Forestry, the highest-priced freshman stallion of 2000, was represented by his first stakes winner when his son Deputy Storm won the July 20 Tyro Stakes
A 2-year-old full brother to grade I winner Forestry died in March after becoming cast in his stall at an undisclosed farm and breaking a leg.
Two-year-old Hasslefree, owned by Robert and Beverly Lewis, became the first winner for grade I winner Forestry
Monday's final under tack show for Keeneland's April sale of 2-year-olds in training was marred by a fatal injury to a Hennessy colt.
Our Emblem, whose popularity rose to new heights after his son War Emblem won this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand for $35,000 in 2003 at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.
Wednesday night's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale ended not with a bang but a whimper, as the highly anticipated Storm Cat colt--the last yearling through the ring--was bought back by consignor Robert Evans for $3.8 million.
The fact that William T. Young's stallion extraordinaire Storm Cat led the Keeneland July yearling sale by average hardly sent shock waves through the industry.
While the bloodstock market anxiously awaits the beginning of the yearling sale season, there is a heightened level of anticipation with first-crop stallions.
Champion racemare Riboletta will return to training after falling victim to the mysterious mare reproductive loss syndrome that has devastated Kentucky. Riboletta will return to trainer Eduardo Inda's barn in California.
Foals from the first crop of grade I winner Forestry and group I winner Stravinsky were foaled within two days of each other.
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