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Clothes Fall Off: G2 Barbara Fritchie S. recap

Clothes Fall Off turned in her best performance in nearly a year in Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie H. (G2) at Laurel Park... Read More...

Return to Barbara Fritchie S. (G2) for Clothes Fall Off

After running a solid second in last year's Barbara Fritchie S. (G2), Cheyenne Stables, Southern Equine Stable and Gatewood Bell’s Clothes Fall Off is back for another try... Read More...

Classy Class seeks redemption in General George S. (G3)

After a rough start cost him any chance in the Toboggan S. (G3) last month, Cheyenne Stables' Classy Class will have a chance to redeem himself in Saturday's $250,000 General George S. (G3)... Read More...

Cowboy Culture keeps rolling in Keith Gee S.

Winning has become a habit for Cheyenne Stables' Cowboy Culture, with his latest victory coming in the $50,000 Keith Gee Memorial S. at Fair Grounds... Read More...

Cowboy Culture puts undefeated record on the line

Cowboy Culture, Cheyenne Stables' unbeaten 3-year-old colt, will try to extend his record to three-for-three in Saturday's $50,000 Keith Gee Memorial S... Read More...

Madefromlucky becomes millionaire in $400K Poseidon Hdcp.

Racing got its newest millionaire on Saturday when Madefromlucky battled to a third-place finish in the first running of the $400,000 Poseidon H... Read More...

Strong finish for Genre in Hurricane Bertie S. (G3)

Despite stumbling at the start and a three-wide trip, Genre battled to a game second-place finish in the $100,000 Hurricane Bertie S. (G3)... Read More...

Kinsley filly first to arrive at Candy Meadows in ’17

A filly by Caleb's Posse out of Kinsley was the first foal born at Candy Meadows Farm in 2017 when she arrived on Jan. 22... Read More...

Genre turns to sprinting in Hurricane Bertie S. (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' Genre will kick off her 2017 campaign in the seven-furlong Hurricane Bertie S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, her first career start at less than a mile... Read More...

Paige stretches out again in La Prevoyante H. (G3)

Jim Wells and Cheyenne Stables' Paige found her niche as a marathon turf specialist in the second half of 2016, and will begin 2017 in the 1 1/2-mile La Prevoyante S. (G3) Saturday... Read More...

Poseidon H. first 2017 test for Madefromlucky

After an abbreviated 2016 campaign, Madefromlucky gets an early start to 2017 when he goes postward in Saturday's $400,000 Poseidon H... Read More...

Interborough S. (G3) marks return for Clothes Fall Off

Clothes Fall Off will make her first appearance at the races in some nine months when the 5-year-old goes postward in Sunday's $100,000 Interborough S. (G3)... Read More...

Toboggan S. (G3) kicks off 2017 for Classy Class

Aqueduct's Monday feature, the $125,000 Toboggan S. (G3) will mark the 2017 debut for Classy Class... Read More...

Genre seeks surface switch Marshau’s River S. (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' Genre will be one of the marquee horses when she begins her 5-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Marshua's River S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday... Read More...

Sumaya and Don Alberto in Kentucky

Justice Real Estate of Lexington, Ky., had a 234-acre property for sale on Georgetown Road in Bourbon County that was formerly R.D. Hubbard’s Crystal Springs Farm, but there’s a “sold” sticker slapped across its image on the company’s website now. The new owner is Chilean Oussama Aboughazale, who also owns Haras Sumaya in Chile and has … Read More...

The most interesting woman in racing

I didn’t coin the headline; Steve Byk did, in tweets in 2014 and 2015. But he’s right. Congrats to Isabelle Haskell de Tomaso, The Most Interesting Woman in Racing, whose Irish Strait wins 10th @MonmouthPark for @GrahamMotion. — Steve Byk (@Steve_Byk) August 22, 2015 Isabelle Haskell de Tomaso is the owner and breeder of the … Read More...

Paige takes rail to Via Borghese S. victory

Despite encountering traffic trouble at the top of the stretch, Jim Wells and Cheyenne Stables' Paige secured her first stakes victory in the $75,000 Via Borghese S. Dec. 31... Read More...

Paige to close out 2016 in Via Borghese S.

Paige will take to the Gulfstream Park turf for her final start of 2016 in the $75,000 Via Borghese S. on New Year's Eve day... Read More...

Genre solid again in Grade 3 Rampart S.

Genre kept her 2016 top-three finish record perfect in the Rampart S. (G3) Dec. 17 at Gulfstream Park in what marked her final race of the year... Read More...

Madefromlucky returns in Harlan’s Holiday S. (G3) on Saturday

Cheyenne Stables and Mac Nichol's multiple Grade 2 winner Madefromlucky will return from an eight-month layoff in Saturday's $100,000 Harlan's Holiday S... Read More...

Genre kicks off Saturday stakes action

Genre, Cheyenne Stables' graded stakes-winning 4-year-old filly, will make her first start in south Florida in some 10 months in Saturday's $100,000 Rampart S. (G3)... Read More...

Mastery’s brilliance on display in CashCall Futurity (G1)

If Mastery's 7 1/4-length victory in the $300,000 CashCall Futurity (G1) is any indication, Cheyenne Stables' magnificent 2-year-old will be a force to reckon with on the 2017 Triple Crown trail... Read More...

Mastery seeks to add Grade 1 CashCall Futurity to resume

Mastery, a brilliant winner of both his starts to date, will go for Grade 1 glory on Saturday in the $300,000 CashCall Futurity... Read More...

Exaggerator’s qualifications are certainly not

Curlin was represented by his seventh G1 winner Saturday when Connect won the Cigar Mile at Aqueduct, and this is a notable achievement for a stallion with only four crops of 3-year-olds to race through 2016. Furthermore, each of those crops has contained a classic horse — the goal of owners and breeders. Palace Malice, from Curlin’s … Read More...

Brody’s Cause gives Albaugh another Giant in Kentucky

Brody’s Cause is one of two sons of Giant’s Causeway for the Albaugh Family Stable to enter stud in Kentucky in 2017. He’ll stand at B. Wayne Hughes’s Spendthrift for $12,500 and is priced attractively for a dual G1 winner. The other, Not This Time, was covered here. Dennis Albaugh, an Iowa billionaire, first got … Read More...

Not This Time to stud for Albaugh Family Stable

The Albaugh Family Stable was preparing to support its dual G1 winner Brody’s Cause at stud in ’17 at Spendthrift when the bad news hit that its promising classics contender for ’17, Not This Time, had hurt a tendon, was done, and would go to stud, too, at Taylor Made. Both colts are sons of … Read More...

Air Force Blue: Another juvenile champion for Ashford

After a near monopoly of standing recent North American 2-year-old champions at Ashford in Kentucky, Coolmore’s streak was stopped when Darley nabbed 2015 champion Nyquist, but the Irish conglomerate was undeterred. It has sent two juvenile champions from abroad to stand the 2017 season at Ashford to keep the mojo alive, and one of them, … Read More...

Mastery remains perfect with Bob Hope S. (G3) win

Mastery validated his stellar maiden score last month with another dynamic performance in Saturday's $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3)... Read More...

Mastery looks to conquer Del Mar’s Bob Hope S. (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' ultra-impressive maiden winner Mastery will face stakes company in his second lifetime start Saturday at Del Mar when he goes postward in the $100,000 Bob Hope S. (G3)... Read More...

Noble Ready endures wide trip to place in Chelsey Flower S.

Noble Ready earned the second black-type placing of her young career on Oct. 30... Read More...

Noble Ready faces full field in $100,000 Chelsey Flower S.

The Chelsey Flower S. Sunday at Belmont Park drew a field of 12 two-year-old fillies, led by Cheyenne Stables' Noble Ready... Read More...

Mastery a “Rising Star” at Santa Anita

Cheyenne Stables' 2-year-old colt Master lived up to his pre-race praise in Saturday's fifth race at Santa Anita Park, rolling to a 4 1/4-length victory... Read More...

Paige primed for Keeneland’s Dowager S. (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' and Jim Wells' 4-year-old filly Paige figures to be one of the top choices in a full field of 13 distaffers in Sunday's $125,000 Dowager S. (G3)... Read More...

Woodbine’s $150,000 Carotene S. next for Shake Down Baby

Shake Down Baby, trained by Christophe Clement for Cheyenne Stables LLC., will shoot for her second stakes win of 2016 in Sunday's $150,000 Carotene S... Read More...

Genre gets first Grade 1 black type in Keeneland’s Spinster S.

Cheyenne Stables' Grade 3-winning filly Genre faced her toughest test to date and came away with a third-place finish in the $500,000 Spinster S. (G1)... Read More...

E Cigars That Are Rechargeable

E Cigarettes are huge. But what about E Cigars? Well not nearly as popular, consider less people smoke cigars, they are still available. The thing is, most people don’t want to quit cigars like they do cigarettes. Cigars are more of a “treat”, while smoking a pack of smokes everyday is certainly not. So they … Continue reading "E Cigars That Are Rechargeable" Read More...

Desert God’s Indian St. Leger and record

By Major Srinivas Nargolkar (Retd.) (Ed. note: link to video of race below. Grades of races listed for informational purposes only. All Indian graded races qualify as Listed black type internationally.) In 1976-77, Squanderer, one of India’s all-time great horses, went through his Classic year with a string of nine unbeaten runs. Today (Sept. 24), … Read More...

Shake Down Baby in Ontario Colleen S. (G3) thriller

Cheyenne Stables' Shake Down Baby just missed earning her third career stakes victory in Saturday's $150,000 Ontario Colleen S. (G3) at Woodbine... Read More...

The Coupling of Horses as a Betting Entry

Good or bad for Horse Racing Partnerships and bettors? Coupling horses as a betting entry in horse racing has been around for decades. The idea is if a trainer or owner is entering more than one horse in a race, he or she knows which one of the two horses is better and could exploit […] Read More...

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Paige gets first turf black-type

Paige shipped to Kentucky Downs for the $350,000 Ladies Marathon S. on Thursday and came away with a solid second-place finish... Read More...

Taralena has best stakes showing in Duel Grounds Oaks

A solid second-place finish in Sunday's $200,000 Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs gave Taralena her best finish in a stakes race... Read More...

Paige stretches out in KY Downs Ladies Marathon S.

Cheyenne Stables' Grade-1 placed filly Paige will make her next start on September 15 in the $350,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon S... Read More...

Taralena tackles big field in $200K Dueling Grounds Oaks

Taralena will stretch out to 1 5/16-miles for Sunday's $200,000 Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs... Read More...

Black type for Noble Ready in stakes debut

Noble Ready stepped up from a maiden win to her first stakes start in Thursday's $100,000 P. G. Johnson S. on the Saratoga turf... Read More...

Paige draws rail for $75,000 Steve Pini Memorial S.

Jim Wells and Cheyenne Stables' Grade 1-placed filly Paige, who has found a home on the turf, will break from post 1 in Saturday's $75,000 Steve Pini Memorial S... Read More...

Shake Down Baby bounds to victory in $125K La Prevoyante

Shake Down Baby hit her best stride in the final furlong to surge to a 2 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $125,000 La Prevoyante S. at Woodbine... Read More...

$200,000 Lady Jacqueline S. goes to Genre

Genre repelled a stiff challenge in the stretch from Penwith to capture Saturday's $200,000 Lady Jacqueline S. by 1 1/2-lengths... Read More...

Sharp maiden winner Noble Ready steps up in $100K P. G. Johnson S.

Cheyenne's Stables' Noble Ready, fresh off a Delaware Park maiden special weight win last month, will make her first stakes start in the $100,000 P. G. Johnson S... Read More...

Shake Down Baby travels to Woodbine for $125K La Prevoyante S.

Cheyenne Stables' Shake Down Baby returns to Woodbine on Sunday for the $125,000 La Prevoyante S... Read More...