There will be no selling of juveniles in February. All select 2-year-olds offered by the company will be sold in March.
Consignor and OBS board member Francis Vanlangendonck expects fairly solid results for the August yearling sale.
Longtime horseman Greg Burchell has joined Fares Farms, where he will oversee public breaking, training, and lay-up services, the Central Kentucky farm announced Aug. 20.
The three-day Florida auction has 901 yearlings in its catalog.
- By Esther Marr
Charming Jim, a beautiful gray son of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Silver Charm is special in the fact that he has managed to be successful both on and off the track. Read Blog
Robert LaPenta's 3-year-olds Miner's Reserve and Ice Box put in workouts Aug. 20 at Saratoga, with both colts from the barn of Nick Zito listed as possible for the $1 million Travers (gr. I) on Aug. 28.
There are 61 mares and 35 foals of 2010 are in the dispersal of Martin and Pam Wygod's California breeding stock.
Breeders' Cup chat looks at dirt at Santa Anita, Jerry Hollendorfer and Blind Luck, and weekend racing. Read Blog
Members of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation's Rokeby Circle, a select group of donors who contribute $10,000 or more per year, were briefed by researcher Dr. Lisa Fortier in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Sole Power provided one of the biggest upsets in British racing when he landed the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (Eng-I) at York at odds of 100-1.
Seven evenly-matched starters, including Marsh Side, Spice Route, and Windward Islands are set to contest the $250,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Can-IIT) Aug. 22 at Woodbine.
Oaklawn Park has announced a 32-stakes program totaling $4.6 million for the 56-day meet that begins Jan. 14, 2011.
A recent poll indicates support for horse racing and racetrack gaming in New Jersey.
The Blood-Horse magazine, in conjunction with Pedigree Consultants, has announced the first Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium to be held at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11.
- By Vic Zast
The ingredients didn't seem very special, and yet the day turned out swell. Read Blog
The first case of West Nile virus (WNV) in an equine in Kentucky this year was reported on Aug. 20. The diagnostic testing was conducted by the University of Kentucky's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, formerly the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center.
Vaccinating at the proper time of the year against Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is critical to protecting horses from the sometimes-fatal mosquito-borne disease, according to Judy Marteniuk, DVM, MS, associate professor in Equine Medicine and Extension at Michigan State University. As of Aug. 19, 18 cases have been confirmed, with seven pending lab r...
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