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CTHS Ontario 2023 Mixed Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the 2023 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) Mixed Sale is now online, featuring 76 horses and two stallion seasons on offer. The auction will take place Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Rexdale, Ontario, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. This year’s catalog features 41 broodmares, 16 yearlings, 15 […]

Kantharos Filly Tops Inaugural Fasig-Tipton Midlantic June 2-Year-Olds In Training Sale

The inaugural Fasig-Tipton Midlantic June 2-Year-Olds in Training sale was held Wednesday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. Bloodstock agent Steven W. Young went to $500,000 to secure the sale topper, a filly by Kantharos (Hip 47), from the consignment of Crane Thoroughbred Services, agent (video). The chestnut filly breezed a quarter in :20 […]

Big Everest Wins Monmouth’s Cliff Hanger On Front End

Christophe Louriel isn’t sure if Big Everest is ready for graded stakes company or if the 5-year-old gelding will get 1 3/8 miles on the grass, but after Saturday’s front-running victory in the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park both now have to at least be considered, he said. Big Everest broke alertly from […]

Award Wanted Upsets Morning Matcha In Gate-To-Wire Obeah Blitz

No Guts No Glory Farm and Erica Upton’s Award Wanted held off a late rally by the 1-to-5 favorite Morning Matcha to post an 18-1 upset nose victory in the $160,000 Obeah Stakes Saturday at Delaware Park. With Angel Cruz aboard, Award Wanted returned $38 as the longest shot in the field of five fillies […]

Funtastic Again Goes Wire To Wire To Win Leonatus At Turfway

Funtastic Again posted his first stakes win Saturday at Turfway Park after leading at every point of call in the $125,000 Leonatus for 3-year-olds. Ridden by Gerardo Corrales for trainer Wesley Ward, the colt from the first crop of Three Chimneys Farm resident sire Funtastic clocked early fractions of :24.09, :48.12, and 1:12.67 for six […]

Washington Stallion Season Auction Offers Over 90 Seasons

The 2022 Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Stallion Season Auction started Dec. 15, 2022, and will end on Dec. 22, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET. A total of 94 no-guarantee seasons to 85 stallions from eight states and Canada are available, with 15 stallion owners offering a return season to their stallions. Also, the […]

Favorite Defunded Coasts Clear In Native Diver, Tops Baffert-Trained Exacta

Pegram, Watson and Weitman’s Defunded overcame a slow start to move into contention early, then drew well clear at the top of the stretch and cruised home in winning Sunday’s $150,500 Native Diver Stakes at Del Mar. The 4-year-old chestnut gelding finished up 4 3/4 lengths to the good under Edwin Maldonado and returned $3.40 […]

Gainesway Names Ryan Norton New Stallion Director

Ryan Norton has been named as Gainesway’s new Stallion Director, the farm announced Oct. 21. Norton previously served as Stallion Director at Darby Dan Farm; a position he’d held since 2005. Prior to that, he worked in Darby Dan’s sales division, joining in 2002 and working under Lynn Davis. “I am happy to announce that […]