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Adena Springs Announces 2018 Stud Fees

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Adena Springs' nine-horse stallion roster is led by Ghostzapper, who finished 2017 as the eighth general leading sire in North America. His 2018 fee will be $85,000, increased from $75,000 last year.

Broken Vow Filly Tops Keeneland November Ninth Session

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Weanlings brought eight of the 10 highest prices of the Nov. 15 ninth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, led by the sale of a daughter of Broken Vow to Hidden Brook, agent, for $110,000.

Richardson to Receive KTO Horseman of the Year Award

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Dr. J. David Richardson is the 2017 recipient of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners' prestigious Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year Award.

Calumet Farm Announces 2018 Stallion Roster

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Keen Ice, Bal a Bali, War Correspondent, and Mr. Z have been added to the Calumet Stallion Roster for 2018, which announced it's fees for the upcoming season Nov. 15.

Horse Races Now Appoints Interim CEO Leeds

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
The Horse Races Now Board of Directors has appointed board member R. Scott Leeds as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

Legendary Horseman Robert Courtney Sr. Dead at 96

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Robert Courtney Sr., who mentored generations of horsemen and dispensed wisdom and laughs at every turn, has died in his Lexington home at age 96.

Hall of Famer Lure Dies at Age 28

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
Two-time Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) winner and Hall of Famer Lure died the morning of Nov. 15 due to the infirmities of old age, Claiborne Farm announced. The son of Danzig was 28.

Polar River Set for U.S. Debut in Return to Racing

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:41
With a new trainer in place and a start in the United States for the first time, group 3 winner Polar River is entered in a one-mile allowance-optional claiming race Nov. 16 at Churchill Downs.

Former Racehorse Now Works Alongside Birds of Prey

Wed, 2017-11-15 07:41
Shubaat, a Godolphin Rehoming Programme graduate, found new career off the track at Dartmoor Hawking.

You're to Blame Tops Keeneland November Eighth Session

Wed, 2017-11-15 07:41
Horses of racing age were featured during the Nov. 14 eighth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, with You're to Blame bringing the highest price of $440,000 paid by Steve Young, as agent. 

Enable Honored as Cartier Horse of the Year

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
Juddmonte Farms' homebred 3-year-old filly Enable (GB) was named Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards ceremony held at the Dorchester Hotel in London Nov. 14.

Bennett Joins Thoroughbred Charities of America

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
Victoria Bennett has been named as the development manager for Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).

Uncaptured, The Big Beast Head Ocala Stud Roster

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
Ocala Stud has set stud fees for its 11-stallion roster for 2018, led by Canadian Horse of the Year Uncaptured and grade 1 winner The Big Beast who will both stand for an advertised fee of $6,000. 

Irish Hill and Dutchess Views Set 2018 Fees

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
Venture is standing four of the top five New York sires of 2017.

Ruis to Stand Saburo and War Envoy in California

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
State's first sons of Medaglia d'Oro and War Front and will be standing at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds.

Denman Elected to SCSB Hall of Fame

Tue, 2017-11-14 19:41
Veteran announcer Trevor Denman will become one of two members of the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame when he is inducted at the 27th annual SCSB Awards Luncheon Jan. 22, 2018, at Lakeside Golf Club in Toluca Lake.

Active Day of Trade at Keeneland's Seventh Session

Tue, 2017-11-14 07:37
Two broodmares—multiple grade 1 winner Intangaroo, in foal to Silent Name (JPN), and Mrs. Hudson, in foal to Midshipman—sold for $200,000 apiece to top the Nov. 13 seventh session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. 

Keeneland's Horses of Racing Age a Specialized Market

Mon, 2017-11-13 19:33
Racing rather than breeding will be foremost in the minds of many buyers deep into the eighth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 14, when 18 racing prospects will be offered.

WinStar, Grayson Unveil Giving Tuesday Challenge

Mon, 2017-11-13 19:33
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and WinStar Farm announced Nov. 13 that WinStar will be the official sponsor of The WinStar-Grayson #GivingTuesday Challenge, to be held Nov. 28.

Bloom Purchases Mare to Help Good Cause

Mon, 2017-11-13 19:33
When Jeff Bloom came to Kentucky to shop the Keeneland November sale, he didn't expect to be leaving with Hip 1742, a Flatter mare named Dicey Flats. But Bloom ended up privately purchasing the mare, who came with an added incentive.