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Hay Dakota Upsets Commonwealth Turf

Alice Metler’s Chicago invader Hay Dakota charged home down the center of Churchill Downs‘ Matt Winn turf course under jockey Denny Velazquez to upset 3-1 favorite Bondurant by a neck in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds Nov. 12. Watch Video Scholar Athlete, who led until the final yards, was another half-length back in… Read more »

Difamante First Winner for Bullet Train

Crestwood Farm freshman sire Bullet Train , a three-quarters brother to undefeated European champion and hot young sire Frankel, was represented by his first winner Aug. 6 when Difamante went from last to first in his career debut at Gulfstream Park. Bullet Train, a 9-year-old son of Sadler’s Wells out of Kind, by Danehill, stood… Read more »

Bullet Train Gets First Stakes Winner

Crestwood Farm’s freshman sire Bullet Train got his first black-type stakes winner when Whiskey Train raced from near-last to first in the $75,000 Armed Forces Stakes at Gulfstream Park Oct. 1. Owned by Road Trip Racing and trained by Laura Cazares, the Armed Forces was Whiskey Train’s first win in two starts. The bay gelding… Read more »

Curlin to Mischief’s Half Brother brings 3 Million at Keeneland Sept. Sale

Clarkland Farm hit another home run at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14 when a half brother to three-time champion Beholder and to grade I winner and sire Into Mischief was purchased by M. V. Magnier for $3 million on behalf of Coolmore Stud interests. The Scat Daddy yearling colt, Hip 454, was produced… Read more »

Curlin to Mischief to Stud

SAN MIGUEL, Calif. — Curlin to Mischief (Curlin–Leslie’s Lady, by Tricky Creek), an unraced half-brother to two-time champion Beholder and Into Mischief, will be retired to stud in 2016 at Rancho San Miguel in San Miguel, California, Feld Family Stallions announced Wednesday. In homage to Beholder and Into Mischief’s owner Spendthrift Farm, there will be… Read more »