Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 8 hours 34 min ago
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.
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.
Dr. J. David Richardson is the 2017 recipient of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners' prestigious Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year Award.
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.
The Horse Races Now Board of Directors has appointed board member R. Scott Leeds as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
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.
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.
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.
Shubaat, a Godolphin Rehoming Programme graduate, found new career off the track at Dartmoor Hawking.
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.
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.
Victoria Bennett has been named as the development manager for Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).
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.
Venture is standing four of the top five New York sires of 2017.
State's first sons of Medaglia d'Oro and War Front and will be standing at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.