Keyword: Walmac International

  • Irgun Dies at Age 15

    Irgun, winner of the 1994 Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I), died May 23 from a stomach rupture. The 15-year-old son of Sunny's Halo was standing at Three Way Horse Farm near Nashville, Ill., for a fee of $1,250.

  • Nureyev

    A Look Back: Saving Nureyev

    In October 1987, Walmac International and its veterinarians went to extensive lengths to save the life of stallion Nureyev. Those efforts paid off, adding 14 years to the horse's life. When the son of Northern Dancer died this past Oct. 29 at age 24, he had been represented by 130 stakes winners. This article detailing how Nureyev was saved in 1987 was originally published in the Oct. 10, 1987 <i>Blood-Horse</i>.

  • Phone Trick, at Milfer Farm in 2001.

    New York Stallion Phone Trick Dead

    Phone Trick, sire of champions and Breeders' Cup winners Favorite Trick and Phone Chatter, died Oct. 10 of natural causes. The 23-year-old son of Clever Trick stood at Dr. Jonathan Davis' Milfer Farm near Unadilla, N.Y

  • Giant's Causeway's Full Brother to Walmac

    Group II stakes-placed Tumblebrutus, a full brother to prominent freshman sire Giant's Causeway, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at John T.L. Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac International near Lexington.

  • Successful Appeal's Fee $25,000

    Successful Appeal, the leading first-crop sire who was relocated this summer from Florida to Walmac International near Lexington, will stand for $25,000 in 2005.

  • Favorite Trick will stand in Florida.

    Favorite Trick, Alke to Cloverleaf in Florida

    Favorite Trick, the first 2-year-old Horse of the Year since the great Secretariat, and 2004 graded stakes winner Alke will stand next year at John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Kipper Kelly, Sired Millionaire Kelly Kip, Dead

    Kipper Kelly, whose son Kelly Kip was one of the top sprinters of the late 1990s, died Sept. 11 after suffering a heart attack at Jerry Meaux' Indian Ridge Farm near Duson, La.

  • Roar of the Tiger to Hartley/De Renzo in Florida

    Stakes-placed Roar of the Tiger, a full brother to champion and prominent freshman sire Giant's Causeway, has been retired from racing and will enter stud as a joint effort between John Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac International and Randy Hartley and Dean De Renzo's Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds.

  • Castle Gandolfo Dies in Chile

    Castle Gandolfo, who shuttled to Haras Mocito Guapo in Chile, died Sept. 5 in a breeding shed accident.

  • Thunderello to Sugar Maple in New York

    Thunderello, second in the 2002 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has relocated to Howard and Susan Kaskel's Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y.

  • Miswaki, pensioned at Walmac International.

    Walmac Stallion Miswaki Pensioned

    Miswaki, who has sired 96 stakes winners and is broodmare sire of 106 stakes winners, has been pensioned from stallion duty at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International near Lexington because of his advanced age and declining fertility.

  • Evansville Slew to Buck Pond

    Doug Arnold has announced that <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1370859&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Evansville Slew</a> has been purchased by his Buck Pond Farm near Lexington and will stand there starting March 9.

  • Joss Collins

    Colorful Commentary

    <i>By Frances J. Karon</i> -- A colleague remembers Joss Collins as a man even more colorful than the multi-colored shirt that was his trademark.

  • Posse, Zavata Ready For Stud; Best of the Rest Might Race Once More

    Grade II winners Posse and Zavata, whose stallion plans were announced during the second half of 2003, closed out their racing careers in the Dec. 26 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita. Best of the Rest, who also will enter stud, might race once more.

  • Cactus Ridge to Stand at Walmac International

    Country music superstar Toby Keith's undefeated homebred Cactus Ridge will enter stud in 2004 at John T.L. Jones' Walmac International. The son of Hennessy will stand for $6,500.

  • Unbeaten Cactus Ridge Retired

    Country singer Toby Keith's unbeaten Cactus Ridge has been retired from racing because of an injury to his right front knee that was discovered following a workout in preparation for the Oct. 25 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).

  • Racing Series, VLTs Endorsed by Award Winner

    Bill Casner, co-owner of WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., called for support of video lottery terminals in Kentucky and the Thoroughbred Championship Tour while accepting the 2003 Industry Service Award at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association's National Awards Dinner.

  • TOBA Holds 18th Annual National Awards Dinner at Walmac

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold its 18th annual Awards dinner and program at Walmac International near Lexington on Sept. 5, 2003. Grammy Award winner Sawyer Brown will perform at the event.

  • World-record priced colt was sired by Sea of Secrets.

    No Longer a Secret

    Sea of Secrets hits big with first 2-year-olds as one colt sells for a record $2.7-million and another brings $250,000.

  • Thunderello to Walmac

    Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up Thunderello, who was originally scheduled to enter stud at Doug Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky., instead will enter stud at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International

  • Miswaki to Stand for Private Fee in 2003

    Major sire Miswaki, whose son Black Tie Affair won the 1991 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and was Horse of the Year, will stand for a private fee in 2003

  • Minardi to Walmac International

    European champion Minardi, whose close relative Johannesburg won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), will enter stud at John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International near Lexington.

  • Top stallion Nureyev.

    From The Blood-Horse Magazine: Remembering Nureyev

    Nureyev was one of those horses whose stratospheric yearling price of $1.3 million in 1978 and championship status on the racetrack earned plenty of attention. That type of attention was nothing compared to the type of admiration he later earned for his many accomplishments at stud and for coming back from a life-threatening injury.

  • Irgun Back at Walmac

    Grade I winner Irgun, who stood the 1999 and 2000 Southern Hemisphere breeding seasons at Furlong Stud in Australia, is scheduled to begin the 2001 season at John T.L. Jones' Walmac International near Lexington.

  • Walmac Stallion Fees For 2001

    John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International, which boasts two of the nation's leading sires by number of career stakes winners, announced its stallion fees for 2001.