Breeding Farm News

Strong OBS 2yo numbers for Hold Me Back

Hold Me Back, whose first foals are 3-year-olds of 2015, had a pair of 2-year-old fillies bring six figures during Thursday’s third session of the April 21-24 OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

$700K Tizway session-topper at OBS April

A filly by Tizway each brought $700,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training... Read More...

Archarcharch’s first winner romps by 9 ¼ lengths at Keeneland

Spendthrift Farm’s freshman sire Archarcharch got on the board in a big way Thursday at Keeneland, when 2-year-old filly Tia Flor became his first winner after a runaway 9 ¼-length victory over colts in a $50,000 Maiden Special Weight heat... Read More...

Consumer Credit battles to victory in Memories of Silver S.

More Than Ready’s Grade 3 winner Consumer Credit notched her third career stakes win in the $100,000 Memories of Silver S. at Aqueduct... Read More...

American Lion filly lights board at OBS

A filly from the first crop of American Lion hammered for $235,000 Thursday at the OBS April sale of 2-year-olds in training... Read More...

$420,000 Tizway filly lights up OBS

A filly from the first crop by Tizway lit up the board at the OBS Spring Sale, selling for $420,000 at the second session on Wednesday, April 22nd. Read More...

Tapit set all-time record for OBS

Tapit set a new all-time high price for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company, when his two-year-old daughter sold for $1.9 million at the second session of the OBS Spring Sale on April 22nd... Read More...

Kantharos filly brings $225,000 at OBS

A flashy filly by Champion Florida Freshman Sire Kantharos sold for $225,000 at the OBS Spring Sale on April 21st, second highest-price for a filly opening day... Read More...

Drosselmeyer juvenile brings $140,000 at OBS

After working a spectacular quarter in :21.1 on April 13th, a colt from the first crop by Drosselmeyer sold for $140,000 on April 21st, opening day of the OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

More Than Ready sires top filly opening day at OBS

A lovely daughter of More Than Ready achieved the highest price for a filly on Day One of the OBS Spring Sale, selling for $250,000 midway through the session... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile sires #2 Juvenile Day One at OBS

Pioneerof the Nile sired the second high-priced juvenile opening day at the OBS Spring Sale, when hip 273 sold for $270,000... Read More...

Archarcharch colt brings $250,000 at OBS

Archarcharch sired his highest-priced progeny to date, when a first-crop colt sold for $250,000 opening day at the OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

Exceptional Easter returns by Arrowfield stallions

Arrowfield Stud | 3 days ago
This year's sale results make the Arrowfield roster an essential element of breeding strategies aimed at the 2018 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale... Read More...

Northern Afleet on track for rare KY Derby feat

If both War Story and Materiality start in the 141st Kentucky Derby (G1), Northern Afleet would achieve the rare feat of being both the sire and the grandsire of Derby contenders... Read More...

Northern Afleet on track for rare Derby feat

If both War Story and Materiality start in the 141st Kentucky Derby (G1), Northern Afleet would achieve the rare feat of being both the sire and the grandsire of Derby contenders... Read More...

Eskenformoney works bullet for KY Oaks

Multiple Graded stakes filly Eskenformoney worked a bullet on April 17th at Palm Meadows Downs, in anticipation of her next start, the $1,000,000 Kentucky Oaks (G1) on May 1st... Read More...

First 2YOs by American Lion – Hear Them Roar

The first auction two-year-olds by American Lion are making some noise, averaging 15 1/2 times the stud fee at the juvenile sales this year… Read More...

Manhattan Rain 3YO impresses in Flemington stakes win

Arrowfield Stud | 4 days ago
Soon after Easter Sale buyers snapped up eight Manhattan Rain yearlings, 3YO Manapine endorsed their selections with a powerful stakes victory over 2500 metres at Flemington... Read More...

WinStar acquires minority interest in Upstart

WinStar Farm has acquired a minority interest in Kentucky Derby (G1) contender Upstart, winner of the Holy Bull S. (G2) and runner-up in the Florida Derby (G1) and Fountain of Youth S. (G2) this winter at Gulfstream... Read More...

Sixth stakes victory for Amorino

Arrowfield Stud | 6 days ago
Snitzel's state-trotting son Amorino scored his sixth black type win for the Galante family in Saturday's MRC Anniversary Vase LR... Read More...

Papacoolpapacool continues streak in La Puente S.

Temple City got his first multiple stakes winner of 2015 on Saturday when Papacoolpapacool strolled to a 4 ¼-length victory in the $75,000 La Puente S... Read More...

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)

Distorted Humor’s Dramedy put away My Afleet following an early duel and then held off a furious charge from several challengers in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Elkhorn S. (G2)... Read More...

Third Group win for Not A Single Doubt mare

Arrowfield Stud | 7 days ago
Gypsy Diamond made the most of her first opportunity at 2000 metres since November 2013 with a sparkling Group 3 success at Randwick on Saturday... Read More...

Second Group win for Charge Forward filly

Arrowfield Stud | 7 days ago
Charge Forward's splendid daughter Slightly Sweet and jockey Kathy O'Hara completed a quarter-million dollar Autumn campaign with a terrific win in Saturday's ATC J.H.B. Carr S. G3... Read More...

Stonestreet & WinStar launch Derby website for Carpe Diem

Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables and Kenny & Lisa Troutt’s WinStar Farm have launched the official website for their Kentucky Derby contender Carpe Diem... Read More...

Tale of Ekati colt has fastest breeze at OBS under tack show

A colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, agent, zipped through three furlongs in :33 2/5 at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale... Read More...

Majmu’s milestone win for Redoute’s Choice

Arrowfield Stud | 1 week ago
Sheikh Hamdan's sensational filly Majmu has achieved the 250th stakes win, and the 150th Group win by the progeny of champion sire Redoute's Choice... Read More...

Manapine impresses in Flemington stakes win

Arrowfield Stud | 1 week ago
Soon after Easter Sale buyers snapped up eight Manhattan Rain yearlings, 3YO Manapine endorsed their selections with a powerful stakes victory over 2500 metres at Flemington... Read More...

Arrowfield announces 2015 Service Fees

Arrowfield Stud | 2 weeks ago
Arrowfield Stud today announced the 2015 service fees for its ten-stallion roster, headed by three-time champion sire Redoute’s Choice... Read More...

Race Day, Divining Rod top incredible day for Tapit

Race Day and Divining Rod both won graded stakes on Saturday, capping off a brilliant two-day run for Tapit... Read More...

American Pharoah blitzes foes in Arkansas Derby (G1)

The superlatives flowed following American Pharoah’s incredible win in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) as the son of Pioneerof the Nile rolled by some eight lengths... Read More...

House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap

House Rules, a 4-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, prevailed in a three-horse photo to score victory in the $200,000 Top Flight H. (G3)... Read More...

Beholder looks like a champ in Santa Lucia S.

Making her first start since Sept. 27, Spendthrift Farm’s two-time champion Beholder looked like she was ready for her third title... Read More...

Untapable gets back to winning ways in Grade 1 Apple Blossom

Untapable’s win in Friday’s $600,000 Apple Blossom H. (G1) at Oaklawn Park was especially sweet for owner Ron Winchell... Read More...

Eskendereya leads Second Crop Sires winners list

Cali Thirty Seven rolled to a 3 ½-length maiden special weight victory Thursday at Aqueduct to give Eskendereya his 21st winner of 2015... Read More...

Arrowfield heads Inglis Easter Sale vendor list

Arrowfield Stud | 2 weeks ago
Arrowfield was the leading vendor at the 2015 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale with 28 lots sold for $10.6 million... Read More...

Spendthrift purchases Yallambee Stud in Australia

B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm has acquired Yallambee Stud in Victoria, Australia to be the home of its new Australian Thoroughbred operation. Named Spendthrift Australia, the venture will include breeding, racing, stallions, and buying & selling in the local sales market... Read More...

World Approval impresses in Sophomore Turf S.

Northern Afleet’s World Approval stormed down the Tampa Bay Downs turf stretch Saturday to score a come-from-behind victory in the $75,000 Sophomore Turf S... Read More...

Another dominant performance for Carpe Diem in $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1)

Stonestreet Stables and WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem rolled to a three-length victory Saturday in the $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1) at Keeneland... Read More...

Frosted on the way to Kentucky after winning G1 Wood Memorial

Frosted picked the ideal time to be at his best with a two-length victory in Saturday’s $1 million Wood Memorial... Read More...

Arrowfield graduate is Snitzel’s 30th stakeswinner

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
Ygritte delivered a perfectly timed reminder for Easter Sale buyers when she proved too strong in Thursday's $150,000 Gosford Guineas 1200m LR... Read More...

Blue Tone takes the Santana Mile for Birdstone

Blue Tone, already graded stakes-placed this year, stepped up on Sunday to annex the $75,000 Santana Mile at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Materiality all heart in the Grade 1 Florida Derby

Afleet Alex’s Materiality is on his way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) following his ultra-tough victory in Saturday’s $1 million Florida Derby (G1)... Read More...

Commissioner gets his graded win in $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)

WinStar Farm’s multiple graded stakes performing homebred Commissioner battled his way to his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)... Read More...

Four straight for Tamarkuz after $1 million Goldolphin Mile (G2) score

Speightstown’s top sprinter Tamarkuz outgamed Sloane Avenue in the Meydan stretch to score his fourth consecutive stakes win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (G2)... Read More...

Third stakeswinner for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 4 weeks ago
The Gai Waterhouse-trained Ondina led all the way over 1600 metres in the Laelia S. LR to become the third stakeswinner for leading young sire Manhattan Rain... Read More...

Competitive Edge comes back big in the Tamarac S.

Living up to his billing, Competitive Edge rolled to an 8 ¼-length win in the $60,000 Tamarac S. Friday at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

First mares in foal for WinStar’s Fed Biz, Revolutionary

WinStar Farm has reported that Fed Biz and Revolutionary, the farm’s first-year stallions in 2015, have both had their first respective mares confirmed in foal with heartbeats... Read More...

Eskendereya on the Go, Go, Go!

With three top-class maiden special weight winners on the dirt in three days, Eskendereya moved into the lead among America's top second crop sires of 2015 winners... Read More...

Eskendereya runners on the Go, Go, Go!

With three top-class maiden special weight winners on the dirt in three days, Eskendereya moved into the lead among America's top second crop sires of 2015 winners... Read More...