Breeding News


Andrew Watkins
Arrogate has won four major Grade 1 or Group 1 races in his last four starts, including the Dubai World Cup in March.
John G. Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm has acquired a 50 percent interest in Bubbler, the dam of champion Arrogate.Full Story >>
TODAY June 26, 2017
Lord Nelson retired to Spendthrift Farm as one of the hottest incoming stallion prospects of the 2017 class, but things from that point didn't go as planned.
In a racing milieu dominated by Europe’s two best sires Galileo and Dubawi, the undoubted star sire of last week’s Royal Ascot meeting was the late, much lamented Scat Daddy. Winner of the 2007 Grade 1 Florida Derby, Scat Daddy died Dec. 15, 2015, at ...
YESTERDAY June 25, 2017
Benchmark, a multiple Grade 2 winner and California sire, was euthanized Friday due to the infirmities of old age. He was 26.
June 23, 2017
Megagray is a product of the Gustav Schickedanz breeding program on both sides of the family, and given the Canadian Hall of Fame horseman's two wins in the Queen's Plate as an owner, that's not bad.
Norumbega, a Grade 2 winner and young Maryland stallion, was euthanized June 6 due to complications from colic surgery. He was 7.
Stormin Fever, a Grade 3 winner and pensioned California sire, was euthanized Thursday due to the infirmities of old age. He was 23.
June 21, 2017
Classic sire and former world record-holder Elusive Quality has been pensioned from stallion duty. The 24-year-old stallion will live out his retirement at Darley’s American base at Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky.
June 20, 2017
Hargus Sexton, a prominent Kentucky Thoroughbred breeder, died June 15 at his home in Versailles, Ky. He was 96.
The $3 million Keeneland November buy Quiet Giant was bred to sensational young sire Candy Ride, and her first foal is Gun Runner, who captured the Stephen Foster Stakes at Churchill Downs.
June 19, 2017
Spirit of Shanghai became the first winner for juvenile champion Shanghai Bobby, a well-regarded member of a strong group of freshman sires, when she won a maiden-claiming race Sunday at Santa Anita.