Keyword: Sheikh Mohammed

  • Jade Hunter and Michael Blowen.

    Jade Hunter, Sired Champion Azeri, Dies

    Jade Hunter, a multiple grade I winner who sired 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, was euthanized Sunday, Jan. 23, at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington because of complications from colic.

  • TCA to Auction Stallion Seasons

    The 21st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America select stallion season auction will be held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington.

  • Bernardini

    Bernardini's Fee Upped to $75,000

    Bernardini, who became the first freshman stallion in history to sire a grade I winner on dirt and a group I winner on turf, will stand in 2011 at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington for $75,000.

  • Vale of York defeated Champion Lookin At Lucky in the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.<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%3D8610300%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Winner Vale of York Retired

    Vale of York, the 2009 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, and French group winner Alexandros will enter stud in 2011 for Sheikh Mohammed's Darley.

  • Champion Midshipman<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%3D6457152%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Champion Midshipman Retired

    Midshipman, champion 2-year-old male of 2008 and winner of that year's Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has been retired from racing and will stand his first season at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington.

  • Dubai to Sponsor England's Dewhurst Stakes

    Dubai, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, will sponsor the group I Dewhurst Stakes, it was announced Aug. 25. The race will be run Oct. 16 at Newmarket in England.

  • A Street Cry colt topped the first session, bringing $800,000.

    Saratoga Slip: Sale Average Declines 13.8%

    "I think tonight reality has set back in," said consignor Mark Toothaker of Legacy Bloodstock after the average declined 13.8% from a year ago during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

  • Hip #159; colt, Medaglia d'Oro - Beright by Gray Slewpy brought $450,000 to lead the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale.

    Average, Median Increase as F-T Sale Opens

    The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling auction generated results in the opening session that indicated the market for young Thoroughbreds hadn't changed much since last year, according to the sale company.

  • Worldly Manner Dead

    Grade II winner Worldly Manner, who was purchased privately by Godolphin in the fall of his 2-year-old season in 1998, died April 26 from a heart attack while covering a mare in Texas.

  • Bo Derek

    Sheikh Mohammed, Derek to be Honored

    Sheikh Mohammed and Bo Derek will be honored at the ninth annual Equine Advocates awards dinner and charity July 29 in Saratoga Springs. All proceeds from the event will go to Equine Advocates.

  • Desert Party (left) finished 2nd in last year's U.A.E. Derby.

    Desert Party Ready For Godolphin Mile

    Desert Party, a Kentucky-bred colt who has made the same number of starts in Dubai as he has in the United States, will try to make it two straight in Dubai as he takes on 13 rivals in the March 27 Godolphin Mile.

  • Gloria de Campeao Stars as Meydan Opens

    Gloria de Campeao sprung a 16-1 upset and odds-on favorite Midshipman finished fifth in the $200,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-III), the featured event on opening day at brand new Meydan Racecourse Jan. 28 in Dubai.

  • Sheik Mohammed examines a yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Industry Closely Watches Dubai Debt Crisis

    The debt crisis in Dubai was being closely monitored Nov. 27 by buyers and sellers of high-end Thoroughbreds, but there was no immediate indication Dubai's ruler would scale back his enormous financial ties to the industry in the United States and elsewhere.

  • Melbourne Cup Winner by Street Cry

    Street Cry's status as a top international stallion took on new meaning when his son Shocking captured one of the world's greatest races, the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aust-I).

  • Cherokee Run

    Champion Cherokee Run Pensioned

    Cherokee Run, a champion sprinter who went on to become a successful stallion, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington because of fertility problems and lameness issues.

  • Median Up 12.5% as Tattersalls Sale Ends

    The Tattersalls autumn horses in training sale finished its four-day run in England Oct. 29 with a median price that was up 12.5% from 2008. The gross revenue declined 11.3% while the average price fell 8.2%. The clearance rate rose from 78.8% last year to 84.9% this year.

  • Hip No. 39, a Speightstown colt consigned by Dromoland Farm, sold for $700,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Speightstown Yearling Colt Brings $700,000

    Agent John Ferguson, accompanied by client Sheikh Mohammed, went to $700,000 to purchase Hip No. 39, a Speightstown colt consigned by Dromoland Farm, at the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14.

  • Burning Keeneland Questions and Some Answers

    One day prior to the Sept. 14 start of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington, there was a lot of uncertainty about how the market would perform at a time when the economy was continuing to struggle. There also were some questions about what was going on around the sale grounds. Here they are, and here are their answers.

  • Aragorn's Dam, Onaga, Dies

    Onaga, dam of grade I winner Aragorn and this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected sale-topping yearling, was found dead Aug. 14 in Ireland.

  • Pivotal Filly Brings $427,000 in France

    A Pivotal filly topped the second session of Arqana's Deauville August yearling sale, bringing 300,000 euros ($427,722) Aug. 15 in France. Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferguson, purchased the filly from Capucines.

  • Ferguson Buys Arqana Sale Session Topper

    Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock manager, John Ferugson, who was the biggest spender at the recent Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction, was busy again Aug. 14 during the opening session of the Arqana's Deauville August yearling sale in France. He bought the session-topping Storm Cat colt for 900,000 Euros ($1,282,860 in U.S. funds) from Etreham.

  • On A Storm, Hip #204; colt, Storm Cat - Onaga by Mr. Prospector brought $2.8 million at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga.

    Storm Cat Colt Sells for $2.8 Million

    A Storm Cat colt, hip 204, commanded the highest price so far, $2.8 million, at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale.

  • Hip no. 88, a Medaglia d'Oro filly, brought the day's top price of $1.5 million.

    Mo Momentum: Sheikh Boosts Saratoga Sale

    Boosted by the Sheikh Mohammed stimulus package, the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale got off to a sizzling start Aug. 10 in New York at a time when the struggling economy is causing prices to fall at other Thoroughbred auctions. The gross revenue for the 76 horses that sold was $25,470,000, which was a whopping 40.3% increase from the opening session a year ago. The average price grew 10.7% to $335,132, and the median price increased 6.4% to $250,000.

  • Hip 34, a Bernardini colt that sold for $1.2 million at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale.

    Bernardini Colt Brings $1.2 Million

    A muscular bay son of first-crop sire and champion Bernardini became the first horse to command seven figures Aug. 10 during the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling auction, bringing $1.2 million from Sheikh Mohammed.

  • Sheikh Mohammed

    Sheikh Mohammed in Saratoga for Sale

    Sheikh Mohammed, the world's biggest Thoroughbred auction spender, inspected yearlings consigned to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale the morning of Aug. 10, just hours before the 6 p.m. (EDT) start of the New York auction. As a light rain fell, the ruler of Dubai looked at some horses while standing under the cover of the new walking ring. He previously had visited the Fasig-Tipton sale grounds early in the evening on Aug. 9.