Owners Jerry and Ann Moss have announced that 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta will be bred this year to Gainesway Farm stallion Tapit.
After a gritty win in the Tampa Bay Derby, Malibu Moon colt became a 'prospective classic horse.'
Grade III winner Society's Chairman has gotten his first three mares in foal including Southern Oaks, a winning daughter of Vindication.
Dr. Janis Kengis' Kris Is It, dam of two stakes-placed runners, died March 19 at Nandi Veterinary Clinic near New Freedom, Pa., from a ruptured uterine artery while delivering a Tale of the Cat filly.
The first mare in foal to graded stakes winner Rodman is the winning Unbridled's Song mare Tranquil Song.
Stakes winner/stakes-placed producer Itstartswithadream is the first reported mare to get in foal to grade I winner Victor's Cry.
A halter worn by Zenyatta while at Lane's End Farm is being auctioned on eBay to benefit victims of recent tornadoes that killed 21 people in Kentucky.
Bloodstock & Markets: Doing one's homework, value shopping among keys
Fortunate Prospect, a successful sprinter and broodmare sire, was euthanized March 15 at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Georgetown, Ky., because of complications from old age.
Dogwood Stable's Aikenite, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing
The next edition of the popular live podcast, Talkin' Horses with The Blood-Horse will feature Michael Hernon and Brian Graves from the Lexington-based Gainesway Farm.
Close Up, sire of millionaire Joey P., has been relocated to Raimonde Farm, in Wooster, Ohio. The 16-year-old son of Capote is standing as the property of a syndicate for a $1,500 fee in 2012.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Looking to the future, the most interesting questions about Hansen's pedigree are his ability to stay the Kentucky Derby trip and his future prospects as a sire.
Informed Decision, a 2009 Eclipse champion, delivered her first foal, a colt by Street Cry, at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm in Paris, Ky., on March 11.
The first mares bred to stakes winner Rallying Cry have been checked in foal.
Dual grade I winner Thorn Song was represented by his first foal at John Harris' farm near Coalinga, Calif., on March 5.
Grade I winner Girolamo has had his first mares pronounced in foal.
Pivotal, who proved special as a racehorse for David and Patricia Thompson, has done the same as a stallion at the couple's Cheveley Park Stud near Newmarket, England.
Adios Charlie, winner of the 2011 Jerome Stakes (gr. II), has been retired from racing and will stand the immediate 2012 breeding season at J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud Farm. His fee is $3,500 stands and nurses.
As Zenyatta becomes accustomed to being a mother to her newborn Bernardini colt, numerous questions have been raised by fans -- from how the champion mare is handling her new role--to which stallion she will be bred to next.
Grade I winner Majesticperfection's first crop of foals include a colt out of Mazel Tov and one out of Silver Comic.
Pierre Esquirol has acquired successful sire Whiskey Wisdom to stand at his Esquirol Farms near Ryley, Alberta, Canada.
Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year, became one of America's most beloved new moms when she delivered a healthy dark bay colt at about 10:10 p.m. EST March 8 in Lexington, Kentucky.
American Lion, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Tiznow, had his first mare pronounced in foal. Casner Racing's 5-year-old stallion is standing his first season at stud at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington.
Multiple graded stakes winner Crown of Thorns had the first mares checked in foal from his introductory book at stud.
At 2, El Padrino showed promise while running third in the Remsen Stakes. This year, he fulfilled that promise with a hard fought victory in the Risen Star Stakes.
Arienza, a regally bred filly out of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, has been retired from racing and has been moved to Lexington with plans to be bred to a yet to be determined stallion.
Noverre, an English champion who ran in two Breeders' Cup events, died in India, where he was standing at stud,
Grade I winner Haynesfield has gotten his first seven mares in foal including stakes winner Soundwave.
Shotgun Gulch, a grade I winner who was retired from racing following an injury in February, has been purchased privately by Rick Porter of Fox Hill Farm from breeder/owner/trainer C.R. Trout.
Sand Cove, the 2010 Canadian champion older male, died Feb. 13 from complications from laminitis.
Grade I winners Courageous Cat and Twirling Candy, who are standing their first year at stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., have gotten their first mares in foals.
Court Vision has his first mare pronounced in foal. Coogee Sunrise, by Deputy Commander out of the Spectacular Bid mare Southern Affair, was pronounced in foal March 5.
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer, who stands at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., and fellow WinStar stallion Sidney's Candy have had their first mares pronounced in foal.
Porter on Pedigrees, by Alan Porter
Drill is part of a revival of the Danzig line through Lawyer Ron.
Telling, a two-time Saratoga grade I winner, has been retired from racing to stand at Stonewall Farm Ocala in Florida.
Trainer C.R. Trout's homebred grade I winner Shotgun Gulch has been retired from racing because of a cracked sesamoid in her left front leg suffered during a workout.
Anything But Quiet, a multiple Louisiana stakes winner, has been retired from racing and is booked to First Samurai.
Graded stakes winner Now I Know, who was retired in mid-February after fracturing her left front knee, has been purchased privately by Bonnie Baskin to become a broodmare.
Always in My Heart, who won the Sam Houston Distaff Stakes Feb. 25, has been retired from racing. The 6-year-old mare is booked to Mineshaft.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Breeding, Thoroughbred Racing, Kentucky, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
TOBA will hold a Thoroughbred ownership seminar Thursday, March 22, at Gulfstream Park and a pedigree and conformation clinic Sunday, March 25, at Palm Meadows Training Center in Boynton Beach, Fla.
Grade I-placed son of Malibu Moon will stand in Florida.
Lady Railrider has been retired from racing and has been shipped to Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif., to begin her new career as a broodmare.
After Thunder Moccasin's visually impressive win in the Hutcheson Stakes, Starlight Racing's tentative plan is not roses in May but one-turn sprint races -- at least for now.
Key Contender, a New York grade I winner, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Highcliff Farm near Delanson, N.Y.
Sondra Bender, a prominent Maryland breeder/owner, died Feb. 23 after a battle with uterine cancer. A resident of Bethesda, Md., she was 78. Her survivors include her husband, Howard, who operates Glade Valley Farm.
Stakes winner Flying First Class, whose dam is a half sister to 2011 champion Acclamation, will stand this year at Tom and Lesalene Pompell's Still Creek Farm near Brookville, Ind.
WinStar Farm has released a short video of one of the first foals by 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Super Saver standing for the first time. Watch Video
Coolmore Stud's world-class stallion Royal Academy, who has been represented by more than 160 stakes winners, died Feb. 22 at Coolmore Australia due to the infirmities of old age. He was 25.
Stakes-placed Spaniard has been retired from racing and will stand the 2012 breeding season at Gardiner Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.
Most Popular Stories
- Battalion Runner, Malagacy to Bypass Kentucky Derby
- Fast Work Provides Relief for Girvin's Connections
- Thunder Snow Confirmed for Kentucky Derby
- Gormley Puts in Unconventional Final Derby Work
- Business as Usual for J Boys Echo in Derby Breeze
- Official Veterinary Team From China Visits Kentucky
- Pletcher Breezes Four Kentucky Derby Hopefuls
- Weekend Stakes Rundown: Turf Mile Saturday
- Classic Empire a Pro in Four-Furlong Move
- Girvin Battling Quarter Crack, KY Derby Not Ruled Out