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LUXAIR Jets Joins Eclipse Awards Roster of Partners

LUXAIR JETS, which provides private aviation travel, has become an official partner of the Eclipse Awards. Founded and based in Lexington, K.Y., LUXAIR JETS provides worldwide “on demand” charter jet service at fleet member pricing without any minimum or hourly buy-in requirements. To kick off the promotion of its upcoming “Saratoga Shuttle” private charter service [...]

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Stonestreet to Sponsor the Lexington

Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables has become the new signature sponsor of the GIII Lexington S. to be held at Keeneland Apr. 15. The purse for the race, which is one of the final preps on the road to the GI Kentucky Derby, will increase this year from $150,000 to $200,000. “I am very pleased to [...]

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Dettori to Ride in Met

On the eve of the announcement of the field for the R5-million G1 Sun Met, internationally renowned jockey Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride reigning G1 Vodacom Durban July S. winner The Conglomerate (Aus) (Lonhro {Aus}) in the 2000-metre test at Kenilworth Racecourse Jan. 28. The Italian is scheduled to have a minimum of [...]

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Debt Collector Named Singapore HOTY

Debt Collector (NZ) (Thorn Park {Aus}), who posted six wins from as many appearances in 2016, was crowned Singapore Horse of the Year in ceremonies held Tuesday evening at the Fullerton Hotel. In winning the final two legs of the local 3-year-old series–the Singapore 3YO Classic (1400m) and the Singapore Guineas (1600m) (video)–he was the [...]

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Hanagan Looking Forward to Move

Former Champion Jockey Paul Hanagan is going back to his roots for the coming season and will relocate north to base himself nearby his former boss Richard Fahey. Hanagan was replaced as first jockey to Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum by Jim Crowley late last year and his change in circumstances will see Hanagan renew links [...]

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Rising Star Uncontested Cruises in Smarty Jones

SMARTY JONES S., $150,000, OP, 1-16, 3yo, 1m, 1:36.32, sy. 1–#UNCONTESTED, 117, c, 3, by Tiz Wonderful 1st Dam: Galileo’s Star, by Lil E. Tee 2nd Dam: June Gale, by Run For Nurse 3rd Dam: Sharyn Dear, by Duc de Fer ($20,000 Ylg ’15 KEESEP). O-Robert V. LaPenta & Harry T. Rosenblum; B-Richard Forbush (KY); [...]

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Million-Dollar Curlin Colt Holds On at Santa Anita

5th-SA, $55,725, Msw, 1-16, 3yo, 1m, 1:38.83, ft. DABSTER (c, 3, Curlin–On a Roll, by A.P. Indy) , disqualified to fourth for drifting out after grimly holding on in his debut Dec. 26, fought gamely again in this second outing and was spared the stewards’ wrath this time to earn his diploma. Off as the [...]

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Mizzen Mast Debutante Impresses in Gulfstream Romp

8th-GP, $38,000, Msw, 1-16, 4yo/up, f/m, 1 1/16mT, 1:44.96, fm. +VOLATILITY INDEX (f, 4, Mizzen Mast–Zula, by Medaglia d’Oro) took a lot of play for this debut and graduated with a powerful stretch kick at Gulfstream for Chad Brown and Klaravich Stables. Coming in with a steady series of half-mile drills over the Palm Meadows [...]

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Maclean’s Music Firster Gets Up Late at Gulfstream

10th-GP, $46,000, Msw, 1-15, 3yo, 5fT, :56.58, fm. +SANTINI (c, 3, Maclean’s Music–River Glow, by In Excess {Ire}) finished strongly to get up late in his career bow sprinting on the Gulfstream turf. The chestnut showed some speedy breezes in preparation, including a best-of-34 bullet three-furlong spin from the gate at Palm Meadows in :36 [...]

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Seven-Figure Tiznow Colt Graduates at Fair Grounds

TOUR DE FORCE (c, 4, Tiznow–Dream Supreme {MGISW, $1,007,680}, by Seeking the Gold), a $1.35-million purchase at the 2014 Keeneland September sale, registered a good-looking graduation at Fair Grounds in his second outing. Bet to narrow favoritism in his debut sprinting over the local slop Dec. 4, the big bay made a wide move on [...]

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