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Lucky Pulpit Sires Another Juvenile Winner

Arcadia, CA (May 18, 2017)-Ismelucky was second in her debut in a maiden race for California-bred 2-year-old fillies on May 4. On Thursday, she won a Santa Anita maiden race against open company under jockey Martin Garcia. After disputing the early pace, Ismelucky won by 2 1/2 lengths over Empress of Lov, who closed well […]

Unusual Heat Filly Fetches $195,000

Del Mar, CA (May 18, 2017)-Hip #26 a daughter of Unusual Heat brought $195,000 as the most expensive filly and was the second-highest price. She previewed in 10 and one and was consigned by McCarthy Bloodstock, Agent Harris Farms bred the Unusual Heat filly, named Super Patriot. She is out of the Reddatore mare Patriot […]

Unusual Heat Dies at 27

May 18, 2017 – Coalinga, CA – Unusual Heat, the All Time Leading Sire in California Progeny Earnings has passed away at 27 due to complications from arthritis induced laminitis. “It is with a very heavy heart that I have to report the passing of Unusual Heat today”, said Harris Auerbach, managing partner of the […]

Grecian Fire Responds to Addition of Blinkers in Alcatraz

By Chuck Dybdal Grecian Fire  responded gamely in the lane to pull off an impressive victory in the $75,675 Alcatraz Stakes at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday. A gelded son of Unusual Heat, a top California turf sire, out of Maggie’s Odyssey, a turf stakes-placed daughter of Kitten’s Joy, one of the nation’s top turf […]

At long odds, California hopefuls have real shots in Kentucky Derby

By Debbie Arrington Don’t forget California in Saturday’s 143rd Kentucky Derby. Representing the Golden State, Gormley, Irap and Battle of Midway will be long odds in one of the most wide open Derby fields in decades. “California is being overlooked,” said trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, who will saddle 30-1 long shot Battle of Midway. That dismissal […]