horse racing and breeding

Tranquility Farm Launches Stallion Season Auction Nov. 18

Tranquility Farm’s 2017 Benefit Stallion Season Auction will take place from Nov. 18 through Nov. 21. Season offerings include Acclamation, Curlin to Mischief, Surf Cat, Vronsky, Einstein, Daddy Nose Best, Misremembered, Haynesfield, and others. A complete list of seasons offered and Pacific Time auction hours can be found on the home page of Tranquility Farm’s website […]

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Two Birds With One Horse: Broodmare Purchase At Keeneland November Supports Charity

Although Flatter mare Dicey Flats failed to attain her reserve at the Keeneland November sale this week, her story had an exceptionally happy ending. According to The Blood-Horse, Dicey Flats was on offer through Taylor Made Sales Agency with the promise that any proceeds from her sale would go to Lexington Catholic High School’s tuition assistance […]

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Torrie Horses Connect Breeders’ Cup With Del Mar Art Scene

The Breeders’ Cup has come and gone from Del Mar, but life-sized replicas of the “Torrie horse” that sits atop the series’ trophies are still sprinkled around San Diego County. CNN reports about 20 fiberglass Torrie horses were distributed to local artists ahead of the Breeders’ Cup in a campaign called ‘Art of the Horse.’ […]

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Son Of Human Dr. Fager Looks Back At The Equine Dr. Fager

For Jeff Fager, Thoroughbred owner and executive producer of 60 Minutes, 1968 was an important year. For one thing, it was the year the television news magazine aired its first episode, beginning what would become a Sunday evening routine for many Americans. It was also the year Dr. Fager, a son of Rough’n Tumble trained […]

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Report: McMahon Suspended 30 Days After Positive Drug Test

According to Daily Racing Form, rider C.J. McMahon has been suspended 30 days by stewards at Indiana Grand after a drug test came back with levels of methamphetamine and THC. McMahon was tested at Indiana Grand on Sept. 26. His suspension began Oct. 10 and will run through Nov. 8. As a result of the test, […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian: When To Radiograph Sale Horses

QUESTION: Speaking from a buyer’s perspective, when (if ever) does it make sense to have your veterinarian shoot their own X-rays in the course of doing a pre-sale work-up on a horse? DR. BART BARBER: Any time that your veterinarian has a question and would like to either repeat a specific joint or get additional […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian: Interpreting Images And Endoscopy

The Paulick Report continues the Ask Your Veterinarian series this week, asking veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital your questions about sales and healthcare of racing prospects and breeding stock. QUESTION: Do you recommend a buyer get his or her own veterinarian to interpret repository images? DR. BART BARBER: I feel very strongly that […]

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Mohaymen Retired, To Stand For $7,500 In 2018 Season

Multiple graded stakes winner Mohaymen has been retired and will stand stud next season at Shadwell’s Nashwan Stud in central Kentucky for a fee of $7,500, per a report from The Blood-Horse on Thursday. The big gray trained by Kiaran McLaughlin was an early standout on the 2016 Kentucky Derby trail, winning the Grade 2 […]

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Washington TOBA Releases Catalog For Summer Yearling And Mixed Sale

A total of 132 yearlings are entered in the 2017 WTBOA Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale, the highest number cataloged in the annual summer event since 2009. This year’s sale is comprised of 70 colts and 62 fillies, of which 76 are Washington-bred. The remaining yearlings originally hail from Kentucky (26), California (23, along with […]

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Dortmund Out Of Retirement, Training At Los Alamitos

Multiple Grade 1 winner Dortmund is back in training at Art Sherman’s barn at Los Alamitos, according to a report by The Blood-Horse. Retired in April, the son of Big Brown is expected to put in his first timed workout this summer within the next 30 days. Owner Kaleem Shah said there is no stud deal […]

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