Chris Baccari

Street Sense Mare Tops Keeneland Wednesday

The Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale continued into its Book 2 section with a measured session of bidding Wednesday. Five broodmares brought six figures during the session, with the 6-year-old From the Hood (Street Sense), a half-sister to champion Folklore (Tiznow), bringing the day's top price of $375,000. The mare was consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency and Chris Baccari made the winning bid. A colt by Laoban (hip 1053) was the session's top-priced short yearling when selling to Rascal Bloodstock for $70,000. Bred in Ohio by Mark...

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Stable Marketplace as Book 2 Concludes at Keeneland

by Jessica Martini, Christie DeBernardis and Brian DiDonato LEXINGTON, KY- Bidding remained steady as Book 2 of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Wednesday in Lexington. Andrew Cary made the session's most expensive purchase, going to $500,000 to acquire the mare Contributing (Medaglia d'Oro) from the Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency consignment on behalf of Coteau Grove Farms. Weanlings held the next six top prices of the session and, for the third straight day of the sale, Justify was responsible for the top-priced foal when Chris Baccari went to...

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Nyquist Filly Relishes Stretch Out to Become Sire's First Winner

C&H Diamond Racing LLC & Baccari Racing Stable's Dream Quist (Nyquist) improved significantly on the stretch out at Ellis Sunday to become the first winner for her freshman sire (by Uncle Mo). A debut fifth as the favorite sprinting in the Churchill slop June 28, the $265,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling was off as the 5-2 second choice this time but was bumped from both sides leaving the gate. She moved up in between horses to sit perched in third and tugged her way up to challenge the pacesetter heading for...

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