Klaravich Stables

Newspaperofrecord Wires GI Just a Game Field

Klaravich Stables' Newspaperofrecord (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) returned to her sensational juvenile form and proved her decisive score in the GIII Intercontinental S. last out was no fluke with a scintillating victory in the GI Just a Game S. at Belmont Saturday. Breaking on top, the even-money shot hustled out to a clear lead, doling out early splits of :23.79 and :48.1 with champion stablemate and slight favorite, also at even-money, Uni (GB) (More Than Ready) biding her time back off the pace in fourth. Newspaperofrecord was still well...

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Kingman Sophomore Stays Unbeaten with Powerful Late Kick at Belmont

2nd-Belmont, $66,000, Alw, 6-7, (NW1$X), 3yo, 1mT, 1:35.81, fm. DOMESTIC SPENDING (GB) (g, 3, Kingman {GB}--Urban Castle {SW-Eng}, by Street Cry {Ire}) closed late to win his debut as the even-money favorite going one mile over the Tampa Bay turf Feb. 12. The 3-2 favorite to go two-for-two, the bay gelding was off a half-step slowly and trailed the field through fractions of :23.83 and :48.63. Still well back at the top of the lane, he was tipped out to the center of the course and veered in greenly, but...

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Ginger Brew Top Two Rematch in Sweetest Chant

The first and second finishers from the Jan. 4 Ginger Brew S. at Gulfstream will re-engage while meeting six other rivals in Saturday's one-mile GIII Sweetest Chant S. for sophomore turf fillies in Hallandale Beach. Ghislaine Head's She's My Type (Fr) (Dunkerque {Fr}), bought for just $27,000 as a Keeneland September yearling, debuted with a rallying success over course and distance Dec. 7 for Christophe Clement. Marooned in the widest-out 11 post for the Ginger Brew, the dark bay overcame her draw and a speed-biased turf course to prevail by...

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Bricks and Mortar Meets Title-Defending Stablemate in Million

When stablemates Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway) and Robert Bruce (Chi) (Fast Company {Ire}) first met in the June 8 GI Manhattan S. at Belmont, division-leading Bricks and Mortar got the jump while Robert Bruce was stuck in some midstretch traffic, and kicked away to a 1 1/2-length conquest. Saturday, the two will reconvene at Arlington Park for the 37th running of the GI Arlington Million, where Robert Bruce will be defending his title after taking home last year's Million trophy. Klaravich Stables and Bill Lawrence's Bricks and Mortar, four-for-four...

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Down and Possibly Out, Bricks and Mortar Has Climbed to the Top

At this time last year Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway) was starting over, re-learning the lessons that had enabled him to become a standout 3-year-old turf runner in 2017. Though he was nine months removed from career-saving surgery performed by Dr. Larry Bramlage at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., there was no guarantee that he would be able to regain the brilliance. While sport is littered with tales of athletes who never could make a full comeback from injury, Bricks and Mortar is an unqualified success story....

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July 28 Insights: Half-Sis to Arrogate Debuts at Del Mar

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency 7th-SAR, $90k, 3yo/up, f/m, 1mT, post time: 4:21 p.m. ET The powerful owner/trainer combo of Klavarich Stables and Chad Brown unveil NEW AND IMPROVED (Cairo Prince) on Saratoga's Sunday card. A $320,000 yearling purchase at the Keeneland September Sale, the gray's dam High Style (Giant's Causeway), is a daughter of the multiple Grade I winning turf specialist Tout Charmant (Slewvescent). TJCIS PPS 7th-ELP, $50,000, 2yo, f, 7f, post time: 4:40 p.m. ET Three Chimneys Farm homebred PRINCESINHA JULIA (Pioneerof the Nile), a daughter of multiple...

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