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Archive for February, 2014

26 Feb 2014

Thor-Bred Stables Back in Action at Barretts


Oak Leaf winner’s circle
© Benoit
by Jessica Martini
Erik and Pavla Nygaard’s Thor-Bred Stables proved quick out of the gate when it was first established in the mid-2000s, with Grade I winner Rigoletta (Concerto) leading the way, but the economic downturn of 2008 caused the couple to cut back on their burgeoning breeding operation. As […]

19 Feb 2014

2014 Keeneland Spring Meet

Keeneland’s 2014 Spring Race Meeting opens on Friday, April 4th and continues through Friday, April 25th, with no racing on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Easter Sunday (April 20).
Here are a few things you might want to know about Keeneland so your day at the races is as enjoyable as possible.

Gates open at 11 a.m.
General admission is $5 per […]

19 Feb 2014

Fasig Tipton Florida Sale

Fasig-Tipton continues its half century tradition of two-year-olds in training sales in Florida when, on March 24, The Florida Sale will feature 157 selected juveniles at Adena Springs South, in Williston, near Ocala.
Adena Springs South is a state-of-the-art training center with facilities specifically dedicated to Thoroughbred auctions.  It has a […]

17 Feb 2014

Valentine’s Baby

On Friday the 14th, Chesapeake Farm welcomed a Smart Strike colt out of Madame Thor. Our very own Valentine’s Day baby.

12 Feb 2014

Weekend Babies….

This past weekend we had several new additions to Chesapeake Farm.
Emerald Necklace foaled a colt by Giant’s Causeway.
Saratoga Fling foaled a filly by Lemon Drop Kid.
She’s A Jewel foaled a colt by Fusaichi Pegasus.
We are pleased to say that everyone is happy and healthy.

04 Feb 2014

Fasig Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Fasig-Tipton has catalogued 522 entries for its Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, which will take place Sunday and Monday, February 9th and 10th.  The Sunday session, which offers hips 1- 176, will begin at 3 pm.  The Monday session, which begins at 10 am, will offer hips 177-588, which includes the supplemental catalogue. 
The 66 supplemental entries […]

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