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£160,000 Point Of Entry colt caps big European breeze-up season

June 4, 2021

Schumer Bloodstock’s foray into the European breeze-up market ended with a bang on Thursday at the relocated Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale in Newmarket thanks to the sale of a Point Of Entry colt for £160,000 – the fifth highest price recorded during the sale. The colt had been a $35,000 yearling purchase by Chad…

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From $20,000 to £260,000 – big result at Arqana

May 30, 2021

Our breeze-up season in Europe with Church Farm and Horse Park Stud continued in excellent style on Friday with the sale of a Distorted Humor colt for £260,000 to Peter and Ross Doyle at the relocated Arqana May Sale in Doncaster. Despite being a half-brother to two G1 horses – Silentio and No Name –…

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The King Cheek rules in Sir Barton; dam purchased by Schumer Bloodstock

May 15, 2021

The King Cheek provided his dam Selfie with a major update on the Preakness Stakes undercard at Pimlico on Saturday when capturing the Sir Barton Stakes. The three-year-old is the second foal out of Selfie, a winning daughter of War Chant who was a private purchase off the track by Schumer Bloodstock. Already the winner…

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Successful Tattersalls Craven Sale

April 15, 2021

Best of luck to the purchasers of our pinhooks who sold at the Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Up Sale in Newmarket, England, this week. Rabbah Bloodstock outbid Sean Woods at 145,000gns for the More Than Ready colt out of Goose Martini. He was purchased privately last September after failing to sell for $47,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky…

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Troll Peninsula looks smart for Roger Varian

April 1, 2021

Troll Peninsula justified the patience of his owners, the Niarchos family’s Flaxman Stables Ireland, in impressive style on Wednesday when making it two from three at Kempton Park. The Karakontie gelding was bred by Lannister Holdings out of mare purchase Perfect Step. Previously successful on his second start for Roger Varian and shouldered with a…

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G3 success for La Trafa; sire and dam purchased by Schumer Bloodstock

March 15, 2021

The result of the Group 3 Prix Selection De Potrancas at Hipodromo Chile in Chile on Saturday represented a major stakes double for Schumer Bloodstock, the purchaser of both the sire and dam of the winner La Trafa. La Trafa is from the first crop of Ahora, a Tiznow half-brother to Grade 1 winner and…

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Yearling purchase Midnight Sands brilliant in G3 victory

March 6, 2021

Midnight Sands, a Keeneland September yearling purchase with Johnny Collins of Brown Island Stables, bounced back to his brilliant best at Meydan on Saturday with an easy win in the Group 3 Burj Nahaar. Making his first start back for Doug Watson following a spell in the US, Midnight Sands made light of a wide…

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New stakes win for Star Of The North

March 1, 2021

Michael Grossman’s homebred Star Of The North continued her relentless rise through the ranks on Saturday with a highly impressive win in the Two Altazano Stakes at Sam Houston. Trained by Francisco Bravo, the Minnesota-bred Star Of The North is the latest high-profile runner for her dam, Schumer Bloodstock purchase Always A Star. In addition,…

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Another gem for $45,000 purchase Agatha

February 15, 2021

An excellent run for Schumer Bloodstock graduates continued at the weekend with the maiden special victories of Reggae Music Man and Bold Agenda. Ginellen Racing’s homebred Reggae Music Man romped by 6 1/2 lengths to make it third time lucky at Aqueduct. The son of Maclean’s Music is out of $15,000 purchase Shukriya, a stakes-placed…

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Smart Aqueduct win for Pletcher 3yo; dam a Schumer purchase

February 9, 2021

A good update came the way of recent purchase Smart ‘N Special in the win of Atlantic Road for Todd Pletcher at Aqueduct on Monday. The Quality Road colt was making only his second start and showed a determined attitude to repel Nepotism with the pair five lengths clear of the third. Pletcher is in…

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