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2015 Lana Hershel Sniderman Award Winner

The Board of Directors of LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society is pleased to announce that the 2015 Lana Hershel Sniderman Award (formerly named the Volterra Award) will be presented to Sam-Son Farm and the Samuel/Balaz family at LongRun’s gala fundraiser, “Prancing…

Jockey Patrick Husbands guides Sam-Son Farm's Speightsong to victory in the $150,000 Queenston Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Speightsong Hits a High Note in Queenston

Sam-Son Farm’s well-bred Speightsong, with Patrick Husbands aboard, made every pole a winning one, taking the featured $150,000, seven furlong Queenston Stakes for Canadian-bred three-year-olds, Saturday at Woodbine. Sent postward a prohibitive 3-5 choice in the six-horse field, Speightsong, a…

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73 Nominated to the 154th Queen’s Plate

Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the Queen’s Plate. The historic Plate, set for Sunday, July 7th at Woodbine, is North America’s longest continuously-run stakes race and first jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred…

Emma Jayne Wilson guides Magic Broomstick

Magic Broomstick Sweeps to Victory in Bessarabian

Magic Broomstick flew home late, under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson, to take Saturday’s Grade 3, $153,400 Bessarabian Stakes, at Woodbine. The dark bay daughter of More Than Ready, trained by Malcolm Pierce for owner Sam-Son Farms, made the final start of…

Eric Lamaze and Ian Millar

Ian Millar and Hickstead Inducted into Jump Canada Hall of Fame

Ten-time Olympian Ian Millar and 2008 Olympic Show Jumping Champion horse Hickstead were inducted into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame. Presented by BMO Financial Group, the seventh annual Induction Ceremony and Gala was held on Sunday, November 4, 2012,…

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Magic Broomstick Sweeps Field for River Memories Score

Sam-Son Farms’ Magic Broomstick rallied from the back of the pack to score a dramatic win in Saturday’s off-the-turf $100,000 River Memories Stakes, at Woodbine. The dark bay daughter of More Than Ready-Special Brush, trained by Malcolm Pierce and ridden…

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Queen’s Plate Notes: Prince Raphael is Out

Prince Raphael, a three-year-old son of Shakespeare, will not contest Sunday’s 153rd running of the Queen’s Plate. Owned by Cristina and Oslen Belle, and Doug Reddington, trained by Debbie England and to have been ridden by Richard Dos Ramos, Prince…

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Sam-Son Champion Wilderness Song Passes Away

Sam-Son Farm has announced the passing of Wilderness Song (1988–2011), the bay mare that gave the legendary Canadian owner-breeder its’ first Grade 1 winner in the United States. Wilderness Song, a homebred daughter of Wild Again-Nalee’s Rhythm, captured the Grade…

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