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Pennsylvania Leaderboard Presented By Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association: Empress Irene Propels Miller To Front Of Breeder Award Race

The Pennsylvania breeding program offers one of the country’s most generous state-bred incentive structures, meaning a breeder can find plenty of money in their mailbox with a few good runners born in the Keystone State. Through the first four months of 2022, Richard Miller of Mountain Springs Stable experienced this first hand, finishing at the […]

Oscar Performance Setting The Pace Among Freshman Turf Sires

As the summer rolls on, and more racetracks card more races for juveniles, the hunt for the coveted freshman sire title begins to take shape with a set of early leaders. Though the general freshman title typically gets the headlines, there are plenty of other races within the rookie class that can provide a glimpse […]

‘When The Gates Pop, He’s Gone’: What Makes Golden Pal Such A Fast Starter?

There may be no horse at the graded stakes level with a more explosive first step out of the gate than Golden Pal. On a regular basis, the son of Uncle Mo has displayed an early turn of foot that made elite turf sprinters appear flat-footed at the jump, akin to high school-era footage of […]

The Back Ring: From Saratoga To The Top Of The Freshman Sire List

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS ISSUE OF THE BACK RING The latest issue of The Back Ring is now online, ahead of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. The Back Ring is the Paulick Report’s bloodstock newsletter, released ahead of, and during, every major North American Thoroughbred auction. Seeking to expand beyond the usual pdf presentation, the […]

British Columbia’s 2022 Yearling, Mixed Sale Now Online

The catalog for the 2022 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (British Columbia Division) Yearling and Mixed Sale is now online, featuring 77 horses. The auction will take place Thursday, Sept. 8 at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, B.C., beginning at 3 p.m. Pacific. The preview parade will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. This […]

Pennsylvania Leaderboard Presented By Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association: Jump Start, Uncle Lino Racked Up Stallion Awards In Early 2022

The race for leading sire by Pennsylvania stallion award earnings looked through the end of March like it often does at the end of the year, featuring the stalwart Jump Start with a comfortable lead. However, the race percolating below the surface showcased a young stallion on the rise. Uncle Lino, who joined Jump Start […]

New Mexico’s 2022 Thoroughbred Yearling Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the 2022 New Mexico-Bred Quarter Horses and Thoroughbred Yearling Sale is now online, featuring 61 Thoroughbreds. The Thoroughbred portion of the two-day auction will take place Friday, Aug. 19 at the Ruidoso Downs Sales Pavilion in Ruidoso Downs, N.M., starting at the close of the day’s live racing card. A Quarter Horse […]

Pennsylvania Leaderboard Presented By Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association: Fortheluvofbourbon Posting A Lucrative Campaign In 2022

Fortheluvofbourbon has been one of Pennsylvania’s best around one turn over the past few years, and his success has proven lucrative for several connections tied to the horse in 2022. The 5-year-old gelding by Bourbon Courage was Pennsylvania’s leading earner of state-bred incentives through the end of April, raking in a combined $94,512 due to […]

‘He’s Part Of The Family’: Breeder Nygaard Takes Stakes Winner Moretti Home At Fasig-Tipton Sale

Pavla Nygaard didn’t arrive in Lexington, Ky., last weekend expecting to buy a horse. She was in town from San Diego, Calif., to watch her daughter Keira compete in the Real Rider Cup, raising money for off-track Thoroughbreds. After the event, she learned that Moretti, a Grade 2-placed graduate of her Thor-Bred Stables breeding program, […]

Pennsylvania Derby, Breeders’ Cup On Long-Term Radar For Simplification

The roadmap for Grade 2 winner Simplification’s summer and fall campaign will involve stops in Pennsylvania and Kentucky, co-owner Tami Bobo said Tuesday while shopping for horses at the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale. Bobo, who owns Simplification in partnership with Tristan de Meric, said the 3-year-old Not This Time colt will make one prep start […]