Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

  • Hammers Vision First Winner for Court Vision

    First-time starter Hammers Vision won the fifth race at Belmont Park July 19 and became the first winner for five-time group I winner and Canadian stallion Court Vision.

  • First Winner for E Z's Gentleman

    E Z's Playgirl captured the sixth race at Lone Star Park July 17 and entered the books as the first winner for grade I-winning sprinter E Z's Gentleman.

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    Taylor Made Buys Share in California Chrome

    Taylor Made Farm closed a deal July 17 to purchase 30% interest in dual classic winner and 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome with the intent of racing the champion next year, then stand him at stud in 2017.

  • Filly First Winner for Schramsberg

    Swift Thoroughbreds' first-time starter Hippie romped to a 4 3/4-length triumph July 12 at Hastings Racecourse, becoming the first winner for graded stakes winner and Canadian stallion Schramsberg.

  • Colt First Winner for MD Sire Friesan Fire

    Morning Fire won the second race at Parx Racing July 12 and became the first winner for multiple graded stakes winner and Maryland-based stallion Friesan Fire.

  • First Winner for Gr. I Winner Dublin

    Grade I winner and New York-based stallion Dublin gained his first winner July 12, when 2-year-old colt Dr Blarney scored by 3 1/2 lengths in his debut in the first race at Monmouth Park.

  • Dragon Flower First Winner for Informed

    California-based freshman sire Informed picked up his first winner July 11 when his first starter, juvenile filly Dragon Flower, won her debut by 2 1/4 lengths in the fifth race at Los Alamitos.

  • Uno Emayo First Winner for D' Funnybone

    Rudy Rodriguez and Carl Lizza Racing Stable's Uno Emayo won the first race at Belmont Park July 11 and became the first winner for multiple grade II winner and young New York stallion D' Funnybone.

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    Medal Count Retired to Spendthrift Farm

    Grade III winner and classic-placed Medal Count, a son of Dynaformer, has been retired and will stand stud in 2016 at Spendthrift Farm near Lexington as the newest participant in the farm's Share The Upside Program.

  • Colt First Winner for U.S. Champ Cape Blanco

    Cape Blanco, champion turf male of 2011 and a former central Kentucky stallion, was represented by his first winner July 7 when son Indrapura won the third race at Brighton racecourse in England.

  • Filly is First Winner for Albertus Maximus

    Grade I winner and Central Kentucky stallion Albertus Maximus had his first winner July 5, when first-time starter My Heart Goes On went gate to wire to win the second race at Emerald Downs.

  • Filly First Winner for Here Comes Ben

    Grade I winner and New York stallion Here Comes Ben gained his first winner July 2 when Here Comes Gwen made the pace and won the third race at Prairie Meadows.

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    Pedigree Analysis: Olympia

    Olympia entered stud in 1951 at Danada Farm in Kentucky and proved a prolific sire, getting 40 stakes winners (12%) until his retirement in 1967. His progeny tended to have ample speed like himself.

  • Twining Dies in Japan at Age 24

    Twining, a U.S. graded stakes winner and international sire, has died in Japan, Japan's Paca Paca Farm said via Twitter.

  • Genuine Reward as a foal with Genuine Risk.

    Genuine Reward to Old Friends

    Genuine Reward, one of only two living foals produced by 1980 Kentucky Derby (gr. I)-winning filly Genuine Risk, has found a new home at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Lexington.

  • Argentine Sire Not For Sale Dies

    Not For Sale, sire of U.S. grade I winner Miss Serendipity, UAE Triple Crown winner Asiatic Boy, and 31 other stakes winners, died after a sudden onset of colic at Haras La Pasion, the Argentine farm announced via Facebook.

  • No More Chillin First Winner for First Dude

    Elkstone Group's first-time starter No More Chillin cruised to a clear win in sixth race at ThistleDown June 20 and became the first winner for grade I winner and classic-placed First Dude.