Breeding News


Tom Keyser
Factum and jockey Javier Castellano after an allowance race at Belmont Park on Oct. 2, 2011.
Factum, a half-brother to leading commercial sire War Front, will relocate to Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio for the 2018 breeding season for a private fee. Full Story >>
YESTERDAY November 17, 2017
Grade 1 winner El Deal has been retired from racing, with future stud plans to be determined.
Grade 3 winner Ocean Knight has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Get Away Farm in Lowell, Fla., for the 2018 breeding season.
Airoforce, a Grade 2 winner, has been retired to Swifty Farms in Seymour, Ind., where he will stand the 2018 breeding season for an advertised fee of $2,500.
November 16, 2017
Grade 2 winner Protonico will relocate to Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, Ky. for the 2018 breeding season, where he will stand for an advertised fee of $6,500.
Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator will shuttle to stand the 2018 Southern Hemisphere season at Haras Doña Icha in Calera de Tango, Chile.
Homage, an unraced half-brother to prominent sires Congrats and Flatter, will enter stud in Argentina after selling to bloodstock agent Carlos S. E. Moore for $9,000 on Wednesday at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Robert Courtney Sr., a highly respected breeder and consignor under the banner of his Crestfield Farm in Lexington, Ky., died Tuesday at age 96.
November 15, 2017
Hall of Famer Ghostzapper will stand for an increased fee of $85,000, and his sire Awesome Again will remain at a private fee for 2018 at Adena Springs’s flagship Kentucky farm.
Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., released the 2018 advertised fees for its 22-horse stallion roster, led once again by English Channel at $25,000 and featuring four new additions.
November 14, 2017
Ocala Stud in Ocala, Fla. released the advertised fees for its 2018 stallion roster, co-headlined once again by Uncaptured and The Big Beast, who will each stand for $6,000.