Keyword: foals

  • Princesspatseattle and her Honorable Dillon foal.

    Meet the Rare White Foal at Rockridge Stud

    Rockridge Stud celebrated a remarkable new arrival on Jan. 24 when Pincesspatseattle foaled a rare white Thoroughbred colt. America's Best Racing took a trip to the New York farm to meet the son of Honorable Dillon.

  • 2014 Report of Thoroughbred Mares Bred

    The 2014 Thoroughbred Mares Bred Report shows what stallions approximately 34,540 North American mares were bred to in 2014 as reported to The Jockey Club. The statistics reported include about 90% of actual mares bred.

  • 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.

  • Class Dismissed - By Richard Zwirn

    While Avalyn Hunter takes a rather hopeful view on whether high-class racemares make the best producers in her piece "From Fame to Foals" (The Blood-Horse of Feb. 12, page 390 ), sad to say, I am a bit more skeptical.

  • Feb. 1 Deadline to Make Attempt to Name Foals

    The Jockey Club announced Dec. 23 that it has published on the registry's Web site a list of 40,263 names released from active use to aid owners and breeders make a a valid attempt to name foals of 2008 by Feb. 1.

  • Japanese Sale Has 161 Yearlings, 336 Foals

    The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 161 yearlings and 336 foals for its July select sale. The auction will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the island of Hokkaido, with the yearlings being offered July 13 and the foals being offered July 14-15.

  • JRHA Sale Set for July 14-16

    The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 162 yearlings and 335 foals for its July select sale, which will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Tatts Starts Foal Sale Nov. 27

    Tattersalls' December sale - which began with a yearling session - continues Nov. 27 with the five-day foal sale followed by four days of breeding stock, starting Dec. 3.

  • Eligibility Rules Revised for Pennsylvania-Breds

    The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has announced that effective with foals born in 2007 and thereafter, eligibility criteria for Pennsylvania-bred registration with the Pennsylvania Breeding Fund program have been revised.

  • JRHA Adding Yearlings to July Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) has announced a new format for the July select sale next year that will include yearlings along with foals.

  • Jockey Club Rule Changed; Inspections Possible of Early Foals

    The Jockey Club has announced a change in its Stud Book rules that will permit representatives of the organization to physically inspect horses. According to a release, the rule change was made to insure the accurate foaling date of foals listed as born right after the first of the year.

  • Dan Liebman<br>Executive Editor

    Maryland Oh Maryland

    <i>by Dan Liebman</i> -- In a feature story in last week's issue of <i>The Blood-Horse</i>, Airdrie Stud owner and former Kentucky governor Brereton C. Jones said he is personally against slot machines. If truth be told, there probably isn't a single horse breeder who actually hoped the day would come when slots would be necessary for the survival of racing.

  • Tale of the Cat, leads all sires by number of 2004 foals.

    Live Foal Report: 36,274 Foals of '04

    The Jockey Club released its Live Foal Report Thursday afternoon, and reports that 4,203 stallions covered 63,154 mares in North America during 2003, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 9. These coverings have resulted in 36,274 foals of 2004 being reported to The Jockey Club.

  • Foal Reduction Slows, But Percentage Still High

    The rate of reduction in foal losses in Kentucky is slowing, but it is still staggering. The latest figures from The Jockey Club show 32.4 percent less foals dropped in Kentucky this year through April 3 compared with a year ago.

  • Kentucky-Breds Down 43 Percent So Far

    For the first 64 days of the year, The Jockey Club has reported a significant drop in the number of Kentucky-bred foals. The decline was expected as a direct correlation to mare reproductive loss syndrome.