Team Block's multiple graded stakes-winning stallion Fort Prado is being relocated from Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., to Swifty Farms in Indiana to take advantage of Indiana's breeding incentives, Chris Block said Sept. 27.
$500,000 broodmare Roan Inish led gains in average and median at the Keeneland January mixed sale's second session, which sellers continued to describe as selective and buyers described fierce competition for top lots.
Conveyance, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Indian Charlie, has been retired and will stand the 2016 breeding season at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Victor Heerman Jr., who as a bloodstock agent in the 1980s added flair to Central Kentucky sales, died July 2 at his Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. home. He was 89.
Fort Prado, who raced for Team Block in Illinois for seven seasons, has sired his first winner from his freshman crop.
Speedy frontrunners set the $100,000 James Marvin Stakes (gr. III) up perfectly for Michael Dubb and Gary Aisquith's Sage Valley, who closed from off the pace to take the 7-furlong sprint July 19 at Saratoga Race Course.
Thomas "Tommy" Lawson Thompson, a native of Alma, Ga. who found his calling as a Thoroughbred bloodstock agent in Kentucky, died at his home in Lexington May 23. He was 62.
Running for the first time in 2013, Michael Dubb's Sage Valley earned his fourth straight victory when he took the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.
Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm will hold a stallion show and open house Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Stately Victor, a grade I winner in Kentucky, and Bring the Heat, a 14-year-old stallion, will stand in 2013 at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Fort Prado, whose first foals are weanlings of 2011, will be relocated to Buck Pond Farm in Versailles, Ky., for the 2012 season. His fee will be $5,000.
Graded stakes winner Niagara Causeway will relocate for the 2012 breeding season to Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky.
PNC Bank has filed lawsuits in Fayette (Lexington) Circuit Court against two major Thoroughbred operations, contending that Buck Pond Farm and the McKathan Brothers Farm are in default on outstanding loans.
Norma Bradley Arnold, mother of Central Kentucky horseman Doug Arnold, died Dec. 4 at her Versailles, Ky., home.
The first reported foal by graded stakes winner Niagara Causeway is a filly born Jan. 27
Selling yearlings at the Keeneland September sale got a lot tougher during Friday's session in Lexington, as all major indices fell hard against previous year's figures.
Buck Pond Farm, near Versailles, Ky., has lowered the stud fees on three of its 11 stallions. Breeding fees have been dropped for State City, Seattle Fitz, and Colonial Colony.
Young stallion Wild Wonder, who was gearing up for his first season at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., died Jan. 25 of an apparent rupture of the aorta at the farm.
The first foal by grade II winner Seattle Fitz arrived Jan. 18 at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Edmond and Sharon Hudon will relocate their stallions Surachai and Stage Colony to Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Filigree, a stakes-placed daughter of Candi's Gold, brought the top price of $50,000 during a sale of broodmares and weanlings on Oct. 23 at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Indian Halo, a Halo mare that produced grade III winner Indian Ocean, sold for $240,000 to top all prices Wednesday in the third session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Fall Mixed Sale.
Millionaire Crafty Shaw is the newest stallion that will take up stallion duty at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Wild Wonder, sire of grade I winner Wild Fit and Wednesday's $270,000 session topper at the Keeneland yearling sale, has been purchased by Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm for stallion duty at the Versailles, Ky., farm.
Bull Market, who battled Vindication for the lead in the 2002 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
State City, a millionaire and Dubai champion, will stand at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., in 2006.
Colonial Colony, who won last year's Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Grade II winner Hero's Tribute, who missed the first part of the breeding season at Douglas Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of surgery, is ready to begin breeding.
Bold Truth, who was grade II stakes-placed at Saratoga, has arrived at Douglas Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Dr. Tony Ryan's Castleton Lyons announced today that Bernstein, a leading freshman sire of 2004, will stand the 2005 breeding season as Ryan's Thoroughbred farm near Lexington.
Hero's Tribute, a 6-year-old son of Sea Hero--Eastern Dawn, by Damascus, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2005 breeding season at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky. The three-time stakes winner, who arrived at the farm Sept. 11, will stand for a fee of $5,000.
Millionaire Running Stag and Irish group winner Bernstein were represented by their first winners June 5
Doug Arnold has announced that Evansville Slew has been purchased by his Buck Pond Farm near Lexington and will stand there starting March 9.
John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm has purchased prominent first-crop sire Doneraile Court and will stand him for $15,000 live foal.
Millionaire Morluc, who set speed records at Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs, will enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Graded stakes winner Doneraile Court was represented by his first winner when his son Jazzy Jay won at five furlongs
A headstone ceremony honoring deceased champion Little Current will be held April 28 starting at 1 p.m. at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up Thunderello, who was originally scheduled to enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., instead will enter stud at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International
The first foal from grade II winner Doneraile Court is a colt out of Will You Marry Me (by Known Fact).
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