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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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Two-Time Grade 1 Winner Bolt d’Oro Retired To Spendthrift Farm

Bolt d’Oro, the multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire and leading 2-year-old of 2017, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2019 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. The son of Medaglia d’Oro will stand for a fee of $25,000 S&N. “We felt like the best thing is, it […]

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Warrior’s Reward Relocated To WynOaks Farm In Pennsylvania

Warrior’s Reward, the Grade 1-winning son of Medaglia d’Oro, has relocated from Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky to WynOaks Farm in Delta, Penn., where he will stand the 2019 breeding season for $4,500 S&N with special consideration for mares foaling in Pennsylvania. “I am grateful to Spendthrift Farm for giving us the opportunity to bring an […]

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Free Drop Billy Retired To Spendthrift Farm For 2019 Breeding Season

Free Drop Billy, the dominant winner of last year’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland, has been retired to stud at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky. The G1-winning son of Union Rags will be the newest stallion offered through Spendthrift’s renowned “Share The Upside” program in 2019. “Free Drop Billy is a […]

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Jimmy Creed, Lea, Overanalyze See Biggest Jumps In Mares Bred For 2018

The Jockey Club’s Report of Mares Bred released earlier this month is a telling indicator of commercial interest toward particular sires, and a stallion having more mares in his book than the year before is usually a good sign that his stock is rising. According to The Jockey Club, 273 stallions that bred at least […]

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Liaison Moves To Mighty Acres In Oklahoma For 2019

Grade 1 winner Liaison will relocate to Dr. Warren Center’s Mighty Acres in Pryor, Okla., in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Liaison’s first crop includes the talented filly Thirteen Squared, who has been placed in both the Grade 1 Santa Anita Oaks and G2 Summertime Oaks this year, and multiple stakes […]

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Spendthrift Farm Announces 2019 Stud Fees, Led By Into Mischief At $150,000

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm announced 2019 fees for its 25-stallion roster set to stand at the Lexington-based farm this upcoming breeding season. Among the roster are three new stallions for 2019, and Spendthrift’s stallion ranks are again spearheaded at the top by leading sire Into Mischief, whose fee has moved to $150,000 S&N and […]

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Two Yearlings Bring $65,000 Apiece On Penultimate Day Of Keeneland September Sale

Two horses each sold for $65,000 to lead Saturday’s 12th session of the 13-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Cumulatively, Keeneland has sold 2,733 yearlings for $375,796,200, for a 22.07 percent increase in gross receipts from the entire 12-session sale in 2017 when Keeneland sold 2,555 horses for $307,845,400. The average of $137,503 was 14.12 percent above […]

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Goldencents, Cairo Prince Keep Freshman Sire Race Close Heading Into Fall

The freshman sire class of 2018 has been an evenly-matched group reaching back to when their first weanlings entered the sale ring. Heading into the fall slate of the 2-year-old stakes calendar, the group once again appears primed for another close finish by first-crop earnings. Heading into mid-September, the race has become especially tight between […]

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Coolmore, Godolphin Drive Upper Market In Keeneland September’s Second Session

Throwing back to the pre-recession days of Coolmore and Godolphin slugging it out for seven-figure horses, the two entities have been economic drivers at the top of the market as the Keeneland September Yearling Sale hit its halfway point for Book 1, with Coolmore landing the biggest blow so far on Tuesday when it bought […]

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