English 2000 Guineas

Tiz the Bomb to Be Pointed Toward Epsom Derby

Never afraid to try something different or to think outside the box, trainer Kenny McPeek is preparing Tiz the Bomb (Hit It a Bomb) for a trip to the U.K. that could include starts in the G1 Qipco 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Apr. 30 and G1 Cazoo Derby at Epsom on June 4. The story was first reported by Thoroughbred Racing Commentary. "Who wouldn't want to win a race like the English Derby?" McPeek said. "It would be special, really special. What was it that Tesio said? The entire...

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Saxon Warrior Sires First Foal

MG1SW Saxon Warrior (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}), a winner of the G1 English 2000 Guineas, has sired his first foal, a colt, in France on Thursday, Coolmore announced. Out of the maiden mare Gloriously (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) herself a daughter of Irish listed-placed Queen of France (Danehill), the bay is "a correct colt with size, bone and quality," according to Guillaume Garcon of Haras de l'Hotellerie. His second dam is a half-sister to MGSW Jazz Club (Dixieland Band), while blue hen Up the Flagpole (Hoist the Flag) is farther back...

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