General Assembly, a grade I winner from Secretariat's second crop, has been euthanized in Germany,
Possibly the best 3-year-old in the country is not on the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) trail. Undefeated Lost in the Fog has wowed observers in all four of his starts and looks to improve his record in Saturday's Bay Shore Stakes (gr. III).
Five Star Day, a New York grade II winner, sired his first winner when daughter Five Star Holding won April 7 at Aqueduct.
Parade Ground, a multiple New York graded stakes winner, has been relocated to William S. Farish's Lane's End Texas near Hempstead.
Miss Loren, a champion in her native Argentina and winner of the Feb. 13 Santa Maria Handicap (gr. I), has been retired from racing.
Commanche Run, a three-time group I winner who gave jockey Lester Piggott his record-setting 28th English classic win, died in late March at Astley Grange Farm Stud in Leicester County, England.
Prominent stallion Kingmambo, who has been sidelined from stallion duty primarily because of an arthritic condition in his lower neck, will need additional treatment and more time off.
Veteran trainer Billy E. Adams died March 25, opening night at Fairmount Park, due to a heart attack.
Special Times, a stakes-placed son of Seeking the Gold, sired his first offspring, a colt out of the Graustark mare Complete the Dream, March 17 for Dr. Robert Fishman.
Longtime Northern California racing steward Charlie Dougherty died March 25 at his home in Burlingame, Calif., because of congestive heart failure.
Two-year-old racing got under way at Santa Anita March 23, and it was Storming Hun, a daughter of Devon Lane, who got to the finish first.
Sheikh Mohammed's Darley has announced its 2005 Australian stallion roster, which will consist of 16 stallions at its Hunter Valley base in Aberdeen.
Woodman, whose runners have won stakes across the globe, sired his 100th stakes winner when his 4-year-old daughter Kelliewood captured the March 19 Natasha Trophy in Australia.
Rossard, a champion in Denmark and Sweden and a grade I winner in the United States, was found dead in a field at Steve and Cindy Stewart's Huntertown Farm near Paris, Ky.
Larrupin', a stakes-placed son of Mr. Prospector, has been purchased privately by Walter H. Seifried Trust for stallion duty at Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Cashion, Ariz.
A. P. Adventure, a grade I winner for Robert and Beverly Lewis, has been retired from racing and is booked to Storm Cat.
Lord Carson, who was standing his third season at Tom Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif., died March 16 of a head injury.
It will be speed vs. stamina in Saturday's Cicada Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct when 3-year-old fillies Megascape and Acey Deucey hook up against each other under topweight of 122 pounds in the field of eight.
Robert Levine, who saddled Jill Robin L to win the March 5 Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, died March 17 at the age of 86.
The Aga Khan, one of Europe's leading breeders and owners, has purchased the Lagardere family's entire bloodstock operation.
Dynasty, a South African Horse of the Year and widely regarded along with Horse Chestnut as the outstanding South African racehorse of the past 20 years, will stand at Antony Beck's Highlands Stud near Robertson in South Africa.
Johar, who deadheated for first in the 2003 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), has gotten his first mare in foal.
Unreal Zeal, Illinois' leading sire the last four years, will stand at Hal Snowden Jr.'s Roseglade Farm near Wilmore, Ky.
Stanley T. Greene, who trained for Alfred G. Vanderbilt and Liz Whitney Tippett, died March 12 in a hospital near Purcellville, Va.
Strong Hope, a two-time New York grade II winner, has gotten 11 of the 27 mares bred to him in foal during his initial season at stud.
Age has not stopped Dixieland Band from putting on a show as one of the nation's top sires at age 25. Other seniors joining him in the ranks of top sires include Cozzene, Crafty Prospector, Runaway Groom, and Mt. Livermore.
Woodman's Girl, dam of millionaire and successful young sire More Than Ready, was euthanized Feb. 21 because of colic after giving birth that day by cesarean section to a Mineshaft filly.
Shake You Down, who boasts six career stakes wins, hopes to add to his $1.3 million in earnings as he takes on five rivals in Saturday's Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct.
Salt Champ, an Argentine champion who won the Jan. 30 Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I) in her North American debut, has been retired from racing after suffering a slight strain in a tendon.
A full sister to Martin and Pam Wygod's champion 2-year-old filly Sweet Catomine was foaled March 5 at Mill Ridge Farm.
Prominent stallion Kingmambo, who was taken out of stallion duty in late February at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of an injured leg, will spend about three more weeks on the sidelines due to an arthritic condition in his lower neck.
Veteran California breeder/owner Alvin E. Toffel died March 5 in Las Vegas of a stroke.
Stakes-placed Seeking Greatness, whose half-brother, Elusive Quality, sired champion Smarty Jones, will stand at Dr. Joe Carter's Oklahoma Equine Hospital near Washington, Okla.
Fourstars Allstar, who reached stardom in New York and Ireland, was euthanized last month after breaking his neck.
Scrimshaw, a grade II winner and third in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has gotten his first mare in foal.
Grade/group I winner Musical Chimes, who ran a troubled fifth in the March 5 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap (gr. IT), has been retired from racing to become a broodmare at owner Sheikh Maktoum's Gainsborough Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Hum Along, dam of champion Storm Song, died from complications while foaling a Giant's Causeway colt Feb. 23.
Perfect Soul, a Canadian champion, has gotten his first mare in foal.
Sing and Swing, the first mare bred to grade I winner Birdstone, has been pronounced in foal at Gainesway Farm.
Stakes winner Crimson Classic was represented by his first winner March 4 when his daughter Crimson Dancer won by 6 1/4 lengths at Turfway Park.
Valid Trefaire, a stakes winner and graded stakes-placed, has been moved to Two Weeks Away Stables near Lincoln, Neb.
Hunting Hard, a New York graded stakes-placed son of Seeking the Gold, will stand the 2005 breeding season at Breezy Knob Farm near Ava, N.Y.
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.
Laser Light, a New York grade I winner and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up, was euthanized Feb. 10 at Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud near Ocala, Fla.
Maryland invader Malibu Moonshine will carry top weight of 121 pounds in Saturday's John Battaglia Memorial Stakes for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park as he faces eight others while going for his third consecutive stakes win.
Glitterman, sire of four millionaires, has been pensioned at Nathan Fox and Richard Kaster's Wafare Farm near Midway, Ky., because of fertility problems.
Kingmambo, who has missed time in the breeding shed because of a leg injury, should be back ready to breed this weekend, March 5-6, at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
The year 2004 turned out to be the type of year for Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey that the couple could only dream about a few years back. In their first appearance as Eclipse Award finalists, they won the outstanding owner trophy, and one of their horses, Kitten's Joy, won an Eclipse Award for best turf male.
Cascadian, an 8-year-old son of Seattle Slew and half-brother to champion Blushing John, has been relocated to Bar C Racing Stables near Hermiston, Ore.
World Stage, an 11-year-old son of Sadler's Wells, will stand at Music Note Farm near Ocala, Fla.
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