Juddmonte homebred

Juddmonte's Well-Bred Castlewarden Snaps Up Churchill Win

6th-Churchill Downs, $123,155, Alw, 5-2, (NW1X), 3yo/up, 7 1/2f, 1:27.44, ft, nose. CASTLEWARDEN (c, 4, Into Mischief--Calm Water, by Empire Maker) hit the board in his first pair of attempts last year, then punched through by 1 1/2 lengths over the Oaklawn slop Mar. 15. The 9-5 second choice tracked a pair of leaders up the backstretch. Castlewarden accelerated around the far turn and took over the lead before the top of the lane. Seemingly in control, favored Classic Legacy (Into Mischief) rallied in the stretch and the pair traded...

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Dragoon Guard Charges Home A Winner For Juddmonte At Keeneland

6th-Keeneland, $96,700, Msw, 4-21, 3yo, 7f, 1:27.39, ft, 3 3/4 lengths. DRAGOON GUARD (c, 3, Arrogate--Filimbi {GSW & MGISP-USA, SW-Fr, $670,763}, by Mizzen Mast) just missed by a neck to future SW Otto the Conqueror (Street Sense) when he debuted last September under the Twin Spires. Back on the work tab in late February for Brad Cox, the homebred went off with Lasix as the 3-5 choice here to kick off his 3-year-old season. The colt charged out of the gate, but was content to lay off of Rock N...

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Sunday's Insight: 'TDN Rising Star' Scylla Marks New Campaign At Gulfstream

9th-GP, $92K, OC62k, 4yo/up, f, 1m, 5:07 p.m. ET. Juddmonte colorbearer SCYLLA (Tapit) makes her return to the races as the older filly looks to jumpstart her new campaign. The Bill Mott trainee certainly made her mark when she attained 'TDN Rising Star' honors as a debut winner at Keeneland last April, and then followed that up with an 8 1/4-length win against optional claimers at Churchill Downs in early June. Out of champion older mare Close Hatches (First Defence), the homebred is a full-sister to MGSW/MGISP and current sire...

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Yorkshire Oaks An Option For Classic-Placed Bluestocking

G1 Irish Oaks runner-up Bluestocking (GB) (Camelot {GB}) is likely for the G1 Yorkshire Oaks on Aug. 24, Barry Mahon, European racing manager for owner/breeder Juddmonte, confirmed on Wednesday. Trained by Ralph Beckett, the daughter of 2011 G1 Matron S. heroine Emulous (GB) (Dansili {GB}) has never been off the board in four starts. After breaking her maiden at Salisbury in September, she ran second in a listed at Newbury behind Warm Heart (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) making her 3-year-old bow, and was third behind that filly in the G2 Ribblesdale...

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Dual Arc Champ Enable Welcomes Dubawi Filly

Juddmonte's homebred champion Enable (GB) (Nathaniel {Ire}) welcomed her second foal, a chestnut filly by Dubawi (Ire), on Saturday morning. A half-sister to a yearling colt by Kingman (GB), the filly arrived at 6:50 a.m. "Juddmonte is delighted to announce the safe arrival at 6:50 a.m. on 11 Mar. of Enable's second foal, a chestnut filly by Dubawi," Juddmonte tweeted. "She is a quality filly in the mould of her dam, bright and alert, she was quickly to her feet, nursing within a couple of hours." Enable is one of...

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Juddmonte's Sun Chariot Second Laurel To Return In 2023

Juddmontes Group 1-placed filly Laurel (GB) (Kingman {GB}), second in the G1 Sun Chariot S. on her third start last month, will return for a 4-year-old campaign, according to Juddmonte Racing Manager Barry Mahon. Trained by John and Thady Gosden, the daughter of 2008 G1 Pretty Polly S. heroine Promising Lead (GB) (Danehill) won novices at Newmarket and Kempton in July and September, respectively before her first stakes attempt in the Sun Chariot. "Laurel will be in training next year, she probably won't run again this season," said Juddmonte racing...

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Arc Winner Rail Link Passes At 19

Juddmonte homebred Rail Link (GB) (Dansili {GB}--Docklands, by Theatrical {Ire}), who won the G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in 2006, sustained a heart attack on Friday and died at Haras de Vains. He was 19. "Rail Link died on Friday [of] a heart attack," Adrien Delaroque of Haras de Vains told Jour de Gallop. "I bought him from Haras de Cercy two years ago. I was delighted to have him with me. He was an authentic champion." Raced exclusively at three, the Andre Fabre trainee broke his maiden in...

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Derby Clouds Offer Mandaloun Silver Lining

If those who scaled the summit of our sport a few days ago suddenly find themselves slithering back down the scree, then their closest pursuers must feel no less stunned to have retrieved a foothold that could yet allow them to resume their own climb. In its way, that must feel almost as unsettling. Everyone sees that the sport is suffering, from this latest trauma, but does that ultimately mean that nobody will be allowed to feel like a winner? With the case against winner unlikely to be finally resolved...

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Honest Mischief Retired to Sequel Stallions

Blue-blooded black-type winner and graded stakes-placed Honest Mischief (Into Mischief--Honest Lady, by Seattle Slew), who hails from one of the top families in the stud book, has been retired to Sequel Stallions New York. He will stand for $6,500 LFSN. The Juddmonte homebred broke his maiden at second asking at Keeneland at three by eight lengths and was tabbed a 'TDN Rising Star' by virtue of that win, then went on to be third behind Shancelot (Shanghai Bobby) in the GII Amsterdam S. at Saratoga in just his fourth career...

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Siskin to Stand at Shadai Stallion Station in 2021

Classic winner Siskin (First Defence-Bird Flown {GB}, by Oasis Dream {GB}) will stand for ¥3,500,000 at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, the stud announced on Tuesday. It was earlier revealed the Juddmonte homebred's breeding rights had been sold to a group of breeders in June. Trained by Ger Lyons, Siskin won his first five starts, breaking his maiden at Naas in May of his 2-year-old year and quickly adding a listed race later that month, before first tasting group success in the G2 Railway S. that June. He saluted in...

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