The races faced by the first winners for freshman sires Get Stormy and Calimonco could not have been more different.
The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation will hold its fifth annual online stallion season auction Feb. 1-7.
Darby Dan Farm's schedule of 2016 fees is unchanged from 2015 apart from new additions Tapiture ($7,500) and Sky Kingdom ($5,000).
Every catalog page at a horse auction tells a story, and the story behind hip 1225's page at the Fasig-Tipton October sale is a particularly interesting one.
Current leading California sire Bluegrass Cat will stand for a $6,500 fee, Ballena Vista Farm announced Oct. 16.
Texas stallion Unbridled's Heart, whose first foals are 2-year-olds this year, died June 8 from complications of colic at Lone Star Park Equine Hospital. The son of Unbridled's Song was 10.
First-time starter Golden Ray becomes the first winner for Darby Dan Farm stallion American Lion after he goes wire-to-wire in a maiden special weight race May 22 at Gulfstream Park.
The 2015 stud fees for Darby Dan Farm's roster of seven stallions remained unchanged from 2014.
Unbridled's Heart, a son of top sire Unbridled's Song, will relocate to Wes Melcher's Double Infinity Ranch in Texas for the 2015 breeding season. He is the first stallion for the operation near Sulphur Springs.
The first reported foal for Storm Cat's dual stakes-winning son Calimonco was a filly born Feb. 5 at Don and Karen Cohn's Ballena Vista Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Morning Line, a grade I-winning son of Tiznow, will stand at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky for 2014. The Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) runner-up will stand for $10,000.
A full field of 12 is entered in the 78th renewal of the Northwest's most prestigious race, the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) at Emerald Downs Aug. 18.
One of the better sprints of the 2013 season is on tap in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) June 29 at Betfair Hollywood Park, featuring defending champ Camp Victory, Comma to the Top, and Jimmy Creed.
Hudson Landing, who captured the 2012 All American Stakes (gr. III) by a nose over Control Seeker last fall, will try to repeat for trainer Blaine Wright and owner Jared Chappell at Golden Gate Fields on Memorial Day May 27.
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.
Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.
American Lion, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Tiznow, sired his first reported foal when a bay filly was born Jan. 31 at Red Riding Hood Stables near Holly, Mich.
Donald Cohn and Martin Wygod purchased 10 distaffers at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale to be bred.
Dual grade I winner Coil, soon to be a stallion, seems primed to go out on top in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 5 at Santa Anita Park.
Calimonco, a multiple stakes winner and the only full brother to Breeders' Cup champions Sweet Catomine and Life is Sweet, will enter stud at Donald and Karen Cohn's Ballena Vista Farm in 2013.
Just a little more than two months away from making a return appearance in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), Jeranimo heads a field of six for the $200,000 Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT) Aug. 26.
Take Control, the first foal out of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, will make his second start after a layoff of 2 1/2 years in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 28 at Del Mar.
The Factor, making his first appearance since the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) three months ago, and defending champion Smiling Tiger headline the field for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. IT) June 30 at Hollywood.
Mr. Commons returns from a layoff of nearly three months to face 10 opponents in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. II) on the Betfair Hollywood Park turf May 26.
Multiple grade II winner Jeranimo stands out in a field of 11 drawn for the $150,000 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) April 28 at Golden Gate Fields.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Ace of Aces (IRE)||Jeff Mullins||
|American Lion||Eoin G. Harty||
|Blue Chagall (FR)||Julio C. Canani||
|Buenos Dias (IRE)||Ronald L. McAnally||
|Calimonco||John W. Sadler||
|John Johny Jak||Kristin Mulhall||
|Monterey Jazz||Bart G. Hone||
|Quindici Man||Craig Anthony Lewis||
|Tres Borrachos||Martin F. Jones||
|Unbridled's Heart||Dallas E. Keen||
|Victory Pete||Alexis Barba||
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