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Arrogate's Legacy Continues With Seize the Grey

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
The List: An Update and Review of the Top 25 General Sires List Rankings

BH Interview: Eddie Woods

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
BH Interview: Eddie Woods

Sale Notebook: Good Magic Colt Headed to Asmussen

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
Dubai-based trainer Michael Costa signed for a $400,000 Vekoma colt for Jebel Ali Stables; MyRacehorse partners with Ramiro Restrepo on $450,000 Bolt d'Oro filly during the first day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale.

Bernardini Filly Tops F-T Midlantic Opener at $650K

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
Pedro Lanz, agent for KSA Stables, extended to $650,000 to secure the bid on a Bernardini filly who led the way on the first day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

Mystik Dan Arrives at Saratoga Race Course

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner and Preakness Stakes (G1) runner-up Mystik Dan arrived at Saratoga Race Course May 20 for a possible start in the Belmont Stakes (G1).

Obituary: Riecken Raced Nebraska Legend Who Doctor Who

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
Retired Nebraska-based horseman Herb Riecken, who campaigned grade 3 winner Who Doctor Who, died May 15 at his Fremont, Neb., home. He was 86.

Naylor Becomes Steeplechase All-Time Leading Owner

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
The Irv Naylor Stable, a powerhouse on the National Steeplechase Association circuit since 2010, became the sport's leading purse earner with a pair of victories at the May 18 Radnor Hunt Races in Malvern, Pa.

Breeders' Cup Releases Member Election Ballot

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
Breeders' Cup released the ballot May 20 for the 2024 election of 19 Breeders' Cup Members, a bi-annual occurrence. The Breeders' Cup election website will open May 27 and close June 3.

BloodHorse, Keeneland Magazine Accept 12 Media Awards

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
The honors, which included five first-place awards, were recognized during American Horse Publications' annual conference that was held this year in Lexington.

New York Regulator Tables Changes to Claiming Rules

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
After last-minute questions were raised about whether the proposal could be harmful to equine safety, New York regulators punted May 20 on a plan to finalize rule changes backers said would expand the number of owners eligible to claim Thoroughbreds.

Three Flightline Weanlings to be Offered at Japan Sale

Blood-Horse - Tue, 2024-05-21 12:17
As if there wasn't enough to get excited about in Japan racing and breeding, the upcoming Japan Racing Horse Association Select Sale is scheduled to offer three weanlings from the first crop of Flightline.

Volatile colt, Vino Rosso filly top Midlantic opener

New York Thoroughbred Breeders - Tue, 2024-05-21 08:43

Hip 136, a colt by Volatile bred by Hidden Lake Farm, brought $250,000 Monday at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic May sale. Photo courtesy of LG.

Four New York-breds led by a colt by Volatile and filly by Vino Rosso sold for six figures to highlight the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic May 2-year-olds in training sale Monday in Timonium, Maryland.

Cash Is King/Alex Zacney went to $250,000 to land the top-priced New York-bred of the day, Hip 136, a son of Volatile out of the winning Storm Cat mare Lexington Girl. Bred by and foaled at Hidden Lake Farm in Stillwater, the colt is the 13th foal out of the full sister to graded stakes winners Magicalmysterycat and Burmilla.

Consigned by LG, agent, the Volatile colt is a half sibling to 11 winners including stakes winners Whirlin Curlin and Lexington Street. He originally sold for $27,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October yearling sale.

Hip 23, a daughter of Vino Rosso bred by Christopher Shelli, sold for $190,000 Monday in Timonium. Photo courtesy of de Meric Sales.

Mark Glatt, agent, landed the session’s top-priced New York-bred filly, going to $190,000 for Hip 23, a daughter of Vino Rosso out of the unraced Ghostzapper mare Fear This. Bred by Christopher Shelli and foaled at Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds in Fort Edward, the filly is a half sibling to five winners including the New York-bred Violence ridgling and $170,385-earner Gambler’s Fallacy and New York-bred Palace Malice gelding and $105,025-earner Fast N Fearious.

Consigned by de Meric Sales, agent, the Vino Rosso filly originally sold for $45,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred yearling sale.

Fasig-Tipton reported sales on 29 of the 41 New York-breds through the ring Monday for a total of $1,653,000, an average price of $57,000 and median of $40,000.

LEB, agent for West Point Thoroughbreds, paid the highest price of the session for a New York-sired juvenile, going to $85,000 for Hip 216, a daughter of Solomini.

Bred by Amy Boll and Raymond DeStefano and foaled at Buckridge Farm in Kinderhook, the filly is the fourth foal out of the Americain mare Peeress. A full sister to the winning New York-bred 3-year-old colt Solo in Paris, the Solomini filly was consigned by Grassroots Training and Sales LLC. The filly sold twice prior to going through the ring Monday – for $11,000 at the 2022 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall mixed sale and for $20,000 at last year’s OBS winter mixed sale.

Solomini, a 9-year-old son of Curlin who stands for $7,500 at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, ranks third on the Empire State’s general sire list and topped the 2023 New York freshman and juvenile sire lists.

The sale concludes with Tuesday’s second session at 11 a.m.

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Palomo Named Director of Marketing at Sam Houston

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Sam Houston Race Park has announced the hiring of David Palomo as Director of Marketing. The University of Houston graduate has more than 10 years of experience in marketing, special events, brand awareness and social media and promotions.

Courage Mon Ami Has Setback on Road to Gold Cup Defense

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Leading Ascot Gold Cup (G1) contender and reigning champion Courage Mon Ami (GB) has suffered a setback according to owners Wathnan Racing. The 5-year-old has not been seen since chasing home Coltrane in the Lonsdale Cup (G2) at York in August.

After Test Run, Britain Scraps Sunday Evening Racing

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
After failing to generate sufficient betting interest and negative feedback from participants following a trial period this year, Sunday evening racing will not be implemented in Britain.

Hartley/DeRenzo Brings Diverse Group to F-T Midlantic

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds boasts a diverse group of prospects for the 2024 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

Barksdale Set for G1 Debut in Woody Stephens

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Cypress Creek Equine's Barksdale is set to make his stakes debut in the $500,000 Woody Stephens (G1), a seven-furlong sprint for sophomores on Belmont Stakes Day June 8 at Saratoga Race Course.

DeVaux Earns MJC's Top Preakness Weekend Trainer Bonus

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
DeVaux won with all three of her runners on Friday's Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Day program—Pyrenees in the $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3), She Feels Pretty in the $100,000 Hilltop, and Shotgun Hottie in the $100,000 Allaire du Pont Distaff.

Expectations High Ahead of F-T Midlantic Sale

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Sale officials and consignors are optimistic heading into the two-day Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

Winning a Triple Crown Race Never Grows Old for Lukas

Blood-Horse - Mon, 2024-05-20 12:14
Believe it or not, trainer D. Wayne Lukas may grow old. But that cannot be said of the thrill he receives from winning a Triple Crown race.

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