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February 6, 2019

Holy Bull winner Harvey Wallbanger will remain in Florida to contest the local preps. Is possible for the Fountain of Youth, but will definitely show up in the Florida Derby. Could have a rematch with Maximus Mischief.

J.B. McKathan of the legendary McKathan Brothers unexpectedly passed away this past weekend.

Australian Derby winner Levendi sustained a pelvic fracture in a trial at Warwick. Career is in obvious jeopardy but injury does not seem life threatening.

GSWs Nature Strip, Ringerdingding, Fifty Stars, and Brave Smash have been removed from Darren Weir’s stable. Darren Weir has been handed down a 4 year suspension so far that is expected to grow.

Darley will not renew its sponsorship for the Irish Oaks and the Yorkshire Oaks.

G2 winner Cheekaboo sold at the Fasig Tipton Winter Mixed Sale for $300,000 to KR Japan.

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