Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

  • First Foal by Harlington Is a Filly

    The first reported foal by grade II winner Harlington is a filly born Jan. 20 at Curraghmore Farm near Waterdown, Ontario, Canada.

  • Spring At Last's First Foal

    The first reported offspring by grade I winner Spring At Last is a filly born Jan. 19 at Thomas Young's Sandringham Farm near Georgetown, Ky.

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    La Ville Rouge Aborted for 2010

    One day after Barbaro's full brother Lentenor broke his maiden in impressive fashion, the connections announced that La Ville Rouge, the dam of both horses, aborted her 2010 foal.

  • Dancing Forever

    Dancing Forever to India

    Dancing Forever, one of the leading turf runners of 2008, has been sold to stand at stud at Nirmal Ruia's Hazara Stud near New Delhi, India.

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    International Pedigree That's Pretty Unusual

    It's unusual for a runner to cross the finish line before a champion, unusual for any horse to have ancestors from 6 nations in her 3rd generation, and definitely Pretty Unusual to fit both of these descriptions.

  • Raven's Pass Sires First Foal

    The first reported foal by Breeders' Cup winner Raven's Pass is a filly born Jan. 12 at Woodpark Stud in Co. Meath, Ireland.

  • First Foal Born at Pauls Mill

    A Bernardini filly foaled Jan. 19 is the first horse born at Paul Mills near Versailles, Ky., since Ben P. Walden Jr. and his wife, Elaine, purchased the farm in 2008.

  • 2010 Stallion Gallery (VIDEO)

    Video gallery highlighting some of the top Thoroughbred sires for 2010. Featuring 28 different stallions.

  • Stakes Winner Angliana to Stand at Eureka

    New York stakes winner Angliana has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Mike Grossman's Eureka Thoroughbred Farm near Fredericksburg, Texas.

  • Stallion Show for Sequel Stallions

    The four Sequel stallions -- Freud, Hook and Ladder, Noonmark, and Read the Footnotes -- will be shown Saturday, Jan. 23, at Keane Stud near Amenia, N.Y.

  • Einstein won 5 grade I races, including the 2009 Santa Anita Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Einstein to Stand for $7,500

    Einstein, an Eclipse Award finalist in the older male category, will stand for $7,500 in 2010 at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Paris, Ky.

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    Grade I Winner In Summation to Ocala Stud

    Grade I winner In Summation, who set four track or course records, has been retired from racing and will stand at J. Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Antique Auction and her 2010 filly, one of the last foals sired by pensioned stallion Theatrical.

    First of the Last Two Theatrical Foals Born

    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.

  • Buddha to Stand in Argentina

    Grade I winner Buddha has been sold to a syndicate to stand at Nestor Otero's Haras Dilu in Argentina.

  • Neko Bay flies home late under Mike Smith to win the San Pasqual. 
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    Neko Bay Tallies Stallion Credentials

    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.

  • Grand Minstrel to Menoken in Colorado

    Stakes winner Grand Minstrel has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Linda Wood's Menoken Farms near Montrose, Colo.

  • J Be K to Vinery in Florida

    New York grade II winner J Be K will stand at Tom Simon's Vinery near Summerfield, Fla., for $3,000 stands and nurses.

  • Student Council

    First Foal for Student Council

    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 with her 1996 filly.

    Top Broodmare Amelia Bearhart Dead

    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.

  • Richland Hills Announces Stud Fees

    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.

  • Fly by Phil outlasted Lost Aptitude to take the Tropical Park Derby.

    Fly By Phil Scores Big Win for 2nd-Year Sire

    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.