Consignor John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services has 11 yearlings entered in the Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, including a half sister to multiple graded stakes winner Optimizer.
Dogwood Stables' Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Palace Malice proved his class July 27 at Saratoga Race Course, powering to victory in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II).
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Palace Malice put in a final workout for the upcoming $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 21, breezing four furlongs in :49.77 at Saratoga Race Course.
by John P. Sparkman
Curlin has not made the fastest start at stud with his first crop of 3-year-olds, but the victory of Palace Malice in the 145th Belmont Stakes June 8 gave him a first-crop classic winner.
Porter On Pedigrees
Alan Porter dives into the family of Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice.
A patient Palace Malice collared Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Oxbow coming out of the final turn and dominated the stretch run to post a convincing upset win in the $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8 at Belmont Park.
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.
After winning four of the first five races for juveniles or juvenile fillies at the Keeneland spring meeting, trainer Wesley Ward will sit out the finale Thursday, April 25.
Spendthrift Farm stallion Malibu Moon was represented by two of the seven co-bullet workers who sped an eighth of a mile in 10 seconds flat during Fasig-Tipton's under tack show at Palm Meadows Training Center March 22.
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The second foal out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was born Feb. 12 at Stonestreet Farms near Lexington, Stonestreet representatives confirmed.
The first portion of the Fares Farm dispersal brought strong prices during the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8, highlighted by stakes winner Supreme, who was bought for $800,000 by Stonestreet.
There is considerable buzz surrounding the Jan. 7-11 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, thanks in large part to the 80-horse dispersal of Issam Fares' Fares Farm.
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.
Keeneland has cataloged 1,893 lots for its 2013 January horses of all ages sale to be held Jan. 7-11 in Lexington. The sale will feature the complete 80-horse dispersal of Fares Farm.
Issam Fares' Fares Farm, breeder of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, will completely disperse its Thoroughbred breeding and racing stock at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.
- By Pete Denk
Stallion profile emerges for two-time Horse of the Year read blog
Gross sales, average price, and median price all rose by double-digit percentages following day six of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale.
Lane's End stallion Smart Strike, a two-time leading sire, will stand in 2013 for $85,000, the same fee he stood for in 2012.
Two-time Horse of the Year Curlin came through with his first North American winner when his 2-year-old son Palace Malice scored at Saratoga Aug. 4.
Barbara Banke, owner of Stonestreet Farm, will announce the name of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra's first foal at Saratoga Race Course in New York July 27.
Sherriff's Deputy, the dam of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, has been euthanized at Issam Fares' Fares Farm near Lexington because of complications from laminitis.
Curlin, the 2007-08 Horse of the Year, came through with his first two winners when the colts Lucky First and Zimniy Dvorets won in Russia June 17.
Two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, whose first foals are 2-year-olds, was represented by his first starter when his daughter Evolutionary contested a maiden special weight race at Arlington Park.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year who produced her first foal this year, has been pronounced in foal to Darley stallion Bernardini.
Two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, who stands at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm, will have his first 2-year-olds race this year. Here are some of his 2-year-olds in action in Florida. Watch Video
Footage of Rachel Alexandra's Curlin colt, who was born on Jan. 22, 2012, at Stonestreet Farm. Watch Video
Photographer Anne M. Eberhardt visits with Rachel Alexandra and her Curlin colt at Stonestreet Farm. read blog
Anne M. Eberhardt's photos of Rachel Alexandra with her 2012 Curlin colt at Stonestreet Farm. View Slideshow
Barbara Banke, owner of Stonestreet Farm, and Harold McCormick are seeking help in naming the first foal by 2009 Horse of the Year Rachael Alexandra.
Rachel Alexandra and her Curlin colt returned to Stonestreet Farm Jan. 30 after being treated at the Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital as a precautionary measure for pain management related to the birth.
Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, and her newborn colt have been taken to an equine facility for pain management related to the birth, according to a spokesman.
When Horses of the Year are bred to Horses of the Year, the results can be quite good in some cases and not so good in others. read blog
Rachel Alexandra, 2009 Horse of the Year, gave birth Jan. 22 to a 125-pound colt by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, who stands at Lane's End Farm.
Images from some of the Kentucky Farm Open Houses in January 2012. View Slideshow
ReRun announced its annual holiday auction of Moneighs will take place now through Dec. 4 on Ebay. The original, abstract, 16" x 20" paintings are created by some of North America's most prominent Thoroughbreds.
Lane's End stallion Smart Strike, this year's leading sire by progeny earnings, will stand in 2012 for $85,000, up from $75,000 in 2011.
Reduced stud fees lead to better percentages during '11 yearling sale season.
Let's be honest, this year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) needs a boost, especially with Zenyattamania and even a double dose of Curlin still fresh in everyone's mind. read blog
Australian Ron Gilbert, owner of Highgrove Stud, a leading commercial Thoroughbred nursery in Queensland, made his initial venture into the American sales market Sept. 12.
Eric Mitchell talks with Frank Taylor at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale. What will the sale hold in comparison with the Kentucky July sale? Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales. Watch Video
Cash-strapped breeders prefer proven sires over young stallions, making it tougher to launch the careers of new studs.
Inglorious' pedigree is rich with solid female strains, surely a good omen for her own career as a broodmare. But that is for the future -- her present is as the undisputed queen of Candian racing.
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Jackson's drive led him to unparalleled success.. but all was not cozy with the industry. Read Blog
Winemaker and prominent Thoroughbred owner Jess Jackson, whose Stonestreet Stable campaigned Rachel Alexandra and Curlin, died April 21 after a lengthy illness. He was 81.
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Stonestreet Stables announced that 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra is confirmed to be in foal to 2007 and 2008 Horse of the Year Curlin, with an expected foaling date is Feb. 1, 2012.
Zenyatta, the sensational 2010 Horse of the Year, was bred Feb. 23 to Darley stallion Bernardini, the second top racemare to be mated in the Bluegrass this week.
Two horses crowned as Horse of the Year were bred Feb. 21 when female superstar Rachel Alexandra was mated with the stallion Curlin. The mating took place at 9 a.m. (EST) at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
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