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Wiseman’s Ferry, Sire of Wise Dan, Dies

By Ron Mitchell Wiseman’s Ferry, the sire of two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan, died March 17 at Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa. Dana Point Farm manager Maria Vorhauer said a necropsy is being performed to determine the cause of death of the 16-year-old son of Hennessy. At the time of his death, Wiseman’s Ferry, who was standing …

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PENNSYLVANIA HORSEWOMAN DONA ALBRIGHT DIES

The Penn National racing community lost the matriarch of one of its foundation families on March 11 with the passing of 74-year old owner-breeder-trainer Dona Albright. Mrs. Albright and her late husband George were fixtures on the Penn National backstretch for nearly four decades. They were supporters of the Pennsylvania Horse Breeding program and many of the horses in their …

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PA-Bred Sells for $650,000 At Fasig-Tipton

$650,000 PA-BRED AT FASIG-TIPTON FLORIDA 2-YEAR-OLD SALE A dark bay Pennsylvania-bred colt by Eskendereya out of Dixie Union’s multiple stakes-winning daughter Im a Dixie Girl sold for $650,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year-old sale on March 4. Trainer Bob Baffert made the purchase on behalf of Bernard Schiappa and Michael Lund Petersen. The colt, who worked an eighth mile …

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Multiple graded stakes winner Miss Behaviour retired

By Marty McGee Miss Behaviour, a multiple graded stakes winner of nearly $800,000, has been retired, trainer Phil Schoenthal announced Thursday via Twitter. Schoenthal tweeted that Miss Behaviour, a 4-year-old filly by Jump Start, has been booked to Speightstown and that progress “in her rehab over four months hasn’t gone as hoped.” Bred in Pennsylvania by her owners, Cal MacWilliam …

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