Headlines for Tuesday, November 17, 2009

  • TCA Auction to Feature Top Stallion Seasons

    Thoroughbred Charities of America Nov. 17 announced that its annual fundraiser, the 20th Select Stallion Season Auction, will be held Dec. 4 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center.

  • Sea The Stars was named Cartier Horse of the Year and Cartier Champion 3-Year-Old Colt.

    Sea The Stars Claims Cartier HOY Honors

    Sea The Stars was named Cartier Horse of the Year and Cartier champion 3-year-old colt at the 2009 Cartier Racing Awards, which were presented at Claridge's Hotel in London Nov. 17.

  • Even the Score

    Even the Score's Fee Remains at $15,000

    Millennium Farms has announced 2010 stud fees for its Kentucky stallions, including a decrease in two fees and three others which remain at 2009 levels.

  • Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Furthest Land was claimed for $35,000.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8610331%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Furthest Land Gives Ramsey 'Best Claim Ever'

    Ken Ramsey is well known for having tremendous success with claiming horses, but the longtime owner pulled off his best claim with Furthest Land, who won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Nov. 7 at Santa Anita one year after being plucked for $35,000.

  • Giant's Causeway

    Giant's Causeway's Fee Drops

    Not even a No. 1 ranking on this year's leading sires list and 23 stakes winners could keep Giant's Causeway's fee from going down for 2010.

  • Nancy Austin and Evita's Fantasy

    Inside Track: Riding for the Cure

    The 12-year-old gray Thoroughbred mare, Evita's Fantasy, is among dozens of horses each year that participate in Ride for the Cure, a national event to raise money to fight breast cancer.

  • Avenue of Flags to Winners Circle in NM

    Avenue of Flags, sire of this year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at James Wasson's Winners Circle Bloodstock Farms near Las Cruces, N.M.

  • Distorted Reality to Fleming Thoroughbred

    Distorted Reality, a multiple stakes winner by Distorted Humor, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at Marvin Fleming's Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Willcox, Ariz.

  • Gross Increases at Arqana Autumn Sale

    The Arqana autumn sale enjoyed upswings of 15.1% in gross revenue and 7.5% in average price Nov. 16 in France. Najaf, a 4-year-old son of Lost World brought the top price of €250,000 ($374,060 in U.S. funds) from Highflyer Bloodstock.

  • Quality Road
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    Quality Road Arrives at Belmont Park

    Quality Road, who was forced to scratch from the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) after suffering minor injuries during a bad incident at the starting gate, arrived safely at Todd Pletcher's barn at Belmont Park at 6 a.m. Tuesday following an uneventful cross-country van ride from Santa Anita.

  • Tendon and Ligament Injuries: Improving the Outcome

    Tendon and ligament injury in horses causes both economic and personal hardship for horse owners and industry professionals. A prolonged period of layup and rehabilitation is necessary, but whether the horse will be sound at the end of the rehabilitation period is uncertain. Lameness due to tendon and ligament injury is common in performance horses, affec...