Keyword: Taylor Made

  • One for Rose sells for $875,000 on first day of Keeneland sale.

    Keeneland January Sale Gets Off to Strong Start

    There weren't any million-dollar broodmares or yearlings Monday during the opening session of the Keeneland January sale in Lexington. But the auction didn't need any seven-figure fireworks. Business was strong enough to boost the gross revenue, average price, and median price by more than 40% apiece from last year.

  • Unbridled's Song's Fee Upped to $150,000

    Unbridled's Song, a prominent sire for years, will stand in 2006 for $150,000, up from his $125,000 fee in 2005, at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Grade II Winner Quero Quero Retired

    Quero Quero, a California grade II winner and half-sister to two-time champion sprinter Housebuster, has been retired from racing and is booked to A.P. Indy.

  • Keeneland Day 12: Gross, Average, Median Rise Again

    Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale entered its final three days on Saturday and registered across-the-board gains for the 10th time in the first 12 sessions of the 14-day auction.

  • Distorted Humor colt brought $900,000 on fourth day of sale.

    Keeneland Day Four: Just a Little off the Top

    Day four of Keeneland's marathon September yearling sale "might have been a little softer in spots," according to director of sales Geoffrey Russell, but business was still plenty good Thursday in Lexington, Ky. as the world's largest yearling sale rolled on. Overall, the gross revenue for the first four days is up 17.3% from last year's record sale.

  • Unbridled's Song Colt Brings $950,000 at Keeneland

    An Unbridled's Song colt sold for $950,000 Wednesday early during the third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Stonestreet Stable, owned by Kendall-Jackson winery founder Jess Jackson was the buyer. Taylor Made Sales Agency consigned the colt as agent.

  • Graded Turf Filly Mambo Slew Retired

    Mambo Slew, a two-time graded stakes winner on grass, has been retired from racing with a record of four wins from 15 starts and earnings of $282,180.

  • Trainer Tim Ritchey, right, and horse owner B. Wayne Hughes, left, after auction of Northern Afleet season.

    B. Wayne Hughes Goes To $37,000 for Good Cause

    A chilly Tuesday morning on the Churchill Downs backstretch brought out the warmth in the heart of B. Wayne Hughes. The owner of possible dual Kentucky Derby (gr. I) entrants Greeley's Galaxy and Don't Get Mad matched Afleet Alex's majority owner/partner Charles Zacney bid for bid, landing a 2006 no guarantee season right to Afleet Alex's sire Northern Afleet--all in the name of charity.

  • Taylor Made to Sponsor Matchmaker Stakes

    Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky. has teamed up with Monmouth Park Racetrack to sponsor "The Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes," a grade III event worth $150,000 to be run on Haskell Day, Sunday, Aug. 7, this year.

  • Action continues at Keeneland's record-setting November sale.

    Still Plenty of Steam in Keeneland November Sale

    As the high-powered Keeneland November breeding stock sale moved into the fourth of seven books Sunday, the market for breeding stock and weanling prospects showed it still has plenty of steam. Seventeen lots in the session brought final bids in the six-figure range, led by a pair of $200,000 broodmares and a $210,000 weanling.

  • Taylor Made Reaches $1-Billion Mark

    When Carib Lady was purchased by Shadai Farm for $900,000 at Monday's opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, it marked a milestone of $1-billion in public auction sales for the Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Northern Afleet to Taylor Made

    Northern Afleet, whose grade I-winning son Afleet Alex ran second in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I), will be relocating to Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Pletcher: "[Speightstown} has to win to be the champion."

    Championship Honors on Line for Speightstown

    The Todd Pletcher-trained Speightstown will enter the gate for Saturday's $1-million Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Lone Star Park as one of the heavy favorites to win the six-furlong race, but a win could almost guarantee end of the year divisional honors.

  • Exploit to Cloverleaf in Florida

    Grade II winner Exploit, who ranks among the leaders on the second-crop sire list by 2004 and lifetime progeny earnings, will be relocated to John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Forestry's Fee Upped to $75,000

    Forestry, who ranks in the runner-up spot on the leading second-crop sire list by 2004 progeny earnings, will stand for $75,000.

  • Speightstown to Stand at WinStar

    Speightstown, winner of the recent Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II), will stand next year at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Katies, Dam of Hishi Amazon, Dead

    English champion Katies, dam of Japanese champion Hishi Amazon, was euthanized Aug. 20 at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Rogers Named Stallion Director at Taylor Made

    Byron Rogers, former bloodstock and stallion nominations manager at Arrowfield Stud in Australia, is the new director of the stallion division at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Stallion Our Emblem, will shuttle to Brazil.

    Our Emblem Shuttling to Brazil

    Taylor Made Farm and WinStar Farm have agreed to lease Our Emblem to Goncalo Borgs Torrealba's TNT Stud in Centro-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the upcoming season.

  • Kentucky farming pioneer Joe Taylor, victim of icy roads.

    Joe Taylor, Longtime Gainesway Manager, Dies in Auto Accident

    Joe Taylor, the legendary Kentucky farm manager who literally wrote the book on how to breed and raise racehorses, was killed in a two-car accident on an ice-slickened Tates Creek Road on the south side of Lexington early Friday evening.

  • Weisbord to Launch New Equine Exchange

    Barry Weisbord, the publisher of Thoroughbred Daily News and an innovator in the Thoroughbred industry, will announce the rules and structure of his newest venture at a press briefing in Lexington Nov. 7.

  • Keeneland Catalogues 4,059 For November Sale

    Keeneland will catalog 4,059 horses for the 60th annual November breeding stock sale it was announced Friday. The sale will begin on Sunday, Nov. 2 with the dispersal of the breeding stock belonging to William C. Schettine and a consignment from Joanne Nor's Norfields Farm.

  • Keeneland Catalogues 4,059 For November Sale

    Keeneland will catalog 4,059 horses for the 60th annual November breeding stock sale it was announced Friday. The sale will begin on Sunday, Nov. 2 with the dispersal of the breeding stock belonging to William C. Schettine and a consignment from Joanne Nor's Norfields Farm.