The first reported foal for grade II winner Pure Prize is a filly born Jan. 18 at Carrie Brogden's Machmer Hall near Paris, Ky.
Balakheri, an English group II winner as a homebred for the Aga Khan, will enter stud at Liam and Gary Norris' Woodfield Farm Stud near Glendalligan in County Waterford in Ireland.
Came Home's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 16 at Gary Biszantz' Cobra Farm near Lexington.
Lucky Lionel, a group winner in England and a track record-setter at Santa Anita, has been bought by R.G. Gammill for stallion duty at his Diamond G Ranch near Edmond, Okla.
Graded stakes-placed Zanferrier has been relocated to Polich Thoroughbred Farm near Apple Valley, Calif.
Four-year-old D's Bertrando, who posted the second-highest Beyer Speed Figure for a 2-year-old in 2002, will enter stud at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.
Starquine, a horse listing service, and RaceReadySales, which lists juveniles, have formed a partnership to sell and purchase mares, foals, yearlings, juveniles, horses of racing age and stallion seasons online.
Islington, an Eclipse Award finalist following her win in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), is booked to prominent stallion Rainbow Quest.
Edward Cohn's Rubbertree Farm announced that Legion Field, a half-brother to prominent young sire Grand Slam and a full brother to stakes winner Leestown, will begin his career as a commercial stallion year for a fee of $1,500 at the Ferndale, N.Y., farm.
Graded stakes winner Ommadon will enter stud at Metropolitan Stud, managed by Michael and Debra Lischin, near Pine Plains, N.Y.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2004 Winter Mixed Sale begins a four-day run on Jan. 19th. A total of 1090 lots are cataloged for the sale, which begins with 240 horses in a Consignor Preferred Session. Sessions begin daily at 11 a.m.
Millionaire Best of the Rest is scheduled to arrive Jan. 16 at Michael Sherman's Farnsworth Farms near Ocala, Fla., where he will begin his stallion career for breeder/owner Bea Oxenberg.
The first reported offspring sired by grade II winner Jump Start was born Jan. 8 at Huntington Stud Farm near Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada.
Ken Tucker and Jim Randle have acquired stakes winner Hidden City and relocated him to Randle's Pinnacle Vista Ranch near Phoenix.
Stakes winner Shore Breeze will enter stud at LeRoy Bormet's B & B Farm near Monee, Ill.
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Champion Orientate's first foal, a colt, was born Jan.14 at Garland Williamson's farm in Ontario, Canada.
Grade I winner Avanzado has been retired from racing and will enter stud at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif.
Eleven-year-old Ordway, who stood at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., was consigned by the farm as agent to the Keeneland January sale, where he was bought by Rick Nord's Nord Thoroughbreds for $47,000 on behalf of Jose Carro.
Sword Dance, the sire of 19 stakes winners, has been pensioned at Gilbert Campbell's Stonehedge Farm South near Williston, Fla., because of fertility problems.
Grade I winner Millennium Wind's first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 11 at Charlie Ham's Hamton Farm near Montalba, Texas.
The first reported foal by grade I Mizzen Mast was born Jan. 12 at Suzi Shoemaker's Lantern Hill Farm near Midway, Ky.
Sadler's Wells' sire record keeps looking better and better the further back one goes. And we're talking all the way back to the late 1700s when the great English stallion Highflyer reigned supreme.
Fourteen-year-old Powerful Venue has been relocated to Williams Ranches near Norwood, Colo.
Multiple stakes winner Marciano has been moved to Elberton Hill Farm near Darlington, Md.
Seven-year-old Irish Ways, whose dam is a half-sister to Danehill's dam, will enter stud at Mira Loma Thoroughbred Farms near Mira Loma, Calif.
Although millionaire Skimming's first foal, a colt, was just born Jan. 7, he had actually taken a spin around the track last year.
Adena Springs, with earnings of $11,550,052, heads the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2003, according to statistics released Monday by The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc.
Winter Glitter, a 7-year-old half-brother to grade I winner Snow Ridge, has been bought by Gene Bogash for stallion duty at his Lee Marie Ranch near Bondurant, Iowa.
The first reported foals by international champion Johannesburg and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Red Bullet were born the beginning of January.
Monarch's Maze, a two-time graded stakes winner, will stand at Mark Toothaker's Tooth-Acres Farm near Lavaca, Ark.
Jim Millspaugh has purchased grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur and will stand him at Mountain Springs Farm near Mena, Ark.
Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm announced a clean bill of health for prominent stallion Broad Brush. Radiographs taken last week indicate the 21-year-old former leading sire has healed completely following fusion surgery in September to repair his left front fetlock.
Grade I winner A P Valentine has arrived for stallion duty at Dr. William Day's Cedar Creek Farm near Brenham, Texas.
Alta Franks, the widow of John Franks, has begun the reorganization of her husband's Thoroughbred holdings. Mrs. Franks plans a reduction, but not a complete dispersal, beginning with the sale of about 200 broodmares at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale Feb. 8-9 in Lexington.
Definite Edge, a 5-year-old son of Deputy Minister and a $600,000 Keeneland September sale yearling, will stand at Hutchinson & Edlund Thoroughbreds near Murrieta, Calif.
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Way West, whose progeny earnings are approaching $5 million, will stand at O'Sullivan Farms near Charles Town, W.Va.
Symboli Kris S, a Kentucky-bred son of deceased U.S. stallion Kris S., was named Japan's Horse of the Year for the second consecutive year.
Jay Taylor has bought graded stakes winner Seacliff and will stand him at Mesa Vista Stud near Raton, N.M., for $2,500.
Mares by Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Rhythm have supplied a 1-2 result for their sire in the Auckland Cup, New Zealand's premier two-mile race.
European champion Falbrav, who will enter stud at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station in Japan, will shuttle to John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia for the 2004 Southern Hemisphere season.
Easyfromthegitgo, a stakes winner of nearly $700,000, will enter stud in 2004 at Le Mesa Stallions in Carenero, Louisiana. His stud fee will be $3,500.
Multiple stakes winner Majorbigtimesheet, a winner all seven years he raced, will enter stud at George and Susan Wafer's Wafer Thoroughbred Ranch near Elizabeth, Colo.
Obligato, a 20-year-old son of Northern Dancer, will be relocated to Al Martin's Tomorrow Bloodstock near Thompson Ridge, N.Y.
Sunday Silence, who defied belief when he topped the $50 million mark in year-end progeny earnings in Japan in 1999, did it again in 2003. This time with an unheard figure of $77,852,691
Grade II winners Posse and Zavata, whose stallion plans were announced during the second half of 2003, closed out their racing careers in the Dec. 26 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita. Best of the Rest, who also will enter stud, might race once more.
Airdrie Stud announced that millionaire Afternoon Deelites will move to Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La., for the 2004 breeding season.
Woodlands Stud in Australia announced that prominent stallion Grand Lodge was euthanized following a long battle to repair the left knee that was damaged in a paddock accident in September.
The Thoroughbred Corp. will disperse all of its racing stock at the Barretts March 2-year-olds in training sale on March 2. Among the 58 horses to be sold is multiple graded stakes winner Atlantic Ocean.
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