Breeding News

YESTERDAY May 25, 2016
Maclean’s Music had a world of talent, and unfortunately only had one chance to show it, but he surely made the most of the opportunity. Now, his first foals are 2-year-olds, and he’s also starting to show talent as a sire. Maclean’s Music got his ...
Two days after his son Exaggerator won the Preakness Stakes, sire Curlin reaped immediate benefits at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic juvenile sale. His lone offering sold to George A. Mellon for $225,000 out of the consignment of bloodstock agent Bobby Dodd.
Malibu Moon started his stud career at Country Life Farm before being “called up” to his owner’s Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky. But it’s safe to say he’s still thought of fondly in his adopted “home” state.
A local boy made good at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic juvenile sale, as young Maryland stallion Friesan Fire was represented by the second highest-priced horse of the auction overall, an $825,000 colt sold to Crupi’s New Castle Farm. He was consigned by ...
It’s not unusual for a horse to get multiple catalog updates between the time a sale catalog is printed and the time they go to the ring, but consignors Jenn and Quincy Adams had never gotten an update quite like this.
May 23, 2016
The Preakness Stakes undercard proved bountiful for the Matz family. Trainer Michael Matz saddled Truly Together to an optional-claiming win early in the day, and then his wife, Dorothy Matz, had her turn in the spotlight as the breeder of Grade 2 ...
After 14 years and many missed targets, Mike Tarp's investment in Magibel is finally paying off, thanks to the talented Go Maggie Go.
In 1982, Thoroughbred owner, breeder, and, most notably, Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury purchased the Drone mare Dronette for just $57,000 in partnership out of the Timonium mixed sale. It has paid dividends.
The morning after the Preakness Stakes, trainer Keith Desormeaux needed to look no further than Exaggerator's pedigree line to express his confidence about the upcoming Belmont Stakes.
The 3-year-old colt crop of 2007 was widely regarded at the time as one of the best and most competitive in decades, and the three top colts – Curlin, Hard Spun, and Street Sense – all went to stud in 2008 or 2009 with considerable fanfare. Curlin ...