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  • Alternation to Stand for $7,500 at Pin Oak

    Josephine Abercrombie's Versailles, Ky.-based Pin Oak Stud announced that the 2014 stud fee for the recently retired multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation will be $7,500 live foal, stands and nurses.

  • Ask the Moon, Hip 288, sold for $1.8 million at the Keeneland November Sale.

    Stonestreet Buys Ask the Moon for $1.8M

    Stonestreet Farm tweeted that they were "over the moon," after landing grade I winner Ask the Moon for $1.8 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6 in Lexington.

  • Upperline sold to Town and Country for $1.75 million.

    Seven-Figure Horses Already Pass 2012 Total

    When Upperline sold to Town and Country for $1.75 million just after noon in the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, she was the eighth horse to sell for more than seven figures.

  • Star Billing, Hip 241, was purchased for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November Sale.

    Star Billing Sells for $2.6 Million

    With buyers showing strong interest in young mares, grade I winner Star Billing was purchased for $2.6 million by Greg Goodman in the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6.

  • Reach the Stars Reaches $850K at Keeneland

    Prices continued to be strong early at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6 in Lexington, led in the first hour by the $850,000 paid by Don Alberto Corp. to land Reach The Stars.

  • Paynter will stand his first season at WinStar for a fee of $25,000.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Breeders-Cup/32986083_QMHXWK#!i=2874000456&k=W4j4p8K">Order This Photo</a>

    WinStar Farm Sets 2014 Stud Fees

    Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., announced 2014 stud fees for its expanded 23-stallion roster, led again by leading sire Distorted Humor who stands for $100,000 stands and nurses.

  • Eblouissante, a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta, sold for $2.1 million on Nov. 5.

    St. George Farm Buys Zenyatta's Half Sister

    Eblouissante, a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta, captivated attendees of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when the daughter of Bernardini commanded a price of $2.1 million Nov. 5.

  • Broadway's Alibi, Hip 96, sold for $2,150,000 on Nov. 5.

    Clay's Alpha Delta Lands Broadway's Alibi

    Horses from the complete dispersal of E. Paul Robsham continued to fill the top price slots at Keeneland November breeding stock sale where grade II winner Broadway's Alibi sold to Jon Clay's Alpha Delta for $2,150,000.

  • Hip 64, a War Front Colt, sold for $800,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Coolmore Buys War Front Colt for $800K

    A weanling colt by hot sire War Front out of a half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta sold to John Magnier's Coolmore for $800,000 Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

  • Hip 44, a weanling filly by Galileo, sold for $475,000 on Nov. 5.

    Dell Ridge Lands Galileo Weanling for $475K

    A Galileo filly is the highest-priced weanling early in the opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Lexington after she was purchased by Dell Ridge for $475,000.

  • Love and Pride, hip 90, sold for $4.9 million dollars at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Love and Pride Brings $4.9 Million at F-T

    Grade I winner Love and Pride was hammered down for $4.9 million at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale. Consigned by Three Chimneys Sales, agent, she was bought by Borges Torrealba Holdings.

  • Mizdirection, hip 104, sold for $2.7 million dollars.

    Mizdirection Sells for $2.7 Million at F-T

    Two-time Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) winner Mizdirection brought a final bid $2.7 million to become the second-highest priced offering as the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale went over the mid-point Nov. 4.

  • Don't Tell Sophia wins the Chilukki Stakes.

    Don't Tell Sophia Rallies to Win Chilukki

    Don't Tell Sophia rallied from last in the field of 10 fillies and mares to sail past 5-2 favorite Wine Princess en route to a 2 1/4-length victory in the 28th running of the $165,200 Chilukki (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

  • Fort Larned

    Fort Larned to Adena Springs in 2014

    Adena Springs Farm announced Nov. 1 that 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned would enter stud at the Paris, Ky., farm after he defends his title in this year's Classic Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Emcee won the 2012 Forego. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2061176950&k=jVr324C">Order This Photo</a>

    Top Sprinter Emcee to Stand at Sequel NY

    Darley has announced that Godolphin's grade I-winning homebred Emcee has been retired and will enter stud in 2014 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in New York near Hudson, while Girolamo will relocate to its Jonabell Farm.

  • Malibu Moon's 2014 Fee Set at $95,000

    B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee jumped from $70,000 to $95,000 stands and nurses.

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  • Longshot Delivers Trainer Reed Win 1,000

    Kentucky-based trainer Eric Reed secured the 1,000th victory of his career Sunday, Oct. 27 when Itsyesornoihavtogo scored an upset victory in the first race at Hawthorne Race Course.

  • Fort Larned won the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Classic/26128658_j8xsjs#!i=2325558744&k=khNd7p5">Order This Photo</a>

    Fort Larned Works Five Furlongs at Churchill

    Janis Whitham's Fort Larned completed serious preparation for this week's bid for consecutive victories in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park with a five-furlong workout Oct. 28 at Churchill Downs.

  • Rosie Napravnik

    Napravnik 'Body Sore' from Churchill Spill

    Jockey Rosie Napravnik was unseated from her mount Be Nice or Leave prior to the seventh race at Churchill Downs Oct. 27. The jockey is reportedly body sore with no broken bones and should be back in the saddle Oct. 30.