Breeding Farm News

Frosted demolishes competition in $1.25 million Met Mile (G1)

Frosted kicked off a historic day for his sire Tapit with a 14 1/4-length tour de force victory in the Metropolitan H. (G1) Saturday at Belmont Park. Read More...

Tapizar colt rolls to debut MdSpWt triumph

Leading First-Crop sire Tapizar got his second winner in three days Saturday when Tip Tap Tapizar strutted to a 3 1/4-length score... Read More...

Tom’s Ready makes the grade in Woody Stephens S. (G2)

Tom's Ready became More Than Ready's second stakes winner in two days with his incredible last-to-first run to capture the $500,000 Woody Stephens S. (G2)... Read More...

Eagle Way becomes More Than Ready’s 22nd Grade 1 winner

Leading international super-sire More Than Ready recorded his 22nd lifetime Grade One winner Saturday when Eagle Way won the $600,000 Aus Queensland Derby (G1)... Read More...

Cash Control becomes graded winner in Mint Julep S. (G3)

Already a two-time black type winner, Cash Control got her first graded stakes win Saturday when the 5-year-old daughter of Pioneerof the Nile took the Mint Julep S. (G3)... Read More...

Carina Mia continues roll to take Grade 1 Acorn S.

Malibu Moon's brilliant 3-year-old filly Carina Mia added to her stellar resume with a 1 1/4-length score in the $700,000 Acorn S. (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday... Read More...

Fairytale finish for Spill The Beans

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Snitzel colt Spill The Beans gave Arrowfield, Aquis Farm & Gerald Ryan a very special Group victory at Eagle Farm on Saturday... Read More...

Joking makes the grade in True North S. (G2)

Joking's fantastic stretch run in the $250,000 True North S. (G2) Friday at Belmont Park gave perennial top sire Distorted Humor his 55th lifetime graded stakes winner... Read More...

Zindaya repeats in $150,000 Intercontinental S.

Zindaya chalked up her second consecutive victory, and third stakes win overall, in Thursday's $150,000 Intercontinental S. at Belmont Park... Read More...

Bode’s Dream the real deal in $200,000 Astoria S.

Bodemeister's first winner became his first stakes winner on Thursday at Belmont Park with a stellar 2 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Astoria S... Read More...

Gemologist juveniles continue to impress at OBS

The Under Tack show for the June 14-17 OBS June Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age sale has been a showcase for Gemologist's first crop... Read More...

Ideal draw for Cherry Wine in Saturday’s Belmont S. (G1)

Cherry Wine, fresh off a second-place finish in the Preakness S. (G1) drew post 3 for Saturday's Belmont S. (G1)... Read More...

Governor Malibu goes for Belmont S. (G1) glory

Malibu Moon's stakes-winning colt Governor Malibu drew the inside post in the field of 13 3-year-olds aiming to win the $1.5 million Belmont S. on Saturday... Read More...

Creator draws outside post for Saturday’s Belmont S. (G1)

Tapit's Grade-1 winning son Creator was assigned the far outside post in the field of 13 3-year-olds aiming to win the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday... Read More...

Creator/Gettysburg powerful tandem for WinStar in Belmont S. (G1)

With contrasting racing styles, Creator and Gettysburg loom as solid chances to capture the 148th running of the Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday... Read More...

Multiple G2 winner Dominus sires first winner from first starter

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Dominus, the multiple Grade 2-winning son of Smart Strike, sired his first winner from his first starter on Wednesday, when 2-year-old filly P Boo was an impressive 4 1/4-length wire-to-wire winner at first asking in a $2... Read More...

Exaggerator draws post 11 as favorite for Saturday’s Belmont S. (G1)

Preakness S. (G1) hero Exaggerator was assigned post 11 of 13 in Saturday's $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) as the future WinStar stallion looks to capture the final two legs of the Triple Crown... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile filly wins Delaware Oaks prep

WinStar Farm’s Dark Nile notched her first career stakes victory in Thursday's $50,000 Our Mims S. at Delaware Park... Read More...

Tapizar gets second winner in Delaware MdSpWt

Thurman Merman became the second winner for his sire Tapizar when the bay colt registered a front-running maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Bobby Flay acquires minority interest in G1 winner, Belmont Stakes contender Creator

Celebrity chef and renowned restaurateur Bobby Flay has finalized a deal with WinStar Farm to... Read More...

Estelle inspires for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Seven stakes performers since 1 January have boosted Manhattan Rain's profile among Australia's Third Season Sires, and his pair of city winners last Saturday look capable of joining them... Read More...

Gemologist colt leads way during second OBS Under Tack session

A colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Gemologist had the fastest time during the second Under Tack Show session for the upcoming OBS June Sale... Read More...

Big rally carries Time and Motion to Wonder Again S. win

Time and Motion's customary late kick was on full display in Sunday's $200,000 Wonder Again S. at Belmont Park, carrying the 3-year-old Tapit filly to her second consecutive stakes win... Read More...

Tiznow’s Modern captures third straight stakes

Veteran campaigner Modern remained undefeated in 2016 with his Saturday evening score in the $75,000 John Longden 6000 H... Read More...

Business as usual for Beholder in Vanity Mile (G1)

In what has become a routine for Spendthrift Farm's spectacular mare Beholder, she captured her ninth straight race in Saturday's $400,000 Vanity Mile (G1)... Read More...

Midnight Storm comes up huge in Shoemaker Mile (G1)

Pioneerof the Nile's multiple graded stakes winner reached a new high on Saturday with his gutsy half-length score over Tourist in the $400,000 Shoemaker Mile (G1)... Read More...

Awesome Banner sharp in Big Cypress S.

Awesome of Course's Grade 2 winner Awesome Banner dropped out of graded company for an easy win in Saturday's $75,000 Big Cypress S... Read More...

Run Away and Hide filly chalks up first stakes win

Go Lady Jay proved her blowout win last time out was no fluke with a front-running score in Saturday's $50,000 Purple Violet S. at Arlington Park... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile filly collects second stakes victory

Gryphon Investments homebred Pioneerof the Nile filly Eighth Wonder chalked up stakes win number two in her young career with a dominating five-length victory... Read More...

Requite shows his class in $75,000 Parrot Key S.

In a race that hinted at bigger things to come, the 4-year-old Warrior's Reward colt Requite rolled to a 3 1/2-length victory in Saturday's $75,000 Parrot Key S. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Lord Nelson back to winning ways

Spendthrift Farm's Grade 2-winning colt Lord Nelson made his 2016 debut Friday at Santa Anita, powering to a 3 1/2-length allowance score as the 3-2 favorite... Read More...

Kantharos filly flawless in debut

Perfect Kay strolled to a two-length win in her racing debut Friday afternoon at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Regally-bred More Than Ready colt scores in debut

Boynton, a 2-year-old son of More Than Ready, beat a top-class field of maidens over the Goodwood turf course in England... Read More...

Multiple G1 winner Mshawish retires to Taylor Made

Multiple Grade 1 winner Mshawish has been retired from racing due to a minor soft tissue injury that was discovered Friday morning at Belmont Park... Read More...

Random Walk struts in TDN Rising Star performance

Random Walk, a first-time starter by Super Saver, put on a stellar display in Friday's first race at Belmont Park... Read More...

Night Watch & Foaling Assistant wanted

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
If you have extensive experience with foaling mares, great observation skills, the ability to make good decisions under pressure and a high level of professional dedication, read on... Read More...

Ryan close to a Snitzel century

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Trainer Gerald Ryan is just one win away from a century of wins with the progeny of his former stable star Snitzel... Read More...

Astrology kicks off June with pair of MdSpWt winners

Astrology rocketed to the top of the Freshman Sire list with a pair of winners on the first day of June, giving him a first-crop sire best four winners... Read More...

Cyrus Alexander powers to victory in Lone Star Handicap (G3)

Getting a patient stalking trip under Martin Garcia, Spendthrift Farm and Stonestreet Stables' Cyrus Alexander scored his first stakes win in Monday's Lone Star Park Handicap (G3) Read More...

Tapitation roars home to take Kingston S.

With a tremendous finishing kick, Tapitation rolled from last to first in the final quarter mile of the $125,000 Kingston S. on Sunday at Belmont Park, winning the one mile turf affair by 1 3/4-lengths... Read More...

Weekend Hideaway too good in $200,000 Commentator S.

Weekend Hideaway, one of Speightstown's most prolific stakes performers over the past few years, racked up his seventh added-money victory on Memorial Day... Read More...

Shackleford’s first-crop 2-year-olds: 3 days, 3 MdSpWt winners

Darby Dan’s freshman sire Shackleford has caught fire with his first crop of 2-year-olds, as the Classic-winning, three-time Grade 1 winner picked up his third Maiden Special Weight winner in as many days when Oxblood captured his debut Sunday in a $59,000 race at Woodbine... Read More...

Shackleford’s first-crop 2-year-olds: 3 days, 3 MdSpWt winners

Darby Dan’s freshman sire Shackleford has caught fire with his first crop of 2-year-olds, as the Classic-winning, three-time Grade 1 winner picked up his third Maiden Special Weight winner in as many days when Oxblood captured his debut Sunday in a $59,000 race at Woodbine... Read More...

Dundeel leads first season sires at Magic Millions

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Dundeel the racehorse lit up Randwick, Rosehill and Caulfield - now his outstanding first weanlings have lit up the Magic Millions sale-ring... Read More...

Fastnet Rock filly scores U.S. victory for Spendthrift

Cover Song, a three-year-old filly by Fastnet Rock, broke her maiden impressively in her first start on turf in a US$58,000 Maiden Special Weight race Friday at Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles, California... Read More...

Shackleford filly airs in debut, becomes TDN Rising Star

Shackin Up, a promising filly from the first crop of three-time G1 winner Shackleford, became her sire’s second winner in as many days, as the 2-year-old debutante romped to an 8 ¾-length victory in a $32,000 Maiden Special Weight race Saturday at Arlington... Read More...

Afleet Express filly tops G3 Winning Colors S.

Making her stakes debut, Diva Express battled to a dead-heat victory in the $100,000 Winning Colors S. (G3) at Churchill Downs on May 28... Read More...

Run Away and Hide’s champion son becomes 5-time Graded winner

Are You Kidding Me, Run Away and Hide’s Sovereign championship-winning son, became a five-time Graded stakes winner on Saturday, capturing the $200,000 Eclipse Stakes (G2) in wire-to-wire fashion for the second straight year at Woodbine... Read More...

Shackleford sires first winner in Gulfstream MdSpWt

Darby Dan Farm’s freshman sire Shackleford, the three-time Grade 1 winner of such notable races as the Preakness S. (G1) at three and Met Mile (G1) at four, sired his first winner on Friday when 2-year-old colt Little Nappy scored a wire-to-wire victory in a $55,000 Maiden Special Weight race at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Winner Tapizar Gets First Winner

Gainesway Farm’s freshman sire Tapizar, the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile... Read More...