Breeding News


Lord of Greatness, a stakes-placed earner of $591,327, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2017 breeding season at Stonewall’s Prestige Stallions in Ocala, Fla., for an advertised fee of $2,000.Full Story >>
February 15, 2017
Classic Empire, who debuts as the favorite on Mike Watchmaker's Kentucky Derby future line, became the second Eclipse Award champion juvenile in three seasons for sire Pioneerof the Nile. The first? American Pharoah.
The sudden death of Lucky Pulpit, among the most active stallions in California in recent years, will have a number of mare owners hustling to make timely alternate plans as the breeding season begins.
February 13, 2017
California stallion Lucky Pulpit, sire of two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, has died at age 16.
Grade 2 winner Unified will stand at Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky. upon his retirement from racing.
Grade 3 winner Midnight Hawk will enter stud at Rising Sun Farm in Portmore, Jamaica, for the 2017 breeding season.
Dr. Kendall Hansen was back at Turfway Park on Saturday with En Hanse – a member of the first, and lone, American crop sired by his namesake colt Hansen.
Ghostzapper, who swept last weekend's graded stakes for Kentucky Derby hopefuls, is off to a solid start to 2017. The Adena Springs stallion ranks second on the general sire list by earnings for the nascent year and leads active sires in that group.
The Northern Dancer male line has become incredibly dominant in Europe, but his male-line descendants still sire more graded stakes winners in North America than any other male line, though not at as high a rate as in Europe.
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 ...