Deep Impact offspring dominated the top of the market at the yearling session of the JRHA select sale July 11 with eight in the top 10 highest prices, including the first six best sellers that were topped by a colt out of champion Awesome Feather.
Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the eldest son of Sheikh Mohammed, died of a heart attack the morning of Sept. 19.
Some horses to watch at the Jan. 12 opening session of Keeneland's January mixed sale.
All-weather sprint specialist Living The Life, a recent arrival from overseas, added a third straight win to her record Sept. 8 in taking the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II) at Presque Isle Downs.
by John P. Sparkman
Full sisters to 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow and breeding to stallion Awesome Again.
Trainer Jonathan Sheppard reached the 3,000 win milestone Sept. 17 when he saddled Fugitive Angel to a neck victory in the seventh race at Delaware Park.
Trainer Bret Calhoun won the 2,000th race of his career April 19 at Lone Star Park when Forty Winks won a claiming race under Clifton Berry.
Informed Decision, a 2009 Eclipse champion, delivered her first foal, a colt by Street Cry, at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm in Paris, Ky., on March 11.
Dennis "Peaches" Geier, assistant to trainer Bret Calhoun, had a feeling about last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) with Chamberlain Bridge.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale's reputation has improved dramatically in recent years.
Carl Moore Management's Chamberlain Bridge, defending champion in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT), tuned up for an expected repeat bid the morning of Oct. 19 by working a bullet five furlongs in :59.
Ariana D. made a tremendous late run in Presque Isle Downs' marquee race, but she could not catch the daughter of Concorde's Tune.
Jenny's So Great has a chance to add additional luster to her name as she totes co-high weight of 123 pounds in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II).
Keeneland has slated 18 stakes--led by five grade I races on opening FallStars Weekend--with purse money totaling $4.375 million for its 2011 fall meeting.
Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos has made a successful recovery from colic surgery April 19 and has resumed stud duties at Nuckols Farm near Midway, Ky.
Monarchos, the 2001 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner, is recovering from colic surgery performed Tuesday, April 19, at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
Jason Shandler looks at the likely 2010 Eclipse Award winners. Read Blog
Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Awesome Feather is the Kentucky auction's top seller, bringing $2.3 million.
Dubai Majesty was in the news again, two days after she won the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 1 of the 2010 Breeders' Cup, including the extracurricular activities of the Marathon. Watch Video
Photos of the day one winners at the 2010 Breeders' Cup. View Slideshow
Dubai Majesty took over coming off the turn and rolled to a commanding victory in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Ron discusses Blame, Goldikova, Informed Decision and Zenyatta. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Julien talks about Fly Down, Informed Decision, Silver Timber and Warriors Reward. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
It was another busy day for clockers at Churchill Downs as many contenders of the Nov. 5-6 Breeders' Cup World Championships completed their workouts Nov. 1.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Bear Now||Reade Baker||
|Beautiful Venue||Barbara Beagle||
|Diamondrella (GB)||Jimmy Corrigan||
|Dubai Majesty||W. Bret Calhoun||
|Flashing||Saeed bin Suroor||
|Game Face||Todd A. Pletcher||
|Informed Decision||Jonathan E. Sheppard||
|Nicks||Christine K. Janks||
|Old Time Religion||Glenn S. Wismer||
|Porte Bonheur||David P. Duggan||
|Premier Roma||Gerald S. Bennett||
|Rollicking Affair||Christopher Progno||
|Sweet Lorena||Michael S. Ferraro||
|Tequilas Dayjur||James R. Jackson||
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