The dam of dual Classic winner and Horse of the Year candidate Smarty Jones, I'll Get Along, and grade I-winning stallion prospect Toccet highlight the catalogue for the Nov. 7 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November mixed sale, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks. The one-day sale also includes a continuation of the reduction of broodmares and weanling from the estate of the late John Franks and the complete dispersal of Dan Borislow.
Timber Legend, a half-brother to two grade I winners, and Unbridled's Comet, a $1.9 million Keeneland July yearling, have been retired from racing and will enter stud at Dr. Jack Root's Oakhurst Thoroughbreds near Newberg, Ore.
Distorted Humor, sire of champion Funny Cide and the 2004 earners of $4.3 million, will stand in 2005 for $60,000.
American Chance, second on New York's leading sire list by 2004 progeny earnings, died Oct. 18 of colitis-X while standing at Haras La Providencia in Argentina.
Grade II winner Spice Island has been retired from racing because of a minor injury suffered in the Oct. 10 WinStar Galaxy Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland.
Pleasantly Perfect, who finished third in defense of his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury to the left hind ankle.
Werblin, a grade II stakes-placed son of Unbridled's Song, will enter stud at Thomas Reigle's Reigle Heir Farms near Grantville, Pa.
Alajwad, a $5.5 million Keeneland September yearling, will enter stud at Louis Gurino's Lou-Roe Farms near Morriston, Fla.
Millionaire and world-record setter Atticus has been purchased by Suarez Racing and will stand the 2005 season at Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.
John C. Oxley's graded stakes winner Pyramid Peak will stand in 2005 at Charles Nuckols Jr. and Sons' Nuckols Farm near Midway, Ky.
Pride of New York, a son of Mt. Livermore who lived up to his name in a way by winning in New York in both his starts, will enter stud at Andy McKinnon's Anson Stud Farm near Caledon East, Ontario, Canada.
Newfoundland, a multiple graded stakes winner and grade I-placed, has been retired to Fred Seitz' Brookdale Farm near Versailles, Ky., and will stand for $15,000 live foal.
Black Mambo, a stakes-placed son of Kingmambo from the family of A.P. Indy and Summer Squall, will enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla., for a fee of $5,000 live foal.
The Aurora, Ontario-based Magna Entertainment Corp., one of North America's leading owners of major horseracing tracks, announced Tuesday that its third quarter losses reached $50.3 million.
Cuvee, last year's runner-up in Eclipse Award balloting for best 2-year-old male for Winchell Thoroughbreds and Bruce Kline and partners' Spendthrift Farm, was retired following his unplaced effort in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and will enter stud at Spendthrift near Lexington, Ky. for a fee of $10,000.
When you're hot, you're hot, and Frank Stronach knows that as well as anyone. Two days after his stallion Awesome Again was represented by two Breeders' Cup winners, Stronach announced that Awesome Again's fee was raised to $125,000.
Bold Truth, who was grade II stakes-placed at Saratoga, has arrived at Douglas Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Canadian Frontier, a graded stakes-winning sprinter this year, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.
Northern Afleet, whose grade I-winning son Afleet Alex ran second in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I), will be relocating to Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.
Canadian champion Perfect Soul has been retired to Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, Ky. and will enter stud in 2005 for a $15,000 fee.
Empire Maker, last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner who covered 111 mares this year at Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms near Lexington, will keep his $100,000 stud fee for 2005.
The Kentucky Derby (gr. I) is considered by many to be American racing's greatest day. It is one of the most prestigious equine prizes in the world, and it is the ultimate dream for many of Thoroughbred racing's prominent owners, including Ken and Sarah Ramsey.
Syndicate manager Robert Clay announced today that Three Chimneys stallion Silver Charm has been purchased by the Japan Racing Association to stand in Japan in 2005.
International star Sulamani, who exited racing with a score in the Oct. 24 Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Can-IT), will enter stud at Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket, England.
Appealing Skier, a grade II winner who set or equaled three track records, has been moved to Dr. William Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa., from Green Willow Farms near Westminster, Md.
With a superior distance pedigree and top racing performance, Roses in May is poised to prove a major factor inthe Breeder's Cup Classic-Powered By Dodge (gr. I).
Fountain of Youth (gr. I) winner and Florida's leading first crop yearling sales sire of 2004, Songandaprayer, has relocated to Hartley/De Renzo, Walmac South from Marablue Farm for the 2005 season.
Dr. Tony Ryan's Castleton Lyons announced today that Bernstein, a leading freshman sire of 2004, will stand the 2005 breeding season as Ryan's Thoroughbred farm near Lexington.
First-year stallion Fusaichi Pegasus, whose son Roman Ruler was installed the 8-5 favorite in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has another potential star emerging in New Zealand in the form of Dr Green.
Grade II winner Exploit, who ranks among the leaders on the second-crop sire list by 2004 and lifetime progeny earnings, will be relocated to John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.
Soto, a graded winner at two and three, will enter stud at Jeffry Morris' Highclere near Lexington.
Teton Forest, a 2004 grade II winner for B. Wayne Hughes, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at the owner's Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Artax, a champion sprinter and sire of 2004 grade I winner Friendly Michelle, will be moved to Metropolitan Stud near Pine Plains, N.Y.
The 2004 Fasig-Tipton fall yearling sale concluded Tuesday, with figures for the second and final session of the two-day auction showing a slight increase when compared to sales tallies recorded for the final session of 2003.
Marquetry, sire of two Breeders' Cup winners, arrived Tuesday at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington from Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.
Stakes-placed Captain Red, an Aqueduct track record-holder, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Saratoga Glen Farm near Schuylerville, N.Y.
John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) favorite Kitten's Joy probably got some of his competitive toughness from his dam, Kitten's First, who survived a serious injury to become a major producer even though the odds were stacked against her.
Tapit, a grade I-winning 3-year-old son of Pulpit out of Tap Your Heels (by Unbridled), has been retired to stud and will stand at Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky.
Swift Mercedes, from the first crop of graded turf stakes winner Adcat, became his sire's first winner when winning Oct. 23 at Calder Race Course.
Littleexpectations, a full brother to leading Texas sire Valid Expectations, is moving from Kentucky to Texas for the 2005 breeding season.
Forestry, who ranks in the runner-up spot on the leading second-crop sire list by 2004 progeny earnings, will stand for $75,000.
Graded Winner Summer Mis Retired: Going to Empire Maker
Omega Code, a track-record setting son of Elusive Quality, will enter stud at Hartley / De Renzo Thoroughbreds, Walmac South near Ocala, Fla.
Sintra, a grade II winner and winner of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland, died in mid-October at Rae Eastwood's Indian Creek near Georgetown, Ky.
The Jockey Club reported Thursday that 3,239 stallions covered 59,342 mares in North America during 2004, according to Reports of Mares Bred (RMB's) received by the Jockey Club through Oct. 14.
Kalu, a graded stakes winner, will stand the 2005 season at Jim and Michaelyn Scott's Liberty Stud near Ghent, N.Y.
Documentary, the first foal from Khalid Abdullah's grade I winner Honest Lady, won Oct. 20 at 6 1/2 furlongs at Deauville in France in his second start.
During, a three-time grade II winner, will stand at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., following the planned conclusion of his racing career at the end of the year.
Fresh on the heels of a world-record setting Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington, Fasig-Tipton officials are gearing up for their Kentucky Fall yearling sale Oct. 25-26.
Annie Edge, a graded stakes winner and dam of six homebred stakes winners for George Strawbridge, has been euthanized at Bettina Jenney's Derry Meeting Farm near Cochranville, Pa.
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