R.A.C.E Fund To Host Annual Online Auction Fundraiser

The Retirement Assistance and Care for Equines (R.A.C.E) Fund will host its annual fund drive beginning with an online auction, the organization announced Saturday. The auction, which will kick off on eBay beginning May 10 at 8 pm EST, will include items such as halters from last year's Horse of the Year Cody's Wish (Curlin), California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit), Quality Road (Elusive Quality) and Mandaloun (Into Mischief), etc. along with experiences such as a VIP tour of Three Chimneys Farm. "We have some very exciting and amazing auction items again...

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Brad Cox Joins TDN Writers' Room Podcast

Brad Cox won four stakes races over the weekend, including the GII Louisiana Derby and the GII Fair Grounds Oaks. But such a run of success has almost come to be expected from a trainer who never seems to have a bad week. Cox will arrive at Churchill Downs with an army of stakes-caliber horses, including threats for the GI Kentucky Derby and the GI Kentucky Oaks. The multiple Eclipse Award winning conditioner was our special guest on this week's TDN Writers' Room podcast presented by Keeneland. He was this...

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Sequel New York's Mullion Has First Mares In Foal

'TDN Rising Star' and new stallion Mullion (Into Mischief), standing at Sequel New York in partnership with Juddmonte, reported his first mares in foal Friday according to a release by the farm. The full-brother to fellow 'Rising Star', GI Kentucky Derby winner and Juddmonte stallion Mandaloun has a pair of mares, Stillness (Constitution) and Rockin Emmzy (Tale of the Cat), confirmed in foal. Mullion stands at Sequel New York alongside Honest Mischief (Into Mischief), Keepmeinmind (Laoban), Fire At Will (Declaration of War), Freud (Storm Cat) and Mission Impazible (Unbridled's Song).

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Mullion, Full-Brother to Mandaloun, to Stand at Sequel New York

Mullion (Into Mischief--Brooch, by Empire Maker), a full-brother to GI Kentucky Derby winner Mandaloun, will stand at Sequel New York in partnership with Juddmonte in 2024. The 4-year-old, nosed out of a debut win at Ellis Park in August of 2022, returned from 14 months on the sidelines to graduate by 10 lengths going one mile at Churchill Downs Nov. 5. The victory earned the well-bred colt the 'TDN Rising Star' designation and an impression 4-Ragozin Number. "Mullion is a beast to look at. He showed freakish brilliance, so much...

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First Foal Reported for Dual GISW Mandaloun

Juddmonte's Mandaloun (Into Mischief--Brooch, by Empire Maker) was represented by his first foal over the weekend, according to a representative for the farm Thursday afternoon. The foal, a filly, was born at Jay Goodwin's Kentucky-based Goodwin Farm out of a mare not named in the release. The dam of the new filly is reported to be "out of a stakes-producing Gone West mare whose dam is a full-sister to [Canadian] Horse of the Year Dance Smartly and half-sister to the breed-shaping stallion Smart Strike." The bay filly is "big and...

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At 2 1/2-Year Mark, Bettors-Vs.-Baffert Lawsuit on Cusp of Getting Booted Back to Original Court

The New Jersey-based lawsuit in which a group of bettors are alleging they were cheated out of their property by Bob Baffert when his betamethasone-positive trainee, Medina Spirit, crossed the finish wire first in the 2021 GI Kentucky Derby and purportedly prevented the plaintiffs from cashing winning tickets on the runner-up is on the cusp of being transferred back to a federal court in California where it was first initiated 2 1/2 years ago. In a Dec. 22 filing in United States District Court (District of New Jersey), the judge...

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One in a Mullion: Full-Brother to Mandaloun 'Looks Like a Carter-Met Mile Type of Horse'

With the team at Juddmonte still "floating on air" after a pair of wins on Breeders' Cup Saturday, the blue-blooded Mullion (c, 3, Into Mischief--Brooch, by Empire Maker) added to a banner weekend for the international operation with a 'TDN Rising Star' performance at Churchill Downs Nov. 5. Sidelined for more than 14 months following a strong debut second--beaten just a nose--going six furlongs at Ellis Park in late August of his 2-year-old season, the full-brother to promoted GI Kentucky Derby winner and Juddmonte stallion Mandaloun proved well worth the...

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Elite Power Takes the Stage at Juddmonte

From clipping Curlin's stallion tag onto Broadway's Alibi's halter before the mare went into the breeding shed to celebrating in the winner's circle at Santa Anita six years later for the GI Breeders' Cup Sprint, Aaron West has been along for the ride almost every step of the way as the foal that resulted from that mating back in 2017 came to be known as Elite Power, a two-time Breeders Cup champion and the newest addition at Juddmonte Farm. West was working at Lane's End Farm when Broadway's Alibi (Vindication),...

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Elite Power Arrives at Juddmonte, Available For Inspection During Farm's Open House

Two-time GI Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Elite Power (Curlin--Broadway's Alibi, by Vindication) has arrived at Juddmonte Farm in Lexington, Ky, and will be available for inspection during the farm's annual open house, which gets underway on Wednesday, Nov. 8 and continues through the last day of the Keeneland November Sale on Thursday, Nov. 16, the farm announced on Tuesday. The open house will get underway daily at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m. Elite Power, who was retired after his second consecutive Breeders' Cup win on Saturday, will stand...

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Mullion, Full To Mandaloun, Makes Triumphant 'Rising Star' 3-Year-Old Debut

Juddmonte homebred MULLION (c, 3, Into Mischief-Brooch, by Empire Maker) made a triumphant return to the races Sunday to graduate in 'Rising Star' style at Churchill Downs. The full-brother to fellow 'Rising Star' and Juddmonte stallion Mandaloun raced just once as a juvenile but was denied the win by the slimmest of margins at Ellis Park last August. Un-raced since that start, Mullion got back on track for trainer Brad Cox with a tour de force over a over-matched Churchill field. Squeezed just slightly at the break, the son of...

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Elite Power's Fee Set at $50,000 for 2024

Champion Sprinter Elite Power (Curlin) will stand for an initial fee of $50,000, live foal, when he takes up stud duty at his owner's Juddmonte Farm in Kentucky after his final start in the Nov. 4 GI Breeders' Cup Sprint at Santa Anita, the farm announced on Tuesday. In addition to capturing last year's Breeders' Cup Sprint at Keeneland, the $900,000 Keeneland September yearling earned the victory in this year's GI Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. at Saratoga, the GII True North S. at Belmont Park and the G3 Riyadh Dirt...

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Tuesday Insights: Half To Mandaloun Gets Turf Debut At Indy

7th-IND, $34K, Msw, 2yo, 1mT, 5:36 p.m. Debuting for trainer Brad Cox, BADGE OF WAR (War Front) is the latest in a Juddmonte line dating back at least three generations. Brooch, herself a multiple group-stakes winner in Ireland, is already responsible for GI Haskell S. winner, GI Kentucky Derby runner up and 'TDN Rising Star' Mandaloun (Into Mischief). The dam is also a half to MSW/MGSP Caponata (Selkirk) and from the family of G1SW Emulous (GB) (Dansili {GB}) and her daughter 'TDN Rising Star' G1SP Bluestocking (GB) (Camelot {GB})....

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