Keyword: 2009

  • Yeats

    Haskin: Stayers Again Steal Ascot Show

    Someone asked me today to send them a link to the column I wrote five years ago about Yeats' record-breaking fourth Ascot Gold Cup victory. That got me thinking about this year's Gold Cup, which awakened those same feelings.

  • Stars of the Oaks: Rachel Alexandra

    The Blood-Horse and Glenye Cain Oakford visit with 2009 Kentucky Oaks winner Rachel Alexandra at Stonestreet Farm, including an update on her offspring.

  • Zenyatta earned $3,330,000 in 2009 to become the fourth filly or mare to top the leading earners list.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Girl Power: Females Rule 2009 Earnings List

    For the first time, female Thoroughbreds occupy the top two spots on the list of leading North American earners in 2009, according to final statistics released today by Equibase Company.

  • Hip #342; Storm 'n Indian, colt, Storm Cat - Fleet Indian by Indian Charlie, brought $2,050,000 to top the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sale Continues Downward Spiral

    Three seven-figure horses pumped up the excitement on the second day of the Keeneland September yearling sale, but they didn't provide a big enough boost to end the discouraging slump in the auction's key business figures.

  • Big Brown won the Florida Derby in 2008.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Gulfstream Cuts Florida Derby Purse

    The $750,000 Florida Derby (gr. I) for 3-year-olds on March 28 will be the premier event of Gulfstream Park's 66th meeting, which begins Jan. 3 and concludes April 19.