Bucchero Relocating To McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds

Bucchero (Kantharos), the sire of the current 2-year-old stakes winners Book'em Danno and Mattingly and of the stakes-placed and GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint fifth-place finisher Shards, will take up residence at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds for the 2024 breeding season for a fee of $7,500. After breeding 471 mares while standing for five seasons at Pleasant Acres Stallions in Florida, Bucchero will join a powerhouse New York stallion lineup alongside Central Banker and Solomini. "Traditionally, New York breeders have not had the opportunity to breed to a new...

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Bucchero Colt Goes Deep In Hollywood Beach

Mattingly (Bucchero) gave his young sire a second juvenile stakes winner in 2023 and his third black-type winner overall with a good-looking victory in Saturday's Hollywood Beach S. over the Gulfstream synthetic surface. Purchased for $70,000 out of this year's OBS March Sale with the objective of sending him over to Royal Ascot--where his sire was a strong fifth to Blue Point (Ire) (Shamardal) in the 2018 G1 King's Stand S.--Mattingly debuted in the May 13 Royal Palm Juvenile S., finishing runner-up to No Nay Mets (Ire) (No Nay Never),...

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Second Episode of An American Dream Released

The second episode of An American Dream: The Return to Royal Ascot, a series following American Harlan Malter's ambitious quest to return to Royal Ascot with a horse sired by his G1 King's Stand S. runner Bucchero (Kantharos), was released by Great British Racing International (GBRI) and Ascot Racecourse on Sunday. The new episode follows Malter and Florida-based trainer Joe Orseno as they attempt to win Gulfstream Park's inaugural Royal Palm Juvenile S. with Mattingly (Bucchero), who finished second to No Nay Mets (Ire) (No Nay Never) in the automatic...

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