With her health on point and her talent wicked as ever, Lady Eli remarkably heads into the Nov. 5 Filly and Mare Turf in her usual spot as the one to beat.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien continues his raid on Newmarket's group Is, enjoying a 1-2 finish in the Dubai Fillies' Mile Oct. 7 as Rhododendron led in Hydrangea by a clear margin; both are now under consideration for next month's Breeders' Cup.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Thoroughbred Breeding, International, Thoroughbred Sales, Kentucky
Canadian Nat Rea's foray into horse racing and breeding is coming to an end with the Sept. 1 announcement that 41 horses owned by Regis Farms will be consigned to the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Favored Hillaby, produced by 2007 Canadian Horse of the Year Sealy Hill, registered her first graded stakes win with a powerful stretch-running score in the $205,481 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 16 at snowy Woodbine.
Examining the most successful descendants of Wedding Picture, by Blushing Groom out of Strike A Pose. view infographic
Wait No More, a sleek gray 3-year-old daughter of champion Wait a While, graduated handily in a maiden special weight by 2 1/4 lengths Oct. 10 on the turf at Gulfstream Park West, the former Calder Race Course.
Day two of Book 1 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale saw single-day records for a European yearling sale tumble in three key market indicators Oct. 8.
While Eugene Melnyk is winding down his Thoroughbred ownership and breeding operation, the multiple Sovereign Award winner will have at least one chance to pick up another Breeders' Cup victory.
Dynaformer sired 25 Grade I winners, 10 Grade II winners, 31 Grade III winners and numerous other stakes winners following his racing career. view slideshow
Under a business plan change at the farm, Three Chimneys will not offer a consignment at this year's Keeneland September yearling sale.
Lane's End Farm confirmed Nov. 6 its 24-year-old stallion Belong to Me has been pensioned.
The great Secretariat is not exactly in Herod's position yet as a universal influence on pedigrees, but he may be moving in that direction.
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.
Just a month prior to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale, veteran horseman Eugene Melnyk made a decision to change his business model to reduce the emphasis on his breeding program.
Several late additions to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale have added considerable intrigue to the one-day auction at Newtown Paddocks in Lexington Feb. 11. The sale will begin at 10 a.m.
Twenty-eight selected offerings from Eugene Melnyk's Winding Oaks Farm have been added to the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale and will be sold Feb. 11 by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.
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Two-time grade I winner Pure Clan delivered a healthy filly by Bernardini Jan. 10 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., and is scheduled to be bred to Tapit this year.
The demand for quality bloodstock was in full force at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, but the middle and lower markets were soft.
The Borges Torrealba family, among the leading buyers at the current Keeneland November breeding stock sale, has entered into a partnership with Three Chimneys Farm of Midway, Ky.
Esther Marr recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including the sales of Pure Clan and Changing Skies, who both brought more than $4 million. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Watch Video
Wealthy buyers' enthusiasm for the young and the beautiful fueled the market again during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Goncalo Torrealba, who operates TNT Stud in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, went to $4.5 million to purchase the millionaire Pure Clan during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington Nov. 7.
Owner of Hill 'n' Dale Sales comments on sale of Pure Clan, a $4.5 million dollar mare. Watch Video
Owner of Hill 'n' Dale Sales comments on sale of Pure Clan, a $4.5 million dollar mare.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Dynaforce||William I. Mott||
|Folk Opera (IRE)||Saeed bin Suroor||
|Forever Together||Jonathan E. Sheppard||
|Halfway To Heaven (IRE)||Aidan P. O'Brien||
|Mauralakana (FR)||Christophe Clement||
|Pure Clan||Robert E. Holthus||
|Sealy Hill||Mark E. Casse||
|Wait a While||Todd A. Pletcher||