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Endorsed, half-brother to Cody's Wish, to enter stud at Northview

Chespeake City, MD- Endorsed, a half brother to newly crowned Horse Of The Year Cody's Wish, has been purchased by Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, MD where he will stand the 2024 breeding season.

Bred by Goldolphin, the Gr 2 winning Endorsed is by sire of sires MEDAGLIA D'ORO and out of the Gr 1 winning Tapit mare Dance Card, winner of the Gazelle S [G1] and third in the Breeders Cup Filly And Mare Sprint [G1].  His half brother, champion Cody's Wish will enter stud this year at Darley after a career that included 5 grade 1 wins, twice in the Breeders Cup Mile as a 4yo and 5yo, and culminating in being named Champion Older Dirt Male and Horse Of The Year in 2023. 

Endorsed broke his maiden as a 2yo at first asking in a 6 furlong MSW race at Saratoga, stopping the clock in 1:11.22 and earning a 103 Equibase Speed Figure.  Two starts later, Endorsed won an allowance race at Belmont in a very fast 1:08.78.  He went on to finish in the money in 8 stakes, including wins in the Winstar Gulfstream Park Mile S [G2] and the Fred W Hooper [G3].  Finishing second in the Westchester S [G3], beaten a half length by Grade 1 winner Code Of Honor, Endorsed earned a career high 113 Equibase Speed Figure.  

Proving soundness and class, Endorsed raced 36 times from 2 to 7, with 7 wins and finishing in the money 20 times.  He earned $970,133 sporting Equibase Speed Figures of 100 or more 20 times. Endorsed retired from racing in December of 2023 after suffering an injury while training for the Pegasus World Cup [G1].  

"Endorsed has been on our radar for quite some time and we're thrilled to present a horse of this quality to the Mid Atlantic region," said David Wade, General Manager of Northview Stallion Station.  

"By a world class sire, out of a grade 1 winning Tapit mare, a half brother to Cody's Wish, brilliant miler, multiple graded stakes winner, excellent conformation, long racing career, I could go on and on."  Wade added, "Endorsed will begin covering mares March 15 as he is recovering from surgery to his right front fetlock and we will be selective of the mares to be bred to him.  Because of this, we'll stand him for an introductory fee of $5,000 LFSN.  He's going to be very popular and we invite breeders to come inspect him at the farm by appointment.  I expect him to arrive mid February.”

(Northview Stallion Station press release. This release has been edited for style and clarity. If there are any questions, please contact the organization which provided the release.)

WVTBA Stallion Season Auction to run Feb. 8-12

(Edited press release- WVTBA) announces the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association (WVTBA) Stallion Service Auction to be held online from February 8th to February 11th. 

50 stallions are being offered, including stallions from Kentucky, New York, Maryland and West Virginia. 

West Virginia offerings include perennial leading sire Fiber Sonde, up and coming sires Juba, Bullsbay, and Golden Years, WV leading first crop sire, Redirect and new to WV, the graded stakes winning son of Into Mischief, My Prankster. 

Kentucky stallions include top 10 freshman sire, Copper Bullet, Kentucky Derby sire Keen Ice, Idol, a G1 winning son of Curlin, and proven sire Tapiture. 

New York stallions include proven sire Mission Impazible, Breeders' Cup Mile winner Tourist, and stakes winning son of Into Mischief, Honest Mischief. 

Maryland G1 sire Cupid is also being offered. 

Proceeds of the auction will support operations of the WVTBA. The West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association is a non-profit corporation that was founded in 1968 with the purpose to foster and promote the thoroughbred breeding and racing industries in West Virginia. team produces North America's Leading Online Auctions for Horses. The management team pioneered internet auctions for horses and has produced 131 Online Auctions since 2012 boasting a high seller of $226,000. Their online auctions include the complete dispersal of RD Hubbard Thoroughbreds, which grossed over $1.5 million dollars with an average price of $28,895. 

Tim and Cathy are the industry's most experienced show horse auction managers. Our team managed more than 380 live horse auctions selling over 80,000 horses since 1978. Tim’s previous firm, Professional Auction Services, was the largest show horse auction company in the world, by number of horses sold for 15 years.

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My Prankster to stand at O'Sullivan Farms

(Edited press release - O'Sullivan Farms)

My Prankster (bay horse, foaled 2019 by Into Mischief—My Wandy's Girl), has just been sold and will stand the 2024 breeding season at O'Sullivan Farms, located in Charles Town, West Virginia.

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Purchase your 2024 "This is Horse Racing" calendar and support the Maryland Horse Foundation!

Looking for holiday gift inspiration and a great cause to donate to this holiday season? Look no further than the 2024 "This is Horse Racing" calendar!  

This year's calendar roster includes fan favorites such as Cody’s Wish, Arcangelo, Mage and others with photography by Eclipse Award winners Tod Marks, Eclipse Sportswire and others.

Purchase your calendar between Dec. 13 and Dec. 15, and $10 of your purchase will go towards supporting the programs and initiatives of the Maryland Horse Foundation!

Don't want to have to wait for shipping? Stop by the Maryland Horse Library & Education Center's Christmas Open House on Friday, Dec. 15 and purchase your calendar there at a discounted rate!

Purchase your calendar HERE

Learn more about the Maryland Horse Foundation HERE


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