The second foal out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was born Feb. 12 at Stonestreet Farms near Lexington, Stonestreet representatives confirmed.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Victory in the Kitten's Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap increased his earnings to over 2 million.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Just a month prior to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale, veteran horseman Eugene Melnyk made a decision to change his business model to reduce the emphasis on his breeding program.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Fawzi Abdulla Nass' 2012 Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) winner Krypton Factor tops a full field of 14 entrants and three also-eligible contenders in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Ian Tapp and Alan Porter, the creator of the TrueNicks rating, discuss strategies and commercial considerations for using the new Key Ancestors Report. Up for discussion is Oregon Lady by Shamardal, in foal to Elusive QualityTuesday, February 12, 2013
After nearly eight months since her nail-biting victory at Royal Ascot, Black Caviar makes her long-awaited return to racing on Feb. 16 at Flemington in a race named in her honor, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (Aus-I).Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Keeneland will increase purses for overnight (non-stakes) races for the upcoming 2013 spring race meeting -- highlighted by notable increases for maiden and allowance races for horses 3-year-olds and up.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The $200,000 Firebreak Stakes (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan features a rematch between Barbecue Eddie and Out of Bounds, the winner and runner-up, respectively, in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-II) last month.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
New York stakes-placed Clarke Lane will stand the 2013 breeding season at Al Martin's Tomorrow Bloodstock near Thompson Ridge, N.Y.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
From polo champion to Wasted Tears, Bart Evans knows horses.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
After a commanding victory last month at Meydan, undefeated champion Soft Falling Rain enters the $250,000 United Arab Emirates Two Thousand Guineas (UAE-III) Feb. 14 as the horse to beat.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Two important bacteria cause lung infections in foals.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Stallion operators bullish on upcoming breeding season.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
by John P. Sparkman,
When Galileo retired to stud at Coolmore in 2002, his sire Sadler's Wells was widely viewed as a disappointing sire of sires in Europe.
The winning Vindication mare Southern Oaks delivered the first foal for Ontario-based Society's Chairman on Feb. 2. A grade III-winning son of Not Impossible, Society's Chairman stands for $3,500 (Canadian dollars).Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Jockey Club, in collaboration with the NBC Sports Group and six racetracks, will provide live coverage of six major prep races for the 2013 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and a preview show.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Acclamation was named 2012 Horse of the Year by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, becoming the eighth multiple winner of the honor.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Few things are scarier than watching a horse sweating, trembling, and twisting in pain during an episode of tying-up. Researchers have worked tirelessly to better understand this disorder and its cause, and they're continually uncovering ways to manage it.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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