Bloodstock

Report: Rachel Alexandra Content In Retirement

As breeding season begins anew in central Kentucky, the Daily Racing Form checked in on retired racemare and Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra. The Form’s Jay Hovdey reports that the fan favorite is without a foal at her side for the third year in a row and there are no plans to breed her […]

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Leading Oklahoma Sire Oratory Dies

Oratory, one of Oklahoma’s leading stallions, has been euthanized following an accident while recovering from surgery to address a nerve problem. The son of Pulpit stood at Francisco and Lori Bravo’s River Oaks Farms in Sulphur, Oklahoma, as property of Mike Grossman’s Eureka Thoroughbred Farm. One of the top 3-year-olds of 2005, Oratory won three […]

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Mast Track, Alpha Bettor Relocating To California

Adena Springs Farm announced today that multiple graded stakes winner and Canadian Champion Alpha Bettor, and Grade 1 winner Mast Track have joined the stallion ranks in California. Adena Springs’ homebred Alpha Bettor, the Sovereign Award winner as Canada’s champion older horse, was a winner every year he raced from 2 to 8, won four […]

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Japanese Champion Gentildonna Foals A Filly

Twice voted Horse of the Year in Japan, Gentildonna (Deep Impact – Donna Blini, by Bertolini) foaled a filly by King Kamehameha on Tuesday. Owned by Sunday Racing Co. and trained by Sei Ishizaka, the mare won 10 races from 19 starts in the course of her career, including seven Group 1 events, to earn […]

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G1 Winner, Prominent Sire Vicar Dies In Korea

Vicar, winner of the 1999 G1 Florida Derby and a prominent sire in Korea, died earlier this year at the Korean Racing Authority’s Jeju Stud Farm. He was 20. The website Horse Racing in Korea reports that the stallion died Jan. 24 of a throat obstruction. Vicar raced in the colors of Jim Tafel and was trained by Carl Nafzger […]

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First Foal A Colt For Typhoon Slew

Joseph LaCombe Stables, Inc.’s Typhoon Slew had his first foal drop on February 6th a gray colt out of Babes Bridge It. Typhoon Slew is a graded stakes-placed winner by Stormy Atlantic and is a half-brother to Slew’s , the 2015 leading freshman sire in California. “The new Typhoon Slew colt is very forward acting […]

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Half-Sister To American Pharoah Born Saturday Night

Littleprincessemma, the dam of Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah, foaled a filly by Tapit late Saturday night at Summer Wind Farm. Summer Wind purchased the mare from Zayat Stables in 2014 for $2.1 million at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Mixed Sale. The farm posted pictures of the filly on its Facebook page Sunday morning, along […]

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Lane’s End Stallion Seasons Boost Jockeys And Jeans PDJF Fundraiser

Farm’s , Vinnie and Teresa Viola’s , R.S. Evans’ , George Bolton and David Shimmon’s , Phyllis Wyeth’s and Phipps Stable , will headline a powerful online auction that will benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Currently, Jockeys and Jeans has received seasons totaling some $250,000 in advertised fees. The Lane’s End donation contains the […]

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Zenyatta’s Second Son Approaching Long-Awaited Debut

Ziconic, the second son of champion mare Zenyatta, may finally be ready to make his racing debut. Trainer John Shirreffs is pointing the sophomore colt by Tapit at a maiden special weight on Feb. 20 at Santa Anita, according to bloodhorse.com. The colt breezed a half-mile Saturday morning from the gate under Mike Smith, covering […]

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American Pharoah’s First Breeding Shed Date With Dam Of Bodemeister

At 7:00 a.m. on Friday, American Pharoah had his first date in Coolmore’s Ashford Stud breeding shed. Approximately 30 steps from his stall he met with mare Untouched Talent (Storm Cat), the dam of 2012 Kentucky Derby runner-up , according to ESPN.com. Untouched Talent is owned by Coolmore, as will be 40 other mares lining […]

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