Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

Millionaire Repent Retired

Select Stable's Repent, who won four graded stakes, has been retired from racing because of problems associated with an injured tendon.

BC Classic Winner Skywalker Dead

Skywalker, who won the 1986 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and whose champion son Bertrando finished second in the 1993 running, died the morning of Feb. 25 of a heart attack.

Is It Unethical?

By Dr. David Kronfeld -- The ethics of horse owners and breeders are ultimately responsible for veterinary decisions.

New York Bred Sire Claramount Dies

Edwin Wachtel's Claramount, 1988 New York bred Horse of the Year, died of a ruptured aorta on Feb. 17 at James Edwards' The Stallion Park in Millbrook, where he had stood since entering stud in 1990. He was 19 years old.

New Zealand Farm Makes Big Run on Danehill

In what amounts to a massive coup for the New Zealand Thoroughbred industry, Peter and Philip Vela have announced the purchase by their Pencarrow Stud of 20 broodmares in foal to Irish sensation Danehill.

Thunderello to Walmac

Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up Thunderello, who was originally scheduled to enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., instead will enter stud at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International

Hoolie to California

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

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