Blood-Horse

Zayat Motions to Dissolve Order Appointing Receiver

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Following a Fayette County, Ky. judge's order for a receiver to oversee Zayat Stables and all its horses, Zayat Stables submitted a motion Jan. 27 to dissolve the order appointing a receiver. Read More...

Three Share OBS Under Tack Show Best Time

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
Three horses worked three eighths in :32 3/5 to share honors for the fastest works at the distance at the Under Tack Show for the Horses of Racing Age section of the Ocala Breeders Sales' 2020 Winter Mixed Sale. Read More...

Champion Songbird Delivers Filly by Tapit

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Timber Town Stable announced on Twitter Jan. 27 that Songbird had delivered her second foal, a filly by Tapit, the day prior. Read More...

Hopes High for Consignors at OBS Winter Mixed Sale

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Lisa McGreevy hopes there is another Street Gold in her vast group of horses consigned to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Winter Mixed Sale that will be held Jun. 28-29 at the OBS headquarters and sale pavilion near Ocala, Fla. Read More...

Savabeel Colt Reigns Supreme on Day 2 at Karaka

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
A colt by Australia's premier stallion out of one of best current female families lived up to the hype to top the second session of the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale Jan. 27. Read More...

Sir Winston Set for 4-Year-Old Debut at Aqueduct

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Sir Winston is set for his 4-year-old debut after a quick bounce back from a minor shoe mishap and missing his first target due to poor weather conditions. Read More...

B. Wayne Hughes Named Winner of Galbreath Award

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
The University of Louisville College of Business Equine Industry Program has named Spendthrift Farm owner B. Wayne Hughes the winner of the 2019 John W. Galbreath Award for outstanding entrepreneurship in the equine industry. Read More...

Songbird Delivers Filly by Tapit

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Timber Town Stable Jan. 27 announced on Twitter that Songbird delivered her second foal, a filly by Tapit, on Jan. 26. Read More...

Florida Sire Greatness to Stand at Solera Farm

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Dr. Krista Seltzer announced Jan. 27 that the sire Greatness will stand the 2020 season at Solera Farm in Williston, west of Ocala, Fla. Read More...

Kerr Appointed National Stud Chief Operating Officer

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Kerr is a graduate of the Irish National Stud Thoroughbred Breeding Course, which she attended in 2007. Read More...

Magic Wand to Target Saudi Cup for Next Start

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
The globetrotting Magic Wand looks set to be on her travels yet again as connections could break new ground next month with an ambitious attempt at the $20 million Saudi Cup on dirt. Read More...

Surging Golden Sixty Takes Hong Kong Classic Mile

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
Golden Sixty, closely chased by stablemate More Than This, scored his fifth win of the local season Dec. 27 in the Hong Kong Classic Mile, giving trainer Francis Lui a potential one-two punch for the BMW Hong Kong Derby. Read More...

Southwest Regional: Business is A-OK

Blood-Horse | 18 hours ago
BREEDER AND SALES CONSIGNOR Judy Curry of Tuttle, Okla., said she's been told she's incurable. But that's alright with her because it's her love for Thoroughbreds that can't be treated. Read More...

Bodecream Rallies to Texas Turf Mile Victory

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Red Lane Thoroughbreds' Bodecream made the best of a quick pace up front in the inaugural $200,000 Texas Turf Mile Stakes and rallied to a clear victory at 9-1 Jan. 26 at Sam Houston Race Park. Read More...

Lady Apple Surges Late to Take Houston Ladies Classic

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Serengeti Empress led from the gate of the $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic (G3) at Sam Houston Race Park, but in the end she couldn't hold off the grinding effort of Phoenix Thoroughbreds and KatieRich Stables' Lady Apple. Read More...

Dot Matrix Makes the Grade in John B. Connally Turf Cup

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Ten Strike Racing's Dot Matrix was the 3-1 third choice behind Mike Maker's duo of Marzo and Bemma's Boy, but held off his closing rivals to win his first graded stakes in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup (G3T) Jan. 26 at Sam Houston Race Park. Read More...

Pegasus Score Has Breeder Alvarez-Calderon Soaring

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Mucho Gusto's score in the Jan. 25 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1) adds to the legacy of longtime Peruvian horseman Bernardo Alvarez-Calderon. Read More...

Upcoming Derby, Oaks Preps Keep 3-Year-Olds Busy

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
With three preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) and three for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) slated next weekend, 3-year-olds were out in full force Jan. 26 to prepare toward their upcoming starts. Read More...

Rowdy Yates Nabs Riley Allison Derby in Stretch

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
L and N Racing's Rowdy Yates added to the day's list of wins Jan. 26 for trainer Steve Asmussen when he took the $104,200 Riley Allison Derby at Sunland Park in his season debut. Read More...

Mucho Gusto Returns to California in Good Order

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The Gulfstream Park back side was crowded with vans during the early morning hours of Jan. 26  as horses shipped out of the South Florida base following the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Presented by Runhappy (G1) . Read More...

Pierro Colt Tops Day 1 of New Zealand’s Karaka Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
A NZ$900,000 (US$538,652) colt with the potent Pierro-Redoute's Choice cross has the honor of being the highest-priced lot ever sold by Westbury Stud and the most expensive horse on the opening day of the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale. Read More...

Midnight Bisou On Track for Saudi Cup Challenge

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Midnight Bisou was among notable horses, along with Maximum Security and McKinzie, to skip the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1). Instead, all three are pointing toward the first Saudi Cup Feb. 29. Read More...

Freshening, Smooth Trip Pay Off For Zulu Alpha

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Mike Maker reported Jan. 26 that Zulu Alpha and his other Pegasus Turf starter, Bloom Racing Stable's Henley's Joy (seventh), both returned from the 1 3/16-mile stakes in fine shape. Read More...

McManus, Myerscough Among Those Honored at ITBA Awards

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
One of the racing and bloodstock industries' greatest supporters was accorded the highest honor at the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association national awards the evening of Jan. 25 as JP McManus was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Read More...

Mucho Gusto Much the Best in Pegasus World Cup

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Bob Baffert's reaction after Mucho Gusto's Pegasus World Cup (G1) victory at Gulfstream Park: "Damn, I wish I would have flown down there!'" Read More...

Classic Mile Kicks Off Hong Kong Derby Series

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Hong Kong's top 4-year-olds will embark on the road to the BMW Hong Kong Derby before a mostly empty grandstand Jan. 27 at Sha Tin Racecourse, caused from precautions to limit the coronavirus that developed in mainland China early this month. Read More...

Pioneer Spirit Extends Win Streak in Fifth Season

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Lawrence Roman, Heads Up Racing, and Lucky Dog Stables' Pioneer Spirit ran his win streak to three Jan. 25, holding off Bankit to prevail by a head in a division of the $100,000 Fifth Season Stakes at Oaklawn Park.  Read More...

Mucho Gusto Fires Another Bullet in Pegasus World Cup

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Bob Baffert's reaction after Mucho Gusto's Pegasus World Cup (G1) victory at Gulfstream Park: "Damn, I wish I would have flown down there!'" Read More...

Gulfstream Handle Rises Nearly 11% on Sunny Pegasus Day

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The purses may have been down for the Pegasus World Cup races, but the bottom line was up. Read More...

Captain Scotty Leads Gate-to-Wire in Palos Verdes

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Hours after Joe Hernandez Stakes (G2T) winner Texas Wedge prevailed in Saturday's $150,000 World of Trouble Stakes at Gulfstream in Florida, the race's fifth-place finisher, Captain Scotty, won the $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. Read More...

Spooky Channel Scores 36-1 Upset in W. L. McKnight

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
At Gulfstream Park Jan. 25, Heart to Heart's connections of owner Terry Hamilton and trainer Brian Lynch had another grass horse step up and win a graded stakes race when Spooky Channel lit up the toteboard with an upset in the W. L. McKnight (G3T). Read More...

Mucho Gusto Gets His Grade 1 in Pegasus World Cup

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Prince Faisal Bin Kaled's Mucho Gusto, placed in three previous grade 1 events, claimed top honors Jan. 25 as he drew off in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1) at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Ice Box Relocated to Pennsylvania

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Grade 1-winning son of Pulpit stood past five years at Millennium Farms. Read More...

Mr. Buff Repeats in Jazil Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Chester and Mary Broman's Mr. Buff notched five stakes wins in 2019 and started his 6-year-old campaign in similar fashion, leading at every call to win the $102,925 Jazil Stakes for a second consecutive year Jan. 25 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Uncle Mo Filly Serein Joins Oaks Trail After Japan Win

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After defeating males Jan. 25 in an allowance at Nakayama Racecourse, North Hills' Serein is possible for the Feb. 20 UAE Oaks (G3). Read More...

Mean Mary Cruises to Frontrunning Win in La Prevoyante

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Allowed to get away with an opening mile in a dawdling 1:42.59 under jockey Luis Saez, Alex G. Campbell's homebred Mean Mary cruised to a five-length victory in the $200,000 La Prevoyante Stakes Presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka (G3T). Read More...

Zulu Alpha Upsets Magic Wand in Pegasus World Cup Turf

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Former claimer Zulu Alpha turned back world traveler Magic Wand Jan. 25 with a rail-skimming run to victory in the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational Stakes presented by Runhappy (G1T) at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Night of Thunder Gets First Australian Group Winner

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Kildangan Stud resident's daughter A Beautiful Night wins the Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield. Read More...

Pink Sands Rallies Late to Take Inside Information

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
With a late rally down the outside, Pink Sands sailed past rivals favored over her to capture the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes presented by Runhappy Matchmaker Series (G2) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 25. Read More...

Brushwood Stable’s Betty Moran Dies at 89

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Elizabeth "Betty" Ranney Moran, the owner and breeder of multiple grade 1 winners through Brushwood Stable, died peacefully Jan. 23 at home in Malvern, Pa. She was 89. Read More...

Atomic Blonde Blows Away Competition in South Beach

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
John D. Gunther and Eurowest Bloodstock Services' Atomic Blonde showed off her explosive turn of foot Jan. 25 when she powered through deep stretch to take the $150,000 South Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  Read More...

Phat Man Returns Dividends in Fred W. Hooper

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Just over six months after being acquired for $65,000 at the Fasig-Tipton July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale in Kentucky, Phat Man has his connections playing with house money. Read More...

Longtime Thoroughbred Proponent Ashton Moynihan Dies

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Ashton Moynihan, funding director for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, died Jan. 24 after a long battle with cancer. She is remembered as a dedicated proponent of Thoroughbred aftercare. Read More...

Texas Wedge Gives Miller Another Turf Sprint Stakes Win

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Trainer Peter Miller won what he believes to be his first race ever at Gulfstream Park, and you can take a guess at what type of race it was. Read More...

Ten to Square Off in Wide-Open Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
If there's a slogan for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1), "What a difference a day makes" would be the odds-on choice. Read More...

Gold Street Leads Throughout in Smarty Jones

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Possessing speed and an affinity for racing on wet tracks proved a winning combination for Gold Street in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes Jan. 24 on opening day at Oaklawn Park. Read More...

Colt is First Born for Florida Sire Long On Value

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Long On Value, who stands at Pleasant Acres Stallions, sired his first reported foal Jan. 22 when a colt was born near Ocala, Fla., at Hidden Oaks Farm, for Just For Fun Stables. Read More...

Spiced Perfection Tops Inside Information Field

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
It would be a nice touch if Pink Sands won the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes Presented by Runhappy Matchmaker Series (G2). Read More...