One In Vermillion

One In Vermillion Euthanized

Grade-I winner One in Vermillion (Army Mule) was euthanized Friday at a clinic in Phoenix due to the effects of laminitis, according to his owner Jonathan Kalman, in a story posted by the DRF. According to that story, the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial S. victor had been preparing for a trip to Kentucky for the Keeneland January sale, where he was slated to go through the ring as a stallion prospect, when a farrier noticed the colt was foundering in his opposite foreleg of the injured fetlock sustained during a...

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GISW One in Vermillion Retired; Stud Plans Pending

This summer's GI H. Allen Jerkens Memorial S. winner One in Vermillion (c, 3, Army Mule--Given Star, by Any Given Saturday) injured a fetlock in early November after a workout at Zia Park and has been retired from racing, according to a report in Daily Racing Form. One in Vermillion reportedly suffered a medial fracture and has already undergone surgery, which was successful, but will not return to the races. Stud plans for the bay are still being determined. Bred in California by Richard Barton Enterprises, One in Vermillion sold...

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Unbeaten New York Thunder Tragically Breaks Down in Deep Stretch in Allen Jerkens Memorial; Longshot One in Vermillion Inherits Win

The sensationally fast New York Thunder (Nyquist) was well on his way to a fifth victory from as many starts in Saturday's GI H. Allen Jerkens S. at Saratoga, but fell when well clear at the sixteenth pole and suffered a life-ending injury in scenes eerily reminiscent of those three weeks ago when Maple Leaf Mel (Cross Traffic) catastrophically broke down just before the wire of the GI Test S. One in Vermillion (Army Mule) found his best stride in the stretch and inherited the victory at odds of 19-1....

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Baffert Vs. Locals In The Sunland Park Derby

Even with the expected scratch of Tim Yakteen's Bob Baffert transfer Fort Bragg (Tapit), the GIII Sunland Park Derby has plenty of new connections trying their hand at the available 50- 20-15-10-5 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Baffert himself brings in the non-Derby eligible Hard to Figure (Hard Spun), second to Newgate (Into Mischief) in the GIII Robert B. Lewis S. at Santa Anita Feb. 4. The local contingent is led by Henry Q (Blame)--winner of the sole local prep in the Mine That Bird Derby Feb....

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