Chad Brown

November 20 Insights: Big Ticket Curlin Filly Unveiling in New York

5th-AQU, $85k, Msw, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:46p.m. ET Purchased for an eye-catching $825,000 from KEESEP by Mike Ryan for CHP Racing, MODERN LOVE (Curlin) will look to justify that price here against a well-connected field of maidens. The half-sister to GISW Competitionofideas (Speightstown) hails from a winning family line--the second and third dams claim 17 winners immediately beneath them, combined, and six with black-type. Her Chad Brown-trained stablemate Ana's Gun (Gun Runner) will also carry a flashy pedigree in her maiden voyage; being the half sister to GI Breeders'...

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Arrogate's Signal From Noise Romps At Second Asking For Klaravich Stables And Chad Brown

1st-Aqueduct, $85,000, Msw, 11-17, 3yo/up, f/m, 1m, 1:38.00, ft, 9 1/4 lengths. SIGNAL FROM NOISE (f, 3, Arrogate--Holiday Soiree {SW & GISP, $405,642}, by Harlan's Holiday) was bet like a sure thing Thursday, going off at a commanding 1-5 off a 5 3/4-length defeat behind Tizzy In the Sky (Sky Kingdom) on debut over this same track and distance Sept. 23. Patient through the early stages behind and outside the leading pair of Adam's Angel (Into Mischief) and Wings Like Eagles (Get Stormy) through an opening half in :46.95, Signal...

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Multiple Track-Record Setter Highly Motivated to Airdrie

Klaravich Stables's multiple track-record setter Highly Motivated (Into Mischief--Strong Incentive, by Warrior's Reward) will join the Airdrie Stud stallion roster for the upcoming 2023 breeding season, the farm announced Tuesday. He will stand for a fee of $7,500 LFSN. A son of perennial leading sire Into Mischief, Highly Motivated was purchased by Mike Ryan as a weanling on behalf of his owner for $240,000 at the 2018 Keeneland November Sale. Entrusted to trainer Chad Brown, Highly Motivated broke his maiden as the 3-5 favorite in September of his 2-year-old year...

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Report: Chad Brown Pleads Guilty to a Lesser Charge

According to Albany television station WNYT, trainer Chad Brown pled guilty in Saratoga Springs City Court to reduced charges Monday related to an alleged case of domestic violence that occurred during the Saratoga meet. Originally arrested and charged with "obstruction of breathing," or choking a woman who came to his house on the evening of August 17, Brown pled guilty to the lesser charge of harassment. He was accompanied by his lawyer, Matthew Chauvin. According to the TV station, prosecutors said that there were "problems of proof," with the case....

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Speightstown's Undervalued Asset A Sure Bet On Debut

1st-Aqueduct, $82,450, Msw, 11-10, 2yo, f, 6f, 1:13.31, ft, 8 1/4 lengths. UNDERVALUED ASSET (f, 2, Speightstown--Hard Headed Temper, by Hard Spun), dispatched as the popular 3-5 choice for her afternoon debut, broke into second after briefly losing her footing, pressing the early speed of Pardon Moi (Not This Time) as the leading pair ran the opening quarter in :23.33. With no visible move from jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr., Undervalued Asset took over under her own power around the turn and dashed clear of Risk Free (American Freedom) at the...

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Brown Tweets Domestic Spending Update

Domestic Spending (GB) (Kingman {GB}), who was eased out of last Saturday's GI Breeders' Cup Mile at the halfway point and later diagnosed with a fractured pelvis, "continues to do well" trainer Chad Brown tweeted Tuesday afternoon. After being vanned back to the Brown barn on the Keeneland backstretch, Domestic Spending was stabilized and later transported to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital with a police escort. On Sunday, Brown surmised on Twitter that the incident occurred at the break and worsened until Flavien Prat was able to get him pulled...

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Good Samaritan Filly Gives Sire First Stakes Winner In Tempted

A pillar-to-post winner of a maiden special weight here over a sloppy 6 1/2 furlongs Oct. 2, GOOD SAM (f, 2, Good Samaritan--Twizzler, by Twirling Candy) stepped up to a mile with aplomb, handing her freshman sire his first black-type winner in the process Sunday. Heavily favored, the Peter Brant silksbearer was part of the early pace discussion perched three deep down the backstretch. She eventually settled in a stalking third while punching the breeze through a half-mile in :46.84. Revved up for her bid by Irad Ortiz, Jr. as...

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Goodnight Olive Anything But The 'Pits' In Filly and Mare Sprint

Breeders' Cup Saturday was off to a good start for chalk players, as First Row Partners and Team Hanley's Goodnight Olive (Ghostzapper) gave those that backed her into 9-5 favoritism a few anxious moments when in tight quarters for a few strides, but she launched a well-timed bid three wide into the Keeneland stretch and drew clear as much the best in the GI Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint. Away to an almost too-sharp beginning from her middle gate, the $170,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling purchase raced in the...

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Selections for Breeders' Cup Saturday

TDN's Senior Editor Steve Sherack reveals his selections for Breeders' Cup Saturday. Race 3: GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint--#8 Goodnight Olive (3-1) This is definitely one of my stronger opinions of the weekend. I love Goodnight Olive in this spot. Her win in the GI Ballerina this summer was as good as it gets and she's tactical enough to work out that same kind of trip right off the speed. Have good memories cashing on the Chad Brown-trained Wavell Avenue in this same race at Keeneland in 2015....

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Daughter of Arrogate Fires Big at Aqueduct

1st-Aqueduct, $85,000, Msw, 11-4, 2yo, f, 1m, 1:39.63, ft,13 1/2 lengths. FIRELINE (f, 2, Arrogate--High Ridge Road {GSW, $442,157}, by Quality Road) proved that her career debut fifth sprinting 6 1/2 panels in the slop Oct. 2 was a toss following an eye-catching 13 1/2-length score at Aqueduct Friday. Away from her outside draw to press the issue with favored Avant (Uncle Mo), who threw up an opening quarter in :24.02, the 9-5 second choice continued to shadow the frontrunner through a :47.75 half. Drawing on even terms with Avant...

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Selections for Breeders' Cup Friday

TDN's Senior Editor Steve Sherack reveals his selections for the 'Future Stars Friday' Breeders' Cup card. Race 3: Alw--#11 Marsalis (6-5) Have been sky high on Marsalis since his debut second (Second Chances Series) and subsequent 'Rising Star' win earlier this year. The layoff was, of course, a cause for concern, but he ran a huge one off the bench racing on a hot pace and finishing second behind big-figure repeat winner Run Classic. Take what they give you and let's get 'Future Stars Friday' started with a winner. Race...

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Breeders' Cup Notes: War Like Goddess, Domestic Spending, Tyler's Tribe Add Intrigue to Turf Races

While all eyes were on where undefeated superstar Flightline (Tapit) would be slotted at Monday's Breeders' Cup draw, and overall the dirt races this weekend have gotten a bit more attention, the fields for the turf contests also bring plenty of interesting storylines. George Krikorian's War Like Goddess (English Channel) was the beaten favorite when finishing a close third in last year's GI Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, and received that betting attention because of her utter dominance over her fellow American turf mares. This year, trainer...

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