Diamond Ring

Written by Sue Kenny on January 7, 2017

First time starter four year old Diamond Ring overcame a stumble at the start and coming wide with a late run to get up at the wire.  By Malibu Moon out of a Mt. Livermore mare (very old classic breeding) she will probably benefit down the road on the grass so this was a welcome

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Five Each Way

Written by Sue Kenny on January 1, 2017

Her nickname in the barn is AE or Five Each Wae as she’s been on the AE too many times to count!  Today she wasn’t and despite not having the greatest of trips she won at Tampa.   Her blue blooded pedigree is by Bullet Train (half to the great Frankel) and she herself is a

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Versatile Ultra Brat

Written by Sue Kenny on January 1, 2017

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Photo credits Coglianese photos, header Lauren King, above Leslie Martin.   She won the Christiecat Stakes at Belmont on the dirt and won the Tropical Park Oaks on the turf today.  Owned and bred by Alex Campbell Ultra Brat has now won four out of her nine races.  Mr. Campbell’s philosophy has been to breed

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Irish War Cry Wins Marylander Stakes

Written by Sue Kenny on December 31, 2016

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Photo by Jim McCue.   Running for just the second time, in a Stake against horses who had had a few races under their belts, Irish War Cry was rather more unsettled than his first race, giving Feargal Lynch a hard time keeping him from running off.  Fortunately Feargal did a good job.  He was

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Painter’s Rags

Written by Sue Kenny on December 26, 2016

Named by Phyllis Wyeth’s husband Jamie, the well known artist.  He is of course by Union Rags (yet another winner for the freshman sire).  Starting for the first time at Laurel today on a muddy track, Trevor McCarthy rode him very well as he is a big, green baby.  Congratulations to Chadds Ford Stable.

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