Queen Elizabeth II will not be at Woodbine Oct. 16, but will be represented by her first Canadian runner with Dartmouth entered in the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT).
Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres will inaugurate its new stallion facility in Morriston, Fla., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and gala from 6-10 p.m. (ET) Jan. 16.
The first reported foal by Treasure Beach was born Jan. 3, a filly out of the Put It Back mare The Silver Madonna bred by Niall Connolly.
Twenty-three horses sold for $1 million or more at November mixed sale in Lexington, but median was down 20% from last year.
Canadian grade I winner Sarah Lynx and U.S. champion She's a Tiger each broke the $2 million threshold within minutes of each other at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 3 in Lexington.
British invader Hillstar blasted to the lead approaching midstretch and held on firmly for victory under jockey Ryan Moore in the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (gr. IT) Oct. 19 on the Woodbine turf.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Canadian International (gr. I) and E.P. Taylor Stakes (gr. I) at Woodbine. read blog
European invaders Brown Panther and Hillstar will be well-backed as part of a competitive field of 10 expected for the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 19.
French star Cirrus des Aigles will bid for a third successive top-level victory this season in the Investec Coronation Cup (In Commemoration of St Nicholas Abbey, Eng-I) at Epsom Downs June 7.
Cirrus des Aigles got the best of Qutar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Treve in a stretch-long duel April 27 at Longchamp, handing the filly the first defeat of her career in the Prix Ganay (Fr-I).
More than six months since her stunning victory in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), brilliant filly Treve is set to make her highly anticipated 2014 debut April 27 in the Prix Ganay (Fr-I) at Longchamp.
Morning training at Meydan on March 26, including Rich Tapestry (Gold #8), Medicean Man (Orange #10), Zee Bros (Orange #12), Joshua Tree (Red #5), Flotilla (Blue #5), Side Glance (White #14), Berlino Di Tiger (Orange #5). Watch Video
Morning training at Meydan on March 25, including Ambivalent (#1 Green), Joshua Tree (#5 Red), Red Cadeaux (#10 White), Rich Tapestry (#8 Gold), Dank (#2 Yellow), Shea Shea (#11 Orange), and more. Watch Video
The Dubai World Cup is quickly approaching. Many of the world's best are likely entrants for the March 29 Dubai World Cup race card. Here are my thoughts on the Dubai World Cup races. read blog
Watch horses such as Dunaden (FR), Sole Power (GB), Sommerabend (GB), Rich Tapestry (IRE), Man Amongst Men (IRE), Joshua Tree (IRE), Red Dubawi (IRE), Elleval (IRE), He's No Saint (GB), and Side Glance (GB) jog at Meydan. watch video
"Going Green" is a feature published in the March 8, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. The feature examines why turf sires may be making a comeback in North America.
Dormellito Stud reported that dual graded stakes winner Simmard (Dixieland Band -- Dibs, by Spectacular Bid) has produced his first foal.
Looking to defend her title in the Japan Cup (Jpn-I) Nov. 24 at Tokyo Racecourse, the filly Gentildonna drew post 7 in a 17-horse field.
The hometown horses may hold a major edge in this year's Japan Cup (Jpn-I) Nov. 24. But that doesn't keep some world travelers from trying their luck in the world-class race worth nearly $6 million.
Joe and Helen Barbazon announced the arrival of four additional stallions at their newly formed Pleasant Acres Stallions near Morriston, Fl., along with the 2014 stud fees for the roster, which now numbers six.
Conan O'Brien, Breeders' Cup, Keeneland, Belmont, Woodbine, Laurel, and more. View Slideshow
Joshua Tree, winless so far in 2013, captured the prestigious Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT) for a record third time with a patient ride from jockey Ryan Moore on a yielding turf course Oct. 27 at Woodbine.
Joshua Tree, winner of the 2012 and 2010 editions of the $1 million Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT) and second in the 2011 running, looks to defend his title in the Oct. 27 Woodbine event against 10 other invaders.
No matter how many records he shatters, owner Ken Ramsey is always working his way up to the next level. read blog
- By Frank Angst
Don't be surprised if the Keeneland paddock crowd around the tree listing "number six" is a bit thick before the Sycamore Stakes (gr. III) Thursday, Oct. 17. read blog
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Arctic Cosmos||GOSDEN JOHN||
|Bronze Cannon||Herman J. Brown||
|Celtic Conviction||Steven Cathcart||
|Joshua Tree (IRE)||Edward A.L. Dunlop||
|Kara's Orientation||Steven Chircop||
|Laureate Conductor||Christophe Clement||
|Miami Deco||Brian A. Lynch||
|Mikhail Glinka (IRE)||SAVUJEV ARSLANGIREY||
|Mores Wells (GB)||Mikel Delzangles||
|Musketier (GER)||Roger L. Attfield||
|Quest For Peace (IRE)||CUMANI LUCA||
|Rahystrada||Byron G. Hughes||
|Redwood (GB)||Charles Hills||
|Sarah Lynx (IRE)||HAMMOND JOHN||
|Simmard||Roger L. Attfield||
|Treasure Beach (GB)||Aidan P. O'Brien||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Island Fashion S.||SUN|
|Mine That Bird Derby||SUN|
|Mardi Gras S.||FG|