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Current noses Henley’s Joy for Bourbon Stakes triumph

LEXINGTON, Ky. – It took 1:45.10 from the time the…

Eclipse Hits For The Cycle Opening Weekend at Belmont With 4 Wins

On the East Coast this past weekend, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners…

Shahroze Rallies From Last for Singspiel Victory

Holy Roman Emperor gelding nearly set a track record at…

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Sequel Introduced Two New Stallions in New York

Destin

Breeding, of course, is all abount families, and family connections. No one knows that better than Becky Thomas, the owner of Sequel Stallions in Hudson, New York. Her foundation stallion, Freud, was a full-brother to breed-shaper Giant’s Causeway. Her newest acquisition, the MGSW Destin (Giant’s Causeway), second by a nose in the GI Belmont S. […]

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Into Mischief Colt Wires the Field in Gulfstream Debut

Largent

TDN 9th-Gulfstream, $43,560, Msw, 3-10, 3yo, 1mT, 1:35.27, fm. LARGENT (c, 3, Into Mischief–Life in Seattle, by Unbridled) went wire-to-wire and strode clear down the lane to score a 4 1/4-length debut victory. Sent off at 8-1, the striking bay broke alertly from his inside post and took the lead into the first turn. After setting fractions […]

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Point of Honor sees Kentucky Oaks on horizon

Point of Honor

By Marty McGee DRF HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Like most everyone else, George Weaver would rather be lucky than good. If not for the fickleness of South Florida weather, nobody would yet know how good Point of Honor is on the dirt – and Weaver surely wouldn’t be one race from having a live contender for […]

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Second Chances: Standup

By Steve Sherack In this continuing series, TDN’s Senior Editor Steve Sherack catches up with the connections of promising maidens to keep on your radar. In this edition, Standup (Into Mischief), a flashy second on debut sprinting on the Gulfstream lawn last week, is highlighted. Previous runners featured in this column include: MGISW and ‘TDN Rising Star’ Paradise […]

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Total Eclipse: 2018 Top 10 Highlights & Year In Review

The calendar has turned to 2019, but we’d be remised if we didn’t take a look back on the year that was 2018 for the Eclipse stable. While there are always transition periods, rebuilding phases with the retirement of stable stars and attrition associated with the operation of any major stable, 2018 was another strong […]

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Kentucky Derby 2019 Radar: Gray Magician taking on Coliseum

Gray Magician

By Jonathan Lintner Aron Wellman, president of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, “absolutely” believes Gray Magician has potential to qualify for the 2019 Kentucky Derby. But because he’s based on the West Coast, points won’t be easy to come by for the son of Graydar, not with trainer Bob Baffert looking loaded with his crop of current 2-year-old horses. […]

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Kentucky Derby 2019 Radar: Pletcher in the mix with Moretti

By Jonathan Lintner The calendar will turn, somewhat surprisingly, with trainer Todd Pletcher’s 2-year-olds having earned two total points on the road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby. But this is the time of year when he’s known to unveil some promising prospects, and on Thursday, Moretti stamped himself as one to watch moving forward. Jockey John Velazquez traveled […]

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