The first reported foal by Bedford Falls is a colt born. Jan. 29 at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif.
Daniel Sullivan, president of the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced that Giant Oak has been selected its 2009 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male.
Princess Haya was named 2009 Texas Horse of the Year and champion female at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual meeting and awards banquet Feb. 20.
Jason Shandler says just because a 3-year-old wires the field in a February prep race doesn't mean he is a legitimate Derby horse. Read Blog
Betty Mabee believed a Thoroughbred should bear a name commensurate with its stature as one of God's noblest creatures. Read Blog
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Todd Pletcher has been one of racing's leading trainers the past decade, though the sport's biggest prize, the Derby, has eluded him. This could be his year. Read Blog
Matthews Keep, a 26-year-old son of Summing, was euthanized Feb. 20 at Nanci Cook's Skywatcher Farm near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, because of age related health issues.
Todd Pletcher has no less that nine horses on the Derby trail, with Eskendereya shooting up to the #1 spot.
The trial of owner-breeder Ernie Paragallo on animal cruelty charges began Feb. 23 in Greene County Court in Catskill, N.Y., about 20 miles south of Albany.
Tattersalls Ireland is set to stage a 100,000 (about $135,500 USD) Bumper at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival in 2011 for graduates of this year's Tattersalls Ireland Derby and August sales.
Choisir, who stands at Coolmore Australia, won't shuttle to Coolmore Ireland.
Anytime veterinarians talk about breeding the problem mare, it always develops into a lively, animated discussion. The Table Topic on Breeding the Problem Mare was no different at the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention in early December.
More than 300 free horses have found new homes through the free listing service provided by TheHorse.com since its launch in November 2008.
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