Two Breeders' Cup World Championships winners, two trainers from the iconic Head family, and a filly owned by Her Majesty The Queen were among the honorees Nov. 12 when the 23rd annual Cartier Racing Awards were presented.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2006
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||Christopher P. DeCarlo|
|Owner||Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, and Mrs. John Magnier|
|Breeder||Aaron U. Jones & Marie D. Jones|
|Europe View Five-Cross Pedigree||Unbridled's Song||Unbridled|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Demi O'Byrne||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Seneca Livestock Co.||$2,600,000|
Currently standing at Haras du Quesnay, Motivator will stand for a fee of 15,000 Euros in 2014. A leading sire in Europe, Motivator is represented by this year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner, Treve.
Europe, Belmont Park, Keeneland, Woodbine, Japan and much more. view slideshow
Photos of the week from Keeneland, Belmont Park, Europe, Japan, and Calder. view slideshow
British classic winner Camelot has been retired due to an injury detected the morning of Oct. 14 and will be retired to stand at Coolmore Stud in 2014.
Europe, Presque Isle Downs, Arlington Park, Belmont Park, Wise Dan and Woodbine! view slideshow
While champion Royal Delta is wrapping up her 2013 campaign with planned starts in the Beldame Invitational and Breeders' Cup Distaff (both gr. I), her connections are considering her future as a broodmare.
Saratoga, Mountaineer, Canterbury, Calder, Louisiana Downs, Europe, Woodbine and more! view slideshow
Churchill, Monmouth, Prairie Meadows, Woodbine, Belmont, Europe and More! view slideshow
Shadwell Stud announced the appointment of Rachael Gowland to the position of marketing and nominations manager.
Images of the undefeated superstar Frankel. view slideshow
Presented with a new setting and a much different assignment, Team Valor International, Arrowfield Stud, and Darley's Animal Kingdom answered impressively May 29 in a key workout over the straightaway at Ascot.
Foreign buyers taking a little off the top of America's best bloodlines.
Sam Sheppard, chief executive of the European Breeders' Fund (EBF), will retire the end of 2012. The EBF is a major sponsor of European racing.
Sunday's $777,6000 Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques le Marois at Deauville will award an automatic berth into the November 2 Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita.
Should the general sires list include North American earnings only? read blog
Juddmonte Farms homebred Frankel, scintillating winner of five starts this year, took home top honors as Cartier Horse of the Year and top 3-year-old during the annual awards ceremony in London, England, Nov. 15.
The European Breeders' Fund said Dec. 14 it has made changes to ensure horses sired in the Northern Hemisphere can be nominated to the EBF program of roughly 1,200 races.
Commentary on Blind Luck, Zenyatta, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Indiana Derby and Europe. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. View Video
In an effort to attract more horses, especially those from overseas, to participate in its World Championships, Breeders' Cup Limited is making major changes to its nominations programs.
Keeneland has successfully developed the September sale into the largest international marketplace for Thoroughbred yearlings. But will the sale continue offering the kinds of horses European buyers want? Read Blog
Nearly every domestic yearling sale in 2009 has suffered sharp declines, but in England, Ireland, and France, auctions of young horses generally have turned in stronger performances.
The Kentucky Derby Challenge Stakes at Kempton in Great Britain, inaugurated in 2009 to award a Europe-based horse a berth in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), won't be held next year. But officials said it could return.
The effects of the international recession on the European breeding industry is underscored by registration figures from Weatherbys showing sharp downturns in broodmare registrations and ownership changes during the first five months of 2009.
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