Ireland's thriving bloodstock industry would be dealt a huge blow if attempts to remove the tax-free status of fees earned by stallions standing in the country were successful.
Central Kentucky stallion Wolf Power, a Horse of the Year in his native South Africa, died Nov. 15 in his stall at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington
Grade II winner Secret Firm has been relocated to Elberton Hill Farm near Darlington, Md.
Grade II winner Prospectors Gamble will be relocated to Jerry Slaughter and partners' Tangarae Farms near Elbert, Colo.
High Demand, a California-bred son of Danzig and a winner of five of six starts, has been retired and will stand the 2003 breeding season at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Peachtree Stable's 2001 Kentucky Derby-runner-up Invisible Ink, whose miraculous return from near death made national headlines, has been retired to stud, Peachtree president John Fort said Thursday.
Farda Amiga, a leading contender for 3-year-old filly championship honors, has been retired, trainer Paulo Lobo announced from his barn at Hollywood Park Thursday.
Polish Miner, a graded stakes-placed son of Danzig, will enter stud in 2003 at Richard Golden, Dr. Tom Bowman, and Allaire du Pont's Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md. His fee will be $3,500.
Godolphin's Kazzia, who became the first filly in 12 years to win the group I English Oaks and One Thousand Guineas, has been retired from racing
Multiple stakes winner Silver Season will enter stud at Dr. Kay Thurman and Richard Brunacini's Brunacini Farms near Belen, N.M.
Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Estate Company announced the repatriation of 15-year-old stallion Elmaamul to England
Three-year-old Rosetti, a son of Seattle Slew out of grade I winner Chic Shirine (by Mr. Prospector), will enter stud at Calmar Stables and Ranch near Calmar, Alberta, Canada
Stakes winners Texas Glitter and Unbridled Time will enter stud in 2003 at DunHill Stud near Ocala, Fla.
Grade II winner Hollycombe, one of six stakes winners from his dam, has arrived at Millennium Farms near Belton, Texas.
Veteran stallion Pharly was euthanized Nov. 9 at Woodland Stud near Newmarket, England
Grade II winner Turnofthecentury has been retired and will enter stud at Justaplain Farm near Cochranville, Pa.
Multiple graded stakes winner Cobra King will stand at Thomas Bachman's Pegasus Ranch near Petaluma, Calif., for a $4,000 fee.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Shibboleth recently died after being shipped from the U.S. to England because of complications from laminitis
Argentine filly Miss Terrible matched Rock of Gibraltar's mark of seven consecutive wins at the highest level of racing
Stakes winner Syncline, one of six stakes winners from his dam, will enter stud at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington for a fee of $2,500 live foal
Shadwell Stud's grade II winner Intidab (Phone Trick -- Alqwani, by Mr. Prospector) will stand the 2003 season at Gallagher's Stud near Ghent, N.Y.
King of Kings, an Irish champion and English classic winner, will stand in 2003 in Japan under a lease arrangement between Irish-based Coolmore Stud and the Japanese outfit East Stud.
The third-place finish by G. Watts Humphrey's Victory Ride in Saturday's $200,000-added Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II) was to be the final race of the Grade I winner's career.
Gary and Mary West's Grade 1 winner Mongoose has been retired and will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington.
Touch Tone, a 4-year-old stakes winner and grade I stakes-placed son of Pick Up the Phone, has been retired and will stand in 2003 at Jim Helzer's JEH Stallion Station near Pilot Point, Texas. He will stand for $2,500.
Top Account is being relocated to Michael and Debra Lischin's Dutchess Views Farm in Pine Plains, N.Y., for the 2003 breeding season.
Top Account will stand the 2003 season at Michael and Debra Lischin's Dutchess Views Farm near Pine Plains, N.Y.
Orientate, who looks certain to be voted sprint champion, will enter stud at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington for a fee of $25,000
President Eric Hamelback gave a sense of urgency as he opened the most recent meeting of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club, saying "we need to make plans for control now."
Grade I winner Officer, who won his first five races as a juvenile last year, will enter stud at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington
The Glaser family's Switch Point, whose offspring include Hollywood Park track-record setter Dig for It, died Oct. 30 at Jenna Lee Farm near Stamping Ground, Ky.
Major sire Silver Hawk again will stand for a private fee next year at Brereton and Libby Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.
Grade I winner Include, who at one time captured nine of 10 starts, has been retired from racing and will stand at Brereton and Libby Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.
Pensioned broodmare Country Queen, a former claimer who developed into one of the top grass mares in the late 1970s and in 1980, was euthanized Nov. 3 at Kim and Rodney Nardelli's Springwood near Lexington because of the infirmities of old age
Dove Hunt, a five-time graded stakes winner, has been relocated from William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., to Lane's End Texas near Hempstead
Grade II winner Duality has been sold to the Korean Racing Association for stallion duty
Southern Halo, sire of 107 stakes winners, has been leased to JS Company for the 2003 stallion season in Japan
Kentucky-bred George Augustus and Irish-bred Water Poet sit atop two of the major Venezuelan sire lists
Grade I winner Gold Fever, whose son Arco's Gold won the Nov. 2 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine in a deadheat, will stand the 2003 season at Louis Salerno's Questroyal Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center have uncovered one more piece in the puzzle that is known as mare reproductive loss syndrome.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center have uncovered one more piece in the puzzle relating to Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome.
Came Home's first-year stud fee will be $40,000. The son of Gone West, a multiple grade I winner and millionaire, will stand his first season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Coronado's Quest, whose fee was reduced from $75,000 to $35,000 for the 2003 season, instead will stand for $50,000 next year
Mr. Greeley, whose runners have earned $4.4 million this year and include grade I winners Celtic Melody, Nonsuch Bay, and Whywhywhy, will stand for $50,000 in 2003
Ashford Stud, a satellite of Irish-based Coolmore Stud, announced fees of $125,000 for Fusaichi Pegasus and Giant's Causeway.
Millionaire Came Home has arrived at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., and will begin his stallion career at $50,000 live foal.
Godolphin's grade II winner E Dubai, who set the pace for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has been retired and will enter stud at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
Distorted Humor, who ranks second on the first-crop sire list by progeny earnings, had his fee boosted to $20,000 from $12,500
Multiple stakes winner Captain Countdown, a meet champion at Remington Park and Sam Houston, will enter stud at Hamton Farm near Montalba, Texas.
Forest Wildcat, the third-crop leader by number of stakes winners, had his fee boosted to $60,000 for 2003 from $40,000
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