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EquiLottery Wins Support From Kentucky Farms

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
EquiLottery, a game based on the results of live races, has picked up support from leading Thoroughbred breeding farms in Kentucky, president and chief executive officer Brad Cummings said Sept. 11. Read More...

EquiLottery Wins Support From Kentucky Farms

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
EquiLottery, a game based on the results of live races, has picked up support from leading Thoroughbred breeding farms in Kentucky, president and chief executive officer Brad Cummings said Sept. 11. Read More...

Mullaney to Florida Equine Communications

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Mike Mullaney, who currently serves as executive director of the New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, will be returning to Florida to serve as the managing editor of Florida Equine Communications. Read More...

Sire Brethren to Pleasant Acres in Florida

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Brethren, a half brother to Kentucky Derby winner and leading freshman sire Super Saver, is moving from Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla., to Pleasant Acres, near Morriston, Fla., for the 2015 breeding season. Read More...

Brethren to Pleasant Acres in Florida

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Brethren, a half brother to Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner and leading freshman sire Super Saver, is moving from Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla., to Pleasant Acres, near Morriston, Fla., for the 2015 breeding season. Read More...

Filly, Two Colts Each Bring More than $1M

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The action picked up early during the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 11 when three yearlings each brought more than $1 million in quick succession. Read More...

Haskin: View From the Verrazano

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Steve Haskin remembers reactions from New York horsemen after 9/11. Read More...

Four People Denied Stud Book Privileges

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The Jockey Club announced Sept. 11 that two people will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book permanently and that two others will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for five years. Read More...

Freshened Julie’s Love Heads Noble Damsel

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Julie's Love, who has plenty of graded stakes experience, gets a slight edge in the Sept. 13 Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park. The $200,000 race for older fillies and mares is at a mile on the Widener Course. Read More...

Virginians Take Over Laurel Park Sept. 13

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The cooperative spirit between racing and breeding programs in the Mid-Atlantic region will be on full display Sept. 13 when Maryland's Laurel Park offers five stakes for horses bred and/or sired in Virginia. Read More...

Keeneland Sept Yearling Sale: Day 3 Wrap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Evan Hammonds recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including comments from Peter Berglar of Sonereath Stud, which purchased Hip 549, a Tiznow filly, for $1.1 million. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales. Read More...

Long On Value Choice in Mystic Lake Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The richest race of the 68-day Canterbury Park season, the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, features a field of 12 3-year-olds Sept. 13 including 4-1 morning line favorite Long On Value, trained by Bill Mott. Read More...

Aurelia’s Belle, Stellaris Duel in Pucker Up

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Arlington Park Oaks first two finishers, Aurelia's Belle and Stellaris, clash again in 1 1/8-mile Polytrack test at Arlington Sept. 13. Read More...

Natalma: Dozen Vying for Breeder’s Cup Date

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A dozen 2-year-old fillies have a chance to stamp their ticket for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT) when they square off in the $200,000 Natalma Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine lawn Sept. 13. Read More...

Super Saver Primed for Success

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Super Saver's first crop began attracting attention at the 2013 yearling sales. His foals have only improved since then and have now placed the 2010 Kentucky Derby winner at the top of the freshman sire list. Read More...

Hips to Watch: Keeneland September Day 4

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Here is a selection of noteworthy pedigrees for yearlings set to sell at Keeneland's September auction Thursday, Sept. 11, the final day of Book 1. Read More...

September Sale Strong Despite Day 3 Drop

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A $1.45 million Dubawi filly headed Keeneland September's third session, which posted declines--but the auction's overall average and median remain ahead of last year's Read More...

Woodbine’s Bold Venture Stakes Up For Grabs

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
It's anybody's race as 11 sprinters line up for 6 1/2-furlong Polytrack test at Woodbine. Read More...

Woodbine’s Bold Venture Stakes Up For Grabs

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
It's anybody's race as 11 sprinters line up for 6 1/2-furlong Polytrack test at Woodbine. Read More...

Tiznow Filly Brings $1.1M at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Stonereath Farm went to $1.1 million for a Tiznow filly Sept. 10 at the Keeneland September yearling sale. Consigned by Stone Farm, she's the second million-dollar filly to sell on the day. Read More...

Xcellence Heads 10 in Deep Sands Point

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Martin Schwartz has enjoyed great success buying European fillies and bringing them over to enjoy graded stakes success in the U.S., a move he seeks to repeat with Xcellence, who makes her third U.S. start in the Sands Point Read More...

Smiling Tiger Transferring to Harris Farms

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
After a successful first breeding season, California stallion Smiling Tiger is being moved to John Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif., co-owner Phil Lebherz confirmed Sept. 3. Read More...

Dubawi Filly Brings $1.45M at Keeneland

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Flaxman Stables bought the lone Dubawi yearling in the Keeneland September sale Sept. 10 for $1.45 million. Out of the 2003 Vodafone Epsom Oaks (Eng-I) winner Casual Look, the bay filly was bred by William S. Farish. Read More...

Bernardini Colt Brings $925,000 at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A Bernardini half brother to grade I winner R Heat Lightning brings $925,000 on the third day of Book One at the 2014 Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Day Three: Bernardini Colt Brings $925,000

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A Bernardini half brother to grade I winner R Heat Lightning brings $925,000 on the third day of Book One at the 2014 Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Regally Ready Back on Turf in More Than Ready

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Vinery Stables' Regally Ready, blowout winner of a stakes on the dirt in his last start, is scheduled to return to his best surface Sept. 13 in the $200,000 More Than Ready Mile on the grass at Kentucky Downs. Read More...

Steady as She Goes – By Eric Mitchell

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A stable market is a good market. Read More...

Keeneland Sale: Strong, Competitive Market

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
As the Keeneland September yearling sale entered its third session Sept. 10, there was unanimity among the major players that the results so far indicated a strong, competitive auction market. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale: Lyn Burleson

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Lyn Burleson discusses the $1.6 million yearling sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Read More...

Ryan Named GM of Adena Springs Kentucky

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Eoin Ryan will replace Eric Hamelback as general manager of Adena Springs Kentucky, the farm said Sept. 10. Read More...

Keeneland Sept Sale: Denali’s Craig Bandoroff

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Craig Bandoroff discusses his War Front colt that sold for $1.3 million and the overall market. Read More...

Indiana Champ Unreachable Star Retired at 10

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Loosen Up Stables' Unreachable Star, the all-time money-winning Indiana-bred racehorse with $784,595 in earnings, has been retired at age 10 because of a soft tissue injury in his left front leg. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale: Peter O’Callaghan

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Peter O'Callaghan of Woods Edge Farm talks about the yearling sale so far. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale: Day 2 Wrap

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Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale, including the numbers and the top sellers, as well as comments from Mandy Pope, who purchased the session-topper. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales. Read More...

Keeneland Sept Yearling Sale: Day 2 Wrap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, including the numbers, and the top sellers, as well as comments from Mandy Pope, who purchased the top seller. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Read More...

Haskin: Early Lowdown on the BC Classic

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
An early glimpse at how the race might shape up and what each horse has to do to give him the best chance of winning. Read More...

Oxbow’s Half Brother Leads Keeneland Gains

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Led by a $1.6 Unbridled's Song -- Tizamazing colt, Keeneland's September yearling sale posts significant gains across the board at its second session Sept. 9. Read More...

Lucrative Kentucky Turf Cup Awaits War Dancer

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade II winner War Dancer will try to secure the most lucrative victory of his career when the 4-year-old son of War Front faces an expected 10 rivals in the $600,000 Kentucky Cup Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 13. Read More...

Pope Goes to $1.6M for Oxbow’s Half Brother

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Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm bought the half brother to Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Oxbow. The colt is by Unbridled's Song. Read More...

Tapit Filly is Fourth Keeneland Millionaire

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Canadian farm owner Robert Krembil buys a daughter of Tapit out of graded stakes winner Super Espresso for $1 million. She is the fourth horse to sell for a million or more at the Keeneland September sale. Read More...

Owner-Trainer El Deeb Denied License in MN

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Citing concerns about neglect of horses owned by Mohamed El Deeb, the Minnesota Racing Commission on Sept. 6 denied his license applications, saying he was "unsuitable for licensing in Minnesota in any capacity." Read More...

Jockey Club T.I.P. Award Winners Announced

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) has announced the recipients of its two noncompetition awards for 2014, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award. Read More...

Hips to Watch: Keeneland September Day 3

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A selection of noteworthy pedigrees for Book 1's third session at the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Coolmore Buys War Front Colt for $1.3 Million

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A War Front colt was purchased by Coolmore's M.V. Magnier for $1.3 million as the first seven-figure offering during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale second session Sept. 9. Read More...

Keeping Eye on Lea, Will Take Charge

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
With the retirement of Palace Malice, plenty of attention will be placed on this year's 3-year-olds, starting with dual classic winner California Chrome and last year's champion 2-year-old male Shared Belief. Read More...

The Week in Photos for 9/9/2014

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Churchill Downs, Del Mar, Louisiana Downs, Arlington Park, Finger Lakes, Gulfstream & More! Read More...

Keeneland September: Consignor John Sikura

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John Sikura of Hill 'n' Dale discusses the Keeneland September sale and Super Saver's half brother. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale 2014 – Hip 105

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A filly by Bernardini sold for $1.2 million at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale 2014 – Hip 29

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A filly by Curlin sold for $1.1 million at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Read More...

Keeneland September Sale 2014 – Hip 160

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A colt by Tapit sold for $900,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Read More...