Breeding News

June 08, 2017
Holy Bull, a Hall of Famer, 1994 Horse of the Year, and prominent sire, was euthanized Wednesday at Sheikh Mohammed Al-Maktoum's Darley America base at Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky., due to the infirmities of old age. He was 26.
The Grade 1, $1.2 million Metropolitan Handicap has a history of being a stallion-making race, because it showcases the brilliance so desired in the American market.The latest case in point came last year, when Frosted romped by 14 1/4 lengths in the ...
June 07, 2017
The 1 1/2-mile distance of the Belmont Stakes will be uncharted territory for all 12 horses entered in Saturday's race, and most of them will never stare down a race of that length again. The Kentucky Derby poses a similar test at 1 1/4 miles five ...
For all the accomplishments in his remarkable career, including victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Breeders' Cup Classic, 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence also lives in racing notoriety for one of his losses – an eight-length ...
Roca Rojo has a chance to make a statement on Saturday as she takes on Dickinson and Celestine in the Grade 1 Just a Game Stakes. The Irish-born mare won three of her first five starts in the U.S. last year, including the Grade 3 Athenia Stakes on the ...
Twisted Tom will be the first horse to carry Cobra Farm's colors in the Belmont Stakes. However, the historic property, and the people currently behind it, have already played a role in some major moments in the history of the last and longest American ...
Craig and Holly Bandoroff's Denali Stud has a pair of auction graduates pointed for the Belmont Stakes, and they head into Saturday's race from completely different points on the spectrum.
June 05, 2017
With two winners each, Overanalyze and Awesome Patriot rank first and second, respectively, in the nascent 2017 freshman sire list by earnings. Both have a chance to add to their totals this week at Belmont Park, as the track cards the $150,000 Tremont ...
This spring has been a major one in making the careers of young stallions whose first foals are the 3-year-olds of 2017. First, Always Dreaming, from the first crop of classic-placed Grade 1 winner Bodemeister, captured the Kentucky Derby. Two weeks ...
Epsom Derby winner Wings of Eagles is from the second crop of Coolmore’s 2011 Epsom Derby winner Pour Moi, who was moved for the 2017 breeding season from Coolmore’s main farm at Fethard to its Grange Stud, whose stallions are marketed strictly as ...