Darrell and Lendy Brown's Stonereath Farm near Paris, Ky. has been sold to Dr. Christoph Berglar's Narola, it was announced May 24.
Sun King, a multi-millionaire and four-time graded stakes winner, sired his first winner on May 22, when a 2-year-old colt named Legalis won at Premio Meltrasio racetrack in Milan, Italy.
Following the conclusion of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training, president Boyd Browning said he was pleased that in spite of the fact there were 69 more horses sold this year the average was down 1.3%.
Fan favorite Brass Hat, a millionaire who won 10 of 40 starts in a remarkable career that saw him overcome two serious injuries, has been retired, trainer Buff Bradley said May 24.
Not long after a $600,000 Indian Charlie colt became the new sale topper during the auction's second session, another colt by that sire was hammered down for half that amount.
Euphrasia became the first winner by Canadian stakes winner Vibank when she beat Kardashian, another daughter of Vibank, in a maiden special weight race at Woodbine
The loss of Paddy O'Prado is a big loss in a year that's already without a superstar. Read Blog
Millionaire Sun King sired his first winner when his son Legalis won May 22 at Milan in Italy.
A stately Indian Charlie colt, which had created a buzz at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training, lived up to all the hype May 24 by bringing $600,000.
Grade I winner and millionaire Afternoon Deelites arrived May 22 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center, near Georgetown, Ky.
Three-year-olds Awesome Patriot, Coil, Jaycito, Smash, The Factor, and Uncle Sam could all be major players for Bob Baffert during the second half of the 2011 season.
Corkage, a bay daughter of More Than Ready, brought $300,000 from Mandy Pope of Whisper Hill Farm during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Aaron and Marie Jones have bought multiple grade I winner Evening Jewel to add to their broodmare band.
A large increase in assessed property taxes at the Arizona racetrack threatens the scuttle this year's meet.
According to data provided by The Nielsen Company, ratings for NBC Sports' telecast of the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) showed a slight increase from year-ago numbers.
Republican Kentucky state senator Damon Thayer said he will push for Kentucky to adopt the ban on race-day medications that have been proposed by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.
Apart may still be overshadowed by a prominent former stablemate-champion Blame-but similarities between the two horses exist. Read Blog
'This race puts you in the history books. Horse racing is built around these three races.' Read Blog
Grade II winner Silent Name came through with his first winner when his daughter Silent Sue scored at Hollywood Park May 22.
With a big Memorial Day weekend of racing on tap, I am reminded of a bygone era when both media and horses were treated differently. Read Blog
The recent spread of a neurologic form of equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1), believed to have originated at a cutting horse show in Ogden, Utah, held April 29 to May 8, and subsequent outbreaks of the disease across the western United States and Canada highlight the importance of equine infectious disease research.
Are you aware of the potential accidents that could happen if you're not well-versed in the safety rules of riding? You can now test your knowledge before getting back on a horse by taking the simple 12-question Safety Quiz available on the Saddle Up Safely website.
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