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Brisk Trade Continues at OBS April

26 Apr 2018
OCALA, Fla.–Activity remained brisk as the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s April Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds continued with a record-setting second session in Central Florida Wednesday. During the session, 180 juveniles grossed $18,932,500–a highwater mark for the April sale. The session average was $105,181, an increase of 24.5% from last year’s second session, while the median
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Congrats Half-Brother to Midnight Bisou Sharp in Keeneland Debut

26 Apr 2018
3rd-KEE, $56,809, Msw, 4-25, 2yo, 4 1/2f, :51.91, my. STAGE LEFT (g, 2, Congrats–Diva Delite {GSW, $300,067}, by Repent), a $15,000 KEESEP yearling and a half-brother to leading GI Kentucky Oaks contender Midnight Bisou (Midnight Lute), GISW, $450,000, continued the torrid run by trainer Wesley Ward in Keeneland’s baby races with another runaway tally here.
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Op/Ed: Aftercare Vital for Racing’s Future

26 Apr 2018
For all the opinions, ideas, and strategies about promoting the future health of the Thoroughbred industry, I think every breeder and stallion owner can agree on one thing: Horses are our lifeblood. That might sound cliche, but it’s the truth. Horses literally and figuratively are the vehicles for the racing and breeding industries. Their treatment
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Powell Meshes Old and New in Hands-On Approach

26 Apr 2018
When Leonard Powell was eight, he wasn’t like the other kids. Football. Scuffles. Comics. Cops and robbers. All the usual mischiefs his snot-nosed peers were getting into were quietly shunned by the young Powell in favor of something altogether more…cultivated. “Me and my brother were pedigree buffs,” explained the French-born trainer recently, the mid-morning sun
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Dansili’s Crossed Baton Prevails in Epsom’s Blue Riband Trial

26 Apr 2018
   Crossed Baton debuted with a sixth, behind subsequent G2 Royal Lodge S. victor and G1 Racing Post Trophy runner-up Roaring Lion (Kitten’s Joy), in an Aug. 18 one-mile novice event at Newmarket. He shed maiden status over the same trip at Sandown in his only other juvenile start Sept. 15 and lined up for
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