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Peace Envoy to Stand at Worsall Grange Stud

Group 3 winner Peace Envoy (Fr) (Power {GB}–Hoh My Darling {GB}, by Dansili {GB}), has been retired to Worsall Grange Stud in North Yorkshire for the 2018 season. Off the mark at first asking over the Dundalk all-weather, the Aidan … Continue reading

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Week in Review: Intriguing Plot Twists Anchor Rousing Breeders’ Cup

By T. D. Thornton If this year’s Breeders’ Cup was a theatrical production, you’d have to give its cast of characters high marks for intrepid off-script improvisation. Many of the anticipated stars of the World Thoroughbred Championships flubbed their big-stage … Continue reading

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Taylor Made Launches Breeding Promo for KEENOV

Taylor Made Stallions has launched a new promotion for the Keeneland November sale called “Taylor Made Money”, which is designed to enhance value for the buyers and sellers of broodmares that are in foal to Taylor Made’s freshman stallions of … Continue reading

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‘Barman’ Out of Cup With Temp

Three-time G1 Melbourne Cup starter Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) (Yamanin Vital {NZ}), the 2014 G1 Auckland Cup hero and last out G2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup victor, will not compete in this year’s A$6.2-million G1 Emirates Melbourne Cup, after spiking … Continue reading

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Arqana December Catalogue Released

The catalogue for the four-day Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale, slated for Dec. 9-12, is now available. From a total of 953 lots catalogued, 455 mares, 174 filles, 319 weanlings and four stallions will go under the hammer. The dam … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Recorder to Montfort & Preaux

The Queen’s homebred Recorder (GB) (Galileo {Ire}–Memory {Ire}, by Danehill Dancer {Ire}) will stand at Haras de Montfort Preaux in France next year. A winner of two of his three starts, including the 2015 G3 Acomb S. at York for … Continue reading

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A Phenomenal Horse

By Bill Finley Most people figured this would be the year of a super horse. They were right and they were wrong. Super horse? Yes. Just not the one we thought. Words like “greatness” and “superstar” are thrown around too … Continue reading

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Castellano Earns Shoemaker Award

By Christina Bossinakis Javier Castellano, who nabbed the first race in this year’s Breeders’ Cup with Rushing Fall in the GI Juvenile Fillies, continued to make his presence felt through the remainder of the series, ultimately capturing the 15th Bill … Continue reading

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On-Track Handle Sets New Breeders’ Cup Record

The 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar lured a total of 70,420 fans to the seaside oval who wagered $25,181,317 on track, the highest in the history of the event, which expanded from one day to two in … Continue reading

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Raven’s Pass’s Rising Star Tocco D’Amore Takes the Finale

By Tom Frary Earning TDN Rising Star status on her six-length winning debut in a 10-furlong maiden here Apr. 9, Tocco d’Amore overcame a seven-month absence to continue the trail and register a convincing first black-type success in the process. … Continue reading

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