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Old Friends To Receive Special Eclipse Award

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters announced today that Old Friends, the nonprofit Thoroughbred retirement center, will be presented with the Special Eclipse Award during The 44th annual Eclipse Awards … Continue reading

OBS Winter Mixed Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Winter Mixed Sale is now available on the OBS website at http://obssales.com. A sortable master index provides searchable pedigree and consignor information as well as access to pedigree updates occurring since … Continue reading

Graded Stakes Winner Strathnaver Retired

Strathnaver, winner of the Grade 3 Bewitch Stakes in 2013, has been retired from racing and will be bred in 2015, the Daily Racing Form reports. The 5-year-old daughter of Oasis Dream was sent from trainer Graham Motion’s California stable … Continue reading

Guilt Trip Among Trio to Join Red River Farm Stallion Roster

Jay Adcock’s Red River Farm in Coushhata, La., has added three new stallions to its roster for 2015: Grade 2 Strub Stakes winner Guilt Trip, two-time G3 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes winner Sum of the Parts, and two-time graded … Continue reading

Consignors and Commercial Breeders’ Association To Host Second Annual Symposium

The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association, Inc. (CBA) will present its second annual Educational Symposium on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.  The event will once again be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion. This year, the day’s events will range from … Continue reading

Millionaire Gourmet Dinner Retires to New Vocations

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that graded stakes winner Gourmet Dinner has arrived at their Marysville, Ohio facility to start preparing for a second career. Gourmet Dinner comes to the program in collaboration with NYTHA’s TAKE THE LEAD … Continue reading

Tattersalls Ireland Brings Curtain Down on Banner Year

The outstanding 2014 sales year for Tattersalls Ireland boasted a set of results not witnessed since the pre-recession year of 2007 as evidenced by an overall turnover total of €42,866,010. Commenting on the hugely successful year in 2014, Managing Director … Continue reading

Scientists Uncover Genetics Behind Horse Domestication

Researchers revealed this week that the domestication of the horse, a phenomenon that drove the progression of human civilization, was aided by the selection of 125 genes. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests … Continue reading

Rehoming Concerns Remain as Massachusetts Racing Hangs in Balance

Weeks after the final race at Suffolk Downs, all the track’s horses have successfully moved on to retirement or second careers, according to a report from Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on Tuesday. Suffolk, its trainers, and volunteers/workers with the Communication Alliance to … Continue reading

Calumet Farm Releases 2015 Stallion Roster, Fees

Calumet has set the stud fees for 2015 including regional sires.  Calumet has added 5 new stallions to the roster for next year and has relocated several other stallions. New to Calumet for 2015 are English Channel, Oxbow, Ready’s Image, … Continue reading

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