Godolphin broodmare Cara Rafaela, the dam of Darley stallion Bernardini, has been euthanized due to the infirmities of old age according to a Dec. 30 release from Darley. She was 23.
The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders board of directors Feb. 5 released the nominees for 2015 KTA/KTOB Kentucky-bred champions and Broodmare of the Year.
Donald Sucher, who twice bred once-in-a-lifetime fillies in Racing Hall of Fame members Winning Colors and Chris Evert, died Feb. 15 in Georgetown, Ky. He was 89.
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.
Given that much of our discussion and analysis goes to sires - leading sires, new sires, broodmare sires, undervalued sires - the March issue of MarketWatch is our opportunity to look more in depth at top producers Vote Now
Oatsee, a two-time grade I producer and the 2011 Broodmare of the Year, gave birth to a filly from the first crop of champion Frankel March 27 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will provide live streaming of the 28th Annual National Awards Dinner, to be held Sept. 6. The live stream will be available on bloodhorse.com
Enchanting Lisa, a 3-year-old half sister to Horse of the Year Wise Dan, won her debut June 12 in a romp over a maiden special weight field on the synthetic track at Presque Isle Downs.
Will it be Easter Bunnette, dam of Havre de Grace? Oatsee, dam of Shackleford? Vote for your choice today. Vote Now!
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Edward Evans was named the nation's top breeder for the second consecutive year, WinStar Farm was named the nation's top owner, and Rudy and Virginia Tarra were named the leading small breeder for 2010.
Each March, editors of The Blood-Horse MarketWatch review a list of the previous year's graded stakes-winning horses, identifying runners whose dams deserve special recognition as top producers. Vote Now!
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. Vote Now!
The Blood-Horse MarketWatch releases its top 10 Broodmare of the Year candidates.
Roxinho, a horse who won his biggest races in Brazil but is now in North America, was recently named Brazil's 2001 Horse of the Year by the Horse Racing Media Association of Parana.
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