Bloodstock

Fasig-Tipton’s Kentucky Fall Yearling Sale Looks Promising

After a fairly successful September yearling sale at Keeneland, the eyes of the breeding world will be on Kentucky again this week, with the start of the Fasig-Tipton fall Kentucky yearling sale. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> The auction company says the sale has grown from last year, and it’s gotten better too. Read more at […]

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DENALI: Dam of Champagne Winner Uncle Mo to be Sold at Fasig-Tipton

PRESS RELEASE Denali Stud owner, Craig Bandoroff, announced today he will be offering the dam of Champagne S.-G1 winner Uncle Mo at The November Sale at Fasig-Tipton on November 7.  “Playa Maya is an exceptional young mare by Arch,” commented Bandoroff. “She is a 100% producer and Uncle Mo’s brilliance gives a breeder great […]

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Stud Fees and Profitability: The Real Story

Rob Whiteley, owner of Liberation Farm, took an in-depth look at the recent Keeneland September yearling sale from the standpoint of a Thoroughbred breeder. His conclusions, first published in the Thoroughbred Daily News, were not encouraging, but serve as an eye-opening assessment of the current state of the bloodstock market. By Rob Whiteley A […]

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SPENDTHRIFT ADDS WARRIOR’S REWARD, LINE OF DAVID TO 2011 STALLION ROSTER

PRESS RELEASE Spendthrift Farm will stand Grade 1 winners Warrior’s Reward and Line of David in 2011, as was announced Friday night at the farm’s annual breeders’ party in Lexington. Warrior’s Reward, a 4-year-old colt by Medaglia d’Oro, remains in training and is likely to retire to Spendthrift after the Breeders’ Cup. Trained by […]

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FIVE STALLIONS ON THEIR WAY TO TURKEY

Four American-based stallions-Cuvee, Yonaguska, Lion Heart and Dehere–and Irish-based Powerscourt are scheduled to arrive in Turkey this week to stand at stud as the property of the Turkish Jockey Club. According to Kentucky-based bloodstock agent Ric Waldman, who advised and assisted the Turkish Jockey Club in the acquisitions, Dehere is being leased while the […]

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STUD FEE CHANGE FOR CURLIN

Edited Press Release The 2010 stud fee for two-time Horse of the Year CURLIN, who stands at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Kentucky, has been reduced to $40,000 stands and nurses. In a statement released today, majority owner Jess Jackson discussed the decision: “We are delighted […]

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OFFLEE WILD RIDE TO THE TOP

By Ray PaulickLast spring, before any foals from the first-crop of Offlee Wild had made their way to the track, Lansdon Robbins was convinced the Grade 1 stakes-winning son of Wild Again he raced with partners in the name of Azalea Stable was standing his final year at Darley America in Lexington. “I guarantee […]

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ADENA SPRINGS LEADING BREEDER FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Press Release Adena Springs heads the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2009 with earnings of $12,853,329, according to statistics released today by The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc. (TJCIS). In topping the list for the seventh consecutive year, Adena Springs bred the winners of 568 races from 3,903 starts and […]

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FASIG FLIPS THE SCRIPT

By Ray Paulick Fasig-Tipton’s management team deserves a great deal of credit for the remarkable two-night yearling sale that concluded Tuesday night at the Humphrey S. Finney pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. They delivered on several fronts: attracting a higher number of top-end horses to the sale than in recent years; bringing in buyers from […]

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OVERBROOK FARM TO DISPERSE

The following press was distributed by Keeneland Association regarding the dispersal later this year of the breeding stock and a majority of the racing stock of Overbrook Farm, the Lexington Thoroughbred operation founded by the late William T. Young.             Lexington, Ky. (June 9, 2009)—Overbrook Farm, founded and developed by the late William T. […]

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