Multiple grade II stakes-placed Rubiyat has been moved for stallion duty this year to David Spears Racing near Hartshorne, Okla., where he will stand for $1,000.
Graded stakes-placed Get Rich Quick will enter stud this year at Guillermo Morales' Coco Ranch near Anthony, Fla.
Gross, average, and median during first session of January sale increase 30.4%, 16.6%, and 60%, respectively.
Artax, a champion sprinter who was attacked by a drunken racegoer in a stakes on the 1999 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard, died Jan. 8 in an equine hospital in Brazil, because of complications from colic.
Topliner, a half sister to two grade I winners and a grade I producer, commanded $1.4 million to establish a new high price during the first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 9.
Spice Island, a grade II-winning daughter of Tabasco Cat, became the sale topper thus far at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she fetched $775,000 from Hunter Valley Farm, agent.
A day after Caracortado captured the Daytona Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park against some of the best sprinters in the country, his dam, Mons Venus, commanded $250,000 from Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm and Airdrie Stud.
The Kentucky Horse Park is offering free gelding surgeries (with a $20 registration fee) on Saturday, March 10.
There were few surprises when the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters on Jan. 5 announced the finalists for 2011 Eclipse Awards.
A jockey based at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania has been excluded from the property for allegedly being in the women jockeys' room while one of them was in the shower.
Graham Motion trainees Animal Kingdom and Toby's Corner worked in company Jan. 8 at Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland.
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