Esther Marr recaps Day 3 of the 2013 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, including comments from Tom Thornberry, Keeneland's Associate Director of Sales. watch video
Grade II winner Fast Bullet has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty at Pauls Mill for a fee of $7,500 live foal stands and nurses, it was announced Nov. 7.
Goldencents, winner of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I), will make his next start in the $500,000 Cigar Mile (gr. I) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 30, according to majority owner Glenn Sorgenstein.
Keeneland November's third session, topped by $410,000 paid for a mare by Dixie Union, benefits from aggressive domestic bidding.
Glen Hill Farm's dual grade I winner Marketing Mix, fifth in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park, has been retired.
Kobe's Back, electrifying winner of the Willard Proctor Stakes in his only start, makes his much anticipated return in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue (gr. III) for 2-year-olds Nov. 10.
Bulldog Racing's Alpha Bettor and Melynk Racing Stable's James Street meet again in the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine Nov. 10 after putting on a show in the Oct. 6 Durham Cup (Can-III).
Woodford Thoroughbreds will stand first-year stallions Soldat for $5,000 and Currency Swap for $3,500.
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak preview the Cardinal Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs. Watch Video
Longtime Northern California Thoroughbred owner and breeder Kjell Qvale, a Norwegian-born automotive executive, died Nov. 2 in San Francisco at the age of 94.
Suffolk Downs received a recommendation that its request for 100 days of racing be approved for 2014, but a track official said there are "variables" that could complicate matters.
Grade I winner Centralinteligence underwent successful surgery after sustaining a condylar fracture during the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Nov. 1 and has an excellent chance to return to racing, said trainer Ron Ellis.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Farm announced Nov. 7 the 2014 stud fees for their Kentucky stallion roster including new stallions Point of Entry and Fort Larned.
The United States Trotting Association, which in late September dropped out of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and rejected model medication rules approved by RCI, has created its own drug advisory committee.
Wyoming Downs has selected KB3 Marketing as its partner to offer Historic Horse Race wagering at multiple locations throughout the state.
Grade I winner Graydar, Unbridled's Song's undefeated top older horse of 2013, has been retired from racing to stand at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Stallions in Nicholasville, Ky. as property of a syndicate.
As it shoots for the heights while building from the ground up, Don Alberto Corp. has followed its purchase of the former Vinery farm in Kentucky by making a splash with its purchase of broodmares this month.
The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association Nov. 6 elected officers and outlined its strategy for 2014.
New Zealand-bred Kirramosa prevailed in a three-horse fight to the finish in the Crown Oaks (Aus-I) Nov. 7 at Flemington.
Josephine Abercrombie's Versailles, Ky.-based Pin Oak Stud announced that the 2014 stud fee for the recently retired multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation will be $7,500 live foal, stands and nurses.
A nose loss to Mucho Macho Man in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I) at Santa Anita Park by Willis D. Horton's Will Take Charge might not be the late-blooming sophomore's final race of the season.
Tom Thornbury, Keeneland Assistant Director of Sales, comments on the November sale. Watch Video
Five-time grade I winner Point of Entry arrived at Adena Springs Kentucky the morning of Nov. 7 and was settling in well, according to general manager Eric Hamelback.
Lenny and Steve look back at the Breeders' Cup, including Santa Anita as a venue, repeat winners, Wise Dan, top training jobs, and what Gary Stevens told Steve after the Classic. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. Watch Video
Depending on what study you read, laminitis prevalence in horse populations ranges anywhere from 1.5% to 34%. One of the most frequently cited prevalence estimates, from a study of horses in Great Britain, is 7%. But which figure is correct? Claire Wylie, PhD, MSc, BVM&S, a veterinary epidemiologist at Rossdales Equine Hospital, in Newmarket, England,...
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