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October 28, 2013

Culprit attended the pace along the inside, slipped through with a furlong to run and was up in the final yards.NOTABILITY broke in and bumped CAPTAIN BERTI at the start, was close up four wide, drew even entering the stretch, continued on well but was unable to resist the winner. TAPITURE dueled...
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October 26, 2013

Finnegan's Wake forwardly placed three wide, stayed in that path on the second turn and lacked a late bid.NIKKI'S SANDCASTLE fought restraint from the seven furlong marker to the quarter pole while within striking distance and along the inside, swung to the outside for the drive and finished well to be clear....
Read More about Finnegan's Wake Takes 4th at Keeneland

October 21, 2013

Des Moines, Iowa – October 20, 2013 – It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have to announce the tragic passing of Dullahan. Dullahan died in the early hours of October 20th in Lexington at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital due to acute colic complications.There are countless individuals that contributed to Dullahan’s...

October 21, 2013

This has been a day of profound sadness.As a consequence of my profession, I struggle daily to achieve a balanced perspective on life and its passing. I have observed all too frequently how life is altered in an instantaneous and unwelcomed moment. The cruelty of dreams being dashed and hopes...
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October 21, 2013

Craving Carats broke alertly, took control and was sent over towards the inside, cut the pace, well rated and kept at a slight distance from off the hedge, feeling just a token of pressure from the closest pursuers, continued along under the same conditions for nearly three-quarters, had the closest...
Read More about Craving Carats wins at Belmont Park

October 14, 2013

Des Moines, Iowa – October 14, 2013 – Donegal Racing’s Dullahan has been retired from racing due to a tendon injury. Said Donegal Managing Partner Jerry Crawford, “Dullahan is the most spectacular looking horse Donegal has ever campaigned and that takes in some territory.  Not many horses win three Grade I's...
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October 14, 2013

As news of Dullahan's retirement spread today, fans had the following to say:"Heard the news today and had to send along a message. I can't thank you enough for bringing me into the fold the way that you did with the Dullahan crew. The welcome I received from you and...
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October 7, 2013

"I was at Keeneland on Friday and held my camera above the crowd as the horses in the 7th race approached the finish line. Shockingly it turned out to be a pretty cool shot. I thought I would share it with you."Keeneland's 2013 Fall Race Meet opens on Friday, October...
Read More about O'Prado Ole Wins The Bernardini!

September 23, 2013

Click to read full article on Donegal Racing's 1-2 finishers in Churchill Downs' Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) on Sept. 7, Cleburne and Smart Cover, also were out Sunday morning and each worked a half-mile for trainer Dale Romans.Unbeaten Iroquois winner Cleburne covered the distance in :47.80, which ranked fourth among 89 training...
Read More about Busy Work Day for Top Churchill-Based 2 YOs

September 18, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Little doubt that Dale Romans has “bounced” after his Eclipse Award-winning 2012 season, but an incredible finish to the Iroquois Stakes on Saturday night made up for a lot of 2013 disappointment. A wild winner’s circle celebration was kicked off when a pair of Romans longshots, Cleburne...
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