Carl Spackler

Tattersalls October: A Showcase For The 'World's Best Turf Stallions'

During a particularly fruitful week for European influences at Saratoga this August, three black-type winners in the space of four days had made their first public appearances during Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale in Newmarket, England. First, the 5-year-old Technical Analysis (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) won the De La Rose S. on the Wednesday, marking her third consecutive year of stakes victories at the Spa, having won the GII Lake Placid S. in 2021 and last season's GII Ballston Spa S. This was followed 24 hours later, and...

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Carl Spackler Dominant In Saranac

He might need to give that gopher a head start. 'TDN Rising Star' Carl Spackler (Ire) (Lope de Vega [Ire}) continued his dominance over the New York turf and picked up his second straight graded stakes win Friday at the Spa, taking the GIII Saranac S. under Tyler Gaffalione for e Five Racing. Victorious just three weeks back with a come-from-behind effort in the GII National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S. Aug. 11, the Chad Brown trainee was bet like the class of the field, going off at...

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Lope de Vega Colt 'Holes Out' In GP Finale, Earns a 'Rising Star'

Pounded into 1-5 favoritism off a big-figure runner-up debut effort behind the very impressive Far Bridge (English Channel) in an 8 1/2-furlong maiden over this course Jan. 21, eFive Racing Thoroughbreds' Carl Spackler (Ire) (c, 3, Lope de Vega {Ire}--Zindaya, by More Than Ready) 'teed it up 'exiting the far turn and won Saturday's Gulfstream finale by a margin as great as the distance from Hallandale Beach to the fictitious Bushwood Country Club to become a no-brainer 'TDN Rising Star'. Alertly into stride from gate eight, the blaze-faced chestnut secured...

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