Iliad, a 3-year-old son of Ghostzapper, wins the San Vicente
Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Ghostzapper Continues To Deliver

When a stallion goes to stud amid great expectations and does not deliver – and deliver right now – the stampede away from him is emphatic. For a stallion to reverse the trend, to overturn the “disconfirmation of expectations,” as a noted breeder phases it, requires some seriously good results and consistency in them also. […]

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Vinery Kentucky Paddock
KY: Approximately $10.8 Million In Breeders’ Incentive Funds To Be Awarded

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) announced today the release of the 2016 Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders’ Incentive Funds (KBIF). The 2016 awards total approximately $10.8 million for Kentucky breeders. The KBIF was implemented in 2005 to ensure the strength of Kentucky’s equine industry by awarding funds to individuals that choose to breed a thoroughbred in […]

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Midnight Hawk captured the G3 Sham Stakes in 2014
Graded Stakes Winner Midnight Hawk To Stand In Jamaica

Midnight Hawk, winner of the G3 Sham Stakes, has been retired to stand at Rising Sun Farm, Portmore, in Jamaica in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Midnight Hawk won the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita on just his second career start, having run out the 6 1/4 length winner of his […]

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Lucky Pulpit, at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif.
Lucky Pulpit, Sire of California Chrome, Dead At 16

Two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit has died at the age of 16 after covering his first mare of the 2017 breeding season at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif., according to a report in A heart attack is suspected as the cause of death. Bred and owned throughout his racing […]

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Hampton Court (Aus) sired his first Northern Hemisphere foal
G1 Winner Hampton Court’s First Northern Hemisphere Foal Is A Filly

Spendthrift Farm’s Hampton Court (Aus), the record-breaking Grade 1-winning son of Redoute’s Choice (Aus), sired his first reported Northern Hemisphere foal on Feb. 2nd when a filly was born at Spendthrift’s Lexington-based farm. The bay filly is also the first foal out of the young Arch mare Dating Lady Luck, a half-sister to current multiple […]

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Unified (Candy Ride) captured the G3 Bay Shore and G2 Peter Pan in 2016
Peter Pan Winner Unified To Stand At Lane’s End Upon Retirement

Multiple graded stakes winner Unified will stand at Lane’s End Farm following his retirement from racing. Unified, owned by Centennial Farms and trained by Jimmy Jerkens, has been very impressive in his first few starts. He broke his maiden by three lengths on debut at Gulfstream Park going six furlongs in 1:08 good for a […]

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Weast Hill
Weast Hill, Undefeated At Oaklawn, To Be Named Arkansas Horse Of The Year

The Arkansas-bred Weast Hill is set to be named 2016 Arkansas Horse of the Year by the Arkansas Thoroughbred Breeders’ & Horsemen’s Association at a banquet on March 31, reports the Daily Racing Form. A 5-year-old son of Rockport Harbor, Weast Hill has a record of seven wins from seven starts over the Oaklawn Park […]

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Uncle Lino won the inaugural California Chrome Stakes at Los Alamitos
Uncle Lino Retired To Stand At Pennsylvania’s Northview Stallion Station

Track record-setting, Grade 1-placed Uncle Lino, the first son of red-hot young sire Uncle Mo to stand in the Mid-Atlantic region, is set to enter stud at Northview Stallion Station in Peach Bottom, Pa. His stud fee is $4,000 live foal. “Northview has been looking extremely hard for a son of Uncle Mo,” said Northview […]

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First foal for stakes winner Japan is this bay filly out of Lovely Daniella (by Gold Token)
First Foal Arrives For Stakes Winner Japan

Waldorf Farm has announced that the first foal by stakes winner and Graded stakes-placed Japan, a 5-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro, was born on January 27. The bay filly out of multiple stakes winner Lovely Daniella (9 wins, $171,942), was bred by Blue Star Stable and Michael Ferraro and was foaled at Waldorf Farm, North […]

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Royal Delta won the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic in 2011 and 2012
Champion Royal Delta Dies At Age Nine From Foaling Complications

Three-time champion Royal Delta died due to complications foaling a filly by Galileo at Coolmore earlier this week. Retired in November of 2013, Royal Delta was sent to Ireland to be bred to Galileo in the 2014 breeding season, but she did not get in foal.  Another attempt was made the following year, again to Galileo, […]

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