Pennsylvania breeding

El Padrino’s First Foal Born at Sycamore Hall Farm

The weekend of Jan. 17 kicked off with El Padrino showing off his impressive physique at the Northview PA stallion show on Saturday. The next day, the stunning chestnut officially became a sire when his daughter out of the Great Notion mare Great Storm was born at Sycamore Hall Farm in Chesapeake City. Bred by Sycamore […]

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Strategic Maneuver, G1 Winner and Noted Producer, Euthanized at 23

Strategic Maneuver, G1 winner and noted commercial producer, was euthanized due to infirmities from old age at Brushwood Farm last week, according to a report by The Blood-Horse. She was 23. The daughter of Cryptoclearance was known for her victories in the G1 Matron (which she won by 12 1/2 lengths) and the G1 Spinaway, which […]

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Winchill, Son of Leading Sire Tapit, to Stand in Pennsylvania

Stakes winner/multiple stakes placed Winchill will enter stud in 2015 at Pointer Farm in Bernville, PA. A son of the red hot stallion Tapit out of the Phone Trick mare Exclusive Hold, Winchill will stand for $3,000 live foal, with special consideration for Pennsylvania foaling mares. On the board three times at four, Winchill reached […]

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Wildcat Brief to Stand in Pennsylvania for 2015

Wildcat Brief, a Grade 1 grandson of leading sire-of-sires Storm Cat, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Foxfield Farm in Oxford, Pennsylvania. A son of multiple graded stakes winner Forest Wildcat and out of Grisham, a daughter of 1996 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Grindstone, Wildcat Brief was a 6-time winner of $340,570. Stakes-placed as a three-year-old, Wildcat […]

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Auditor General: Money for Regulation of Pennsylvania Racing Funneled Elsewhere

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today the future of Pennsylvania’s billion dollar horse racing industry is in trouble and risks a catastrophic shutdown if measures are not taken to increase revenue and stop a diversion of racing funds to plug holes in the state’s budget. In a report released today on the State Racing Fund, […]

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Norman Asbjornson Retired to Pennsylvania

Multiple stakes winner and graded stakes-placed Norman Asbjornson has been retired and will stand at Pin Oak Lane Farm in Pennsylvania, according to a Blood-Horse report. The 6-year-old Real Quiet son last ran in the Swatara Stakes, capping a career that included wins in the Roanoke and the Harrison E. Johnson Stakes. He was also second […]

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E Dubai Headed to Maryland in 2014

E Dubai, sire of 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic-G1 winner Fort Larned and the leading active sire in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2013, has been moved from Northview PA to Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md., for the 2014 season. He will stand for $5,000. A son of incomparable sire of sires Mr. Prospector, 15-year-old […]

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Pennsylvanians Question Racing’s Slots Kickback

While slots have provided a much-needed jumpstart to Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry, not everyone in the state is convinced the additional revenue is going to the right place. According to a report by Philly.com, more than $1.5 billion (12 percent of slots revenue) has gone to the state’s industry in the last six years. Many […]

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Pennsylvania Racing Subsidy Still a Target of Controversy

While Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry managed to stave off a major cut in state funding last year, the debate over subsidies still rages. A story at Philly.com examines the impact of Act 71, a 2004 law that has funneled hundreds of millions of dollars in slot revenues to help prop up Pennsylvania’s racing and breeding […]

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Pennsylvania group: Governor’s proposal to raid horse racing fund a ‘devastating blow’

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett isn’t making any new friends in Thoroughbred racing industry.  Tuesday, Corbett suggested shifting funds from the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund to help make up for proposed cuts at three major universities. The Pennsylvania Equine Coalition issued the following press release late Tuesday in response. The Pennsylvania Equine Coalition, a statewide […]

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