Breeding News


Barbara D. Livingston
Union Rags will be represented in the Kentucky Derby by Patch.
Bodemeister and Union Rags were major factors on the 2012 Triple Crown trail, and five years later, both are expected to have starters from their first crops in the Kentucky Derby.Full Story >>
YESTERDAY April 27, 2017
Unbridled's Song was a successful stallion throughout his life, and has already accomplished more posthumously than many stallions do their whole careers, with two popular champions among his runners in the past four years. But there is one hole ...
It took John Oxley more than a decade after Monarchos won the Kentucky Derby to make it back to the Derby, and when he did, his operation had drastically changed. Oxley has revitalized his racing string in recent years, thanks to his partnership with ...
April 26, 2017
Three-time Grade 1 winner I'm a Chatterbox has been retired, her connections reported this week. A daughter of Munnings who raced as a homebred for Fletcher and Carolyn Gray, I'm a Chatterbox will visit Darley stallion Medaglia d'Oro before this ...
Private Zone, a standout runner in the United States and Panama, has been retired to Old Friends Equine Retirement in Georgetown, Ky.
Kentucky Derby pedigree analysis: McCraken
The Kentucky Derby's points system, which replaced graded stakes earnings as the method for sorting out contenders, completed its fifth year of prep races this spring. The system's half-decade in existence has provided an interesting snapshot of which ...
April 25, 2017
Lady Foghorn, who concluded last season with a victory in the Grade 2 Falls City Handicap at Churchill Downs, has been named the Indiana Horse of the Year by the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
April 24, 2017
Kendall Hansen has only one shot to win the Kentucky Derby with a son of his namesake stallion, and there is more on the line with Fast and Accurate's performance than the Hansen name.
Clearsky Farm has progressed farther and faster than many other major breeding and racing entities. In less than a decade, the operation has bred and raised several Grade 1 winners, including champion Arrogate, North America's richest racehorse.
Itsinthepost, winner of the Grade 2 Elkhorn Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday, is a gelding, and therefore will not have the opportunity to extend the line of his great-great grandsire Sea-Bird or sire, American Post.