Aaron West

Elite Power Takes the Stage at Juddmonte

From clipping Curlin's stallion tag onto Broadway's Alibi's halter before the mare went into the breeding shed to celebrating in the winner's circle at Santa Anita six years later for the GI Breeders' Cup Sprint, Aaron West has been along for the ride almost every step of the way as the foal that resulted from that mating back in 2017 came to be known as Elite Power, a two-time Breeders Cup champion and the newest addition at Juddmonte Farm. West was working at Lane's End Farm when Broadway's Alibi (Vindication),...

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Preservationist Represented By First Winner At Belterra

3rd-Belterra, $23,700, (S), Msw, 6-29, 2yo, f, 5f, :59.70, ft, 3 3/4 lengths. ARTISTIC LANEY (f, 2, Preservationist--Artistic License {SW, $196,488}, by Heart of the Storm), chilly on the board at 9-1 in her afternoon debut, tucked in behind the leading duo of Pretty Patty (Bold Warrior) and Twisted Justice (Biondetti), content to sit off them through fractions of :22.73 and :48.80. Shaken up to take the lead with a four-wide move into the stretch, she was easily the class of the field to the wire, hitting the line 3...

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Mandaloun Picks Up Torch for Juddmonte USA

Representing a Juddmonte pedigree through and through, Mandaloun (Into Mischief - Brooch, by Empire Maker) carried Prince Khalid bin Abdullah's esteemed green, pink and white silks at the highest level of the sport during his racing career. A 'TDN Rising Star' on debut and the promoted 2021 Kentucky Derby winner, the homebred has returned to his birthplace at Juddmonte's American division to begin his stud career. "For Juddmonte to bring in a horse like Mandaloun is very special," said Aaron West, who joined Juddmonte USA this fall as Nominations Manager....

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Aaron West Joins Juddmonte USA

Aaron West, who was awarded the Godolphin sponsored TIEA Award for Newcomer of the Year in North America, joins the Juddmonte USA team as Nominations Manager, responsible for Mandaloun (Into Mischief), after serving as the Racing Operations Manager at Bradley Thoroughbreds for the last four years. Prior to that, he spent a little over two years at Lane's End Farm working in the yearling, broodmare, and stallion divisions. "I am excited to join the team at Juddmonte and have the opportunity to work with such a promising young stallion as...

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Aaron West of Bradley Thoroughbreds Named Finalist for Newcomer Award

Congratulations to Aaron West, one of three finalists in the Newcomer Award category of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards (TIEA), presented by Godolphin. Currently the racing operations manager at Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, West originally hails from Arkansas, where he was bitten by the Thoroughbred bug at Oaklawn Park. A move to Kentucky followed, as did a graduation from the North American Racing Academy (NARA) after focusing on ground skills and barn management. First a yearling groom at Lane's End Farm, West landed at Bradley Thoroughbreds. He coordinates with owners--making sure...

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