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First Samurai’s 3-year-old daughter Miss Sky Warrior continued her hot streak and stamped her ticket for the G1 Kentucky Oaks with a resounding 13-length victory in the G2 Gazelle at Aqueduct Racetrack April 8. Trained by Kelly Breen for owner/breeder Arlene London, Miss Sky Warrior completed the 1 1/8 miles in 1:51.71 under jockey Paco […]

Claiborne stallions Orb and Blame experienced some nice results at the recent Barrett’s select 2-year-olds in training sale. Kentucky Derby winner Orb had two offspring bring six figures at the California auction. The top seller was Hip 86, a $320,000 filly bought by Speedway Stables. Consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, agent, she is out of the […]

Minnie Blip, a 3-year-old daughter of Algorithms, powered to a dominating 7 ¼-length victory over Belle Star Park in her career debut, the eighth race at Fair Grounds March 23. Sent off at odds of 8-1, Minnie Blip secured the lead following an exciting three-wide bid in the stretch and completed the six-furlong contest in […]

Undefeated Grade 1 winner Mastery will stand at Claiborne Farm upon retirement, according to representative Bernie Sams. The three-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG) is a perfect 4-for-4 in his racing career, including dominant victories in last year’s Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity (gr.I) and Bob Hope Stakes (gr.III), and this year’s San Felipe (gr.II). […]

Claiborne Farm stallions Orb, Flatter, War Front and Data Link were among the top stars of the show during the Ocala Breeders’ Sale Co.’s March sale of 2-year-olds March 14-15. Kentucky Derby winner and promising freshman sire Orb shone brightest of all when his juvenile son fetched $1.25 million to top the first session of […]

Kentucky Derby winner Orb made headlines once again when his juvenile son fetched $1.25 million to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-old in training sale March 14. Consigned by Crupi’s New Castle, he was bought by Solis/Litt on behalf of LNJ Foxwoods and partners Nancy Favreau and Kathy Psoinos. “It […]

Grade I-winning Claiborne stallion Data Link is represented by several solid juveniles going into the OBS March 2-year-olds in training sale. Of the seven Data Link offspring consigned to the March 14-15 auction, two of them turned in especially eye-catching performances during the under tack show. Hip 466 worked an eighth of a mile in […]

A filly by Claiborne stallion Flatter turned in one of the four fastest works at the 1/8-mile distance at the opening session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2017 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training March 9. Hip No. 81, a flashy gray or roan filly, stopped the timer in […]

First Samurai was represented by his first stakes winner of 2017 when Miss Sky Warrior scored a half-length victory in the G2 Davona Dales Stakes following an impressive three-wide move on the final turn at Gulfstream Park March 4. The sophomore filly recorded a final time of 1:38.49 over a fast track in the one-mile […]

Orb was well represented in the sales ring when one of his 2-year-old sons fetched $500,000 from the China Horse Club and WinStar Farm at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale. The bay colt is the most expensive offspring to sell at public auction thus far for his young sire. Consigned by Ciaran Dunne’s Wavertree Stables, he is […]