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Galileo’s Magic Attitude on top in the Vanteaux

Already boasting serious residual value before Thursday's G3 Prix Vanteaux at ParisLongchamp, Magic Attitude (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) surpassed expectations to win impressively and reward the foresight and investment of her owners. Few Galileo fillies are on the market these days, so when this daughter of the 2011 G1 Nunthorpe S. heroine Margot Did (Ire) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}) failed to meet her reserve at the 2018 Arqana Deauville August Yearling Sale it was left to Haras du Saubouas, Haras d'Etreham, Marie-Therese Dubuc-Grassa and Mohamed Fahad A H Al-Attiyah to form...

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Munnings On Track For Big Oaks Season

Off a modest initial stud of $12,500 back in 2011, Munnings (Speightstown) has written his own Cinderella story as he's worked his way to the top tier of the general sires list. But this year has potential to witness the sire's biggest breakthrough yet. With a 2020 fee set at $30,000 and five stakes winners already this year, many of the horses ranking beside Munnings in terms of black-type winners are standing at five and six times his fee. "He's a horse that really in the last two or three...

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Zayat Lawsuit Broadens to Include Prominent Bloodstock Business Partners

The New York lending firm that last month initiated a $23-million lawsuit against Ahmed Zayat and his financially troubled Zayat Stables, LLC, has broadly amended its civil complaint in a Kentucky court. As of Tuesday, the suit now additionally targets 10 prominent bloodstock individuals and entities that the plaintiff alleges played a role in the "fraudulent scheme" orchestrated by Zayat family members "to sell at a steep discount several millions of dollars of Zayat Stables' assets" that had been pledged as collateral for $30 million in loans. The wide-ranging updated...

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