The California Chrome Syndicate has reached an agreement with the JS Company LTD. of Japan to purchase California Chrome, subject to all the Japanese government’s quarantine and exportation requirements being met, Taylor Made Stallions announced today.

Japanese interests purchase California Chrome


The California Chrome Syndicate has reached an agreement with the JS Company LTD. of Japan to purchase California Chrome, subject to all the Japanese government’s quarantine and exportation requirements being met, Taylor Made Stallions announced today.

Royal Act Third Winner of Weekend for American Pharoah


It was three winners in three days for American Pharoah on Sunday when the stallion’s son Royal Act (2c American Pharoah x True Feelings, by Latent Heat) won on debut at Del Mar as the favorite.

Waikato Stud secures Super Seth


New Zealand’s Waikato Stud has secured a majority share in star three-year-old colt Super Seth, the son of emerging super stallion Dundeel.

Four Wheel Drive First Breeders’ Cup Winner for American Pharoah


It was a perfect start for the brilliant freshman sire American Pharoah at the Breeders’ Cup when the stallion’s Four Wheel Drive (2c American Pharoah x Funfair, by More Than Ready) led home an American Pharoah 1st – 3rd finish in the Grade II Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint to stay undefeated for his sire.

Oratorio Hitting High Notes


Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm’s triple G1 winning sire Oratorio, whose progeny have been firing on all cylinders in South Africa of late, made international news on Sunday, when his remarkable seven-year-old daughter Silver Wolf captured the Gyeongham Governor’s Cup at Busan.

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.