The 2014 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) winner Bobby's Kitten will shuttle to Twin Hills Stud in New South Wales from Kirsten Rausing's Lanwades Stud in Newmarket, England, it was announced March 31.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2006
Thoroughbreds from Ireland, Great Britain, and France will be traveling to Belmont Park to face some of the top 3-year-old turf colts and fillies in the United States in the Belmont Derby (gr. IT) and the Belmont Oaks (gr. IT) July 9.
- By Ron Mitchell
Management of two major U.S. equine sales companies say it is too early to tell if the 52%-48% vote in favor of Great Britain exiting the European Union and the resulting drop in currency values will impact upcoming North American yearling sales.
See the races, fashion, and people at Royal Ascot.
Anthony Oppenheimer's homebred Golden Horn was honored as Europe's 2015 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt during ceremonies for the Cartier Racing Awards Nov. 10 in London.
Undefeated champion Frankel's 2016 fee is unchanged at £125,000 and the highest on Juddmonte Farms' seven-horse European roster.
- By Claire Novak
Claire Novak provides information on Untapable's scratch from the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Honor Code's walk around the shed row, and what the European horses were doing out and about. watch video
Twenty-four runners will be shipping directly from Europe for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The Irish have developed a unique understanding of the horse, one passed from generation to generation along with a relationship fused through time to form the bond of mutual dependency that exists today. View Photo Essay
Keith and Sonja Meadows infiltrate livestock auctions and slaughterhouses, recording animal abuse and posting the videos on the Internet along with investigative reports. Their work has made them key figures in the emotional debate over horse slaughter.
Tattersalls sale company has agreed to extend its sponsorship of the Irish Two Thousand Guineas and Irish One Thousand Guineas (both Ire-I) at the Curragh as well as the Tattersalls Gold Cup (Ire-I) from 2015 to 2017.
Check out this behind the scenes video of Europe's Cartier awards. Listen to Kingman's Horse of the Year acceptance speech from Juddmonte's Douglas Erskine-Crum. Commentary by John Gosden, Arnaud Bamberger, & Philip Mitchell. watch video
Check out this behind the scenes video of Europe's Cartier awards. Listen to Kingman's Horse of the Year acceptance speech from Juddmonte's Douglas Erskine-Crum. Also, commentary by Trainer John Gosden, Juddmonte's Philip Mitchell, and Cartier's Arnaud Bamberger. Speeches begin at the 2:25 min. mark.
One of the many questions surrounding the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) is whether the European-trained Toast of New York, a top-class synthetic specialist, will be as effective on dirt. read blog
International contenders clear quarantine at Breeders' Cup Oct. 28, 2014. Dank won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Keeneland, Europe, Belmont, Japan, Zia Park, Santa Anita, Breeders' Cup Works & More
Another indication of shifting sire power comes at Tattersalls. read blog
Keeneland, Belmont, Europe, Santa Anita, Woodbine, Finger Lakes, Australia & More
Woodbine, Kentucky Downs, Belmont Park, Europe, Australia, Los Alamitos & More.
European spending on U.S. yearlings is at its lowest since 1981. read blog
Saratoga, Del Mar, Europe, Mountaineer, Woodbine, Monmouth, Louisiana Downs & More
Monmouth Park, Saratoga, Del Mar, Europe, Parx, Canterbury, Woodbine & More
Del Mar, Saratoga, Europe, Arlington Park, Wise Dan, Monmouth Park & More
Delaware Park, Europe, Parx, Arlington, Gulfstream, Monmouth, Lone Star & More
Lexie Lou, Shared Belief, Itsmyluckyday, Irish You Well, Clearly Now, and more! view slideshow
Los Alamitos, Woodbine, Belmont Park, Monmouth, Europe, Ellis Park, Delaware & More
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot. read blog
Japan, Churchill Downs, Europe, Belmont Park, Woodbine, Arlington, Golden Gate & More
Wise Dan, Arlington Park, Churchill Downs, Japan, Europe, and Santa Anita Park. view slideshow
Wise Dan, Arlington Park, Churchill Downs, Japan, Europe, Santa Anita Park
Churchill Downs, Europe, Santa Anita, Japan, Parx, Hong Kong, Turf Paradise and More
Breeders' Cup Ltd. announced March 14 that its director of racing and nominations, Joshua Christian, will be on assignment in Europe for an extended recruitment effort between April and October this year.
Three European organizations have joined forces to promote breeding, buying and racing European Thoroughbreds.
Dean Trennepohl and Dan Hanlin have acquired Storms Eye and Europe to stand at their Bare Foot Farms near Bennington, Ind.
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.
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
Europe, Belmont Park, Keeneland, Woodbine, Japan and much more.
Photos of the week from Keeneland, Belmont Park, Europe, Japan, and Calder. view slideshow
Photos of the week from Keeneland, Belmont Park, Europe, Japan, and Calder.
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.
Keenland, Belmont Park, Europe, Indiana Downs, Santa Anita and more.
Europe, Presque Isle Downs, Arlington Park, Belmont Park, Wise Dan and Woodbine! view slideshow
Woodbine, Wise Dan, Belmont Park, Arlington Park, Europe, Presque Isle Downs and more
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, Del Mar, Europe, Monmouth Park, Woodbine, Arlington, Gulfstream and more.
Saratoga, Mountaineer, Canterbury, Calder, Louisiana Downs, Europe, Woodbine and more! view slideshow
Saratoga, Mountaineer, Canterbury, Calder, Louisiana Downs, Europe, Woodbine and more
Woodbine, Europe, Belmont, Monmouth, Colonial, Hollywood, White Thoroughbred and more
Churchill, Monmouth, Prairie Meadows, Woodbine, Belmont, Europe and More! view slideshow
|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|