Grade II winner Fire Slam came through with his first winner when his son Givemesixsteps won at Woodbine July 30.
Grade II winner A. P. Warrior was represented by his initial winner when his daughter A. P. Song scored by six lengths at Philadelphia Park July 30.
Keeneland has cataloged 4,857 horses for its September yearling sale. The number, which declined for the second year in a row, is down 6.4% from 2009's total of 5,189 and represents a 12.6% decline from the 2008 record 5,555.
A Kentucky judge is expediting the process by which various parties in the horse racing industry have requested a ruling on proposed administrative regulations involving Instant Racing.
Shane Glass has been named stallion manager at Pauls Mill. The Versailles, Ky., farm is owned by Ben Walden Jr. and his wife, Elaine, and is located near Versailles, Ky.
Graham Beck, the South African winemaker and a leading international breeder who bought Gainesway Farm in Lexington in 1989, has died in London at age 80, according to Bloomberg News.
Saratoga grade II winner War Front came through with his first winner when his daughter Action Nine won July 23 at Woodbine.
Henny Hughes came through with his first winner when his son Dalamar scored July 21 at Delaware Park.
Callan Strouss, manager of William S. Farish's Lane's End Oak Tree Division Farm, was chosen as the 2010 Kentucky Farm Manager of the Year.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on July 20 approved a request from Turfway Park to cut four Wednesday cards from its fall meet, reducing the meet from 20 to 16 days and all but one stakes race.
Salt Lake, a successful stallion first in Kentucky and then in California, was euthanized July 20. He stood at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has unanimously approved regulations that will permit "Instant Racing" wagering at the state's licensed tracks as a way to combat declining revenues and competition.
Five businesses owned or associated with Richard and Audrey Haisfield are affected. Stallions will be relocated to Florida.
Robin Scully's Clovelly Farms will disperse its stock at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The Lexington farm will sell approximately 35 head consisting of mares, weanlings, and racing stock.
Millionaire Smooth Air, who won or placed in a dozen stakes as a homebred for Mount Joy Stables, has been retired from racing for stallion duty.
Pinhookers' profits fall at at the select yearling sale. Commercial breeder's percentage of profitable horses remains the same.
Consignors and buyers discuss the market at the year's first major yearling auction.
It is the latest in the "Plain and Simple" series published by the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association.
The son of Unbridled's Song won this year's Louisiana Derby (gr. II).
Grade II winner Star Dabbler sired his first winner when his daughter Aba Dabbler won July 15 at Penn National in her second outing after placing in her first start.
Champion and classic winner Bernardini came through with his first winner when his daughter A Z Warrior won at Hollywood Park July 15 in her first start.
At the annual meeting of the Breeders' Cup Board of Members and Trustees, Jerry Crawford and David Willmot were newly elected to the Breeders' Cup Board of Directors.
Thoroughbred breeder Audrey Haisfield, Stonewall Farm Stallions, and related entities have been sued by a bank for more than $7 million in outstanding loans, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has made two donations totaling $19,600 to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.
Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning calls the Kentucky select auction a "solid" start to the yearling selling season.
Multiple grade I winner and successful sire Dixie Union was euthanized July 14 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital because of a deteriorating neurologic problem.
She is the most expensive filly sold so far at the July select yearling auction.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling auction generated results in the opening session that indicated the market for young Thoroughbreds hadn't changed much since last year, according to the sale company.
Turkish Tryst, dam of grade I winner Hard Spun, died May 1 at age 19 in Kentucky.
GREY GOOSE Vodka has a new three-year deal to serve as a premier sponsor and official spirit of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
He will be raced by Dubai's Ruler, Sheikh Mohammed.
Smarty Jones, the champion 3-year-old male and dual classic winner of 2004, came through with his first millionaire when his 4-year-old daughter Keiai Gerbera won the July 11 Procyon Stakes (Jpn-III).
Mandy Pope of Whisper Hill Farm purchases the bay yearling.
Three Chimneys announced plans to sell horses at this year's Tattersalls December sale and by sponsoring a maiden event on the opening day of last week's Newmarket's July festival.
This is a list of horses that buyers and consignors think could bring big prices during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale July 14 in Lexington.
The sale kicks off what probably will be another tough year for commercial breeders.
Take a look at a list of horses that buyers and consignors think could bring expensive prices during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton July select yearling sale July 13 in Lexington.
On the heels of a successful opening weekend at Ellis Park comes word of a few initiatives that, if they come to fruition, could generate or repurpose revenue for Kentucky racing. But will it be enough?
Grade II winner Strong Contender came through with his first winner when his daughter Ozzie's Harriet scored July 11 at Arapahoe Park.
Consignors are pleased with the number of end users and pinhookers they are seeing.
When you turn to the consignors' index in the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale's catalog, one of the first names you'll see is Allied Bloodstock.
Runaway Joan became the initial winner by grade II winner Unbridled Energy when she sped away to win by nine lengths at Calder July 9.
Date With Destiny, the only foal sired by two-time Cartier Award winner George Washington, won July 9 at Newbury in England in her first start.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky select auction is the first major sale of the yearling selling season.
James Keogh has joined Lexington-based Select Sales Agency as a partner, it was announced July 9.
Halters worn by two-time Eclipse Award winner Zenyatta and 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra brought a combined $8,777.99 on eBay in a fundraiser for the Race for Education.
Blood-Horse Publications announced that Ian Tapp has joined the company as sales and marketing manager for TrueNicks.
Turfway Park has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to approve a request to cut four Wednesday cards and all but one stakes race from its 2010 fall meet.
Trainer Jeffery Scott Raley, already under suspension in Kentucky for one year, has had two years added to his suspension after two horses he trains ran at Churchill Downs under the name of another trainer.
Ed Ford, who served as a director of the Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation for 12 years, died July 2.
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