Tags ‘Quality Road’

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...

Jay Hovdey: Compiling Kentucky Derby lists a foolhardy exercise

DRF | 1 year ago
0 Jay Hovdey Barbara D. Livingston2010 Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Uncle Mo is a good recent example of a 3-year-old who was prominent o... 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...

Keeneland November opens with a bang

Evans dispersal brings bumper returns with the first day of trade up 62% on 2010 more » Read More...

American Graded Stakes Standings brought to you by Keeneland: A 1-in-2000 Chance

By Ray Paulick Of the 79 individual winners of American Graded Stakes run thus far this year, only 16 of those top-class runners managed to duplicate that feat with at least one additional win at the highest level. Thus it is quite an achievement to br... Read More...

Quality Road to Stand for $35,000; Lane’s End Sets 2011 Stud Fees

Lane’s End has established a $35,000 live foal stud fee, payable when the foal stands and nurses, for multiple Grade 1 winner Quality Road, whose career ended on a disappointing note when last of 12 runners in the $5-million Breeders’ Cup C... Read More...

LANE’S END brings you The Weekender Pedigree: Great Value In Racing Class

By Frank Mitchell If there was a question in anyone’s mind, recent transactions have once again proven that the ultimate arbiter of value is racing performance. Both the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale and the opening session of the Keeneland... Read More...

Narrowing in on Horse of the Year

By Ray Paulick I thought last year’s race for Horse of the Year was a tough one. Rachel Alexandra, the eventual winner in a vote that wasn’t even close, had accomplished things no filly had done in my lifetime. But, in my mind, she did them... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Thursday Notes: The Classic

PRESS RELEASE An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Classic: Zenyatta The reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic champion left Barn 41 at 9:15 a.m. and was followed by hundreds of adoring fans, including owners Jerry and Ann Moss and tr... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Notes: BC Classic

PRESS RELEASE An update on the runners in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, November 6th, post time 6:45 PM ET: Zenyatta The defending Breeders’ Cup Classic champion jogged on the training track at Hollywood Park at 9:00 PT Monday morning with exercise rider Steve Willard aboard ahead of her trip Tuesday morning aboard the Tex Sutton Forwarding charter carrying the [...] Read More...