Swain, an English and Irish champion who placed in two Breeders' Cup events, has been pensioned from stallion duty.
Arqana's Deauville October yearling sale ended its four-day run in France with a downturn of less than 1% in average price. The gross dropped 3.2% and the median declined 4.8%.
D' Funnybone, a five-time grade II winner for Paul Pompa Jr., will enter stud in 2012 at Tom Simon's Vinery New York at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y.
Grade I winner Nobiz Like Shobiz will stand in 2012 at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington.
Andreas Jacobs' German-bred Sanagas took over at the top of the lane and held off Tahoe Lake to win the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes Oct. 20 at rainy Keeneland.
Gov. John Kasich signed another executive order Oct. 20 that allows the Ohio State Racing Commission to adopt regulations governing eligibility for racetracks to install video lottery terminals and to request relocation.
A Nadeem colt topped the second and final session of the Magic Millions national horses in training sale on Australia's Gold Coast, bringing Aust$220,000 ($226,182 in U.S. funds) Oct. 20.
Live Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine was cancelled Thursday, Oct. 20 due to unsafe track conditions.
Led by a pair of 4-year-old fillies from the barn of Christophe Clement, a field of 12 was drawn for the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes Oct. 23 at Keeneland.
The Maryland Jockey Club has told state regulators its financial situation will keep it from offering a full 146-day live racing schedule in 2012.
Grade I winner Heatseeker, whose three graded wins came in California in track-record time, will relocate to John C. Harris' Harris Farm near Coalinga, Calif., for the 2012 breeding season.
Jason, Ian and Evan Ciannello from Brisnet.com handicap the Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this week. watch video
Keeneland is poised to sell all or part of its 50% interest in Turfway Park to Caesars Entertainment and perhaps a partner of the gaming company, sources said.
Although Gov. Gov. Pat Quinn has said there will be no slots at tracks on his watch, there may yet be a way forward for racetracks as part of gaming expansion in Illinois.
Shivananda Parbhoo's Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint candidate Trinniberg worked a half-mile over sloppy going in :48 1/5 after the renovation break on a cold and rainy morning Oct. 20 at Churchill Downs.
Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky., has submitted an application for regulatory approval to conduct Instant Racing, stipulating that it would use more than 13,200 square feet of its facility to house 252 gaming terminals.
Led by grade I winner Haynesfield, eight New York-breds will go to post Oct. 22 for the 36th running of the $200,000 McMahon Adena Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park.
Statistics from The Jockey Club for the 2011 North American breeding season show the number of stallions that serviced mares fell 11.5% and the number of mares bred declined 10% when compared to the same period a year ago.
A trip to the U.S. was just what Galileo's Irish-bred daughter Together needed to break a 12-race losing streak -- which she did in the grade I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.
Trainer Neville Parnham is asked about his Cox Plate contender Playing God. watch video
Aurora Farms in Shelbyville, Ky., has scheduled an open house from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 22 to showcase its new rehabilitation facility.
Chauncey Morris, a sales marketing associate at Keeneland, has been named chief executive officer of Thoroughbred Breeders of Australia.
According to a story on the English website sportinglife.com, eight-time group I winner So You Think is bound for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
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