Uncle Mo Filly Top Seller At Fasig-Tipton Midlantic For Cool $1 Million

The second and final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale concluded on Tuesday afternoon at the Timonium Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. with improved figures from Monday’s opener. Total sales for the auction finished at $23,136,400 for 337 horses, a 2.1 percent gain over last year’s total receipts and a record for this auction. […]

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Texas Thoroughbred Association Adds Mixed Session To Summer Yearling Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association is pleased to announce that a mixed sale session has been added to the Summer Yearling Sale to be conducted on August 29 at Lone Star Park. This will mark the second sale held by the TTA, which in April held its first 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Fasig-Tipton formerly managed the […]

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Exaggerator (Curlin) and jockey Kent Desormeaux win the Preakness Stakes
Feld Family Stallions Presents Bloodlines: Like Father, Like Son?

With a splashing victory in the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on May 21, Exaggerator showed why Triple Crown winners come around so infrequently. The Triple Crown requires a horse to adapt instantly to multiple situations for pace, track conditions, trip disadvantages, and sheer luck. And if any horse were to take advantage of something happening […]

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Day 1 Of Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Shows Declines; Medaglia d’Oro Colt Hammers For $600,000

Fasig-Tipton concluded its first session of the Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale on Monday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md., with declines across the board. Figures provided by Fasig-Tipton showed total receipts of $10,715,700, which was down 17.9 percent from last year. The average price of $68,253 was also down by 33.6 percent compared to the […]

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Snow Fairy's sire, Intikhab, died recently at age 22
Intikhab, Sire Of Snow Fairy, Dies At 22

Intikhab, best known as the sire of dual classic winner Snow Fairy, died recently at Derrinstown Stud in Ireland. He was 22. A multiple graded stakes winner on the race course, Intikhab was trained by Saeed bin Suroor for Godolphin. The son of Red Ransom captured the Group 2 Queen Anne and Group 3 Diomed Stakes […]

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Maximum Edge First Starter, First Winner For Dialed In

Darby Dan Farm’s freshman sire Dialed In, the Florida Derby (G1) winner by Mineshaft, was represented with his first winner from his first starter, when 2-year-old filly Maximum Edge scored an impressive debut victory in a $44,000 Maiden Special Weight on Friday at Churchill Downs. Trained by William Connelly, Maximum Edge stalked the early pacesetter […]

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New Owner’s Bonus Available To Virginia-Breds In Six Mid-Atlantic States

The Virginia Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association (VHBPA) and the Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) today announced plans to implement a new owner’s bonus program that will reward owners of Virginia-bred horses that win an overnight race at  Mid-Atlantic region racetracks. The new bonus program, slated to begin July 1, will add a 25 percent bonus to the purse earnings of any Virginia-bred that wins an unrestricted overnight race at a Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New […]

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Cathryn Sophia powers through the stretch to win the Kentucky Oaks
Full Of Promise: Maryland Breeding Industry Enjoying Resurgence

Cathryn Sophia’s emphatic 2 3/4-length victory in the Grade 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks brought into national focus what Maryland Thoroughbred breeders have always thought – that horses foaled and raised in the Free State can compete and win on the national stage. The Maryland racing and breeding industries are both enjoying a resurgence, thanks to […]

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Dandino and Ryan Moore charge to victory in 2013 American St. Leger
Globetrotting G2 Winner Dandino To Stand In Australia

Multiple Group/Graded stakes winner Dandino, who was retired due to a suspensory injury late last fall, has been purchased privately and will stand in Australia. The Racing Post reports that the 9-year-old son of Dansili will stand for a fee of $5,000 (Aust) at Bombora Downs in 2016. Dandino began his career in Britain, and found success […]

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Sumting Wong, 2015 Iowa-bred Horse of the Year
Sumting Wong Named 2015 Iowa-Bred Horse Of The Year

Shady Bend Thoroughbreds’ homebred Sumting Wong (Pikepass – Nut N Better), with $129,920 in total earnings was named both Champion Iowa-bred Older Filly or Mare and Iowa-bred Horse of the Year for 2015 at the combined Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners and Iowa HBPA awards banquet at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino on May 14. […]

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