Breeding News

December 04, 2017
Divining Rod, a Grade 3 winner and classic-placed runner, has been retired and will debut at stud in 2018 at Country Life Farm in Bel Air, Md., for an advertised fee of $5,000.
Shaman Ghost, a Grade 1 winner and Canadian champion, has been retired from racing and will stand at a farm to be determined in California for the 2018 breeding season at an advertised fee of $10,000.
Tom’s Ready, a Grade 2 winner, has been retired from racing, and will stand at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky., for the 2018 breeding season.
Although it is easy to demonstrate statistically that the schism between dirt and turf horses is somewhat overrated, it has seldom been more readily illustrated than by the results of Aqueduct’s two Grade 2 dirt features for juveniles last Saturday.
December 01, 2017
Signature Red, a Grade 2 winner and Canada’s leading freshman sire of 2016, will relocate to Adena Springs North in Aurora, Ontario, for the 2018 breeding season and will stand for an advertised fee of $3,000 Canadian.
Nicks Farm in Sellersburg, Ind., will add veteran stallions Quien and Mr. Mabee to its roster for the 2018 breeding season, each standing for $1,000.
The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic auction moves back to its previous home on the calendar after holding its past two editions in January.
November 30, 2017
Multiple graded stakes-winning multimillionaire Prayer for Relief will relocate to Indiana to stand the 2018 season at R Star Stallions.
Union Jackson, a Grade 3-placed stakes-winning son of Curlin, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2018 breeding season at Sequel New York in Hudson for an advertised fee of $5,000.
Drefong, the Eclipse Award-winning male sprinter of 2016, the year he won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, has been retired from racing and will be moving to Japan to take up stud duty at Shadai Stallion Station.