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  • Graydar Colt Tops Pegasus Juvenile Sale

    A gray colt from the first crop of Graydar was purchased by West Point Thoroughbreds for $90,000 to top the renewal of the Pegasus Training and Rehabilitation Center’s 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Keeneland November

    Benoit Strikes Again for Quality at Keeneland

    For the second day in a row, Louisiana breeder Evelyn Benoit struck for a high-priced mare to breed to her stallion Star Guitar, going to $550,000 for Five Star Momma during the fifth session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.

  • Tepin and owner Robert Masterson.

    Champion Tepin Will Bypass Fourstardave

    Reigning champion turf female Tepin will bypass the Aug. 13 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course and is now possible to face fellow grade I winner Lady Eli in the Aug. 27 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa (gr. IIT).

  • OBS June 2016 Hip 866 Into Mischief - Simple Symphony

    Into Mischief Filly Tops Third OBS Session

    For the second day in a row, a telephone bid secured the topper at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s June sale, when John Fort went to $250,000 to buy an Into Mischief filly during a session that saw numbers continue to spiral downward.

  • Hip 1214, a Quality Road-Over Andover filly topped the April 22 session at $775,000.

    OBS April Sale Nearly Even With 2015

    Topped by a Quality Road filly sold for $775,000, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded April 22 with a slight decline overall in gross, and record average and median prices.

  • Stonetastic leads the way to victory in the Inside Information Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2016/i-VhHMckt">Order This Photo</a>

    Stonetastic Speeds to Inside Information Win

    Stoneway Farm's Stonetastic took charge soon after the start and never relinquished her lead en route to a commanding victory in the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes (gr. II) March 19 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Hip 591, a Smart Strike colt, brought $1.7 million to top the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2-year-olds in training sale March 16.

    Smart Strike Colt Tops OBS Juvenile Sale

    They saved the best for last at the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2-year-olds in training sale March 16, when a Smart Strike colt lit up the bid board late for $1.7 million.

  • Tepin cruises to victory in the Endeavour Stakes at Tampa Bay.

    Tepin Flawless in Endeavour

    After beating the boys last time out in the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), the 5-year-old Bernstein mare handled her own division with exactly the kind of dominance trainer Mark Casse was seeking in her season debut.

  • F-T Satisfied With Midlantic Mixed Sale Move

    Fasig-Tipton's experiment in moving its Midlantic winter mixed sale to late January from its traditional December date seemingly bore fruit Jan. 31 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

  • Tepin dominates the First Lady Stakes at Keeneland.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-ZrMQVwX">Order This Photo</a>

    Tepin Airs in First Lady, BC Mile Next

    Robert Masterson's Tepin put her sheer brilliance on display Oct. 3, destroying 10 rivals in the $400,000 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) when she aired by seven lengths. She will face males in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).

  • Ekati's Phaeton holds off Birdatthewire (outside) and Eskenformoney to win the Davona Dale.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-xNHMgbW">Order This Photo</a>

    Longshot Ekati's Phaeton Wires Davona Dale

    Ekati's Phaeton, a 25-1 shot, went wire-to-wire to win the $200,000 Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 21 at Gulfstream Park. The 3-year-old daughter of Tale of Ekati covered the one-turn mile in 1:37.66.

  • Hip 405, Euro Exchange, an unraced 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate out of the Rahy mare Merciful, brought $90,000 to top the second and final day of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 29.

    Euro Exchange Tops Finale at OBS Winter Sale

    Euro Exchange, an unraced 3-year-old colt by Exchange Rate, fetched $90,000 from Justin Casse, agent for Jim Stackpoole, to top the second and final day of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 29 in Ocala, Fla.

  • Ekati's Phaeton holds off R Sassy Lass to win the Old Hat.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-Rkd3q25">Order This Photo</a>

    Ekati's Phaeton Wins First Stakes in Old Hat

    Ekati's Phaeton wouldn't be denied in her bid for a first stakes victory, holding off R Sassy Lass through the stretch to take the $100,000 Old Hat (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park by a half length Jan. 3.

  • Amaranth delivers a victory in the Senator Ken Maddy Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-bZtbCxx">Order This Photo</a>

    Amaranth Takes Off-Turf Ken Maddy

    Amaranth recorded the biggest win of her career when she held off favored Velvet Mesquite to take the $100,250 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 1, Breeders' Cup Saturday morning.

  • Vyjack gets by River Rocks to take the Kelso.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-WXSrhMh">Order This Photo</a>

    Vyjack Ends Stakes Drought in Kelso Victory

    Capitalizing on a good start and perfect ride from jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., Vyjack rallied from fourth to take the $400,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II) by a length over River Rocks.

  • Stonetastic romps in the Prioress Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-PgqsMKN">Order This Photo</a>

    Stonetastic Powers to Prioress Score

    Stonetastic turned an evenly matched race on paper into a runaway victory on the track, registering a powerful 8 1/2-length score in the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) from Saratoga Race Course Aug. 30.

  • Kid Cruz comes home strong to win the Easy Goer Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-tMWvFfT">Order This Photo</a>

    Kid Cruz Rallies to Win Easy Goer Stakes

    Kid Cruz benefited from a sizzling early pace to rally from last to first to defeat favored Legend by 3 1/2 lengths in the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard June 7 at Belmont Park.

  • Kid Cruz at Pimlico

    Winner's Circle: Cruz-ing to Baltimore

    Each time Steven Brandt would acquire a new horse, his mother Shirley would respond somewhat skeptically, "Oh, no, you didn't spend more money on horses." Until he bought Kid Cruz, that is.

  • Hip 230 by Malibu Moon sold for $1.3 million.

    Malibu Moon Colt Brings $1.3 Million at OBS

    A Malibu Moon colt, who is a half brother to grade II winner Spellbound, was purchased by agent Demi O'Byrne for $1.3 million during the March 11 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s selected sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Vinceremos holds off Harpoon to win the Sam F. Davis Stakes.

    Vinceremos Upsets Stablemate in Sam F. Davis

    Todd Pletcher-trained Vinceremos dug in gamely in deep stretch to hold off a stiff challenge from his more highly regarded stablemate Harpoon to win the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs Feb. 1.

  • Sweet Whiskey takes control in the Old Hat Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3005304607&k=Lr3q2g3">Order This Photo</a>

    Sweet Whiskey Takes Rail to Old Hat Win

    Sweet Whiskey took the inside path in the $100,000 Old Hat Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 4 at Gulfstream Park, charging past stablemate and runner-up Co Cola in the stretch to notch her first stakes victory.

  • Tepin pulls away from Badnah late to win the Delta Princess Stakes.

    Tepin Posts Mild Delta Princess Surprise

    Robert Masterson's Tepin picked an opportune moment for her first stakes score, as the 2-year-old filly ran down favorite Badnah for a facile victory in the $500,000 Delta Princess Stakes (gr. III) at Delta Downs Nov. 23.

  • Hip 264, by Lion Heart, brought $70,000 dollars at the OBS Fall mixed sale.

    Lion Heart Mare Tops Open OBS Mixed Session

    Because I Like It, a mare by Lion Heart in foal to High Cotton, and a weanling filly by Wilburn each brought $70,000 to share top honors at the open session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s Fall mixed sale Oct. 16 in Florida.

  • Hip 73, a weanling filly by Kitten's Joy, sold for $110,000.

    Numbers Soar at OBS Opening Session

    Capitalizing on the momentum of this year's thriving auction market, the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale in Ocala, Fla., enjoyed substantial gains in all key economic indicators.

  • Dialed In at Darby Dan Farm

    TOBA Breeding Clinic Takes Place in Lexington

    From May 31 to June 2 owners and breeders from all corners of the U.S., and Canada, converged in Lexington to spend three days immersed in all aspects of the Thoroughbred breeding process.

  • TOBA to Offer Breeding Clinic in Lexington

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced May 16 that it will hold a Thoroughbred Breeding Clinic in Lexington May 31-June 2. All aspects of breeding will be presented and farm tours will be included.