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Bentornato runs a strong 3rd in the $1.5 million Saudi Derby (G3)

Leon King Stable’s Florida-bred Bentornato , who won the first four starts of his career including clear victories last year in the first two Florida Sires Stakes series races, stalked the pace early and seized the lead from Set Up in the turn. He would briefly open a clear advantage under Luis Saez. But coming out of that New […]

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Bentornato Remains Unbeaten With Win In The FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Affirmed

Leon King Stable Corp.’s Bentornato continues to impress with each start as the Florida-bred colt is now a perfect four-for-four with another commanding victory Saturday at Gulfstream Park in the seven-furlong Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association Florida Sire Stakes Affirmed. Should the son of Bridlewood Farm stallion Valiant Minister win the $400,000 FTBOA Florida […]

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Bentornato remained undefeated with a 7 1/2-length win in the Dr. Fager division.

Bentornato  remained undefeated with a widening 7 1/2-length win as the odds-on favorite in the Sept. 9 $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Dr. Fager Stakes, giving trainer Jose D’Angelo a sweep of both the afternoon’s races for 2-year-olds sired by accredited Florida stallions at Gulfstream Park. All three of Bentornato’s wins have been in one-turn sprints but D’Angelo […]

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Bentornato Remains Unbeaten With Proud Man Score

Florida-bred Bentornato repeated his victorious debut score with a four-and-a-quarter-length victory in the $65,000 Proud Man against seven other 2-year-olds at Gulfstream Park Saturday. In winning the six-furlong test, the son of Bridlewood Farm stallion Valiant Minister also earned a $25,000 Florida-bred win bonus presented by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association. Ridden by […]

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OBS March: Valiant Minister 2 Year Old Sells for $170,000

Baoma sire VALIANT MINISTER (Candy Ride (ARG)– Spooky Minister by Deputy Minister) had one hip entered at OBS March: Hip #531, a colt  (Valiant Minister – Her Special Way) a Baoma Corp homebred sold for $170,000 after posting one of the fastest times of the day going 20.4.

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Legends Can’t Die Takes the Win

LEGENDS CAN’T DIE by Valiant Minister (Candy Ride, ARG), and a Baoma Corp homebred, wins NYRA Saratoga race 6 AOC gate to wire in 3rd start stretching out to a mile. “Legends” is now 2 wins from 3 starts.   Open to see the race replay:

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Love Minister, by Valiant Minister Wins

LOVE MINISTER, a $100,000 Ocala Breeders Sale Spring 2021 first crop Valiant Minister gelding out of Love In Bloom (More Than Ready) wins gate to wire, breaking his maiden at 5 1/2 f. on the turf in 1:03.21. Open to see the race replay:

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Legends Can’t Die, Takes a Step to Being Legendary

Baoma homebred, LEGENDS CAN’T DIE by Valiant Minister o/o La Nonna by Unbridled’s Song wins by a head on debut! $90,000 MSW, 6f on turf at Belmont Park in 1:07.90. 2019 gelding from sire’s first crop sold @obssales April for $350,000. Open to see the race replay:

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Valiancy, a Valiant Minister Filly Takes the Win

Valiancy, a filly by Valiant Minister, out of Resilient Humor, gets it done 2nd time out at 1 mile, winning by 3 3/4. Open to see race replay:

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Valiant Minister filly, Outfoxed, Wins FTBOA Champion 2 Year Old Honor

Baoma, won the Breeders award for Valiant Minister filly, Outfoxed, at the recent FTBOA awards ceremony.

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