Misremembered, a record-setting son of Candy Ride, will stand the 2012 breeding season at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.
Distorted Humor, who stands at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., reached the 100 mark by number of stakes winners when his daughter Savvy Supreme won the Classy Mirage Stakes May 18.
Peachtree Stable's Flashpoint may be the most intriguing of the new faces entering the 2011 Preakness Stakes. Descending from the family of Raise a Native, he has plenty of speed to set the pace.
Oaks-winning owner offers tips for buyers. 'I'm not looking for the horse that has matured or has been pushed into maturity too quickly.'
Sir Percy, winner of the 2006 Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I), sired his first winner when his son Percy Jackson scored at Bath Racecourse May 16.
Flashy Lassie became the second winner by freshman sire Flashy Bull and his first in the United States when she scored by nine lengths at Churchill Downs May 13.
Barretts hopes for a continued upswing at its May sale of 2-year-olds.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Son of a Brazilian-bred stallion and a German mare, Animal Kingdom has perhaps the most international pedigree of any Kentucky Derby winner in history.
Maram, the 2008 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner who was retired from racing recently, will be bred to Giant's Causeway this year.
Grade II winner Dream Run has been relocated to Burch Farms near Monroe, Utah, where he is standing for $800.
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Grade I winner Hard Spun, a leading 3-year-old of 2007, sired his first winner when his son Mabroor won at Haydock Park in England May 7.
Irish stallion Montjeu became the first son of the great Irish stallion Sadler's Wells to reach the 100 mark by number of stakes winners when his 3-year-old son Pour Moi won the Prix Greffulhe (Fr-II) May 7.
Owner/breeder Karen N. Woods announced the retirement of 2008 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Maram May 5.
Monarchos, who won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) 10 years ago, was returned to Nuckols Farm near Midway, Ky., following successful colic surgery April 19.
Super Saver, last year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner, will shuttle to Eliza Park Stud near Kerrie, Victoria, Australia, this year.
Grade I winner Misremembered has been retired from racing to become a stallion.
Multiple grade I winner Devil May Care, a starter in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), was euthanized May 4 after a confirmed diagnosis of lymphosarcoma, a form of cancer.
As photographer Anne M. Eberhardt prepares to shoot her 26th Kentucky Derby she took some time to visit Supercharger, the dam of last year's Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver. Read Blog
When Mike Lauffer and partner Bill Cubbedge bought back a Forestry colt at the 2009 Keeneland September yearling sale, they thought long and hard before naming the newest member of their racing stable. Read Blog
Sea The Stars, 2009 Cartier Horse of the Year and 3-year-old male, sired a filly from his first crop April 7 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Liable, the dam of 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner and champion Blame, has been named Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
Grade I winner Stormello was euthanized Tuesday, April 26, because of complications from colic at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
California stakes winner Awesome Gambler came through with his first winner when his daughter, Willa B Awesome, scored at Hollywood Park April 21 in her first start.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Peaking a bit late for Kentucky Derby consideration, Derby Kitten instead prepares for the Preakness after a win in the grade III Lexington Stakes.
The leading international sire died of natural causes at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
Grade I winner and first-crop stallion Daaher sired his first winner when his daughter Gypsy Robin scored at Keeneland April 22.
Half Ours, a grade II winner, sired his first winner when his daughter Zingwella won Thursday, April 21, at Gulfstream Park.
It was just a matter of time before Giant's Causeway reached the 100 mark by number of stakes winners.
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Monarchos, the 2001 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner, is recovering from colic surgery performed Tuesday, April 19, at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
With a closing kick that makes him aptly named and a pedigree infused with stoutness, Brilliant Speed should have no trouble with the Kentucky Derby's 10 furlongs.
Three Chimneys Farm stallion War Chant (Danzig--Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S.), will shuttle to Ron Sayers' Yarradale Stud in Western Australia for the 2011 breeding season.
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Primal Force, the 2000 Broodmare of the Year and foundation mare for Frank Stronach's Adena Springs, died on the morning April 17 as a result of complications during foaling at the Paris, Ky. farm.
Glitterman, a world-record-equaling sprinter and sire of 64 stakes horses, was euthanized April 14 at Old Friends equine retirement farm near Georgetown, Ky.
First-crop sire Weather Warning was represented by his first winner when his first starter, Everyday Dave, won at Keeneland April 8
Son de America wins a two-furlong sprint at Santa Anita Park April 14.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Another Danzig-line runner enters the 2011 Kentucky Derby picture as the previously unheralded Midnight Interlude annexes the Santa Anita Derby and looks toward Churchill Downs.
Manzotti, a graded stakes winner and a successful Texas stallion, was found dead April 12 in a field at John Goodman's Brookshire Farm near Brookshire, Texas.
Turtle Bird Stable's Haynesfield, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in 2010, has been honored as New York-bred Horse of the Year for the second year in a row.
Lilacs and Lace, who won the $400,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland April 9, gained a sibling just hours later when her dam delivered her full sister.
Two-time leading North American sire A.P. Indy has been pensioned at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., after none of the mares bred to him this year have been pronounced in foal.
Graded stakes winner and established sire Partner's Hero has rejoined the stallion roster at the Giangiulio family's Castle Rock Farm, in Unionville, Pa.
Kazadancoa, a foundation mare for Catesby Clay's Runnymede Farm, died at the Paris, Ky., farm March 30.
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Multiple stakes winner Comalagold died April 2 from foaling complications. She was the all-time leading Alabama-bred female earner with $311,080, according to the Alabama Thoroughbred Breeders Racing Association.
Peppers Pride, who retired undefeated with 19 wins, produced her first live foal, a chestnut Distorted Humor filly, Feb. 19.
The first mare bred to dual grade I winner Thorn Song is believed to be in foal.
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