Breeding Farm News

Northern Afleet colt takes Emerald Downs Derby

Prime Engine revved up his motor to high gear in the stretch en route to a six-length victory in the $65,000 Emerald Downs Derby... Read More...

Charge Forward in a class of his own

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
Looking for a Group 1 sire standing for less than $20,000, who averaged more than $100,000 at both the Magic Millions (Book 1) and Inglis Easter Sales in 2015? Read More...

Jersey Town colt hammers for $185K at F-T Saratoga

A colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Jersey Town brought $185,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale... Read More...

To Honor and Serve filly hammers for $450K at F-T Saratoga

A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner To Honor and Serve brought $450,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale... Read More...

Bodemeister yearling colt brings $500,000 at F-T Saratoga

A colt by Bodemeister brought $500,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Monday... Read More...

Phenomenal first day for Tapit at F-T Saratoga Yearlings sale

Topped by a $2 million colt, Tapit had the three highest-selling offerings during day 1 of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale... Read More...

Smart debut winner for All American

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
It was a case of revolving doors for All American's promising sons on Tuesday, with one winning well on debut at Geelong and another bound to Hong Kong... Read More...

Two Winners in Two Days at Saratoga for Bellamy Road Juveniles

Bellamy Road’s 2-year-olds have come out running at Saratoga Race Course. Constellation turned... Read More...

Torrid Hold for More rolls in Minnesota Derby

Hold Me Back’s multiple stakes winner looked unstoppable once again on Saturday evening as he easily annexed the $80,000 Minnesota Derby by three lengths... Read More...

High Cotton colt takes first leg of Florida Stallion series

Dream of Me rallied up the inside of the Gulfstream Park stretch to capture the $200,000 Dr. Fager S. by 2 ¼ lengths on Saturday afternoon... Read More...

Speightstown’s Recepta sharp in $100,000 De La Rose S.

Recepta found a narrow opening in mid-stretch and shot through to win the $100,000 De La Rose S. by 2 ¼-lengths on Saturday... Read More...

Under Control surges to take $100,000 Lure S.

Going very strong in the final furlong, Northern Afleet’s Under Control (BRZ) forged to a 1 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Lure S. Saturday at Saratoga... Read More...

Charge Forward strikes in Singapore

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
Charge Forward's speedy son My Lucky Strike has added a seventh win to his excellent record for the Lucky Stable in Singapore... Read More...

Tapit’s G1 winner Frosted pointing for Travers (G1)

Tapit’s leading 3-year-old Frosted is slated to make his next start in the Aug. 29 Traver S. (G1) at Saratoga... Read More...

Line of David filly speeds to victory in Saratoga MdSpWt

Spendthrift Farm’s homebred Line of David filly Excuse My French zipped to a front-running, 1 ½-length victory in an $83,000 maiden special weight contest... Read More...

King’s Troop marches in at Warwick Farm

Arrowfield Stud | 4 weeks ago
Only five days into the new season and Redoute's Choice has unveiled a potential star in the shape of Arrowfield's colt King's Troop... Read More...

Ain’t Seen Nothin’ yet!

Arrowfield Stud | 4 weeks ago
Stepitup's outstanding success in Singapore shines a light on wonderful dam Ain't Seen Nothin', whose foal by Dundeel is eagerly awaited this Spring... Read More...

Gainesway grad Florida Won takes Seagram Cup (G3)

Birdstone’s 4-year-old colt Florida Won rallied outside rivals to capture Sunday's $162,100 Seagram Cup (G3) at Woodbine... Read More...

Gio Ponti’s first North American winner Most Inspiring

Arrowfield Stud | 4 weeks ago
US turf champion & 7-time Group 1 winner Gio Ponti, who stood at Arrowfield in 2012, has notched up his first winner in North America... Read More...

American Pharoah dominates Haskell Inv. (G1)

Making his first start since his historic Triple Crown, Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah kept rolling right along with a deceptively dominating victory in the $1.75 million Haskell Inv. (G1)... Read More...

Tillson joins stallion sales team at Spendthrift

David Tillson has joined the stallion sales team at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm, and will primarily represent the farm in the southern region of the country... Read More...

Third stakes winner of the week for Eskendereya

Sombree’s 2 ½-length score in the $100,000 Mountaineer Juvenile Fillies S. continued the hot streak for her sire Eskendereya... Read More...

Texas Red bests Frosted in tight Jim Dandy S. (G2)

Saturday’s $600,000 Jim Dandy S. (G2) came down to a battle of a pair of 3-year-olds by Gainesway stallions, with Texas Red (Afleet Alex) topping Frosted (Tapit) by a half-length... Read More...

Rock Fall in thrilling Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) finish

Speightstown’s sensational 4-year-old emerged victorious in a nail-biting finish in Saturday’s $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)... Read More...

Beholder overwhelming in Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch

Beholder’s class was once again too much for her foes on Saturday as Spendthrift Farm’s two-time champion took Del Mar’s $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch S. (G1) by seven lengths... Read More...

Redoute’s Choice & sons in Australia’s top 10

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Redoute's Choice has been joined for the first time in the top ten on the Australian General Sires' Premiership by both of his Arrowfield-based sons, Snitzel and Not A Single Doubt... Read More...

Tapizar leading First Yearlings Sire in North America

Tapizar’s first yearlings brought up to $250,000 and an average of $168,000 at the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling sale, an average that ranks atop the Freshman Yearling Sire list... Read More...

APEX ratings forecast Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
In 2012 the APEX ratings highlighted Snitzel & Savabeel as emerging major sires; three years later the spotlight is on Manhattan Rain... Read More...

Bellamy Road filly Land Over Sea takes to Del Mar turf

Land Over Sea scampered across the Del Mar turf course to score a 3 ¾-length maiden special weight victory in the second lifetime start for the 2-year-old... Read More...

Eight 2YO winners in 23 days secures title

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Not A Single Doubt has mounted a terrific late sprint to become Australia's Leading Sire of 2YO winners for the second time... Read More...

Eight 2YO winners in 23 days wins title

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Not A Single Doubt's terrific finish to the 2014/15 season has won him the title of Australia's Leading Sire of 2YO winners for the second time... Read More...

Celebrating Beneteau’s first-crop success

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Arrowfield is reluctantly writing a What if? story with Beneteau, runner-up on the 2014/15 Australian First Season Sires' list by earnings, individual winners & wins... Read More...

Beneteau adds two new winners

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
A pair of juveniles on opposite sides of the country have taken Beneteau's first season total of winners to a round dozen - one more would bring him level with table leader Rothesay... Read More...

Hammond promoted as Vice Chairman of Darby Dan Farm

John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm has promoted Robert Hammond to Vice Chairman of the historic Lexington-based Thoroughbred operation. Hammond had been serving as Darby Dan’s Farm Manager for the last five years... Read More...

Shore Runner comes out on top in $100K Lucky Coin S.

Many of More Than Ready’s offspring have found a home on the turf, and Shore Runner looks like that type following his gutsy victory in the $100,000 Lucky Coin S... Read More...

Isabella Sings scores game win in Little Silver S.

Isabella Sings, Eskendereya’s first winner as a sire in 2014, got her first stakes win on Sunday with a front-running, three-quarter length win in the $60,000 Little Silver S... Read More...

Eskendereya colt gets first stakes win in $125,000 Toronto Cup

Conquest Pacemaker sprung out of the gate on top and never looked back en route to a 1 ½-length score in the $125,000 Toronto Cup... Read More...

Northern Afleet gets milestone 80th lifetime SW

Quick Dagger fought his way to a head victory in $75,000 Turf Express S. Saturday evening at Evangeline Downs to become the 80th lifetime stakes winner for Northern Afleet... Read More...

Wilburn, G2 winner by Bernardini, sires first winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Wilburn, Grade 2 winner and first son of Bernardini to stand stud, sired his first winner Saturday when 2-year-old filly Simply a Treasure won a Maiden Special Weight race by 4 ½ lengths at Fairmount Park... Read More...

Chairman’s Trophy goes to Stepitup

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Arrowfield graduate Stepitup, from the fine racemare and Arrowfield gem Ain't Seen Nothin', won his eighth Singapore Group race on Sunday evening... Read More...

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win

Hold the Giant, a 2-year-old son of Hold Me Back, is undefeated in two starts following his two-length victory in the $50,000 Edmonton Juvenile S... Read More...

Not A Single Doubt leads on 2YO winners

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Six days out from the season's end, two new winners have taken Not A Single Doubt to the head of the Australian 2YO Sires' list, with 22 individual winners... Read More...

Fifth stakeswinner for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Wild Rain's Listed success on the season's last Saturday makes Manhattan Rain Australia's joint leading 2nd Season Sire of stakeswinners in 2014/15... Read More...

American Holiday gives American Lion second winner

American Holiday maiden special weight victory July 24 at Ellis Park gave American Lion his second winner from his first crop... Read More...

Sidney’s Candy filly romps at Del Mar unveiling

As her sire Sidney's Candy did some six years ago, Sooner Time broke her maiden at Del Mar on July 23... Read More...

Sidney’s Candy filly romps in Del Mar unveiling

As her sire Sidney's Candy did some six years ago, Sooner Time broke her maiden at Del Mar on July 23... Read More...

Drosselmeyer filly debuts a 6 ½-length winner

Heartbreaker Girl made short work of a field of 2-year-old fillies as the daughter of first-crop... Read More...

Carpe Diem, G1 winner at two and three, retires to WinStar

Stonestreet Stables’ & WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem, Giant’s Causeway’s Grade 1-winning son at two and three, has been retired from racing due to a knee chip, and will stand stud in 2016 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY... Read More...

Arqana opens new chapter for Redoute’s Choice

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Fifteen yearlings at the Arqana August Sale in Deauville will open a new chapter in the already spectacular story of Redoute's Choice... Read More...

One sale, three sires, 12 stakeswinners

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
And the leading sires by stakeswinners sold at the 2013 Inglis Easter Sale are...Well, can you guess? Read More...