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Swagger Jack Moves to Dana Point

By Evan Hammonds Swagger Jack, a grade I-winning son of leading sireSmart Strike  , has relocated to Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa., where he will stand the 2016 breeding season for a fee of $3,500. “The syndicate decided Dana Point Farm would be the ideal location for Swagger Jack to move in Pennsylvania to be able to take part in …

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THROWBACK: DANZIG SELLS AT SARATOGA

By Tom Hall On Aug. 9, 1978, a Pennsylvania-bred Northern Dancer colt stepped into the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale ring. Some $310,000 later he became the property of Henryk de Kwiatkowski, who at that moment could not possibly have fathomed the impact this powerfully built bay would have on the Thoroughbred world. De Kwiatkowski, honoring his homeland, named him after …

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Trinniberg Winner Falling Sky Could Go to Spa

By Bloodhorse Staff Rebounding from an eighth-place finish in the Smile Sprint (gr. II), Newtown Anner Stud and Joseph Bulger’s Falling Sky captured the $75,000 Trinniberg Stakes at Gulfstream Park Aug. 1. Watch Video Making just his second start in 12 months and second since transferring from Geroge Weaver to trainer Martin Wolfson, Falling Sky won by a head over Ledokol, with …

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PA Bred Real Solution Acquired by Calumet Farm

Real Solution  , who stood his first season at Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Ramsey Farm near Nicholasville, Ky. this year, has been acquired by Calumet Farm near Lexington to stand at stud. A 6-year-old homebred son of the Ramseys’ leading sire Kitten’s Joy  , Real Solution began his career in Italy, where he was a stakes winner for trainer Gianluca Bietolini. Returned …

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SAHAM IMPRESSIVE IN WINNING CROWD PLEASER Power By Far Goes to Kiss the Daddy

Saturday Parx Racing hosted two state-bred stakes on the grass, the $75,000 Crowd Pleaser Handicap and the $75,000 Power By Far Handicap.  Chad Schumer’s Saham rallied from just off the pace for a convincing win in the Crowd Pleaser while Kiss the Daddy overcame traffic and trouble to win the Power By Far.   In the Crowd Pleaser, a one …

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