National Stud

Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation Announces First Winner

Normarie Santiago Cruz has been named the first recipient of three annual scholarships by the Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship is named in honor of the horseman who passed away this past March and is intended to promote and encourage young people who are seeking a career in the bloodstock industry. Cruz has been selected by the board to receive the funding so that she might enroll in the world-famous National Stud course in Co. Kildare, Ireland. She is a former KEMI student and is currently enrolled at...

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Bahamian Bounty Dies

Dual Group 1-winning juvenile and accomplished sire Bahamian Bounty (GB) (Cadeaux Genereux {GB}-Clarentia {GB}, by Ballad Rock {GB}) has died aged 26 at the National Stud, where he stood his entire stud career from 1998 until he was pensioned in 2015. "Bahamian Bounty has had a wonderful career both on the racetrack and at stud, producing group winners year after year and achieving fantastic results in the sale ring for breeders," said National Stud Director Tim Lane. "His gentle nature has always made him a firm favourite with staff and...

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Figures Up At Tatts February Opener

NEWMARKET, UK—The February Sale may present a relatively low-key start to the sales year at Tattersalls but it has nevertheless drawn a decent crowd of potential buyers from many countries and trade during the first session was well ahead of that produced 12 months ago in only the third time that the sale has been extended to two days. The major boost came predominantly from the former Mark Johnston trainee and listed winner I'll Have Another (Ire) (Dragon Pulse {Ire}), who led the first day of trade when sold to...

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