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Starlight Racing’s undefeated ALGORITHMS, who was retired from racing earlier this month, will enter stud at Claiborne Farm for 2013, according to an announcement made by farm representative Bernie Sams. The son of leading sire Bernardini will stand for $7,500 and will be syndicated. Trained by Todd Pletcher, ALGORITHMS won three races in three starts. […]

Undefeated in four starts, 2-year-old EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE won the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante S.-G1 in a thrilling finish.  Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE was further back than in previous starts.  Racing down the middle of the track, she set her sights on the leader, then ran down that rival at the wire.  “I thought she had […]

The impressive juvenile filly EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE remains perfect in three career starts after her 1 1/4-length score in Del Mar’s 6 1/2-furlong Sorrento S.-G3. This newest graded stakes winner for FIRST SAMURAI broke well and settled in third early on, traveling three-wide in the turn and into the stretch, she surged to the front at the […]

JUSTIN PHILLIP On August 5th, this 4-year-old colt by FIRST SAMURAI finished just a neck back in the six-furlong Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.-G1 on a muddy track at Saratoga. Never more than three lengths off the leaders, JUSTIN PHILLIP swung out wide for the stretch drive and battled to the wire for this narrow loss. […]

TDN Rising Star EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE won for the second time in as many starts when she proved much the best in the six-furlong Landaluce S. on Hollywood Park’s all weather surface July 14. Sitting behind the leaders until the turn for home, this 2-year-old filly byFIRST SAMURAI split horses then dropped to the inside for the […]

EXECUTIVEPRIVILEGE, the $650,000 OBS April sales topper by FIRST SAMURAI, cruised to a docile 4 1/2-length debut score on Hollywood Parks’ all weather surface. After a very slow start out of the gate because of a problem filly next to her, she was allowed to settle into stride in this 5 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight […]

MALIBU WAY, a 3-YO colt by FIRST SAMURAI, notched a win in the Lamplighter Stakes at Monmouth Park going 1 1/16 miles over the turf. MALIBU WAY moved up three wide on the far turn and rallied into the stretch to prevail. This is his second win in 2012 , he was beaten by a […]

The third highest priced colt at the Barretts May 2YO Sale was a juvenile by HORSE GREELEY who went for $160,000. Hip 95, a colt out of the Thunder Gulch mare, Boom Boom Bertie, had the co-fastest time of :21 2/5 for the 1/4-mile distance on preview day. Consigned by Becky Thomas’ Sequel Bloodstock, the […]

On day three of the OBS April Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, HORSE GREELEY led all freshman sires with an average of $56,333. Among the juveniles sold that day was hip 734, a filly consigned by Woodside Ranch, agent, which brought $72,000 from Peter Miller, agent.

A 2-year-old filly by FIRST SAMURAI left the ring Thursday at a price of $650,000. The filly is the sales topper at the OBS April sale. Out of the graded-placed Unaccounted For mare, Refugee. She was consigned by Eddie Woods and purchased by bloodstock agent Donato Lanni. She worked 1/4 mile in :21 flat at […]