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Ghostzapper Colt Tops Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed, Horses of Racing Age Sale

A weanling colt by Ghostzapper topped a variety of offerings at the 2023 Midlantic December Mixed and Horses of Racing Age sale, held Tuesday at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md. The sale’s top five hips included two weanlings, a broodmare prospect, and in-foal mare, and a horse of racing age. A late May […]

Super Stock Retired To Leadem Farm In Arkansas For 2024

Super Stock, a Grade 1 winner who ran in the 2021 Kentucky Derby, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Leadem Farm in Leola, Ark., for the 2024 breeding season. The 5-year-old son of Dialed In finished his career with four wins in 20 career starts, earning $1,279,077 for owners Erv Woodley […]

Kalidasa, World’s Most Expensive Yearling Of 2022, Makes Debut Wednesday At Kempton

Kalidasa, the world’s most expensive yearling sold at auction in 2022, will make his debut Wednesday at Kempton Park Racecourse, Racing Post reports. The 2-year-old son of Frankel was purchased by Godolphin for 2.8 million guineas (US$3,703,988) at last year’s Tattersalls October Yearling Sale. Bred by Watership Down Stud, Kalidasa is out of the Group […]

Keeneland Catalogs 1,401 Entries To 2024 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 1,401 horses for the 67th January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will cover four sessions from Jan. 8-11, 2024. Click here for the catalog, which features broodmares and broodmare prospects, newly turned yearlings, horses of racing age, stallions and stallion prospects. Print catalogs for the January Sale are scheduled to arrive […]

Breeders’ Cup North American Stallion Nominations Due By Dec. 15

The Breeders’ Cup issued a reminder today that all North American stallion nominations to the Breeders’ Cup program for the 2024 breeding season are due by Friday, Dec. 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET. A $100 (USD) initial payment must accompany the nomination form at the deadline. All stallions standing in North America are eligible to […]

Hog Creek Hustle Moves To War Horse Place For 2024

Grade 1 winner Hog Creek Hustle will relocate to War Horse Place in Lexington, Ky., for the 2024 breeding season, BloodHorse reports. The 7-year-old Overanalyze horse will stand for an advertised fee of $5,000. Hog Creek Hustle previously stood at Buck Pond Farm in Lexington, where he entered stud in 2022. A winner in four […]

My Prankster To Stand In West Virginia For O’Sullivan Farms

My Prankster (bay horse, foaled 2019 by Into Mischief – My Wandy’s Girl), has been sold and will stand the 2024 breeding season at O’Sullivan Farms, located in Charles Town, W.V. My Prankster was a $600,000 purchase for Robert amd Lawana Low at the Fasig-Tipton Select Yearling Sale in 2020. Trained by Todd Pletcher he […]

Violence To Stand For Reduced Fee In 2024

Violence, sire of 2022 champion 2-year-old male Forte, will stand for a reduced stud fee in 2024, Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa announced in a Sunday night press release. The son of Medaglia d’Oro out of Violent Beauty, by Gone West, will command a fee of $40,000 stands and nurses next year, a reduction from […]

The 2023-24 All-Value Sire Team Presented By Pedigrees 360: Team Captain And Turf Sire

We’re back in business, and stud fees still aren’t real. As the commercial bloodstock market becomes ever-more focused on first-crop sires and the upper crust, everything else be damned, the middle class of the stallion market has become an increasingly difficult row for breeders to hoe, no matter their intent. The entire conversation about a […]

Barry And Joni Butzow Named 2023 Recipients Of John Deere Award Recognizing Breeders

Barry and Joni Butzow, owners and breeders of graded stakes winner Zozos, have been named the 2023 recipients of the John Deere Award, in recognition of the breeders who participated this year in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In. The John Deere Award, presented by Breeders’ […]