2010 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Blame arrives at Claiborne Farm. Watch Video
With two-dozen farm employees looking on, Blame returned to the farm of his birth Nov. 12, and was installed in Buckpasser's former stall at Claiborne Farm.
There were plenty of memorable moments at this year's World Championships. Read Blog
Blame, Zenyatta, Goldikova are all ranked in the top 13 horses in the World Thoroughbred Rankings.
Blame's sire Arch, who also stands at Claiborne Farm, has his fee raised to $30,000.
Claiborne homebred Blame descends from a historic family associated with the farm for nearly 60 years.
With darkening skies creating an almost surreal atmosphere, Blame and Zenyatta put on a show for the ages in the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Classic.
Following an emotionally charged Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), the question for those deciding Horse of the Year comes down to this: On what side of the "head" do you stand? Read Blog
Blame, who won the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs in what was his farewell race, was the main attraction at trainer Al Stall Jr.'s barn at Keeneland Tuesday.
If you take the emotion out of it, Blame is the clear winner... By Jason Shandler Read Blog
Adele Dilschneider's Apart, Blame's stablemate who won the $100,000-added Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, may return in a grade I race at the track later this month.
Photos of the day two winners at the 2010 Breeders' Cup. View Slideshow
Blame, winner of Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has been retired from racing for stallion duty at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
Mike Smith reflects on the Breeders' Cup Classic to the media. Watch Video
Many wouldn't agree, but there were no losers in that spectacular photo finish at the end of this year's Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs. Read Blog
The morning of Nov. 7 was unusually quiet at the barn of Blame, winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic, and it was business as usual for trainer Al Stall, Jr.
As about a hundred racing fans gathered outside Barn 41 at Churchill Downs the morning of Nov. 7 to show their appreciation for Zenyatta, trainer John Shirreffs reflected on the disappointment of the previous day.
2010 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Blame. Read More
Mike Smith's comments after the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman recaps the events of Day 2, including Blame's win in the Breeders' Cup Classic over Zenyatta. Watch Video
Zenyatta's history-making winning streak ended by a short head to Blame, a homebred son of Arch for Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider.
Lenny Shulman talks to Al Stall, trainer of Classic contender Blame. Stall also has J. B.'s Thunder in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Watch Video
Jason, Tom, and Evan analyze the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) featuring Zenyatta. Watch Video
Who will win the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic? Who will finish last? Now is your chance to see how your picks stack up against the rest of the BloodHorse.com community. Predict the Order
Jockey Garrett Gomez, who was taken to the hospital following a spill in the sixth race Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, has been released and plans to ride Friday.
Lookin At Lucky, the nation's top 3-year-old contender for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, got his first tour of the Churchill track under exercise rider Jorge Alvarez the morning of Wednesday.
Super mare Zenyatta draws post 8 in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I); pegged as the 8-5 morning line favorite to beat the boys again.
Ron discusses Blame, Goldikova, Informed Decision and Zenyatta. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Track superintendent Butch Lehr is confident the track surface will not be an issue
It was another busy day for clockers at Churchill Downs as many contenders of the Nov. 5-6 Breeders' Cup World Championships completed their workouts Nov. 1.
Adele B. Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm's Blame kicked off Breeders' Cup week at Churchill Downs with a half-mile breeze in :49 4/5 the morning of Nov. 1.
Trainer Todd Pletcher expects Quality Road to do just fine at the Breeders' Cup Classic distance and said he believes the colt is ready for a top effort.
The Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries are out. Evan looks at the Filly and Mare Sprint, Filly and Mare Turf, Dirt Mile and Classic. Watch Video
The main focus this year, of course, will be on "Mighty Mare"--Zenyatta--who hopes to conclude her amazing career in the Classic with her 20th victory in as many starts, and the French femme fatale, Goldikova.
Breeders' Cup contenders and weekend races. Including Brass Hat and Paddy O'Prado. View Slideshow
Multiple grade I winner Blame and his stablemate, Super Derby victor Apart, breezed together at Keeneland Oct. 24, going five furlongs in :58 4/5 as Blame prepares for the BC Classic at Churchill Downs.
J. B.'s Thunder, winner of the Breeders' Futurity (gr. I), breezed a half-mile in :47-flat under regular exercise rider Jerry O'Dwyer Oct. 22 at Keeneland in preparation for the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm's Blame, a leading contender for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs Nov. 6, worked a half-mile in :47 3/5 under Casey Chavez at Keeneland Oct. 17.
How does one even attempt to discuss in detail last weekend's stakes extravaganza? And what words are left to describe the Zenyatta phenomenon that haven't already been used?
Lenny and Steve present a Lightning Round Recap of the weekend's stakes races and their Breeders' Cup implications. Watch Video
Zenyatta will remain in California prior to her run in the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Haynesfield, sent off at 7-1, pulled off a shocker in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 2 at Belmont Park, going wire-to-wire under Ramon Dominguez while never being challenged.
Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) favorite Blame arrived in New York this afternoon without incident and is in his stall at Belmont Park, trainer Al Stall Jr. said Oct. 1.
Tom, Jason and James of TwinSpires.com explore the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (gr. I) at Belmont. Watch Video
The 4-year-old son of Arch will look to conquer 10 furlongs for the first time when he faces a solid field in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) Oct. 2 at Belmont Park.
He is scheduled to run in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) Oct. 2 at Belmont Park.
Trainer Al Stall Jr. said Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner Blame would arrive at Belmont Park on Sept. 30 in advance of his expected next start in the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational (gr. I).
Anne Eberhardt checks up on Blame, back at Keeneland after his busy summmer. Read Blog
Blame turns in his first work at Keeneland since his victory in the Whitney Handicap.
This week's nominees are: Dakota Phone, Malibu Prayer, Blame, and Wasted Tears. Read More
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