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The farm's top sire, Pioneerof the Nile, has a $392,000 yearling average for 2018 and had two seven-figure yearlings at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
After two days of dizzying highs, trade during the Oct. 11 concluding session of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale felt rather more lethargic, but still had two lots sell for more than a million guineas.
Fasig-Tipton has added an initial seven supplemental entries to the catalog.
Over the past eight seasons, five winners of the Pattison Canadian International Stakes (G1T) have counted the 1 1/2-mile race as their North American debut--a trend that morning-line favorite Thundering Blue aims to add to Oct. 13 at Woodbine.
Lancaster Bomber, last seen running his rivals off their feet while winning the Tattersalls Gold Cup (G1) by two lengths in May, has been retired to the National Stud in Newmarket.
Sutter is primarily an orthopedic surgeon and lameness diagnostician.
Aidan O'Brien and Coolmore have scaled many peaks in racing, but attention turns to the TAB Everest Oct. 13, when Darley July Cup (G1) winner U S Navy Flag tackles the richest turf race in the world at Randwick in Sydney.
Son of Flatter is a grade 1-placed, graded stakes winner of nearly $540,000. His stud fee will be announced later, and he is available for inspection.
J. Keeler Johnson shares early thoughts on deserving favorites, vulnerable contenders, and live longshots for the 2018 Breeders' Cup.
The executive council of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) re-elected incumbent Chairman Louis Romanet and current Vice-Chairmen Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges (Asia), Jim Gagliano (Americas), and Brian Kavanagh (Europe).
Winx (AUS), who took the TAB Turnbull Stakes (G1) Oct. 6 at Flrmington to win her 28th consecutive race, retains her top placing in the eighth edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018.
Just less than two years after Belinda Stronach succeeded her father Frank at the helm of the privately owned racetrack company The Stronach Group, that transition has unraveled.
Equibase Company has installed a global positioning satellite (GPS) system at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park, and Pimlico, and has been named the official timer at these tracks.
This week is a recap of Sky Beauty's victory in the 1992 Matron Stakes victory at Belmont Park.
The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters will present Martine Bellocq with the Bill Mooney Award for displaying courage in the face of tremendous adversity.
It was an emotional day Oct. 10 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales October Yearling Sale when a Kantharos colt was purchased by Stonestreet Stables for $190,000 to top a day of solid trading.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino will partner to offer horseplayers a special all-stakes Thoroughbred/Standardbred Pick 4 Saturday, Oct.13.
The Breeders' Cup has issued a reminder that Monday, Oct.15 at 11:59 p.m. ET is the last opportunity for horsemen to nominate weanlings of 2018 to the Breeders' Cup program at the one-time regular nomination fee of $400.
Liam O'Rourke is the farm's new director of stallion sales, while Chris Knehr joins the stallion season sales team.
The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm, home of international super-sire War Front, announced 2019 stud fees for its roster to stand at the Paris, Ky.-based farm for the upcoming breeding season.