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Early Voting Gives Gun Runner First Classic Winner in Preakness

The story is a familiar one. Seth Klarman, Chad Brown and Jose Ortiz teaming up for a win with a lightly-raced colt in the second jewel of the Triple Crown. In 2017, the duo entered the Classic with a fresh horse, and played the spoiler when Cloud Computing (Maclean's Music) upended Classic Empire to take the GI Preakness S. Fast forward to 2022, history repeated itself with the same connections snagging Pimlico's marquee race with Early Voting (Gun Runner). The colt's victory also provided a well-deserved birthday gift for his...

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Honor Code Juvenile Romps at Woodbine

2nd-Woodbine, C$107,630, Msw, 5-21, 2yo, 4 1/2f (AWT), :51.58, ft, 5 1/2 lengths. STAYHONOR GOODSIDE (c, 2, Honor Code--Nicki Knew {SW, $386,114}, by Tethra) was favored at 6-5 in this debut and made it look like a gift with a dominant debut score at Woodbine Saturday. Away alertly, the $85,000 KEESEP buy contested the early pace and slammed the door on his rivals in the lane to win for fun by 5 1/2 lengths over Captive Silence (Silent Name {Jpn}). The winner is a half to Imperial Dream (Stormy Atlantic),...

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Zoffany Colt New €550k Top Lot At Arqana

Already in action for a €520,000 Siyouni (Fr) colt (lot 124) earlier in the day, Oliver St Lawrence added a €550,000 Zoffany (Ire) colt (lot 148) near the end of the Arqana Breeze-Up Sale. A member of the Mocklershill draft, the February-foaled bay and new topper is a half-brother to dual group winner Lemista (Ire) (Raven's Pass), who was also third in the GI Beverly D. S. at Arlington Park.

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Kodiac Colt Leads The Way At Tattersalls

NEWMARKET, UK—We know that these breeze-up consignors have nerves of steel: otherwise they simply couldn't do the job. As such, the bloodstock industry could not have appointed a better echelon to test the stormy waters of the last couple of years, when they were first to be broadsided by the pandemic and then tried to put things back on an even keel last year. The opening session of the opening sale of the European circuit, then, gave them a chance to put their world back on its axis—even as they...

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Into Mischief Colt First to Seven Figures at OBS March

A son of red-hot stallion Into Mischief (Hip 257) was the first to hit the million-dollar mark at OBS March Tuesday, summoning $1.1 million from Japan's Hideyuki Mori. A $180,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga purchased by Eddie Woods' Quarter Pole Enterprises, the bay breezed in :9 4/5.

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Yorkton Represented by First Foal

Crestwood Farm's freshman stallion Yorkton (Speightstown) was represented by his first foal in Indiana Feb. 3. A strapping colt out of Bayerly Seen (Bayern) was born at Arrowhead Thoroughbred Center in Fairland. Bayerly Seen is a half-sister to GI Kentucky Derby contender and GIII Lecomte S. winner Call Me Midnight (Midnight Lute). "This colt is very correct, and has been the best foal to be the first one born on our farm," says farm co-owner Brandi Steele. "Momma is a wonderful maiden and handles his feisty attitude very well."

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King of Change Welcomes His First Foals

G1 Queen Elizabeth II S. victor King of Change (GB) (Farhh {GB}) celebrated the arrival of his first two reported foals recently Bred by John Quigley, the colt is out of the seven-time winner Table Forty Six (Ire) (Refuse To Bend {Ire}), who is from the extended family of the dual Group 1-placed Mezzogiorno (GB) (Unfuwain). He is "the best offspring that the mare has produced," according to Quigley. Joining the colt, is a filly out of Miss Frangipani (GB) (Frankel {GB}), who was bred by Stuart McPhee. King of...

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First Foal For Country House

Darby Dan Farm's Country House (Lookin At Lucky), winner of the 2019 GI Kentucky Derby, was represented by his first foal when a colt out of the City Zip mare American Values was born Tuesday, Jan. 25 at Scarteen Stud. He was bred by Mrs. J.V. Shields, one of the owners of Country House, who was bred by her late husband. A 'TDN Rising Star', Country House was a good second in the 2019 GII Risen Star S. and crossed the line second behind champion Maximum Security (New Year's Day)...

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Sire's First Foals: Arizona (Ire)

Coolmore Stud's G2 Coventry S. hero Arizona (Ire) (No Nay Never) celebrated the arrival of his first reported foals, with one, a colt out of the winner Sweet Martoni (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), born on Tuesday night at Thistletown Stud in County Wexford. Sweet Martoni is a daughter of the stakes winner Sweetness Herself (GB) (Unfuwain) and is a half-sister to black-type winner Jagger (GB) (Linamix {Fr}). Jimmy Furlong, who owns the foal with Ken Sneath, said the new arrival was, "a fine big, bay colt with plenty of quality, just...

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Far Above Welcomes First Foal

Group winner Far Above (Ire) (Farhh {GB}) welcomed his first reported foal, a colt, at Compas Stallions on Sunday. Out of the maiden mare Nadine (GB), the bay is bred and owned by Hugh Hurst. The 6-year-old G3 Palace House S. hero stands for €5,000 at Starfield Stud in Ireland.

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Mitole Colt Proves Popular at KEENOV

A colt from the first crop of champion sprinter Mitole (Eskendereya) (Hip 3154) topped the penultimate session of the Keeneland November Sale Thursday, bringing $100,000 from Rexy Bloodstock during the second of three Book 5 sessions. Hip 3154 was consigned by Hill 'n' Dales Sales Agency on behalf of Vinny Viola's St. Elias Stables, which purchased his dam Waltzing (Candy Ride {Arg}) with this colt in utero for $37,000 at this year's Fasig-Tipton February Sale. Waltzing is a half-sister to GSW Dancing Solo (Giant's Causeway) and hails from the family...

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Maximus Mischief Colt Tops Book 5 Opener

A colt from the first crop of Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief) (Hip 2804) topped the day's trade during the Book 5 opener of Keeneland November Wednesday, bringing $75,000 from Patillo Equine. Consigned by Tim and Nancy Hamlin's Wynnstay Sales, Hip 2804 was bred in Indiana by Deann and Greg Baer DVM. The bay colt is out of the Uncle Mo mare Andapinkcarnation, who is a half to SW Desiraes My Candy (Candy Stripes). "The colt is a first foal out of a mare and he just gets better by the...

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