Keyword: Mill Ridge

  • KTHA Bulletin from August 1, 1916

    BH 100: In The Beginning

    The year 2016 marks the centennial of the publication that proved to be the predecessor of Blood-Horse. Through the year we will publish frequent articles reflecting upon our history and progress.

  • Keeneland January Loses Bit of Momentum

    Strong numbers from first three sessions of Keeneland January will assure improved total sales and average price compared with last year's totals, but the five-day sale saw a slight drop in session four.

  • Hip 147 sold for $750,000 during session 2 of the Keeneland September Sale.

    Irish Agent McCormack Buys Street Cry Colt

    A Street Cry colt from the family of Horse of the Year Zenyatta was purchased by Irish bloodstock John McCormack for $750,000 during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip 658; filly, Malibu Moon - Erhu by Tactical Cat, brought $700,000 on day 4 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Malibu Moon Filly Brings $700,000

    A Dynaformer colt and a filly by hot sire Malibu Moon fetched $500,000 and $700,000, respectively. The Dynaformer colt was consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent, while the Malibu Moon filly was sold by Elm Tree Farm.

  • Thomason Appointed CFO of Keeneland

    Today, June 18 Keeneland President and CEO Nick Nicholson today announced that Bill Thomason, a long-time financial administrator and leader in the equine industry, will be the company's new Chief Financial Officer.

  • Gone West

    Major Sire Gone West Euthanized

    Gone West, who carved out a successful branch of the Mr. Prospector sire line all his own as the sire of 98 stakes winners, was euthanized the night of Sept. 7 because of complications following colic surgery.

  • Monba won the 2008 Blue Grass Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4155539%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winner Monba Retired

    Starlight Stable and partners' Monba, winner of the 2008 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland, has been retired from racing because of an injury to his left hind leg.

  • Gone West Will Be Pensioned

    Gone West, a prominent sire while standing at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, will be pensioned after he finishes breeding this year.

  • Balance and her first foal, a colt, by A. P. Indy.

    Grade I Winner Balance Foals a Colt

    Balance, a grade I winner and half-sister to unbeaten champion Zenyatta, foaled her first offspring, an A.P. Indy colt, Jan. 18.

  • Breeding Incentive to Johar

    Mill Ridge Farm is offering a special deal for breeders who have bred to grade I winner Johar in the past or are sending multiple mares by offering them seasons at $5,000 each.

  • Alice Chandler

    Chandler To Receive Award of Merit

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers Association announced Jan. 14 that Alice Headley Chandler, owner of Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington and prominent industry leader, will be honored with the Eclipse Award of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in Thoroughbred racing.

  • Gone West's Fee Reduced

    Major sire Gone West, who stands at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, will stand in 2009 for $65,000 instead of the previously announced $85,000.

  • Johar

    Millionaire Johar's First Winner

    Johar, who deadheated for first in the 2003 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), was represented by his first winner when a daughter, Majestic Feline, won July 17.

  • Pussycat Doll, shown winning the Santa Monica (gr. I) has been retired from racing because of a foot abscess.

    Pussycat Doll Retired

    Pussycat Doll, a grade I winner three separate years, has been retired from racing because of a foot abscess. Owned by Roy and Gretchen Jackson, she has been bred to Ghostzapper and pronounced in foal.

  • Honor in War

    Honor in War Retired in Australia

    Honor in War, a grade I winner and millionaire who spent the last part of his career racing in Australia, has been retired from racing.

  • Nicanor just prior to leaving Florida for Fair Hill, Maryland.

    Inside Track: Great Expectations

    On the morning of April 30, as the eyes of the nation turned to Churchill Downs for the upcoming running of the 134th Kentucky Derby, a Brook Ledge horse van arrived at Stephens Thoroughbreds in Ocala, Fla.

  • Gone West will stand in 2008 for $85,000 at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

    Gone West's Fee Dropped to $85,000

    Gone West, who is just 10 shy of 100 stakes winners, will stand in 2008 for $85,000 at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

  • Nicanor

    Barbaro's Full Brother Nicanor Developing Nicely

    Although it has been more than seven months since Barbaro was euthanized, owner Roy Jackson says that he and his wife, Gretchen, still receive plenty of letters and fan mail about the fallen champion. But recently, Jackson says, more of the incoming mail has turned to an uplifting subject: Nicanor, the full brother to Barbaro, by Dynaformer.

  • Johar Not Shuttling This Year

    Breeders' Cup winner Johar, who stands at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, will not shuttle to Highview Stud in New Zealand this year.

  • Millionaire Megahertz' First Foal

    Michael Bello's Megahertz, a millionaire and grade I winner, produced her first offspring, a Giant's Causeway colt.

  • Stallion Diesis, has died at age 26.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D666082%26%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Kentucky Stallion Diesis Dead

    Diesis, an English champion and prominent Kentucky stallion, was euthanized Nov. 18 at Mill Ridge Farm, owned by Alice Chandler and her husband, Dr. John Chandler, near Lexington.

  • Mr. Greeley Filly Tops Keeneland Session

    On the day it was announced Mr. Greeley's stud fee was jumping to $75,000, a 3-year-old filly by the son of Gone West topped the action at the fourth session of the Keeneland November sale Nov. 9.

  • Midas Eyes Moving to Empire Stud in New York

    Midas Eyes, a grade I winning sprinter who stood his first season at stud this year, will move to Kurt Butenhoff and Jamie LaMonica's Empire Stud New York for the 2007 breeding season.

  • No July Sale for Keeneland in 2006

    Keeneland officials have again cancelled the July selected yearling sale in 2006, announcing that all yearlings will be sold this year during the September yearling sale.

  • Nicosia Dead at 34

    Nicosia, Alice Chandler's mare of 34 years, was euthanized last week at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington.

  • Tarlow Retired; Booked to Empire Maker

    Tarlow, who won the 2005 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) and Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) in consecutive starts, has been retired from racing.

  • Gone West's Fee Reduced to $125,000

    Gone West, a leading sire for years at Mill Ridge Farm near Lexington, will have his fee dropped to $125,000 from $150,000.

  • Johar Gets First Mare in Foal

    Johar, who deadheated for first in the 2003 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), has gotten his first mare in foal.

  • Champion Anees' First Winner

    Anees, champion 2-year-old male and Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, was represented by his first winner when his daughter Nine Cats won June 26.