Kentucky

News and features for Kentucky farm owners, racehorse owners, and breeders

  • WinStar Sets 2012 Fees for Expanded Roster

    WinStar Farm announced 2012 fees for its expanded roster of stallions, led by North America's leading sire Distorted Humor, who will stand for $100,000 (stands and nurses) and will breed an exclusive book of 100 mares.

  • Craig Fravel

    Fravel to be Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Craig Fravel, who just oversaw his first World Championships in the position of president and Chief Executive Officer of Breeders' Cup Ltd., will be the next guest on Talkin' Horses with The Blood-Horse.

  • KY-Breds: Quality High Amid Revenue Decline

    A report on Kentucky's Thoroughbred breeding industry and related state programs that support it financially shows continued strength in quality despite decreases in funding and competition from gaming states.

  • Hungry Island is the 120-pound high weight in the Mrs. Revere Stakes.

    Mrs. Revere Attracts Competitive Line Up

    The rapidly improving Hungry Island, who gave a good showing in her grade I debut last out, is one of several top contenders in a well-matched field of 12 for the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 12 at Churchill.

  • Total Handle on BC at Least $183 Million

    Total pari-mutuel wagering on the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs was at least $183 million, according to the latest figures released by Breeders' Cup.

  • A. U. Miner

    A. U. Miner Recovering from Surgery

    A. U. Miner, the 3-1 second choice in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II), is recovering from successful surgery to repair broken sesamoids sustained during the 1 3/4 mile race at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.