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Kentucky-bred Rich Strike headlines a field of seven runners—all bred in the Bluegrass—that will decide the $750,000 Clark S. (G1) at Churchill Downs on Friday, Nov. 25. Owned by Red-TR Racing, Rich Strike was an 80-1 upset winner of the $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1) in May. In addition to his Derby victory, the son… Read more

November 25, 2022

A 2.5 percent ownership interest in undefeated Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Flightline sold at the Keeneland November Sale for $4.6 million to Brookdale Farm’s Fred Seitz, who signed the ticket on behalf of an undisclosed farm client. The fractional interest, offered by West Point Thoroughbreds, sold during a special auction prior to the start… Read more

November 23, 2022

In the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Keeneland Nov. 4-5, Kentucky-breds captured seven events—highlighted by Flightline’s resounding win in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday, Nov. 5. This year’s victories give Kentucky-breds 240 Breeders’ Cup victories, more than any other state or country. Hronis Racing, Summer Wind Equine, West Point… Read more

November 6, 2022

Kentucky-breds flexed their muscles on Future Stars Friday at the Breeders’ Cup World Championships with Forte winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and Wonder Wheel capturing the Juvenile Fillies (G1). Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Forte swept past odds-on and previously undefeated Cave Rock at the sixteenth pole en route to posting a 1… Read more

November 6, 2022

Undefeated Flightline tops a deep Kentucky-bred contingent set for Championship Saturday at the Breeders’ Cup as he headlines the lucrative $6,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland on Saturday, Nov. 5. The sensational son of Tapit-Feathered, by Indian Charlie, is undefeated in five lifetime starts for trainer John Sadler and is coming off a 19… Read more

November 5, 2022

Undefeated Cave Rock puts his perfect record on the line in the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and tops a strong Kentucky-bred contingent entered in the Future Stars Friday card at Keeneland on Nov. 4, the first of two days of racing in this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The dark bay or brown son… Read more

November 4, 2022

Kentucky-bred Going to Vegas successfully defended her title in the $300,000 Rodeo Drive S. (G1) at Santa Anita on Oct. 8, stamping her ticket to the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) at Keeneland. Under Umberto Rispoli, Going to Vegas cruised gate to wire to win the 1 ¼-mile turf event for the second straight… Read more

October 15, 2022

Shadwell Stable’s Kentucky-bred Malathaat soared past champion Letruska at the head of the lane and drew clear to win the 67th running of the $600,000 Spinster S. (G1) at Keeneland on Sunday, Oct. 9, leading a Kentucky-bred sweep of the track’s four Grade 1 events on the weekend. The victory earned Malathaat a berth in… Read more

October 15, 2022

Kentucky-bred Cave Rock remained undefeated and recorded his second straight Grade 1 victory with a romping score in Santa Anita’s $300,000 American Pharoah S. (G1), a “Win and You’re In for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Keeneland on Nov. 4. Quick into stride in the 1 1/16-mile fixture, Cave Rock took command… Read more

October 14, 2022

George Krikorian’s Kentucky-bred War Like Goddess defeated males in a facile win in the $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Belmont at the Big A meeting in New York. Ridden by Jose Lezcano, War Like Goddess broke well from the inside and tracked the early pace from third in… Read more

October 14, 2022