Danny Shifflett, general manager of Lane's End Texas
Lane’s End Texas To Close, Stallions To Stay In State At Valor Farm

Lane’s End Texas, one of the Lone Star State’s leading Thoroughbred farms, has closed and the three stallions standing there—Too Much Bling, Grasshopper and Congaree—have been relocated to Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas. Located near Hempstead, Texas, and formerly known as Huisache Farm, Lane’s End Texas stood many of the top Texas stallions over […]

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California Diamond and jockey Edwin Maldonado, outside, overpower Green With Eddie (Flavien Prat), inside, to win the $125,000 Santa Anita Juvenile
California Diamond Hammers For $125,000 In Del Mar Paddock Sale

Winner of the Santa Anita Juvenile earlier this month, 2-year-old California Diamond was the highest-selling horse at the Del Mar Paddock Sale held at the conclusion of racing Saturday evening. The son of Harbor the Gold was consigned by John Brocklebank, and sold to Rockingham Ranch and Peter Miller for $125,000. With 21 horses catalogued, […]

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Rachel's Valentina victorious in the Spinaway
Rachel’s Valentina, Daughter Of Rachel Alexandra, Retired ‘Sound And Injury Free’

On the morning of Sunday, July 24, Stonestreet Farm announced that Rachel’s Valentina, the only daughter of soon-to-be inducted into the Hall of Fame mare Rachel Alexandra, would be retired from racing. “Saratoga is very special to us, the location of some of our very best racing days and the upcoming Hall of Fame induction […]

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Clever Trevor, winning the inaugural Oklahoma Derby (known then as the Remington Park Derby) in 1989 in Oklahoma City, under regular jockey Don Pettinger.
G1 Arlington Classic Winner Clever Trevor Dies Age 30

Clever Trevor, winner of the inaugural Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park in 1989, and the first Oklahoma-bred millionaire that actually raced in the state, passed away at Robin’s Nest Farm in Piedmont, Okla. on Friday night, July 22. Bred and owned by the late Don McNeill of Edmond, Okla., Clever Trevor won four of his […]

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Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga. Stymie and Los Angeles are new additions to the Walk of Fame
Stymie, Los Angeles New Inductees To Saratoga’s ‘Hoofprints Walk Of Fame’

The Saratoga 150 Committee today announced the two newest inductees to the Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga Race Course: outstanding filly Los Angeles and Hall of Fame thoroughbred Stymie. Modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hoofprints Walk of Fame was installed outside the clubhouse gates to Saratoga Race Course in 2013 in […]

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Large Catalog On Tap For Upcoming Equine Sales Company Consignor Select Yearling Sale

Equine Sales Company today announced a catalog of 224 head for its Consignor Select Yearling Sale to be held September 7 in Opelousas, Louisiana. This year’s offering represents a 19 percent increase from the 188 head consigned last year, and it will mark the first unified yearling sale in partnership with the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders […]

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Overdriven, winning the 2013 Sanford Stakes
Sanford Winner Overdriven Sires First Winner

Freshman sire Overdriven had his first winner when his 2-year-old daughter Nieve Morena captured a maiden race in the Dominican Republic. According to the Daily Racing Form, the filly was making her second career start. Nieve Morena was bred in Florida and is out of the Valid Expectations mare, Meets Expectations. Overdriven is by Tale of the Cat out […]

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Reports of Mares Bred Due At The Jockey Club Aug. 1

The Jockey Club reminds stallion managers to submit their Reports of Mares Bred (RMBs) for the 2016 breeding season by August 1. “We ask that RMBs be submitted by August 1 to enable us to provide the most comprehensive breeding statistics possible to industry stakeholders,” said Matt Iuliano, executive vice president and executive director of […]

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I'm a Chatterbox is inbred 4x3 to the Secretariat mare Lady Winborne and carries two more crosses to the 1973 Triple Crown winner
Bloodlines: I’m A Chatterbox Pedigree Rich With Racing History

In the Delaware Handicap, the charming chestnut I’m a Chatterbox added her second Grade 1 victory to a career record that shows 7 successes from 14 starts, with earnings of $1,834,614. Those accomplishments make her the most successful offspring of the young sire Munnings (by Speightstown), and I’m a Chatterbox presents a deep and fascinating […]

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Plusvital Launches Four New Thoroughbred Genetic Tests

Plusvital, an Irish equine science company, announced Monday the launch of an expanded suite of genetic tests. Included are four entirely new tests: Dirt v Turf v1.0; Distance Plus v1.0; ElitePerformance v3.0 and Raced/Unraced v1.0. According to, Dirf v Turf v1.0 is a test for genetic affinity for a particular surface, Distance Plus v1.0 […]

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