Fergus Galvin

Shedaresthedevil to Fasig-Tipton–But First, a Rubber Match

In less than three weeks, Shedaresthedevil (Daredevil--Starship Warpspeed, by Congrats) will follow the path of fellow Kentucky Oaks victress Monomoy Girl as she makes her way to the ring for the Fasig-Tipton 'Night of the Stars' Sale on Nov. 9. as a broodmare or racing prospect. But like her Brad Cox-trained predecessor, she will first give her current owners the chance to get to the winner's circle one last time in the GI Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff. Cox, who saddled Monomoy Girl to victory in last year's edition of the...

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Kentucky Downs To European Horsemen: We Want You

It's easy to see why so many top American stables have made a point of circling the Kentucky Downs meet on their calendars. It mainly comes down to the money. During the unique European-style six-day meet, $10 million alone will be paid out in stakes purses, there are three $1 million races, maiden races go for $125,000 and the purses for allowance races range from $135,000 to $145,000. This year, Chad Brown will be there and so will Wesley Ward, Brad Cox, Bill Mott, Steve Asmussen and many other top...

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Hidden Scroll Tops KEENOV Tuesday

'TDN Rising Star' Hidden Scroll (Hard Spun) (Hip 3295) topped Tuesday's session of the Keeneland November Sale, which was highlighted by the horses of racing age section, when selling for $525,000 to Fergus Galvin, who was acting on behalf of Marc Detampel. The 4-year-old colt was consigned by WinStar Racing as agent for owner/breeder Juddmonte Farms. " He is going to go to Brad Cox," Galvin said. "His pre-race antics are well-documented. We are just hoping a change of scenery might benefit the horse. We know he has a world...

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