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First Minnesota-bred by Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Foaled at Wood-Mere Farm

First Minnesota-bred by Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Foaled at Wood-Mere Farm

One More Strike, a 7-year-old daughter of Smart Strike, delivered a colt by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018. The foal was born at Dean and Teresa Benson’s Wood-Mere Farm in Webster, MN for owners Suzanne Stables. “We’re very pleased with the colt. He’s everything we hope for; he’s […]

Posted in: MINNESOTA
What is the Triple Crown of US Horse Racing?

What is the Triple Crown of US Horse Racing?

The Triple Crown in American thoroughbred horse racing is the most prestigious achievement for any trainer of three-year-old horses. For a horse to win the Triple Crown, they must win the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes in the same season. All three of these prestigious races are generally run between May […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale Set for May 7
By April 30, 2018 Read More →

Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale Set for May 7

Equine Sales Company will present its 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana, on Monday, May 7, with a catalog of 73 head that includes several recent supplements. The sale will be held starting at 1 p.m. with the breeze show set for Sunday, May 6, at 10 a.m. Both the breeze show and sale […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA
Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks
By April 23, 2018 Read More →

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks

Craig Upham’s homebred Patrona Margarita, a Texas-bred daughter of Oklahoma stallion Special Rate,  recorded a half-mile breeze in :48.80 on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for a start in the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) on Friday, May 4. The Texas-bred breezed through eighth-mile splits of :12.60, :24.60 and :36.80 before galloping […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners
By April 20, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners

A gloomy spring day couldn’t deter more than 30 people from attending Indiana’s first fractional ownership seminar, held on April 15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. Those in attendance came excited to learn about new opportunities in racehorse ownership and network with like-minded individuals. Attendees listened to presenters Anthony MacDonald from TheStable.ca […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

The Spring 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender

Phoenix Thoroughbreds Ltd. has joined with New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski in a partnership arrangement involving the three-year-old colt Gronkowski, who is set to compete in the Kentucky Derby on May 5 at Churchill Downs after winning all three of his starts to date in 2018. Gronkowski has acquired a substantial stake in the […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017
By April 16, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017

The year 2017 was a banner year for the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) and the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program (ITBDP), as Indiana-breds graced the national stage and brought more awareness to the growth of the regional program. The three year-end award winners announced during the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s annual banquet […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady
By April 10, 2018 Read More →

Texas Juvenile Sale Posts Increased Gross, Average Nearly Steady

Tuesday’s Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale on the grounds of Lone Star Park concluded with a sizable increase in gross sales and a slight decrease in average compared to last year’s smaller catalogue. A total of 106 horses went through the ring at the sale operated by the Texas Thoroughbred Association in partnership with Lone […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, TEXAS
Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar
By March 30, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is proud to announce their second seminar for 2018. On April 15, IHRC invites anyone interested in learning how they can get into horse racing, at a fraction of the cost, to a free fractional ownership seminar to be held at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. The […]

Posted in: INDIANA