Breeding News

July 25, 2014
With summer racing at its height and the yearling sales season just beginning, horse trailers are everywhere – hauling horses to racetracks around the country, to the sales grounds, and to training centers to start their lessons. As is well documented, ...
There are several candidates for best broodmare of the contemporary Thoroughbred era – Juddmonte’s Toussaud and Hasili, Germany’s Sacarina, the Tsui family’s Urban Sea. There is really no realistic challenger for the title of most influential ...
July 24, 2014
The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) raised more than $70,000 toward the care of retired racehorses in California at its seventh annual “CARMA Cares Charity Fundraiser” on July 19 at the Del Mar Hilton Hotel in San Diego, Calif.
Stallion Maybry’s Boy has been relocated to E.A. Ranches in Ramona, Calif.
Florida-based stallion City Place has been sold to Yarradale Stud in Gidgegannup, Australia, and will stand there permanently beginning with the upcoming Southern Hemisphere season.
July 22, 2014
Breeders’ Cup Mile winner and shuttle sire War Chant will remain in Australia permanently beginning with the upcoming Southern Hemisphere breeding season, standing at Yarradale Stud in Gidgegannup, Western Australia.
July 18, 2014
Whatever Ogden Phipps paid for the top-class Argentine mare Dorine, by Aristophanes, when he purchased her privately and imported her in 1970, she proved a bargain many times over. Her first American foal, the Bold Ruler colt Our Hero, set a track ...
As the racing calendar rolls into the showcase meet at Saratoga Race Course, there is perhaps no more lucrative time to have a New York-bred on the track.
July 14, 2014
Prized, winner of the 1989 Breeders’ Cup Turf and a pensioned sire, was euthanized Sunday at the Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, Ky., due to the infirmities of old age. The Kris S. horse was 28.
Globe-trotting Dunaden, winner of the 2011 Melbourne Cup, was retired on Monday by owner Sheikh Fahad al-Thani. Racing Post reported that the 8-year-old Nicobar horse suffered a setback while training for a return to racing, and that stud plans would ...