Keyword: Becky Thomas

  • Grade II Winner Read the Footnotes' First Foal

    The first foal sired by grade II winner Read the Footnotes is a filly that arrived Jan. 14 at Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas' Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Read the Footnotes to Lakland North in New York

    Grade II winner Read the Footnotes, who began his stallion career in 2005 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions near Orange Lake, Fla., will stand the 2006 season at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Bwana Charlie, winning the Amsterdam at Saratoga in 2004.

    Bwana Charlie to Sequel Stallions

    Bwana Charlie, a son of Indian Charlie out of the Halo mare Shahalo, will enter stud at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in Orange Lake, Fla. in 2006. He will stand for $6,500 live foal.

  • One Nice Cat to Stand at Sequel Stallions

    One Nice Cat, a stakes winning son of Storm Cat out of champion Jewel Princess, has been retired and will stand in 2006 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions near Orange Lake, Fla.

  • Closing Argument

    Closing Argument Retired, to Stand in Florida

    Closing Argument, the 2005 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty for the 2006 breeding season at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in Ocala, Florida.

  • Heckle to Stand at Sequel in Florida

    Graded stakes winner Heckle has been bought by Dennis Narlinger's JMJ Racing and the partnership of Becky Thomas and Lewis Lakin from Dogwood Stable (Cot Campbell, president) for stallion duty.

  • Inaugural NYBSC Yearling Sale Has Good Business; $150,000 filly

    A good-sized crowd of local breeders and owners, pinhookers, and curiosity seekers showed up for the first session of the inaugural New York Breeders' Sales Co.'s yearling sale Thursday night. The sale, which had a county fair-like atmosphere, was conducted under blue-and-white-striped tents at the Yaddo show grounds near Saratoga Race Course.

  • Freud Sires First Winner

    Freud, an English group II-placed full brother to prominent stallion Giant's Causeway, was represented by his first winner when his daughter My Interpretation won a turf race Aug. 3 at Saratoga.

  • First Foal for Grade II Winner Dream Run

    The first foal sired by grade II winner Dream Run is a colt born Jan. 22 at Lewis and Brenda Lakin and Becky Thomas' Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Remsen Stakes winner as a 2-year old, Read the Footnotes retires at 3.

    Read the Footnotes to Sequel Stallions in Florida.

    Read the Footnotes, a three-time graded stakes winner who holds one of the highest Beyer Speed Figures of the year, has been retired from racing because of a knee problem and will enter stud at Sequel Stallions near Ocala, Fla.

  • New York Stallion Precise End to Japan

    Precise End, who ranks eighth on the national freshman sires list, has been sold to Japanese interests for stallion duty at Hidaka Stallion Station.

  • Records Tumble at Barretts May Sale

    The strong market for 2-year-olds in training continued with a record-breaking sale at Barretts' May sale of juveniles May 11. High water marks for average, median, and buy-back rates were eclipsed at the auction, conducted at the Hinds pavilion in Pomona California.

  • Hook and Ladder to Lakland North in New York

    Hook and Ladder, a graded stakes winner two separate seasons, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y., owned by Becky Thomas and Lewis and Brenda Lakin

  • Roar Filly Among Fastest Workers In OBS Under Tack Show

    A Roar filly named Reverberation zipped an eighth of a mile in :10 1/5, posting the fastest time for the distance Saturday during the first session of the final under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Cromartie Purchases Part of Silverleaf Property

    Bloodstock agent Bob Cromartie has purchased 260 acres of the former Silverleaf Farm near Orange Lake, Fla., from SLF Partners, the investment group that owns the nursery.

  • Stable Market: Non-Select Juvenile Sales in Review

    Non-select sales of 2-year-olds in training experienced declines in gross revenue, average price, and median price in 2002. Usually such negative trends are signs of poor economic health. But the losses tended to be minor, and were offset, in part, by a significant decrease in the buy-back rate. In the final analysis, the market for modest juvenile stock this year was fairly stable.

  • Giant's Causeway's Full Brother Freud to Stud at Lakland

    English group II stakes-placed Freud, a full brother to European champion Giant's Causeway, will enter stud for a fee of $5,000 live foal at Becky Thomas and Lewis and Brenda Lakin's Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Covered by a canopy of colorful trees, horses were shown prior to Keeneland's first October yearling sale.

    Quiet American Colt Sells For $105,000 At Keeneland

    A $105,000 Quiet American colt was the top seller as of 2 p.m. (EDT) Monday during the first session of the Keeneland October yearling sale. Consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent, he was purchased by Florida pinhooker Becky Thomas, who plans to resell him at an auction of 2-year-olds in training next year.

  • Keeneland's president and chief executive officer, Nick Nicholson

    Juvenile Sale Changes Possible

    Officials of the four major auction firms that sell 2-year-olds in training—Barretts, Fasig-Tipton, Keeneland, and Ocala Breeders' Sales Company (OBS)—all are considering changes in their formats for under tack shows.