Two California-breds from Kim McCarthy's McCarthy Bloodstock Agency consignment brought the highest prices at the Barretts May 2-year-old sale, held May 17 at Del Mar.
Two-time Eclipse Award winner conceives on single attempt for this season.
The son of Nureyev was a six-time leading sire in California and led the sire standings by California-conceived turf runners 13 times.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming was assigned post 4 and installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite May 17 at the post position draw for the May 20 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.
Focused on the movement's traction and steps for further success, day one of the two-day International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) was well attended.
With near-record temperatures May 17, many consignors of horses entered in next week's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale praised the sale company's decision a year ago to spread the under tack show breezes over three days.
The Latin American Racing Channel (LARC) renews commitment to sponsor the Sir Barton Stakes on the undercard of Preakness 142 May 20. They will also donate money to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
Alessandro "Alex" Sano is a key part of dad Antonio Sano's racing operation that includes Gunnevera, who has been entered for Saturday's Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.
The second Pan American Conference, bringing together industry insiders from North and South America, will have a session-packed two-day run May 18-19 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
While the short rest between the first two legs of the Triple Crown has been a popular lament over the years, the modern history of the Preakness Stakes reflects a trend that is actually most unkind to the oft-proclaimed "new shooters."
In a victory for The Stronach Group tracks suing the contest site Derby Wars, a U.S. District Court has ruled that entry fees paid in contests are considered wagers under the Interstate Horseracing Act of 1978.
Longtime New Zealand owner/breeder Peter Neilson discusses breeding to race as an effective cost-recovery strategy in a polarized commercial market and offers a short list of valuable stallion prospects to consider.
Always Dreaming turned in another strong 1 1/2-mile gallop over the Pimlico Race Course main track May 17 as he readies for his start in the May 20 Preakness Stakes (G1).,
Mark Casse discusses Classic Empire's Kentucky Derby trip and his preparations for the upcoming Preakness
Man o' War, Ruffian, Peter Pan, Beaugay, Hanshin Cup, Lazaro Barrera, Victoria Mile, Gurkha Coolmore Prix Saint-Alary and more.
Pimlico's future, improving Maryland program the topics of Preakness week
- By Steve Haskin
Of all the stakes to change to the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial, none would have made the Hall of Fame trainer happier than the King's Bishop.
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