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Saratoga Fall Sale Catalog Online

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 319 entries for The Saratoga Fall Sale, the company's mixed sale annually held in Saratoga Springs, NY. Read More...

California Chrome Atop World’s Best Rankings

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Off his dominating victory in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 20 at Del Mar, California Chrome has moved back to the top of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2016. Read More...

Runhappy Works from Gate in 1:14 1/5

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sprint male champion Runhappy continues to move toward his 2016 debut with a six-furlong work in 1:14 1/5 from the gate Sept. 15 at Churchill Downs. Hall of Fame rider Edgar Prado flew in for the move. Read More...

What’s Going On Here: Size Doesn’t Matter

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
TOBA Awards dinner brings together breeders of all shapes and sizes Read More...

Keeneland September Sale Session 3 Recap

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Claire Novak recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including a look at some of the top sellers, and an overall look at Book 1. Also includes comments from Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency Read More...

Dacita Hopes to Keep Rolling in Canadian

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sheep Pond Partners and Bradley Thoroughbreds' Dacita will look to win her third straight race in her first trip to Canada Sept. 17 for the $300,000 Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine, but she'll have to deal with a local in top form. Read More...

Tapit, War Front Yearlings Boost Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Buyers’ appetites for yearlings by leading sires Tapit and War Front fueled a frenzied Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale topped by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million as Book 1 ended with numbers well ahead of last year. Read More...

Is Arrogate For Real?

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
All you had to do was replace the sandy loam of Saratoga Racetrack with the lush green grass of Europe's finest racecourses Read More...

Brown Sends Two Turfers to Northern Dancer

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Wake Forest, Big Blue Kitten, and The Pizza Man all have to prove they can regain past form when they square off against solid runners Danish Dynaformer and World Approval in 12-furlong turf test at Woodbine Read More...

Pope Acquires Two Seven-Figure Tapit Fillies

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm bought two back-to-back Tapit fillies, each for seven figures, during the late stages of Book 1's final session Sept. 14 at the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Casse Takes Aim at CD Juvenile Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Mark Casse has plenty of firepower in Churchill Downs' two 1 1/16-mile stakes for 2-year-olds Sept. 17, the Iroquois and Pocahontas stakes. Read More...

Another Seven-Figure War Front Colt

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Shadwell Estate Company struck again for a well-bred yearling at the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, going to $1.9 million to acquire a War Front colt from the Lane’s End consignment. Read More...

Tin Type Gal, Galileo’s Song Meet Again

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
My Meadowview Farm's homebred Tin Type Gal and Dell Ridge Farm's Galileo's Song, just a neck apart July 24 in the Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park, will face off again Sept. 17 in the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes (gr. IIT). Read More...

Eaton’s Tapit Colt Lights Up Bid Board

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A Tapit colt who is a half brother to multiple grade I winner Mucho Macho Man lit up the Keeneland bid board when purchased by Bridlewood Farm and M. V. Magnier for $2 million during the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Meadowlands Thoroughbred Meet Cuts Takeout

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Meadowlands all-turf Thoroughbred meet, which begins Sept. 28, will offer an across-the-board takeout rate of 15%, the lowest in the nation. Read More...

Ahh Chocolate Looks Hot in Locust Grove

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Ahh Chocolate, winner of two graded stakes, looks to have a class edge in the Locust Grove, but will have to turn the tables on Innovative Idea, who outfinished her in the Groupie Doll Stakes last out. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia Logs Parx Work for Cotillion

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Cash Is King's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Cathryn Sophia continued preparations for Parx Racing's $1 million Cotillion (gr. I) Sept. 14 with a half-mile breeze over the Bensalem, Pa. oval. Read More...

War Front Colt Goes for $1.3M at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A War Front colt produced from the two-time grade I-winning A.P. Indy mare Love and Pride became the second seven-figure yearling Sept. 13 at the Keeneland September yearling sale when purchased by Shadwell Estate Co. for $1.3 million. Read More...

Beholder’s Half Brother Brings $3 Million

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Clarkland Farm hit another home run at the Keeneland September yearling sale when a half brother to three-time champion Beholder and to grade I winner and sire Into Mischief was purchased by M. V. Magnier for Coolmore interests for $3 million. Read More...

Casse Targets Woodbine Mile With Tepin

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mark Casse holds his north of the border success up as one of the catalyst behind his career rebirth, and brings reigning champion turf female Tepin to his adopted hometrack for the first time to face seven male rivals in the eight-furlong test. Read More...

Consignors High on Animal Kingdom Yearlings

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The first yearlings by Darley's Kentucky Derby winner have been lauded for their intelligence. Read More...

Orb Combines Quality and Value

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
First-crop yearlings by Claiborne Farm's son of Malibu Moon are attractive with "great walks," say breeders and consignors. Read More...

TOBA National Awards Dinner 2016

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TOBA National Awards Dinner 2016 Read More...

Shanghai Bobby’s First Crop Rich in Athletes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Yearlings by the champion son of Harlan's Holiday have been largely well-received during Book 1 of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Sweezey Explains Havre de Grace Colt Faux Pas

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Wayne Sweezey had a sleepless night Sept. 13, after a well-bred horse he consigned to the Tuesday session of the Keeneland September yearling sale went unsold following a rare mistake by the well-respected horseman. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale Session 2 Recap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Claire Novak recaps Day 2 of the 2016 Keeneland September yearling sale, including a look at some of the top sellers. Also includes comments from Geoffrey G. Russell, Keeneland Director of Sales. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency Read More...

New Sale Topper, High-Priced RNA at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Keeneland September yearling sale's second session offered plenty of excitement: a new sale topper, an expensive buy-back that turned out to be a mistake, two high-priced yearlings sold by Airdrie Stud, and a continued uptick in prices. Read More...

Tapit Colt New Sale Topper at $1.2 Million

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
They saved the best for last during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale when a colt by Tapit out of the grade I winner Hooh Why was bought by Crupi's New Castle Farm for $1.2 million. Read More...

Havre de Grace’s Son a $1.9 Million RNA

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first colt produced from Horse of the Year Havre de Grace was bought back by Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm for $1.9 million during the Sept. 13 second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Songbird Drills Bullet at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Sails through pre-Cotillion move Sept. 12 Read More...

The Week in Photos for 9/13/2016

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The week in photos has a major international flare this week, including Ireland, France, Korea plus several domestic races! Read More...

Arod Among Europeans for Woodbine Mile Card

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The European contingent for the Sept. 17 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT) program, which features three graded turf stakes, arrived late evening Sept. 12 following a flight from Amsterdam. Read More...

Another Airdrie Yearling for $900,000

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud had its second $900,000 yearling sale during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13 when Japan-based Shadai Farm went to that level for a War Front colt. Read More...

TIP Announces Non-Competition Award Winners

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program Sept. 13 announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2016: the TIP Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the TIP Young Rider of the Year Award. Read More...

Eaton’s Tapit Colt Attracting Attention

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A striking gray Tapit colt who is a half brother to multiple grade I winner Mucho Macho Man is among the top horses to watch for during the Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Tapit Colt Lights Up Bid Board Early

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
One of the best-bred Tapits in the Keeneland September yearling sale catalog lit up the bid board early during the Sept. 13 second session, selling for $900,000 to William Mack and Robert Baker. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale Session 1 Recap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Claire Novak brings us the Keeneland September Yearling Sale session 1 numbers. Listen to Geoffrey Russell and Bob Elliston share thoughts on how session 1 finished and their projections for the rest of the sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Read More...

Kentucky Downs Surpasses Wagering Records

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kentucky Downs has already smashed its single-season mark for wagering, and still has the Sept. 15 card remaining in the all-grass track's elite five-date meet. Read More...

Solid Start to Keeneland September Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Boosted by a broad-based international buying bench and the appeal of top-caliber sires Medaglia d’Oro, Tapit, and War Front, the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale had a solid opening Sept. 12. Read More...

Hip 166 – Keeneland September Sale 2016

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A War Front filly who had a significant update in her pedigree became the second-highest priced offering at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 12 when agent John Ferguson went to $900,000 to acquire the bay filly on behalf of Sheikh Mohammed Read More...

Sam F. Davis Joins ‘Road to Kentucky Derby’

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The grade III race is a key Tampa Bay Derby prep Read More...

Flintshire, Lady Eli Exit Belmont Works Well

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Flintshire and Lady Eli headed a sizable contingent of Chad Brown trainees breezing at Belmont Park Sept. 12. Read More...

BloodHorse Print Edition Held a Day

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The print edition of BloodHorse will be held a day to include a special report on the opening session of Keeneland's September yearling sale. Read More...

Jockey Club Gold Cup Field Begins to Form

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Shaman Ghost, Mubtaahij, Effinex lead cast Read More...

Ferguson to $900,000 for War Front Filly

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A War Front filly who is from the family of recent group I winner Churchill became the second-highest-priced offering at the Keeneland September yearling sale when agent John Ferguson went to $900,000. Read More...

Tepin Posts Final Work Ahead of Woodbine Mile

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Covered four furlongs in :49.71 at Saratoga Read More...

CDI, JRA Team for ‘Japan Road to KY Derby’

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Churchill Downs Inc. has teamed with the Japan Racing Association to create a series of races in Japan that could annually produce a starter in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Read More...

Team Valor Acquires Half in Unbeaten Va Bank

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Team Valor International has acquired a 50% interest in Poland-based Va Bank, a 4-year-old son of Archipenko, who is unbeaten in 12 career starts after winning the Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe (Ger-III) Aug. 27 at Baden-Baden in Germany. Read More...

Hip 48 – Keeneland September Sale 2016

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A Medaglia d'Oro colt became the first seven-figure offering during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale when he was bought by M. V. Magnier of Coolmore Stud for $1 million early during the Sept. 12 session. Read More...