Dr. Kendall Hansen, majority owner of 2011 2-year-old champion Hansen, winner of the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), said the son of Tapit will target the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25.
Top West Coast-based rider Joel Rosario will relocate to New York, according to his agent Ronnie Ebanks.
Grade I winner D'wildcat has been purchased by Louisiana Stallion Station and will stand the 2013 breeding season at Louisiana Stallion Station South near Lafayette, La.
Graded stakes winner Soaring Empire, a son of successful sire Empire Maker, has been retired from racing.
An Indiana judge has found in favor of the former executive director of the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association in his ongoing battle with the state's racing commission.
Texas horseman Ed Dodwell, who with his wife, Caroline, prepared Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra for racing, died June 17 at Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville, Texas, as a result of a heart attack.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association is anticipating a fiscal year 2013 budget of $8.21 million, according to its latest annual report.
Undefeated Frankel will get the Royal Ascot meeting started off with a bang when he faces ten challengers in the $542,500 Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) June 19.
Lucayan, upset winner of the Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Fr-I), and Power, winner of the Abu Dhabi Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) will square off in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 19.
Editor's note: This article is part of TheHorse.com's ongoing coverage of topics presented at the 2012 Kentucky Equine Research Conference, held May 17-18 in Lexington, Ky.
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