Malathaat Miraculously Leads Home Curlin 1-2-3 in Demoiselle
Friday, December 11, 2020

Excerpt from TDN ‘TDN Rising Star’ Malathaat (Curlin) did not look like a winner through the first mile of Aqueduct’s GII Demoiselle S., but turned things around late with a surprisingly strong rally to keep her perfect record in tact. Away well from her rail draw, the 2-5 favorite settled in a ground-saving third as an eager […]

She’s a Julie Hammers for $3 Million at Fasig “Night of Stars”
Monday, November 09, 2020

  Dual Grade I winner She’s a Julie (Elusive Quality–Kydd Gloves, by Dubai Millenium {GB}) held her own during a star-studded run of mares at Fasig-Tipton November Sunday when selling for $3 million to Spendthrift Farm, who also bought Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) and Got Stormy (Get Stormy) earlier in the sale. Originally sold for $160,000 at KEESEP, […]

2020 TIEA Award Winners Announced

  The winners of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards were announced via a virtual ceremony Thursday, November 5th hosted by Studio 46 Media in Lexington, Kentucky. Jill Byrne, Vice President of Racing Operations at Colonial Downs, was once again the master of ceremonies. The Awards are sponsored by Godolphin in partnership with the National HBPA, […]

She’s a Julie Retired: Heads to Fasig- Tipton November Sale
Tuesday, October 06, 2020

  Bradley Thoroughbreds, Tim Cambron, Anna Cambron, Denali Stud, Rigney Racing, and Madaket Stables’ multiple grade 1 winner She’s a Julie has been retired from racing. The 5-year-old Elusive Quality mare will be offered as a broodmare prospect with Denali Stud at The November Sale, Fasig-Tipton’s premier breeding stock sale in Lexington, Ky., Nov. 8. […]

Denali Sells $1.1M Half Sister to Constitution KEESEPT
Monday, September 14, 2020

  A Medaglia d’Oro half-sister to leading second-crop sire and MGISW Constitution (Tapit) was the first to reach the seven-figure threshold during Sunday’s opening session of the Keeneland September sale when garnering a top bid of $1.1 million from Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm. Consigned by Denali Stud, Agent LIX as hip 58, the Mar. 21 […]

Denali Sells American Pharoah colt for $1.25 Million at Fasig Select
Thursday, September 10, 2020

  After a relatively quiet morning on the grounds of Fasig-Tipton, a fierce bidding war for an American Pharoah  colt kept the crowd at the Selected Yearlings Showcase enraptured for several tense moments as buyers fired shots back and forth in an effort to take home the son of the Ashford Stud stallion. In the end, Speedway Stables was […]

Denali Sells $700K Colt by Into Mischief at Fasig-Tipton Select

    Yearlings by prominent sires Into Mischief  and Curlin  each fetched final bids of $700,000, the second-highest price during the Sept. 9 first session of the Fasig-Tipton Selected Yearlings Showcase. Agent Demi O’Byrne acquired the Into Mischief colt consigned by Denali Stud, agent, as Hip 274. The colt, bred in Kentucky by Jeff Lewis’ Lewis Thoroughbred Breeding, is out of the […]

Mundaye Call Sets Track Record in Audubon Oaks Victory
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Excerpt from DRF Mundaye Call broke the track record in leading every step Sunday in the seven-furlong Runhappy Audubon Oaks at Ellis Park, and although the filly earned 10 qualifying points toward the Kentucky Oaks, trainer Brad Cox seemed inclined to set his sights a little lower – for the time being anyway. “That’d be […]

A Spotlight on Stress in the Era of COVID: Craig Bandoroff
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

 Excerpt from TDN Working in racing has always been a stressful occupation; a roller-coaster of emotions, triumphs and tragedies, long hours and travel. Add a global pandemic and unprecedented economic worry, with many participants fearing for their health, livelihoods and businesses, and the stress can become almost overwhelming. It’s the sort of topic many people […]

She’s a Julie Upsets Point of Honor in Ogden Phipps
Monday, June 15, 2020

Excerpt from Bloodhorse: By Bob Ehalt