Breeding News

October 24, 2017
The victory of Frankel's first-crop son Cracksman in Saturday’s Champion Stakes at Ascot gave the great son of Galileo his second Group 1 winner, and doubtless his second champion as well
October 23, 2017
Valor Farm in Pilot Point, Texas released the advertised fees for its 2018 stallion roster, topped by the state’s perennial leading sire Too Much Bling at $6,500.
Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky., has released the advertised fees for the bulk of its 2018 stallion roster, including Grade 1 winner Connect, who will debut at $20,000.
Taylor Made Stallions in Nicholasville, Ky., revealed its 2018 stud fees, led by two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome at $40,000.
October 22, 2017
Multiple Grade 1 winner Lord Nelson will debut at stud for Spendthrift Farm in 2018 after missing what would have been his first breeding season due to laminitis.
Darby Dan Farm released its advertised stud fees for the 2018 breeding season, led by Dialed In at $25,000.
October 20, 2017
Dortmund, a multiple Grade 1 winner, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2018 breeding season at Bonita Farm in Darlington, Md., for an advertised fee of $7,500.
October 19, 2017
The majority of the stud fees for the young Three Chimneys Farm stallion roster are unchanged for 2018, the farm announced Thursday.
Effinex, a Grade 1 winner and young New York stallion, died Wednesday in his stall of a pulmonary aneurysm at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., according to his breeder, Dr. Russell Cohen.
WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2018 stallion roster, with the most dramatic rise in stud fee coming for Bodemeister, who sired Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming from his first crop.