A "Parade of Stallions" that will include classic winner Smarty Jones will highlight the Jan. 27 open house at Northview PA Stallion Station in Peach Bottom, Pa.
The Jockey Club has issued a reminder to owners and breeders that a valid attempt to name foals of 2011 must be made by Feb. 1 to avoid a $100 late fee.
The 2-year-old male champion of 2003 will stand the 2013 North Hemisphere season at Indiana Stallion Station before heading to Peru.
The first reported foal by multiple grade II winner Informed is a filly born Jan. 18 at Pat Thompson's Ridgeley Farm.
by Ann Peters
One of the surprise stallion developments of 2012 is Spring At Last, who finished second behind Henrythenavigator on the year-end first-crop sire rankings.
Five-time grade I winner Court Vision had his first reported foal arrive when a filly was born Jan. 20 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Canada.
New faces, new roles for '13 emerge at the Keeneland January sale.
International Equine Acquisitions Holdings has sold all 11 of its shares in champion and dual classic winner Big Brown to a group that includes Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 22 that SimplexGrinnell has become a safety partner with NTRA Advantage, the NTRA's group purchasing program.
Multiple grade II winner Dominus has been retired from racing and will enter stud this year at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm.
Dual graded stakes winner Mad Flatter will stand at Glen and Becky Brok's Diamond B Farm near Mohrsville, Pa.
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association Political Action Committee will hold its third annual online stallion season auction Jan. 24, 25, and 26 to benefit the PAC and the racehorse retirement program Turning For Home.
The first reported foal sired by multiple stakes winner Slew's Tiznow was born Jan. 18 at Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.
Poplar Creek Horse Center in Ohio has scheduled its stallion open house Jan. 26.
Quarter Given, a winning half brother to 2003 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and 2004 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Pleasantly Perfect, will enter stud in 2013 at Indiana Stallion Station in Anderson, Ind.
New York winner Don't Cross Me has been retired from racing to stand the 2013 season at At Liberty Farms near Fort Salonga, N.Y.
Sheikh Mohammed's Eclipse Award as outstanding breeder was due to an overabundance of quality rather than quantity.
At one minute past the stroke of midnight on Jan. 19, 2010 3-year-old champion filly Blind Luck delivered her first foal, a filly by Bernardini, at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky.
The grade I-winning son of Apalachee moves from Louisiana to Kentucky for 2013 breeding season.
The newborn foal is out of 5-year-old Hennessy mare Wall St Widow. Wall St Widow's dam, Love Or Money (Coronado's Quest), is a half sister to multiple graded stakes winner and sire Broken Vow (Unbridled).
Darley in America will hold a series of online stallion season auctions to Medaglia d'Oro, Hard Spun, and Lonhro for the 2013 breeding season.
Frank Stronach has purchased a majority interest in three-time grade I winner Point of Entry for breeding purposes from the Phipps Stable, and will maintain half-interest in the horse during his 2013 racing career.
Louisville entrepreneurs and philanthropists Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson have announced that historic Hermitage Farm will remain a Thoroughbred operation, with plans to make the farm a tourist destination.
Grade I winner The Cliff's Edge has been relocated to Kim and Lori Williams' Fair Winds Farm near Waynesville, Ohio, where he will stand in 2013 for $2,500 live foal.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Into Mischief closed out 2012 as the third leading freshman sire, following late-season stakes wins by his sons Goldencents, Vyjack, and Sittin At the Bar.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Sidney's Candy is a colt born Jan. 17 at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Eye of the Leopard, a Canadian champion and classic-winning son of A.P. Indy, has been retired from racing and will enter stud for $10,000 at Calumet Farm near Lexington.
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.
State City, a Dubai champion sprinter and a group I winner, will stand in 2013 at Caines Stallion Station near Wynnewood, Okla.
Tales of the Wild, a full brother to stakes winner Wild Tale, will stand in 2013 at Pendergraft Farm in Oklahoma.
Bloodstock Research Information Services has launched an online version of its 40-year-old American Produce Records.
Donald Cohn and Martin Wygod purchased 10 distaffers at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale to be bred.
Wilburn's first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 9 at Justice Farm in Ohio.
The first reported foal by grade II winner Trappe Shot is a colt born Jan. 15 at Blackstone Farm near Pine Grove, Pa.
Major sires More Than Ready and Congrats head a group of five stallions that have been relocated to Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.
Paddy O'Prado's first reported foal is a chestnut colt born Jan. 13 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Generous, a multiple champion in Europe and a two-time classic winner, died Jan. 15.
A task force recently formed to address the struggling Maryland Thoroughbred breeding industry suggested several measures Tuesday to reverse steep declines.
The first reported offspring by grade II winner Sierra Sunset is a filly born Jan. 10.
by John P. Sparkman
England's all-time great racehorse faces some restricted options as a sire.
Archarcharch, a grade I winner and Spendthrift Farm stallion, was represented by his first foal, a filly out of the Kingmambo mare Enfiraaj Jan. 12 in Kentucky.
The first reported foal by record-setting grade I winner Twirling Candy is a bay filly out of the A.P. Indy mare Silent Moccasins.
The first reported foals by champions Uncle Mo and Cape Blanco are both fillies foaled in Kentucky.
Sequel Stallions New York in Hudson, N.Y., will hold an open house from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Jan. 19.
Vinery New York has scheduled its annual stallion show and open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y.
In the wake of the dispersal of all the horses that had resided at Fares Farm at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, Shannon White made plans to start her own Thoroughbred venture.
Grade I winner and millionaire Misremembered sired his first reported foal Jan. 10 at Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.
The first reported foal by three-time Eclipse Award Winner Gio Ponti was born Jan. 11 at Huntington Stud Farm in Kleinburg, Ontario.
Joe Pirone, one of the most recognized figures in Washington horse racing and breeding, died Jan. 10 after a brief illness at the age of 64.
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