horse racing and breeding

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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Magic Millions Broodmare Sale Posts Record Gross

Former outstanding Melbourne based racemare Gregers has topped the 2017 Magic Millions Broodmare Sale on the Gold Coast. The daughter of Commands, presented in foal to Victorian sire sensation Written Tycoon, was purchased for $1.75 million by the team from Yu Long Investments. The sale of Gregers was one of two lots today to sell for […]

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Updated: California Chrome Will Shuttle To Chile For Stud Duty

Reports from Chilean media Thursday afternoon indicated that multiple Eclipse Award champion California Chrome will shuttle to Chile for stud duty during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season. La Hípica reported the recently-retired son of Lucky Pulpit will stand at Haras Sumaya, located near Pirque. California Chrome currently stands stud at Taylor Made Farm near Lexington, […]

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Tampa Bay ‘Home Team’ Trainers Favored In Weekend Graded Stakes

The rock stars are coming to Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday. With three graded stakes races on the Festival Preview Day Presented by Lambholm South card, and $650,000 in stakes purse money on the line, some of the world’s top trainers and greatest jockeys will be on the scene. Hall of Fame trainer Claude “Shug” […]

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Five-Year University Study Sheds Light On Farm Workers’ Challenges And Potential Solutions

The University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health and the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work have released the results of a five-year study into health and safety of workers at Thoroughbred operations. Researchers spoke to farm workers and management, administering a number of surveys to learn more about the workers’ experience, injury histories, […]

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First Foal For Normandy Invasion Is A Filly

Keane Stud’s Normandy Invasion, Tapit’s one-mile track record-holder at Gulfstream, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 14 when a filly was born at Hilltop Stables in Deposit, NY. Bred by Carl Bennett, the chestnut filly was produced from the Harlan’s Holiday mare, Miss Doc Holiday. “She is a big, strong filly with good bone, lots […]

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First Foal A Colt For The Big Beast

Ocala Stud’s The Big Beast, the Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 3rd when a colt was born in Ocala, Fla.  Bred by Christy Whitman, the bay colt is out of the Slew Gin Fizz mare Look to the Stars, a half-sister to multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Isitingood. […]

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What Did You Read? Top Stories Of 2016

As we approach the start of a new calendar year, it’s a good time to reflect on the biggest issues and most important news in the sport of Thoroughbred racing from 2016. Per tradition, the Paulick Report staff has compiled a list of the stories that you, the readers, found most compelling to read. The […]

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Mother/Daughter Team Brings Operation Gelding’s Tally Of Sterilized Stallions To 100

Operation Gelding clinic organizers Lacey Edge and Kaye Garrison have gelded 100 stallions through the Unwanted Horse Coalition’s Operation Gelding Program. Kaye and her daughter, Lacey, have been organizing clinics since the program began in 2010.  Lacey, who was 13 years old at the time, learned about the program after conducting research for a school […]

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