Breeding News

August 21, 2017
The export of 1989 Horse of the Year and dual classic winner Sunday Silence to Japan turned out to be a huge blow to the American breeding industry and the most important importation in the history of Japanese racing.
August 18, 2017
While summertime in Saratoga is a busy stretch for New York’s equine population, Grade 1 winner The Cliff’s Edge is taking it easy nearby as a pensioner.
August 14, 2017
Mendelssohn, who led the 2016 Keeneland September yearling sale at $3 million, won his maiden Sunday at The Curragh in Ireland for the Coolmore team and trainer Aidan O’Brien.
Longtime horseman Ben Walden has announced that he will disperse his Thoroughbred holdings, more than 50 horses, at this fall’s Keeneland September and Keeneland November sales.
It's been seven years since Lisa's Booby Trap came from Finger Lakes and scored an underdog victory in the Loudonville Stakes at Saratoga, but her name was still heard Saturday when her first foal, a Big Brown colt, sold to SGV Thoroughbreds for ...
August 13, 2017
The late City Zip, who died earlier this year, was seriously underrated – both as a racehorse and a sire – throughout most of his life.
August 12, 2017
The Jockey Club projects a North American registered foal crop of 21,500 for the 2018 foaling season, marking a 4.4 percent decrease from the projected crop in 2017.
August 07, 2017
Antony Beck’s Gainesway and Mandy Pope’s Whisper Hill Farm have acquired interests in Belmont Stakes winner Tapwrit, and the colt will stand at Gainesway in Lexington, Ky., upon his retirement from racing.
August 06, 2017
The only thing missing from the burgeoning resume of three-time leading American sire Tapit is a reputation as a sire of sires. At 16 years old, the son of Pulpit has not yet had many opportunities to prove himself on that score, but with more than 30 ...
Noted veterinarian Dr. William R. McGee, a former partner in the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and a pioneering equine surgeon, died on Aug. 5 in Naples, Fla. He was 100 years old.