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Talent Search, Doubles Partner to Diamond B

By Blood-Horse Staff   Photo: Coglianese Photos/Courtney Stafford Doubles Partner     Freshman sire Talent Search   and new sire Doubles Partner will join the stallion roster at Glenn and Becky Brok’s Diamond B Farm in Mohrsville, Pa.   Talent Search, who ranks 16th on the current freshman sire list through Nov. 25, stood his first three seasons at Diamond B …

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Bullsbay to Pennsylvania for 2014 Season

By Frank Angst, @BH_FAngst   Grade I winner Bullsbay   has moved to Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Pa., for the 2014 season after standing his first three seasons at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md. He will stand for $3,000 (live foal).   A 9-year-old son of Tiznow  , 2009 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner Bullsbay retired with earnings of …

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Dana Point Farm to Hold Open House

    Wiseman’s Ferry  , the sire of reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan, is among the stallions that will be on display when Dana Point Farm in Lynhartsville, Pa., holds its open house Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. In addition to seeing stallions Wiseman’s Ferry, who will stand for $5,000 live foal (with a 30% discount to …

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Emotional Kitten Claws to Mrs. Revere Win

By Jack Shinar   Photo: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs   A drop from grade I competition paid off for Emotional Kitten, who came roaring down the stretch to sweep past outsider Effie Trinket and win the $205,100 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies the night of Nov. 16 (VIDEO). Victor Espinoza came in from California to ride …

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EHV-1 Case Brings Quarantine at Parx Racing

By Tom LaMarra, @BH_TLaMarra   Two barns at Parx Racing are under quarantine as a result of a positive test for equine herpesvirus, officials said Nov. 13.   The horse in question is trained by Steve Klesaris, who stables in Barn 21. Several other trainers have horses in the barn; none are permitted to train.   Barn 34 is under …

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Res Judicata earns vacation with impressive stakes win

By Dick Jerardi Comments 3 Email Res Judicata will get a break after winning the $100,000 City of Laurel Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths Saturday.   Last fall, John Servis had a 2-year-old Pennsylvania-bred son of Smarty Jones whom he liked so much that he was thinking the colt might get him back on the Kentucky Derby trail. Res Judicata …

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Sire Flashy Bull to Penn Ridge Farms

By Blood-Horse Staff   Penn Ridge Farms in Harrisburg, Pa., has added grade I winner Flashy Bull   to its stallion roster for the 2014 season.   The son of Holy Bull will stand for $4,500.   Flashy Bull has three crops of racing age with 68% winners from starters through Nov. 4. He has sired a total of 10 stakes …

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Santa Anita: PA-Bred Zeewat holds off Flashback in Damascus Stakes

ARCADIA, Ca. – The ground Zeewat saved on the far turn made all the difference in the $100,000 Damascus Stakes, as he edged wide-racing favored Flashback by a head in the seven-furlong dirt race for 3-year-olds. Barbara D. Livingston Flashback, making his first start since April, was slow into stride from the rail for jockey Martin Garcia as Anillo laid …

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Wise Dan Rolls Again in Breeders’ Cup Mile

By Tom LaMarra, @BH_TLaMarra   Photo: Skip Dickstein   Morton Fink’s Wise Dan, taken much farther back than usual given a blistering early pace, circled rivals on the far turn and drew away late to win the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT) Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park for the second year in a row. (VIDEO),   The 6-year-old …

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Fort Larned to Adena Springs in 2014

By Blood-Horse Staff   Photo: Coady Photography/Jack Coady   Adena Springs Farm announced Nov. 1 that 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned would enter stud at the Paris, Ky., farm after he defends his title in this year’s Classic Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.   Fort Larned, owned and bred by Janis Whitham in Kentucky, has …

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