Awesome of Course, sire of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner and Fasig-Tipton November sale topper Awesome Feather, will stand the 2011 season at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, Florida.
The Keeneland November breeding stock sale got off to what the company's director of sales, Geoffrey Russell, called a "solid start."
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Nov. 8 it is "continuing its inquiry" into the circumstances surrounding the performance of Life At Ten in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Malibu Moon, third on this year's leading sires' list by progeny earnings, will stand in 2011 for $60,000, up from his 2010 fee of $40,000.
Brothers Alain and Gerard Wertheimer went to $825,000 for Just Reward (by Deputy Minister), the dam of grade I winner Persistently, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
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Golden Ballet, a stakes-winning and grade I producing broodmare by Moscow Ballet, brought $1.4 million during the first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Zenyatta proved popular across the United States Nov. 6 as television ratings soared for the second day of the Breeders' Cup, which was highlighted by the mare's appearance in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Broodmare prospect Carribean Sunset, a group III winner in Ireland and a stakes winner in this country, brought $1 million Nov. 8 during the opening session in the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.
Adena Springs, owned by Frank Stronach, has chosen Chad Brown as the new trainer of Awesome Feather, the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner it bought for $2.3 million.
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Mine That Bird, who stunned the racing world when he won the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at 50-1 odds, has been retired.
Alain Wertheimer said at Keeneland Nov. 8 that Goldikova would remain in training and go for an unprecedented fourth consecutive victory in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) in 2011.
Adele Dilschneider's Apart, Blame's stablemate who won the $100,000-added Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, may return in a grade I race at the track later this month.
Broodmare Society Selection was the first horse to crack the seven-figure price barrier at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, bringing $1.85 million early in the auction's opening session Nov. 8 in Lexington.
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation announced Nov. 8 the unanimous election of Dr. Patricia Hogan to its board of directors.
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Several New Jersey horse owners have filed a lawsuit against the highway toll collecting company E-Z Pass and the Delaware River Port Authority, claiming the electronic toll collection system has overcharged them repeatedly to cross the Commodore Barry Bridge, which spans the Delaware River and connects New Jersey to Pennsylvania.
A juvenile faces criminal mischief charges in connection with the alleged vandalism of a horse barn in Lexington, Ky., this past weekend.
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