Breeding News

YESTERDAY April 30, 2016
Empire Way, a son of Empire Maker, sired his first winner when Dutt Bart won the first race at Los Alamitos on Apr. 29. Dutt Bart won the event for juvenile maidens going 4 1/2 furlongs by coming from off the pace in the six-runner field and drawing ...
April 29, 2016
The inaugural Kentucky Derby sire future wager didn't generate a large pool, but offered plenty of value for savvy horseplayers who took pedigree into account.
While a strong performance in the Kentucky Derby can carry a horse all the way to a stall at a major stallion farm, several in this year's field enter the gates with their stud careers already secured.
The small-scale, but quality, operation Hinkle Farms will have a strong rooting interest in both the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, as its broodmare band of about 30 includes the dams of both Derby favorite Nyquist and Oaks contender Weep No More.
Freshman sire Caleb’s Posse sired his first winner from his first starter when the juvenile colt I Shod the Sheriff won the third race at Gulfstream on Apr. 28.
April 27, 2016
Curlin, who is coming off a career-best season by his racing progeny in 2015, is a rising star in the North American sire ranks. The stallion will look to really break through with a Kentucky Derby winner in Exaggerator, romping winner of the Santa ...
The blood runs hot in the Thoroughbred, and few are hotter right now – on a number of levels – than those by Tapit.
April 25, 2016
WinStar Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Santa Anita Derby winner Exaggerator, who is scheduled to make his next start May 7 in the Kentucky Derby. He will go to WinStar at the conclusion of his racing career, Elliott Walden, the president and ...
Smoke Glacken, the champion sprinter of 1997 and a pensioned stallion, was euthanized last Thursday due to the infirmities of old age.
The not-so-secret weapon that has carried owner Paul Reddam and trainer Doug O'Neill back to Louisville, Ky., is Doug's older brother, Dennis O'Neill. The bloodstock wizard selected both the unbeaten champion Nyquist and Grade 2 winner Land Over Sea as ...