Breeding Farm News

Hit It a Bomb, undefeated 2yo Breeders’ Cup (G1) winner by War Front, retires to Spendthrift

Hit It a Bomb, the undefeated Grade 1-winning 2-year-old and Breeders’ Cup winner by War Front, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2017 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY as the newest member of the Share The Upside program... Read More...

Bodemeister colt draws off in MdSpWt win

China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's Equator made his first two-turn start a winning one on Nov. 10 when the 2-year-old Bodemeister colt tallied a three-length maiden special weight score... Read More...

Can the Man’s first weanling sells for $155,000

Hip 436, a weanling filly from the first crop of Can the Man, commanded $155,000 on Day 2 Wednesday at the annual Keeneland November sale in Lexington, KY... Read More...

Run Away and Hide’s Are You Kidding Me tallies 7th Graded win

Run Away and Hide’s son Are You Kidding Me continues to be on fire, winning Woodbine’s $200,000 Autumn S. (G2) on Nov. 6th for the second consecutive year to earn his seventh career Graded stakes triumph... Read More...

Gemologist stays hot, weanling goes for $260,000

Gemologist is enjoying a sensational year with his first crop of 2-year-olds on the track, and on Day 1 at Keeneland November his popularity showed with a weanling colt selling for $260,000 to Cavalier Bloodstock... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile weanling fetches session-topping $600,000 at KEENOV

Hip 174, a striking weanling colt by Pioneerof the Nile, fetched $600,000 from buyer R.C. Thoroughbreds on Day 1 of the annual Keeneland November sale in Lexington, KY, making him the highest-priced weanling of the session... Read More...

Gemologist colts scores in Parx unveiling

First-year sire Gemologist racked up his 12th winner of 2016 on Nov. 7 when first-time starter Tighten Up broke his maiden by 1 1/4-lengths at Parx... Read More...

Beholder retires, will be bred to Uncle Mo

Three-time Breeders’ Cup winner & Eclipse champion Beholder has retired from racing and will begin a new career as a broodmare at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. She is booked to leading sire Uncle Mo for her inaugural mating in 2017... Read More...

Pair of Astrology first-timers score maiden wins on same card

Astrology, already a top-five First-crop Sire of 2016, scored two winners on the same day at Parx on Nov. 6 when Star Studded and The Gemini Man both broke their maidens... Read More...

Zindaya earns first graded victory in $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)

Zindaya added herself to More Than Ready's illustrious list of Graded Stakes Winners on Nov. 6 with a half-length score in the $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)... Read More...

Tourist sets record in brilliant Breeders’ Cup Mile win

Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78... Read More...

Practical Joke gives his all in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)

Into Mischief’s multiple Grade 1-winning 2-year-old colt got a far from ideal trip in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)... Read More...

Classic Empire stakes championship claim with Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) victory

One year after American Pharoah was named Horse of the Year, Pioneerof the Nile could have his second champion in as many years after Classic Empire triumphed in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)... Read More...

Beholder closes out career with a Breeders’ Cup win for the ages

Special horses earn nicknames and are showered with countless superlatives. For 'Queen B' – a.k.a. Beholder, she showed the world one final time on Friday why she has been the queen of horse racing over the last five years and will go down in history as one of the best to ever do it... Read More...

Tizway’s Coasted shows mettle in Breeders’ Cup runner-up performance

Talented two-year-old filly Coasted, the TDN Rising Star by Tizway, showed her mettle by rallying late for a strong runner-up finish in the prestigious $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) Friday at Santa Anita... Read More...

Speightstown’s Tamarkuz dazzles in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

Speightstown’s millionaire world traveler Tamarkuz secured his status as one of the best milers in training Friday, zooming past Grade 1 winners Dortmund and Runhappy at the eighth pole before drawing off to a 3 ½-length victory going away in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Santa Anita... Read More...

In Summation colt remains undefeated after taking Cordero S. (G2)

Derek Adrian ran his record to a perfect six-for-six with a hard-fought three-quarter length victory in the Angel Cordero Jr. S. (G2)... Read More...

WinStar-Sired Runners Set for Breeders’ Cup

A total of 13 runners by current WinStar stallions will contest this year’s Breeders’ Cup over the... Read More...

VRC Oaks winner for Beneteau

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Arrowfield's much-missed Beneteau added the first Group 1 winner to his record on Thursday at Flemington when Lasqueti Spirit won the VRC Oaks G1 in spectacular fashion... Read More...

Triple Crown’s Redzel wins Century Stakes

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
It's just over three months into the new season and Australia's leading active sire Snitzel has already compiled 12 stakes wins... Read More...

Star Breeder of the Month: Steven and Brandi Nicholson

Steven and Brandi Nicholson, WinStar's Breeder of the Month, bred Classic Empire, winner of the... Read More...

WinStar launches the WinStar Incentive Network (WIN), a rewards program for breeders

WinStar Farm announced the launch of the WinStar Incentive Network – or WIN for short, a new... Read More...

Darby Dan sets 2017 stud fees

Darby Dan Farm has set 2017 stud fees for its roster of eight stallions set to stand the upcoming breeding season, led by current leading freshman sires Dialed In and Shackleford who will both stand for $15,000 S&N... Read More...

Spendthrift sets 2017 stud fees

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm announced 2017 stud fees for 26 stallions set to stand at its Kentucky-based operation this upcoming breeding season, as well as four stallions standing in New York, Maryland, and Louisiana... Read More...

Warrior’s Club Wins Inaugural Spendthrift Stallion Stakes

Churchill Downs Racing Club’s Warrior’s Club gave his 200 members a thrill they’ll cherish forever... Read More...

Cover Song prevails in Autumn Miss S. (G3) thriller

Spendthrift Farm's 3-year-old filly Cover Song won a wild stretch battle to take the $100,000 Autumn Miss S. (G3) by a nose Saturday... Read More...

Vencedor sparkles at Gulfstream Park

Top-five first crop sire Dialed In tallied freshman winner number 15 Saturday when Vencedor sauntered to a two-length win in a 6 1/2-furlong maiden special weight affair... Read More...

Frostmourne overcomes eventful trip to register first stakes win

Frostmourne was much the best in the $100,000 Awad S. over the Belmont Park lawn on Saturday... Read More...

“Dynamic” Flying Artie surges to victory in Grade 1 Coolmore Stud S.

Artie Schiller's brilliant 3-year-old colt Flying Artie, already a two-time graded winner in 2016, scaled new heights on Saturday when he captured the A$500,000 Coolmore Stud S. (G1) at Flemington Raceourse... Read More...

Sidney’s Candy to remain in Argentina at Haras La Pasion

Grade 1-winning millionaire Sidney’s Candy will remain at Ricardo Benedicto's Haras La Pasion in Argentina to take up permanent residence and stand stud during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season... Read More...

California Chrome Breeders’ Cup Sweepstakes winner announced

California Chrome LLC announced Margaret Hiers as the winner of the California Chrome Breeders’ Cup Sweepstakes draw on Tuesday... Read More...

Astrology racks up tenth first-crop winner

Poppy's Shadow skipped to a 3 3/4-length maiden special weight score on Thursday to become the tenth winner for top-10 First-Crop Sire Astrology... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) looms for Tourist

Tiznow's Grade 1-winning millionaire Tourist has been pre-entered in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Midnight Storm, Classic Empire give Pioneerof the Nile powerful Breeders’ Cup tandem

Pioneerof the Nile has a pair of division leaders set to contest the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Haveyougoneaway pre-entered in Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)

Congrats', North America's leading sire of winners in 2016, will have a starter in the Breeders' Cup for the third consecutive year when Haveyougoneaway contests the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Miss Temple City’s date with destiny in Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)

Miss Temple City will look to add to historic year in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) on tap for Wellabled

Shackleford's graded stakes winner Wellabled is among the likely favorites in this year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) Nov. 4 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Runhappy aims for second straight Breeders’ Cup victory

Super Saver's 2015 Champion Sprinter and Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) winner Runhappy returns in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Beholder tops Spendthrift’s Breeders’ Cup entries

Spendthrift Farm's brilliant two-time Breeders' Cup winner Beholder is one of three of the farm's entries in this year's Breeders' Cup... Read More...

Trio of Breeders’ Cup entries for More Than Ready

More Than Ready, already the sire of three Breeders' Cup winners, could double that total in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Carina Mia, Gormley Malibu Moon’s Breeders’ Cup hopefuls

Carina Mia and Gormley, Malibu Moon's two Grade 1 winners of 2016, were pre-entered in this year's Breeders' Cup Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Practical Joke and Vyjack Into Mischief’s Breeders’ Cup entries

Into Mischief, sire of two-time Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner Goldencents, will be represented by Practical Joke and Vyjack in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Theory and Yellow Agate Gemologist’s first Breeders’ Cup entries

Leading First-Crop sire Gemologist will be represented by a pair of juveniles in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor’s Breeders’ Cup entries

Two of Distorted Humor's 18 Grade 1 winners were pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

California Chrome tops Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) entries

California Chrome, racing's all-time leading money earner, was one of 14 horses pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) to be run Saturday, Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Drosselmeyer to remain in Brazil at Stud TNT

Drosselmeyer, one of only eight horses to win an American Classic and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, has been purchased by Stud TNT and will remain in Brazil to stand stud... Read More...

Liaison colt brings $130K at Fasig-Tipton yearling sale

The final day of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale included a $130,000 colt from the first crop of Liaison... Read More...

Dialed In firster battles back for maiden score

First-time starter Truge re-rallied after being headed at the top of the Gulfstream Park West stretch to break her maiden by 2 1/4-lengths on Oct. 26... Read More...

Coasted first Breeders’ Cup starter for Tizway

Spendthrift Farm's top-10 Second-Crop Sire Tizway will have his first Breeders' Cup starter on Nov. 4 when Coasted contests the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)... Read More...

War Story has Breeders’ Cup options

Northern Afleet's versatile 4-year-old son War Story was pre-entered in two different race for the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park... Read More...