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First Foal for Laoban is a Colt

on 01/18/2018 5:16 PM
Graded stakes winner Laoban, a son of Uncle Mo, was represented by his first reported foal Jan. 17, a bay colt foaled at Saratoga Glen Farm.
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Gray Colt is Anchor Down's First Foal

on 01/18/2018 4:15 PM
Multiple graded stakes winner Anchor Down, a miler by leading sire Tapit, was represented by his first reported foal Jan. 16, a gray colt born at Phoenix Farm near Georgetown, Ky.
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Winter Lightning Takes UAE One Thousand Guineas Trial

on 01/18/2018 4:15 PM
Winter Lightning, a half sister to multiple group 1 winner Thunder Snow, highlighted the second night of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Jan. 18, when she edged out Rayya in a pulsating finish to the UAE One Thousand Guineas Trial at Meydan.
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Den's Legacy's First Foal Arrives in Ontario

on 01/18/2018 3:15 PM
Colt born Jan. 16 was bred by Al and Bill Ulwelling
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Blue Grass, Ashland Highlight Keeneland Spring Meet

on 01/18/2018 3:15 PM
Keeneland announced Jan. 18 its 2018 spring meet will offer 16 stakes worth a season record $4.4 million in purse money.
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Flashy Colt is Mshawish's First Reported Foal

on 01/18/2018 3:15 PM
Mshawish is the only Medaglia d'Oro runner with grade 1 wins on dirt and turf.
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Little Red Feather Hires Sean Feld as Consultant

on 01/18/2018 3:15 PM
Little Red Feather Racing announced Jan. 18 it has hired Sean Feld as a consultant.
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Early Nomination Deadline Set for 2018 Triple Crown

on 01/18/2018 3:15 PM
Nominations of talented and promising 3-year-old Thoroughbreds to compete in the races of the 2018 Triple Crown are due Jan. 20.  
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Owner West Sees More Maturity in West Coast

on 01/18/2018 2:12 PM
Tom Pedulla recently spoke to owner Gary West about West Coast, a newly turned 4-year-old viewed as one of the top threats to upset Gun Runner In the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1).
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TOBA January Member of the Month

on 01/18/2018 2:12 PM
This past fall, Bar of Gold chose the perfect moment to shine. A New York homebred for Chester and Mary Broman, Bar of Gold upset the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) at odds of 66-1.
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Darby Dan Promotes Houlihan to Director of Sales

on 01/18/2018 1:12 PM
Darby Dan Farm has named Hunter Houlihan as its new Director of Sales following a successful Keeneland January sale that included the Day 1 session-topper for Darby Dan Sales.
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Lages Named Chief State Steward in Delaware

on 01/18/2018 12:12 PM
Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chairman W. Duncan Patterson announced Jan. 18 that the promotion of James Lages to the position of chief state steward.
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New York Considers Claiming Rule, Medication Changes

on 01/18/2018 12:12 PM
State regulators in New York are proposing new regulations permitting ownership transfers in a claiming race to be voided if a Thoroughbred horse is discovered to be lame after a race.
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Global Sprint Challenge Suspended for 2018

on 01/18/2018 12:12 PM
The Global Sprint Challenge is suspended for 2018 because of recently imposed restrictions on horse movement between Australia, where the series was to start with the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (G1) Feb. 17, and Hong Kong, its end point.
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Northeast/Mid-Adlantic Regional: Best Foot Forward

on 01/18/2018 10:11 AM
Growing up on the outskirts of Atlanta, Shawn Mullis learned horseshoeing from his father, “one of those old-school cowboy guys,” according to his son. “He was a 1960s model.”
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What's Going on Here: Party On

on 01/18/2018 9:10 AM
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend offers us the opportunity to extend birthday wishes to a pair of pioneers and congratulations to a pair of new trailblazers in the Thoroughbred industry.
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Seeing the Glass Half Full at the Thoroughbred Classic

on 01/17/2018 10:54 PM
The team behind the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show would love to see their 2018 edition of their annual Holiday Classic event go off without a hitch.
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Beau Recall Headed to the Hillside for Las Cienegas

on 01/17/2018 9:52 PM
Beau Recall has been racing in two-turn races since she arrived in the U.S. last year, but will try sprinting in her 4-year-old debut Jan. 20.
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Barretts January Sale Topped by 2-Year-Olds

on 01/17/2018 9:52 PM
Adrian Gonzalez's Checkmate Thoroughbreds sold three of the four highest-priced horses at the Barretts mixed sale Jan. 17 in Pomona, Calif. All were 2-year-olds and went to three different buyers.
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Owner/Breeder Josephine Gleis Dies at Age 105

on 01/17/2018 7:49 PM
Owner and breeder Josephine Gleis died Jan. 14 at the age of 105 surrounded by her family at her home in Newport Beach, Calif., according to her grandson, Rick Hausman.
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