Always Dreaming Recovering From Ulcers, Will Return To Racing In 2018

Always Dreaming, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday. The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have stomach ulcers after the Travers Stakes, and was recently cleared […]

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OBS October Yearling Sale Adds 29 Supplemental Entries

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 October Yearling Sale is now available on the company’s website at Thirteen yearlings have been supplemented to the Selected Yearling Sale as Hip No.’s 189 – 201. Sixteen yearlings have been supplemented to the Open Yearling Sale, cataloged as Hip No.’s 731 – 746. […]

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Kentucky Derby Winner Always Dreaming To Stand At WinStar Farm Upon Retirement

WinStar Farm has entered into an agreement to acquire the breeding rights to 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming. “We are excited to add another potentially breed-shaping stallion from the dominant Unbridled line, which has proven to be today’s preeminent classic sire line,” said Elliott Walden, WinStar President & CEO. […]

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Ahmed Zayat’s ‘Stallion-Making Stable’ Has Produced 24 Sires Over 12 Years

Ahmed Zayat’s impact on the Thoroughbred industry goes beyond his ownership of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. His racing stable has produced 24 stallions over the last 12 years, a number Coolmore’s Dermot Ryan called “incredible,” according to The top names on Zayat’s stallion roster, in addition to the homebred American Pharoah, include homebred Pioneerof […]

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Bloodlines: A Prince Among Sires With First-Crop Yearlings

The hot item at the yearling sales each year is the premium stock by each season’s first-crop or freshmen sires. Aside from the novel appeal of having one of the first racers by a former star of the racetrack, there is also the potential to catch lightning in a bottle by finding a star before […]

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Mike Smith Show Continues At Belmont As American Anthem Takes Woody Stephens

No rider at Belmont Park is hotter than Mike Smith right now; the Hall of Famer has already won four races half-way through the card. In the G2 Woody Stephens, Smith gave a textbook ride to Bob Baffert trainee American Anthem, who drove away in the lane to score by 3 1/4 lengths. A 3-year-old […]

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OBS June 2-Year-Old, Horses Of Racing Age Supplemental Catalog Now Available

The supplemental catalog to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2017 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age is now available on the company’s website at It features Two-Year-Olds by a strong group of proven and promising sires, a roster that includes Bodemeister, Curlin, Into Mischief, Maclean’s Music, Malibu Moon, Orb, Speightstown, Tapit, […]

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‘Take A Pause And Regroup’: Always Dreaming Officially Ruled Out Of Belmont Stakes

Connections of Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming officially ruled the colt out of consideration for the G1 Belmont Stakes June 10, according to a report in the BloodHorse. Terry Finley’s West Point Thoroughbreds, which is part of the ownership group of the Bodemeister colt, said that they decided to bypass the Belmont and focus instead on […]

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Encuesta NTRA: Classic Empire Regresa Al Tope De Los Tresañeros, Arrogate Sin Variantes

Luego de llegar segundo en la edición 142 del Preakness Stakes (G1) en el hipódromo de Pimlico (Baltimore, Maryland) el pasado sábado, Classic Empire (21 votos al primer lugar, 405 puntos) es el primero en el ranking en la semana 17 de la Encuesta de los Mejores Tresañeros de la National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), […]

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