Taste of Paradise, a grade I winner and second in the 2005 TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), will stand in 2012 at Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farm near Sarepta, La.
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A Montjeu colt, which brought 300,000 euros ($403,893 in U.S. funds), was the most expensive horse sold Sept. 27 during the opening session of the Goffs Orby yearling sale in Ireland.
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Grade II winner Woke Up Dreamin, who has sired a champion and six stakes horses from his first two crops, will stand in 2012 at Merrill and Connie Schutz' Madison County Thoroughbred Farm near Macksburg, Iowa.
America's two superstar fillies will run in separate stakes on Saturday a country apart.
The Illinois Racing Board Sept. 27 rejected a 2011 racing dates proposal that would have eliminated the spring meet at Hawthorne Race Course, including the grade III Illinois Derby.
Grade II winner Bachelor Blues will stand the 2012 breeding season at Chris and Tina Hourigan's Hourigan Horse Farm near Anthony, N.M.
The auction is scheduled for Oct. 24-26 in Lexington, with each session beginning at 10 a.m. (EDT).
It drew only six, but the lucrative Cotillion Stakes (gr. II) from Parx Racing lured three of the top-ranked sophomore fillies in the nation -- each of them grade I winners.
Six other group I races besides the l'Arc de Triomphe are scheduled on the Longchamp undercard. Multiple champion Goldikova is expected to start in the Prix de la Foret.
Trainer John Gosden is hoping for softer ground in the Oct. 2 Arc de l'Triomphe.
Beginning Oct. 10, jockeys in Great Britain will face a minimum suspension of five days for not adhering to stricter limits for use of the whip in races.
Leading handicap horse Tizway was back on the work tab Sept. 27 at Saratoga after missing last week's scheduled training due to a fever.
The Keeneland September yearling sale enjoyed upswings in gross, average price, and median price for the second year in a row. Read what buyers and sellers had to say about the market.
Bold Executive, a perennial leading Canadian sire, was euthanized the night of Sept. 26 at Gardiner Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.
Unzip Me, a four-time stakes winner on Santa Anita's downhill turf course, will play the role of favorite in the $100,000 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 30 on opening day of the autumn meet.
The Ohio Lottery Commission said Sept. 26 it plans to have video lottery terminals installed at some of the state's racetracks perhaps by January 2012.
A national fundraiser for seriously injured Quarter Horse jockey Jacky Martin will be held at racetracks across the country Oct. 8, the Jockey's Guild said.
Delaware Park canceled live racing for Sept. 28 after it was unable to attract enough horses to fill the card.
The United Arab Emirates will offer 26 group races, seven of them group I, during its 2011-12 racing season.
Every horse owner wants to avoid the dreaded "C" word, and although it sometimes is unavoidable, there are some steps owners can take to prevent colic. Housing horses in pastures rather than stalls, for example, could reduce the likelihood of a horse developing colic. According to the results of a recent study performed by a group of British res...
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