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Hakassan to Stud at Millennium Farms

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Hakassan, winner of the 2012 Chilean Triple Crown and that year's champion 3-year-old in that country, has been imported to the United States to take up stallion duties at Millennium Farms near Lexington. Read More...

Atreides’ First Foal is a Filly

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Atreides, a stakes-winning son of Medaglia d'Oro, sired his first reported foal Jan. 20 at Chuck and Lyra Miller's Rosecrest Farm in Paris, Ky., Hill 'n' Dale Farms announced Jan. 27. Read More...

Flexibility Aims for Another Aqueduct Victory

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
After opening the season with an easy victory in the Jerome Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct, Flexibility will try for a second straight stakes win there in the $250,000 Withers Stakes (gr. III). Read More...

First Foal for Capo Bastone is a Filly

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first reported foal by grade I winner Capo Bastone arrived at Y-Lo Racing Stables in Ocala, Fla. Jan. 23. The foal is a filly out of Y-Lo's homebred Speightstown mare Speightstown Girl. Read More...

Charles Town Races Cancels Jan. 28 Racing

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Citing the continued impact of the extreme winter weather that moved through West Virginia's eastern panhandle last weekend, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled live racing for Thursday, Jan. 28. Read More...

West Coast Regional: Hometown Hawkeye

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Madison County Thoroughbred finds its niche in Iowa Read More...

Health Zone: Stallion Register 2016

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Chiropractic Care of the Breeding Stallion Read More...

California Chrome to Run Feb. 25 in Dubai

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
California Chrome will run Feb. 25 in a 2,000-meter handicap to prep for the March 26 Dubai World Cup (UAE_I) rather than racing on the March 5 "Super Saturday" program, assistant trainer Alan Sherman confirmed Jan. 26. Read More...

Focus on Marketing at Asian Racing Conference

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Asian Racing Conference continued Wednesday in Mumbai with a discussion of the updated methods used in various jurisdictions to market horse racing. Read More...

Strong U.S. Contingent for Dubai World Cup

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Led by 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome, a strong contingent of U.S.-based horses head the nominees to this year's $10-million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I) March 26 at Meydan Racecourse. Read More...

Slideshow: Training Progeny of Bernardini

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
In this continuing series about top horses sired by popular sires, trainers share their views on Bernardini's offspring. Read More...

American Pharoah Kentucky’s Top Sportsman

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In record-setting fashion, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah secured the Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sportsman of the Year honor Jan. 26. Read More...

NY Strengthens Multiple Violator Penalties

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
New York regulators have given final approval to several equine drug rules, including a new system of minimum penalties for repeat drug violators. Read More...

Dream Dance DQ’d From Golden Rod Third

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Stoneway Farm's Dream Dance has been disqualified from her third-place finish in the 2015 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs after she tested positive for an overage phenylbutazone. Read More...

IRB Passes Rules Amid Industry Turmoil

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Illinois Racing Board Jan. 26, over the objection of horsemen and breeders, advanced a request by the state's three remaining tracks for more flexibility in carding races. Read More...

Keeneland Adds Sales Associate

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Keeneland announced Jan. 26 that Jesse Ullery will join the sales department as a sales associate. Read More...

NY Bans Trainer Sedlacek for Five Years

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Trainer Roy Sedlacek was banned from all racetracks in New York for five years by regulators following what officials said was evidence two horses that ran last October at Belmont were administered an opioid analgesic drug. Read More...

Cassatt Back to Defend Houston Ladies Title

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Treated for a suspensory issue and osselets at Rood & Riddle, the 5-year-old daughter of Tapit returned in her second start off the layup to win the Dec. 13 She's All In Handicap. Her connections hope for another win Jan. 30. Read More...

Whatawonderflworld, Vieja Luna Win OBS Races

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
In his stakes and 3-year-old season debut, Whatawonderflworld rallied from fifth to score a clear victory in the $100,000 OBS Championship Stakes Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Ocala Training Center. Read More...

Tote Issue Impacts Live Racing, Simulcasts

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Several tracks canceled live racing, and full-card simulcasts were suspended, because of a tote issue Jan. 26. Read More...

Kaigun Faces Full Field In Connally Turf Cup

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kaigun, Da Big Hoss, and Big John B figure to take most of the action in this early season turf test going long, with Going Somewhere a lively longshot. Read More...

Inside the January 30, 2016 Issue

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When Hialeah ruled South Florida and more inside the January 30, 2016 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine. Read More...

Princess Zahra Aga Khan Talks Breeding

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
During the Asian Racing Conference Jan. 25 at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai, Princess Zahra Aga Khan provided some in-depth thoughts on Thoroughbred breeding, calling for more patience. Read More...

154 Cataloged for The Florida Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 154 juveniles for The Florida Sale, scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, in the walking ring at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Read More...

Glory Days – by Lenny Shulman

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A multitude of stars have passed in the last fortnight. Read More...

Wagering Issues Focus of Asian Conference

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Wagering-related issues continue to shadow the horseracing industry as evidenced by the first business session Jan. 26 during the Asian Racing Conference in Mumbai, India. Read More...

Frankel Colt Tops New Zealand Yearling Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first yearling sired by European Horse of the Year Frankel to be auctioned in the Southern Hemisphere was sold for NZ$1.3 million (US$843,232) during the Jan. 26 final day of the Karaka 2016 Premier Sale. Read More...

Bob & Beverly Lewis: Beloved Racing Royalty

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Few people in the sport have ever been as genuinely beloved and admired as Bob and Beverly Lewis. Read More...

The Week in Photos for 1/26/2016

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Santa Anita Park, Turf Paradise, Sam Houston, Tampa Bay Downs, Hong Kong and More. Read More...

Guilfoil Named New KHRC Executive Director

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Marc A. Guilfoil as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He has been with the KHRC since 1988. Read More...

Steve Haskin’s Derby Dozen – January 26, 2016

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Steve Haskin analyzes how much of a factor the Holy Bull Stakes will be for his Derby Dozen. Who do you think deserves to be at number 1? Read More...

Kentucky Horseman Ted Bates Dies at 92

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Horsemen Ted Bates, who was associated with a number of Central Kentucky farms over several decades and was a former general manager of Fasig-Tipton Kentucky, died Jan. 22 at the age of 92. Read More...

Filly Goes Fastest Three-Eighths at OBS Show

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A Pioneerof the Nile filly drilled three furlongs in :32 4/5, the fastest time for the distance at the Jan. 25 under tack show for the horses of racing age section of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale. Read More...

Kinchen: Discipline Key to Handicapping

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Jonathon Kinchen will have the maximum two of more than 600 entries for the Jan. 28-30 NHC finals in Las Vegas. As a rookie last year, Kinchen finished seventh and 11th in the championship. Read More...

Irish Bloodstock Sales Continue Growth

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
While sales and exports of Irish bloodstock have risen the past several years and betting handle and purses are up, other facets of the Irish Thoroughbred industry show declines. Read More...

Kiss the Kid Moves to Poplar Creek in Ohio

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kiss the Kid, a 13-year-old Lemon Drop Kid stallion, is standing at Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio, for a fee of $2,500 this year. Read More...

New Racing Museum Development Director Named

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Cate M. Johnson, office manager for the Kiaran McLaughlin Racing Stable, has been named director of development at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., effective March 31. Read More...

Mountaineer Sets 2016 Racing Schedule

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort has released its 2016 racing schedule and, as was the case last year, the West Virginia track will offer 160 programs. Read More...

Keeneland Named a ‘Best Places to Work in KY’

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Keeneland Association has been announced as a winner of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management. Read More...

Tepin, Airoforce Work Toward Tampa Bay Stakes

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After sending out at least 17 horses for works Sunday, the Mark Casse stable had another busy day Monday, Jan. 25, with champion Tepin and 3-year-old Airoforce on the work tab at Palm Meadows Training Center. Read More...

Vorticity Could Be Schera’s Next Star

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
For Matt Schera, whose multiple graded stakes winner Race Day entered stud this year, Vorticity could be a star on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Read More...

More Than 850 Shows Approved by T.I.P.

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The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program has approved awards and classes for more than 850 shows in 43 states and Canadian provinces during 2016. Read More...

Lady Shipman Prepares for 2016 Debut

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Ranlo Investments' multiple stakes winner Lady Shipman, most recently second against males in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), could make her 4-year-old debut in the $75,000 Ladies Turf Sprint Feb. 6 at Gulfstream. Read More...

Strong Start to New Zealand Yearling Sale

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A diverse group of international buyers led to across-the-board increases for key figures during the Jan. 25 first day of the two-day Karaka premier sale conducted by New Zealand Bloodstock. Read More...

California Chrome ‘Feeling Good’ in Dubai

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Decked out in his fresh new "Chrome" jacket in the paddock area just before the fourth race at Santa Anita Park Jan. 24, Art Sherman gave a glowing report on California Chrome's condition since landing in Dubai. Read More...

Conquest Big E Has Easy Drill for Holy Bull

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Conquest Stables' Tapit colt Conquest Big E took another step toward his 3-year-old debut in the $350,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (gr. II) Jan. 30 at Gulfstream Park with an easy half-mile breeze Jan. 24. Read More...

IL Group Restates Opposition to Rule Changes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Jan. 24 said proposed changes in state racing regulations, as well as another rule that allows racetracks to "recapture" purse money, "threaten to crush" horse racing. Read More...

Galileo Inducted Into ITBA Hall of Fame

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The extraordinary record of Coolmore Stud stallion Galileo was recognized Jan. 23 when he was inducted into the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association's Hall of Fame. Read More...

Gomo Still Eyeing Kentucky Oaks

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On the mend since a bone chip was discovered and removed in her ankle last October, Reddam Racing's Gomo should be returning to track soon for trainer Doug O'Neill. Read More...

Laurel Quick to Recover From Heavy Snow

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Laurel Park has canceled its live racing program for Jan. 25, but not because of the about 30 inches of snow that fell on the racing surface over the weekend. Read More...