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MarketWatch Analysis: Growth in average in all deciles
Zoustar filly was rested at her trainer's South Australian base
After closing 2018 with an upset win in the Golden Rod Stakes (G2), Liora will try to build on that front-running score when she faces an expected six other 3-year-old fillies in the $150,000 Silverbulletday Stakes Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.
The first reported Northern Hemisphere foal by Astern (AUS) was born Jan. 10 at Lyn Burleson's Burleson Farm near Midway, Ky.
Williamson Racing and Ballena Vista Farm's grade 2 winner Texas Ryano had his first reported foal arrive Jan. 10 at Ballena Vista Farm near Ramona, Calif.
After finishing second in a pair of graded stakes last year, Tight Ten will try to secure his first stakes score when he makes his 3-year-old season debut Jan. 19 in the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association on Jan. 16 will conduct the California mixed sale that was previously part of the Barretts calendar.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 429 entries to date for its Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, to be held Feb. 4-5, in Lexington, with sessions beginning at 10 a.m. EST.
The average for broodmares and broodmare prospects, not including Abel Tasman, increased by 19% this year, the first time in several years there's been such an appetite for breeding stock.
Lake Time began to fade in the turn, and Selcourt cruised up on the outside to take the lead, but Pam and Martin Wygod's Spring Lily was not done.
A filly by Brazen Beau topped Book 2 of the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Jan. 13 near Brisbane in Eastern Australia.
Flavien Prat, a leading rider on the Southern California circuit, will be aboard 2018 Xpressbet Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), the richest race in North America, Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park.
Lady Rothschild, who enjoyed significant and sustained success as an owner and breeder at the highest levels of flat racing, has died. She was 83.
First foal out of Just The Judge was purchased by Ballylinch Stud
Listed winner Ross will be offered for a fee of US$1,146
Severe winter weather conditions forced the Maryland Jockey Club to cancel its live eight-race program Jan. 13 at Laurel Park.
D J Stable and Cash is King's Jaywalk, the frontrunner to earn an Eclipse Award as champion 2-year-old filly of 2018, returned to the work tab Jan. 11 to begin preparations for her sophomore campaign.
The Manitoba-bred Going Commando mare blew by her rivals in the final turn of the $100,000 La Canada Stakes (G3) and cruised to a dominating, 5 1/2-length victory at Santa Anita Park.
Southern California invaders Michael McCarthy, Ruben Fuentes, and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners swept the pair of stakes at Turf Paradise Jan. 12, highlighted by a dominant effort from Ohio in the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile Handicap.
In the scratch-filled, off-the-turf Las Cienegas Stakes Jan. 12 at Santa Anita Park, it was no wonder who was in contention as the horses reached the top of the lane.