By Jenny Taylor -- The culprit for MRLS was an unseasonable weather-induced pasture change, which caused pregnant mares to have an acute nitrogen overload, and subsequent ammonia-induced abortions.
Graded stakes winner Until Sundown will enter stud at Nathan Fox and Richard Kaster's Wafare Farm near Midway, Ky.
Five-year-old Abuzaid, a full or half-brother to four stakes winners, has arrived for stallion duty at Dr. Jonathan Davis' Milfer Farm near Unadilla, N.Y.
Ireland's tax exemption on stallion income remains unchanged, despite pressure from opposition parties.
The stallion Selkirk and Prince Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms are among the British Thoroughbred Breeders' Association award winners for 2002.
Taylor Made Farm has been named as the broker for Kentucky Derby runner-up Invisible Ink. John Fort, president of Peachtree Stable, the syndicate that owns Invisible Ink, said that the farm will be the sole agent in negotiating deals to stand the son of Thunder Gulch.
Tenpins, the Don Winfree-trained son of Smart Strike, was named 2002 Horse of the Year by the Michigan Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders.
Irish-based Coolmore Stud has announced that Rock of Gibraltar, Cartier's 2002 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt, will stand for a private fee.
Frank Stronach announced the retirement of homebred millionaire Red Bullet to his Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway
Grade II winner Worldly Manner, who was bought in training as a 2-year-old by Godolphin for a reported $5 million in 1998, will stand the 2003 season at Alex Trebek's Creston Farms near Creston, Calif.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and the Thoroughbred Charities of America will conduct their annual stallion season auction Saturday.
Lake George, sire of last year's California juvenile filly champion Lady George, has been relocated to Ben Warren's Hanson Stock Farm near Hemet, Calif.
Spend a Buck, whose Kentucky Derby (gr. I) clocking of 2:00 1/5, remains the fourth-fastest of all time, died in November from anaphylactic shock in Brazil.
Grade II winner Kimberlite Pipe, who was beaten 2 3/4 lengths in the 1999 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), has been retired and will enter stud at Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La.
Five-year-old Ile St. Louis will stand at Jay Goodwin's Good Win Farm near Arkadelphia, Ark.
Four-year-old Al Ghazi, a son of Storm Cat and a $1.35 million Keeneland September yearling, will enter stud at Marvin Fleming's Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Cashion, Ariz.
Leading Maryland sire Polish Numbers, who stood his entire career at Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, shattered his tibia in a paddock accident on Friday and had to be euthanized.
Roy K. Monroe, whose Tejano Run finished second in the 1995 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), will relocate the 10-year-old son of Tejano to his newly established Starlex Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Grade II winner Prospectors Gamble will stand the 2003 season at Colorado State University near Ft. Collins
Eight-year-old Indy Mood (A.P. Indy -- Super Luna, by In Reality) will stand at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.
Golden Ransom, a 3-year-old son of Hennessy, will enter stud at Dr. Mary Cap and Greg Creager's Mountain States Equine near Hobbs, N.M.
City Street, a track-record-setter and –equaler in his two starts as a 2-year-old, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Bullard Farms near Weatherford, Texas
Grade II winner Golden Gear and 5-year-old Cloud Hopping will stand the 2003 season at DunHill Stud near Reddick, Fla.
Grade II winner Judge TC, sixth on the third-crop sire list by lifetime progeny earnings, will stand at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Yankee Victor, a proven runner at a mile, had his first foals sell at Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton, where they averaged 5.55 times his $15,000 stud fee.
Three-year-old Thunderello, who ran second in the NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has been retired and will enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Graded stakes winner Ide has been moved to Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La.
Darby Dan Farm announced today the launch of the "Darby Dan Profit Protection" plan for its stallions that stand for less than $10,000.
Grade II winner Rob 'n Gin has been relocated to Painted Desert Farm near Redmond, Ore.
An unusual outbreak of the bacterial disease "pigeon fever," also known as dryland distemper, has been occurring in Kentucky over the past three weeks, according to Dr. Doug Byars, a specialist in internal medicine and equine critical care.
Rubiano, champion sprinter of 1992, was euthanized Tuesday following complications from laminitis, according to a release from William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm where he had stood since his retirement in 1992.
Grade II winner Pure Prize, by Storm Cat out of champion Heavenly Prize (by Seeking the Gold), has been retired and will enter stud at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington
Robert N. Clay of Three Chimneys Farm announced today that Eclipse Award winner Fly So Free is being pensioned because of health concerns.
Graded stakes winner Sky Approval and track-record setter American Brass will enter stud at Paul Jordan's Rolling Oaks Farm near Kingsbury, Texas
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.
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