Sam-Son Homebred El Tormenta Upsets Woodbine Mile

Published by: bloodhorse.com
Written by: Claire Crosby

Brilliant horses bred and owned by Sam-Son Farm have galloped their way to victory around Woodbine's sweeping turns since the iconic operation was founded in 1972.

As the third generation of Sam-Son owners watched from the stands Sept. 14, 44-1 shot El Tormenta added his name to that storied list with a win no one saw coming in the CA$1,121,100 million (US$843,703) Ricoh Woodbine Mile Stakes (G1T). 

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El Tormenta Hopes To Avoid ‘Troubled Trip’ In Woodbine Mile

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Published by: paulickreport.com
Written by: Woodbine Communications
Image: Michael Burns

El Tormenta, whose name translates from Spanish as “The Storm,” has been the victim of poor racing luck in his last three starts after becoming a stakes winner in his local seasonal bow.

Now, trainer Gail Cox will be hoping the four-year-old Sam-Son Farm homebred can find smoother currents in next Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course.

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Sam-Son Farm Tests Commercial Yearling Market

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Published by: bloodhorse.com
Written by: Ron Mitchell
Image: Anne M. Eberhardt

For more than four decades, Sam-Son Farm has been one of the most successful breeding and racing operations in Canada, with 10 equine and two individual members of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

Now, with an eye toward expanding its business model, Sam-Son will have its first public auction yearling consignment at the Sept. 9-22 Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

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Sam-Son Announces its Participation and the 2019 Keenland September Sale

Sam-Son Farm proudly announces that a limited number of our yearlings will be offered at the upcoming Keeneland September Sale.

This will be our most significant offering of yearlings in many years and will give buyers an opportunity to select from our most storied and exclusive families.  We are confident that this group will be very well received. 

For more information contact Farm Manager, Dave Whitford.

Desert Ride Wraps Up Triple Tiara With Win in Wonder Where Stakes

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Published by: horse-canada.com
Written by: Woodbine Communications
Image from: Mr. Will Wong

Sam-Son Farm’s Woodbine Oaks-winning filly Desert Ride closed out the Triple Tiara by taking the $225,000 Wonder Where Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Desert Ride Adds to Family's Résumé in Woodbine Oaks

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Published by: bloodhorse.com
Written by: Christine Oser

Sam-Son Farm's lightly raced homebred Desert Ride, who hails from Canadian champions, kept the family's success rolling when she closed fast to take the US$377,504 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser June 8. The 1 1/8-mile test on Woodbine's Tapeta track for 3-year-old fillies bred in Canada was the first stakes attempt for the Candy Ride  filly.

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El Tormenta Storms To Connaught Cup Victory

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Published by: Paulickreport.com
Written by: Woodbine Communications Office

Sam-Son Farm's El Tormenta out-finished the favorites to earn his first stakes victory in Saturday's co-featured $175,000 Connaught Cup (Grade 2) contested over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course at Woodbine.

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Sam-Son Firster Charges to ‘TDN Rising Star’ Tag

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Published by: thoroughbreddailynews.com

Sam-Son firster Desert Ride (Candy Ride {Arg}) produced a stunning turn of foot and sustained a 2 1/2-furlong rally to graduate at first asking Thursday at the Fair Grounds and become the afternoon’s second ‘TDN Rising Star.’

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