Headlines for Tuesday, January 10, 2012

  • Roethemeier Joins Darley Staff

    Dean Roethemeier, who gained extensive knowledge of Darley's stallions as a member of the marketing team at Dalham Hall in Newmarket, England, has joined the nominations staff at the farm's Jonabell division.

  • Cozi Rosie in the Keeneland January Sale.

    Cozi Rosie Sold to Japan's Shadai Farm

    Teruya Yoshida's Japan-based Shadai Farm paid $525,000 for multiple graded stakes winner Cozi Rosie during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 10.

  • Michael Hernon with Rhumb Line, dam of Zazu and Art Princess.

    Yoshida Acquires Half Sister to Zazu

    On behalf of Katsumi Yoshida, Naohiro Hosoda went to $400,000 for Art Princess, a half sister to grade I winner Zazu (by Tapit), during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Tammi Piermarini

    Piermarini Wins Third NETWA Award

    Tammi Piermarini, who became the fourth all-time leading female jockey in number of victories in 2011, heads the list of annual divisional champions and award winners as voted on by the New England Turf Writers Association.

  • Hip 562, (Empire Maker - Ticker Tape by Royal Applause), at the Keeneland January Sale.

    Empire Maker Filly is Top Yearling at $400K

    A bay filly by Empire Maker bought the highest price for a yearling thus far at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she fetched $400,000 from Tim Hyde during the auction's second session Jan. 10.

  • The Original Havre de Grace

    old-timers in the waterfront village of Havre de Grace get to reminiscing about the "good old days,"

  • Magnificent Honor, Hip 417, at the Keeneland January Sale.

    Magnificent Honour Commands $600,000

    Magnificent Honour, a half or full sister to Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Rags to Riches and Jazil, commanded $600,000, the highest price so far during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • Does Equine Hoof Shape Have an Effect on Soundness?

    Could it be? A potential predisposing factor for lameness that can be seen with our very eyes? According to one British researcher, this dream could be a reality. A recent study revealed that certain hoof shapes and characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.