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Eclipse’s Gray Magician Qualifies For Kentucky Derby

Gray Magician

By Jonathan Lintner Connections to horses on the Kentucky Derby 2019 bubble take note: Gray Magicianhas two tests left to pass before earning his way into the May 4 race at Churchill Downs. Aron Wellman, president of co-owner Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, said the recent UAE Derby (G2) runner-up is set to breeze both of the next two Saturdays […]

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Tapit’s Valiance Wins on Debut at Gulfstream


TDN 12th-Gulfstream, $42,800, Msw, 4-13, 3yo, f, 1 1/16mT, 1:42.02, fm. VALIANCE (f, 3, Tapit–Last Full Measure {GISW, $293,245}, by Empire Maker), let go at 8-1 for this unveiling despite her high-profile connections, hefty price tag and big pedigree, was away in good order from post 12 and pressed the pace from second through opening splits […]

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Eclipse Primed for Big Weekend

By Christie DeBernardis HALLANDALE BEACH, FL–Eclipse Thoroughbreds has a big Saturday ahead of them with four graded stakes runners across the globe, headlined by Current (Curlin) in the GI Florida Derby. They also have the undefeated Point of Honor (Curlin) in the GII Gulfstream Park Oaks, Gray Magician (Graydar) in the G2 UAE Derby and Ohio (Brz) (Elusive Quality) in the GI Frank E. […]

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Sequel Introduced Two New Stallions in New York


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


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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