Keyword: JBBA

  • Charismatic at Old Friends on Dec. 12, 2016, near Georgetown, Ky.

    Charismatic Settles Into Old Friends

    As 1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic adjusts to his new life at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky., the farm's founder Michael Blowen is already planning the next group of arrivals from Japan.

  • Silver Charm arrives at Old Friends Farm Dec. 2, 2014.

    Michael Blowen on Silver Charm's Return

    Listen to Old Friends founder Michael Blowen as newly returned Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm greets fans Dec. 2. The 20-year-old champion returned to the U.S. after standing in Japan.

  • Summer Bird

    Summer Bird Sold, to Stand in Japan

    Summer Bird, a three-time grade I winner and champion 3-year-old of 2009, has been purchased by the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association and will take up stud duty in Japan, WinStar Farm announced Nov. 13.

  • Came Home relocates from Lane's End in Kentucky to Japan for 2008.

    Came Home Headed to Japan

    William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm has announced a purchase agreement to relocate second-crop stallion Came Home to Japan.

  • Rock of Gibraltar to Return to Coolmore in Ireland

    Coolmore Stud has decided to return international champion Rock of Gibraltar to Ireland, a year after he was sent to Shizunai Stallion Station under a lease agreement with the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association,

  • JRA Buys English Champion David Junior

    The Japan Racing Association has bought English champion and group I winner David Junior to stand at the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association's Shizunai Stallion Station.

  • Coronado's Quest, was standing at stud in Japan at the time of his death.

    Former American Stallion Coronado's Quest Dies in Japan

    Coronado's Quest, one of the top 3-year-olds of his year and from the same female family as the great Ruffian, died March 8 from heart failure after covering a mare at the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association's Shizunai Stallion Station.

  • Coronado's Quest, going to stud in Japan.

    Claiborne Stallion Coronado's Quest Sold to Japan

    Claiborne Farm stallion Coronado's Quest, whose unbeaten daughter Society Selection won the Oct.4 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, has been sold to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association in a private transaction.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic to stand in Japan.

    Charismatic to Japan

    Horse of the Year Charismatic, who has stood since his retirement at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., has been sold to the Japan Racing Association

  • Boston Harbor Sold to Japanese Breeders

    The deal between William T. Young's Overbrook Farm and the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders Association for the sale of Overbrook's first-crop stallion Boston Harbor has been completed.

  • Pegram: 'Mixed Emotions' Selling Captain Steve to JRA

    Mike Pegram, who said multiple grade I winner Captain Steve "took us to a lot of places, from Altoona, Iowa, to Dubai," said he agreed to sell the 4-year-old son of Fly So Free to the Japan Racing Association for $5 million only after efforts to drum up interest among American breeders failed.

  • Boston Harbor Headed to Japan

    Overbrook Farm stallion Boston Harbor, who ranks 23rd on the first-crop sire list by progeny earnings, might be headed to Japan.

  • New Zealand Farm Purchases Generous

    New Zealand stud Glenmorgan Farm, which has shuttled Generous from Japan the past two years, has purchased the stallion from the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association (JBBA).