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Is Thoroughbred Stride Length A Hereditary Trait?

An Australian study confirmed that a Thoroughbred’s stride length, and in turn their preferred distance and running style, can be a hereditary trait, the New Zealand publication HorseTalk reports. The team of researchers based in England, France, and Belgium, examined 421 Australian Thoroughbreds over the course of 3,269 combined races, collecting stride parameters from pre-race […]

Breeders’ Cup Winner Tourist Relocates To Rockridge Stud In New York

Tourist (Tiznow – Unbridled Melody by Unbridled’s Song), a multiple Grade 1-winning earner of $2,170,340 and record holder for the fastest time in the Breeders’ Cup Mile, is relocating to Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. for the 2023 season. He previously stood at WinStar Farm in Kentucky. “He was getting overlooked in Kentucky, and some […]

Grade 1 Winner Pinehurst To Stand At Walmac In 2023

Pinehurst, winner of the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity in 2021 and a millionaire son of Twirling Candy, will stand the 2023 breeding season at Gary Broad’s Walmac Farm in Lexington after being acquired in partnership with Kiki and Louise Courtelis’ Town and Country Farms in a Fasig-Tipton Digital “Flash Sale” offering that closed on […]

Bloodlines: The Foundation Sires And The Genetic Lottery

Most of the sources of information about the Thoroughbred declare that there are three founding fathers of the breed. These are the three lines that were still active when bloodstock writing became important toward the middle and end of the 19th century. There are actually quite a few more stallions who played a part in […]

Mshawish Relocating To Stand Privately In Qatar

Multiple Grade 1 winner Mshawish will be relocated to Qatar for the 2023 breeding season to stand privately for owner Sheikh Joaan Al Thani, BloodHorse reports. Sheikh Al Thani previously owned 50 percent of Mshawish, and he bought out the remaining syndicate members to move the stallion to Qatar. The 12-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro […]

Spendthrift Farm Doubles Down On Sons Of Uncle Mo In 2023

Champion Uncle Mo got off to a historic start at stud, and he cemented his place as an upper-echelon sire when his own sons entered the breeding shed to rave reviews. Spendthrift Farm added its first son of Uncle Mo for the 2022 breeding season, during which Grade 1-winning sprinter Yaupon became North America’s second-most […]

Kentucky Farm Time Capsule: Roots of Lane’s End Trace To ‘Princely’ Estate Of Colorful, Tragic Soldier

“Kentuckians are a peculiar people and their like cannot be found elsewhere in the new world or old.”—a 1905 article in the Nashville Banner on some notable Kentuckians Brig. Gen. Abe Buford, a superior soldier, public servant, distinguished gentleman, brawler, and an authority on all matters pertaining to the Thoroughbred during the 19th century, was one such […]

American Freedom Moves To Leadem Farm In Arkansas For 2023

American Freedom, a Grade 3 winner and young sire, has been sold to Bob and Tyree Wolesensky to stand at their Leadem Farm in Leola, Ark., for the 2023 breeding season, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. The 9-year-old son of Pulpit previously stood at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Ky., where he retired for the 2018 breeding […]

Journeyman Stud Moves Stallion Operation, Reveals 2023 Roster

Journeyman Stud will relocate its stallion operation to Reddick, Fla., about eight miles away from its previous location in Ocala, BloodHorse reports. The new location is on a property already owned by Journeyman’s Brent and Crystal Fernung, and represents a move toward standing a smaller number of high-quality stallions than what they’d previously envisioned when […]

Clear Creek Stud To Host Stallion Presentation On December 3

Clear Creek Stud is holding their annual stallion presentation on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., at their farm in Folsom, La. Several dignitaries will be on hand to speak and visit with guests, including Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Mike Strain, State Senator Beth Mizell, LAHBPA Executive Director Ed Fenasci, LAHBPA […]