Keyword: David Hayden

  • Maryland Task Force Faces Uphill Climb

    A task force recently formed to address the struggling Maryland Thoroughbred breeding industry suggested several measures Tuesday to reverse steep declines.

  • Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer

    Hollendorfer, 3 Fillies Make Hall of Fame

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, along with top fillies Open Mind, Safely Kept, and Sky Beauty form the Class of 2011 for the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Aug. 12.

  • Safely Kept (right) defeated Dayjur in the 1990 Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Champion Safely Kept Pensioned

    Safely Kept, a champion sprinter and Breeders' Cup winner on the racetrack and later a multiple stakes producer, has been pensioned from broodmare duties.

  • David Hayden

    Hayden to Commercial Breeders: Change or Die

    David Hayden has a message for his fellow commercial breeders: "Change or die." The ability to be flexible during hard times, he said last week at the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington, is the key to survival. And Hayden, who plans to keep raising horses for many years to come, has looked at everything from production costs to where he will market his yearlings in an effort to remain profitable and avoid drowning in a sea of red ink.

  • Mark Taylor, Taylor Made Sales Agency

    September Talk: Reviewing Sale's First Week

    From the very beginning of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington, it was apparent that there would be a major correction in the market for young horses as key business figures suffered significant setbacks. Here are comments from auction participants during the first week of the sale.

  • KEEP Selects Scholarship Recipients

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project selected the winners of its new academic scholarships during a recent board meeting. Each winner will be awarded $1,000 toward their academic studies.

  • Numbers Rebound at Adena Springs Broodmare Auction

    Good food, lively conversation, and quality mares at reasonable prices punctuated the seventh annual Adena Springs Broodmare Auction held Nov. 6 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington.

  • Thoroughbred Charities of America Grants Exceed $1-million

    The board of directors of the Thoroughbred Charities of America approved grants exceeding $1,027,250 at its annual board meeting on May 31. Grants of $910,650 will be made immediately with an additional $116,600 held in reserve to be distributed as needed. Fiscal 2003 represents the third consecutive year TCA has approved grants totaling seven figures.