Graded stakes winner Major Gain has been retired from racing and will stand the 2016 breeding season at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in New York.
Grade I winner and New York stallion Here Comes Ben gained his first winner July 2 when Here Comes Gwen made the pace and won the third race at Prairie Meadows.
McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds has released its stud fees for the 2015 breeding season, including for incoming stallion Central Banker, a recent purchase at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Graded winner Central Banker drew a $400,000 bid Nov. 10 at Keeneland November's robust seventh session, which saw more gains in average and median prices.
Multiple grade II winner Justenuffhumor was represented by his first winner Aug. 21 when Janet Reeder's homebred Humoresque won the third race at Belterra Park.
Becky Thomas and Joe McMahon announced that multiple graded stakes winner Forty Tales will stand at Sequel Stallions near Hudson, N.Y. His 2014 fee will be $6,500 stands and nurses.
Topped by multiple stakes winner Mystic Love, the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale posted across-the-board increases in gross, average, and median for the one-day auction held Dec. 9 in Timonium, Md.
Adena Springs announced Aug. 20 that 8-year-old homebred Harlem Rocker will not return to stud in 2013. The graded stakes winner stood his first and only season at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.
New York stallion Cosmonaut celebrated his first winner practically in his backyard when Marvin's Miracle posted a three-quarter-length victory in his second start Aug. 8 in the fifth race at Saratoga Race Course.
Highcliff Stallions in New York has moved its six stallions to McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds for the 2013 season.
Grade I winner Here Comes Ben and the Forestry mare Double Dinghy Day produced the first foal by the son of Street Cry, Joe and Anne McMahon announced Feb. 1.
Touch Gold, who has sired 31 stakes winners, will stand for $7,500 at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Mr. Sekiguchi, Canada's leading first-crop sire of 2011, will stand in 2013 at Joe McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Teuflesberg, sire of Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Trinniberg, will stand in 2013 at Joe McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Grade I winner Here Comes Ben will enter stud in 2012 at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., which will also be the new home of Justenuffhumor.
Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Kentucky announced that Awesome Again will continue to stand for $50,000 and his son, Horse of the Year Ghostzapper will remain at $20,000 for 2012.
Major international stakes winner Utopia sired the first winner from his first crop when his 2-year-old son No Flaws won at Belmont Park July 14.
Grade II winner Silent Name came through with his first winner when his daughter Silent Sue scored at Hollywood Park May 22.
Awesome Again, who stands at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Paris, Ky., will stand for the same $50,000 fee in 2011 that he stood for in 2010.
A group of about 10 Thoroughbred breeding farms and the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce next week will sue the state of New York to try to force it to loan $17 million to the New York Racing Association.
Desert Warrior, a multiple graded stakes-placed son of Deputy Minister, has been purchased by Randy Haffner for stallion duty at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.
Catienus, a former New York leading sire, will stand in 2010 at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The first reported foal for multiple Japanese grade I winner Utopia arrived Jan. 24 at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.
A pilot program in New York is said to have the potential to increase the profitability and number of horse-related businesses in Saratoga County, where the horse industry's impact is valued at more than $317 million.
- By Ron Mitchell
Poor Little Sister, a weanling filly being sold to benefit the Little Sisters of the Poor religious order in Albany, New York, brought a final bid of $8,000 from Mike McMahon of McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds at Sunday's New York Breeders' Sales Company's auction at Saratoga Racecourse.
Personal Flag, who ranked as one of New York's top stallions for several years, was euthanized July 18 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.
Graded stakes winners Intidab and Millions were represented by their first winners Aug. 7.
McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds offers scheduled tours of Funny Cide's birthplace...Course record set at Del Mar for five furlongs on turf.
When Kenny Troutt and Bill Casner purchased Prestonwood Farm between Lexington and Versailles, Ky., and renamed it WinStar in January 2000, among the horses they acquired in the deal was Belle's Good Cide, who was then carrying a foal who would go on to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.
Grade II winner Judge TC, sixth on the third-crop sire list by lifetime progeny earnings, will stand at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Stakes winner Western Borders will stand the 2003 season at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Four-year-old Radio Star, a half-brother to prominent stallion Dynaformer, is being syndicated to stand his first season at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Near-millionaire Rob 'n Gin has arrived at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Graded stakes winner Millions will enter stud at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y., for $2,500 live foal.
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