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Spendthrift Lands $1M Into Mischief Colt, Partners Up

Tue, 2022-08-09 18:59
Spendthrift Farm, St. Elias Stables, and Cypress Creek bought the bay colt consigned by Lane's End and out of multiple grade 3 winner Teresa Z. Three-time leading sire Into Mischief stands at Spendthrift near Lexington.

Black Hits Home Run With $1.1M Justify Colt

Tue, 2022-08-09 18:59
M.V. Magnier made Hip 78, consigned by Warrendale Sales, the sale's third seven-figure sale. Blackstone Farm bred the colt in Pennsylvania out of the Langfuhr winner Slews Golden Rule.

$1M Into Mischief Colt Headed to Japan

Tue, 2022-08-09 18:59
A colt by Into Mischief sold for $1 million Aug. 8 to Japanese trainer and international agent Hideyuki Mori. The colt is a full brother to grade 1-placed stakes winner Shoplifted.

Lyon's Uncle Mo Colt Tops Day One Action at $1.5M

Tue, 2022-08-09 18:59
Hip 68, a colt by Uncle Mo out of Secret Sigh, became the first seven-figure yearling sold during the opening session Aug. 8 of The Saratoga Sale, Fasig-Tipton's select yearling sale. Lane's End consigned the colt.

West Point and Partners Unveil Two Pricey Debut Winners

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Battle of Normandy and Jace's Road were among five Maiden Watch horses to break their maidens first time out this week.

CHRB Requiring License to Access Stable Areas

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Those who request infrequent access to the stable area will not need a license but must be signed in as a guest by the host racetrack.

Camorra Sold to Australia With Melbourne Cup the Goal

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
This season's Comer Group International Curragh Cup (G2) winner Camorra will be aimed at the Melbourne Cup (G1) following his purchase by Jarred Magnabosco's Best Bloodstock.

Half Is Enough Takes a Chance on the Turf in Galway

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Ironhorse Racing Stable's Half Is Enough will try grass for the first time in the Aug. 11 $150,000 Galway Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong sprint over the Mellon turf for sophomore fillies at Saratoga Race Course.

Ain't Life Grand Arrives in Saratoga for Travers

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Iowa Derby winner Ain't Life Grand has arrived at Saratoga Race Course, where he will target the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (G1) Aug. 27 at the upstate New York oval.

Tattersalls August Catalog of 360 Lots Online Now

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
The catalog for the Tattersalls August Sale, which takes place Aug. 31, is now online. Numbering 360 lots, the sale comprises 246 colts and geldings in/out of training and 107 fillies in/out of training, as well as six broodmares.

Cabo Spirit Overtakes Rivals Late in La Jolla Handicap

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Kretz Racing’s Cabo Spirit, back in the crowd for the first half of the La Jolla Handicap (G3T), put on the blasters late and reeled them all in to score by half a length Aug. 7 at Del Mar.

California Stewards Suspend Jockey Desormeaux 60 Days

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
The earliest Racing Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux will be allowed to return to race riding is after Oct. 6 following a stewards' ruling released Aug. 7 by the California Horse Racing Board.

Optimism Abounds Ahead of The Saratoga Sale

Mon, 2022-08-08 18:55
Summer in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is defined by the historical Saratoga Race Course and Fasig-Tipton's premier offering of selected yearlings at The Saratoga Sale. This year the sales company has cataloged 216 yearlings stamped with athleticism.

With The Moonlight Completes Big Weekend for Godolphin

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
If there's one sure-thing about the 2022 Saratoga Race Course meet, it's that trainer Charlie Appleby will long remember his first trip to the Spa.

Naughty Gal Takes Long Way Home in Adirondack Stakes

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Despite making a wide move into the Saratoga Race Course stretch, Naughty Gal and jockey Luis Saez were able to win the Adirondack Stakes (G3), the second to date of two graded stakes for juvenile fillies at the meet.

Highfield Princess Takes Prix Maurice de Gheest

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
For a yard that has consistently punched above its weight at all the major flat festivals, the Quinns were only recording their second group 1 success.

Life Is Good Made All the Right Moves in Whitney

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
There was no wild celebration after the work put in by Life Is Good in the Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. At least not for trainer Todd Pletcher. "I went home," Pletcher said. "It was almost bedtime."

Skippylongstocking Enters Travers Picture

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Trainer Saffie Joseph kept saying one of these days Daniel Alonso's Skippylongstocking was going to win a big race.

Spendthrift Acquires Breeding Rights to Cyberknife

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding rights to recent track record-setting TVG.com Haskell Invitational (G1) winner Cyberknife. The Gun Runner colt will stand at the farm near Lexington upon the conclusion of his racing career.

Vance Scholars First Stakes Winner for Holy Boss

Sun, 2022-08-07 18:51
Second crop stallion Holy Boss was represented by his first black-type stakes winner Aug. 6 when Vance Scholars captured the $100,000 Bald Eagle Derby at Laurel Park.

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