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Monday, March 20, 2017
In the last 30 years Craig and Holly Bandoroff have developed a world-class operation at their...
Monday, March 13, 2017
The 11-10 chalk to improve on his runner-up effort behind undefeated ‘TDN Rising Star’ McCraken...
Monday, March 06, 2017
Woodford Racing's Ticonderoga ran off the bench and into the winner's circle March 4...

Denali Stud News

Monday, March 20, 2017
In the last 30 years Craig and Holly Bandoroff have developed a world-class operation at their...
Monday, March 13, 2017
The 11-10 chalk to improve on his runner-up effort behind undefeated ‘TDN Rising Star’ McCraken...
Monday, March 06, 2017
Woodford Racing's Ticonderoga ran off the bench and into the winner's circle March 4...
Monday, January 16, 2017
Flatlined, a two-time winner and never off the board in four prior outings on the Gulfstream sod,...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Craig Bandoroff has been caring for and overseeing the second career (and now retirement) of...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
No matter the sale, you’ll almost always find the name of Denali Stud among the top consignors at...
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Trainer Todd Pletcher was disappointed in Make You Look after the Breeders' Cup Juvenile...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
In two starts since moving out west, LNJ Foxwoods' Constellation has done no wrong. A...
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Tapwrit, a $1.2-million FTSAUG buy, keyed home a Todd Pletcher-trained exacta. Entered as...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Moonlight Sky, a full sister to grade III winner Sky Girl, was sold for $240,000 to top the...
Sunday, November 06, 2016
Champagne Room turned the tables on her Southern California rivals and held off a late charge from...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Author: Sara Fagan
Denali Stud once again hopes to have several sales grads represent the farm and consignment at the...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Author: Sara Fagan
Denali Stud is pleased to announce that we have topped the Fasig Tipton Saratoga Select sale with...
Monday, August 01, 2016
Author: Sara Fagan
Denali Sales Grads made a big splash this past weekend in Saratoga, with two Graded Stakes wins...
Friday, July 15, 2016
Author: Sara Fagan
Denali Stud's most recent Grade 1 winner, MELATONIN, was recently named Santa Anita's 'Horse of...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Curlina, winner of last year’s GI Acorn S.,...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Officials from Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Co., and Ocala Breeders' Sales Company on March...
Monday, March 14, 2016
Tarabilla Farm’s Melatonin (Kodiak Kowboy) stepped up to Grade I company in style
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Tepin (Bernstein) has been invited to compete in the G1 Queen Anne S.
Monday, January 04, 2016
William H. Lawrence and Klaravich Stable's FLEXIBILITY (Bluegrass Cat), a $80,000 Fasig Tipton New...
Thursday, December 03, 2015
The North American dispersal of the Estate for Sarah Jane Leigh’s bloodstock will be offered by Craig and Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud as agent during the first session of the upcoming Keeneland January sale on Jan. 11...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Gary Bush named by The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club as The 2015 Ted Bates Farm...
Monday, October 12, 2015
Denali Stud is pleased to announce that we will offer Grade 1 Rodeo Drive S. winner PHOTO CALL...
Monday, October 12, 2015
Denali Stud notched another Grade 1 winner over the weekend with HER EMMYNENCY's thrilling finish...
Friday, August 28, 2015
Hip #34, a Tapit colt out of the G1 winning mare Appealing Zophie was the first horse of the night...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
This year our Saratoga Select consignment is well represented by top sires in North America and...
Monday, June 08, 2015
  Curalina--a jaw-dropping last out winner of a $75k optional tagger going two turns on...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Long time friend and client of the Bandoroff family, Barry Irwin of Team Valor shared the exciting...
Monday, May 04, 2015
Kentucky Oaks Day is the kick off to one of the biggest weekends in horse racing in the Bluegrass...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Despite a troubled start out the gate, Yahilwa recovered and fought hard to win the G3 Sixty Sails H on Saturday at Hawthorne
Friday, January 30, 2015
Early Wednesday morning our resident mare Keertana foaled a healthy grey filly by leading sire...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Our first two foals arrived safe and sound this weekend to kick off the foaling season at...
Monday, January 19, 2015
From the Paulick Report - Keeneland January Session 1 - Stakes winner Premier Steps (IRE) sold for...
Monday, December 29, 2014
The Lewis family and Denali Stud have decided to retire Serena’s Song from breeding at the age of 23...
Monday, December 29, 2014
 Breeder's Cup Presents Fresh Faces: Denali's Next Generation
Friday, December 19, 2014
Lady Tapit, the well-bred two year old filly by Tapit out of Temperence Gift, won going a mile on...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Denali Farm and Sales graduate Danon Legend lived up to his name on Sunday, with a dominating five-length victory in the $581,000 Capella S. (G3) at Nakayama Racecourse in Japan...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Calgary Cat captured Woodbine’s Kennedy Road S. (G2) on Sunday to top a big eight-day span in November for Denali Stud grads...
Friday, November 21, 2014
My Wandy’s Girl, a multiple Grade 1 winner and Champion 3-Year-Old, topped the Denali consignment at the Keeneland November sale...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Denali Stud had a total of five horses bring six figures at the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale, led by a $255,000 colt by leading sire Malibu Moon...
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Her Emmynency, a $115,000 Denali sales grad from the 2013 Keeneland September Yearling sale, got her first stakes win in the $100,000 Surfer Girl S. Sunday at Santa Anita...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Denali Stud’s list of cataloged horses for the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale includes a colt out the Betrando mare Encouragement...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Buoyed by a $1.3 million War Front colt, Denali Stud finished the 2014 Keeneland September...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Denail Stud had the first seven-figure offering during Day 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a colt by War Front brought a winning bid of $1.3 million...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
V. E. Day’s dramatic stretch run to nip Wicked Strong at the wire in the Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga gave the colt his first graded stakes win...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Partisan Politics overcame a rough start to register a 2 ¾-length victory in the $100,000 P. G. Johnson S. Aug. 27 on the Saratoga lawn...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
V. E. Day’s rally down the Saratoga stretch carried the Denali Stud sales grad to a nail-biting nose victory over stablemate Wicked Strong in the $1.25 million Travers S. (G1) on Saturday...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Looking beyond the first day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, Denali Stud has plenty of highlights in sessions 2 through 4 running Sept. 9-11...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Denali Stud's consignment of 135 yearlings during the September 8-21 Keeneland Sale includes three fillies and a pair of colts during the first day...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Denali Stud had a trio of yearling go through the ring at the Aug. 4-5 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale, with every one of the juveniles bringing a winning bid of at least $300,000...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Buoyed by a quartet of six-figure horses, Denali Stud was once again a top seller at the Aug. 9-10 Fasig-Tipton Preferred Sale of New York-bred yearlings...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Denali Stud, the leading consignor at the Saratoga New York-Bred Preferred Yearlings Sale three years running, returns once again with a top group of 29 youngsters...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Denali Stud returns to the F-T Saratoga Select Sale for the 20th consecutive year with five promising yearlings for the prestigious Aug. 4-5 auction...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Denali Stud sales grad V. E. Day came from last in a field of nine to score a thrilling head victory in the $100,000 Curlin S. Friday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Craig & Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud is pleased to announce the promotion of Audrey Jarrett and the addition of Beth Bayer for Denali’s sales team...
Monday, April 07, 2014
After a very close third place finish in the G3 Spiral S. at Turfway March 22 where he was beaten...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Click the link below to read the Paulick Report pop quiz on Denali Stud owner Craig Bandoroff....
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
$210,000 Denali Fasig Tipton Saratoga sales yearling INIMITABLE ROMANEE scored another Graded...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Three year old Denali Sales Grads are showing much promise and lighting up winners circles from...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The 2014 edition of the Smarty Jones S., a qualifying race for the Kentucky Derby, was full of...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The catalog for the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed sale is now online, with Denali Stud offering a total of 23 lots at the Feb. 9-10 auction...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Denali Stud wrapped up the Jan. 6-9 Keeneland 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale as one of the top 10 consignors during the 4-day auction...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Denali Stud's “Reaching New Heights” 2014 is now available via the homepage on the farm's website...
Friday, November 01, 2013
The Olympics, the Superbowl, the World Series, Christmas of horse racing is finally upon us.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
When Hip No. 244 comes under the hammer at Keeneland on November 6, the world’s leading breeders will have the unique opportunity of buying the best daughter
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Buyers and consignors alike are busy preparing for the upcoming Fall Yearling Sale at Fasig-Tipton. The three day sale has catalogued a record 1,254 yearlings.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Denali Sales Grade CLEBURNE wins the Grade 3 Iroquois S. and remains an undefeated 2yo now on the...
Monday, August 05, 2013
Congratulations to owner Jaam Racing and trainer Mike Puype for ALBERT'S HOPE's win in the Grade 2...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The 2013 sales season is finally upon us...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Watch this promising pair of unraced 3-year-old colts breeze a bullet half mile together from the gate in a sizzling :46 flat, before galloping out in :59 flat for five furlongs!
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
With the sales season fast approaching, we want to keep you up-to-date with our schedule and...
Sunday, June 23, 2013
My friend Barry Irwin tells me I'm not a writer, but I guess I fancy myself as one anyway. I thought I'd share my Royal Ascot experience and the conclusion of our amazing journey with Animal Kingdom...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Author: Bill Oppenheim - TDN
It is the best week of racing anywhere in the world. There are a lot of great horse racing events—weekends and carnivals--but nothing quite rivals the racing at Royal Ascot.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Despite starting a pronounced favorite in his swan song at Royal Ascot, dual Gr1 winner and 2013 Arrowfield Stud freshman Animal Kingdom was unable to produce the heroics...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Author: Avalyn Hunter - bloodhorse.com
Animal Kingdom's quest to become the first grade or group I winner on three different surfaces--and on three different continents to boot--fizzled ingloriously June 18 in the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Author: Dan Illman - DRF
Animal Kingdom now goes to stud in Australia and will return to Kentucky for the Northern Hemisphere breeding season. He'll be remembered as a throwback, a versatile horse that won on dirt, synthetic and turf and didn't duck a challenge when healthy.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Author: TDN
About 25 minutes after walking calmly around the pre-parade ring at Royal Ascot today prior to the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes, Animal Kingdom suddenly stopped...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Author: Paulick Report Staff
Animal Kingdom came and saw Royal Ascot, but he did not conquer it.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Author: ANZ Bloodstock News
The Kentucky Derby/Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux) was the heavily backed even favorite in...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Author: JOE DRAPE, The New York Times
Queen Elizabeth II had made it look so easy. Sharing her carriage with Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, she led the royal procession
Monday, June 17, 2013
Check out Denali Stud on local news station LEX18 last night!!
Monday, June 17, 2013
A Kentucky Derby winner who also claimed the Dubai World Cup is the star attraction in the first race at Royal Ascot.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
When Animal Kingdom makes his final start on June 18 at Royal Ascot in the Queen Anne Stakes, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner will have overcome an incredible amount of adversity to compete in arguably the most prestigious meet in the world.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Author: Kelsey Riley - TDN
When Craig Bandoroff set out to develop one of Kentucky's leading farms and consignment companies in 1990, he wanted to work at the highest end of the market, and desired to trade the best quality bloodstock.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Already a Group One winner in the USA and Dubai, Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux) is set to retire to Arrowfield Stud after a tilt at the Queen Anne Stakes (Gr 1, 1m) at next week’s Royal Ascot meeting.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Author: Paulick Report Staff
Craig and Holly Bandoroff have been on the Animal Kingdom bandwagon from day one, when the son of Leroidesanimaux foaled at their Denali Stud near Paris, Ky.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
World Cup, Derby winner breezes five panels at Lambourn in last drill of his career.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Author: European Bloodstock News
Gr.1 Kentucky Derby and Gr.1 Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will write his most historic chapter on 18th June at Royal Ascot...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will write his most historic chapter on June 18 at the Royal Ascot race meet in England when he becomes the first Kentucky Derby winner to run at Ascot since Triple Crown winner Omaha in 1936.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Trainer Graham Motion reported via Twitter that Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Animal Kingdomcompleted a four-furlong gallop in :52 Thursday, May 9 at Lambourn.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Graham Motion, the trainer of Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom, decided after walking the course at Ascot this week that the Royal meeting’s opening race over a mile will be the Kentucky-bred’s target in his career finale on June 18.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Trainer Graham Motion reported via Twitter that Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Animal Kingdomcompleted a four-furlong gallop in :52 Thursday, May 9 at Lambourn.
Saturday, May 04, 2013
Author: DRF
She’s back and better than ever, if Hessonite’s seasonal debut in the Beaugay Stakes is any indication.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Author: TDN
Jockey John Velazquez, who rode Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux {Brz}) to victory in the 2011 GI Kentucky Derby, will be aboard the colt when he makes his career finale at Royal Ascot in June, Team Valor International has announced.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom and Java's War, who is being pointed to this year's Louisville classic, are among the U.S.-trained horses being considered for Royal Ascot.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Author: DRF
FAIR HILL, Md. – While Graham Motion was back at his Fair Hill training center base Friday morning overseeing his large stable, his mind rarely wanders far from England, where his prized pupil Animal Kingdom is preparing for what is expected to be his final race at the Royal Ascot meeting in June.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Author: DRF
ARCADIA, Calif. – Bourbon Bay, the winner of the San Juan Capistrano in 2010 and 2012 at Santa Anita and five other stakes in Southern California, has been retired, trainer Neil Drysdale said.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Author: anzbloodstocknews.com
The Dubai World Cup (Gr. 1, 2000m) winner Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux)is more likely to contest the Queen Anne Stakes (Gr. 1, 1m) rather than the Price of Wales's Stakes (Gr. 1, 1m2f) at Royal Ascot in June.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Classic winner and champion Animal Kingdom will stand for Aust$38,500 (about $40,000 in United States funds) when he enters stud this year at John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Hip 51, by Unbridled's Song, fetched $700,000 from Irish bloodstock agent John McCormack.
Sunday, April 07, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Darley has acquired a 29% interest in Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom, Arrowfield Stud and Team Valor International announced April 3.
Sunday, April 07, 2013
Author: DRF
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Animal Kingdom is by Leroidesanimaux, a horse bred in Brazil, and he was produced by a German-bred mare named Dalicia. Late last year, an Australian stud farm acquired controlling rights to the horse, and Animal Kingdom will retire to stallion duty there sometime in the next year.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Photos of Animal Kingdom
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux) galloped approximately 2400m and appeared more relaxed than he had in his first two days of training at Meydan.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Author: DRF
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Thirteen horses were entered Monday in the Group 1, $10 million Dubai World Cup, while the other eight stakes races on Saturday’s program were drawn with post positions assigned as final preparations ramped up for the richest race card on the planet.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Author: DubaiRaceNight.com
Team Valor's Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux {Brz}) emerged at 6:45 a.m. and was absolutely full of himself. With high action, the 2011 GI Kentucky Derby winner was all about getting down to business and likely went fast enough to record a time under normal American training conditions.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Champions Animal Kingdom, Royal Delta, and Trinniberg lead an eight-horse American delegation set to fly to the United Arab Emirates, leaving Florida at approximately 9 p.m. EDT on March 19, for races on the $27 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) program March 30.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A little more than 24 hours after turning in his final American breeze ahead of the G1 Dubai World Cup Mar. 30, Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux {Brz})departed his stall at Palm Meadows Training Center and was scheduled to arrive in Dubai Wednesday, five years to the day that he was foaled.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Trainer Graham Motion confirmed March 13 that Joel Rosario will have the return mount aboard Animal Kingdom in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on March 30.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the grass at Santa Anita Park.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the grass at Santa Anita Park.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Author: Paulick Report Staff
Graham Motion reports that 5-year-old Animal Kingdom is "angry and hungry" following his loss to Point of Entry in Saturday's G1 Kitten's Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap.
Thursday, February 07, 2013
Team Valor International's 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom will start for the first time since his thrilling runner-up finish in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) when he takes on top turf contender Point of Entry and four others in the $300,000 Kitten's Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) on Feb. 9.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom turned in a bullet, five-furlong breeze Jan. 14 at Palm Meadows Training Center as the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner moves a step closer to his 2013 racing debut.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), turned in his final work of 2012 Dec. 28 at Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida under the supervision of trainer Graham Motion.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Author: TDN
I read with interest Charlotte Weber's letter that appeared in the TDN on Dec. 21. That same day I also read the CNN article, "How Racing Became Cool" and an article in the Wall Street Journal on hand-held devices and Internet gambling
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Author: Paulick Report Staff
John Messara’s Arrowfield Stud has acquired a majority interest in the breeding rights to Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and Champion 3-year-old Male, who will begin his stud career in Australia next September and likely shuttle to the Northern Hemisphere beginning in 2014.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is on track to make his 2013 debut in the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) after an easy Dec. 11 half-mile work at Palm Meadows Training Center.
Friday, November 16, 2012
With total receipts of $6,742,400, Denali Stud again finished among the top five consignors at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will prep for the 2013 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with a start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 9, Team Valor International announced Nov. 14.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The Breeders’ Cup released the pre-entries for the November 2 & 3 championship races, and Denali Stud is once again well represented.
Friday, October 05, 2012
John Oxley's Spring in the Air (Spring at Last), sent off as the slight 4-1 choice in Friday's GI Darley Alcibiades S. at Keeneland, was unhurried in 10th through a half mile in...
Friday, October 05, 2012
We are featuring Denali Stud graduate Spring in the Air who won the Darley Alcibiades (G1) in 2012.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom will return in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, Team Valor International announced Oct. 2.
Friday, September 28, 2012
With 73 sold at the Keeneland September Sale, Denali ranked fifth by gross sales.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
NY-bred HESSONITE moves up to Grade I company Saturday in the Flower Bowl at Belmont after three consecutive stakes wins.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Book five, Denali’s last day at Keeneland, resulted in nine sales averaging $38,556 well above the session average of $27,245.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Author: DRF
It is looking more likely that 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will return to the races this fall, but where and when is something his owner isn’t ready to reveal just yet.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Selling 20 hips just over a million in total receipts on day seven ranked Denali fifth by gross and second among the top five consignors by day average at $50,300, well above the session average of $44,963.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Second the Shady Well S. in her debut, the Denali sale graduate Spring in the Air returned at Woodbine to break her maiden by 10 ¼ lengths.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Selling 23 hips on day five, Denali ranked fourth among leading consignors by gross receipts at $1,650,000.
Friday, September 14, 2012
After 21 hips sold through session four, Denali ranked fifth by gross receipts at $4,595,000 with an average price of $218,810.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Read the full Thoroughbred Daily News article
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Stakes placed in her debut this filly from the first crop
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
BOURBON BAY, 1st San Juan Capistrano H.-G2, San Luis Rey S.-G2...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Denali’s consignment produced the third highest filly of the day, hip 246 Distorted Humor-Rockcide solf for $420,000 to Steven Young, agent.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Hip No. 70, a filly by Smart Strike—Cloudburst, by Storm Cat. Consigned by Denali Stud, agent.
Monday, September 10, 2012
DAY FOUR AT KEENELAND STARTS WITH DENALI
Monday, September 10, 2012
After winning her third consecutive stakes restricted to New York-breds, Hessonite could step up in class in the
Monday, September 10, 2012
2009 Keeneland September Sale graduate HESSONITE impressively took the John Hettinger S. at Belmont yesterday
Friday, September 07, 2012
Hip 109, A.P. INDY - LACADENA sells with Denali Monday at Keeneland and will be one lucky buyer's chance to buy into a family of Blue Hens
Friday, September 07, 2012
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom continues to progress well towards a return to the races. The...
Thursday, September 06, 2012
All sorts of history was made at Del Mar Sept. 5, when Arnold Zetcher's Rolling Fog won the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. I).
Monday, August 27, 2012
Fiddler Afleet, a Northern Afleet horse bred by Hidden Lake Farm LLC Joan Simpson and Richard Gallagher
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
One of the hardest things Dr. Michael Cavey Jr., 63, has ever done in his 35 years in the Thoroughbred industry was sell Playa Maya, dam of 2010 champion 2-year-old male Uncle Mo.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Away in good form, the daughter of Freud took her cue at the top of the stretch to gain the lead and take over and win the $150,000 stakes
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Denali sale graduate PERFECT OFFICER was part of the two horse finish that left the others four...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Barry Irwin, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Team Valor International, will be the featured guest on the next “Talkin’ Horses with The Blood-Horse” live podcast at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Breeder Diane "Dede" Snowden attended the Aug. 6-7 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale with one specific purpose: to watch her flashy Empire Maker colt bring big money.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Consistently a leading consignor at the Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Sale, Denali again took top billing as the leading consignor by gross with $1,207,000 in receipts.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Overall after the Saratoga yearling sale concluded Aug. 7, Denali ranked among consignors with two or more yearlings sold
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Stonestreet and Bolton fired late at the Spa, with the session nearing its end, John Moynihan, bidding on behalf of Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stable and George Bolton, fired the final shot of $1.1 million to secure hip 91, a colt by Empire Maker.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction could close out its two-night run Aug. 7 in New York with a bang, based on the positive reviews for a number of the horses on offer.
Monday, August 06, 2012
SPRING IN THE AIR made her career debut in the restricted Shady Well S. July 15, at Woodbine.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
In the June issue of MarketWatch DENALI STUD out-ranked most of our largest competitors.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Congratulations to Denali Sales Graduates HESSONITE and INITIABLE ROMANEE, who ran 1-2 in the Irish Linnet S. Another graduate
Monday, July 30, 2012
Be sure to mark your sales catalogues to see Denali Sud’s hip 488 in the Keeneland September Sale.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Bridlewood bred, EDEN'S MOON, scores big on Del Mar Turf.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Global Power made his first start at Delaware Park a memorable one as the 4-year-old son of Pulpit held off Slip
Friday, July 20, 2012
Best of luck to the Denali Sales Graduates competing this Saturday
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
SOUL WARRIOR, sold by Denali at the 2007 Keeneland September sale and winner of the Grade 2 West Virginia Derby, sells in the inaugural paddock sale on Sunday.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Racing returns to Saratoga July 20 and Denali’s consignment for The Saratoga Sale, August 6 & 7 includes several exciting prospects buyers will not want to miss.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Zenji was third on debut over five furlongs at Maisons-Laffitte Apr. 24
Saturday, July 07, 2012
Denali will sell a Distorted Humor half-sister to Monmouth Cup S.-G2 winner RULE in September.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Kitty in a Tizzy invaded Arlington Park to capture the $150,000 Chicago Handicap
Friday, June 22, 2012
Animal Kingdom, winner of last year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), resumed galloping on June 21 at Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland as he moves toward another comeback.
Thursday, June 07, 2012
Hip 111 gets the group started, a colt by Darley’s world record holder Elusive Quality out of a half-sister to Lady Sonata-G3 and two other stakes horses, this colt is from the family of Citadeed, 3rd European Free H. and NY winner of the Peter Pan S.-G2, 3rd Belmont S.-G1 and Haskell Invitational H.-G1.
Monday, June 04, 2012
Denali Sales graduates have been lighting up tote boards in North America and Dubai this year.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
I am writing to ask for your support in the upcoming election for the Breeders' Cup board and to tell you about several things that are important to me, and for which I will be an advocate if I am elected to the board.
Monday, May 28, 2012
Jeff and Beverly Lewis, owners of Champion mare Serena's Song, have a beautiful filly by Medaglia d'Oro foaled at Denali over Memorial Day weekend.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Denali Stud is proud to continue our rank among North America's Leading Consignors of North American Graded Stakes Winners. Congratulations to all the connections of these 2012 stakes horses.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Sold by Denali to Mike Ryan, Perfect Officer needed every inch of the short Keeneland stretch to run down pacesetter Great Mills
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
2011 Kentucky Derby winner ANIMAL KINGDOM will begin jogging under tack next week as he attempts a second comeback to the races later this year.
Friday, April 20, 2012
After months on top the Paulick Report's List of Consignors of North American Graded Stakes Winners in 2011
Friday, April 20, 2012
Bourbon Bay faces 5 in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Kentucky Derby-G1 winner and Denali foaled, raised and sold ANIMAL KINGDOM was recognized by Kentucky Thoroughbred Association
Thursday, April 19, 2012
In the second race at Santa Anita, a $61,830, an allowance optional for 3yo/up, run down the hill
Monday, April 09, 2012
Hero of Order, upset winner of the Louisiana Derby (G2), has joined the probable cast for Saturday’s 88th running of the Blue Grass Stakes (G1), according to Keeneland Publicity.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Author: Porter on Pedigrees, By Alan Porter
Favored Mark Valeski could not get past a stubborn 109-1 shot April 1 in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), resulting in an unpredictable outcome.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
In 2010 the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington had 14 sessions. In the 11th, cataloged as Hip No. 3474
Monday, April 02, 2012
The 99th running of the GII Louisiana Derby would be won by Raut LLC’s Hero of Order (Sharp Humor), was let go at 109-1
Monday, March 26, 2012
The 1 1/2-mile San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) at rainy Santa Anita Park came down to the final jump when favored Bourbon Bay nipped Slim Shadey by a head on the turf March 25.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Animal Kingdom underwent a nuclear scan March 13 at Palm Beach Equine Medical Center, which revealed the start of a stress fracture in his hind end. The injury will not require surgery.
Friday, March 02, 2012
Denali was rewarded with our second group/graded stakes winner of 2012 with DO IT ALL.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Group stakes winner A SHIN FORWARD is the latest millionaire sold by Denali...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The horse that made it happen in the early stages of Denali's sales prep program
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Making all the headlines, trainer Graham Motion says it is on to Dubai after Animal Kingdom
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Her Smile, third in the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) when last seen
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Her Smile, third in the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) when last seen
Friday, February 17, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Animal Kingdom worked an easy half mile on turf in :53.44 at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida Jan. 17
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Author: Blood-Horse
Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom, who had originally been scheduled to make his 2012 debut in the Feb. 25 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT)
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Edition Farm, twice voted New York Breeder of the Year, has hired Fred Winters to assume the role as farm manager.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom, winner of last year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:01.05 at Palm Meadows Feb. 8 in preparation for his 4-year-old debut in the Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT) on grass Feb. 25.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
After ruling out an appearance at Gulfstream Park Feb. 11 in either the GI Donn H. or GI Gulfstream Park Turf H., officials at Team Valor have announced that their reigning GI Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Never before had the top two Eclipse Award vote getters in the 3-year-old male division been so much like the proverbial apples and oranges comparison, which made voting in 2011 so unique and difficult.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Last week, Craig and Holly Bandoroff, who operate Denali Stud in Kentucky, entered into a strategic alliance with Vivien Malloy’s Edition Farm, a two-time New York breeder of the year
Friday, December 02, 2011
Author: Blood-Horse
Harvey Weinstein’s Turtle Bird Stable announced Dec. 2 that grade I winner Haynesfield has been retired. A stakes winner each year he raced, Haynesfield won 10 of his 19 lifetime starts for earnings of $1,319,481.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Author: Blood-Horse
Craig Bandoroff’s Denali Stud in Kentucky and Vivien Malloy’s Edition Farm in New York have formed a strategic alliance, it was announced Nov. 30.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Trainer Graham Motion, fresh off a grade I win in the Hollywood Turf Cup, guns for another at Hollywood Park when he sends out three entrants in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes on the turf Nov. 25, including defending champion Gypsy's Warning.
Monday, November 14, 2011
As Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom resumes training for his four-year-old campaign next year, trainer Graham Motion hopes Eclipse Award voters don't forget about the colt's three-year-old season, which was cut short by an injury in the Belmont Stakes.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Overall the fifth and sixth highest prices (first and second excluding dispersal horses) Denali Stud sold Looking for $340,000 and On Demand for $310,000 on November 10 at Keeneland. Denali was the second leading consignor by gross at $1,802,000, selling 15 of 17 hips offered.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Highlighting the day for Denali on Nov. 8, was the race mare Gypsy's Warning, going to Flaxman Holdings for $1,050,000.
Monday, November 07, 2011
Bobby Flay's HER SMILE came five wide in to the stretch and rallied willingly, beaten only 1 1/2 lengths in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint-G1 on Friday
Friday, November 04, 2011
Trainer Graham Motion said Thursday that Animal Kingdom, who has not raced since finishing fifth in the Belmont Stakes
Friday, November 04, 2011
Pluck underwent successful surgery on Nov. 3 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, where he was rushed after exhibiting signs of colic a few hours before his scheduled return in the Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Pluck will make his first appearance at Churchill Downs since winning last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) when he faces a full field of fellow 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Denali sale graduateUncle Mo has been installed as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
With a great deal of activity between Lexington and Louisiville in the coming days, Denali Stud sales team is in over drive preparing for the sales starting on Sunday and continuing through most of November.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
A colt by Medaglia d'Oro out of Especially Me sold for $200,000 to Debbie Easter, agent for Peter Deutsch. Denali offered the athletic bay as hip 16 at the opening session on Oct. 24
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Sidelined sophomores Animal Kingdom and Tobys Corner were both ridden under tack for the first time since beginning their rehab at Graham Motion's Fair Hill base.
Saturday, October 08, 2011
Author: Herald Leader
If there is one thing stablemates Daveron and Gypsy's Warning have in common, it's that they've each been a little deceiving in their results this year.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Saturday at Keeneland GYPSY’S WARNING (SAF) and DAVERON (GER) go to post in the Grade I First Lady S., both are being offered by Denali at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Just days after UNCLE MO wrapped a dramatic comeback to racing by taking the Grade II Kelso at Belmont, he appears to be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Classic
Friday, September 30, 2011
Finishing up eighth by gross, Denali Stud’s Keeneland September consignment realized gross sales of $6,382,200 with an average of $80,787, outperforming the sale average of $76,511.
Sunday, September 25, 2011
With owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher watching, 2010 juvenile champion Uncle Mo blazed four furlongs in a bullet :46.57 over Belmont Park's training track for his next start in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II) Oct. 1.
Friday, September 16, 2011
After five days of selling, Denali consignments for Books 1 & 2 at Keeneland rank among the top sellers. Opening night Denali sold hip 4 for WinStar
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Vivien Malloy, owner of Edition Farm, was named Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) New York State Breeder of the Year for the second time in four years, having also won the award in 2007.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Author: Paulick Report Staff
Every week since April 4, 2011, Denali Stud has been the leading consignor of Graded Stakes Winners. “We would not be here without our clients,” commented Craig Bandoroff,
Sunday, September 04, 2011
Author: TDN
Team Valor International’s G1 Kentucky Derby hero Animal Kingdom is ready to resume training after spending 60 days on the sidelines.
Saturday, September 03, 2011
ZOW, sold for $80,000 at the 2010 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale of NY Breds, won the Gold and Roses S. at Saratoga on Sept. 2. Bred by Vivien G. Malloy
Monday, August 29, 2011
Taking to the turf in the Del Mar H.-G2 after a win on the main track last out in the Cougar II H.-G3. BOURBON BAY
Sunday, August 28, 2011
The much anticipated return of champion UNCLE MO was no disappointment.The Denali sale grad came off a four month layoff in the Grade I King’s Bishop S.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Uncle Mo's bandwagon emptied after the Wood Memorial, but it's revisionist history to deny he has talent.A year ago, two of owner Mike Repole’s 2-year-olds scored lengthy maiden victories at Saratoga.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Author: Ray Paulick
Denali Stud, the Paris, Ky., nursery owned and operated by Craig and Holly Bandoroff, has been atop the leaderboard among consignors of American Graded Stakes winners for most of 2011.
Monday, August 15, 2011
With a catalog 24.4% larger than 2010’s, Fasig-Tipton saw gains on every measure:28.9% increase in number through the ring31.9% increase in number sold83% increase in total sales38.7% increase in average price 16.7% increase in median price
Monday, August 15, 2011
A leading candidate for the Foxwoods King’s Bishop (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27, UNCLE MO turned in a breeze for his return to the races, zipping five furlongs in a bullet 1:00.34 over Saratoga’s main track Sunday under jockey John Velazquez.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Foaled and raised at Denali Stud, HARVARD N YALE was hammered down 8-15 for this maiden won in 2004 by Motivator and which saw Frankel lead home Nathaniel 12 months ago.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Anticipation is building in New York for the opening of the long-awaited video lottery terminal casino at Aqueduct, which is scheduled for later this year.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Berkshire bred Hessonite took on males for the first time in her career, and came roaring down the center of the course, collared Freud's Honor near the wire, to win by a head at Saratoga
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Denali sale graduate BOURBON BAY surged past the pacesetter Dahoud (NZ) in the stretch and won the $125,000 Cougar II H.-G3 by 2 ¾ lengths at Del Mar for his seventh win in 20 starts.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Champion and Denali sales graduate UNCLE MO worked for the second time since returning to training earlier this month, breezing a half-mile in :50.38 on Thursday on the Saratoga Race Course main track.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Multiple stakes winner ICABAD CRANE raced in behind the leaders before rallying when asked and overtaking Stormy’s Majesty at the finish line for a nose victory in the $75,000 Evan Shimpman S. at Saratoga.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Denali sale graduate, Champion 2YO UNCLE MO, took the first steps towards a return to racing Friday at Saratoga when he breezed three furlongs in a move that trainer Todd Pletcher called “perfect.”
Sunday, July 17, 2011
A $90,000 yearling sale by Denali for breeder Berkshire Stud at the 2010 Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Preferred Sale, BRIGAND is off to a solid start in racing.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
On Monday afternoon, Uncle Mo, the defending 2-year-old champion who was sidelined from the Triple Crown due to what was diagnosed as a rare liver disease, arrived in Saratoga
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom had successful surgery to repair a hairline slab fracture, Team Valor International president Barry Irwin said in a statement July 7.
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Casino Drive, a half brother to Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Jazil and Rags to Riches, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, according to the Racing Post.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Animal Magnetism - Blood-Horse, May 14, 2011 Fit for a King - Thoroughbred Times, May 14,...
Monday, June 27, 2011
Author: Blood-Horse
Team Valor International and The Vinery’s Pluck, who won last year’s Breeder's Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs, will be returned to training June 28.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
A field of eight was entered in the Regret, including four-time stakes winner Kathmanblu. The daughter of Bluegrass Cat will be making her first start since finishing sixth in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Friday, June 10, 2011
Birdrun led from start to finish going 1 ½ miles at Belmont Park to win the Brooklyn H.-G2. In doing so he beat last year’s Belmont winner, Drosselmeyer, who finished second three lengths back after being on nearly even terms at the top of the stretch.
Monday, June 06, 2011
Working seven furlongs over the Hollywood Park turf course on June 5, Bourbon Bay recorded a time of 1:26.80 in preparation for Saturday’s G1 Charles Whittingham Memorial H.
Monday, June 06, 2011
Denali foaled, raised and sold Animal Kingdom zipped a half-mile in :47.76 on the Belmont Park surface June 6 as the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner showed his readiness for...
Sunday, June 05, 2011
Author: Paulick Report Staff
BELMONT, N.Y. – Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness runner-up Animal Kingdom arrived at Belmont Park Sunday morning at approximately 7:30 a.m. in advance of a run in the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday, June 11.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Raised and sold by Denali, the Speightstown filly won a $52,000 optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up over 7 furlongs on the turf.
Friday, May 27, 2011
The Top World Rankings are compiled by a panel of handicappers, the rankings are for the period beginning Dec. 1, 2010, through May 23, 2011.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Author: Blood-Horse
Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and Preakness (gr. I) runner-up Animal Kingdom will run in the $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on Saturday, June 11, trainer Graham Motion said May 27.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Both horses could meet again in the Belmont Stakes on June 11.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Team Valor bred the 4-year-old son of Cozzene in partnership with Mme A Fabre and Denali Stud and Partners. Out of the Poliglote mare Banyu Dewi he races for Team Valor.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Kentucky Derby hero Animal Kingdom had to settle for second in the Grade I Preakness S., defeated by a half-length to front running Shackleford.
Friday, May 20, 2011
When Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom took the May 7 Kentucky Derby, he continued to validate the partnership’s worldwide approach to racing.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Now among racing's royalty, Animal Kingdom has been calm, cool and collected since he was born reports Kathleen Irwin on NBC Sports.
Friday, May 20, 2011
When longshots such as Animal Kingdom win the Kentucky Derby, they are frequently viewed with skepticism in the Preakness Stakes — and for good reason. The congested fields and sometimes suicidal early pace at Churchill Downs can produce fluky results.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is one of nine Kentucky-breds in the field of 14 3-year-olds contesting the 136th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico in Baltimore on Saturday.
Monday, May 09, 2011
Shortly before our sales graduate ANIMAL KINGDOM captured the Kentucky Derby, Denali Sales graduate STRAIGHT STORY captured the Grade III Fort Marcy S. at Belmont.
Saturday, May 07, 2011
Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom came from off the pace and roared down the stretch to win the 137th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) by 2 3/4 lengths before a record crowd of 164,858 at Churchill Downs May 7.
Saturday, May 07, 2011
DENALI STUD A “strategic partner” with Team Valor International, this farm and sales agency is based in Paris, Kentucky, and is home to all of Team Valor’s breeding stock in the bluegrass.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Raised and sold by Denali, the son of Pulpit took a 7f maiden special weight in 1:22 3/5 in his second career start. Global Power is out of the Storm Cat mare Hidden Cat and was bred by Hidden Creek Farm.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Turtle Bird Stable’s Haynesfield, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in 2010, has been honored as New York-bred Horse of the Year for the second year in a row.
Monday, April 04, 2011
A top five consignor last year on this list, Denali Stud has commandeered the top post with five Graded stakes winners this year from our sales program.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom, winner of the Vinery Racing Spiral S.-G3, was the voter’s 14th choice in the Thoroughbred Times Triple Crown poll which closed March 28 after its eighth week of voting.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Favored Doubles Partner closed with a rush in the final yards to snatch victory by a neck over Rahystrada in the $125,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf March 19 at Tampa Bay Downs.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Repole Stable’s unbeaten champion Uncle Mo, an easy winner in his 2011 debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Timely Writer Stakes at Gulfstream Park, emerged as the favorite in the second of three pools of Churchill Downs’ 2011 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
Friday, March 11, 2011
Barry Irwin, co-founder and chief executive officer of Team Valor International, has raced his fair share of star Thoroughbreds, from champions Irridescence (SAf) and Ipi Tombe (Zim) to 1989 Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) winner Prized to 1997 Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up Captain Bodgit. But Team Valor has yet to nail down a European classic win.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Come Saturday afternoon, the focus of an industry will longingly will turn from somber economic prospects to the warmth and promise of Gulfstream Park.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
The connections of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) favorite UNCLE MO announced Feb. 22 his debut will be the $100,000 Timely Writer Stakes March 12 at Gulfstream Park.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Denali sold Champion UNCLE MO continued to work in preparation for his season debut with a five-furlong workout at Palm Meadows.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Denali raised and sale graduate, KATHMANBLU solidified her position among the nation’s top three-year-old fillies with a workmanlike 1 ¼-length win the Grade III Rachel Alexandra S. at the Fair Grounds.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
PREACHTOTHECHOIR, dam of FREE ENTRY, was consigned to the 2007 Keeneland November sale. Ned Moore nabbed her for $40,000 with FREE ENTRY in utero, purchased for South American client Raul Lottero.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Barry Irwin’s Team Valor and Craig and Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud have formed a strategic alliance this week in Kentucky...
Monday, February 14, 2011
Team Valor International and Vinery Stable’s PLUCK, who completed a last to first rally to win the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G2) is on target fo the Abu Dhabi Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-G1) on May 21 at the Curragh...
Saturday, February 12, 2011
POTOSINA won the Maryland Racing Media S. at Laurel today by ¾ a length...
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Bred by WinStar and sold by Denali at the 2009 Keeneland September sale for $300,000 to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohd Al Maktoum the son of Darley’s Street Cry forged to the lead in the final 200 meters for a 1 length victory...
Thursday, February 03, 2011
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. (NYTB) has announced the nominees for the New York-bred Divisional Champions of 2010...
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Uncle Mo, the undefeated juvenile male champion of 2010, worked for the first time this year Jan. 30 at the Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida...
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Schramsberg, a regally bred son of Storm Cat out of the champion Serena's Song, registered his first graded stakes victory when he swept to a 2 1/4-length win in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap (gr. III)...
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Uncle Mo Tops Experimental at 128, Pluck Fifth at 121 and Kathmanblu among top fillies...
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Kathmanblu asserted her class through the stretch, outfinishing Excited by 1 1/4 lengths to register a popular victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Sweetest Chant at Gulfstream Park...
Monday, January 17, 2011
Call it the Bourbon Bay slam. Monday, Bourbon Bay won his fourth turf stakes in the last year at Santa Anita in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes over 1 1/4 miles on turf...
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Adirondack Summer nipped Brilliant Speed by a nose to capture Sunday’s $100,000 Dania Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park...
Friday, January 14, 2011
Mike Repole, owner of probable 2-year-old champion and early Kentucky Derby (gr. I) favorite Uncle Mo, confirmed Jan. 13 that they are leaning toward the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) for his first start of the year...
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Haynesfield, the most accomplished horse stabled in New York this winter, is in light training with no immediate plans, assistant trainer Toby Sheets said Thursday...
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Trainer Todd Pletcher has the Tampa Bay Derby (G3) at the top of his list of choices for the return of Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Uncle Mo (Indian Charlie)...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
After another successful year that brought him wins in the Suburban Handicap and Jockey Club Gold Cup along with a near miss in the Cigar Mile, HAYNESFIELD will certainly be named New York HOY...
Monday, November 29, 2010
KATHMANBLU proved her versatility by defeating six rivals on the main track in the $163,800 Golden Rod (gr. II) Nov. 27 at Churchill Downs...
Monday, November 22, 2010
Jockey Yasunari Iwata, recently returned from injury, rode lucky number 13 A SHIN FORWARD (Forest Wildcat) to a course-record victory in a thrilling blanket finish to Sunday's G1 Mile Championship at Kyoto...
Friday, November 19, 2010
Bred by Berkshire Stud, the NY-bred son of Sky Mesa was sold by Denali at Fasig-Tipton’s Saratoga Sale in August of 2009 for $140,000 to Dogwood Stable...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The recently released list of consignors of worldwide stakes winners places Denali among some very impressive companies...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The recently released list of consignors of worldwide stakes winners places Denali among some very impressive companies...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
The second highest-priced weanling – and top weanling colt – in Thursday’s fourth session of Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale was a New York-bred by Rock Hard Ten, bred by Doug Koch’s Berkshire Stud and purchased from the consignment of Denali Stud (agent)...
Friday, November 12, 2010
Consigned by Denali Stud, agent for Berkshire Stud, THE Rock Hard Ten Colt fetches $300, 000 from Westrock Stables LLC.
Monday, November 08, 2010
Excerpt from TDN Playa Maya (Arch--Dixie Slippers, by Dixieland Band), the dam of the...
Monday, November 08, 2010
Team Valor International’s homebred Pluck, foaled and raised at Denali Stud, came from last at top of the lane and used a devastating turn of foot to pick off his rivals in winning the $909,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT)...
Monday, November 08, 2010
Heavily favored Uncle Mo took over at the top of the lane and cruised to an astonishingly easy 4 1/4-length victory in the $1,818,000 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs Nov. 6...
Saturday, November 06, 2010
As we continue the series of Grade 1 winners in Denali Stud's history, perhaps no Denali graduate...
Saturday, November 06, 2010
As we continue the series of Grade 1 winners in Denali Stud's history, perhaps no Denali graduate...
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
A Denali sales yearling TROPIC STORM resold at two for $145,000...