Breeding News

YESTERDAY December 20, 2014
Red River Farm in Coushatta, La., will feature a trio of new stallions for the 2015 breeding season in Guilt Trip, Cameo Appearance, and Sum of the Parts.
Disco Rico, a multiple Grade 3 winner and New York sire, was euthanized Thursday after a lengthy struggle with laminitis.
December 19, 2014
It was with considerable surprise that I read the results of the fourth session of the 2012 Keeneland September sale on Sept. 13, 2012. I had left Kentucky for my home in Tennessee earlier that day with the understanding that my part-time employer ...
December 16, 2014
Stakes winner Kate’s Event has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 season at Special T Thoroughbreds in Temecula, Calif. for an advertised fee of $1,000.
Calumet Farm, which has seen a rapid expansion in its stallion operation in recent years, has released its advertised fees and stallion locations for the 2015 breeding season. The Lexington, Ky.-based operation of owner Brad Kelley will be represented ...
December 15, 2014
Big Drama, the champion sprinter of 2010, will relocate to Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla., for the 2015 breeding season, where he will stand for an advertised fee of $10,000. The 8-year-old son of Montbrook previously stood at HallMarc Stallions at ...
Grade 3 winner Rydilluc has been retired from racing to stand at Haras San Patricio in Santiago, Chile.
December 12, 2014
In the provincial and too-often close-minded world of American Thoroughbred racing, the victory of Lawrence Cordes’s Turkish in the Grade 3 Valedictory Stakes at Woodbine on Dec. 7 was almost completely and irrevocably irrelevant. First, the ...
More than a decade ago, back when Old Friends had just a couple of retirees at Afton Farm in Georgetown, Ky., Sandy Hatfield, stallion manager at Three Chimneys Farm, gave me a halter from my favorite horse of all time – Silver Charm. The idea was to ...
December 11, 2014
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will award $2.4 million in grants to its 42 accredited facilities for 2014 to assist with the management, rehabilitation, and adoption of former racehorses in their care. The grant amount is a significant increase ...