February 19, 2018
Blame, who famously handed Zenyatta her sole defeat in the 2010 edition of the Classic, has not achieved at the same level as Curlin, Tiznow, or Ghostzapper, but he has done more than some other recent Classic winners, and one of his best offspring, ...
February 16, 2018
Da Big Hoss, a Grade 2 winner and multiple course record holder, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio, for the 2018 breeding season, where he will stand for a private fee.
February 14, 2018
Derby Watch member Principe Guilherme's pedigree balances both sides of the coin. Principe Guilherme, who wound up back in the hands of his breeder after running through the auction ring, is by a prominent stallion who has been represented by three ...
February 13, 2018
Just Howard was named Maryland-bred horse of the year for 2017 at the inaugural Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards dinner Monday night at the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore Hotel in Fell's Point on Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
February 12, 2018
Champion female sprinter Unique Bella earned a 109 Beyer Speed Figure for her authoritative score in the Grade 2 Santa Maria Stakes on Feb. 10, helping her sire Tapit further pad his early lead in multiple Beyer Sire Performance standings this season.
The race for leading freshman sire was a heated affair in 2017, and the competition has already begun in earnest as the same group angles for leading second-crop sire honors during the prep season for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks.
Among his many achievements in a long life adorned with honor and glory, the late Alfred G. Vanderbilt Jr. achieved Thoroughbred racing immortality by breeding and racing the great Native Dancer. Beaten only once in 22 starts, “the Gray Ghost,” as he ...
February 09, 2018
After standing five seasons at stud, Overdriven has been pensioned and gelded and is in a re-training program at the Thoroughbred adoption facility, a rare approach with an active stallion.
February 08, 2018
“If you can't beat them, join them” has been a theme in the stallion industry in recent years. Joining that trend is Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions LLC, which emerged from a landmark merger for New York breeding programs to hold what will be one ...
Freud's grasp on the reins of his kingdom hasn't slipped. The 20-year-old Storm Cat horse, who reigns at Sequel Stallions, continues to dominate the New York stallion ranks.