Miesque, the first two-time winner of a Breeders' Cup race and the dam of top sire Kingmambo, was euthanized Jan. 20 at the Oak Tree Division of Lane's End Farm in Central Kentucky due to the infirmities of age.
The open house and stallion show that was scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21 at Gainesway Farm in Lexington has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has announced its 2011 seminar and clinic schedule, consisting of three new owner seminars, a breeding clinic and three pedigree and conformation clinics.
Ghost Ridge Farms in York, Pa will be holding its Annual Stallion Show from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22.
The first reported foal by grade II winner Old Fashioned is a colt born Jan. 15 at Destiny Oaks near Ocala, Fla.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Indian Firewater's grade II San Fernando score was the biggest victory for several Indian Charlie colts running the weekend of January 15.
The first reported foal by classic-placed Dunkirk is a filly foaled Jan. 10 for Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds.
Stallions standing at Northview Stallion Station, including newcomers Bullsbay and Street Magician--will be shown during the stallion show from noon-3 p.m. Jan. 30 at the farm in Chesapeake City, Md.
Sequel Stallions New York has scheduled its annual stallion show at Keane Stud in Amenia, N.Y., on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Suave will replace Congrats, another A.P. Indy son, who achieved great success in Florida and will stand 2011 season at Vinery Kentucky
The first reported foal by Canadian graded stakes-placed The Visualiser is a filly born Jan. 15 at Dr. Warren Center's Mighty Acres near Pryor, Okla.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Farm was rewarded with its seventh Eclipse Award when they were announced Jan. 17, with horses bred by the farm earning more than $13.3 million last year.
Grade II winner Domestic Dispute has been relocated for stallion duty in 2011 to Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind.
Graded stakes winner Bittel Road will enter stud in 2011 at Foot Fall Farm near Palmyra, Ind.
The first foal by grade II winner My Pal Charlie is a colt born Jan. 11 at Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.
Don't Get Mad, the sire of hot Louisiana-bred 3-year-old Populist Politics, moves to Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La., for the 2011 breeding season.
Fanlew Farms, located near Sarepta, La., will hold its annual stallion show at the farm Saturday, Jan. 15.
Sand Cove, a multiple stakes winner and Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society yearling sale graduate, has been named the overall champion of the Ontario Sired Racing Rewards Program.
Mr. Livingston, who had been relocated to Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La., for the 2011 breeding season, died Jan. 9 in a paddock accident at the farm at age 14.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
As the breeder/co-breeder of Minstrella, Misty Gallore, Silver Ghost, and Saint Liam, Edward P. Evans contributed greatly to the preservation and advancement of Gallorette's family.
Irish stallion Invincible Spirit closed out 2010 with a record but it was a record for the number of 2-year-old winners in a single year for a stallion standing in either North America or Europe.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Cowboy Cal is a filly born Jan. 2.
The Breeders' Cup has reported that 160 stallions have been nominated to its new international program since nominations opened seven days ago.
Green Tune, a French champion and sire, was euthanized in early January after fracturing his right hind leg.
Grade II winner True Quality has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.
Some Central Kentucky farms have scheduled open houses this month to permit inspection of their stallions by those in Lexington for the Keeneland horses of all ages sale that begins Jan. 10.
Fanlew Farms near Serepta, La., has announced its 2011 stud fees for six stallions.
Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud will host a stallion show and open house Jan. 22 at the main farm and stallion complex at 5571 NW 100th Street in Ocala, Florida.
Rebecca Hayden has been appointed director of stallions and bloodstock consultant at Hartley De Renzo Thoroughbreds in Ocala, Florida.
Polish Navy, a grade I winner and sire of 1993 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Sea Hero, was euthanized Jan. 6 at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement facility near Georgetown, Ky.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Leadership of the stallion crop with 1st 3yos of 2010 was determined by less than $21,000. Some names changed and others made the transition from leading freshman sires of 2009.
Adena Springs finished 2010 as the leading individual breeder in North America with earnings of $13,369,852.
Ten Centuries, the only son of European champion Dubai Millennium standing in the United States, recorded his first winner when his son Ryans Joy scored by 5 1/4 lengths in a six-furlong race.
Grade I winner Zensational, whose fee of $25,000 was the highest for an incoming stallion in 2010, sired his first foal Jan. 4.
Tropical Storm, an 11-year-old son of Storm Cat, will stand in 2011 at Brian Raimonde's Raimonde Farm near Wooster, Ohio.
Temple City, who recently retired as the only track record-setting son of Dynaformer at stud, will stand the 2011 breeding season at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington for $5,000 stands and nurses.
For the second consecutive year, Giant's Causeway claimed the top spot on the 2010 leading sires' list, according to final figures provided by Equineline Company.
Calumet Farm, so much a part of the top-tiered landscape of Kentucky breeding and racing for decades, returned to the spotlight in a big way when 3-year-old Switch won the $150,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I).
Mahubah's Corner columnist Avalyn Hunter reflects on the broodmare records of Rachel Alexandra's historic peers -- the four other 3-year-old filly Horses of the Year.
Maverick, a half brother to Eclipse Award winner Silver Charm, and Sequoyah, who is out of champion Chilukki, will stand in 2011 at Tim Keeley's Sugar Cane Stables near Lake Charles, La.
Stakes winner Ex Federali will stand in 2011 at R. Frank Tatman's P.B. & J. Farm near Belen, N.M.
Multiple stakes winner Frisky Spider will stand in 2011 at Lance and Jessica Rasmussen's Cloud Castle Arabians and Sport Horses near Mabel, Minn.
Graded stakes winner Alysweep has been moved to Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind., for the 2011 breeding season.
Champion and multiple grade I winner War Pass died Dec. 24 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Pope McLean will stand grade II-winning miler Tizdejavu at his Crestwood Farm near Lexington in 2011.
Australian group I winner arrives for stud duty at the birthplace of his grandsire.
WinStar Farm has acquired a significant interest in leading sire Harlan's Holiday and will stand the 11-year-old son of Harlan in 2011.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Top 2-year-old colt Uncle Mo has to share some of the juvenile spotlight as newcomer Comma to the Top makes 2010 a bright year for the Indian Charlie sire line.
Graded stakes winner Temple City, whose dam is a half sister to prominent stallion Malibu Moon, will enter stud alongside Malibu Moon at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Multiple graded stakes winner Xchanger will stand in 2011 at the Funkhouser family's O'Sullivan Farms near Charles Town, W.Va.
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