Trainer Bob Baffert will relish allowing American Pharoah dictate any plans between the Aug. 2 Haskell at Monmouth Park and the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland.
For the second time in nine months, Old Friends plans to welcome a Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner as War Emblem is scheduled to join the Thoroughbred retirement farm in September.
Multiple grade I winner Congaree will stand the 2016 breeding season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Texas near Hempstead, according to the Texas Thoroughbred Association.
Donegal Racing, which has run such grade I winners as Paddy O'Prado and Dullahan in Triple Crown races, is back with late-running Keen Ice, who encountered a ton of trouble last month in the Kentucky Derby.
Surprise Charles Town Classic (gr. II) winner Moreno will return to Santa Anita Park May 30 for the $200,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II).
Shared Belief will make his first start outside of California in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 18, co-owner Jim Rome said March 25.
Shared Belief did what was expected of him in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7, blowing an overmatched group of horses away with ease.
The field for the $1 million, 1 1/4-mile Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7 is full, but beyond headliner Shared Belief, the race lacks the potential star power that appeared to be possible when nominations came out.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Liaison is a filly that was born Jan. 6 in Micanopy, Fla.
Candy Ride continues the series of training offspring of sires, which can be found in the Jan. 17, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse. view slideshow
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Lenny Shulman sits down to ask Old Friends Farm founder Michael Blowen how he became interested in horse racing. Lenny also comments on Kentucky Derby prep implications with Keeneland's move of the Blue Grass Stakes. watch video
Here is your chance to choose the top race of 2014. The BloodHorse.com staff had a tough time narrowing down this year's poll to just 15 races, but here they are and now it is time for you to select the best race.
Blueskiesnrainbows can score a repeat win in the $200,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 29, but instead of Hollywood Park, he'll be trying to accomplish it at Del Mar.
For the third time, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is among six horses on the ballot for this year's Secretariat Vox Populi Award.
Cassatt and Jojo Warrior, both graded stakes winners, and Shanon Nicole, victorious in two $200,000 stakes in a row, top the cast entered for the "Land of Enchantment Day" card Nov. 26 at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M.
With his victory in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), Bayern moved into a tie for sixth on the Longines World's Best Race Horse Rankings.
Silver Charm, winner of the 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes (both gr. I), is returning to Kentucky to retire at Old Friends near Georgetown after serving stud duty in Japan since 2005.
Front-running La Tia, under extreme pressure in the final sixteenth from the onrushing Byrama and Overheard, rebuffed her challengers for a neck victory in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) on yielding turf at Belmont.
Coming off a victory in the Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her U.S. debut, George Bolton and Peter Leidel's Annecdote tops a solid field of 12 older fillies and mares entered in the Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT).
According to the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings through Oct. 5, Just a Way, a group I winner in Japan this season, is the top ranked horse in the world with a rating of 130.
Michael Blowen with Old Friends talks about arrival of Game On Dude. Watch Video
For all those with aspirations of winning either Horse of the Year or the Older Male title or the Male Grass title, there is a force out there even stronger than Eric Guillot's voodoo dolls. It is the curse of Wise Dan. read blog
Amazombie has a foothold in two states -- California and Kentucky. He was bred in California and did most of his racing there. But his biggest victory came in Kentucky, when he won the 2011 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint.
Eight-time grade I winner and racing superstar Game on Dude is coming to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, Ky., the farm announced Oct. 3.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Byrama (GB)||William I. Mott||
|Delegation||Mark E. Casse||
|Dullahan||Dale L. Romans||
|Endorsement||Hector O. Palma||
|Farraaj (IRE)||Roger Varian||
|Game On Dude||Bob Baffert||
|Holding Glory (BRZ)||A. C. Avila||
|Kettle Corn||John W. Sadler||
|Richard's Kid||Doug F. O'Neill||
|You Know I Know||UNKNOWN||
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