Broodmare prospects by champion stallion Galileo (Ire) are prized commodities and a private purchase by Valachi Downs a few years ago has proved to be a blue chip investment for Kevin Hickman’s nursery.

Valachi doffs cap to Baggy Green


Broodmare prospects by champion stallion Galileo (Ire) are prized commodities and a private purchase by Valachi Downs a few years ago has proved to be a blue chip investment for Kevin Hickman’s nursery.

Ocean Park on song for Waikato Stud


Resident Waikato Stud stallion Ocean Park was to the forefront of the trans-Tasman racing action on Saturday where he was represented by four individual winners on the day, including a Group Three success at Royal Randwick.

The Jockey Club Considers Rule Regarding Breeding Stallions


The Jockey Club board of stewards, concerned with the narrowing of the diversity of the Thoroughbred gene pool, today announced its consideration of a rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions starting with the 2021 breeding season.

Six Figure Sales For Fastnet Rock and Footstepsinthesand


Footstepsinthesand saw his terrific run on the track mirrored in the sales ring on Tuesday, when his son (Lot 2) sold for £100,000 to bloodstock agent Bobby O’Ryan and trainer Richard Spencer at the Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale.

Life's Work: Oral History – Seth Hancock

Life's Work: Seth Hancock
An oral history project presented by the Keeneland Library in partnership with University of Kentucky Libraries' Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and Thoroughbred Daily News

Fast Start for Rubick


We’ve had just 18 days of the Australian racing this season and Rubick has made a particularly fast start with a flurry of smart winners.

Tough initiation for Cambridge Stud couple


To say that the past fortnight has been a tough one for Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay would be an understatement.
The fickle nature of the thoroughbred racing and breeding industry could not have been highlighted any better than a thirty-minute period on a sunny Saturday morning just two weeks ago.