Tags ‘Algorithms’

DRF Breeding Q&A with Claiborne Farm’s Walker Hancock

DRF | 3 weeks ago
While the past century has brought myriad changes in the Thoroughbred industry, there are a handful of things that remain certain: The sun will rise in the east, the seasons will come and go, and a Hancock will be in charge at Claiborne Farm. Walker Hancock, 27, became the fourth generation to assume control of the historic farm in 2014, taking over as Claiborne's president from his father, Seth. Read More...

Juvenile sales can be a barometer for sire success

Recent juvenile sales have unearthed some of the best first-crop runners of new sires and can be an indicator for high placement on the year-end Freshman Sire list and also a barometer for future sire success. Last year, Nyquist sold for $400,000 at the Fasig-Tipton February sale and led the charge for Uncle Mo, who … Read More...

New sires at Fasig-Tipton

Below is a listing of new sires represented by 2-year-olds at the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale. Click on the sire for his page at the farm. Click on the works for the pedigrees of the individual horses. The fastest time recorded was :10 flat, shared by 10 horses. Algorithms (by Bernardini at Claiborne): 10.1, 10.3 Astrology … Read More...

Algorithms to stand stud at Claiborne

DRF | 4 years ago
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Algorithms, unbeaten in three starts, retired to stud

DRF | 4 years ago
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Belmont: Algorithms returns to Pletcher following injury

DRF | 4 years ago
David Grening 0 Barbara D. LivingstonAlgorithms, who broke a splint bone in February, has resumed light training at Belmont Park.Algorithm... Read More...

Gotham Stakes preview

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel talk about the recent attrition on the Kentucky Derby trial, and bring in Brisnet’s Ed DeRosa to help break down Saturday’s Gotham Stakes. Read More...

Eclipse Champion Hansen Tops Gotham

Photo of Hansen courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo Flashy colt seeks to rebound from a loss in the Holy Bull Stakes Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and Eclipse Award champion Hansen headlines Saturday’s Gotham Stakes (G3)... Read More...

Algorithms Officially Off Kentucky Derby Trail

Photo of Algorithms courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo Undefeated son of Bernardini heading to Ocala for surgery X-rays taken on Tuesday morning revealed that Starlight Stables’ Algorithms has a fractured splint in his right front leg. The ... Read More...

Union Rags Dominates Fountain of Youth Foes

Union Rags photo courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo In a sparkling performance, Union Rags establishes himself as a clear Kentucky Derby favorite Union Rags’ reputation may have taken a hit when he lost last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenil... Read More...

Travel plans set for Hansen

By NYRA PRESS Champion Two-Year-Old Male Hansen’s ravel plans for next Saturday’s Grade 3, $400,000 Gotham are set, co-owner Dr. Kendall Hansen said Friday. Dr. Hansen said the colt will fly to New York on Feb. 29, the Wednesday before the Gotham, after turning in his final breeze at Gulfstream Park, possibly on Monday. Read More...

Solid field assembled for Tampa Bay Stakes

Michael Compton | 5 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Saturday’s $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (G3) at 1 1/16 miles over the Oldsmar lawn attracted a competitive overflow field of 13, leaving the popular Uptowncharlybrown’s return to his old stomping grounds on hold on the also eligible list. Read More...

Let’s Get Serious

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel preview a serious weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, headlined by Sunday’s Fountain of Youth. The guys discuss what to expect from early Derby fave Union Rags in his seasonal debut, along with the Pletcher duo – Algorithms and Discreet Dancer. They talk El Padrino, the rest of the Risen Star cast and […] Read More...

Fountain of Youth Stakes attracts compact, competitive field

By MICHAEL COMPTON As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park should go a long way in helping sort out the 3-year-old picture, at least in South Florida. With a field that includes the undefeated Todd Pletcher-trained pair of Algorithms and Florida-bred Discreet […] Read More...

Pletcher Pair to Clash With Union Rags

Photo of Algorithms courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park promises answers in sorting out contentious 3-year-old division. As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sund... Read More...

Still wide open

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel discuss the trio of key three-year-old prep races over the weekend in Florida, New York and California. Who stepped up? Who disappointed? And who looks best moving forward on the Triple Crown Trail? Read More...

Season Premiere

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel kick off the third year of TCI – aka Triple Crown Insider – and catch up on the three-year-old picture through the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream. Read More...