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Grand Slam (horse)
Grand Slam (foaled 1995 in Kentucky, died March 31, 2012)[1] was an American thoroughbred racehorse.Contents1 Background 2 Racing career2.1 1997: two-year-old season 2.2 1998: three-year-old season3 Stud record 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] Trained by D. Wayne Lukas, the dark bay son of Gone West was purchased at the September 1996 Keeneland Sales as a yearling for $300,000 by Robert & Christina Baker, William Mack, and David Cornstein. Grand Slam was sired by Gone West and out of Bright Candles. David Cornstein's wife Sheila named the colt after a bridge hand in which all 13 tricks are taken.[2] In 1997, Coolmore Stud purchased half of the colt for $500,000. Racing career[edit] 1997: two-year-old season[edit] A two-time Grade I winner as a juvenile, Grand Slam scored all four of his career victories over the dirt at Belmont Park.[3] At age two, he won the Belmont Futurity Stakes in September and Champagne Stakes in October, both Grade I races
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Keeneland Sales
Keeneland
Keeneland
Sales is an American Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
auction house in Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
founded in 1935 as a nonprofit racing/auction entity on 147 acres (0.59 km2) of farmland west of Lexington, which had been owned by Jack O. Keene. A division of Keeneland
Keeneland
Association, Inc., it holds three annual horse auctions that attract buyers from around the globe:January - Horses of All AgesThis sale, as its name implies, features horses of all ages, including breeding stock, horses of racing age and short yearlings. Breeding "seasons"—the rights to breed one mare to a specified stallion in a given year—are also sold at this auction.September - YearlingThis sale, the world's largest sale of yearlings, has been conducted at various times in the fall since 1944, and was permanently moved to September in 1960
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
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Ashford Stud
Coolmore Stud, in Fethard, County Tipperary
Fethard, County Tipperary
in Ireland, is headquarters of the world's largest breeding operation of thoroughbred racehorses.[1] Through its racing arm, Ballydoyle, Coolmore also has raced many classic winners and champions.[2] The operation is currently owned and run by the Magnier family, which has been associated with a long sequence of top-class stallions since the 1850s, originally in Co Cork, Ireland where stallions still stand as part of Coolmore today. Coolmore was home to champion sires Sadler's Wells[3] and Danehill,[4] and currently features leading sire Galileo.
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Churchill Downs
Churchill Downs, located on Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky, United States, is a Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
racetrack most famous for annually hosting the Kentucky
Kentucky
Derby. It officially opened in 1875, and held the first Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
and the first Kentucky Oaks
Kentucky Oaks
in the same year. Churchill Downs
Churchill Downs
has also hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
on eight occasions, most recently in 2011. It is next scheduled to host the Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
in 2018.[1] Churchill Downs Incorporated owns and operates the racetrack
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Breeders' Cup Sprint
The Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
Sprint is an American Weight for Age Grade I Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse race for horses three years old and older. Run on dirt over a distance of 6 Furlongs (​3⁄4 mile), the race has been held annually since 1984 at a different racetrack in the United States or Canada
Canada
as part of the Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
World Championships.Contents1 Automatic Berths 2 Records 3 Winners of the Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
Sprint since 1984 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksAutomatic Berths[edit] Beginning in 2007, the Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
developed The Breeders' Cup Challenge, a series of races in each division that allotted automatic qualifying bids to winners of defined races
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Jerome Handicap
The Jerome Stakes is a Listed stakes race for thoroughbred horses run each January at one mile 70 yards on the inner dirt track at Aqueduct Racetrack. It is open to three-year-olds and currently carries a purse of $150,000. The race is a Road to the Kentucky Derby Prep Season qualifying race. The winner receives 10 points toward qualifying for the Kentucky Derby. The Jerome is the second oldest stakes race in the country and in 2017 will be in its 147th running. Named after Leonard W. Jerome, the founder of the old Jerome Park Racetrack
Jerome Park Racetrack
in The Bronx, a predecessor to Belmont Park... Mr. Jerome was the grandfather of The Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, etc. On September 3, 1960, the great Kelso was ridden for the first time by Eddie Arcaro. In 1875, Aristides, the winner of the inaugural Kentucky Derby, won this race. In 1878, Duke of Magenta came home first
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Swaps Stakes
The Los Alamitos Derby (formerly the Swaps Stakes) is a race for Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horses run annually at Los Alamitos Race Course
Los Alamitos Race Course
in Los Alamitos, California. The race is open to three-year-old horses willing to race one and one-eighth miles on the dirt. A Grade III event, it currently carries a purse of $200,000. Before 2014, the race was called the Swaps Stakes and was run at Hollywood Park Racetrack, before its closure in 2013. Run in mid-July, this race was named for the notable California-bred 1955 Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
winner, Swaps, before moving to Los Alamitos. In 1977, U.S. Triple Crown champion Seattle Slew
Seattle Slew
suffered the first loss of his career when he ran fourth to winner J O Tobin. From the race's inauguration in 1976 as the Swaps Stakes until 1988, the race was run as a Gr.I
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Haskell Invitational
The Haskell Invitational (formerly known as the Haskell Invitational Handicap) is an American Grade I race for thoroughbred horses. In 1968, the Board of Directors
Board of Directors
of Monmouth Park Racetrack
Monmouth Park Racetrack
in Oceanport, New Jersey honored its former President and Chairman Amory L. Haskell (1893-1966) with the Amory L. Haskell Handicap, a race for older horses. In 1981, the race was made an invitation-only stakes for 3-year-olds at ​1 1⁄8 miles. It has been run under allowance weight conditions beginning with the 2006 running. A major race for three-year-olds in between the U.S
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Belmont Stakes
The Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
is an American Grade I stakes Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse race held every June at Belmont Park
Belmont Park
in Elmont, New York. It is a 1.5-mile-long (2.4 km) horse race, open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. Colts and geldings carry a weight of 126 pounds (57 kg); fillies carry 121 pounds (55 kg)
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Lexington Stakes
The Coolmore Lexington Stakes is an American Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse race held annually in mid to late April at Keeneland
Keeneland
Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. Open to three-year-old horses, the Grade III event is contested on Keeneland's Dirt Main Track over a distance of ​1 1⁄16 miles (8.5 furlongs) It was run as Calumet Purse, an overnight allowance race, from 1973 to 1983. Renamed the Lexington Stakes in 1984, since 1998 it has been sponsored by Ireland's renowned Coolmore Stud. First run in 1936, it was a six furlong race for two-year-olds during Keeneland's inaugural meeting. Then, it was an ​1 1⁄4 mile overnight handicap for 3-year-olds and up from 1938 to 1941. A listed race in 1984, it achieved Grade III status in 1986 and was a GII from 1988 through 2010
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Hollywood Park Racetrack
Hollywood Park, later sold and referred to as Betfair
Betfair
Hollywood Park, was a thoroughbred race course located in Inglewood, California, about 3 miles (5 km) from Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
and adjacent to the Forum indoor arena.[1][2] In 1994 Hollywood Park Casino, with a poker card room, was added to the racetrack complex.[1] Horse racing
Horse racing
and training were shut down in December 2013 though the casino operations continued while a new state of the art casino building opened in October 2016.[1][2] The former horse racetrack area will be the site of Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park, home of the Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
and the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League, when the stadium is completed in 2020
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Breeders' Cup Juvenile
The Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
Juvenile is a Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse race for 2-year-old colts and geldings raced on dirt. It is held annually in late October or early November at a different racetrack in the United States
United States
or Canada
Canada
as part of the Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
World Championships. The current purse is $2,000,000, making it the most valuable race for two-year-olds in North America
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Belmont Park
Belmont Park
Belmont Park
is a major Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse-racing facility located in Elmont, New York, just outside New York City
New York City
limits. It first opened on May 4, 1905
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Horse Racing
Horse
Horse
racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys or driven over a set distance for competition. It is one of the most ancient of all sports and its basic premise – to identify which of two or more horses is the fastest over a set course or distance – has remained unchanged since the earliest times.[1] Horse
Horse
races vary widely in format. Often, countries have developed their own particular horse racing traditions
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Thoroughbred
The Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
is a horse breed best known for its use in horse racing. Although the word thoroughbred is sometimes used to refer to any breed of purebred horse, it technically refers only to the Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
breed. Thoroughbreds are considered "hot-blooded" horses that are known for their agility, speed, and spirit. The Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
as it is known today was developed in 17th and 18th-century England, when native mares were crossbred with imported Oriental stallions of Arabian, Barb, and Turkoman breeding. All modern Thoroughbreds can trace their pedigrees to three stallions originally imported into England in the 17th century and 18th century and to a larger number of foundation mares of mostly English breeding
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