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Thank These People With Special Eclipse Awards; They Deserve It

One of the biggest complaints about racing is that its superstars leave competition too soon. Six people have done something to address that situation – Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke of Stonestreet Stables, Jerry and Ann Moss, and brothers Alain Gerard Wertheimer. To say thank you, the Thoroughbred industry in this country needs to give each and every one of them Special Eclipse Awards. ... Read More

Good News, Bad News

It's good news (I think) that Fasig-Tipton is moving its Florida sale of 2-year-olds in training to Palm Meadows, but it's bad news that Walt Robertson is retiring. I'll miss him.... Read More

Taking a Shot With Imperialism

John Moynihan purchased a $225,000 Imperialism colt for Stonestreet Stables that the bloodstock agent said he has received just as many comments about as the $2.3 million Distorted Humor colt that Stonestreet also bought. Here's why Moynihan and Stonestreet paid a big price and took a chance on a 2-year-old by a somewhat obscure sire that stands for $5,000.... Read More

OBS March Sale Delivers What We Wanted and Needed

The Thoroughbred auction business finally got what it wanted and needed with the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training. Like previous juvenile auctions this year, the sale showed increased strength at the top of the market, but it also delivered what the others didn't - enthusiastic buyer demand at all levels of the market. The average and median prices both rose from... Read More

Clubbing With Fasig-Tipton

Fasig-Tipton is a sale company, but it's going racing in an effort to attract new participants for the Thoroughbred business. IIt's a good idea, and in the long run, it won't just benefit Fasig-Tipton.... Read More

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