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Animal Kingdom's International Pedigree

Animal Kingdom offers a gleam of hope that new bloodlines can be incorporated into the American breeding industry with success. Plus, download a FREE special report on the recent history of South American sires in North America.... Read More

Broodmare of the Year: Cast Your Ballot

Each spring for many years The Blood-Horse MarketWatch has reviewed leading dams from the previous year and presented a MarketWatch Broodmare of the Year award. For 2011’s award we present an expanded roster of candidates. Some of the names are repeat nominees, while others enter consideration for the first time this year. ... Read More

Fielding Candidates for Broodmare of the Year

Our special Broodmare of the Year issue has stories about 10 mares that had a major impact on U.S. racing last year, with their histories and statistics and photos--and the intrigue of a contest to see which one earns the title of 2010's top dam. We've decided on most of the nominees, but we want your input to help decide which mares make the final slots. ... Read More

Half a Million and Up -- by Tammy Thomas Curlin

The first two books of the 2010 Keeneland September sale have seen 28 hips sold for $500,000 or more. Tammy Curlin reviews the top-dollar yearlings in the first half of Keeneland's new sale format--including a few statistics that might surprise you.... Read More

Who are the Most Undervalued Thoroughbred Sires in 2010? -- by Scot T. Gillies

The Thoroughbred breeding industry isn't straightforward. Some good stallions seem to fall through the cracks every year -- but why? Does he have low progeny sales prices despite his colts and fillies being top-notch runners? Is he standing for a low stud fee even though he has a high stakes percentage? Is his book of mares bred each year surprisingly small? Who are YOUR picks for the most undervalued Thoroughbred stallion of 2010?... Read More

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