Trust Fund

Leofric's Canigetaloan Becomes Sire's First Stakes Winner in Aspirant

Canigetaloan (Leofric) had to lay it all down, but gamely managed to fight off a familiar foe in a wild finish to break his maiden, score his first black-type victory in the Aspirant S., and tally the first stakes winner for his freshman sire (by Candy Ride {Arg}) all at once. Debuting in the same Aug. 11 state-bred maiden at Saratoga as Trust Fund (Practical Joke), who would go on to win by 2 1/4 lengths, Canigetaloan came out on the better end of the photo for second and would...

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$380K Violence Colt Leads the Way During Solid Start to Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Yearlings Sale

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - The Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale gained momentum throughout its opening session, ending with figures ahead of last year's opening session after a brisk evening of just 100 catalogued head. A colt by Violence brought the night's top price when Chris Baccari, bidding alongside trainer Ken McPeek, went to $380,000 on behalf of country singer Toby Keith. The yearling was consigned by Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa. A total of 53 yearlings sold Sunday for $5,999,000. The average of $113,189 was up 5% from last year's...

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Practical Joke's Trust Fund Scores at First Asking in Saratoga

7th-Saratoga, $88,000, (S), Msw, 8-11, 2yo, 6f, 1:12.00, ft, 2 1/4 lengths. TRUST FUND (c, 2, Practical Joke--Mo Savings, by Uncle Mo) played a bit of bumper cars with Inonit (Include) at the jump after rival drawn farther out veered in on them, but managed to recover well enough to lock horns in a speed duel before then taking over the lead approaching the half in :45.85. Four wide and driving on a clear advantage coming for home, Trust Fund kept to his task to come in 2 1/4 lengths...

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