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Choppin Returns to Arqana As Head Of Marketing & Communications

Arqana is pleased to announce that Alix Choppin will take up a new role as Head of Marketing and Communications, following the departure of Alexandra Saint-Martin. Choppin, 33, is a graduate of HEC, France’s leading business school. Having been introduced … Continue reading

Merck Animal Health Presents Foals Of 2015: All About That Blaze

The only thing that makes a baby face cuter is a little bit of chrome. This week’s set of foal photos is full of blazes and stars from sires Kitten’s Joy, Animal Kingdom, and Street Cry, made possible by our … Continue reading

Report: G2 Winner Sharp Humor Dies in Korea

Sharp Humor, winner of the 2006 G2 Swale Stakes, has reportedly died in Korea after an accident. The Horse Racing in Korea blog reports that the 12-year-old son of Distorted Humor died March 18 at Let’s Run Stud Farm, formerly … Continue reading

Champion Dar Re Mi Delivers Filly By Dubawi

Top racemare Dar Re Mi, winner of the Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic in 2010, delivered her fourth foal, a bay filly by Dubawi, on March 22 at Watership Down Stud in England. Dar Re Mi, a 10-year-old daughter of … Continue reading

Champion Groupie Doll Delivers First Foal

The Blood-Horse reported Saturday that champion female sprinter Groupie Doll delivered her first foal on March 5, a week before her March 11 due date. The foal, a son of Tapit, is currently recovering well at Rood & Riddle Animal … Continue reading

G1 Winner La Tia Retired, To Be Bred To Candy Ride

Salvador Hernandez’s La Tia, who won the Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar last November, has been retired from racing and will be bred to Lane’s End Farm stallion Candy Ride this season, according to The Blood-Horse. “I looked … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Concern Dies At 24

Concern, winner of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic in 1994, has died in Oklahoma. He was 24. The Daily Racing Form reports that the son of Broad Brush, who raced as a homebred for Robert Meyerhoff, had been a … Continue reading

First Mares In Foal For Fed Biz, Revolutionary

WinStar Farm has reported that Fed Biz and Revolutionary, the farm’s first-year stallions in 2015, have both had their first respective mares confirmed in foal with heartbeats. Fed Biz retired sound to WinStar at the end of 2014 following a … Continue reading

Fulton Named Tattersalls South American Representative

Tattersalls has appointed established bloodstock agent John Fulton to be its representative in South America in a role that will complement that of Samir Abujamra who will continue to represent Tattersalls in Brazil. Fulton, who trained for more than 15 … Continue reading

Two-Time Champion Sire Smart Strike Succumbs To Laminitis

Two-time Champion sire in North America, Smart Strike was euthanized on Wednesday, succumbing to a case of laminitis.  Smart Strike had a magnificent career at stud siring 112 stakes winners, 12 Champions, 4 Breeders’ Cup winners and 2 Classic winners. … Continue reading