Bloodlines: War Of Will’s ‘Depth Of Family’ Bodes Well

War Front could be pardoned for a bit of pride because the big bay horse from Claiborne Farm had a pretty good weekend. War of Will won the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes on Saturday; Etoile won the G3 Fillies Sprint at Naas in Ireland on Sunday, with Peace Charter second (both by War Front); and […]

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Bloodlines: Size And The Thoroughbred

Several times over the past weeks, readers have commented on the look of the contemporary Thoroughbred in comparison with horses of past years. In particular, readers have noted that racers today appear to have lighter bone than the horses of yesteryear who raced so successfully season after season. From my personal experience in measuring horses […]

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Bloodlines: War Front’s Future As A Sire Of Sires?

The next step in the evolution of a stallion’s reputation, from becoming a leading freshman sire to a leading sire, is to become a leading sire of stallions. Each step in a stallion’s rise to prominence is challenging, the barriers to success increase in difficulty, and the outcome is not easily evaluated till years have […]

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Lure, Doble Ganador De La Breeders’ Cup Mile, Muere A Los 28 Años En Claiborne Farm

Claiborne Farm anunció que el doble ganador de la Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) y miembro del Salón de la Fama Lure murió la mañana del miércoles 15 de Noviembre debido a afecciones propias de su avanzada edad. El hijo de Danzig tenía 28 años. Lure dejó récord de pista en su debut en arena en […]

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Medaglia D’Oro’s 2018 Fee Boosted To $250,000 After Pair Of Breeders’ Cup Winners

Medaglia d’Oro, sire of two Breeders’ Cup winners and the leading sire by number of grade/group 1 winners this year with seven, will have his 2018 fee raised to $250,000, Darley announced on Tuesday. Talismanic in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1T) and Bar of Gold in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton July: Danzig’s Rapid Rise To Success

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer its special print publication available online and on the grounds of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Sale of Selected Yearlings. This edition of the PR Special introduces a new series, “Success Beyond Expectations,” focusing on highly successful stallions who entered stud without great fanfare or a bulging […]

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Benchmark, Leading Stallion Son Of Alydar, Euthanized At 26

Longtime California sire Benchmark was euthanized June 23 due to the infirmities of old age, according to a release from Ballena Vista Farm. He was 26. Sire of Eclipse Award winner Points Offthebench and top racehorses including Brother Derek, Idiot Proof, and Bench Points, the son of Alydar was pensioned in 2014 and lived out his […]

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Spendthrift’s Can The Man Sires First Foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Can the Man, the Grade 1-performing juvenile by leading sire Into Mischief, sired his first reported foal on February 3rd when a colt was born at Breakaway Farm in Indiana. Bred by Richard and Connie Snyder’s Cove Springs Farm, the bay colt is out of the nine-time-winning Birdstone mare Ms. Bird Watch, a […]

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Spendthrift Announces New Shuttler Hampton Court; ‘Share The Upside’ On Son Of Redoute’s Choice

Hampton Court, the track record-breaking Group 1 winner by legendary sire Redoute’s Choice, will shuttle to Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY to stand the 2016 breeding season as the newest participant in Spendthrift’s renowned “Share The Upside” and “Breed Secure” programs. “We are excited to be able to offer American breeders the opportunity to ‘Share […]

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