Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

  • Champion broodmare Taba passes away at age 32.

    Taba, Dam of Turkoman, Dies

    Taba, Argentina's 1975 champion 2-year-old filly and dam of Turkoman, has died at Our Mims Retirement Haven. She was 32.

  • Primordial to Hickman in Indiana

    Primordial, a 19-time winner who earned $163,660, has been moved to Tom Hickman's Hickman Stables near Boonville, Ind.

  • Top Sprinter State City To Stand In Australia

    Darley isn't the only one bringing Sheikh-owned stars into Australia to stand at stud. State City, one of the best sprinters of his era, has been bought by West Australian Turf Club chairman Ted van Heemst to stand at stud in West Australia.

  • Moscow Burning Named California Horse of the Year

    Moscow Burning was named California-bred Horse of the Year, top grass horse, and older female of 2004 the night of Feb. 7 at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association annual awards dinner at the Hilton San Diego Resort.

  • First Foal for Grade II Winner Dream Run

    The first foal sired by grade II winner Dream Run is a colt born Jan. 22 at Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas' Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Silverbulletday Produces Vindication Filly

    Michael Pegram's two-time champion filly Silverbulletday produced her third foal, a dark bay filly by undefeated champion Vindication Jan. 28 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington.

  • <a href="http://www.exclusivelyequine.com/epages/eenew.storefront/EN/Product/P13-1034?gad=CL-c95cBEghe3tb3QVhzERiZlsz-AyDttb4H">Devil's Bag</a>, died Thursday at Claiborne Farm.

    Devil's Bag Dies at Age 24

    Claiborne Farm stallion Devil's Bag, the sire of 43 stakes winners, was euthanized Thursday morning after being injured in his stall at the Paris, Ky. farm. The son of Halo was 24.

  • American Patriot to Stand at Hurstland

    American Patriot, a 5-year-old son of Mr. Prospector from the female family of major turf sire Silver Hawk, will stand at Alfred Nuckols Jr.'s Hurstland Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • Going Wild (yellow cap) wins the San Miguel.

    Classic Spotlight: Going Wild

    Take a speedy grade I winner from a hot sire line who could carry his speed up to 1 3/16th miles. Cross him with a classically-oriented family whose credentials include two Kentucky Derby/Preakness (gr. I) winners, an Epsom Derby (Eng-I) winner, and a Prix du Jockey-Club (Fr-I) winner. What do you get?

  • Record Miler Najran's First Foal

    The first reported foal sired by American record-equaler Najran is a filly out of the Spend a Buck mare Changing Fortunes.

  • Stakes Winner Patrol To T.C. Westmeath in Ontario

    Patrol, a multiple stakes winner and half-brother to grade I winner Stroll, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at John Carey's T.C. Westmeath Stud Farm near Shelburne, Ontario, Canada.

  • Volponi's First Foal Is a Filly

    The first reported foal by millionaire Volponi is a filly born Jan. 21 at Lakland North, owned by Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas, near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Declan's Moon, Wilko Top Experimental

    A year after a record three colts shared top weight on the Experimental Free Handicap, this time around the lead is shared by two.

  • 2004 Eclipse: Apprentice Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr.

    Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. had a busy year in 2004. Not only did the 19-year-old Lafayette, La., native finish his senior year of high school, but he also won his first riding title in his first full year of racing.

  • Adena Springs' Frank Stronach

    2004 Eclipse Breeder: Adena Springs

    Frank Stronach could not have asked for anything more Oct. 30. The Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships was being held at Lone Star Park, owned by Stronach's Magna Entertainment Corp.

  • Skip to the Stone's First Offspring

    The first foal sired by graded stakes winner Skip to the Stone is a filly born Jan. 21 at Randy and Rebecca Schukay's Brambly Lane Farm near Sparr, Fla.

  • Champion Macho Uno's First Foal

    The first reported foal sired by champion Macho Uno is a filly born Jan. 11 at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs South near Ocala, Fla.