Headlines for Friday, November 17, 2017

  • TOBA November Member of the Month

    On September 13, one outstanding yearling colt shone like a copper penny—his breeder Alina Muther's Copper Penny Stables, that is. The dark bay son of Orb – Tally Ho Dixie, by Dixieland Band brought $1 million. 

  • Royal Mo retires with a record of 2-2-1 from six starts and $267,200 in earnings

    Royal Mo Set for Stud Career in 2018

    Royal Mo suffered a career-ending injury six days ahead of the Preakness Stakes (G1) this year, but after surgery at New Bolton Center and several months to recuperate, the son of Uncle Mo is now in a position to pursue a stallion career.

  • Farrell takes the Nov. 4 Chilukki Stakes by a length at Churchill Downs Sept. 23 to return to winning form

    Farrell Could Try Turf in Next Start

    Coffee Pot Stables' Farrell, the one-length winner of the Chilukki Stakes (G2), may try turf for the first time in the Nov. 24 Mrs. Revere Stakes (G2T) at Churchill Downs, according to trainer Wayne Catalano.

  • El Deal took the July 29 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga by eight lengths in his most recent victory

    Grade 1 winner El Deal Retired

    El Deal, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) at Saratoga Race Course this July, has been retired from racing, owners Al and Michelle Crawford announced Nov. 17.  

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Horses at the Keeneland November sale on Nov. 9, 2017 Keeneland in Lexington, KY.

    New Stallions of 2018

    New sires are on display across the bluegrass as breeding season approaches, and BloodHorse visuals director Anne M. Eberhardt paid a visit to many during the November breeding stock sales.