The two-session Fasig-Tipton sale of New York-breds Aug. 15-16 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., figures to be strong off the recent history of the sale and the demand seen so far this year in the open yearling market.
Jacaranda made all the pace and comfortably won the $250,000 Tempted Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies Nov. 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
It was the year a major race sponsorship went from booze to beds. And though the partnership lasted only one year--it was cut short--it played at least a small role in getting Thoroughbred racing to think outside the box.
Tom Simon's Vinery New York announced that six of its stallions standing at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag will be moving to Lere Visagie's Rockridge Stud near Hudson beginning with the 2014 season.
As it shoots for the heights while building from the ground up, Don Alberto Corp. has followed its purchase of the former Vinery farm in Kentucky by making a splash with its purchase of broodmares this month.
The creation of Don Alberto Kentucky is an extension of an ongoing plan to expand and upgrade the Thoroughbred holdings of the Solari-Heller family in Chile.
Haras Don Alberto, which has been active shuttling North American stallions, bought Tom Simon's 440-acre Vinery in Central Kentucky.
Pianist put away pacesetter Assateague in upper stretch and scurried home two lengths in front for her second graded win of the year in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) oct. 12 at Belmont Park.
Tom Ludt will leave his position as president of Vinery Farms, which is being sold, to become a senior vice president for Frank Stronach's racetrack and casino ownership company The Stronach Group.
The owners of New York-based stallion Frost Giant said March 27 that they have filed a lawsuit against Vinery New York, where Frost Giant stood in 2011 and 2012. Vinery did not immediately comment.
Steve Castagnola is relaunching Kempton Bloodstock in association with the Berger family's Woodstock Farm.
Major sires More Than Ready and Congrats head a group of five stallions that have been relocated to Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Barbara Banke's Stonestreet operation announced it has acquired the 220-acre property near Ocala, Fla., that was the Florida breaking, training, and rehabilitation facility for Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery operation.
Pioneerof the Nile and Maimonides, two Kentucky-based stallions owned in majority by Zayat Stables, have been moved to Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., to stand in 2013.
Multiple champion Benny the Bull will stand in 2013 at Eugene Melnyk's Winding Oaks Farm near Ocala, Fla., for a fee of $2,500 live foal.
Kantharos, an undefeated multiple graded stakes winner at 2, has been relocated to J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud near Ocala, Fla.
Lenny Shulman recaps an exciting Saturday at the Breeders' Cup, including Fort Larned's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic. Sponsored by Vinery. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman recaps an exciting Saturday at the Breeders' Cup, including Fort Larned's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Comments from the connections of Fort Larned, after his victory in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic.
Comments from the connections of Wise Dan after his win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Mile.
Comments from the connections of Trinniberg after his win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Sprint.
The connections of Little Mike discuss his victory in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf.
Comments from the connections of Shanghai Bobby, after his win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
Comments from the connections of Mizdirection, after her win in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.
Comments from the owner of 2012 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Tapizar.
Comments from the connections of Groupie Doll after her victory in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.
Comments from Trainer Aidan O'Brien and Jockey Ryan Moore after George Vancouver's win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.
Santa Anita chairman Frank Stronach on hosting the Breeders' Cup.
Dr. C. Wayne Mcllwraith gives an update on the condition of Questing after the 2012 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic Press Conference.
Eric Mitchell recaps all the action of Breeders' Cup Friday. Sponsored by Vinery. Watch Video
Comments from the connections of Royal Delta after her win the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.
Eric Mitchell recaps all the action of Breeders' Cup Friday. Sponsored by Vinery.
Comments from the connections of Zagora, winner of the 2012 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Comments from D. Wayne Lukas and Rajiv Maragh after Hightail's win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint.
Comments from Trainer Richard Mandella and B. Wayne Hughes after Beholder's win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.
Comments from Garrett Gomez after Beholder's victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.
The vet's explanation of why South Floyd was scratched.
Comments from the connections of Flotilla, winner of the 2012 Juvenile Fillies Turf.
Comments from the connections of 2012 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner Calidoscopio.
Vinery has announced their 2013 stud fees for the stallion divisions in Kentucky and New York. All fees are payable when foal stands and nurses.
Lenny Shulman reports on the news of the day, including the first track visits for the last arriving horses, including Mucho Macho Man.
European correspondent Graham Cunningham lets us drop in on his Charlie Lopresti interview, while Mile favorite Wise Dan cools out in the background Nov. 1.
Breeders' Cup Mile favorite Wise Dan comes off the track at Santa Anita after galloping the turf course Nov. 1.
Breeders' Cup President Craig Fravel, on Cup's return to Santa Anita.
Trainer Bill Kaplan discusses champion sprinter Musical Romance.
BC Turf contender Trailblazer walks at Santa Anita Nov. 1.
Breeders' Cup Mile contender, top European Excelebration returns from his first trip over the Santa Anita track Nov.1.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien discusses his Breeders' Cup contenders, including Excelebration in the Mile, at Santa Anita Nov. 1.
Lenny Shulman presents the news of the day with help from Kenny Rice of NBC Sports. Sponsored by Vinery.
Breeders' Cup Mile favorite Wise Dan settles in at Santa Anita Oct. 31.
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