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First-crop classic types selling well at Keeneland

Claiborne first-crop sire Blame is enjoying a banner Keeneland September yearling sales. To date, his stats are dazzling for a horse whose yearlings were conceived on a $35,000 stud fee: 28 sold for a gross of $5,442,000, for an average price of $194,357 and a median of $192,500. The latter number is particularly impressive. Blame’s […] Read More...

Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred sale: Some horses to watch in the sales ring

DRF | 12 months ago
Joe Nevills examines five standout catalog pages from the Fasig-Tipton New-York preferred yearling sale. Read More...

Blame, Quality Road top new sires weanling sales

DRF | 2 years ago
Joe Nevills 0 The two Kentucky mixed sales in November offered buyers their first look at foals from a number of new sires. Twenty-two fir... Read More...

SCOTT: Do pretty horses win more races than plain or homely ones?

Questioning the length of racing careers before being sent to stud, Jeff Scott of The Saratogian goes to four newly retired stallion prospects (Eskendereya, Concord Point, Afleet Express and Majesticperfection) as examples. Read more at The Saratogian Read More...

Eskendereya to Stand at Taylor Made for $30,000

PRESS RELEASE Grade 1 winner and leading 3-year-old Eskendereya will stand his inaugural season at Taylor Made Stallions for a fee of $30,000 live foal, stands and nurses. The powerful chestnut son of Giant’s Causeway took the racing public by storm in 2010, winning the Fountain of Youth (G2) and Wood Memorial (G1) in back-to-back performances that [...] Read More...

Eskendereya breaks out in Fountain of Youth

The Todd Pletcher-trained Eskendereya had a break-out performance in the Fountain of Youth S. (G2) on Feb. 20, romping by 8 1/2 lengths and instantly becoming a Kentucky Derby front-runner. Read More...