McGrath: Frankel’s ‘duty’ is the Breeders’ Cup Classic

In his column at Britain’s The Independent, Chris McGrath writes that trainer Sir Henry Cecil should seriously consider running Frankel in this year’s Breeders’ Cup and not in the Mile but in the Classic.  So far, Cecil has suggested Frankel will wrap up his year in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot October 15, […]

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Giauque: Stallion owners should resolve to never…stand new stallions for proven stallion fees

Bill Giauque, in his column for, lays out some resolutions for the Thoroughbred industry. Among them, Giauque points out the over inflation of the stallion market. “Who wants the embarrassment of standing Ghostzapper for $200,000 or Smarty Jones for $100,000?”

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Adena Springs Announces 2011 Stud Fees for Kentucky, Canada and New York Stallions

Press Release   Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs Farm released their 2011 stallion fees today.    In Kentucky, Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Awesome Again will stand for $50,000, and his son, Horse of the Year Ghostzapper will stand for $20,000. Macho Uno’s fee will be $15,000 and Einstein will stand for $7,500. Both Giacomo and […]

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While he joined the long line of NFL stars who have followed a Super Bowl victory with the iconic phrase “I’m going to Disney World”, it appears the Saints quarterback may have plans on the First Saturday in May. That is if all breaks well. Brees is part of an ownership group that also […]

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By Ray Paulick Lane’s End Farm is expected to announce that reigning Horse of the Year Curlin will enter stud at the Versailles, Ky., farm in 2009 for a live foal stud fee of $75,000, the Paulick Report has learned. Lane’s End is owned by William S. Farish, vice chairman of the Jockey Club and former ambassador to […]

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