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Pulpit Son Mr Speaker Retired, To Stand At Lane’s End

Grade 1 winner Mr. Speaker has been retired from racing and will stand stud at Lane’s End Farm for the 2016 season. A homebred for the Phipps Stable, Mr Speaker is by Pulpit out of the Unbridled mare Salute, a daughter … Continue reading

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Wrap-Up: Record 77 Six-Figure Lots Sold

A colt by Dark Angel from Usk Valley Stud topped the final session of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale at 170,000 guineas as strong demand for quality foals continued as turnover for the sale broke into unchartered territory. Four lots … Continue reading

Dubawi Filly Hammers For 800,000 Guineas On Fourth Day Of Tattersalls December Sale

It was a spectacular day of trade on the fourth day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale that saw a trio of Dubawi fillies fill the podium with the best of those making 800,000 guineas, becoming the highest priced foal … Continue reading

Third Day Of Tattersalls December Sale: 16 Foals Go For Six Figures

A colt by Shamardal proved the show-stopper on the third day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale when selling to John Ferguson for 240,000 guineas. He was one of fourteen foals to sell for 100,000 guineas or more, almost triple … Continue reading

Frivolous Scratched From Falls City, Retired; Tapit, War Front Possible Mates

G. Watts Humphrey Jr.’s multiple Grade II-winning homebred mare Frivolous was scratched early Thursday afternoon from a scheduled start in the 100th running of the Grade 2 Falls City Handicap Presented by (GII) at Churchill Downs and has been retired, according to the owner’s … Continue reading

Commissioner To Stud At WinStar Following Hawthorne Gold Cup

Commissioner, the Classic-placed, multiple graded stakes winner of $812,237, looks to become the last top son of A.P. Indy to stud when he retires to WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY at the end of 2015. Commissioner is being pointed to … Continue reading

Swiss Spirit Colt Tops Day One Of Tattersalls December Foal Sale

A son of Whitsbury Manor Stud’s freshman sire Swiss Spirit topped proceedings on the opening day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale when selling to Castledillon Stud’s Timmy Hillman for 33,000 guineas. The first of five days of foals saw … Continue reading

Keeper Hill, 1998 Kentucky Oaks Winner, Dies At 20

Mill Ridge Farm regretfully announces the death of Keeper Hill on Friday, Nov. 20. Winner of the 1998 Kentucky Oaks (G1), Keeper Hill was bred in Kentucky by Chadds Ford Stable, in partnership with owners Mill Ridge Farm, Dr. John … Continue reading

California Champion 2-Year-Old Rousing Sermon To Stand At Rancho San Miguel

Rousing Sermon, the Champion California-bred 2-Year-Old by Lucky Pulpit, has been retired and will stand at Rancho San Miguel. The multiple stakes winner of $821,572 was the Champion California-bred 2-Year-Old primarily due to his dominant Bob Benoit California Cup Juvenile … Continue reading

Three Chimneys Stallion Yes It’s True Euthanized At 19

Three Chimneys’ 19 year old stallion, Yes It’s True was euthanized November 23rd at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute after he showed signs of colic and was later diagnosed with a perforated intestine. After emergency surgery proved unsuccessful, the decision was … Continue reading

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