Reeves Thoroughbred Racing

Clement Duo Eye Gotham

St. Elias Stable, Ken Langone, Steven Duncker and Vicarage Stable's Deterministic (Liam's Map), off since earning 'TDN Rising Star' status with a debut victory at Saratoga last August, could make his return to the races in the Mar. 2 GIII Gotham S., according to trainer Christophe Clement. "He won very impressively as a 2-year-old. We put him aside and he's on his way back," Clement said. "He's a very exciting horse to have, but the question is, where should we bring him back? He might come back in the Gotham....

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Thanks Supporters Of The Holiday Giving Campaign

From Nov. 28 through Dec. 31, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance collected over $200,000 in donations from its 2023 Holiday Giving Campaign to raise funds to support thousands of Thoroughbreds at 86 TAA-accredited organizations, the non-profit said in a release Wednesday. The Holiday Giving Campaign highlighted a different match sponsor each day, offering single-day sponsorships ranging from $500 to $10,000. 2023 Match Sponsors included: Mike Rogers, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Yvonne Schwabe, National HBPA, Denali Stud, Siena Farm, Donna Barton Brothers, Jack Damico, West Point Thoroughbreds, Rick Schosberg, Simon Bray, Dan & Denny...

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Stud fee for Dr. Schivel Set at $12,500

The stud fee for MGISW Dr. Schivel (Violence) for his initial season at stud at Taylor Made Stallions in Nicholasville, Kentucky, has been set at $12,500 S&N, the farm announced on Monday. Campaigned by Red Baron's Barn, Rancho Temescal, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, and William A. Branch and trained by Mark Glatt, the 5-year-old amassed a career line of 15-7-2-3, $1,347,100. He won the 2020 GI Runhappy Del Mar Futurity, 2021 GI Bing Crosby S. and the GII Santa Anita Sprint Championship in 2021 and 2023 and placed in three other...

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Bolt d'Oro Filly a Professional Debut Winner at Saratoga

5th-Saratoga, $88,000, (S), Msw, 8-10, 2yo, f, 6f, 1:11.93, ft, 3 lengths. MISS D'OR CHERIE (f, 2, Bolt d'Oro--Above Fashion {SW & GSP, $188,590}, by Paddy O'Prado) was drawn widest in a nine-strong field for Thursday's state-bred maiden at Saratoga and turned in a most professional debut effort to open her account at first asking. Outsprinted through the opening exchanges by Snarky (Redesdale), who won the break from the rail, the $300,000 OBS April acquisition showed ample early pace to sit right off the leader's flank from second. Inching closer...

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Summer Breezes: Reeves Firster Looks Dangerous at the Spa

Some of the most highly anticipated races during the summer racing season are the 'baby' races during the boutique meetings at both Saratoga and Del Mar and at Ellis Park, which attract its fair share of high-priced offspring from a variety of top national outfits. Summer Breezes highlights debuting 2-year-olds at those meetings that have been sourced at the breeze-up sales earlier in the year, with links to their under-tack previews. To follow are the horses entered for Thursday at Saratoga: Thursday, August 10, 2023 Saratoga 5, $88k, 2yo, f,...

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Making Waves: Good Things Come In Threes

   In this series, the TDN takes a look at notable successes of European-based sires in North America. This week's column is highlighted by the victory of Behind Enemy Lines (GB) (Sioux Nation) in the Cutler Bay S. at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Sioux Nation Colt Makes The Cut At Gulfstream Rockingham Ranch, Talla Racing, LLC and David Bernsen's Behind Enemy Lines (GB) (Sioux Nation) ran like a 1-9 favourite should to give his Coolmore sire his fifth stakes winner and first Stateside in the Cutler Bay S. at Gulfstream...

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Clement Adds Quality to Stable Roster at Arqana

Christophe Clement said he always looks forward to his annual trip to Deauville for the Arqana December Sale. It's a bit like stepping back in time for the U.S.-based trainer as he wanders the grounds that were once the setting of childhood summers spent working for his father, French conditioner Miguel Clement Sr. The youngest of three, Clement is still often called 'Little Clement' while in Deauville. "That always makes me laugh," said Clement, whose own son Miguel has a handle on their stable in America while his father is...

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Keeneland November Sets New Mark

The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale ended its eighth session Monday with cumulative sales of $205 million, surpassing total sales of $203 million recorded for last year's entire 10-day auction. On Monday, 260 head sold for $4,313,300, down from the corresponding session in 2021 when 260 generated $4,363,200. Average dipped slightly from $16,782 to $16,590. The median of $11,000 decreased 8.33% from last year's $12,000. Late in Monday's session, a daughter of Mshawish led the way during the first day of Book. Offered as Hip 2975, Taylor Avenue was secured...

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Big Invasion Effortless Winner of Mahony Stakes

Big Invasion (Declaration of War)'s enormous kick carried him home to a sixth victory in a row in Saratoga's Mahony S. by three effortless lengths. Coming into the race with four straight stakes victories, the GIII Quick Call July 17 at this venue among them, he was hammered down to 1-5 favoritism in his quest to continue the streak and he made it look a gift. He was equally dominant in the May 29 Paradise Creek at Belmont, William Walker at Churchill Downs May 4, and in the Texas Glitter...

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Reeves On a Roll at Saratoga

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing is enjoying a tremendous summer at Saratoga as they sit near the top of the leading owners list midway through the notoriously competitive race meet. So far, they've celebrated in the winner's circle alongside three stakes winners and an impressive debut-winning juvenile. Dean Reeves, a native of Atlanta and the co-owner of a commercial contracting company in Georgia, formed Reeves Thoroughbred Racing with his wife Patti in 2009. The couple has campaigned a long line of Grade I performers since. Reeves was on the Oklahoma backstretch with...

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Declaration of War Colt Sparkles in Texas Glitter

TEXAS GLITTER S., $75,000, Gulfstream, 3-26, 3yo, 5fT, :56.03, fm. 1--BIG INVASION, 118, c, 3, by Declaration of War                 1st Dam: Curls in Place, by Curlin                 2nd Dam: Pola's Place, by Out of Place                 3rd Dam: Pola, by Strawberry Road (Aus) ($72,000 Ylg '20 KEESEP). 1ST BLACK TYPE WIN. O-Reeves Thoroughbred Racing; B-John O'Meara (KY); T-Christophe Clement; J-Javier Castellano. $46,035. Lifetime Record: 3-2-1-0, $88,965. 2--Lucci, 120, c, 3, Not This Time--Lucky'stormwarning, by Lookin At Lucky. ($290,000 Ylg '20 FTKSEL). 1ST BLACK TYPE. O-Andrew Farm, For the People...

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Nyquist's Nitrous Channel Impressive On Debut

3rd-Gulfstream, $53,000, Msw, 2-5, 3yo, 6f, 1:10.03, ft, 2 1/4 lengths. NITROUS CHANNEL (c, 3, Nyquist--Laurenmychanelgirl, by Afleet Alex) justified his $625,000 price tag when the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale purchase (:10) produced an impressive performance here at first asking. Breaking sharply and immediately taking the early leader to task going up the backstretch, the George Weaver trainee was content to track from second to the outside. Hitting the turn under a drive, the chestnut fought off a game, but leg weary frontrunner to take the lead by midstretch. Powering home,...

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