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Sires of the 2016 Kentucky Derby: Mineshaft

DRF | 4 months ago
Mineshaft could be forgiven if he’s starting to develop a complex. The stallion is the only Horse of the Year by the great stallion A.P. Indy and now stands directly across the aisle from his pensioned sire in the Lane’s End stallion barn. Yet one rarely hears the 2003 Horse of the Year discussed when the topic turns to A.P. Indy’s sons at stud. Most of the headline attention goes to veteran classic sire Malibu Moon or to the commercially popular champion Bernardini. Read More...

AP wire: Suddenbreakingnews

Two of the last three Derby winners, California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit, by Pulpit, by A.P. Indy) and Orb (Malibu Moon, by A.P. Indy), are by A.P. Indy-line stallions, and this year’s crop of contenders includes several others, including Mohaymen (Tapit, by Pulpit), Greenpointcrusader (Bernardini, by A.P. Indy),  Shagaf (Bernardini), Economic Model (Flatter, by A.P. Indy), … Read More...

Ghostzapper colt from ‘Rags’ and Jazil family wins Derby

For the fifth consecutive year, a US-based sire was represented by the winner of the Russian Derby. Ghostzapper’s well-bred son Ghost Honour won the 2400-meter Russian classic on dirt at the Central Moscow Hippodrome Sunday, August 19, following ... Read More...

It’s Tricky victorious in seasonal debut

Michael Compton | 4 years ago
It’s Tricky made her seasonal bow a winning one at Aqueduct on Saturday, taking down top prize in the Top Flight Handicap (G2) at Aqueduct. The Top Flight was her first start since finishing second to Royal Delta in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs. Read More...