Keyword: broodmares

  • The number of KTBIF-nominated mares has increased

    KTBIF Pays $10.5M in Awards; Mare Numbers Up

    The Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund paid out more than $10.5 million to eligible horses based on 2015 races, and the number of mares nominated to the program continues to increase.

  • Promotional Feature: Proper Care, Welfare

    Aside from the personal attention horses get at Forever Spring Farm, owners have the added benefit of an in-house nutritionist who stays on top of the changing needs of broodmares, weanlings, and yearlings.

  • Mares and Foals

    Changes Eyed for KY Breeders' Incentive Fund

    The Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund Advisory Committee has proposed amendments to regulations that would in part allow mares entered in public auctions outside the state to leave for a period of time.

  • Fun House

    Fun House Named KY Broodmare of the Year

    Fun House was named Kentucky broodmare of the year for owner Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC, which took home four awards at the April 16 Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Kentucky-bred champions awards luncheon.

  • Calumet Farm foundation mare Blue Delight

    Preparing for Breeding Season

    Preparation for the breeding season always begins with an honest assessment of the mare -- not just her pedigree, conformation, and race record, but her status as an individual.

  • Keeneland November Sale: Duncan Taylor

    Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made Sales Agency discusses the weanling and broodmare markets with Esther Marr. Duncan talks about early interest in foals and the growing interest in broodmares at the Keeneland Breeding Stock sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Fasig-Tipton November Sale 2013 Preview

    Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning talks about the quality of this year's November sale. Boyd talks about the broodmare and weanling market, explains the buzz at Breeders' Cup, and how the event energizes the industry.

  • OBS Fall Mixed Sale Has 688 Horses

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 688 horses for its two-day fall mixed sale in Central Florida. There will be a consignor preferred session Oct. 12 with 290 lots, and it will be followed by an open session Oct. 13. Selling will begin on both days at 10:30 a.m. (EDT).

  • SITA Will Clarify Policy on Aged Mares

    The Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers (SITA) will clarify its policy on aged broodmares during its next meeting, according to a press release issued by the organization on July 10. Based on comments by Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland officials, there was confusion about the portion of the policy that addresses broodmares 18 years of age and older and whether the ban recommended by SITA concerns all broodmares of that age or only broodmares of that age that are not in foal.

  • Public Company Named in ClassicStar Suit

    A publicly-traded company with alleged ties to the parent company of ClassicStar is now a defendant in the consolidated federal civil action against the former broodmare lease operator and others.

  • F-T Texas Mixed Sale Has 221 Horses

    The Texas division of Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 221 horses for its mixed sale at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie Dec. 14. There are 142 in-foal mares or broodmare prospects, 44 weanlings, and 35 yearlings or horses of racing age listed in the book.

  • CBA Seeks Sale Horse Info Standards

    The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has developed a series of questionnaires that are designed to help standardize the pre-sale information that consignors gather from horse owners or their representatives.

  • Motion Seeks ClassicStar Liquidation

    A motion has been filed in a Kentucky federal court asking to convert the bankruptcy protection of former broodmare lease operator ClassicStar LLC from Chapter 11 business reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation.

  • Better than Honour will be bred back to A.P. Indy (pictured). Earlier this year, Better than Honour lost a foal by the stallion.

    Better Than Honour Back to A.P. Indy

    Better Than Honour, the dam of Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Rags to Riches and Jazil, will be bred back to A.P. Indy after losing an A.P. Indy colt earlier this year, according to Eric Guillot of Southern Equine Stables.

  • 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.

  • Plummers No Longer With ClassicStar

    ClassicStar, a venture that involves the leasing of mares, is continuing to operate after an announcement that David Plummer and his son, Spencer, are no longer associated with the outfit.

  • Buyers and sellers gather for record Keeneland sale of breeding stock.

    Early Ventures: Jump Start, Explicit shine among first-year weanling sires

    The weanling market exhibited strength throughout the Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November breeding stock sales, and that strength was not just concentrated at the top. As has been the trend the last few years, there was a premium attached to all levels of the younger sires, and that seemed to be more pronounced this season. That was good news for sellers loaded with weanlings from first-year sires.

  • Withallprobability and Daughter Die

    Graded stakes winner and stakes producer Withallprobability and her grade III-winning daughter With Ability died last month. Both were owned by Edward Evans Spring Hill Farm, near Casanova, Va.

  • Viviana, among a select group of mares with two group/grade I winners in same year.

    Blue Hens

    Broodmares represented by two grade/group I winners in the same year form an exclusive band.

  • MRLS-Related Advisory Prompted by Forecast

    Weather forecasts for the evening of April 24 in Central Kentucky have prompted University of Kentucky scientists to advise farm owners to temporarily restrict horses from eating pasture grass. The advisory is because of mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), which hit at this time last year after an unusual weather pattern.