Keyword: breeders

  • Songbird wins the 136th running of The Alabama at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 20, 2016 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  Photo by Skip Dickstein

    The Week in Photos for 8/23/2016

    TVG Pacific Classic, Alabama, Fourstardave, Breeders', Del Mar Oaks, Lake Placid, Del Mar Handicap, Adirondack, Del Mar Mile, Monmouth Oaks, Cliff Hanger, and more.

  • Lucy Bassett

    Breeder Lucy Bassett Dies at 87

    Lucy Gay Bassett, wife of James E. "Ted" Bassett, died May 1 at 87. She owned Lanark Farm in Woodford Co., Kentucky, and bred Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) winner Adoration.

  • Foal at Haras Lacala in Uruguay, South America, January 2015.

    On the Way In Uruguay

    Breeders hope imported stallions will improve stock. Read the full feature in the March 7, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

  • Owners, Breeders to be Honored at TOBA Dinner

    Achievements of Thoroughbred owners in the four major North American racing regions and breeders in 22 states and Canada will be honored at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's annual National Awards Dinner.

  • Intense Holiday

    Intense Holiday Lived to be Rising Star

    If you can imagine those parental feelings of pride a breeder gets watching their foals develop into tough, finely chiseled athletes, try to take it one step farther when a foal narrowly escapes death.

  • First CBA Seminar Called a Success

    The reasons to scope yearlings and significant findings in radiographs were among the major topics covered at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association educational seminar at Keeneland Feb. 4.

  • AHC Seeks Industry Input on Equine Study

    The American Horse Council is asking its member organizations, their members, and the entire horse community to help in the drafting of the 2015 National Animal Health Monitoring System Equine Study.

  • Sellers' Profits Up at Keeneland Sept. Sale

    Stories about Thoroughbred auctions focus a lot on key business figures such as gross, average price, and median price. But for sellers, the most important numbers are the ones that show whether or not they made a profit.

  • Pope: Reward Horses Generating Handle

    Thoroughbred industry marketer Fred Pope outlines a plan to reward the owners of the most popular horses with bonus purse money.

  • Good-Bye Mom and Pop?

    The financial drain is becoming too large for small commercial Thoroughbred breeders to handle.

  • Hammer Time: Breeders Have Done Their Job

    Breeders have done a good job cutting the numbers of horses that they breed and reducing the stud fees of stallions. Now, some other things have to happen for the Thoroughbred industry to get out of its slump.

  • WV '10-10-10 Program' Bill Signed Into Law

    West Virginia racing's "10-10-10 program," which offers purse supplements to in-state Thoroughbred owners, as well as breeders and stallion owners, will return under legislation signed into law April 2 by Gov. Joe Manchin.

  • Status Quo, 'Welfare' Mentality Big Threats

    If the horseracing industry fails to make voluntary changes it has resisted for decades, the only things that may save it from doom are involuntary changes brought on by forces in the gambling and entertainment marketplace, officials said Oct. 13.

  • Breeders' Cup Launches Specialized Web Site

    The Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 16 the launch of BreedersCup360, a specialized Web site focused on all aspects related to wagering on the Breeders' Cup. The site, www.breederscup360.com, places a particular focus on the international competitors who are not as well known to many U.S.-based horseplayers.

  • Marble Cliff

    Licenses, Penalties Sought for Breeders

    Ohio Thoroughbred breeders would be licensed by the state for a fee each year and face serious penalties -- including a suspension of up to 10 years -- should they violate rules governing registration of state-bred horses under regulations proposed by the Ohio State Racing Commission.

  • Breeders' Cup Reverses; Will Fund Stakes

    Five days after it announced it was suspending its North American Stakes program, Breeders' Cup apparently has reversed itself and decided to fund the program for 2009, according to two members of its board.

  • State Breeders Honored for Dedication

    They all have stories to tell. And it's those stories that brought them together the evening of Sept. 5 to be honored at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association dinner recognizing breeders in various states.

  • Dr. Steve Allday addressed the April 2 Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club meeting at Keeneland.

    Allday Addresses Farm Managers' Club

    Dr. Steve Allday urged small breeding operations to create and maintain lines of communication with racetrack practitioners in comments made during the April 2 Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club meeting at Keeneland.

  • King of the Roxy, a grade II winner last year, was voted Ohio horse of the year for 2007.

    Success Despite Tough Times in Ohio

    Grade II winner King of the Roxy, the 2007 Ohio horse of the year, shows that struggling Ohio breeders aren't through trying to find success with the competitive forces against them.

  • Dan Liebman: Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: By the Numbers

    <i>By - Dan Liebman</i> - Usually, if sales of young horses are up, so too are sales of broodmares and broodmare prospects. As this issue devoted to the auction market shows, 2007 was a bit different.

  • Campbell New President of FTBOA

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has elected Gilbert Campbell president and board chairman.