September 25, 2020

Forty Niner’s pedigree legacy a gold mine

May 18, 2020 1

While fans of a certain age would remember Forty Niner’s racing career, fans of every age have benefited from his influence in pedigrees. The champion who passed away Monday, at the grand age of 35, […]

Five points to ponder: Florida Derby

March 27, 2020 0

With news of Santa Anita’s coronavirus-forced cancellation, Saturday’s $750,000 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park looks like it might be the last Kentucky Derby (G1) scoring race for a while. The Santa Anita Derby (G1) […]

Amalfi Sunrise flashes star potential in Sorrento

August 3, 2019 0

Doug Branham and Marsha Naify’s Amalfi Sunrise ranked as the 3-5 favorite in Saturday’s $200,351 Sorrento (G2) on the strength of a debut romp. Justifying that status with another demolition job, the Simon Callaghan filly […]

Pedigree power on display at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

August 6, 2018 0

Fasig Tipton’s 98th Saratoga Sale features a 255-strong catalog of yearlings, highlighted by blueblood offspring of such major sires as Curlin, Medaglia d’Oro, Tapit, and War Front as well as a first-crop brigade headed by […]

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