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Colts by Bernardini, Curlin Top Third Session of OBS Spring Sale

Colts by Curlin and Bernardini sold for $700,000 each to share honors as the day’s top priced horses at the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. Consigned by Old South Farm … Continue reading

Stakes-Winning Stallion Gold Case Euthanized

Gold Case, a stakes-winning son of Forty Niner, was euthanized April 21 after rupturing a disc in his back after breeding a mare, according to a report in the Blood-Horse. He was 20. Gold Case was bred in Virginia by … Continue reading

$725,000 Tapit Colt Helps Drive OBS Average Up 27.5%

A son of Tapit consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, was sold to Mike Repole for $725,000 to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training.  The bay colt, sold as … Continue reading

Breeders Organize Argentina Premier Sale of Yearlings

Argentina’s most notable farms have come together to present their best yearlings to the public market at the Argentina Premier Sale on May 6th and 8th at Tattersalls de Palermo. Fifteen farms will present a total of 91 yearlings during … Continue reading

Orb Memorabilia to Be Auctioned for Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation

A shadow box including a shoe worn by 2013 Kentucky Derby winner Orb will be offered on Ebay from April 24 through May 4. Sale of the shadow box will benefit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The horseshoe is presented encircling … Continue reading

New Vocations Accepting Resumes for Olivia M. Saylor Internship

New Vocations announced today that they are accepting resumes for the fourth annual Olivia M. Saylor Internship. The internship was established in 2011 to allow college students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry by working … Continue reading

Champion Safely Kept Dies at 28

Champion and Hall of Fame member Safely Kept was euthanized April 22 at Burleson Farm in Midway, Ky., due to the infirmities of old age, the Blood-Horse reports. She was 28. Trained by Alan Goldberg for owners Barry Weisbord and … Continue reading

Benchmark, Son of Alydar Who Made His Mark in California, Pensioned

Ballena Vista Farm announced today that Benchmark has been retired from the breeding shed. Initially the farm thought he was physically and reproductively capable of another season and bred a handful of mares to him the first two months of … Continue reading

Napravnik to Be Featured at ‘Thoroughbreds for All’ Event

Jockey Rosie Napravnik will ride her off-the-track Thoroughbred, Sugar, during “Thoroughbreds For All,” an event Friday evening in Central Kentucky at which all-star equestrians will promote the versatility of the Thoroughbred. Sugar, whose registered name is Old Ironsides, is at … Continue reading

Mineshaft Colt Tops OBS Spring Sale Opener

Hip No. 218, a son of Mineshaft consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent, was sold to Frank Fletcher Racing LLC for $550,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. The … Continue reading