Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) winner In Lingerie has been retired from racing and will be bred to two-time Cartier Horse of the Year Frankel.
Timing was just about everything when it came to the $100,000 sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale at Timonium Monday Dec. 3.
The jockeys' allocation for Wednesday night's International Jockeys' Championship took place at Sha Tin Racecourse Monday morning. Top jockey Zac Purton, fresh from winning the World Super Jockeys Series in Japan at the end of November, is hoping his luck can hold for the annual Happy Valley event, which has again drawn 12 of the world's finest riders.
Leaden skies and rain greeted the international contenders as they headed out on to Sha Tin Racecourse shortly after 8:30 a.m. local time on Monday, seven days ahead of their Group 1 engagements in Sunday's Hong Kong International Races.
French agent Nicholas de Watrigant saw off the Kentucky-based agent David Ingordo and Tomoyuki Nakamura to secure the 10-year-old mare for $2,872,190.
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber's In Lingerie, the winner of the Grade 1 Spinster at Keeneland in October, has been retired from racing and will be bred to two-time Cartier Horse of the Year Frankel.
A few days after weaning your foal, you notice his dam's udder is hot and tender. While this veteran broodmare's udder has been quite large at weaning time before, she's never been so grumpy about having it touched. A veterinary examination confirms your suspicions: The mare has mastitis. Udder problems such as this are not terribly common, bu...
Riders from across the U.S. plan to discuss racetrack contributions, membership, and health, safety, and insurance issues when they gather for the 2013 Jockeys' Guild Assembly in Hollywood, Fla. Jan. 28-29.
Afraid your stallion is a dud at stud? Well, don't be so quick to judge: Many factors influence stallion fertility, say our sources, and a good number of these can be managed and improved.
Dan Liebman, former editor of The Blood-Horse magazine, has been named editor of The State Journal newspaper in Frankfort, Ky., effective in mid-January 2013.
It takes one egg, millions of sperm (but only one really lucky one), 11 months, and a host of normal physiologic events to make a mare a mom. Also, on the owner's part, "there is a lot invested, both financially and emotionally, in producing a healthy foal," explains Igor Canisso, DVM, MSc, Dipl. ACT, a theriogenologist PhD candidate in the ...
Sandro Barbacini, DVM, of Select Breeders Services in San Daniele Po, Cremona, Italy, shares some thoughts on how to prepare for breeding a mare.
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