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The Jockey Club’s 2015 Fact Book Now Available

The Jockey Club announced today that the 2015 edition of the Fact Book is available in the Resources section of its website at The online Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction … Continue reading

Inglis Premier Sale Reports Strong Numbers Through First Two Days

The 2015 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale kept up its record setting pace into Day Two with spirited bidding leading to an increased average price of $98,873 for the 287 lots sold on the first two days of the Melbourne sale. … Continue reading

Group 1 Winner Creator Dies At 29

Creator, a Group 1 winner in France, was euthanized at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital on Saturday, February 28 due to complications from colic. The 29-year-old son of Mill Reef had been a pensioner of Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement … Continue reading

Stryker Phd Named Horse Of The Year At Washington Awards Ceremony

After a sensational racing season at Emerald Downs where he was unbeaten in a trio of stakes, including the 79th running of the Longacres Mile (G3), as well as two stakes placings on the always tough California circuit, Mona and … Continue reading

Ben’s Cat Earns Fourth Maryland-Bred Horse Of The Year Title

King Leatherbury’s Ben’s Cat has been named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association for the fourth time, according to a story by The Blood-Horse. The gelding, eight years old in 2014, also earned divisional titles … Continue reading

Foal Photo Website Launched For Breeders And Fans

A new interactive website for Thoroughbred breeders and enthusiasts has been launched called The site is designed to showcase Thoroughbred foals each foaling season, and it invites breeders, photographers, or any authorized person to upload new foal photos for … Continue reading

Knee Injury Forces Stakes Winner Bern Identity Into Retirement

Bern Identity, winner of the Grade 2 Sanford Stakes as a juvenile, has been retired after sustaining a fracture to the back of his right knee. The Daily Racing Form reports that the injury occurred while the 5-year-horse was going … Continue reading

Miss Behaviour Retired, Booked To Speightstown

Multiple graded stakes winner Miss Behaviour has been retired and will head to Kentucky or a date with Speightstown, according to a Daily Racing Form report. The 4-year-old Jump Start filly had been recovering from an injury, but trainer Phil Schoenthal … Continue reading

Grade 2 Winner Williamstown Euthanized At 25

Graded-stakes winner Williamstown has died.The 25-year-old son of Seattle Slew was euthanized on February 25 due to complications caused by the neurological disease EPM. Williamstown had been pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, since 2007. … Continue reading

Barn Fire Kills Six Horses At Woodford County Farm

Firefighters battled a large fire that engulfed two barns Wednesday morning at a farm Woodford County. Lex18 and the Lexington Herald-Leader reported that crews responded to a blaze at Chanteclair Farm on Aiken Road. According to news reports, Woodford County … Continue reading