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Honor Roll Presented By Virginia Thoroughbred Association: New York-Bred Mr. Buff Racking Up Virginia-Sired Bonuses For Bromans

Four-time stakes winner Mr. Buff may have been foaled in New York, but over the past year the 5-year-old gelding has helped his owner/breeder Chester Broman earn over $140,000 in bonus money from the Virginia Thoroughbred Association. By Virginia-registered stallion Friend Or Foe, Mr. Buff is eligible for the Virginia-sired program. He earns a 25 […]

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‘She Tried Her Heart Out’: Chasing Yesterday, Half-Sister To American Pharoah, Retired

Chasing Yesterday, a Grade 1-winning half-sister to 2015 Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year American Pharoah, has been retired from racing to begin her broodmare career in 2020, Thoroughbred Racing Commentary reports. The 3-year-old Tapit filly has been living at owner/breeder Jane Lyon’s Summer Wind Farm in Georgetown, Ky., after suffering an entrapped […]

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Bloodlines: Limiting Stallion Books Could Be Right Thing For The Breed, Thoroughbred Economy

Those wild revolutionaries at the Jockey Club lobbed an incendiary device into last week’s news with the announcement that their board of stewards was considering a “rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions starting with the 2021 breeding season.” In the final days leading up to the world’s largest yearling sale at Keeneland, […]

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Banner Day For Hinkle Farms Highlights Opening Session Of Keeneland September Yearling Sale

Selling a pair of seven-figure horses is a fine way for any operation to kick off the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, but it was a true financial and statistical windfall for Hinkle Farms. The Paris, Ky., operation will send 17 yearlings to market from its own breeding program during this year’s sale, meaning having a […]

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Half-Brother To Justify Returns To Glennwood Farm After $950,000 Buyback At Keeneland September

A half-brother to Triple Crown winner and 2018 Horse of the Year Justify dropped the hammer for $950,000 on Monday at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, but it wasn’t enough to close the deal. The Pioneerof the Nile colt, out of the Grade 3-placed Ghostzapper mare Stage Magic, finished under his reserve in the sale […]

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For Sale: Historic Normandy Farm, Final Resting Place Of Man O’ War’s Parents

Following the death of Nancy Polk in August of 2018, the historic Normandy Farm on Paris Pike has now been listed for sale with Rector Hayden Realtors. The 250-acre farm features one of Lexington’s oldest brick homes built in 1803, three tenant houses, a carriage house, and a total of six barns with 83 stalls, […]

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Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average

The Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale average jumped 50 percent, setting a record increase in average and median sale prices and the lowest buyback rate in the sale’s history. The sale was held Sept. 1 at the OKC State Fairgrounds Sales Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla.. The average sale price was $10,858 and the […]

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Potential, Pedigree Available In Sept. 16 Racing In Dubai Sale

As the UAE racing season kickoff approaches with haste on October 24, the Racing in Dubai September 2019 Sale is set for Monday, September 16. The sale will take place within the Saddling Enclosure of Meydan Racecourse at 6:45 p.m. Viewing of the 60 lots will take place September 14 and 15, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. […]

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Buck Pond Farm’s Conveyance Sires First Winner At Los Alamitos

It was an eventful trip, but Bronn outlasted his foes on Sept. 8 at Los Alamitos to become the first winner for his sire, Buck Pond Farm resident Conveyance, BloodHorse reports. The dark bay or brown Bronn was part of the battle up front as soon as the gates opened in the one-mile race, but […]

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Ohio Mixed Sale Adds Horses Of Racing Age Portion

The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Mixed Sale has added a horses of racing age portion to its annual auction, marketing to a variety of buyers. The racing-age portion will immediately follow the mixed sale, offering weanlings, yearlings and broodmares starting at 1:30 p.m. The racing-age sale is an excellent opportunity to purchase a race-ready […]

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