Barry Weisbord

Results of Breeders’ Cup Election Announced: 10 Members Re-Elected

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that 19 individuals have won election to serve as Breeders’ Cup Members.  Voting by Breeders’ Cup foal and stallion nominators was concluded at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 13. The election results are expected to be ratified by the current Breeders’ Cup Members at the annual meeting on July 13. […]

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Young Bloodstock Agent Living A ‘Triple Crown Dream’

Bradley Weisbord, 30, came within 1 1/4 lengths of capturing this year’s Triple Crown. The bloodstock agent, in business for less than two years, brokered deals to sell minority stakes in both Preakness-winning Exaggerator and Belmont-winning Creator, before their Classic victories. According to the Wall Street Journal, approximately 80 percent of his business as BSW […]

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Weisbord Resigns From Breeders’ Cup Board

The Breeders’ Cup announced today that Barry Weisbord has resigned from its Board of Directors, citing increased outside business and family duties for his decision. In a letter Tuesday morning to Breeders’ Cup President and CEO Craig Fravel, Weisbord said, “The increasing need for me to travel extensively for Trakus around the world, and my desire […]

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Tattersalls December: Just the Judge Sets Record at 4.5 Million Guineas

The Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Just the Judge became the highest priced filly in British auction history when selling to Sheikh Fahad and the China Horse Club for 4,500,000 guineas. The second day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale saw a total of 173 lots sell for 29,188,595 guineas, at an average of 168,720 guineas and […]

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A Better Breeders’ Cup Board: Something Old, Something New

Change is good. But not too much change. I think the Breeders’ Cup Members got it just right in the runoff election earlier this week when Bill Farish of Lane’s End Farm was re-elected to a four-year term on the Breeders’ Cup board of directors over which he serves as chairman. The other candidate for […]

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Where Is Breeders’ Cup Heading?

Future site selections will be discussed at a Breeders’ Cup board of directors meeting on Wednesday that could result in a three-year host site commitment for 2015-17. Santa Anita Park, the Arcadia, Calif., track that will be home of the Breeders’ Cup two-day championship event on Oct. 31-Nov. 1 for the third consecutive year and […]

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Champion Safely Kept Dies at 28

Champion and Hall of Fame member Safely Kept was euthanized April 22 at Burleson Farm in Midway, Ky., due to the infirmities of old age, the Blood-Horse reports. She was 28. Trained by Alan Goldberg for owners Barry Weisbord and Richard Santulli’s Jayeff B. Stable, Safely Kept raced from ages two through five and won […]

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Weisbord: Why We Should Be ‘Mad as Hell’

In the famous scene in the movie Network, a frustrated Peter Finch urges people to go to the window, stick their heads out and yell, “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.” In the wake of recent events, Barry Weisbord with the Thoroughbred Daily News writes that the horse racing […]

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Weisbord Named Recipient of 2013 Galbreath Award

The Equine Industry Program at the University of Louisville has announced that Thoroughbred industry entrepreneur Barry Weisbord, President and Co-Publisher of the Thoroughbred Daily News, the industry’s leading on-line news publication, is the 24th recipient of the John Galbreath Award for Entrepreneurship, which was first awarded in 1990 to the late Kentucky breeder and industry […]

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Lasix Hot-Button Issue in Breeders’ Cup Election

The election process for five seats on the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors begins Friday, and in the wake of the controversial decision in March to change direction on medication policy it will be a hotly contested vote. The only individuals eligible to run and to vote in the Board of Directors election are the […]

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