Breeding News

December 07, 2017
Arrogate, at $75,000, and Gun Runner, at $70,000, enter a market that again has warmed to new stallions. Here is a year-by-year look at Kentucky's top incoming stud fees of the past decade.
Kentucky traditionally sees the most stallions enter its ranks each breeding season, but the migration of prospects from the racetrack to regional farms can fluctuate depending on the health of each state's program.
The Thoroughbred industry is a landscape of dynasties and history. That is evident in this year's Kentucky class of sires, with major farms tapping into lines that have worked for them in the past by standing young stallions aside their sires or close ...
Lord Nelson was poised for a well-supported debut season at stud in 2017, but a series of health setbacks that required painstaking management waylaid those plans, making his belated debut an accomplishment in itself.
One of the most anticipated new stallions of 2018, Gun Runner will join the young roster at Three Chimneys, debuting for an advertised fee of $70,000 following a planned start in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
Arrogate, who leads all North American runners with $17,422,600 in career earnings, is among the latest champions to emerge from the sire line of Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled.
December 06, 2017
Grade 1 winner Constellation has been retired from racing and will visit Hall of Famer Curlin for her first mating during the 2018 breeding season.
December 05, 2017
Tonalist, the winner of the 2014 Belmont Stakes, will stand for an advertised fee of $20,000 at Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky., during the 2018 breeding season.
Grade 2 winner Wildcat Red will enter stud at Buck Pond Farm in Versailles, Ky., for the 2018 breeding season at an advertised fee of $7,500.
December 04, 2017
Grade 3 winner Eagle has been retired and will stand the 2018 breeding season at Valor Farm in Pilot Point, Texas, for an advertised fee of $5,000.