Breeding News

February 10, 2016
Good news for owners: Purses are still going up despite what looks like a downslide in racing. That’s because total handle has remained relatively steady, actually showing a slight uptick year over year, while the number of runners and the number of ...
The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association announced its champions for racing and breeding for 2015, with its meeting and awards dinner to be held on Feb. 17 at the Pasadena Westin in Pasadena, Calif. All champions were announced on Feb. 8, ...
February 08, 2016
Roman Ruler and Zensational, both former residents of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky., will remain at their respective Southern Hemisphere farms in Argentina to stand at stud.
Samantha Nicole, a full sister to 2009 Horse of the Year and stakes producer Rachel Alexandra, has been retired to Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Ky., and will be bred to Bernardini this season, hoping to capitalize on a cross that has proven ...
Prominent young sire Medaglia d'Oro enjoyed an outstanding weekend on the racetrack, with champion daughter Songbird picking up right where she left off in her 2016 debut in the Grade 2 Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita and Mshawish and Valid sweeping ...
February 05, 2016
Once known as one of the three great American lines of the early 20th century, the male line of the 19th-century imported stallion Eclipse, by Orlando, has long been on figurative life support. Since he is a gelding, Sunny Ridge, by Holy Bull, winner ...
Even without Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in the mix, the incoming group of Kentucky stallions for 2016 would have to be considered among the strongest in recent memory.
Opening up shop as a stallion operation brings with it an undeniable degree of risk. Doing so with a trio of first-year stallions makes it that much more interesting. Stroud’s Lane Farm in Reddick, Fla., will take on that bold task in 2016, standing ...
American Pharoah’s place in racing’s pantheon was cemented the early evening of June 6, 2015, as he rolled through the stretch at Belmont Park with thousands of cameras and cell phones thrust skyward to forever capture the moment.
Grade 1 winner Seek Again will shuttle to Haras Carampangue in Argentina for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season after completing his first Northern Hemisphere season at Stroud’s Lane Farm in Reddick, Fla.