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Summer Raven Soars to $1.7 Million

Summer Raven Soars to $1.7 Million

Summer Raven, winner of the 2004 Tempted Stakes (gr. III) and in foal to Unbridled's Song, became the first horse to bring seven figures Nov. 11 during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction in Lexington. Offered around noon (EST), she sold for $1.7 million to Kentucky bloodstock agent Reynolds Bell.

Windfields to Disperse Standout Mares, Foals

Windfields Farm, the historic Canadian nursery that announced in August it would disperse its remaining horses at this year's Keeneland November breeding stock sale, has several promising prospects that are sure to stir up some excitement during the auction Nov. 10-11.

Ascot Knight Dead

Ascot Knight Dead

Ascot Knight, one of Canada's top stallions for a number of years, was euthanized Feb. 8 due to declining health. He was 24. He had been pensioned from stallion duty in January at the Taylor family's Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. In 2007, he covered 13 mares. He is buried in the cemetery with such farm greats as Windfields, Northern Dancer, and Vice Regent.

English Sire Robellino Pensioned

English sire Robellino, a racetrack contemporary of Storm Bird and sire of three classic winners, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Littleton Stud because of his advanced age.

Former Windfields Stallion Master Willie Dead

Master Willie, a group I winner who was brought to the U.S. by E.P. Taylor's Windfields Farm to provide an outcross for the blood of farm stallion Northern Dancer, was euthanized at Christopher Sweeting's Conduit Farm near Oxfordshire, England, according to the Racing Post.

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