horse racing and breeding

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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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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