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CTBA Northern California Sale Catalog Now Online

The catalog for the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association’s 2022 Northern California Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale is now online, featuring 145 entries. The auction will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., beginning at noon, Pacific. While the catalog consists primarily of California-bred yearlings, the sale also […]

CTBA Northern California Sale Moved To August 17

Due to the current stabling issue with Northern California racing, the date of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Northern California sale has been changed to Wednesday, Aug. 17, eight days later than originally planned. The sale will still be conducted in the Amador Pavilion at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., beginning at noon. […]

Bloodlines: For Into Mischief, First-Year Success Caused More, Better Mares To Come Courting

Let us then praise good broodmares. Theirs is the more dangerous and less celebrated part of the breeding equation. Yet without them, even the best stallions do not shine as brightly or accomplish so much. Take, for example, leading sire Into Mischief (by Harlan’s Holiday), who had his 50th graded stakes winner when Gerrymander won […]

Fasig-Tipton July Selected Horses Of All Ages Catalogue Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has 183 main catalogue entries for its July Selected Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held on Monday, July 11, in Lexington, Ky., beginning at 3 p.m. ET. The catalogue, which consists of horses of racing age and breeding stock, will continue to grow as Fasig-Tipton accepts approved supplemental entries up until sale […]

Triple Crown Winners American Pharoah, Justify To Skip Southern Hemisphere Breeding Season

Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify will not shuttle to Coolmore Australia for the 2022 Southern Hemisphere breeding season, instead remaining at Coolmore’s Ashford Stud in Kentucky during the Northern Hemisphere’s offseason, Racing Post reports. A statement from Coolmore said the decision was made to rest the two stallions for the season, but they […]

Classic-Placed Tenfold Retired To Potrero Los Llanos In Puerto Rico

Multiple graded stakes winner Tenfold arrived at Potrero Los Llanos in Coamo, Puerto Rico last week, where he will begin his stallion career in 2023. A homebred for the Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and trained by Steve Asmussen, Tenfold won four starts including the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes and the G3 Pimlico Special, with earnings […]

Consignors And Commercial Breeders To Host ‘Deal Or No Deal’ Discussion Before Fasig-Tipton July Sale

The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association will host a “Deal or No Deal” discussion on the impact of various X-ray findings over time on Sunday, July 10 at Fasig-Tipton’s outdoor pavilion in Lexington, Ky., ahead of the auction company’s July sale. The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Open bar will […]

Mardukas First Winner For Kentucky Derby Victor Always Dreaming

Mardukas rallied strongly along the inner rail, powered through the stretch, and proved a determined winner of a $92,000 maiden special weight going 5 ½ furlongs Sunday at Churchill Downs, becoming the first winner for his sire, 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming. Ridden by jockey Corey Lanerie for trainer Jeff Engler, Mardukas raced […]

Honey Red, 2021 ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale Topper, Breaks Maiden At Horseshoe Indianapolis

Honey Red, the all-time highest priced yearling sold at the 2021 Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (ITOBA) Fall Mixed Sale, is now a race winner. Honey Red was highly sought after in last year’s yearling sale in Indiana, bringing $48,000 through the sales ring. The impressive daughter from the first crop of Indiana’s richest […]