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Meet the Dam of Kentucky Oaks Winner Thorpedo Anna

Judy Hicks is the co-owner and breeder of Thorpedo Anna, winner of the 2024 Kentucky Oaks. The horsewoman introduces us to Thorpedo Anna's dam and half-sister, who both reside at Brookstown Farm.

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Judy Hicks, Breeder of Thorpedo Anna, on an Oaks to Remember

Judy Hicks is the co-owner and breeder of Thorpedo Anna, winner of the 2024 Kentucky Oaks. The horsewoman introduces us to Thorpedo Anna's dam and half-sister, who both reside at Brookstown Farm.

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Meet Alpinista's First Foal by Dubawi

Lanwades Stud's Kirsten Rausing jokes that Alpinista is incapable of doing anything wrong and things were certainly flawless for the star mare as she produced her first foal, a filly by Dubawi.

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Celebrate Zenyatta's 20 Birthday with Visit Horse Country

An exclusive experience was offered this year at Lane's End Farm as visitors could purchase tickets for a meet-and-greet opportunity with champion Zenyatta as they celebrated her 20th birthday. At our next stop in this series partnered by Visit Horse Country, join us as we tag along for the big event.

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Resolute Farm Adds Four Mares with European Influence

John Stewart first came on to the scene last year when he was one of the leading buyers in America. After purchasing Resolute Farm, he began putting together a quality broodmare band that this year, saw the addition of four mares brought in from Coolmore. Stewart plans to expand his international presence going forward.

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Meet Letruska's First Foal at Terrazas Thoroughbreds

Letruska showed her courage and heart on the racetrack as she raced to championships honors in 2021. This year, her first foal--a filly by Curlin--is already showing the same tenacity as her dam.

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Meet the dams of Godolphin's three Grade I winners on Derby weekend

Godolphin had a Derby weekend to remember after their celebrated Grade I victories from Pretty Mischevious, Cody's Wish and Matareya. We visited the dams of each of these top-class performers and met their latest foals.

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Florent Geroux reunites with Monomoy Girl and meets her first foal

Florent Geroux rode Monomoy Girl in all but one of her 17 career starts, and this spring the pair reunited at Spendthrift Farm. We tagged along as "Flo" caught up with the champion mare and met her first foal by Into Mischief.

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Visit champ Starship Jubilee and her foal at Blue Heaven Farm

Grade I winner and Canadian Horse of the Year Starship Jubilee was a star on the racetrack and is now thriving in her new career as a broodmare. We stopped by Blue Heaven Farm to meet her second foal by Quality Road.

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Ivar's sister: the next star for Bonne Chance?

Bonne Chance Farm celebrated an unforgettable run with Ivar, the Brazilian-bred son of Agnes Gold who won the 2020 GI Shadwell Turf Mile S. at Keeneland. While their leading earner has now retired to stud, they recently welcomed his half-sister. The filly by Uncle Mo was born in March at Bonne Chance.

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Foaling Around at Denali Stud

Just a few weeks into breeding season, the TDN paid a visit to Denali Stud and met the foals out of elite mares like champion Shamrock Rose and Grade I winner Dream Tree. Cuteness overload!

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Haras du Quesnay Prepares for Dispersal at Arqana

The famed Haras du Quesnay prepares for the final dispersal of their breeding stock at the Arqana Vente d'Elevage Sale.

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