Breeding News

September 26, 2016
The natural order of the Thoroughbred marketplace dictates that leading sires become leading commercial sires. Buyers at yearling sales, first and foremost, are looking for top racehorses, and sires at or near the top of the General Sire List have ...
September 25, 2016
Louisiana-bred legend Star Guitar was represented by his first winner on Saturday night when Senor Guitar swept five wide to win a maiden claiming race at Churchill Downs as the longest price on the board.
September 23, 2016
Texas Bling, who pulled a 128-1 upset at Remington Park in 2012 when he won the $300,000 Springboard Mile over eventual champion Will Take Charge, has been retired, said trainer Danele Durham. The horse will enter stud next year at Brazos Reproduction ...
September 22, 2016
The Jockey Club has released statistics for the 2015 breeding season and 2016 foaling year, showing nearly even statistics as compared to last year at this time.
Last year's champion turf male Big Blue Kitten, winless this year, has been retired and will take up stud duties in 2017 at Brad Kelley's Calumet Farm.
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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