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Afternoon Deelites pensioned, sent to Old Friends

Grade 1 winner Afternoon Deelites has been pensioned and will be sent to Old Friends near Georgetown, Ky to enjoy his retirement. The 19-year-old had been standing at Clear Creek Stud in Louisiana.

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Bridlewood’s North Of Eden passes away at 28

Press Release North Of Eden (Ire), a longtime foundation mare of Bridlewood Farm, passed away from natural causes and has been buried at the Ocala-based farm’s Thoroughbred cemetery. She was 28. Bred in Ireland and by the sire Northfields, North Of Eden became one of the top producing broodmares in the industry the last two […]

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Always a Princess ‘doing just fine’

After suffering a sesamoid injury in the Santa Margarita that led to a successful surgery, Always a Princess has been recuperating in an equine hospital in Chino, Calif. “Everything seems to be quiet,” owner Arnold Zetcher said last weekend. “She was comfortable and a really good patient. The word we got back from Chino is […]

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Barretts average, median up in one-night sale

Trying for the a nighttime atmosphere for the first time worked for Barretts as its average and median rose 11.1% and 16.7%. The buy-back rate also fell to 23.6% from 31% last year.

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Scott: Declining donations would only make situation worse

As the situation with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation continues to unfold, one concern seems to continue to build momentum across the board. Will the controversy over the care of some of the TRF’s horses negatively effect contributions to this and other horse rescue charities. Of course, Jeff Scott acknowledges that in a perfect world, we […]

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Florida TRF affliliate reportedly doing well

A farm located at the Marion Correctional Institution, which is also a TRF affliate, has reported they are doing just fine despite national concern for the way some of the TRF’s horses have been treated at satellite farms.

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Square Eddie returns to stud

After being returned to training last year, grade I winner Square Eddie will enter stud again at Vessels Stallion Farm near Bonsall, Calif. The son of Smart Strike will stand for $5,000 live foal.

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Barretts hopes evening session may add energy to sale

For the first time ever, Barretts will move its March 2-year-olds in training sale to an evening session. “We did that for the yearling sale last year, and it seemed to draw a lot of energy,” said Kim Lloyd, Barretts’ vice president of sales. “It was fun.”

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Japanese buyers show up for Barretts

Barretts’ first ever night sale scheduled for Monday in California got a boost with the arrival of a contingent of buyers from Japan.  Ten people representing four Japanese ownership groups were at the breeze show over the weekend. Naohiro Goda of Toyko, Barretts’ Japanese representative, said that not long after the devastating earthquake that hit […]

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HRI – Christine: John Henry film worth viewing

Horse Race Insider Bill Christine writes about the 20-something filmmaker, Chris Koby, and his new documentary, “John Henry: The Steel Driving Racehorse.” “I covered John Henry for his final three years, and thought I knew everything there was to know about his story, but the documentary mines new ground. For one thing, his heart was […]

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