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Malibu Moon

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Malibu Moon

What the Nation is saying about Malibu Moon...

The sale-topper became one of the highest-priced horses in the history of the Barretts March Select Sale Monday.Read More
  • amino998 · Median price up 12%, average up double that. Looks like the success of last year’s toppers Corfu, Havana and Diamond Bachelor was good for business. · 47 days ago ·
They didn't come by way of Cupid's arrow, but several 2-year-olds up for sale next month in Pomona are fantastic prospects.Read More
  • BrianZipse · I'll meet you out there, Andrew ... I'm bringing my checkbook ;-) · 65 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · The unbeaten 3YO Exit Stage Left came out of this sale last year. He sold for $100,000 and he is a NJ-bred. · 64 days ago ·
Scoring resumes in the Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct on SaturdayRead More
Malibu Moon will stand for $95,000 in 2014, up from $70,000. Other new Spendthrift fees include Awesome Patriot ($3,500), Into Mischief ($20,000), Jimmy Creed ($12,000), Liaison ($10,000), Tizway ($15,000), etc.
  • rafirox · Into Mischief has a somewhat modest price- considering his success- including Goldencents in his first crop. I was not aware Jimmy Creed reitred. · 173 days ago ·
Only two Saratoga Special winners, Chief's Crown (1984) and Favorite Trick (1977) have continued on to claim a Breeders' Cup Juvenile victory. Will Cofu's natural talent carry him to Championship honors?Read More
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  • travel_vic · The road to fame is littered Generously, by the way, with loads of babies that tapped out or were burnt out by their over ambitous trainers...Wait...You can never tell. · 249 days ago ·
  • DAVIDM9999 · I do hope Corfu stays sound while continuing to learn and develop. I saw him at SAR in his heavily backed debut. I thought he was beat when a Clement horse made a bold run at him. I bet Wired Bryan on top in the exacta and was again sure he was going to yield late. Corfu has some gameness. I love your race description especially the use of “flared nostril”. That described the closeness perfectly. · 249 days ago ·
i think he has produced more success in fillies/mares than colts. his only succesfull colts are Orn, Freedom Child, and Prospective.
While it was a pair of sharp first-timers in Conquest Two Step and Jake’s Magic Hat who looked very good as they cruised to victory today in Louisville, and New York, don’t look past the two horses who finished full of run to be second, Ride On Curlin and None Like Nolan. All four will likely have s...Read More
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  • jimmy.powell.395 · Curlin had another really good win yesterday, a first time out winner for Bob Baffard- SOCIALBUG a the. · 272 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · Twang's nice maiden win is further proof of the strength of that June 21 MdSpWt at Churchill Downs. · 267 days ago ·
As dominant as Kauai Katie has been sprinting, Monday's Acorn Stakes should represent a major challenge.Read More
Jennifer Patterson, assistant trainer to Shug McGaughey and exercise rider for Kentucky Derby winner Orb, talks candidly about the 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon.Read More
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  • travel_vic · If one recalls the Triple Crown winners, and a few that just missed: these race hardly took a thing out of them. THey were monsters eating holes in their feed tubs and almost kickly down the stalls between races. IF, for no other reason, the Derby winner IS showing many of the signs of those who did hit the triple or who just missed. · 339 days ago ·
  • travel_vic · remember this is a new race, made up of new pace pressures over a speed favoring track. FORGET the Derby. · 339 days ago ·
A sire I’ve long considered to be one of the best in America, Malibu Moon is now in position to become the toast of the bluegrass, as his talented sons look to make America’s Triple Crown their own personal playground.Read More
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  • nayrod64 · I'm a huge fan of Mr. Prospector and any bloodlines relating to him. He's a late bloomer but better late than never. · 342 days ago ·
  • kay.robinett · I can have only the greatest respect for stallions like Malibu Moon and Dynaformer, who start out with modest mares at modest stud fees in regional markets and EARN their way to Kentucky and top mares and top stud fees. · 342 days ago ·
Malibu Moon has produced some nice three year olds this year (Orb, Freedom Child, Kauai Katie, Magical Moon, Cue the Moon, etc.)
Trainer Shug McGaughey and Jockey Joel Rosario combined to win their first Kentucky Derby when the 5-1 favorite Orb closed from a distant 16th place over the sloppy Churchill Downs track to take the Run for the Roses. Read More
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  • Jay S. · Congrats to Shug and Orb. I couldn't be any happier for them. They represent the sport incredibly well. · 350 days ago ·
  • nayrod64 · I'm so happy for Shug, well deserved win. I love the fact that Orb kept pulling on the reins after finishing. He wanted to run. Awesome race and all the horse's did good. I'm more happy that they were all safe and sound. · 349 days ago ·
There are moments in our lifetime and moments in history where time stands still and where the pure brilliance of one person, one event, or one horse exceeds the seemingly unbelievableRead More
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  • ScottDick · I really think this is the horse to end the Triple Crown drought! · 350 days ago ·
  • jpinkertoncook · Nice piece, Scott! Actually, Itsmyluckyday was my early Derby pick until Orb ran by him like he was standing still. I was flipping between Orb and Revolutionary right up until post time, but Orb, man he looked good in the post parade. Killer. So much fun to watch!! · 350 days ago ·
Which stallions and post positions were hot April 10 – 14? Read More
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  • travel_vic · I don't like the polycrap, it smells, gums up tails and throats etc., BUT since it is the surface I see everyday, I play it....I have a theory that the nature of a polytrack surface has to do MORE with the daily fluctuation in temperature and the drainage of the cushion MORE than the top surface itself, AND when it is close to wearing out, the front end bias is extraordinary.......Since about 10 tons of Jelly cord has been added here over the last two weeks, speed should NOT be to big a factor this weekend at Woodbine where just about all the races will be sprints. · 368 days ago ·
  • amino998 · That's news that Woodbine players can use. · 368 days ago ·
As I go through and look at the potential contenders for the Derby and the Oaks and their pedigrees, it gets me thinking – if money wasn’t an issue and I owned a mare, which sire would I have her bred to?Read More
  • cocoa2 · Speightstown seems to be based off his wives, as far as distance goes. Haynesfield was out of a distance running mare while Speightstown's sprinters are usually out of sprinters. He is a good pick for any mare, but if you're looking for a colt who wants 10f and the mommy only wanted 8f, I think Hat Trick or Street Cry would be your man. · 373 days ago ·
this horse has best pedigree than any other horse gas? A.P.Indy, Seattle Slew, Mr.Prospector, Raise A Native, Bold Reasoning, Secretariat, Gold Digger and Green Dancer, he was bred for longer distance? what else more do you want ?
The big three of Itsmyluckyday, Orb, and Shanghai Bobby promise to make the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park affair as big as any Derby prep race this year.Read More
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  • Sysonby · Big LIKE to Mary Z! · 394 days ago ·
  • Mary Z. · Thanks, Sysonby. I love horse racing now, and I know there are problems. I have a gap of lost time from 1980-1998, and it seems that those years are when changes in stakes distances, number of starts, medications allowed occurred. · 394 days ago ·
While two-year-olds in training may or may not be your thing, I find it extremely helpful and interesting to see that all of the youngsters in the sale can be seen working out on video. Hopefully you will find watching these youngsters working out, brief as they may be, as interesting as I did. Than...Read More
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  • bigbill859 · 998 y did not bet having fun i will show y this weekend he is at my house 'eton blue': who do you like · 410 days ago ·
  • travel_vic · I would like to be able to understand what you post. · 410 days ago ·
Another great looking 2 year old from Malibu Moon...Hip #27... Check out on YouTube. Look up "Barretts 2013 March Sale Hips 1-34". Forward video to #27. He is shown running 1/4 in :20 4/5.
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  • amino998 · ghelguera says he's a month away from a start. Hello, Travers? · 411 days ago ·
  • Lisa111 · I'll believe it when I see it. Hope its true and thats he's healthy and ready. · 411 days ago ·
Orb, under John Velasquez, circled four wide on the turn to collar Violence late in the Grade 2 affair, and edge on by to win by a half-length over the 3-5 favorite. Read More
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  • icyhotboo · "Orb won, but Violence ran a better race. adaman" Along with Danni's eplanation I agree... I don't know exactly if this was the point in time that Violence became hurt, but in the stretch he pretty much stopped running, then when challenged he came on again, this I've seen many times in many races, but is me or was his stride different at that point? · 418 days ago ·
  • icyhotboo · "DeadHeat" I have no personal interest in who is more accurate, but I use Brisnet SF for the past 2yrs. I remember Andy from the NY circuit, one couldn't ask to be in the company of a more engagening person, but I don't have faith in his SR any more. · 418 days ago ·

Malibu Moon - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details05/31/99Malibu Moon1stBHP45 fDMSW 2 MMalibu MoonFamily HeroTerror To Go0:57.41
View Details04/30/99Malibu Moon2ndBHP34 1/2 fDMSW 2 MRock OMalibu MoonDelight Of Summer0:51.03