Equine abortions were down in Kentucky for the first time this year based on the latest weekly report from the University of Kentucky's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC).
Evidence of West Nile virus (WNV) has been found in the tissues of a small number of aborted equine fetuses in Kentucky, according to a press release issued Monday by the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners.
Frank Tatman, who has relocated his P. B. & J. Farm operation from New Mexico to Orland, Calif., announced that his stallion Hoolie also made the move
Mercedes Won, a champion, millionaire, and grade I winner, has been pensioned because of declining fertility
As many of the first northern 2-year-olds by Stravinsky are in various stages of pre-schooling, his first southern generation made a significant impact on the New Zealand Premier Yearling Sale
Duncan Grimley has resigned as joint general manager of Coolmore's Australian division.
Because of the proposed link of the Eastern tent caterpillar and Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome, the Grayson/Jockey Club Research Foundation and the University of Kentucky held an informational session Friday to discuss controlling and eradicating caterpillars.
The third foal from the last crop of Seattle Slew was born the night of Jan. 30 at Summer Wind Farm
The abortion rate in Central Kentucky is up significantly from a year ago. But scientists aren't sure why there has been an increase.
The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association (KTA) is working in conjunction with the University of Kentucky, horsemen, and veterinarians to develop a computer program that would help the equine industry detect health problems like mare reproductive loss syndrome more rapidly.
Two of the highest-priced broodmares at the Keeneland November sale, Flat Fleet Feet and Ela Athena, produced offspring
Five-year-old Alystar Slew, an unraced son of Seattle Slew, will stand at Castle Peak Farm near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Lyphard, Stop the Music, and Irish River Still Enjoying Life at Gainesway
Stakes winner Run Production will enter stud at LeRoy Bormet's B & B Farm near Monee, Ill.
By Steve Haskin -- To anyone, the name Little Current evokes tranquil images of a gently flowing river or stream. To me, it evokes a different kind of tranquility; one of lazy spring afternoons and newborn foals and carefree yearlings dashing up and down rolling hills with joyous abandon. It also evokes images of a very special Triple Crown.
The first foal sired by graded stakes winner Disco Rico is a colt born Jan. 21 at Murmur Farm
Graded stakes winner Traffic Circle will enter stud at C K Running Horses near Guthrie, Okla.
Paraneck Stallions will offer a free breeding to any of its New York-based stallions
Grade II winner Cat's At Home will enter stud at Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Riboletta, a champion racemare for Aaron and Marie Jones, produced her first foal, a Forestry filly, Jan. 22
Istintaj, a son of Nureyev and multiple grade III winner on the dirt, will stand his first season at Hartley/De Renzo Walmac South near Ocala, Fla.
Dr. William Day and his wife, Margaret, have acquired group stakes-placed Indian Prospector for stallion duty at their Cedar Creek Farm
Stakes winner Commemorate has been moved to Don House's House Thoroughbreds near Modoc, Ind.
The Winchell family's Oakwind Farm announced that its grade II winner Wild Wonder will be moved to Bruce Kline and partners' Spendthrift Farm
Be My Guest, who led the English/Irish sire list in 1982, has been pensioned at age of 29
Millionaire Farda Amiga, an Eclipse Award finalist as top 3-year-old filly. will be bred to Gone West.
Little Current, who won the 1974 Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont (gr. I) Stakes the year he was champion 3-year-old male, was euthanized Jan. 16
Edward P. Evans' strong broodmare band at his Spring Hill Farm near Casanova, Va., has gotten stronger
John Adger was elected president of the Texas Thoroughbred Association. The election took place at their annual board meeting Jan. 17 at the Hilton Airport Austin in Austin, Texas.
Three Chimneys Farm announced the arrival of Point Given's first two foals--both born Jan. 19.
Mr. Mellon, a grade II turf winner who was retired last September, will take up stud duty in India
Millionaire Forbidden Apple, who will return home to enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla., will begin his stallion career for $5,000.
Windfields Farm in Canada has purchased a half-interest in grade I winner D'wildcat
Stakes winner Silky Sweep has been retired from racing and will enter stud for a syndicate at Barbara LaCroix' Meadowbrook of Ocala Jockey Club
Graded stakes winner Until Sundown will enter stud at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms
The Texas Thoroughbred Association honored their best of 2002 at their Horse Racing/Breeding Conference and Annual Meeting in Austin the evening of Jan. 18. The winner of the prestigious T.I. "Pops" Harkins award went to Keith and Marilyn Asmussen of Larado, Texas.
Three days after rival Keeneland announced a one-year hiatus for its select yearling sale in July due to the effects of mare reproductive loss syndrome on the pool of early maturing foals of 2002, Fasig-Tipton Company said it was sticking to its traditional sale dates for Lexington in July and Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in August.
My First Romance, dam of the Queen Mary (Eng-III) winners Romantic Myth and Romantic Liason, has produced Fantastic Light's first foal.
Graded stakes winner Run Softy has been relocated to Naylee Farm
Six days after welcoming the first Seattle Slew offspring of the year, WinStar Farm welcomed the second.
Graded stakes winner Mr. Sinatra and 6-year-old Gerosa will enter stud at Joe and Karen Jennings' Walnford Stud
Stakes-placed Grim Reaper will stand his first season at Trader's Rest Farm
Millionaire Danzig Connection, the last of the five consecutive Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners trained by Woody Stephens, has been purchased for stud duty in Italy
Prolific sire Switch In Time died at stud in Queensland following a prolonged bout of pneumonia
Arazi, an international champion and sire of current millionaire Congaree, will stand the 2003 breeding season at Gestut Sohrenhof in Switzerland
The first reported foal sired by grade I winner Brahms is a colt born Jan. 13 at Suzi Shoemaker's Lantern Hill Farm
The first reported foal by Horse of the Year Tiznow is a colt born Jan. 10
Aisle, a 4-year-old son of Pulpit and half-brother to stakes winners Hitch and Thread, will enter stud at Chris Modlin and Dr. Flint Stites' Ellsmere Farm
Grade II stakes-placed The Trader's Echo will stand at A & A Horse Ranch near Anthony, N.M.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Trippi is a filly who arrived Jan. 3
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