Breeding News


While summertime in Saratoga is a busy stretch for New York’s equine population, Grade 1 winner The Cliff’s Edge is taking it easy nearby as a pensioner.Full Story >>
August 14, 2017
Mendelssohn, who led the 2016 Keeneland September yearling sale at $3 million, won his maiden Sunday at The Curragh in Ireland for the Coolmore team and trainer Aidan O’Brien.
Longtime horseman Ben Walden has announced that he will disperse his Thoroughbred holdings, more than 50 horses, at this fall’s Keeneland September and Keeneland November sales.
It's been seven years since Lisa's Booby Trap came from Finger Lakes and scored an underdog victory in the Loudonville Stakes at Saratoga, but her name was still heard Saturday when her first foal, a Big Brown colt, sold to SGV Thoroughbreds for ...
August 13, 2017
The late City Zip, who died earlier this year, was seriously underrated – both as a racehorse and a sire – throughout most of his life.
August 12, 2017
The Jockey Club projects a North American registered foal crop of 21,500 for the 2018 foaling season, marking a 4.4 percent decrease from the projected crop in 2017.
May 18, 2016
Saturday's 141st Preakness Stakes marks the fifth straight year that Maryland’s signature race will be contested without a statebred runner. This reflects problems that the local Thoroughbred industry has faced, but the good news is that state ...
March 23, 2016
Uncle Mo is the next great sire. While some may think making that statement so early in a stud career is premature, foolish, outlandish, or all of the above, history suggests you can reach some educated conclusions of a sire's future arc based on his ...
November 27, 2015
Federal intervention is not needed to fix the problem of illicit drugs in Thoroughbred racing. It can be resolved in a matter of weeks if certain leaders really want to address the problem.
September 02, 2015
Who owns the racing game? The answer to that question should be the deciding factor when it comes to who makes the critical decisions on how the sport is managed – and that includes whether the sport should seek federal help to set up a national test ...
August 20, 2013
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