Champions Vino Rosso, Mitole Get First Mares In Foal

Spendthrift Farm’s 2019 Eclipse champions Vino Rosso & Mitole, winners of the Breeders’ Cup Classic and Sprint in their final respective starts, have both had their first mares confirmed in foal. The Malibu Moon mare Shine Time checked in foal to Vino Rosso on Feb. 25 for breeders Pam and Jim Robinson at their Brandywine […]

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Bricks And Mortar, Maximum Security, Mitole Vie For Horse Of The Year, Other Honors At Eclipse Awards

Campaigns representing perfection, drama, and brilliance will vie for the ultimate year-end honor in North American Thoroughbred racing when the 49th Annual Runhappy Eclipse Awards presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group are held Thursday evening, January 23, at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Winners in 17 horse and human […]

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2019 Eclipse Awards Finalists Announced

Led by Horse of the Year candidates Bricks and Mortar, Maximum Security, and Mitole, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced the finalists for the 2019 Eclipse Awards, recognizing excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Winners in 17 horse and human categories will be announced […]

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Voting Now Open For 2019 NTRA Moment Of The Year In Horse Racing

Fourteen of the most memorable, significant and reflective events from the last 12 months of Thoroughbred racing are up for the 2019 NTRA Moment of the Year, a distinction determined by fan voting and recognized at The Eclipse Awards. Voting is now open on the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) website,, and via Twitter, […]

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‘Voice Of The People’: Voting Now Open On Six Contenders For Vox Populi Award

Online voting is now open for the 10th annual winner of the Secretariat Vox Populi Horse of 2019. Created by Secretariat’s late owner Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi, or “Voice of the People,” award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the public and gained recognition for the sport during the past year.   This […]

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Spendthrift Announces 2020 Stud Fees For Breeders’ Cup Winners Vino Rosso, Mitole

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has set fees for the remainder of its 2020 stallion roster, including Breeders’ Cup winners Vino Rosso and Mitole who have both been retired from racing on a high note after their respective monumental victories Saturday at Santa Anita. Vino Rosso, the dominant winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), […]

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Horse Of The Year Candidate Bricks And Mortar Leads Final NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

After capping off his unblemished season with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Turf at Santa Anita Park, Bricks and Mortar was an emphatic choice to hold the No. 1 position in the final NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll of 2019. Trained by Chad Brown for owners William Lawrence and Klaravich Stables, Bricks and Mortar defeated […]

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Mitole Confidently Ridden For Breeders’ Cup Sprint Victory

Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Met Mile winner Mitole (9-5) was confidently handled to win Saturday’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint, settling off the pace of speedy 3-2 favorite Shancelot and running down that rival in the stretch to win going away by 1 1/4 lengths. The 4-year-old son of Eskendereya, trained by Steve Asmussen and […]

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Distaff: Top Clocker Young Says Midnight Bisou Stands Out For Him

Gary Young has observed Breeders’ Cup horses up close and personal on a professional level since the inception of the championship events at Hollywood Park in 1984. The respected private clocker and bloodstock agent is back on the beat in his Club House perch at Santa Anita these days, scrutinizing daily workouts by the best […]

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