Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Owner Raymond Mamone likes to race a horse or two with trainer Luis Carvajal Jr., and if the 2-year-old filly he planned to race in late 2015 had been ready, Carvajal might not be at the Breeders' Cup with Florida-bred Imperial Hint.
Tally-Ho Stud's Kodiac tied the world record for number of 2-year-old winners in a single season Nov. 1 when his Irish-bred son Overcoming won a seven-furlong maiden race at Dundalk.
Eighteen lots, including shoes, saddlecloths, halter, and assorted other memorabilia associated with dual champion Songbird are being auctioned by her owner Fox Hill Farm with all proceeds going to equine charities.
StarLadies Racing, a partnership group led by Laurie Wolf, has two 2-year-old fillies for the Breeders' Cup: Orbolution in Friday's Juvenile Fillies Turf and Stainless in Saturday's Juvenile Fillies.
Team Valor's Capla Temptress holds a unique edge in this year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, having placed in group company in England and winning at the grade 1 level in North America.
A yearling that brought $200,000 at the Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale has the distinction of being the most expensive gelding sold as a yearling at public auction, according to BloodHorse MarketWatch data.
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert was on the scene Nov. 1 at Del Mar to put his Breeders' Cup contenders through their paces, led by defending Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Arrogate.
With his Midas touch helping the stable to a record-breaking season, trainer Aidan O'Brien will veer from initial expectations with juvenile colts Mendelssohn and U S Navy Flag in this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar.
The American Horse Council, in conjunction with the American Association of Equine Practitioners, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state animal health officials, has announced a new National Equine Health Plan.
Jeff Fager, the executive producer of "60 Minutes" and a Thoroughbred owner, told attendees at the fourth Thoroughbred Owner Conference Oct. 29 how his experiences at the racetrack had such an important influence on his life and career.