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Barbara D. Livingston
City Zip sired 77 stakes winners over the course of his stud career.
City Zip, the sire of three Eclipse Award champions, has been euthanized at age 19, Lane’s End Farm reported. The Carson City stallion had suffered from chronic foot problems.Full Story >>
July 24, 2017
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome have both arrived in the Southern Hemisphere for the upcoming breeding seasons in Australia and Chile, respectively.
Korean racing interests posted another milestone victory for their rising program Saturday at Saratoga when KRA Stud Farm colorbearer Mr. Crow scored a convincing victory in a maiden special weight.
Dark Angel showed his versatility as a stallion when his son Hunt (Mansiya, by Vettori) won the Grade 2 Eddie Read Handicap at nine furlongs at Del Mar on Saturday.
July 21, 2017
Hall of Famer Zenyatta is in foal to Grade 1 winner Into Mischief for the 2018 foaling season.
July 18, 2017
The latest example of Tiznow’s exceptional qualities as a sire was last Saturday’s Grade 3 Indiana Derby winner, Irap, who after three graded stakes wins in his last four starts may well be headed for a Grade 1 victory.
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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