Breeding News

November 30, 2017
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.
November 29, 2017
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) winter mixed sale finished trade on Saturday with a slightly higher average, topped by a $22,000 [Canadian funds] yearling Blame colt.
Whywhywhy, a Grade 1 winner and sire, died in Korea on Sept. 1, according to the country’s online stud book.
Two-time Olympic three-day event rider Boyd Martin will host clinics on retraining Thoroughbred racehorses in Japan this December, in partnership with the National Riding Club Association of Japan, the Japan Racing Association, and Godolphin.
The Jockey Club’s Certificates of Foal Registration will make the transition from hard copies to digital, beginning with the 2018 foaling season.
November 27, 2017
Hall of Famer Point Given, the 2001 Horse of the Year, has been pensioned from stud duties and has taken up residence at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions.
Classic-placed Astrology has been relocated to stand at Acadiana Equine at Copper Crowne in Opelousas, La., in 2018. The son of A.P. Indy previously stood at Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky.
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Young Hill ‘n' Dale Farm stallion Violence recorded three winners on Saturday, narrowing the gap in the freshman sire race with just over a month remaining in the racing season.
Time and Motion and Dickinson, both turf Grade 1-winning homebreds for prominent operations, have been retired from racing to begin their broodmare careers.