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  • Mike Mullaney

    Mullaney to Florida Equine Communications

    Mike Mullaney, who currently serves as executive director of the New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, will be returning to Florida to serve as the managing editor of Florida Equine Communications.

  • Sire Brethren to Pleasant Acres in Florida

    Brethren, a half brother to Kentucky Derby winner and leading freshman sire Super Saver, is moving from Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla., to Pleasant Acres, near Morriston, Fla., for the 2015 breeding season.

  • Four People Denied Stud Book Privileges

    The Jockey Club announced Sept. 11 that two people will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book permanently and that two others will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for five years.

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    Freshened Julie's Love Heads Noble Damsel

    Julie's Love, who has plenty of graded stakes experience, gets a slight edge in the Sept. 13 Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park. The $200,000 race for older fillies and mares is at a mile on the Widener Course.

  • Embarr carries top weight of 124 pounds in the Brookmeade Stakes.

    Virginians Take Over Laurel Park Sept. 13

    The cooperative spirit between racing and breeding programs in the Mid-Atlantic region will be on full display Sept. 13 when Maryland's Laurel Park offers five stakes for horses bred and/or sired in Virginia.

  • Keeneland Sept Yearling Sale: Day 3 Wrap

    Evan Hammonds recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including comments from Peter Berglar of Stonereath Stud, which purchased Hip 549, a Tiznow filly, for $1.1 million. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Keeneland Sept Yearling Sale: Day 3 Wrap

    Evan Hammonds recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including the top sellers on the day. Also comments from Peter Berglar of Stonereath Stud, which purchased Hip 549, a Tiznow filly, for $1.1 million. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales

  • Long On Value is the 4-1 morning line favorite in the Mystic Lake Derby.

    Long On Value Choice in Mystic Lake Derby

    The richest race of the 68-day Canterbury Park season, the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, features a field of 12 3-year-olds Sept. 13 including 4-1 morning line favorite Long On Value, trained by Bill Mott.

  • Dixie Twist won the Ontario Debutante Aug. 9 on Polytrack.

    Natalma: Dozen Vying for Breeder's Cup Date

    A dozen 2-year-old fillies have a chance to stamp their ticket for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) when they square off in the $200,000 Natalma Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine lawn Sept. 13.

  • Super Saver

    Super Saver Primed for Success

    Super Saver's first crop began attracting attention at the 2013 yearling sales. His foals have only improved since then and have now placed the 2010 Kentucky Derby winner at the top of the freshman sire list.

  • Hip 549, a filly by Tiznow, brought $1.1 million.

    Tiznow Filly Brings $1.1M at Keeneland

    Stonereath Farm went to $1.1 million for a Tiznow filly Sept. 10 at the Keeneland September yearling sale. Consigned by Stone Farm, she's the second million-dollar filly to sell on the day.

  • Xcellence
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    Xcellence Heads 10 in Deep Sands Point

    Martin Schwartz has enjoyed great success buying European fillies and bringing them over to enjoy graded stakes success in the U.S., a move he seeks to repeat with Xcellence, who makes her third U.S. start in the Sands Point

  • Hip 508, a filly by Dubawi brought a final bid of $1.45 million Sept. 10.

    Dubawi Filly Brings $1.45M at Keeneland

    Flaxman Stables bought the lone Dubawi yearling in the Keeneland September sale Sept. 10 for $1.45 million. Out of the 2003 Vodafone Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Casual Look, the bay filly was bred by William S. Farish.

  • Regally Ready returns to the turf in the More Than Ready Mile.

    Regally Ready Back on Turf in More Than Ready

    Vinery Stables' Regally Ready, blowout winner of a stakes on the dirt in his last start, is scheduled to return to his best surface Sept. 13 in the $200,000 More Than Ready Mile on the grass at Kentucky Downs.

  • Craig Bandoroff at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Keeneland Sale: Strong, Competitive Market

    As the Keeneland September yearling sale entered its third session Sept. 10, there was unanimity among the major players that the results so far indicated a strong, competitive auction market.

  • Keeneland September Sale: Lyn Burleson

    Lyn Burleson discusses the $1.6 million yearling sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Burleson says 'always been one of the nicest colts on the farm' and is the sale topper, prior to the start of Day 3 bidding.

  • Keeneland September Sale: Day 2 Wrap

    Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including the numbers and the top sellers, as well as comments from Mandy Pope, who purchased the session-topper. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Keeneland Sept Yearling Sale: Day 2 Wrap

    Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including the numbers on the day, the top sellers, as well as comments from Mandy Pope, who purchased the top seller session-topper. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales.

  • Owner-Trainer El Deeb Denied License in MN

    Citing concerns about neglect of horses owned by Mohamed El Deeb, the Minnesota Racing Commission on Sept. 6 denied his license applications, saying he was "unsuitable for licensing in Minnesota in any capacity."

  • Jockey Club T.I.P. Award Winners Announced

    The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) has announced the recipients of its two noncompetition awards for 2014, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award.