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A Visit To Meet Michael Dickinson At Tapeta Farm

Fresh warm air breezing in from the Chesapeake Bay. Acres of spacious paddocks with green, green grass to roam in after work is done. Roomy, airy stalls with high cathedral ceilings and open views stretching away over the hills. And a freshwater outdoor swimming pool to take a dip in when it gets warm. (Or any time for that matter!) Happy, happy horses. And a happy trainer, by all accounts.

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Fresh warm air breezing in from the Chesapeake Bay. Acres of spacious paddocks with green, gree....



Iridessa’s Stunning Win in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf

Given her three Group One wins in Ireland, Iridessa seemed a huge overlay in the Filly and Mare Turf-G1. Then again she was up against one of the horses, along with Midnight Bisou and Omaha Beach - Sistercharlie, who seemed a mortal lock to close out her unbeaten season with a win

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Given her three Group One wins in Ireland, Iridessa seemed a huge overlay in the Filly and Mare....



Future Stars Friday - Won by American Pharoah

Was there really ever any doubt as to who would be the leading freshman sire of 2019? American Pharoah was always the stand-out among the first crop sires. The surprise is that he’s turned out to be a great turf sire.

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Was there really ever any doubt as to who would be the leading freshman sire of 2019? American ....



Constitution Surprises in the Race for Leading Freshman Sire

This past weekend’s jam-packed racing schedule, the last gasp of the win-and-you’re-in Breeders’ Cup stakes races, created many surprises, but at the top of that list may be the drama in the leading freshman sires list.

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This past weekend’s jam-packed racing schedule, the last gasp of the win-and-you’re....



  • Won or Placed in Nine Graded Events: Travers S-G1 Breeders Cup Dirt Mile-G1 Stephen Foster H-G1 Gulfstream Park H-G2 Tampa Bay Derby-G2 Alysheba S-G2 Pennsylvania Derby-G2 Mineshaft H-G3 Razorback H-G3 Hickory Tough SW at 3, 4 and 5. Versatility at 13 Tracks Coast-to-Coast Tactical Speed - Five Triple Digit Beyers. Excelled at distances from one-mile to 1 1/4 miles against the best runners of his generation.


  • Brothers and Sisters to Watch: Lady Eli and Princesa Caroline

    Who didn’t love Lady Eli? So many reasons to adore her: her ten wins and three seconds from 14 starts, her many Grade One wins, at least one for every year she raced, her devastating turn of foot down the stretch, her $2,959,800 in earnings.

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    Who didn’t love Lady Eli? So many reasons to adore her: her ten wins and three seconds ....



    Stud Notes: The Ongoing Legacy of Smart Strike

    On Saturday, September 28, Smart Strike sired the winner of the John Henry Turf Championship S.-G2 at Santa Anita. His spectacular son, Curlin, sired the winner, before disqualification, of the Jockey Club Gold Cup S.-G1 at Belmont, Vino Rosso. And his freshman sire grandson, Palace Malice, sired the winner of the Pilgrim S.-G3, at Belmont, Structor.

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    On Saturday, September 28, Smart Strike sired the winner of the John Henry Turf Championship S.....