2 Year old colt Lawn Ranger wins the G3 Bourbon S at Keeneland 10/06/2014 Turf Stable's LAWN RANGER broke his maiden less than a month ago and now he is a G3 stakes winner. He made a bold move, racing without Lasix, to take the lead and stay there to win the Bourbon S G3 at Keeneland. He was bred by Scott E. Ricker & Carol M. Ricker.
Lawn Ranger was selected by Kenny at the Keeneland '13 September Yearling Sale.
The Truth Or Else third in the Champagne G1 10/05/2014 Two year old colt, The Truth Or Else broke his maiden at Belmont less than a month ago and now has graded black type. He is owned by Harold Lerner LLC and was bred by Green Lantern Stables.
Lexington-based Thoroughbred trainer and breeder Kenny McPeek has a keen eye for the perfect racehorse.
"I find a runner in the most unusual places," said McPeek, whose major accomplishments include purchasing one of the most decorated horses ever, Curlin, for just $57,000 as a yearling at Keeneland."
War Dancer 3rd in the KENTUCKY TURF CUP S.-G3 09/14/2014 Multiple Graded SW WAR DANCER ran third in the KENTUCKY TURF CUP S.-G3 for owners Diamond M Stable. He has earned a tick under $650,000.
On the same day the well named 2 year old colt Lawn Ranger by U S Ranger kicked clear at Kentucky Downs to win his second start with ease. He has earned $59,700 for owner Turf Stable LLC
Golden Ticket Last to First in the Left Bank 09/06/2014 Golden Ticket made his 28th start a winning one surging wide from behind to take the Left Bank S. at Churchill for Magic City. Next up, the Breeders' Cup Mile. Golden Ticket extended his earnings to $1,329,090.
Two year old FIVE HEARTS bags MSW by 5 without Lasix 08/03/2014 Here come the two year olds. Magdalena Racing's 2 year old Langfuhr filly
FIVE HEARTS (racing without Lasix) drew off to graduate by 5 1/2 lengths in a MSW at Ellis Park.
Frac Daddy second in the Dominion Day G3 07/01/2014 MSW FRAC DADDY, winner last out of the Eclipse S. G2 at Woodbine, was just caught in deep stretch in the Dominion Day S. G3 also at Woodbine and finished second. He is owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners.
Flashy American 2nd in the Fleur de Lis G2 06/15/2014 Winner of the Sixty Sails G3 at Hawthorne last out, FLASHY AMERICAN came wide and kicked on for second in the Fleur de Lis G2 at Churchill, She has earned over $550,000 for owner Preston Stables and breeder H and W Thoroughbreds.
KEENELAND PRESENTS AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS: (MC) PEEK-ING AT THE RIGHT TIME 06/05/2014 Courtesy of the Paulick Report
A light schedule of just five graded stakes over the weekend resulted in very few changes in the American Graded Stakes Standings for this week.
The most impressive performance of the week goes to Frac Daddy, who drew off to capture the G2 Eclipse Stakes at Woodbine by five lengths. It was the second graded stakes win of the year for the 4-year-old son of Scat Daddy - he romped to a 4 ¾-length win in the G3 Ben Ali at Keeneland in April. The gray/roan colt, while competitive on turf and dirt, appears to excel on synthetic surfaces.
While Frac Daddy's Eclipse victory still left him just shy of joining the top horses on the AGS list, it did move his trainer, Ken McPeek, into the top five on the AGS trainers list. The Kentucky native has sent out five individual graded stakes winners this season. In addition to Frac Daddy, McPeek has saddled Flashy American (G3 Sixty Sails), Occasional View (G3 Commonwealth), War Dancer (G3 Louisville), and Rosalind (G1 Ashland).
Frac Daddy wins the Eclipse G2 at Woodbine 06/02/2014 FRAC DADDY had no trouble keeping his score perfect on Poly. He drew off with authority to score in the Eclipse G2 at Woodbine by five lengths. He was just a couple of ticks off the track record. He extended his earnings to $645,920 for owner Magic City
War Dancer scores in a thrilling Louisville H. G3T 05/25/2014
Headed in the stretch, War Dancer fought back to even terms and dove to the wire for the win. He was purchased by Kenny and owned by Diamond M Stable. He has earned over $541,000.
Kenny enjoyed a third win the Louisville Handicap, following a victory in 2007 with Drilling for Oil and in 2002 with Pisces, who finished in a dead heat.
PRAIA wins the Keertana S at Churchill 05/18/2014 PRAIA is multiple graded stakes placed, but won her first stakes race in the Keertana S at Churchill. She split horses to take over the lead and held it. She is a homebred for Haras Old Friends in Brazil. She has earned over $230,000 for her connections and also greatly enhanced her future value as a broodmare.
Occasional View 2nd in the Virgil S. G3 at Woodbine 05/12/2014 Graded SW OCCASIONAL VIEW traveled north after his win the the Commonwealth S.G3 at Keeneland and almost got the job done in the Virgil S. G3 at Woodbine. He was a closing second. He has now bankrolled $367,290. He was a good claim by Kenny last fall for his owner Robert Trussell. He was bred by George Strawbridge, Jr.
Golden Ticket 2nd in the Alysheba G 2 05/03/2014 GOLDEN TICKET sustained a long drive to get up for 2nd in the Alysheba G2 on the Oaks undercard. He has earned $1,238,178 for his owner Magic City Thoroughbred Partners.
Landaluce Educe Stables' Rosalind (Broken Vow) breezed a half-mile in :49.40 at Churchill DownsSaturday morning. The work, which was the 34th fastest of 75 at the distance, will be the filly's final preparation before Friday'sGI Kentucky Oaks.
War Dancer second in the Elkhorn G2 at Keeneland 04/26/2014 G 2 SW WAR DANCER came wide, hit the front and was caught by a late closer in the Elkhorn G2. He is owned by Magdalena Racing and Diamond M Stable and has earned over $475,000 for his connections.
FABULOUS DAY at the races! Two G3 wins and a Keeneland allowance win 04/20/2014 FRAC DADDY took over easily to win the Ben Ali (G3) at Keeneland for Magic City. He has earned over 1/2 a million dollars. At Hawthorne, FLASHY AMERICAN took the Sixty Sails (G3) coming through on the rail. He is owned by Preston Stables and has also won over 1/2 a million dollars. Icing on the cake was Magdalena Stables Bellarmine who wired the field in an allowance at Keeneland. He has bumped his earnings over $150,000.
TAKE CHARGE LADY named KY BROODMARE OF THE YEAR 04/18/2014 Kenny is proud to have been the trainer of Champion Take Charge Lady throughout her racing career.
Eaton Sales' Take Charge Lady, the dam of 2013 champion 3-year-old colt Will Take Charge and grade I winner Take Charge Indy , was honored as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon April 17.
Great day at Keeneland for Kenny! 04/13/2014 Occasional View won the G3 Commonwealth Stakes for owner Robert Trussell clearing the field with ease. To make it even better, Sultry Cat drew away to break his maiden first out for owner Chasing Dreams Racing.
Rosalind dead heats to win the Ashland G1 04/05/2014 Rosalind makes Kenny's 150th stakes win a G1 in the Ashland! Kenny seems to be the G1 dead heat specialist: first the Travers G1 and now the Ashland G1.Rosalind came extremely wide, cleared and held on. She is owned by Landaluce Educe Stables. Kenny also won the Ashland with Take Charge Lady. VIEW VIDEO
GOLDEN TICKET misses to Palace Malice by a nose 03/09/2014 GOLDEN TICKET made a wide run and missed winning the Gulfstream Park Handicap G 2 by a nose.He has now earned $1,146,830 for his owners Magic City Thoroughbred Partners.
Frac Daddy 2nd in the MAXXAM GOLD CUP S 03/03/2014 MSW FRAC DADDY ran a willing 2nd in the $100,000 MAXXAM GOLD CUP S at Sam Houston in his first race this year. He has earned $425,000 + for his owners Magic City Thoroughbred Partners.
At McPeek Racing, we are dedicated to providing the best care of the horses we manage.
We keep a division of horses at both Keeneland Racecourse or Churchill Downs. We also have our facility in Lexington at Magdalena, which has access to turf tracks, big 14x14 foot stalls, plenty of turnout paddocks, a round pen, an indoor arena, riding trails, and many other amenities designed for the benefit of your horse.
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