One of only two expected foals from the last crop by pensioned stallion Theatrical was born Jan. 11 at the new Padua foaling barn at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.
Grade I winner Buddha has been sold to a syndicate to stand at Nestor Otero's Haras Dilu in Argentina.
World's most expensive broodmare will be bred back to Street Cry
Many breeders anticipate that Giant's Causeway will become a powerful sire of sires. Paired with the sire-producing Missy Baba family genes, recent graded winner Neko Bay is likely to attract interest as a sire prospect.
Grade II winner Exclusive Praline was euthanized Jan. 13 at C.M. Armstrong's C.A.M Land Co. near Indiantown, Fla.
Stakes winner Grand Minstrel has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Linda Wood's Menoken Farms near Montrose, Colo.
The first reported North American foal by graded stakes winner Indygo Shiner is a colt born Jan. 8 at Summer Wind Farm near Georgetown, Ky.
Penn Ridge Farms will offer an incentive program for incoming stallion Monba.
Diamond A Farms owner wins a Range Rover from Castleton Lyons.
New York grade II winner J Be K will stand at Tom Simon's Vinery near Summerfield, Fla., for $3,000 stands and nurses.
The first foal by grade II winner Zanjero was born Jan. 8 at Clifton Farm. The foal is a filly out of Frangible.
Grade I winner Student Council, who stands at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington, had his first foal hit the ground when a colt was foaled at Millennium Jan. 4.
Amelia Bearhart, who produced three stakes winners including two-time Canadian Horse of the Year Chief Bearhart, died Jan. 7 and was buried at the farm of her owner, Richard Maynard. She was 27.
Dunkirk, who ran second in the 2009 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.
Grade I winner Purim, who stands at Richland Hills (Nathan Fox, president) near Midway, Ky., will stand for $10,000 it was announced Jan. 7.
Multi-million dollar yearling Act of Duty apparently saved his talent for his progeny, as Fly By Phil's New Years Day win made him the first second-crop sire with a graded stakes winner.
Graded stakes winner Chelokee will stand at the University of Arizona Equine Center near Tucson.
Cosa Vera, a 5-year-old son Dynaformer, will enter stud at North Cliff Farm near Rixeyville, Va.
Grade I winner Forest Danger has been relocated to Thomas Wente's WinRich Farm near North Vernon, Ind.
Adena Springs topped the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2009 with earnings of $12,853,329, according to statistics released by The Jockey Club Information Systems Jan. 6.
Ghostzapper, the 2004 Horse of the Year and champion older male, has had his 2010 fee reduced to $30,000 from the previously announced $50,000.
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Unbridled Express, a grade I stakes-placed son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Breakway Farm near Dillsboro, Ind.
Many Central Kentucky breeding operations holding open houses around the five-day Keeneland January Sale (Jan. 11-15). Farms in the Ocala, Fla., area will be open around the Jan. 19-20 OBS mixed sale
In the tightest race in years, Darley's freshman stallion Offlee Wild honors as the nation's top first-crop sire over Hill 'n' Dale Farm's Roman Ruler.
The race for leading freshman sire in 2009 between Roman Ruler and Offlee Wild will be decided in the colt and gelding division of the Louisiana Futurity Dec. 31 at Fair Grounds.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
Fred Hooper's unique Florida bloodlines pair with distinctly California stock in an equine East-meets-West story.
Rancho Temescal near Piru, Calif., has announced an option for California breeders breeding mares to the farm's stallion Suances in 2010.
Blind Luck's grade I Hollywood Starlet win helps Pollard's Vision jump to the Leading Freshman Sires top-three, and makes him one of three Carson City sons on the Juvenile Sires top-six list.
The Jockey Club announced Dec. 23 that it has published on the registry's Web site a list of 40,263 names released from active use to aid owners and breeders make a a valid attempt to name foals of 2008 by Feb. 1.
Robyn Dancer, who placed in the 1991 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), was euthanized Dec. 21 after he kicked a stall wall and shattered his sesamoids in his hind leg.
Graded stakes winner Omega Code will stand in 2010 at Robert Zoellner's Rockin Z Ranch near Beggs, Okla.
Six 2009 Thoroughbred Breeders' Association award winners were revealed Dec. 21, acknowledging the achievements of some of Britain's most successful stud farms.
Dove Hunt, sire of 21 stakes horses, will stand in 2010 at Richard Hessee's Trophy Club Training Center near Royal, Ark.
Florida first-crop stallion Wildcat Heir set a Northern Hemisphere record of 39 2-year-old winners in a year when his daughter Future Heiress won a maiden race Dec. 17 at Calder Race Course.
Graded stakes winner Buckle Down Ben will stand in 2010 at Leigh Ann Richwine's Richwine Farm near Anderson, Ind.
Multiple stake winner Diligent Prospect and 4-year-old Embrace the Storm will stand in 2010 at Chad and Tracey McCallum's McCallum View Farm near Moriarty, N.M.
Fullbridled, a stakes-placed son of Unbridled's Song, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at Phoenix Farm near Paris, Ky.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
Three times is impressive in any race; Good Ba Ba's three-peat in the group I Hong Kong Mile was an even greater feat because it came against some of the world's best racehorses.
Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Benny the Bull will stand in 2010 at Tom Simon's Vinery near Summerfield, Fla.
Grade II winner Parading has been retired from racing and will join his sire, successful stallion Pulpit, at stud in 2010 at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
Champali is relocating from Glencrest Farm in Kentucky to Richwine Farm in Indiana.
Champion Action This Day will stand in 2010 at Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa., for a fee of $3,500.
Modigliani, sire of Italian champion Magritte, will relocate to Castleton Lyons near Lexington from Greentree Stud in Ireland for the 2010 breeding season.
Twilight Meteor, a graded stakes-winning son of Smart Strike, has arrived for stallion duty in 2010 at Dan and Kathy Barraclough's Saratoga Glen Farm near Schuylerville, N.Y.
Bridlewood Farm stallion Black Mambo was euthanized Dec. 9 after suffering from a severe case of EPM.
Alan Porter addresses the emerging acceptance of Mr. Prospector inbreeding--while discussing the emergence of juvenile standout Rule, whose sire Roman Ruler is a Mr. Prospector double carrier.
Billy Allen, who raced in 10 different countries, will stand in 2010 at Dean and Debbie Walkowski's Walkowski's Thoroughbreds near Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.
Whatsthescript, a California grade II winner who placed in the 2008 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will enter stud at Tom and Debi Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif.
Deputy Wild Cat, a half-brother to Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner War Chant, has been moved to Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Wilcox, Ariz.
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