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April 16, 2012

ALL-WEATHER specialist Dullahan (Dale Romans/Kent Desormeaux) threw his hat into the Kentucky Derby ring when closing from well off the pace to run down Breeders' Cup winner Hansen in the Blue Grass Stakes. A half-brother to shock 2009 Derby winner Mine That Bird, Dullahan has a similar running style - with...
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April 16, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Dullahan stamped himself as one of the favorites for the 138th Kentucky Derby and put himself in the record books by rolling past favored Hansen to win the 88th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes on a warm Saturday afternoon at Keeneland. With Kent...
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April 16, 2012

The prerace hype on Saturday's $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes riveted on champion Hansen - including: Would the ethereal light gray have a blue tail or not? Trainer Dale Romans didn't have the white horse. But he thought he had the right horse. That would be Dullahan, the strapping chestnut...
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April 11, 2012

The Keeneland sales pavilion, which saw the April 2-year-olds in training sale generate more than $9.7 million in gross receipts Monday evening, isn't quite done this week of hosting events that showcase the top end of the Thoroughbred industry. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/10/2146343/blue-grass-stakes-drawing-big.html#storylink=cpy One could argue the most prominent is...
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April 10, 2012

Dullahan carved brisk fractions at Keeneland’s synthetic surface ahead of the Blue Grass Stakes The only victory Dale Romans trained 3-year-old colt, Dullahan, has landed in his career was at Keeneland’s synthetic surface in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity where at about 1 1/16 miles under jockey K. Desormeaux, Dullahan...
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April 10, 2012

With two big-money preps left Saturday, the graded-earnings threshold to make the May 5 Kentucky Derby is a good bet to be a record. The cutoff for No. 20 - the maximum that can start in the Derby - currently stands between $220,000 and $270,000 among Triple Crown-eligible horses. The...
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April 10, 2012

Dullahan turned in a fast workout at Keeneland on Sunday, blazing through five furlongs in:57.40, according to Keeneland Publicity. Trainer Dale Romans is preparing his charge for a start in Saturday’s Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at the Lexington, Ky., track. Owned by Donegal Racing, Dullahan won the Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity...
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April 10, 2012

Donegal Racing’s Dullahan, winner of the Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity (G1) last October, reconfirmed his affinity for Keeneland’s Polytrack surface on Sunday morning by working five furlongs in :57.40 with Tammy Fox aboard for trainer Dale Romans. Dullahan, who on Saturday will attempt to join Round Table (1956-57) as the only...
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April 9, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Compared to Paddy O’Prado, Dullahan already has quite a head start on the Triple Crown trail. While Paddy O’Prado was a late-blooming type who needed to get into the Kentucky Derby through the back door two years ago, Dullahan already has sufficient graded earnings to make the...
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April 9, 2012

Dullahan turned in a swift five-furlong work Easter Sunday morning at Keeneland in preparation for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1). Under the watchful eye of trainer Dale Romans, the 3-year-old son of Even the Score completed the distance in a scorching :57 2/5. In his only other...
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