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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
When Tom Ryan of SF Bloodstock made his most recent trip to the 2019 Australian Easter Yearling Sale, he noticed firsthand how the process of scoping yearlings at an Australian sale is handled...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Representatives Paul Tonko and Andy Barr, co-chairs of the Congressional Horse Caucus, reintroduced H.R. 1754: the Horseracing Integrity Act today to establish a uniform national medication program...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Trainer Ken McPeek is the latest member of the Thoroughbred industry to join the Water Hay Oats Alliance. McPeek submitted the following statement...
Friday, February 8, 2019
The new Board for the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) was installed at its most recent Board meeting...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Dr. No must have been a veterinarian. Such, at least, was the implied verdict of many horsemen and women responding to a tweet posted by Gray Lyster of Ashview Farm the other day...
Monday, October 29, 2018
At the conclusion of the major North American and European yearling sales—with Fasig-Tipton's The October Sale wrapping Oct. 25 and Arqana's October Yearling Sale concluding Oct. 26—the market registered significant gains...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
With the roulette wheel that is the European yearling sale circuit approaching full tilt, owners, trainers and their representatives are entering a stage of the year during which the stakes could scarcely be higher. If the chips are down...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Belinda Stronach, the president and chairman of The Stronach Group, wrote a letter to congress in support of H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Shang Shang Shang became American trainer Wesley Ward's 10th Royal Ascot winner under an audacious ride by Joel Rosario that tiptoed along the fine line between genius and disaster...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
A retreating tide at the European breeze-ups this spring has left many a pinhooker stranded on the mudflats. It seems all the more significant, then, that one current should still be flowing so strongly towards profit.
Monday, February 26, 2018
I don’t know Rusty Arnold well, but I know him well enough. I know him well enough to know Rusty Arnold is no cheater. He’s what they affectionately and endearingly in Kentucky refer to as a hardboot...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Leading North American trainer H. Graham Motion has joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA) as the latest member in a growing list of trainers...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Less than five months after Arrogate (Unbridled’s Song) had posted the top-rated performance of 2016 when winning the GI Breeders’ Cup Classic...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
A four-year veterinary study which seeks to determine how radiographic findings will impact a horse’s future racing prospects is entering into its third phase with the studied horses now starting to hit the racetrack...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
For the first time in 30-some years, Keeneland has tweaked the commission structure for all of its auctions...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The Royal Ascot meeting kicks off Tuesday, June 20, and a number of U.S. runners will be putting in bids to repeat the success of Tepin in last year's Queen Anne Stakes...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
I found it more than a bit ironic that a slew of damaging headlines preceded and followed the May 25 announcement of the reintroduction of Reps. Barr and Tonko’s sponsored federal bill, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017...
Friday, May 26, 2017
From edited press releases–Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, introduced H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, at a May 25 press conference...
Friday, May 19, 2017
United States Representative Andy Barr (R-KY) opened the bi-annual Pan American Conference in Washington, D.C., on Thursday by saying he was poised to reintroduce the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Frank Stronach, the founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group, announced his support for the Horseracing Integrity Act, legislation that will create a uniform, nationwide, conflict-free drug testing...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders’ Association (CBA) held its fourth annual Education Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, on Monday, highlighted by an hour-long toast and roast of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Keeneland announced a new program April 12 that will pay a cash bonus to any Book 1 September yearling sale graduate that wins a grade 1 or group 1 stakes anywhere in the world. The bonus will be split between the seller and buyer...
Monday, April 3, 2017
The new Board for the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) was installed last week at its most recent Board meeting...
Monday, March 27, 2017
When it was over, even his trainer couldn't believe what Arrogate had done. Juddmonte Farms' Unbridled's Song colt broke slowly out of the starting gate in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1)...
Friday, February 24, 2017
The group 3 U.A.E. Oaks Sponsored by Al Naboodah-Ashok Leyland and the Nad Al Sheba Trophy Sponsored by Al Naboodah VDL Buses highlighted racing at Meydan...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
We are very excited about the upcoming Symposium on April 17 and registration has begun. The symposium will be highlighted by a Roast and Toast honoring Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association’s (CBA) annual symposium will be held Monday, April 17, 2017 in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
After an in-depth review of its racing medication rules relative to the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s recommendations...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
A large study led by Drs. Wayne McIlwraith, Frances Peat and Chris Kawcak from the Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University, working with Dr. Jeff Berk from Lexington, KY...
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Thoroughbred is a hybrid breed of horse created, if that is the right word, in England, albeit partly from various breeds whose roots lie around...
Friday, December 16, 2016
After listening to Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB) vice president of wagering analysis Curtis Linnell talk about the importance of...
Friday, December 16, 2016
When the Association of Racing Commissioners International adopts a model rule for Thoroughbred racing, it encourages each of its state regulator...
Friday, December 2, 2016
Australia’s Newgate Farm has made a big splash at Kentucky’s breeding stock sales this week. Newgate, in partnership with SF Bloodstock, was the leading buyer through Book 1 of Keeneland...
Friday, September 30, 2016
Hall of Famer Chris McCarron became just the second jockey recognized as an Honored Guest by the Thoroughbred Club of America, and used his platform...
Monday, August 29, 2016
With his much-vaunted stable companion Caravaggio (Scat Daddy) potentially missing from the autumn action after meeting a setback, Intelligence Cross showed why he could prove...
Monday, August 22, 2016
Lady Aurelia kept her record perfect in three starts with a front-running win in the Darley Prix Morny (Fr-I) for juvenile colts and fillies Aug. 21 at Deauville...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Syphax may have gone under the radar after overcoming a slow start to win with style over seven furlongs at Musselburgh on debut July 8, but the dark bay was the subject of high praise from jockey Tom Eaves...
Monday, August 15, 2016
Though many other issues were discussed Sunday morning, the principal theme of The Jockey Club’s 64th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing was medication reform in the United States...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
The first of the big European yearling auctions - the Arqana sale at Deauville on August 14-17 - features a rich array of progeny from top turf stallions like Cape Cross, Dubawi, Galileo...
Friday, July 29, 2016
Andy Slattery continued a terrific season when Planchart claimed another Listed success for the Tipperary handler in the Corrib Fillies Stakes at Galway...

Our Mission

The CBA works democratically on behalf of every consignor and commercial breeder, large and small, to provide representation and a constructive, unified voice related to sales issues, policies, and procedures. The Association’s initiatives are designed to encourage a fair and expanding market place for all who breed, buy, or sell thoroughbreds.