Keyword: David Hager

  • KY Panel Continues to Look at Breeders' Fund

    A panel of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission looking into possible changes in the state's breeders' incentive fund met again Nov. 22 and discussed various options but came to no solid conclusions.

  • Ready's Image's First Foal

    Ready's Image's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 24 at David Hager II's Idle Hour Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Tom Thornbury, Keeneland's associate director of sales.

    Keeneland Jan. Sale Could Be 'Pretty Decent'

    Breeders and consignors saw a little light at the end of a long, dark financial tunnel during last November's Keeneland sale, and they're hoping the glimmer will get a little brighter during Keeneland's January auction.

  • David Hager

    Hager Named 2009 KY Farm Manager of the Year

    David Hager, owner of Idle Hour Farm near Paris, Ky., and an active supporter of the Kentucky Thoroughbred industry for many years, has been named Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club Farm Manager of the Year for 2009. Hager will be honored at the annual KTFMC dinner Oct. 16 at The Red Mile in Lexington.

  • Yearling inspection at the 2008 Keeneland September sale.

    Keeneland a Big Test for Yearling Market

    It's crunch time for North America's Thoroughbred yearling market, which faces its biggest test when the Keeneland September sale gets under way. There are more horses cataloged than ever before, 5,555, and they will be offered over 15 sessions beginning Sept. 8 in Lexington.

  • Fletcher Distributes First Breeders' Incentive Fund Check

    Just days before the Run for the Roses, Gov. Ernie Fletcher made a trip to Churchill Downs to present the first Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund check. The recipients were Mike and Jeanne Owens, owners of Kentucky-bred Sinister Minister, winner of the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 15.

  • RNAs Drop at Fasig-Tipton, But So Do Gross and Average

    After setting a record gross last year, Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's December mixed sale rebounded in the number of horses bought back but fell drastically in gross, average, and median as the public auction market of 2003 comes to an end.