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  • Uncle Vinny gets the win after Magna Light DQ'd for erratic stretch in the Sanford.Posted 3 days ago
  • Postponed wins the Group 1 King George at Ascot in a thrilling finish.Posted 3 days ago
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Sad to hear he was beat.
I see Stanford, Tekton & Tommy Macho are entered in the Curlin Stakes On Friday at Saratoga. Those 3 Are also entered in the West Virginia Derby on Saturday at Mountaineer along with War Story. The Haskell is Shaping Up to be a 5 Horse Field.
Shaman Ghost finishes 2nd beaten a neck behind winner Breaking Lucky in the Prince Of Wales Stakes after a troubled trip. No Canadian Triple Crown for 2015.
This list is just ridiculous
Frac Daddy has been retired due to a strained suspensory per BH. I'll miss him (the Skip Away connection), but I know SS86 will miss him even more. :( http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/93215/frac-daddy-retired-with-suspensory-strain
On July 27, Ziconic worked 4f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 51:23 (b) finishing 79/87. This is his first published work.
  • be082 · not looking promising. thats about as poor as poor can be. they cant be even thinking of running this horse anytime soon · 1 hour ago
Shaman Ghost / Breaking Lucky / Conquest Boogaloo / Danish Dynaformer super box
1st - STANFORD ! ! I can't wait to see him race Pharoah . 2nd - Iron Fist 3rd - Madefromlucky 4th - Souper Colossal 5th - Tommy Macho
I'm liking tommy macho here. He ran on belmont day in a separate race from stanford. Tommy macho went 1 1/16 in 1:40.86 handily beating tiz shea d, who recently beat a field including divining rod and Mr z, on the dame day at belmont, stanford went the 1 1/16 in 1:42+. was a strong 3rd to speightster and texas red in the dwyer in his next outing. I see a lot of weak chalk in this field.
Thanks to that ------ ------- ------ horrible bone chip from Carpe Diem , I now want 1st - Frosted 2nd - Japan 3rd - Materiality 4th - Upstart
I can't wait to see Ziconic run! Zenyatta ' s breeders are great , first Bernardini, then Tapit, Two of the top 10 best sires ever. I Also like Liscullan , Uncle Vinny, Cocked and Loaded, Shoot Craps, Found Money, Manipulated, Mayor Mac, Outwork. It's so great to see my Discreetly Mine, Uncle Mo, Colonel John , and Trappe Shot, Super Saver , and Freisan Fire , some of my classic favorites as sires.
I had expected a strong closing kick from "Hard Not to Like", but a new track record! Wow! She outdid my greatest expectations.
Dortmund, who finished third in the Kentucky Derby and fourth in the Preakness, is starting to put together a series of works after being knocked out from his spring campaign. Bob Baffert tells DRF's Jay Privman that Dortmund will keep working to get his legs going again and doesn't have a timetable as to when he will race again, but says he hopes to have him ready in time for the end of the Del Mar meet, Article on DRF
American Pharoah's connections know his first start since winning the Triple Crown will be the Aug. 2 Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I). They plan for his final start to be the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). But the schedule between those races has not been set, which is just fine with Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. So for his summer and fall campaign, Baffert will relish allowing the Zayat Stables' homebred dictate any plans between the Sunday, Aug. 2 Haskell at Monmouth Park and the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland. "American Pharoah will let us know what he can handle," Baffert said on the July 28 National Thoroughbred Racing Association media teleconference. "Right now, we're thinking Haskell. It's all about the Haskell first." The Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 29 at Saratoga Race Course and the Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 22 at Del Mar would seem like contenders for a post-Haskell run, but there are plenty of options that could even include training up to the Classic. Baffert did say plans call for American Pharoah to return to Southern California to train at Del Mar once his jaunt to the Jersey shore is complete. Article on Bloodhorse
Curlin's 20% sale (due to the dispersal of Midnight Cry's assets, see below) has been completed, with Hill 'n' Dale Farm offering the winning bid of $6,218,160. Stonestreet (Barbara Banke) retains the 80% majority of the stallion.
BREAKING NEWS: Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings Inc. and Elevage II purchased a 20% share in successful sire Curlin for more than $6 million at a U.S. Justice Department auction in May. The U.S. Marshals Service, which administers the Justice Department's Asset Forfeiture Program, reports Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings Inc. and Elevage II purchased the 20% interest in Curlin for a final sale price of $6,218,160. The sale included four breeding rights to the two-time Horse of the Year and leading third-crop sire of 2014. Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stables owns the other 80% in Curlin and under the sale terms had the right of first refusal. In the sale information provided by the U.S. Marshals, there is no indication Stonestreet opposed the purchase by Hill 'n' Dale and Elevage II. Citing the confidentiality agreement, Sikura declined comment. A call to bloodstock agent John Moynihan, who frequently represents Stonestreet in sales, was not returned Tuesday, July 28. Article on Bloodhorse
The field entered for Friday's $100,000 Curlin Stakes at Saratoga Race Course is comprised by a group of 3-year-olds each looking to forge a path to mid-summer glory. One year ago, V.E. Day successfully went the same route taking the Curlin before going on to pull off an upset victory in the Grade 1...Read More
  • Christopher Browne via Disqus · 1st - STANFORD !! I Can't wait to see him blow past this and race in a grade 1. 2nd - Unrivaled 3rd - Tekton 4th - Tommy Macho · 4 hours ago
On July 28, Lea worked 5f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 1:03:66 (b) finishing 2/5.
Godolphin Stable's Frosted put in his final work before the Jim Dandy on Saturday morning, going four furlongs in 47.91 seconds over the main track under exercise rider Rob Massey.Read More
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  • illhaveanothertriplecrown · Too bad Frosted, Japan and Texas Red aren't going after the Triplecrown winner. I don't know if they're going to what they see as a chance for the win money or if they fear him or both. This should still be a fairly entertaining race. I hope to see Materiality bounce back, and I think Frammento could surprise some people that plan to make a wager. · 1 day ago
  • Kelso5timeHOTY via Disqus · If he is right, Frosted is going to hammer this field. · 1 day ago
On July 28, Twilight Eclipse worked 4f on fast dirt at Saratoga in 51:43 (b) finishing 29/33.

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  • Danish Dynaformer
  • Shaman Ghost
  • Field of Courage
  • Scorch
  • Conquest Boogaloo
  • Cut to the Chase
  • Breaking Lucky

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