stallion prospect

After Being Pulled from Keeneland November Sale, Rich Strike Will Be Pointed to Racing

Owner Rick Dawson has changed his mind a few times regarding the career of his GI Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike (Keen Ice). One day he's coming back to the races, another day he's to be sold as a stallion prospect, the next day it's back to trying to get him back to the races. It's not that Dawson is indecisive, it's more a matter of him reacting to what is a constantly changing situation. "A few weeks before the sale we had made plans to ship him to Gulfstream...

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Tattersalls February Sale The 2023 Curtain Raiser At Park Paddocks

Barely two months have passed since the Tattersalls December Sale ended the Park Paddocks sale year, and the curtain is already rising on the 2023 sales season, as the two-day February Sale, begins on Thursday. The catalogue features a diverse group of over 370 fillies and mares in/out-of-training, broodmares, colts and geldings in/out-of-training, yearlings, and 2-year-olds. One of the highlights of the sale is consigned by Barton Sales on behalf of Lady Ogden, lot 93. A striking bay son of the late Galileo (Ire), the Apr. 26-born juvenile is out...

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Flightline to Lane's End Upon Retirement

Edited Press Release Flightline (Tapit-Feathered, by Indian Charlie), who is rated among the best racehorses in history after his momentous 19 1/4-length victory in the GI Pacific Classic this month, will enter stud as the property of a syndicate at Lane's End Farm upon the conclusion of his racing career. From a prolific Phipps family, Flightline was bred by Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm and is raced by Summer Wind in partnership with Hronis Racing, Siena Farm, West Point Thoroughbreds, and Woodford Racing. A $1-million Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling purchase from...

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Preakness Hero Rombauer Seeks New Kentucky Home

Last year's edition of the GI Preakness S. marked one of the best days of John Fradkin's life when Rombauer (Twirling Candy-Cashmere, by Cowboy Cal), a second-generation homebred for the California native and his wife Diane, took the second leg of the Triple Crown. Going off as the fifth choice, Rombauer stormed past favorites Medina Spirit (Protonico) and Midnight Bourbon (Tiznow) in the stretch to win by 3 1/2 lengths. It was the first Preakness victory for trainer Michael McCarthy and jockey Flavien Prat and the first Grade I win...

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Mer de Glace to Stand in Turkey

Mer de Glace (Jpn) (Rulership {Jpn}-Glacier Blue {Jpn}, by Sunday Silence) will stand in Turkey, Turkish Bloodstock tweeted on Mar. 30. The 2019 G1 Caulfield Cup hero was acquired by Keles Ekurisi, Ozcolak Stud and Olguner Ekurisi. Also a winner of three Group 3 races in his native land, the dark bay was bred by Northern Farm and raced by U Carrot Farm. His record stands at 19-8-2-5 and $3,950,825 in earnings. His third dam is European champion Blue Note (Fr) (Habitat), dam of fellow European highweight Blue Duster (Danzig)...

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