Champagne Stakes (gr. I) winner Daredevil has been retired and will stand in 2016 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. The farm said the fee will be announced soon.
A 2-year-old son of Gio Ponti went to Conquest Stables for $250,000 to top the horses of racing age section of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2015 Fall Mixed Sale Oct. 14.
Top sprinter Secret Circle, whose retirement was announced in September, has found a home at stud at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms, per an Oct. 14 release.
Grade II winner Dramedy has been retired from racing and will enter stud at War Horse Place in 2016, according to an Oct. 13 release.
Malibu Moon and Into Mischief top the list of stallions fee-wise for 2016 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms in Kentucky.
Midas Touch, a group II-winning son of top international sire Galileo, will stand the 2016 season at Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Bayern, winner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic, will stand for $15,000 live foal at Hill 'n' Dale Farms.
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Lea, a grade I winner and earner of $2,182,398, will be retired following the upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships and be retired to Claiborne Farm for the 2016 breeding season.
- By Blood-Horse Staff
- Thoroughbred Breeding, Northeast Region, Kentucky, Southwest Region, West Region, Midwest Region, Southeast Region
BloodHorse.com is compiling a list of upcoming open house days showcasing stallions for the 2016 breeding season. These open house days will be added to the list below as they are received.
United States Representative Andy Barr of Kentucky has reintroduced two bills that would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to benefit racehorse owners.
The 30th anniversary of the Jim McKay Maryland Million will be celebrated Oct. 17 at Laurel Park with the running of nine stakes, which attracted a total of 155 nominations.
Circumference, a 3-year-old colt by Galileo, will stand at Milky Way Farm in Temecula, Calif., in 2016 for a fee of $3,000 live foal guarantee.
Bloodroot's title as the inaugural Kentucky Broodmare of the Year added one of the last of many laurels to the career of her breeder Edward Riley Bradley, who died in August 1946.
Race Day, a multiple graded stakes winner in 2015 by leading sire Tapit, will stand at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in 2016 and participate in the farm's Share The Upside program.
The grade I-winning son of Speightstown will stand in New York for $7,500 live foal.
Normandy Invasion, a multiple graded stakes-placed son of Tapit, has been retired. He ran fourth in Orb's 2013 Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
Tattersalls October Yearling Sale Book 1 continued in robust fashion Wednesday, Oct. 7 with four lots topping the 1 million guineas ($1,606,500) mark.
As he prepares to return to Kentucky, review a selection of successful offspring by Empire Maker. View Slideshow
Millionaire son of City Zip will stand for $7,500 as part of the farm's "Share the Upside" program. His one-time stud fee will be $6,000.
Spendthrift Farm confirmed Oct. 5 it is moving Court Vision and Victor's Cry from Ontario back to its Central Kentucky farm for the 2016 breeding season.
Sired by half brothers and out of full sisters, Ah Day and Ben's Cat share three of their four grandparents, and the differences between them may have a lot to do with that quarter they don't share.
Agent Emmanuel de Seroux discusses deal
Stonestreet Stables' leading sprinter Rock Fall, winner of the $400,000 Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Belmont Park, will stand alongside his sire Speightstown at WinStar Farm when he retires at the conclusion of 2015.
Multiple graded stakes winner Senor Swinger will relocate to La Mancha Farm in Ocala, Fla,. for the 2016 breeding season, as property of Michael V. Laurato.
Keeneland has cataloged 4,476 horses for its 2015 November breeding stock sale, which will be held Nov. 2-13 and begin two days after the track hosts the Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time.
After five years in Japan, Empire Maker is returning to Kentucky to stand at Gainesway, farm president Antony Beck confirmed Sept. 29. The stallion was purchased in partnership with Don Alberto Corp.
The Japan Bloodstock Breeders' Association has purchased the grade I-winning son of Giant's Causeway from Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings.
Soaring Softly, champion turf female and winner of the inaugural Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), died Sept. 29 after a paddock acccident at Darby Dan Farm.
- By Blood-Horse Staff
- Thoroughbred Breeding, International, Midwest Region, Northeast Region, West Region
Stallion Where's the Ring will return east, this time to Ontario's Colebrook Farm Stallion Station, for the 2016 season.
No decision yet on whether the 2014 champion will be sold at Keeneland November.
Micromanage, a grade III-winning son of Medaglia d'Oro, will stand at Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y., beginning in 2016. His initial fee will be $5,000.
Kaleem Shah's Bayern, winner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has officially been retired following his third-place finish as the 6-5 favorite in the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.
New Zealand sire No Excuse Needed was fatally injured in a paddock accident Sept. 25, Wakaito Stud announced. He was 17.
Plans to retire 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern are still to be determined following the colt's third-place finish as the 6-5 favorite in the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.
Breed-shaping New Zealand sire Zabeel has died at the age of 29.
Topped by a $170,000 colt by first-crop sire The Factor, the Keeneland September yearling sale's 11th session posted gains as the auction continued to stay in positive territory overall.
Super Saver represents the male line of 1969 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Majestic Prince, a branch of the Raise a Native sire line that has been overshadowed by the much more numerous Mr. Prospector tribe.
Murphy Farm Hay and Feed Company of Louisburg, N.C., has initiated a voluntary limited recall of alfalfa hay because of potential blister beetle contamination following the deaths of six horses.
Keeneland's September yearling sale wrapped up its one-day Book 5 session Sept. 24 in Lexington with similar figures to last year's Book 5, and overall figures are still rolling ahead of last year's returns.
Brazilian group I winner Holding Glory will enter stud in 2016 at Nicks Farm in Sellersburg, Ind.
The millionaire son of Lion Heart is a grade II winner that also placed in 10 other graded stakes.
Sky Kingdom, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of successful sire Empire Maker, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2016 breeding season at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington for a $5,000 fee.
Skylord picked up his first winner as a sire when Cindy Patrick's Check Or a Wreck drew off in the stretch of a maiden-optional claiming race for 2-year-old Indiana-bred fillies sired by registered Indiana stallions Sept. 22.
Kildangan Stud resident Vale of York, winner of the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has been sold to Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, which will stand him at Haras des Faunes in France.
British stallion Compton Place, whose best offspring include two-time Nunthorpe (Eng-I) winner Borderlescott, has died at the age of 21 after suffering a severe bout of colic.
Cyber Secret, winner of the 2013 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for Charles Cella, will move from Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla., to Dr. Linda Robbins' Starfish Stables near Hot Springs, Ark., for the 2016 breeding season.
Millionaire Smart Bid, a two-time graded stakes-winning son of Smart Strike, has been relocated to stand the 2016 breeding season at Milky Way Farm near Temecula, Calif., for a fee of $3,500.
Thomas J. Young has acquired grade III winner Cigar Street and will stand him at stud in 2016 at his Sandringham Farm in Bourbon County, Ky.
An unexpectedly fierce bidding war for a Quality Road colt produced a $710,000 session-topping price Sunday to open the Keeneland September yearling sale's Book 3 at a session that otherwise underperformed.
The Keeneland September yearling sale closed out its two Book 2 sessions Saturday night in Lexington with a $485,000 Mineshaft colt session-topper and across-the-board gains as compared with last year's Book 2 portion.
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