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KENTUCKY THOROUGHBRED OWNERS & BREEDERS (KTOB) ANNOUNCES 2020 KENTUCKY-BRED CHAMPIONS, MERIT AWARD WINNERS AND KTDF LEADERS Lexington, KY – DRUMETTE, dam of Grade 1 winner MONOMOY GIRL and Grade 2 winner MR. MONOMOY, named the 2020 Broodmare of the Year.  AUTHENTIC was honored as the Kentucky-Bred Horse of the Year and as the Kentucky-Bred Champion… Read more

April 8, 2021

St. Elias Stable’s Kentucky-bred Known Agenda drew away from his rivals with authority to win the $750,000 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, March 27, stamping his ticket to the Kentucky Derby (G1) for trainer Todd Pletcher. A chestnut son of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, Known Agenda received an ideal trip… Read more

March 28, 2021

Kentucky-bred Mystic Guide crushed his competition in the $12,000,000 Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan on March 27, defeating an accomplished international field by 3 ¾ lengths. With the impressive win, the Godolphin homebred son of Ghostzapper remained perfect on the year after romping to victory in the Razorback H. (G3) at Oaklawn Park in… Read more

March 27, 2021

Godolphin’s homebred Mystic Guide, a Kentucky-bred son of Ghostzapper, and Grupo 7C Racing Stable’s Jesus’ Team, a Kentucky-bred by Tapiture, are among the favorites in the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) March 27. The six Kentucky-breds in the field will try to follow in the footsteps of Arrogate, the most recent Kentucky-bred winner of… Read more

March 26, 2021

Greatest Honour, an impressive winner of the Fountain of Youth S. (G2) in his previous start, has been installed as the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $750,000 Florida Derby (G1) on March 27 at Gulfstream Park. The Kentucky-bred son of Tapit has won all three of his races at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., track, and… Read more

March 25, 2021

Reigning Eclipse Champion Swiss Skydiver made short work of her rivals in the Beholder Mile S. (G1) at Santa Anita on March 13, cruising to a 2 ¾-length victory in her 4-year-old seasonal debut. The Kentucky-bred daughter of Daredevil was ridden confidently throughout by Robby Albarado for owner Peter Callahan and trainer Ken McPeek. “Yes,… Read more

March 14, 2021

Calvin Nguyen’s Kentucky-bred Idol scored the initial stakes win of his career in one of the country’s most historical Grade 1 events, rallying strongly in the stretch to take down top prize in the $400,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) on Saturday, March 6. Hit the Road made it a Kentucky-bred sweep of the day’s Grade… Read more

March 7, 2021

Kentucky-breds Essential Quality, the champion 2-year-old male of 2020, and dual champion Monomoy Girl, both registered stylish victories in the first starts of their 2021 campaigns for trainer Brad Cox at Oaklawn Park. Godolphin’s Essential Quality took down top prize in the $750,000 Southwest S. (G3) on Feb. 27. In his first start over a… Read more

February 28, 2021

Kentucky-bred Café Pharoah became the first Grade 1 winner in Japan for his Triple Crown-winning sire American Pharoah, sweeping to an impressive victory in Sunday’s February Stakes (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse, a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Del Mar in November. Owned by Koichi Nishikawa and bred by the… Read more

February 21, 2021

Kentucky-bred Charlatan, winner of the Malibu Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita in his last start, headlines an international field of top-class runners slated to contest the $20 million Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Feb. 20. Owned by SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred Hertrich III,… Read more

February 18, 2021