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River Dancer, son of Pioneerof the Nile, to stand at Breakway Farm in Indiana
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

River Dancer, son of Pioneerof the Nile, to stand at Breakway Farm in Indiana

Breakway Farm is proud to announce the arrival of River Dancer, the talented graded stakes performer sired by Pioneerof the Nile, for stallion duty in 2018. “We are thrilled to stand the first son of Pioneerof the Nile in Indiana,” said the farm in a news release. “Not only is this handsome horse impeccably bred, […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Services for Oaklawn President Charles J. Cella Planned for Saturday
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Services for Oaklawn President Charles J. Cella Planned for Saturday

Services for longtime Oaklawn Jockey Club President Charles J. Cella, who died Wednesday morning at his home in St. Louis after a battle with Parkinson’s disease, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Annunziata Catholic Church in St. Louis. The church is located at 9305 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO  63124. Cella had been at […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS
Racing Dates approved for 2018 at Indiana Grand
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Racing Dates approved for 2018 at Indiana Grand

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved the 2018 racing dates during their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 120-day season will provide live racing Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with first post set at 2:05 p.m. […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Minnesota Racing Commission Pays out Record Breeders’ Fund Awards Thanks to New ADW Legislation
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Minnesota Racing Commission Pays out Record Breeders’ Fund Awards Thanks to New ADW Legislation

The Minnesota Racing Commission has authorized the payment of over $590,000 in breeder awards to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeders. This record payout was due, in part, to Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) legislation passed last year. Since the legislative initiative to license ADW providers, a portion of the revenues generated from Minnesota residents wagering on […]

Posted in: MINNESOTA
Eagle, a Graded Stakes-Winning Son of Candy Ride, Retired to Valor Farm in Texas
By December 1, 2017 Read More →

Eagle, a Graded Stakes-Winning Son of Candy Ride, Retired to Valor Farm in Texas

From BloodHorse.com Grade 1-placed, graded stakes winner Eagle has been retired and will enter stud at Douglas Scharbauer’s Valor Farm in North Texas for $5,000. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride (Arg) out of Sea Gull, by Mineshaft, was bred and raced by William S. Farish. He won twice at 2 and never finished off […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Prayer for Relief to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Prayer for Relief to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana

R Star Stallions has announced that Prayer for Relief, a multiple graded stakes winner of more than $2.2 million, will stand the 2018 season at the Anderson, Indiana, farm for the 2018 breeding season. He will stand for a fee of $3,000. Prayer for Relief broke his maiden as a 2-year-old and placed in the […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season

Both Altior and Douvan are Champions in their own right and are two of the most exciting horses in training. Both have led all before them and have looked virtually unbeatable and this is without a doubt the most anticipated clash of the 2017/18 national hunt season. With Altior side lined and Douvan on the […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Oklahoma-bred Gianna’s Dream Looks to Conquer Gulfstream in $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Oklahoma-bred Gianna’s Dream Looks to Conquer Gulfstream in $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara

Well-traveled Gianna’s Dream, whose 17-race career has taken her to 10 tracks in eight states, is set to make her Gulfstream Park debut attempting to extend her recent win streak in Saturday’s $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara on Opening Day of the 2017-18 Championship Meet. The Tiara, contested at 1 1/16 miles on the grass, is […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Horses with Oklahoma Connections Win Two Stakes at Churchill Downs
By November 27, 2017 Read More →

Horses with Oklahoma Connections Win Two Stakes at Churchill Downs

At Churchill Downs on Friday, two horses connected to Oklahoma came home with stakes wins. James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette, a Kentucky-bred daughter of leading Oklahoma stallion Wilburn, sat just behind longshot pacesetter Marina’s Legacy, grabbed the lead midway around the far turn and repelled late challenges down the stretch to win the 27th running […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Astrology Relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Louisiana
By November 27, 2017 Read More →

Astrology Relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Louisiana

Astrology, one of the nation’s leading first- and second-crop stallions, has been relocated to Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Opelousas, Louisiana, for the 2018 breeding season. The son of Horse of the Year A.P. Indy will stand for a fee of $4,500. From his first two crops to race, Astrology has sired the earners […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA