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Bloodlines Presented By Walmac Farm: All Lines Lead To Tapit Among Weekend’s Juvenile Graded Winners

Tapit, the near-white son of Pulpit (by A.P. Indy), reaffirmed his position as one of the most significant sires and pervasively important grandsires in contemporary breeding with the results of racing for 2-year-olds over the weekend. The three-time leading national sire figured closely in the pedigrees of juvenile graded stakes winners V V’s Dream at […]

Bloodlines: Patience Paid Off On Many Levels For Nutella Fella, Sire Runhappy

Was anyone cheering as hard for Nutella Fella in the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga as racing man and sports gambler “Mattress Mack” McIngvale? Jim McIngvale bought and raced the winner’s sire, champion sprinter Runhappy, a bay son of Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver (by Maria’s Mon). McIngvale had famously backed Runhappy at good […]

Bloodlines Presented By Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders And Owners Association: Travers Stakes Result Extends Rivalry Between Arrogate, Gun Runner

Seven years ago, a gray colt named Arrogate (by Unbridled’s Song) won the Grade 1 Travers Stakes in a galloping tour de force on his way to becoming the season’s champion 3-year-old colt, and on Aug. 26, a gray colt from the second crop by Arrogate followed suit by winning the Saratoga centerpiece. Arcangelo has […]

Bloodlines Presented By Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders And Owners Association: Henry Longfellow More Poetry In Motion For Deep Family

Through every fibre of my brain, Through every nerve, through every vein, I feel the electric thrill, the touch Of life, that seems almost too much. Thus, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow expressed the feelings of joy and youthful exuberance in his poem “A Day of Sunshine,” and the unbeaten 2-year-old colt named Henry Longfellow caught a […]

Bloodlines: Dreamfyre Sparks Flameaway’s Bid In The Freshman Sire Race

In the great race toward sire success, the first thing that a freshman sire needs is to get a stakes winner on the board, and the only thing better is getting the winner of a graded stakes. That’s exactly what has happened for Darby Dan stallion Flameaway (by Scat Daddy), whose his first-crop daughter Dreamfyre […]

Bloodlines: Brightwork’s Adirondack Victory, And The Uncle Mo Sire Tree

Brightwork’s victory in the Grade 3 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga made the daughter of Outwork (by Uncle Mo) a second graded stakes winner for her sire, who won the G1 Wood Memorial in a brief racing career, winning three of his five starts. A fourth-crop sire in the same group as freshman leader Nyquist (Uncle […]

Bloodlines Presented By McKenna Thoroughbreds Broodmare Reduction: Geaux Rocket Ride Forges New Paths For Best, Bernhards

When trainer Richard Mandella sent three-time starter Geaux Rocket Ride (by Candy Ride) all the way across the country to Monmouth Park for the Grade 1 Haskell Stakes, perceptive handicappers and racing fans took note. However, with Kentucky Derby winner Mage (Good Magic) and the unbeaten Arabian Knight (Uncle Mo) headlining the race lineup, the […]

Bloodlines: Saratoga Stakes Spark Third-Crop Sire Race For Practical Joke, Danzing Candy

A pair of third-crop sires sent out the racers who won Saratoga’s graded stakes for juveniles last week: the Grade 3 Sanford and the G3 Schuylerville. Yo Yo Candy (by Danzing Candy) won the Sanford for his second victory from three starts, and the California-bred colt had come into the race following a third-placing in […]