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  • War Front Colt Tops Early Part of FTK Sale

    A colt from the first crop sired by grade II winner War Front was purchased by Steven W. Young for $180,000 as the top-priced offering during the first half of Day 1 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale in Lexington.

  • Grade II Winner Quest's First Winner

    Grade II winner Quest was represented by his first winner when his daughter Rattlin Gyspy won by 5 3/4 lengths June 18 at Arlington Park.

  • Slots, Indian Gaming on Florida Agenda

    The Florida Legislature will begin its annual two-month session on March 3, with the state's Thoroughbred tracks and other pari-mutuels seeking changes in a gaming compact that Gov. Charlie Crist and the Seminole Tribe of Florida signed in 2007.

  • Florida Stallion Stakes Series Revamped

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, in conjunction with Florida stallion owners, have announced an agreement with the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and Churchill Downs Inc., which will bring significant changes to juvenile racing at Calder Race Course this year.

  • Ban on Steroids, Toe Grabs Recommended

    The Thoroughbred Safety Committee announced June 17 that it is recommending the elimination of steroids in race training and racing, a ban on toe grabs, and a series of whip-related reforms, all aimed at improving safety and integrity in Thoroughbred racing.

  • Grade I Winner Nine Keys Dead

    Nine Keys, one of the top racemares of 1994, was euthanized March 22 because of foaling complications.

  • Strodes Creek finished 2nd in the 1994 Kentucky Derby.

    Derby Runner-Up Strodes Creek Dead

    Strokes Creek, who placed in both the 1994 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I), was euthanized after breaking a leg in a paddock accident in South Korea.

  • War Pass will make his 3-year debut when he runs in a $60,000 allowance event at Gulfstream Park Feb. 24.

    War Pass Heads Feb. 24 Allowance

    Robert LaPenta's Eclipse Award-winning War Pass, champion 2-year-old in 2007, will make his first start since an emphatic victory in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) when he runs in a $60,000 allowance event at Gulfstream Park Feb. 24.

  • Wagon Limit

    Wagon Limit to Louisiana

    Wagon Limit, sire of grade I winner Silver Wagon, will stand the 2008 season at Moon Lake Equine Center near Elm Grove, La.

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    Lane's End to Stand War Pass

    Undefeated War Pass, winner of the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and the favorite for divisional championship honors, will stand at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., upon his retirement from racing.

  • Gato Del Sol: One Good Cat

    Gato Del Sol, the 1982 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up who died Aug. 7, not only boasted a Hall of Fame sire in Cougar II, but a female family from which many fine runners descend.

  • Gato Del Sol with Staci Hancock.

    Gato Del Sol Dead

    Gato Del Sol, who won the 1982 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) as a homebred for Arthur B. Hancock III and Leone J. Peters, was euthanized Aug. 7.

  • Updates to Newmarket's 'July Course' Complete

    Lisa Hancock, managing director of Newmarket Racecourses in England, unveiled a £10-million redevelopment of the historic July Course June 11, which involved extending the area for racegoers at the back of stands and improving facilities without hopefully changing the unique ambience.

  • Kentucky Stallion Menifee to Korea

    Menifee, who ran second in both the 1999 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been sold to the Korean Racing Association to continue his stallion career.

  • TOBA Survey Calls for More Disclosure

    More than two-thirds of respondents to a Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association survey of auction buyers indicated they are less likely to purchase a horse that has undergone a surgical procedure prior to being sold.

  • Saratoga Diary: Pointer Sisters Play for Good Cause

    Equine Advocates, an organization founded by Susan Wagner a decade ago to make certain that horses received protection from slaughter, abuse and abandonment, honored Staci and Arthur Hancock at its annual fund-raiser on Thursday night.

  • Two Retired Horses Go Home Under TRF Program

    Two retired Thoroughbreds are among the first Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation horses set to return to their birthplaces under a TRF initiative to include breeders in the care and expenditures involved in taking care of the more than 1,300 retired horses under the organization's care.

  • Shoppingwithbetty romps with Smarty Jones' first foal.

    Smarty Jones' First Foal Arrives

    The first foal by dual classic winner Smarty Jones arrived shortly after midnight Jan 10 at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Burnish Relishes Slop in Miss Preakness

    Burnish, who liked the sloppy surface at Keeneland in her last start, also enjoyed the off going Friday at Pimlico, splashing home to win the $100,000 Miss Preakness (gr. III) under Rafael Bejarano.

  • Robert W. Jeans, Buckpasser's Groom, Dead

    Robert W. "Bobby" Jeans, who was the groom for the great Buckpasser and other top runners for Hall of Fame trainer Eddie Neloy, died April 15 of natural causes.

  • Grade II Winner Quest Retired to Stone Farm

    Quest, a homebred grade II winner for Arthur B. Hancock III and Gerald Healy, has been retired from racing and will stand at Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky.

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    Devil's Bag Dies at Age 24

    Claiborne Farm stallion Devil's Bag, the sire of 43 stakes winners, was euthanized Thursday morning after being injured in his stall at the Paris, Ky. farm. The son of Halo was 24.

  • Panel Stresses Benefits of Racing to Regulators

    Despite divergent agendas, a blue ribbon panel from the Thoroughbred industry spoke to state lawmakers at the annual meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Duck Key, Fla., Jan. 15.

  • Grade II Winner Sintra Dead

    Sintra, a grade II winner and winner of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland, died in mid-October at Rae Eastwood's Indian Creek near Georgetown, Ky.

  • Grade II Winner During to Claiborne

    During, a three-time grade II winner, will stand at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., following the planned conclusion of his racing career at the end of the year.

  • Grade I Winner Stroll Retired

    Grade I winner Stroll, one of the most successful middle distance turf runners the past two years, will enter stud at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky. His fee is $7,500 live foal.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, 2000 Kentucky Derby winner bred by Stone Farm-Stonerside partnership.

    Stonerside-Stone Farm Breeding Partnership to Dissolve

    One of the most successful breeding partnerships of recent times is ending. Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm and Robert and Janice McNair's Stonerside Farm, which bred 2000 Kentucky Derby winner (gr. I) Fusaichi Pegasus, are selling five mares they own together during the Keeneland November auction.

  • Yell a One-Turn Surprise

    A quick look at her pedigree suggests that Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Yell should be able to run and thrive at racing's most demanding distances. However, it is the 3-year-old filly's success around one turn that has made her the morning-line favorite for Saturday's 18th running of the $200,000 Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II).

  • Graded Winner Owsley Retired

    Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm announced the retirement of homebred grade II winner Owsley from racing.

  • Breeders' Cup Winner Lure Returned to Claiborne and Pensioned

    Lure, a two-time Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner whose fertility problems at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., resulted in the farm cashing in an insurance claim, has been returned to the historic farm to live out his final days.

  • Azeri, shown winning the 2002 running of the Clement L. Hirsch Handicap, carries on the legacy of breeder Allen Paulson.

    Paulson Legacy Lives On at Breeders' Cup

    Allen Paulson died in July of 2000, but the legacy of his breeding successes continues. Paulson, the leading breeder of Breeders' Cup horses by earnings, will be represented by two runners Saturday at Arlington Park in the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled

    Unbridled Has Rocky Weekend in Recovery

    Claiborne Farm manager Gus Koch said Unbridled, who underwent two surgeries within a week, had a "rocky" weekend but is a good patient who is battling hard to recover from his operations and subsequent complications.

  • State of the Breed at KTFMC

    Seth Hancock, Alan Porter, John Veitch, and Ric Waldman are constantly asked for their opinions on Thoroughbreds and breeding. On March 6 they shared those opinions with the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club in Lexington. About 280 members and their guests listened to the visitors and panel moderator Ed Bowen.

  • Stakes Winning Mare Bella Chiarra Retired

    Bella Chiarra, a multiple stakes winner for Jack Mandato, was retired from racing due to a broken splint bone she is believed to have sustained when running ninth in the Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf Handicap on Sept. 23 at Kentucky Downs.