Bloodstock

Godolphin’s Decision To Reduce Bloodstock Has Many In Industry Reaping The Benefits

The decision by Sheikh Mohammed to reduce some of Godolphin/Darley’s bloodstock over the past year or so has been begun to show positive results for those owners and breeders that ventured to buy some of the horses that were sold. One such example is Camas Park Stud, which the Racing Post reports paid 65,000 guineas for the mare Tessa […]

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Leslie’s Lady, Dam Of Champion Beholder, In Foal To American Pharoah

Broodmare of the Year Leslie’s Lady, dam of multiple champion Beholder, has been confirmed in foal to Triple Crown champion and Horse of the Year, American Pharoah. Leslie’s Lady, a 21-year-old mare by Tricky Creek, produced a Medaglia d’Oro filly in April at Clarkland Farm. In addition to four-time champion Beholder, Leslie’s Lady is also the […]

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Curlin Colt Lights Up Board For Record $1.5 Million At Strong Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

The second and final session of the 2017 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded Tuesday with increases for both session and the overall auction, as well as a record high price of $1.5 million. Gross receipts of $25,237,000 for 330 horses were up 9.1 percent from last year, while the average overall price of […]

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Champion Classic Empire To Stand At Ashford Stud Upon Retirement

Coolmore has acquired the breeding rights to Champion 2-year-old colt and recent G1 Preakness runner-up Classic Empire, the Thoroughbred Daily News reported Tuesday. The multiple G1 winner will continue to race in the colors of owner John C. Oxley. Upon his retirement from racing, the colt will enter stud at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky. The deal […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: ‘Computing’ First-Crop Success

One of the signal facets of the contemporary commercial market is a fascination with first-crop sires. One prominent consignor even went so far as to declare that if sellers weren’t offering stock by first-crop sires or by proven sires, then potential buyers just walked on by. As perplexing as this situation is for breeders, not […]

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Smart Strike Filly Tops Strong Day One At Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

Fasig-Tipton opened its Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Saleat the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md., with across-the-board gains Monday, as average and median increased while the percentage of horses not attaining reserve fell. A total of 162 horses sold on Monday for $11,537,500, an increase of 7.6 percent in gross receipts from the first session last […]

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Multiple G1 Winner Devil His Due Dies At 28

Multiple grade I winner and sire Devil His Due has died at the age of 28. He was euthanized the morning of May 22 due to infirmities of old age, according to Margaux Farm general manager Michael Hardy. On the track, Devil His Due carried the colors of Lion Crest Stable to the winner’s circle […]

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Back Ring: An Interview With Consignor Cary Frommer

Consignor Cary Frommer made headlines in 2016 when two Uncle Mo colts she purchased as yearlings – one for $90,000 and another for $150,000 – brought seven-figure prices at the 2-year-old sales, the first going for $1 million at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale and the second for $1.3 million at OBS in March. Earlier this year […]

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Hit It A Bomb Will Not Shuttle To Spendthrift Australia

Spendthrift Farm announced it will not be shuttling Hit It a Bomb to Spendthrift Australia in 2017 after a late deal was reached to instead shuttle the son of War Front to South America. “We did not anticipate such strong late interest in shuttling Hit It a Bomb, and an unforeseen opportunity came about that […]

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Animal Kingdom Colt Tops Barretts May Sale At $245,000

A colt by Animal Kingdom brought $245,000 to top the Barretts May Sale of 2-Year-Olds in training. Trainer James Cassidy placed the winning bid for owner Deron Pearson of D P Racing. The highest-priced filly was also the second highest-priced horse sold – Hip 26, a filly by Unusual Heat that sold for $195,000 to […]

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