Texas Bling, winning the 2012 Springboard Mile
Multiple Stakes Winner Texas Bling Retired To Stud

Texas Bling, a multiple stakes-winning earner of more than $400,000, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2017 breeding season at ESMS On the Brazos Equine Reproduction Center in Weatherford, Texas. He will stand for a private fee with special considerations for approved mares as property of his breeder Lewis Hall Jr. in […]

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Star Guitar wins Louisiana Champions Day Classic
First Winner For Star Guitar Comes At Churchill Downs

Star Guitar, the Louisiana-bred winner of 22 stakes races in the state, had his first winner as a sire Saturday night at Churchill Downs. Senor Guitar, a homebred owned by Clifford Grum and trained by Helen Pitts, swept a field of $50,000 maiden claimers by 1 1/4 lengths under Ricardo Santana, Jr. The 2-year-old out […]

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Scenics, 2015 Keeneland September Yearling Sale
Across-The-Board Declines Over 13 Sessions Of Keeneland September Sale

Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Sunday with solid results driven by a competitive market and active participation from the world’s deepest buying bench. The sale produced nine yearlings that commanded $1 million or more, led by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million to be the highest-priced horse sold at public auction anywhere in […]

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Todd Pletcher looks over a yearling at the Keeneland September sale
First Defence Colt Leads Penultimate Session Of Keeneland September Sale

A colt by First Defence sold to multiple Eclipse Award-winning owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey for $90,000 to top Saturday’s 12th of 13 sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. During the first day of the two-day Book 6 portion of the sale, Keeneland sold 168 yearlings for $1,490,300, just below the 12th and final […]

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Patrick Husbands celebrates winning the Queen's Plate aboard Lexie Lou
Lexie Lou Entered In Keeneland November

Queen’s Plate winning filly Lexie Lou has been entered in the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, according to Trainer Mark Casse has not decided, however, whether or not the 5-year-old daughter of Sligo Bay is finished racing. “Whether she’ll be retired, I’m not 100% sure,” Casse said. “Gary [Barber, owner] and I have more […]

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Keeneland's 2016 September yearling sale
Point Of Entry Colt Leads Day 11 Of Keeneland September; Session Registers Increases

Keeneland recorded solid gains during Friday’s 11th session of the September Yearling Sale, highlighted by the sale of a colt from the first crop of Point of Entry for $100,000. On the second and final day of the Book 5 session of the sale, Keeneland sold 262 yearlings for $3,749,400, a 24.28 percent increase from […]

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Keeneland's September Yearling Sale
Into Mischief Colt Tops Day 10 Of Keeneland September For $210K

Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale continued to show strength during its 10th day of selling on Thursday, when the session was topped by an Into Mischief colt sold for $210,000 to J.J. Crupi’s Crupi’s New Castle. Contributing to today’s positive sale was the sustained participation by major U.S. buyers, many of whom bought during last week’s […]

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Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing. He will stand the 2017 breeding season at Calumet Farm
Champion Big Blue Kitten Retired From Racing

Eclipse Award winner Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing. The Blood-Horse reports that the 8-year-old son of Kitten’s Joy will stand the 2017 breeding season at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky. Trainer Chad Brown told the Blood-Horse that Big Blue Kitten certainly will be missed around the barn. “We have had Big Blue Kitten in our barn […]

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Travelator.Paddy OPrado foal 2015
Foal Crop Projected To Reach 22,000; Down Slightly From 2015

The Jockey Club today reported that 1,923 stallions covered 36,964 mares in North America during 2015, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 15, 2016. These breedings have resulted in 21,991 live foals of 2016 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports. The Jockey Club estimates that the number of live foals reported […]

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Keeneland 2012 September Sale
Indicators Up After Ninth Session Of Keeneland September

A colt by Majestic Warrior sold for $225,000 to lead a day of strong commerce during the ninth session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. A large contingent of U.S. and foreign buyers was active on Wednesday, the second and final day of the Book 4 portion of the sale, spurring gains in gross, average […]

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