Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1

Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1






Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale: The Hot Lots Day 1 Day 1 of the Fasig Tipton 2 Year Old Sale opened with strong bidding and great pricing, Filly’s were very popular and a number of Sires produced great results. Led by a filly by the late Smart Strike, a trio of six-figure fillies topped […]






Aquis Farm Teams Up With Emirates Park

Aquis Farm Teams Up With Emirates Park






Leading Hunter Valley thoroughbred breeding facility Emirates Park and Queensland’s Aquis Farm have today announced a new joint venture that will see Aquis Farm take over management of Emirates Park’s Murrurundi property, facilities and stallion roster. Hussain Lootah, son of His Excellency Nasser Lootah, Founder and Chairman of Emirates Park, said the joint venture between […]






Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle

Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle






Rare Indochine Tigers Seen Breeding in a Thai Jungle Animal conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese Tiger is breeding in a Thailand jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300. Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation along with 2 private […]






Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies

Coolmore Australia: Uncle Mo Produces Promising Piccadillies






Piccadillies (3f Uncle Mo x Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) , the last filly foal from celebrated Coolmore Australia matron Piccadilly Circus became a winner at Kilmore on Thursday. Prepared by Lee and Anthony Freedman, Piccadillies cast off maiden status with a stylish length victory in the 1200 metre maiden as a short priced favourite. […]






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X

Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X






Australians Can Trade Horse Shares at G1X We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, but there is a new business in Australia trading Australian Race Horse shares online, we have already signed up and if you are in the market for a horse it would […]






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses

After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses






After the Finish Line: Looking After America’s Race Horses After the Finish Line will provide funding assistance to rescue organizations across the United States to support the Thoroughbred racehorses in their care. After the Finish Line will provide yearly grants and establish an Emergency Fund to assist horses as needed throughout the year. They take […]






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards

Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards






Horse Racing News: Eclipse Awards Established in 1971 and named after the great 18th-century racehorse and sire Eclipse, who was undefeated in 18 starts, the Eclipse Awards are presented annually to recognize Thoroughbred horses and individuals whose achievements have earned them the title of Champion in their respective categories, and to members of the media […]






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners

Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners






Keeneland Sales Produce 77 G1 Winners Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates Decked Out and Sassy Little Lila ran 1-2, separated by only a nose, in Saturday’s American Oaks (G1) at Santa Anita in the final North American Grade 1 event of 2016. In 2016, 60 Keeneland sales alumni accounted for 77 Grade/Group 1 events, sweeping […]






Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe

Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe






Horse Racing News: Great Year for Darley Europe With 23 individual G1 victories in eight countries during 2016, the European Darley stallions enjoyed another great year on the racecourse around the world. Offspring of the mighty Dubawi netted a tally of seven victories, including a hat-trick scored by his leading son Postponed. From Meydan in […]






Keeneland Keeps Producing Winners

Keeneland Keeps Producing Winners






Keeneland sales graduates swept the three graded stakes featured at Santa Anita on Monday. Mind Your Biscuits, sold as a yearling at the 2014 January Horses of All Ages Sale, captured the Malibu (G1);Constellation, a 2014 September Yearling Sale alum, took the La Brea (G1); and Conquest Enforcer, a graduate of the 2016 November Breeding […]






Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy

Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy






Hong Kong Racing: Pakistan Star Wins Griffin Trophy By Andrew Hawkins Boom horse Pakistan Star ( Shamardal ) went some way towards redeeming his reputation as he scored an emphatic win in the Griffin Trophy at Sha Tin today (Tuesday, 27 December), with trainer Tony Cruz now setting his sights on the Four-Year-Old Classic Series […]






CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS

CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS






CANDY RIDE, QUALITY ROAD KEEP PRODUCING WINNERS Juveniles by CANDY RIDE (ARG) and QUALITY ROAD swept California’s prestigious Grade I races and THE FACTOR was represented by a new undefeated stakes winner in an exciting weekend that could well have Classic implications down the road. All eyes were on CANDY RIDE’s son Mastery in the […]






Keeneland January Sale

Keeneland January Sale






Keeneland January Sale Keeneland has cataloged 1,892 horses for its 59th Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Jan. 9-13, 2017. The catalog includes 726 broodmares, 147 broodmare prospects, 732 yearlings, 280 horses of racing age and seven stallions and stallion prospects. The interactive catalog is available online at Keeneland.com. Print catalogs are to […]






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs

Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the track with a traditional buffet and 7 exciting Stakes races, including up-and-coming Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Participate in the 50/50 Raffle on Friday, November 25th or the Pick 6 Mandatory Payout on Sunday, November 27th and be […]






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore

Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore European Champion 2YO by WAR FRONT The first time since 2001 that any two-year-old has won three European Group 1 races WON Dewhurst Stakes [G1], Newmarket WON Vincent O’Brien National Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Phoenix Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Maiden, Curragh on debut May 24 “the best two-year-old we’ve […]






36th Running of the Japan Cup

36th Running of the Japan Cup






36th Running of the Japan Cup Sunday, 27 November 2016 Distance(surface): 2,400 meters, Turf(about 12 furlongs) Age: 3yo & up Racecource: Tokyo Racecource(Left-handed) Maximum Number of Horses: 18 Weight: 3yo 55kg / 4yo & up 57kg Allowance: Fillies and Mares:2kg Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg Twenty one horses are in line for the big […]






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia

Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia Spendthrift Farm is bringing its renowned “Breed Secure” program to Spendthrift Australia for the upcoming 2016 breeding season. “We are pleased to introduce Breed Secure to the Australian breeders,” said Spendthrift’s B. Wayne Hughes. “It is a program that was designed solely to equal the playing field between […]






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News The sale of stakes winner Uptown Twirl, a half-sister to recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and probable 2-year-old champion male Classic Empire, for $1.075-M and the popularity of horses in the Complete Dispersal of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables generated increases in gross, average […]






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup

Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78 set over the same track in 2013. Tourist is Tiznow’s second Breeders’ Cup winner, joining Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner […]






Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted






By Bob Ehalt, special to the Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted There’s little that has avoided California Chrome’s grasp in terms of accomplishments on the racetrack. He’s won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Dubai World Cup and Pacific Classic, to name a few, and has been named Horse of the Year in four […]






Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday

Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday






Keeneland’s globally important November Breeding Stock Sale begins Tuesday, Nov. 8, featuring among the 4,762 horses cataloged a number of Grade 1 stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares, weanling siblings to champions and graded stakes winners, prominent horses of racing age and notable dispersals during its 13-day run through Sunday, Nov. 20. Keeneland will provide […]






California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup

California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup






California Chrome, Arrogate, Beholder, Songbird, Stellar Wind, Tepin and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd […]






Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup

Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup






Seventy-four horses that are graduates of Keeneland sales were pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships being held Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita. (Nine horses – Carina Mia, Catch a Glimpse, Curalina, Midnight Storm, New Money Honey, Om, Photo Call (IRE), War Story and Win the Space – were pre-entered in two races.) Post positions […]






Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale






Highlighting Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 8, is the 11-horse reduction from Phipps Stable, which offers fillies and mares from some of racing’s most productive families. Consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent, the reduction includes Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Pleasant Home, in foal to Orb; Satisfaction, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner […]






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way

Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way Thursday, the US Congress authorized $1.1-B to fight Zika, with the virus threatening the US. Nevertheless, pregnant women still face the choice to cover themselves with chemically-laden bug repellent or risk catching the virus, which can cause microcephaly and other heartbreaking brain defects in newborns. […]






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs The Big Q: Are Mutts healthier than Purebred Dogs? The Big A: Many people believe that Mutts aka mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when 2 or more breeds are blended together, there is less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific […]