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Keeneland November Sale Produces Solid Results

November 13, 2015 |

Keeneland November Sale Produces Solid Results: Keeneland concluded its premier November Breeding Stock Sale on Friday with solid results that echoed recent market trends: brisk trade from the world’s deepest contingent of buyers; keen competition for exceptional individuals that led to 22 horses sold for seven-figures, highlighted by the sale of champion Take Charge Brandi […]

Embellish the Lace to Decorate Resume in Cotillion

September 15, 2015 |

Embellish the Lace to Decorate Resume in Cotillion: Non-pace handicappers became repulsed by Embellish the Lace’s ninth-place finish in the Mother Goose (GI) at Belmont Park a few months ago. After all, she lost by 11 lengths. On closer inspection, the two fillies dueling with her missed the board as well. The race collapsed, meaning the […]

Take Charge Brandi in Difficult Test at Saratoga

August 6, 2015 |

Take Charge Brandi in Difficult Test at Saratoga: Instead of being eager to use Take Charge Brandi off a layoff in the Test (GI), run at seven furlongs at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, waiting to see how she fares is a wiser decision. Take Charge Brandi had an injury and layoff, yet comes back […]

Possible Rebel Stakes Run a Good Idea for Take Charge Brandi

March 1, 2015 |

Possible Rebel Stakes Run a Good Idea for Take Charge Brandi: In recent days, owner Willis Horton and trainer D. Wayne Lukas gave indications their Eclipse Award winning filly Take Charge Brandi may take on American Pharoah in the G2 Rebel Stakes on March 14 at Oaklawn Park, a prep race for the Kentucky Derby. Surprisingly, […]

Top Ten Kentucky Oaks 2015 Contenders; Casey’s Picks

February 24, 2015 |

Top Ten Kentucky Oaks 2015 Contenders; Casey’s Picks: The Kentucky Oaks is the spring goal for all three-year-old fillies. The race is run every year on the first Friday in May, initiating a two-day event that concludes with the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. The Oaks utilizes a points system similar to the Kentucky Derby’s where […]

Top Ten 2015 Kentucky Oaks Contenders: Casey’s Picks

January 27, 2015 |

Top Ten 2015 Kentucky Oaks Contenders; Casey’s Picks: If you’ve ever attending the Kentucky Oaks, you already know that the day brings something special and unique. The Run for the Lilies is equally, if not more, exciting than the Kentucky Derby. The fillies are amazingly talented and difficult to handicap. The 141st running of the […]

Take Charge Brandi; Which Kentucky Classic Will She Choose?

December 14, 2014 |

Take Charge Brandi; Which Kentucky Classic Will She Choose?: The Starlet was yet another challenge for the Horton/Lukas brigade that successful campaigned Will Take Charge to a championship in 2013. For 2014, it looks like the team will receive another Eclipse Award, but this time, with a juvenile filly. Take Charge Brandi followed up her […]

Starlet Stakes 2014; Seven Savy Fillies Lined Up In The Starlet

December 12, 2014 |

Starlet Stakes 2014; Seven Savy Fillies Lined Up In The Starlet: The 2014 Starlet Stakes is a (GI) race for 2 year-old fillies running 1 1/16 miles on the dirt for a stash of $350,000. The race is set for Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Los Alamitos Racecourse. This race was originally called the Hollywood […]

Take Charge Brandi Continues in Grade One 2014 Starlet Stakes

December 10, 2014 |

Take Charge Brandi Continues in Grade One 2014 Starlet Stakes: The Grade One Starlet Stakes, which was previously run at Hollywood Park, is hosted this year at the California track, Los Alamitos, who recently implemented a thoroughbred racing meet. The race will take place on Saturday, December 13 as a part of the points races […]

Two-Year-Old Champion Filly Take Charge Brandi or Lady Eli?

November 23, 2014 |

Two-Year-Old Champion Filly Take Charge Brandi or Lady Eli?: The charge for an Eclipse Award has yet to cease and after a weekend of races, some are saying the two-year-old filly division was decided with a win in the Delta Downs Princess for Take Charge Brandi. D. Wayne Lukas has already had four Eclipse Awards […]