The first reported foal for grade II winner Atta Boy Roy, a bay colt, was born Feb. 8 at Griffin Place near Buckley, Wash.
Points Offthebench was named California-bred Horse of the Year for 2013 at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's annual meeting and awards dinner Feb. 10 at the Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley.
Grade I winner Cost of Freedom, claimed for $8,000 at Betfair Hollywood Park Dec. 21, appears headed for retirement as he nears the ripe old age of 11.
Woodford Thoroughbreds will stand first-year stallions Soldat for $5,000 and Currency Swap for $3,500.
Having completed its first race meet under the rebranded Barretts Sales & Racing, the company will offer its annual yearling sale Oct. 8 with a catalog of 248 young prospects.
Crown of Thorns' first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 23 at Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres Farm near Morristown, Fla.
Grade II winner Atta Boy Roy, one of the fastest Thoroughbreds in Washington state history, capped a brilliant career with a runner-up finish Feb. 1 in the Swift Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix.
Patricia Murphy's Irish Toast, the 2009 Washington Broodmare of the Year, has been pensioned and will spend her retirement time at her owner's Time Wise Farm near La Center in the Evergreen State.
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2013 on the same property, now called Woodford Thoroughbreds. The son of Louis Quatorze's fee is $3,000.
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.
Trainer Todd Pletcher went to $750,000 Sept. 13 to acquire an attractive son of Giant's Causeway as the top-priced offering during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale's fourth session.
Riley Tucker and Cash Refund figure to be the top two in the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs. The six-furlong stakes is one of three under the lights under the Twin Spires June 2.
Multiple graded stakes winner Crown of Thorns had the first mares checked in foal from his introductory book at stud.
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Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2012 at CloverLeaf, where he will join his newly retired son, Crown of Thorns, at stud.
Grade I winner and millionaire Gayego will enter stud in 2012 at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario, Canada.
Soul Candy, winner of the California Cup Classic last year when it was held on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park, is back to defend his title against seven rivals in the $175,000 event on Santa Anita's turf course Oct. 29.
Crown of Thorns, a multiple graded stakes winner, will enter stud in 2012 at John and Susan Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade II winner Crown of Thorns has been retired from racing. Breeding plans are undecided.
Irrefutable, who closed well to finish second behind victorious Amazombie in Santa Anita's Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8, might have earned himself a shot in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
With odds-on favorite The Factor cashing it in early, Amazombie closed from last on the far outside to take over past mid-stretch, winning the $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 8.
George Bolton and Fog City Stable's The Factor will continue his preparations for the Breeders' Cup World Championships when he takes on five challengers in the Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8 at Santa Anita Park.
J. Paul Reddam's grade I winner Square Eddie, who emerged from retirement for a second time earlier this year, worked a bullet three furlongs in :35 3/5 at Santa Anita.
Jon and Joel recap the Super Derby, and reveal the Dirt Mile Top 5. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Positive ontrack signals at Emerald Downs, Hastings Park, may add some pop to the 120-yearling WTOBA yearling sale Sept. 6 in Auburn, Wash.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Atta Boy Roy||Valorie Lund||
|Cost of Freedom||Ed Moger, Jr.||
|Crown of Thorns||Richard E. Mandella||
|Delta Storm||Mike R. Mitchell||
|Gayego||Saeed bin Suroor||
|Red Arrow (AUS)||John W. Sadler||
|Riley Tucker||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Square Eddie||Doug F. O'Neill||
|Supreme Summit||Mike Puype||
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