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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...

Genre stretches out for $200,000 Lady Jacqueline S.

Genre, recent winner of the Molly Pitcher S. (G3) is one of the top choices for Saturday's $200,000 Lady Jacqueline S. at Thistledown... Read More...

Kinsley Kisses back to sprinting in Saturday’s Test S. (G1)

Following a pair of solid graded stakes placings around two turns, Cheyenne Stables' Kinsley Kisses returns to sprinting in Saturday's $500,000 Test S. (G1) at Saratoga... Read More...

Shake Down Baby invades Suffolk for $75,000 Drumtop S.

Shake Down Baby, who already has one stakes victory on her ledger, will try to make it number two on Saturday when she goes postward in the $75,000 Drumtop S... Read More...

Unforgettable season for Barkley

Barkley, a 3-year-old colt bred by Candy Meadows LLC, has quietly racked up one of the most impressive records of 2016... Read More...

Genre will not be denied in Molly Pitcher (G3)

Genre carried the Cheyenne Stables silks to victory in an incredibly game performance in Sunday's $100,000 Molly Pitcher S. (G3) over a sloppy Monmouth Park racetrack... Read More...

Genre steps up for Sunday’s Molly Pitcher S. (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' consistent 4-year-old filly Genre will face a small but select field in Sunday's $100,000 Molly Pitcher S. (G3) at Monmouth Park... Read More...

Noble Quality adds Lamplighter S. to black type resume

Noble Quality's came up just a neck short of the win in Saturday's $60,000 Lamplighter S., chasing a slow pace to just miss... Read More...

Noble Quality favored in Sunday’s Lamplighter S.

Cheyenne Stables' stakes-placed colt Noble Quality will try for his first black type victory in Sunday's $60,000 Lamplighter S. at Monmouth Park... Read More...

Divine Kaleb second winner for Caleb’s Posse

Freshman sire Caleb's Posse got his second winner from just his fourth lifetime starter on Saturday when Divine Kaleb cruised to a 7 1/2-length maiden special weight win... Read More...

Kinsley Kisses tops six figures in Delaware Oaks (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' Kinsley Kisses kept her career top-three finish record intact with a third-place finish in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3) on Saturday... Read More...

Kinsley Kisses headlines $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3)

Cheyenne Stables' multiple graded stakes-placed filly Kinsley Kisses is the likely favorite for Saturday's $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3)... Read More...

Genre gives her all in $111K Lady’s Secret S.

Facing another quality field of fillies and mares, Genre once again showed her class with a game second-place effort behind Grade 1 winner Angela Renee in Monday's $111,000 Lady's Secret S... Read More...

Genre draws rail for July 4 Lady’s Secret S.

Cheyenne Stables' Genre, second to Grade 1 winner I'm a Chatterbox in last month's Obeah S., won't face that foe when she goes postward in Monday's $100,000 Lady's Secret S... Read More...

Genre earns first black type in $100K Obeah S.

Genre stepped up into stakes company for the first time this year in Saturday's $100,000 Obeah S. and responded with a clear second-place finish... Read More...

Taralena back in stakes action on Sunday

Taralena, who has never been off the board in three lifetime starts, puts that streak on the line in Sunday's $200,000 Wonder Again S... Read More...

$200,000 Pennine Ridge S. (G3) on tap for Noble Quality

Fresh off his solid third-place effort in his first stakes start, Cheyenne Stables' Noble Quality will make his next start in Saturday's Pennine Ridge S. (G3)... Read More...

Kinsley Kisses continues graded stakes streak

Making her first start around two turns, Kinsley Kisses held her own against some of the best 3-year-old fillies in the country... Read More...

Big field for Kinsley Kisses in G2 Black-Eyed Susan

Kinsley Kisses, placed last out in the Beaumont S. (G3), will be part of a full field of 14 3-year-old fillies in the May 20 Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2)... Read More...

Uncle Mo lands the haymaker against Tapit

All spring leading up to the Derby, heavyweights Uncle Mo, the bay challenger, and Tapit, the gray champion, traded blows each weekend, it seemed, with one or the other landing major punches in the runup to the main event. And these weren’t the fluffy nothings like those thrown in a fight between “pastel bros” captured here … Read More...

Uncle Mo lands the haymaker against Tapit

All spring leading up to the Derby, heavyweights Uncle Mo, the bay challenger, and Tapit, the gray champion, traded blows each weekend, it seemed, with one or the other landing major punches in the runup to the main event. And these weren’t the fluffy nothings like those thrown in a fight between “pastel bros” captured here … Read More...

Noble Quality strong in first stakes start

Faced with an outside post and wide trip. Noble Quality still put in a hearty stretch run in Saturday's $75,000 English Channel S. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Noble Quality puts winning streak on the line

Cheyenne Stables' Noble Quality, riding a two-race winning streak, will try to make it three in a row when he goes postward in Saturday's $75,000 English Channel S... Read More...

Derby sire-line facts

Since Spectacular Bid, the champion 2-year-old colt of 1978, won the Derby in 1979, two other champion juvenile colts have emulated him in the ensuing 36 years: American Pharoah in 2015 and Street Sense in 2007. This isn’t a flattering endorsement for championship form at 2 for the Derby, and it extends to the winners of the … Read More...