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Mr. Besilu to Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Texas

Mr. Besilu, the son of A.P. Indy who sold for $4.2 million as a Keeneland yearling, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Mike Grossman’s Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas. He will stand … Continue reading

Epsom Derby Hero Ruler Of The World Retired to Coolmore for 2015

Last year’s Investec Epsom Derby winner Ruler Of The World has been retired from racing and will stand at Coolmore for 2015. “Ruler Of The World has a recurrence of the muscle injury in his hind quarters that he suffered … Continue reading

Grade 1 Winner Boisterous to Tommy Town Thoroughbreds

Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, in partnership with Gary Barber, will stand new stallion Boisterous for the 2015 breeding season at Tom and Debi Stull’s farm near Santa Ynez, Calif. Winner of the Man o’ War Stakes (gr. IT) in 2013 for … Continue reading

Stakes Winner Bel’s Starlet Dies at Our Mims

Bel’s Starlet, a multiple stakes winner who finished third in the 1993 Gamely Handicap (gr. IT), died Oct. 23 at the age of 27 at Our Mims Retirement Haven near Paris, Ky., where she had lived since 2007. The farm … Continue reading

Blackburn Facility Celebrates 15 Years of Giving People, and Horses, a Second Chance

Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington, Ky., is home to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s Second Chances Program, which allows inmates at the minimum-security facility to work with horses. The program, which began in 1999, celebrated its 15th anniversary Oct. 23 with … Continue reading

Defendants in Love Me Only Suit Claim Omission of Stallion Cover Unintentional

Testimony on day four in the lawsuit filed in Fayette County Circuit Court by the owners of Summer Wind Farm over the $2.1-million sale of Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale focused primarily on the … Continue reading

Will Take Charge Leads Three Chimneys Roster at $30,000

Three Chimneys announced their 2015 stallion roster on Thursday afternoon. The line-up is as follows: Will Take Charge – $30,000 Exchange Rate – $20,000 Sky Mesa – $20,000 Strong Mandate – $10,000 Yes It’s True – $10,000 Brilliant Speed – … Continue reading

WinStar Announces 2015 Fees; Super Saver Fee Doubles

WinStar Farm announced 2015 stud fees for most of its 22-stallion roster, which is headed again by leading sire Distorted Humor at $100,000 S&N, and includes a new fee for leading freshman sire Super Saver. Super Saver will stand 2015 … Continue reading

Ocala Stud Announces 2015 Fees; Uncaptured Set at $6,000

J. Michael O’Farrell Jr.’s Ocala Stud has set stud fees for its seven-stallion roster for 2015, which includes the addition of multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire and Canadian Horse of the Year, Uncaptured. Uncaptured enters stud at an introductory fee of … Continue reading

Shades of Shergar? Half Brother to Treve Stolen From French Stud Farm

It sounds like it was taken right out of a movie script, and for some longtime racing fans, it could certainly harken memories of the stallion Shergar being stolen from Ireland’s Ballymany Stud in 1983. This time, it’s the 8-year-old … Continue reading

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