Skip to:

Blood-Horse

Subscribe to Blood-Horse feed
Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 8 hours 33 min ago

Bayern First Crop Well Received at Keeneland November

Sat, 2017-11-11 19:26
The first crop of Hill 'n' Dale Farm's Bayern was put to the test of the market as they went through the auction ring at the 2017 Keeneland November sale, and so far they have been well received by buyers.

Stakes Winner Storm the Hill to Alastar Thoroughbreds

Sat, 2017-11-11 19:26
Storm the Hill, a 3-year-old filly who had become a stakes winner at Santa Anita Park since being cataloged was purchased by Alastar Thoroughbreds for $275,000, the top price during the Nov. 11 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

Ben's Cat Laid to Rest at Laurel Park

Sat, 2017-11-11 19:26
Under a brilliant sky of blue on a Saturday morning that brought freezing temperatures to the Mid-Atlantic, they laid the remains of Ben's Cat in the frozen ground at Laurel Park.

Redzel Rolls Again in Darley Classic

Sat, 2017-11-11 19:26
Redzel followed up his victory in the TAB Everest Stakes by taking command early in the Darley Classic (G1) at Flemington Nov. 11 and holding off longshot Terravista for his sixth straight win.

American Patriot Retired to Darley Japan

Sat, 2017-11-11 07:26
Maker's 46 Mile Stakes (G1T) winner American Patriot has been retired from racing and will join the Darley stallion roster in Japan for 2018.

Tapit Mare in Foal to Curlin Tops Keeneland Day 4

Sat, 2017-11-11 07:26
Brisk commerce drove double-digit increases in gross sales and average and median prices during Friday's fourth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

Tension Tops Keeneland's Fourth Session

Sat, 2017-11-11 07:26
It was the total package: Tension, a young daughter of leading sire Tapit in foal to prominent sire Curlin lit up the Keeneland November breeding stock bid board, going for $750,000 to the account of Woodford Thoroughbreds.

Owner Conference Photos, Videos Available

Sat, 2017-11-11 07:26
The owner conference was held Monday, October 30, through Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar in Del Mar, Calif., to coincide with the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

Tapit Remains at $300,000 as Gainesway Releases Fees

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Gainesway has released stud fees for its 2018 roster, and announced Tapit—the leading North American sire in 2014, 2015, and 2016—will again command a $300,000 fee. His book will be limited to 125 mares.

Anderson Lands Tapit Mare Carrying Empire Maker Filly

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
What was not to like about Hip 943, bought by Anderson Farms for $375,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale fourth session Nov. 10?

Dennis O'Neill Dips into Weanling Market for St. Elias

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Bloodstock agent Dennis O'Neill, noted for buying two Kentucky Derby winners as 2-year-olds for Reddam Racing, is teaming up with Vincent Viola of St. Elias Stable to buy weanlings for the co-owner of Derby winner Always Dreaming.

Rare Opportunity to Acquire Alexander-Groves Mares

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm went to $425,000 during the Nov. 10 session of the Keeneland November sale to acquire Airs, a young in-foal mare from a deep female family rarely available in the auction place.

Illinois Horsemen Sue State for $11M in Purse Money

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Illinois horsemen, after failing to get traction with lawmakers during the recently concluded legislative session, are suing to force the state to pay some $11 million directly to purse accounts.

Backtalk Moves to GoldMark for 2018

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Backtalk, a grade 2 winner and sire of multiple stakes winner Soutache, moves to GoldMark Farm near Ocala, Fla., for the 2018 breeding season. The son of Smarty Jones previously stood at Vinery Florida and Bridlewood.

Arpista Entering Stud at Horsepower Farm in Ontario

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Arpista, a winning son of Quality Road, will be entering stud next year at Horsepower Farm near Shelburne, Ontario, and will be offered as a registered Ontario sire. His introductory fee is CA$3,500.  

Gunnevera Back at Gulfstream, Pegasus Next

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Gunnevera is safe and sound in his stall at Gulfstream Park West after returning from Southern California Tuesday, and will aim for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at his home track.

Bittersweet Keeneland Dispersal for Ben Walden Jr.

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
After three decades in the Thoroughbred business, Ben Walden Jr. is dispersing his stock of broodmares and foals at Keeneland's November mixed sale.

Retired Jockey Dlugopolski Dies at Age 60

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Stakes-winning jockey Anthony "Tony" Dlugopolski, who rode for 25 years before suffering injuries that left him a quadriplegic in a 2001 spill at Mountaineer Park, died at age 60 Nov. 9 at his home in New Manchester, W.Va.

Jockeys' Guild Set for Annual Assembly in December

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
The Jockeys' Guild Annual Assembly, sponsored by Betfair USA, will bring together Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys from around the country Dec. 11-12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev.

Kobe's Back Arrives at Bonita Farm

Fri, 2017-11-10 19:22
Kobe's Back, a multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire sprinter and the first son of Flatter to stand in the Mid-Atlantic region, has arrived at Bonita Farm near Darlington, Md., to stand for the 2018 season.

Pages