Sacred Life

MGSW/MGISP Sacred Life Sires First Foal

9-year-old stallion Scared Life (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), a multiple graded-stakes winner and third in both the GI Arlington Million and the GI Makers Mark Mile, was represented by his first foal Feb. 21. The colt, out of the mare Fire Assay (Medaglia d'Oro), was born in Kentucky according to War Horse Place. Sacred Life, retired after the 2022 Arlington Million, stands at Kentucky's War Horse Place for $2,000 alongside Hog Creek Hustle (Overanalyze), Rombauer (Twirling Candy) and Smooth Like Straight (Midnight Lute).

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'Colonel' Looks for Pegasus Turf Repeat

As is the case in the day's feature event on the main track, Gulfstream's GI Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational highlights a returning champion in the form of Robert and Lawana Low's Colonel Liam (Liam's Map). Following a neck win in the 2021 renewal of the nine-furlong test, the Todd Pletcher trainee added a win in the GII Muniz Memorial Classic at the Fair Grounds in March before finishing on even terms with Domestic Spending (GB) (Kingman {GB}) in the GI Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic at Churchill Downs in...

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'Brown' Can Spoil The 'Party' at Old Hilltop

Making the second start of his current form cycle and drawn perfectly to make best use of his primary asset, Somelikeithotbrown (Big Brown)--whose sire stormed home to win the 2008 GI Preakness S. by better than five lengths--can play the role of upsetter in Saturday's GII Dinner Party S. at Pimlico. The New York-bred toyed with his rivals from the front to upset last year's GII Bernard Baruch S. at Saratoga, but was ridden from off the pace when this event was contested last October and settled for second. The...

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Brown Packs Triple-Punch in Churchill's Turf Classic

A fixture in the highest level grass events on racing's biggest days, Chad Brown offers a three-pronged attack in Saturday's GI Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic S. Listed at 7-2 on the morningline is Rockemperor (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}), a close-up second in Santa Anita's GII Charles Whittingham S. May 23, but subsequently demoted to third, followed by another runner-up finish in Belmont's GI Manhattan S. July 4. Sacred Life (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) has proven consistent if not sparkling since his arrival in the U.S. last season. Second in...

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Brown Trio Tough in Pegasus Turf

The winner of the inaugural renewal of the GI Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational S. with newly crowned Horse of the Year Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway), the Chad Brown-trained triumvirate of contenders offer an imposing line of attack in giving the four-time Eclipse Award winning trainer his second consecutive edition of the Gulfstream race. The graded-stakes winning Instilled Regard (Arch), Without Parole (GB) (Frankel {GB})-winner of the 2018 G1 St. James's Palace S.--and the up-and-coming Sacred Life (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}) appear to have the trainer's bases covered. "His first...

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Brown's Triple Turf Threat

In last year's inaugural GI Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational S. at Gulfstream Park, Chad Brown brought a single gun to the fight. In fact, it was more of a cannon. Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway) made short work of his rivals that day--winning by 2 ½ lengths--and proceeded to carve out a championship-worthy season consisting of five additional graded wins, including the GI Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita. Looking at this season's Pegasus World Cup Turf, Brown-who is favored to add his fourth...

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