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Topped by a weanling Dialed In colt, the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale continued on a steady pace during the eighth session Nov. 12, with the cumulative average and median prices tracking well ahead of 2017 as Book 5 started.
Summer Wind Equine's Chasing Yesterday brought her record to three wins from four starts in the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Nov. 12 at Del Mar.
Grade 2 winner Irish Surf, who entered stud in 2018, will remain at $5,000.
The Kentucky HBPA's foundation is raffling off one 40-inch and two 32-inch televisions, with proceeds going to the family of Odanis Acuna, the 42-year-old veteran exercise rider killed Nov. 10 in a training accident at Churchill Downs.
A dozen years after Tom and Nancy Hamlin began their Central Kentucky Thoroughbred operation, their Wynnstay Sales has its first sales consignment.
Tom Amoss and Genaro Garcia each ended the season with 45 wins to be named 2018 Leading Trainer at Indiana Grand.
With a stalk-and-pounce, half-length victory in the nightcap at Golden Gate Fields Nov. 11, Stewball Stable, Gary Oetman, and Scott Silvestri's Big Ceas became the first winner for his sire, Northern Causeway.
The winning margin was wide enough in the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes Nov. 11, jockey Flavien Prat probably could have waited a little longer to make his move aboard Dare To Dream Stable's Spiced Perfection.
Ducru, a 4-year-old daughter of Broken Vow in foal to Violence, was sold for $300,000 to top the Nov. 11 seventh session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Chester and Mary Broman's grade 2 winner and grade 1-placed Highway Star was back in the winner's circle Nov. 11, after the Staten Island Division of the $125,000 New York Stallion Series Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Nine 2-year-old fillies fought it out on the turf in the $100,000 Stewart Manor Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 11, with a photo finish won by Paul Pompa Jr.'s Regal Glory.
A look at the most active stallions in Britain and Ireland in 2018
Lys Gracieux, four times a runner-up at the top level, finally broke through with a perfectly timed, stretch-running victory in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) Nov. 11 at Kyoto Racecourse.
St. Leger winner will begin stud duty in 2019
Like the multiple graded winner Skye Diamonds, who was a pickup from a claiming race before she reached stakes glory for Bill Spawr, Risky Proposition completed the transformation Nov. 10 with a closing upset victory in the Let It Ride Stakes.
Brad and Misty Grady went to $235,000 to secure K J Warrior, a daughter of Tapit, to top the Nov. 10 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Landes is the featured honoree at the KTO's 31st annual awards gala Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Kentucky Derby Museum adjacent to Churchill Downs.
Had the $75,000 Millions Preview Classic been run at a racetrack other than Gulfstream Park West, multiple stakes winner Mr. Jordan may have come up short in a bid to win the 1 1/16-mile stakes that headlined nine stakes for Florida-breds Nov. 10.
An off-the-turf running of the $100,000 Atlantic Beach Stakes at Acqueduct Racetrack Nov. 10 proved to be a non-issue for Gatsas Stables' Backtohisroots, who sailed home to his first stakes win by 5 3/4 lengths.
Woodford Racing's Hot Springs took an adventurous trip to victory Nov. 10 in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (G3T), but in the end picked up his first graded stakes win and preserved his unbeaten record on the Churchill Downs turf.