WinStar: Justify’s Breeding Rights Still Undetermined | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

The breeding rights for undefeated dual Classic winner Justify (Scat Daddy) are still undetermined, according to a statement from WinStar Farm released in response to an ESPN story published Thursday afternoon. The story stated that Coolmore had purchased the colt’s breeding rights for around $60 million. The statement from WinStar, who owns Justify in partnership with the China Horse Club, SF Racing, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing, said, “We have had numerous inquiries into the breeding rights of Justify, including from Coolmore. Nothing is finalized at this time…

‘Order’ Eyeing Hat Trick | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Order of St George | Racing Post Order of St George takes his final step towards the G1 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in this race he captured for the last two years. With Stradivarius (Ire) (Sea the Stars {Ire}) impressing in the G2 Yorkshire Cup last week, the formidable Ballydoyle stayer has to answer that with a fluent win to confirm favouritism for the June 21 highlight. Twilight Payment is in opposition again looking for a first defeat of Order of St George in five encounters. Not a subscriber?…

Observations on the European Racing Scene for Friday, May 25 | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Observations on the European Racing Scene turns the spotlight on the best European races of the day, highlighting well-pedigreed horses early in their careers, horses of note returning to action and young runners that achieved notable results in the sales ring. Friday’s Insights features a full-brother to Highland Reel (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) and Idaho (Ire). 5.20 Leopardstown, Mdn, €17,500, 2yo, 7fTCAPE OF GOOD HOPE (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}) is one of three fascinating newcomers from Ballydoyle with Ryan Moore opting for this full-brother to Highland Reel (Ire) and Idaho (Ire) over Albuquerque (Ire) (Galileo…

The Money Dance In Chi-Town for Arlington Classic | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:57 pm | Back to: Shared News Updated: May 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm The Money Dance | Adam Coglianese photo Indiana-bred The Money Dance (Jimmy Creed) has made appearances at four different racetracks in his young career to date and he’s set to add a fifth while trying the turf for the first time in Saturday’s GIII Arlington Classic in suburban Chicago. A homebred for the successful regional breeders trainer Mike and his wife Penny Lauer, the chestnut was unplaced in two runs at…

Zenyatta Will Not Be Bred in 2018 | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 4:42 pm | Back to: Shared News Updated: May 24, 2018 at 4:45 pm 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta (Street Cry {Ire}) will not be bred in 2018, according to a Thursday post on Zenyatta.com. The celebrated mare, who resides at Lane’s End Farm, produced a filly by Medaglia d’Oro in 2017 and aborted a foal by Into Mischief this year. “She continues to do well and is looking great,” the post read. Zenyatta was retired from racing after the 2010 season, completing a…

Frankel’s Without Parole Wins the Heron | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Tom Frary    Warming up for a tilt at the June 19 G1 St James’s Palace S. at Royal Ascot, Without Parole went through the rain-softened ground to up his game after wins in novice contests at Newcastle Dec. 16 and Yarmouth Apr. 24. Sent off the 4-6 favourite, the bay was settled behind the leading trio early by Frankie Dettori before earning the lead approaching the furlong pole. Pushed out to the line as Gabr (GB) (Intello {Ger}) closed in, he had 3/4 of a length to spare…

Cumani Continuing Family Tradition | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

By Emma Berry In three generations the Cumani family has set up training businesses across three different countries on two continents. Sergio Cumani started the familial tradition in his native Italy. His son Luca spread his wings to become one of the most respected trainers in the British racing heartland of Newmarket, and Luca’s son Matt has flown farther still, to Australia, where he has been training since 2016. Now in his third season with a licence, and with a wealth of international experience behind him, including stints with Todd…

On A Session Doubles Up For Noble Mission at Angers | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:20 am | Back to: Europe, Top News Updated: May 24, 2018 at 10:54 am By Sean Cronin 4th-Angers, €24,000, Cond, 5-24, 3yo, 6fT, 1:14.53, sf.ON A SESSION (c, 2, Noble Mission {GB}–Destiny Calls {MSW-US, $644,220}, by With Approval), the first winner for his freshman sire (by Galileo {Ire}) when successful going five panels at Lyon-Parilly on debut last time May 10, was shuffled back to race at the tail of the field after breaking in the front rank here. Coming under pressure at the…

Hall of Fame Announces 12 New Pillars of the Turf | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Penny Chenery | Getty Images The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will induct 12 additional members in 2018 as Pillars of the Turf. The Pillars of the Turf below will join previously announced 2018 selections of horses Heavenly Prize and Preakness and trainer William Lakeland to be inducted at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion in Saratoga on Friday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. The museum’s executive committee approved a measure to induct up to 12 additional members as Pillars of the Turf in 2018 and 2019 in order…

Leslie’s Lady Bred to Not This Time | TDN | Thoroughbred Daily News | Horse Racing News, Results and Video

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm | Back to: Shared News Not This Time | Taylor Made Leslie’s Lady, the dam of four-time champion Beholder (Henny Hughes), Grade I-winning sophomore Mendelssohn (Scat Daddy) and Grade I winner and top sire Into Mischief (Harlan’s Holiday), has been bred to Not This Time (Giant’s Causeway), Taylor Made Stallions announced Wednesday. One of the most influential broodmares in recent history, Leslie’s Lady has a yearling colt by Medaglia d’Oro and foaled a filly by American Pharoah this season. “Not This Time is…