horse retirement

Breeders’ Cup Turf Winner Talismanic To Enter Stud In Japan

Talismanic, a top-class son of leading sire Medaglia d’Oro and winner of last year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf, will join the Darley roster in Japan for 2019. Under the care of master trainer Andre Fabre throughout his career,Talismanic broke his maiden by no fewer than seven lengths at two. From then on, he raced almost exclusively in stakes company, winning twice […]

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Preakness Winner Cloud Computing Retired To Spendthrift Farm

Cloud Computing, last year’s Preakness Stakes hero and millionaire 3-year-old, has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2019 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky. The dark bay colt will become the newest stallion to participate in Spendthrift’s renowned “Share The Upside” program. “Cloud Computing is one of those horses […]

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Awesome Slew Retired To Ocala Stud In Florida

Multiple graded stakes winner Awesome Slew has been retired and will stand the upcoming breeding season at Ocala Stud for $5,000 S&N. A versatile son of Awesome Again, Awesome Slew won stakes ranging in distance from seven furlongs to 1 1/16 miles and won or placed in 12 graded stakes over three seasons and over […]

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Green Gratto Retired To Total Bloodstock Farm In New York

Grade 1 winner Green Gratto has been retired from racing, and he will enter stud at Robert Wright’s Total Bloodstock Farm in New York for the 2019 breeding season for an advertised fee of $2,000 The 8-year-old son of Here’s Zealous finished his on-track career with nine wins in 65 starts over six seasons of […]

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Army Mule Retires To Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms For 2019

Undefeated Grade 1 winner Army Mule, raced in the colors of St. Elias Stable, has been retired from racing and will stand stud duty at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky. An $825,000 2-year-old in training purchase, Army Mule served notice of his exceptional brilliance at first asking, breaking his maiden in spectacular fashion […]

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Belmont Stakes Winner Tapwrit Retired To Gainesway For 2019

Belmont Stakes winner and millionaire Tapwrit has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Gainesway for a $12,500 stud fee in 2019. A gray son of three-time leading sire Tapit, Tapwrit was a $1.2-million yearling purchase by Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert V. LaPenta at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale. Tapwrit […]

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Irish War Cry Retired To Northview Stallion Station In Maryland

Classic-placed Irish War Cry, one of the most dynamic runners of his generation, has been retired and will enter stud at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md., for the 2019 season. “Irish War Cry is by leading sire Curlin, won the Holy Bull, Wood Memorial and Pimlico Special and was second in the Belmont, […]

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Louisiana Case Suggests Gaps Remain In Racetrack Anti-Slaughter Policies

When Louisiana state health officials began dealing with the EHV-1 outbreak at Fair Grounds in January, part of the task was working backwards after a new case cropped up to find all horses that may have been exposed to the illness. As state animal health officials did their detective work, it’s unlikely they imagined an […]

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Champion Untapable Retired With Nearly $4 Million In Earnings

Ron Winchell’s homebred Untapable, the Eclipse Award-winning 3-year-old champion of 2014, has officially been retired. Winchell announced the 5-year-old daughter of Tapit’s retirement via Twitter on Sunday evening: “Untapable is officially being retired,” wrote Winchell. “After having a truly great 3-year-old season and currently the number one US earner of Tapit – it’s time!” Trained […]

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