Thoroughbred Breeding

Thoroughbred stallion and farm news plus pedigree analysis

  • Peppers Pride<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D7859862%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Peppers Pride Bred to Distorted Humor

    Peppers Pride, who holds the modern-day American record for consecutive wins, was bred March 27 to WinStar stallion Distorted Humor.

  • Sunland Derby winner Endorsement

    Endorsement Earns Derby Nod with Sunland Win

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Distorted Humor again figures in Triple Crown hopes as son Endorsement enters the Derby picture in the newly-graded Sunland Derby.

  • Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard

    Clement, Sheppard to Speak at KTFMC Meeting

    KTFMC meeting will feature leading trainers Christophe Clement and Jonathan Sheppard. Clement is the conditioner of champion Gio Ponti, and Sheppard trained Breeders' Cup winners Forever Together and Informed Decision.

  • Mastercraftsman to Windsor Park

    European champion Mastercraftsman, who stands at stud at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland, will stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Windsor Park Stud in New Zealand.

  • Line On Linebreeding

    INSIDE PEDIGREES, by Les Brinsfield<BR/>The concept reduces genetic variance and increases odds of predictability.

  • Mares in Foal to Chestertown Slew, Jagerman

    Stakes winner My Pride n Joy is the first mare in foal to Jagerman (Fusaichi Pegasus -- Lost the Code, by Lost Code) and Rachele R's Angel is the first mare in foal to Chestertown Slew (Seattle Slew -- Hansel's Girl, by Hansel).

  • Poll: MarketWatch Broodmare of the Year

    When you finish reading the free download, we're sure you will have formed your own opinion about which mare is most deserving of the MarketWatch Broodmare of the Year title.

  • Exchange Rate to Shuttle to Argentina

    Exchange Rate, who stands at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., will shuttle to Argentina to stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Alberto and Renata Stein's Haras La Leyenda.

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    Ice Box Turns Up Heat on Derby Trail

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />By one of the hottest sires in American and out of a stamina-oriented mare, Ice Box has bloodlines that indicate he's a smart pedigree pick for the Triple Crown races.

  • Mancini to Swifty Farms in Indiana

    Mancini, a half-brother to major sire Unbridled's Song, has been moved to Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.

  • With Distinction Sires First Winner

    Graded stakes winner With Distinction came through with his first winner when his daughter The Henry's Cat won March 5 at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico in her initial start.

  • Holy Roman Emperor Sires First Winner

    First-crop stallion Holy Roman Emperor, a French champion and Irish group I winner, sired his first winner when his son High Award won the first race for 2-year-olds in England and Ireland this year.

  • Seattle Fitz

    Seattle Fitz Sold to Argentine Farm

    Grade II winner Seattle Fitz has been purchased by Juan Carlos Bago's Haras Firmamento from Central Kentucky horseman Douglas Arnold for stallion duty in Argentina.

  • Buzzards Bay

    Buzzards Bay Sires First Foal

    The first reported foal by grade I winner Buzzards Bay is a filly born March 11 at Timber Ridge Farm near Felton, Pa.

  • Singspiel Experiences Fertility Problems

    Darley stallion Singspiel has experienced fertility problems since the commencement of the 2010 breeding season that are thought to be linked to a brief illness he suffered in January, according to a release from the farm.

  • Erlton, Entepreneur to All Star

    Stakes winners Erlton and Entepreneur will stand at Jack Hebert's All Star Thoroughbreds near Sulphur, La.

  • Tampa Bay Derby winner Odysseus

    Odysseus Journeys to Churchill Downs

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />The Malibu Moon colt Odysseus embarked on what what might be an epic lead-in to a 2010 Triple Crown campaign when he captured the recent Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III).

  • La Troienne

    Power of La Troienne

    INSIDE PEDIGREES, by Les Brinsfield<BR/>La Troienne is the best mare in American pedigrees since going into production.

  • First Mare in Foal to Monba

    The first mare in foal to grade I winner Monba is Hanna's Fury, a winning half-sister to two stakes winners.

  • Einstein Gets First Mare in Foal

    The first mare in foal to grade I winner Einstein is Lantern Hill Farm's Lever To Heaven, an Irish-bred, stakes-placed mare by Bluebird.

  • First Winner by Weeping Willow

    Weeping Willow was represented by his first winner when his 2-year-old son Aly Weeping led all the way to win by 1 1/4 lengths March 9 at Sunland Park in his first start.

  • Straight Talking to Elloree Training

    Straight Talking, a 4-year-old son of Dixieland Band, will enter stud at Franklin G. Smith's Elloree Training Center near Elloree, S.C.

  • Porter on Pedigrees: Rachel Alexandra

    Rachel Alexandra is from the first crop of the El Prado (IRE) stallion Medaglia d'Oro, who is promising to extend an American branch of the line Sadler's Wells.

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    Awesome Act Sets Up Family Showdown

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />From a separate branch of the Almahmoud family than fellow Triple Crown hopeful Eskendereya comes Awesome Act, who powered into consideration with an easy Gotham Stakes win.