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Champion Songbird Retired From Racing

Songbird (Medaglia d’Oro) and jockey Mike Smith win the Ogden Phipps (Gr I) at Belmont Park 6/10/17. Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer. Owner: Fox Hill Farm Two-time Eclipse champion Songbird has been retired from racing, it was announced Thursday morning. After the filly’s second-place finish in the G1 Personal Ensign, owner Rick Porter had her sent to Kentucky to be examined by ...

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Danzing Candy Fractures Ankle During Friday Gallop, Retired

Danzing Candy, the 8-5 morning line favorite for Saturday’s Grade II $ 200,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes at Del Mar, suffered a career-ending fracture to an ankle Friday morning during a routine gallop on the eve of the race. “Just took a bad step,” owner Ted Aroney, said by telephone from his Rancho Santa Fe residence. “The timing is bad … we came pretty close ...

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2015 Arlington Million Winner The Pizza Man Retired

Multiple Grade 1 winner The Pizza Man, winner of the Arlington Million in 2015, has been retired from racing. The Illinois-bred champion most recently finished last in the 2017 edition of the Million, and as the Blood-Horse reports, the 8-year-old gelding was discovered to have a chip in his left front ankle. At that point, The Pizza Man’s connections – owner/breeder Midwest ...

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Two-Time G1-Winning Sprinter A. P. Indian Retired From Racing

A. P. Indian (Indian Charlie) and jockey Joe Bravo win the Forego (Gr I) at Saratoga Racecourse 8/27/16. Trainer: Arnaud Delacour. Owner: Green Lantern Stables Talented sprinter A. P. Indian, winner of both the G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt and G1 Forego in 2016, has been retired from racing, according to the Blood-Horse. The 7-year-old gelding by Indian Charlie was forced to ...

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‘The Pride Of Maryland’ Ben’s Cat Retired From Racing

Multiple graded stakes winner and Maryland Horse of the Year Ben’s Cat has been retired from racing at age 11. The Daily Racing Form reports that the hard-knocking gelding finished his career with 32 wins from 63 starts, and earned over $ 2.6 million. Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury, who also bred and owned Ben’s Cat, told the Form on Tuesday, “I feel bad about ...

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Five-Time Group 1 Winner Solow Retired From Racing

The Wertheimer brothers’ Solow, who flashed his brilliance in 2015 when he captured five Group 1 stakes, has been retired from racing. Sporting Life reports that the 7-year-old gelding by Singspiel had never quite recovered since suffering a leg injury in the spring of last year. While he missed the entire 2016 season, it had been reported that Solow was currently ...

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‘Queen Of The Turf’, Eclipse Champion Tepin Retired From Racing

Tepin (Bernstein), Julien Leparoux up, wins the BC Mile. Two-time Eclipse Award-winner Tepin has been retired from racing, according to a report in the Thoroughbred Daily News. Owner Robert Masterson told the TDN, “Tepin is being retired. There is nothing physically wrong with her. She just isn’t interested in running any more.” “There are no plans to breed her this year. ...

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‘Queen Of The Turf’, Eclipse Champion Tepin Retired From Racing

Tepin (Bernstein), Julien Leparoux up, wins the BC Mile. Two-time Eclipse Award-winner Tepin has been retired from racing, according to a report in the Thoroughbred Daily News. Owner Robert Masterson told the TDN, “Tepin is being retired. There is nothing physically wrong with her. She just isn’t interested in running any more.” “There are no plans to breed her this year. ...

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