Breeding News

October 19, 2017
The majority of the stud fees for the young Three Chimneys Farm stallion roster are unchanged for 2018, the farm announced Thursday.
Effinex, a Grade 1 winner and young New York stallion, died Wednesday in his stall of a pulmonary aneurysm at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., according to his breeder, Dr. Russell Cohen.
WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2018 stallion roster, with the most dramatic rise in stud fee coming for Bodemeister, who sired Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming from his first crop.
Cairo Prince, a breakout star with his first crop of commercial yearlings this season, will see his stud fee rise to $25,000 for 2018, Airdrie Stud has announced. Fees also were announced Thursday for the majority of the farm's stallion roster.
Danzing Candy, a multiple Grade 2 winner, will enter stud during the 2018 breeding season at Rancho San Miguel in San Miguel, Calif., where he will stand for an advertised fee of $5,000.
October 18, 2017
Defrere, New Jersey’s leading sire by progeny earnings all but one year from 2003 to 2015, died Tuesday following a paddock accident at Snow Hill Farm in Paris, Ky., where he resided as a pensioner. He was 25.
Led by classic sire Curlin, whose fee remains unchanged at $150,000, Hill 'n' Dale Farm has released its roster and advertised fees for the 2018 season.
Mr. Big, a winning son of Dynaformer, will relocate to Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif., for the 2018 breeding season and will stand for an advertised fee of $6,500. The 14-year-old stood the most recent season at E.A. Ranches in Ramona, Calif., for ...
The roller-coaster career of champion Classic Empire has come to an end, with Coolmore's Ashford Stud announcing Wednesday that the colt has officially been retired and will enter stud in 2018.