Bobby Flay is no stranger to succeeding at The Saratoga Sale, where he sold a $2 million full sister to graded stakes winner First Captain Aug. 9 to West Point Thoroughbreds, Woodford Racing, and 3C Stable.
The colt (Hip 202) became the highest-priced yearling during the two-day The Saratoga Sale and is the second seven-figure Gun Runner yearling bought by Coolmore's M.V. Magnier, who acquired this colt with Peter Brant.
Coolmore's M.V. Magnier went to $1.4 million to land a chestnut Gun Runner colt (Hip 186) out of the Giant's Causeway daughter Flag Day. The mare, though unraced, hails from the family of multiple grade 1 winner Diversify.
Lane's End sold the $1.25 million colt out of the winning Union Rags mare Dothraki Sea, a half sister to grade 1 winner Dixie Chatter and to grade 3 winner Rumor. The colt was the seventh seven-figure yearling to sell on Day Two of The Saratoga Sale.
Gainesway sold the Into Mischief filly (Hip 166) out of graded stakes winner Curlin's Approval for $1 million to Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Plantation. Bridlewood Farm and trainer Happy Alter bred the filly. Alter bred and raced Curlin's Approval.
Taylor Made Sales Agency sold a bay Curlin filly (Hip 151) for $1.05 million to Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Whitehorse Stables. The filly is out of multiple grade 1-placed winner Cassies Dreamer.
Gainesway sold the filly out of grade 1 winner Paola Queen to Kohki Maeda. The filly was bred in Kentucky by Don Alberto, making her the breeder's second yearling to sell for more than a million dollars Aug. 9.
A filly (Hip 126) bred by celebrity chef Bobby Flay is out of grade 3 winner America. She became the first horse at the sale to reach the $2 million mark. She was followed by a $1.75 million Curlin colt (Hip 127) out of grade 1 winner Angela Renee.
Seven hips into Day Two of The Saratoga Sale Aug. 9, the Medaglia d'Oro colt out of grade 3 stakes winner Walk Close became the fifth seven-figure yearling at Fasig-Tipton's select yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The undefeated Flightline remains in the top spot for the seventh consecutive week with 332 votes. Flightline is scheduled to start next in the Sept. 3 TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar.
Isolate used his blazing speed to dominate the $135,000 Tale of the Cat from start to finish on Wednesday at Saratoga. Isolate cruised to a six-length victory over Repo Rocks while also giving Tom Amoss the 4,000th winner of his 25-year training career.
Alvin Miller knows what it's like to bring a longshot to the Dan Patch Stakes. He also knows that anything is possible, even for a longshot.
Isolate tomó la delantera desde la partida y no dio chance a sus rivales de turno para ganar de punta a punta el Tale Of The Cat S. ($135,000), competencia de 7 furlongs para ejemplares de cuatro o más años que fue la prueba más importante de la reunión del miércoles 10 en Saratoga.
The California Horse Racing Board has rescinded a requirement that journalists be licensed in order to access backstretches of the state’s racetracks, two days after first issuing the requirement, which was to go into effect at the beginning of September.
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The Coolmore connections of M.V. Magnier, Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith have purchased an interest in the unbeaten Gulfport, who goes for his third straight victory in Saturday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special.
Chad Brown, still in search of his first victory in the race, will send out the top filly Regal Glory against four males in the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap, a one-mile turf feature on Saturday’s card at Saratoga.
TimeformUS horses in focus for Friday, Aug. 12
En esta oportunidad les indicaremos nuestras recomendaciones para el Late Pick 4 del día jueves 11 de agosto en el hipódromo de Del Mar.
DRF presenta La Carrera del Dia, un micro en el que Roberto Rodríguez y Ramón Brito ofrecen sus detallados análisis y pronósticos sobre dicha competencia.