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INQUIRY Presented By Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders And Owners Association: Rising Stars In The Industry

The Thoroughbred industry is one that’s both aching for a generation of younger hands to take the wheel, and one full of young people in the barns who could one day fill the board rooms and winner’s circles of racing’s future. In this edition of INQUIRY, we asked participants in the bloodstock realm to identify […]

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‘A Mating We’ve Been Excited About For Some Time’: Champion Beholder To Visit Bolt d’Oro In 2020

Spendthrift Farm’s four-time champion and three-time Breeders’ Cup winner Beholder will be bred to Bolt d’Oro in 2020. “We strongly considered breeding Beholder to Bolt d’Oro this past season, so it’s a mating we’ve been excited about for some time. Frankly, Bolt d’Oro has been so tremendously in-demand that we decided to wait until 2020,” […]

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Danza, Dynamic Racer To Stand In Ohio For 2020 Breeding Season

The Ohio stallion roster will add two new names for the 2020 breeding season, in Danza and Dynamic Racer, BloodHorse reports. Danza, an 8-year-old son of Street Boss, will stand at Fair Winds Farm in Waynesville, Ohio on a two-year lease from Spendthrift Farm. He began his stallion career in 2016 at Spendthrift’s Lexington, Ky., […]

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First Crop Snapshot: Lord Nelson’s First Six-Figure Foal And The Weekend To Come

The first wave of weanlings by Spendthrift Farm’s Lord Nelson have hit the opening days of trade in the November mixed sale season, and this weekend’s sessions bring an even bigger slate of reinforcements. In a season of notable firsts for a young stallion, Lord Nelson passed another crucial milepost on Thursday when he saw […]

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Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Vino Rosso Arrives At Spendthrift Farm, Available For Inspection

Vino Rosso, last Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic hero, has arrived at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky., to take up residence for his next career as a stallion. The multiple Grade 1 winner by Curlin is set to be unveiled to the public for the first time at Spendthrift on Friday, Nov. 8 […]

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Pletcher: Classic Winner Vino Rosso ‘Has All The Attributes You Look For In A Stallion’

On Nov. 2, the seven-time Eclipse Award-winning conditioner Todd Pletcher scored his first win in the Grade 1 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., with Vino Rosso for owners Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable. The victory was a redeeming one for the team, who suffered a tough beat when Vino […]

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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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First Crop Snapshot: Sale Time Nears For Lord Nelson’s First Foals

Six years ago, a chestnut Pulpit colt entered the ring at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale and hammered to John Fort for $340,000. Fast forward to the fall of 2019 and that chestnut colt’s first foals are about to make some noise of their own in the auction ring. It was a long road for […]

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Normandy Invasion Moves To Pin Oak Lane Farm In Pennsylvania For 2020

Grade 1-placed track record-setting miler Normandy Invasion has relocated to Pennsylvania to stand the 2020 season at Dr. William J. Solomon’s Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom. The 9-year-old son of leading sire Tapit will stand for $2,500 live foal, payable when the foal stands and nurses. Normandy Invasion stood last season at Spendthrift […]

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Spendthrift Acquires Interest In Dirt Mile Contender Mr. Money; Colt To Race In 2020

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired an ownership interest in four-time graded stakes-winning millionaire Mr. Money, who will make his next start in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Santa Anita. Campaigned by Chester Thomas’ Allied Racing Stable and trainer Bret Calhoun, the 3-year-old colt is the leading earner from the first […]

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