Horse Breeding

Classic Causeway Climbs Five Spots in ‘Dozen Rankings

1. Rattle N Roll Owner/Trainer: Lucky Seven Stable/Kenny McPeekPedigree: Connect —Jazz Tun by Johannesburg Breeder: St. Simon Place (KY) The Feb. 12 victory in the Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) from Classic Causeway was encouragement to see from a form comparison standpoint as this colt defeated him by 4 3/4 lengths in the Claiborne Breeders’ …

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Classic Causeway can go the distance

Photo: Evers/Eclipse Sportswire On Saturday, Classic Causeway outclassed a dozen hopesfuls in the Sam F. Davis (G3) and earned 10 qualifying points for the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Despite being pressed early by Little Vic, the Brian Lynch trainee relaxed, ears flickering, until Irad Ortiz Jr. pressed the “go” button. Classic Causeway responded by lengthening stride …

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The 2021 Freshman Sire Yearbook: Sorting Out The Podium Behind Gun Runner – Horse Racing News

It’s far from breaking news to declare Horse of the Year Gun Runner the runaway winner of the 2021 freshman sire race. The resident of Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky., had a rookie season for the ages, breaking Uncle Mo’s record for freshman-sered earnings before the beginning of December. He led his class in …

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Therapy mini-horse ranch riding high on fame of its late TikTok star Peabody | Health

SAN DIEGO — A year ago, Faith San Severino and Adam Smith got the idea to launch Instagram and TikTok pages to promote their Bonsall, California, business, Faithful Friends Mini Horses, which trains and sells miniature horses as therapy animals. Four months after launching their “@faithfulminis” pages, their videos of small horses playing, undergoing training …

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New rider for Carl Hester’s mare, plus more things the horse world is talking about

1. Exciting Carl Hester mare to be campaigned by new rider British-based Hong Kong grand prix rider Jackie Siu will campaign one of Carl Hester’s talented rising stars in 2022, as she targets the Asian Games. Brioso, 12, was bought by Carl as a just backed youngster out of a point-to-point yard, and was competed …

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Early look at Saudi Cup Day: Top contenders, trends, and horses to watch

As the world’s richest race, the $20 million Saudi Cup has lured high-class competitors from around the globe in its first two runnings. The pattern continues for its third renewal on Feb. 26, now upgraded to international Group 1 status. But the undercard stakes are also gaining in overall quality, as the projected fields for …

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Cycling’s favorite dictator is stepping aside

In news that has rocked the central Asian nation of Turkmenistan to its core, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has called an early presidential ‘election’ (😉 ) and announced his intention to stand aside. According to Turkmen state media, Berdimuhamedov “stressed that two years ago he reached the age of the Prophet” [ed. he is 65] and that …

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