LSU Stables

Good Magic Colt Turns In Towering Tampa Debut, Becomes a 'Rising Star'

LSU Stables' Ari's Magic (c, 3, Good Magic--Ari the Adventurer, by Pioneerof the Nile) looked to be spinning his wheels for the better part of the opening half-mile of his Friday unveiling at Tampa Bay Downs, but surged to the front under a massive head of steam with a furlong to race and widened from there to earn 'TDN Rising Star' honors. Samy Camacho was named to ride, but it was Oisin Murphy at the controls aboard the 9-10 pick, who bounced alertly from gate seven, but was almost immediately...

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Friday Insights: $725k OBS Grad Debuts At Tampa Bay Downs

6th-TAM, $53K, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 3:04 p.m. ET. Bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbred, ARI'S MAGIC (Good Magic) initially went for $150,000 during Keeneland September. After rolling a :10 flat at last year's under tack breeze show, the juvenile sold for $725,000 at the OBS March Sale. Owned by LSU Stables and trained by Christophe Clement, the newly-minted 3-year-old is out of Ari the Adventurer (Pioneerof the Nile), who Stonestreet bought for $350,000 at the '13 OBS Select 2-Year-Old Sale. TJCIS PPS

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BCCA Dinner/Auction Aug. 24 in Saratoga

The Belmont Child Care Association will hold its annual Racing for the Children dinner and auction--"BCCA Can Do!"--Aug. 24 in Saratoga. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception at the Adelphi Hotel. Guests will then head to Universal Preservation Hall for the dinner and live auction. The event will feature emcee Andy Serling, and auctioneers, Maggie Wolfendale-Morley and Tom Morley. BCCA will recognize Stonestreet Farm owner Barbara Banke as its 2023 Honoree for her efforts in advancing the quality of life for the children and families...

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