Breeding News

February 22, 2017
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Mo Town
February 20, 2017
Curlin, who has rapidly made his ascent among North America’s elite sires, had his latest career year in 2016. The Hill ‘n’ Dale stallion hasn’t lost momentum with the turn of the calendar and is one of the leading sires of this nascent season.
One-hundred years on from Man o’ War’s birth, Tiznow is the obvious conduit for the Man o’ War line, but it is by no means certain that Tiznow will succeed in projecting his illustrious ancestor’s genes further into the 21st century.
February 16, 2017
Lord of Greatness, a stakes-placed earner of $591,327, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2017 breeding season at Stonewall’s Prestige Stallions in Ocala, Fla., for an advertised fee of $2,000.
February 15, 2017
Classic Empire, who debuts as the favorite on Mike Watchmaker's Kentucky Derby future line, became the second Eclipse Award champion juvenile in three seasons for sire Pioneerof the Nile. The first? American Pharoah.
The sudden death of Lucky Pulpit, among the most active stallions in California in recent years, will have a number of mare owners hustling to make timely alternate plans as the breeding season begins.
February 13, 2017
California stallion Lucky Pulpit, sire of two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, has died at age 16.
Grade 2 winner Unified will stand at Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky. upon his retirement from racing.
Grade 3 winner Midnight Hawk will enter stud at Rising Sun Farm in Portmore, Jamaica, for the 2017 breeding season.
Dr. Kendall Hansen was back at Turfway Park on Saturday with En Hanse – a member of the first, and lone, American crop sired by his namesake colt Hansen.