Keyword: Thoroughbred

  • RMTC Position Papers Uphold Thresholds

    A pair of position papers released by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium find no physiologic difference in various racing breeds to justify changes to its regulatory thresholds for clenbuterol and corticosteroids.

  • Youth In Racing: The Vision 20/20 Group - Part 3

    Give Us Specific Initiatives to Bring In New Fans. The Blood-Horse recently hosted a roundtable discussion featuring members of Vision 20/20, a group of under-40s formed to strengthen the Thoroughbred industry through various methods. View more from this series: Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 1 Leaders In the Industry Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 2 How Can Racing Attract Younger Demographics? Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 3 Give Us Specific Initiatives to Bring In New Fans. Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 4 How Can Racetracks Bring in New Fans? Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 5 What Would You Do as Racing Czar?

  • Acatenango is the broodmare sire of Animal Kingdom.
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    A Look at Today's Broodmare Sires

    by Anne Peters <br/> Sires and sire lines are a big part of Thoroughbred breeding lore, but broodmare sires are often an overlooked part of the conversation.

  • Beyond the Blinkers: OTTB Update - Windy Jim

    I love it when a past Beyond the Blinkers subject takes the time to e-mail and give me an update on his or her off track Thoroughbred! Do you guys remember the story of Windy Jim as told by owner Jackie Cross in March 2011?

  • Tell It, a 15-year-old broodmare, was the day&#39;s most expensive offering, bringing $540,000 in Lexington Nov. 8.

    Keeneland Day 3: Picky Buyers Shop Carefully

    While the young and beautiful have generated most of the financial fireworks at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale so far, the third session turned out to be the time for an older horse to sparkle.

  • Samantha Nicole, a yearling full sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra sold for $700,000 Nov. 7 in Lexington.

    Stonestreet Buys Rachel's Full Sister

    Samantha Nicole, a full sister to 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has found a fitting new home with Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Stables during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Hip 64 by Giant&#39;s Causeway was the session topper at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale.

    F-T Kentucky October Sale Soars at Start

    The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale is the last major yearling auction of the year. But 2012's generally upbeat market didn't show any sign of fatigue during the sale's opening session in Lexington Oct. 22.

  • Lot 1305, by Exceed and Excel, topped session 3 of book 2.

    Exceed and Excel Colt Sets Tattersalls Pace

    A son of Exceed and Excel topped the third session of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale, bringing 200,000 guineas ($337,922 in U.S. funds). Mark Richards of the Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased the chestnut colt.

  • And They're Off: Post Season Edition

    Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's last race, interview Buff Bradley on Groupie Doll and Brass Hat, as well as dissect the East vs West rivalry in the Breeders' Cup.

  • Lot 931 sold for 245,000 guineas ($413,035).

    Average, Median Rise at Tattersalls Sale

    Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale enjoyed a surge in business during its second session. The results Oct. 16 in England included a gross that increased 7.1% from a year ago to 9,300,500 guineas ($15,679,335).

  • A son of Galileo, named Hydrogen was purchased for 2.5 million guineas ($4,200,609) during the Tattersalls October yearling sale.

    Tattersalls Book 1 Ends With a Galileo Blast

    Book 1 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale in England saved the best for last. During the third and final session of the auction Oct. 11, a son of Galileo named Hydrogen commanded 2.5 million guineas ($4,200,609).

  • 'Tatts' Ireland Yearling Sale Opens Strongly

    Even though the weather did its best to dampen spirits, bloodstock agents and owners, breeze-up buyers, and British and Irish trainers, turned out in force for the opening of the Tattersalls Ireland September yearling sale.