3 with the inaugural running of the $150,000 Advent Stakes.The six-furlong main track event drew a field of 10 juveniles eyeing a shot at black-type victory.

Adaay to Stand 2022 Breeding Season in Italy

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Whitbury Manor Stud resident and 2021 group-winning sire Adaay is on the move and will relocate to Allevamento di Besnate di Pierantonio near Milan for the 2022 season.

Corniche Sent to WinStar for Freshening

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Speedway Stables' Corniche, the probable champion 2-year-old male of 2021, has been sent to WinStar Farm in Kentucky for a freshening in advance of his impending 3-year-old season.

She's a Winner, Dam of Bluegrass Cat, Euthanized at 25

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Regally-bred multiple graded stakes-producing mare She's a Winner, the dam of 2006 Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) winner and stallion Bluegrass Cat, was euthanized Nov. 27 after suffering from colic. She was 25 years old.

Rossi Prepares to Bid Farewell to Tiger Tanaka

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There will be an emotional occasion Nov. 30 for young French trainer Charley Rossi, whose first star filly Tiger Tanaka is among the jewels to go through the ring at the Tattersalls December Mare Sale.

Longtime National Museum President John von Stade Dies

16 hours 49 min ago
John von Stade served as president of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame for 17 years, the longest term in the museum's history.

Send for Me, Cocktail Moments Romp in Debuts

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Send for Me won by seven lengths in her debut at Aqueduct Racetrack, while Cocktail Moments scored a 9 1/4-length win at Churchill Downs.

Lord Nelson Sires First Stakes Winner

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Navit, a 2-year-old filly owned by VMH Stud, won her first stakes by 1 3/4 lengths Nov. 25. The seven-furlong Clasico Dia de Acción de Gracias stakes is recognized as a grade 3 stakes in Puerto Rico.

Roberts Communications to Offer Streaming of Symposium

16 hours 49 min ago
The University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program Global Symposium on Racing, scheduled Dec. 6-8, will be streamed live online, so that those unable to attend the conference in person will still be able to view the panel sessions.

Lukas to be Keynote Speaker at HBPA Convention in March

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D. Wayne Lukas will be the keynote speaker at the national Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association's convention in March in Hot Springs, Ark.  

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool One Closes

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
With the Kentucky Derby (G1) still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Old Colts and Geldings” closed as the 3-5 favorite in Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager and Smile Happy was the 8-1 second choice.

Gaffalione, Asmussen, Earn Churchill Downs Fall Titles

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
Jockey Tyler Gaffalione has clinched his sixth-straight Churchill Downs meet riding title. The Florida-native entered the Nov. 28 closing day program with an insurmountable win lead at the fall meet and wrapped up the meet with a total of 34 wins. 

Lots to Watch at Tattersalls December Mare Sale

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
The four-day Tattersalls December Mare Sale begins Nov. 29, with plenty of offerings of note in the 1,170-horse catalog. 

Southwest Trainer Morris Nicks Dies at 74

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
Longtime trainer Morris Nicks, also the father of trainer Ralph Nicks, died Nov. 25 at home in Waskom, Texas, at age 74. He had been battling cancer. 

Gun Runner Breaks Freshman Sire Progeny Earnings Record

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
Three Chimneys' Gun Runner has established an all-time progeny earnings record for a first crop sire, eclipsing super sire Uncle Mo's first crop earnings record established in 2015.

Regal Glory Goes All the Way in Matriarch

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
A grade 1 victory had eluded Regal Glory heading into the $400,000 Matriarch Stakes (G1T) Nov. 28 at Del Mar. Then she went straight to the front in the mile turf event for fillies and mares and never looked back.

Hernandez Sweeps Woodbine's Weekend Stakes Action

Mon, 2021-11-29 05:29
After guiding Pink Lloyd to his final career victory in the Nov. 27 Kennedy Road Stakes (G2), jockey Rafael Hernandez makes a clean sweep of Woodbine's weekend stakes action with Mrs. Barbara in the Mazarine (G3) and God of Love in the Grey (G3).

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