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Lucarno Succumbs to Heart Attack

Lucarno (Dynaformer–Vignette, by Diesis GB), winner of the G1 St Leger S. in 2007, passed away after a heart attack at Longford House Stud in Ireland on Tuesday, Racing Post reported. He was 14. Trained by John Gosden for breeder George Strawbridge’s Augustin Stable, the bay took the Listed Fairway …

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Champion 2YO Toormore Dead

Toormore (Ire) (Arakan-Danetime Out Ire, by Danetime Ire) has died after sustaining an injury training in Dubai, Racing Post reports. Winner of the G2 Vintage S. and G1 Goffs Vincent O’Brien National S. for Middleham Park Racing and James Pak at two, Toormore was bought by Godolphin midway … Read …

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Godolphin Changes Management, Osborne Resumes Irish Role

The role of Godolphin Group CEO, presently filled by Joe Osborne, has been removed from the international operation’s power structure, Godolphin stated on their website on Tuesday evening. The statement read: Godolphin announces that the role of Group CEO has been discontinued from March 2018.  Responsibility for each operation around …

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Predicting First-Season Sire Success

The bloodstock business is truly extraordinary. Despite how few new sires ultimately become commercial successes, it is remarkable to witness the untethered enthusiasm, excitement and speculation which greets each new batch of unproven stallions that retire to the breeding shed every year. Despite the relatively unattractive odds involved, the majority …

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ParisLongchamp Back in the Limelight

Ahead of the reopening of Longchamp Racecourse, which has been rebranded as ParisLongchamp, the team involved in the redevelopment has received a boost with the news that John Gosden plans to aim Cracksman (GB) (Frankel GB) at the G1 Prix Ganay on Apr. 29. There’s nothing like the reappearance of …

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Ganay The Plan For Cracksman

The G1 Prix Ganay at Longchamp on Apr. 29 is the likely target for Cracksman (GB) (Frankel GB) to make his eagerly awaited seasonal debut. The G1 Sheema Classic at Meydan on Dubai World Cup night had been considered by connections as a potential starting point but Cracksman’s owner Anthony …

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