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  • TCI: Divisional Leaders (Video)

    Jon and Joel examine the Breeders' Cup 2011 results and explain how the weekend affects the divisional leaders. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Royal Delta was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million to conclude the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Besilu Buys Royal Delta for $8.5 Million

    Likely Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million at the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Love Me Only sold for $2.1 million during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Love Me Only Brings $2.1 Million at Keeneland

    Frank and Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm paid $2.1 million for the Sadler's Wells mare Love Me Only, consigned as Hip No. 383 by Eaton Sales, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Nerud Plea for Hall of Fame Support (Video)

    Hall of Fame trainer John Nerud made a generous gift Nov. 3 to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and made a plea for the all industry participants to support the organization.

  • Delta Princess sold for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 8. Her Smart Strike weanling filly brought $1.6 million.

    Delta Princess, Daughter Light Up Sale Ring

    Frank Stronach went to $2.6 million to purchase Delta Princess (by A.P. Indy) and Besilu Stables acquired her Smart Strike weanling filly for $1.6 million in back-to-back sales at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 8.

  • Camargue was purchased for $1,650,000 during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

    Camargue Second Mare to Bring Seven Figures

    Prominent owner-breeder Frank Stronach went to $1,650,000 to purchase Camargue, an unraced Mineshaft mare in foal to Street Sense, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Dynaformer's Fee Remains at $150,000

    Robert and Blythe Clay's Three Chimneys Farm has released the fees for its 2012 stallion roster, and topping the list once again will be perennial leading sire Dynaformer, who will command a fee of $150,000.

  • Blind Luck, hip 210, sold for $2.5 Million dollars.

    Dedomenico Buys Blind Luck for $2.5 Million

    Champion Blind Luck brought $2.5 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The multiple grade I-winning daughter of Pollard's Vision was consigned as Hip No. 210A by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent.

  • Dance Quietly, hip 92, sold at the Keeneland November Sale for $2 Million dollars.

    Half to Saint Liam Commands $2 Million

    Stakes winner Dance Quietly, a 3-year-old daughter of A.P. Indy and a half sister to champion Saint Liam (by Saint Ballado), brought $2 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Buster's Ready, hip 63, sold at the Keeneland November Sale for $2.4 million.

    Buster's Ready Brings $2.4 Million

    Buster's Ready, a 3-year-old grade I-winning daughter of More Than Ready, fetched $2.4 million, the top price thus far at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 7.

  • Kitten's Joy's Fee Doubles to $50,000

    Kitten's Joy, whose daughters Stephanie's Kitten and Sweet Cat finished a respective first and third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 4, will stand in 2012 for $50,000.

  • Funny Moon, hip 105, sold for $2.3 Million during the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Market Surges at F-T November Mixed Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale enjoyed a tidal wave-like surge in business. The gross revenue rose 17% from a year ago even though the number of lots sold declined 11.2%. The average price increased 31.8%.

  • 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic

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    Trainers of Classic Horses Report No Problems

    A day after one of the closest first-to-last finishes in the history of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), connections of the horses that participated in the race won by Drosselmeyer were at the track early Nov. 6.

  • Speightstown Mare Brings $1.55 Million

    Grade I winner Mona de Momma, a 5-year-old mare by Speightstown, fetched $1.55 million from Jon Clay of Alpha Delta Stables during the last hour of the Faisg Tipton November sale. She was consigned by Lane's End, agent.

  • Funny Moon

    Funny Moon Sells for $2.3 Million at F-T

    Grade I winner Funny Moon, who is foal to Indian Charlie and carrying her first offspring, shot into the price lead at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale around 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 6, bringing $2.3 million.

  • All Star Heart wins the Las Palmas Stakes.

    Improving All Star Heart Lands Las Palmas

    All Star Heart circled the field in the stretch and charged home impressively under jockey Brice Blanc to register her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Las Palmas (gr. IIT) Nov. 6, closing day at Santa Anita.

  • Bonnie Blue Flag Brings $1.5 Million at F-T

    Bonnie Blue Flag, a stakes-winning 4-year-old in foal to Medaglia d'Oro, was the most expensive horse sold during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale as of 6:30 p.m. (EST). She commanded $1.5 million Nov. 6.

  • Deluxe wins the Cardinal Handicap.

    Deluxe Takes Cardinal 'Cap for Red-Hot Mott

    Trainer Bill Mott put an exclamation point on his big Breeders' Cup weekend at Churchill Downs when the regally-bred Deluxe held on for a half-length victory in the $109,900 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov 6.

  • Pachattack jogging at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup, sold for $1.2 Million at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Pachattack Sells for $1.2 Million at F-T

    Pachattack, who finished third in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, commanded $1.2 million early in the first session of the Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale in Lexington.