Some barns have been busy in the days leading up to the auction, which is the largest of the five major select juvenile sales based on the number of horses cataloged.
In what was the biggest weekend of the year for Derby preps, we saw a wide variety of top-class performances.
What horses do the buyers like? Here's a list of 2-year-olds that were attracting a lot of attention before the auction started.
Ide was named 2009 stallion of the year by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The award is based on the earnings of his accredited Louisiana-bred offspring ($2,231,521) during 2009.
Cot Campbell's Dogwood Stable was dominant in the 68th Aiken Trials, winning or placing with all seven of their entrants.
Louisville owner Bob Stallings died Monday, March 15, at his home after battling brain cancer.
The radically altered new format for New Jersey racing will kick off May 22 with the 50-day race meet at Monmouth Park, it was announced March 15.
The American Horse Council's 2010 Horse Industry Directory, the most comprehensive national equine directory, is now available for purchase.
As people rush to takes sides in the great dirt-versus-synthetic surface debate, Dr. Mick Peterson and Santa Anita Park track superintendent Richard Tedesco suggested consistency and maintenance trump type of surface.
- By Steve Haskin
Interactif makes a strong re-entry into the Derby Dozen this week, despite coming up short in the San Felipe. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Following a "March Madness" style weekend on the track there was plenty of movement in this week's NTRA Thoroughbred Polls released the afternoon of March 15.
Four U.S. horses, including dual champion Gio Ponti, are among the 14 horses likely to contest the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse on March 27.
Evan Hammonds recaps an exciting weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, including the Tampa Bay Derby and the Rebel Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
It was obvious watching Rachel on Saturday that this was not the same filly we saw last year, at least not right now. Read Story
Evan Hammonds recaps an exciting weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, including the Tampa Bay Derby and the Rebel Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.
An employee of trainer Jeffrey Scott Raley has been suspended two years by stewards at Turfway Park for possessing a syringe believed to contain vodka in a horse's stall prior to a race.
Jess Jackson, principal owner of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, announced March 14 that the 4-year-old filly will not face Zenyatta in the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park April 9.
Timeless Fashion's victory in the March 13 Tejano Run Stakes had special meeting for his connections and family and friends of the late Justin Vitek.
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