Breeding Farm News

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 | 3 days 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 | 6 days 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 | 6 days 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 | 6 days 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 | 6 days 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 | 6 days 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 week 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 week 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 | 2 weeks 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 | 2 weeks 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 | 2 weeks 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 | 2 weeks ago
And the leading sires by stakeswinners sold at the 2013 Inglis Easter Sale are...Well, can you guess? Read More...

G1 winner Danza retires to Spendthrift

Danza, last year’s impressive Arkansas Derby (G1) winner and troubled third-place finisher in the... Read More...

Not A Single Doubt heats up 2YO Sires race

Arrowfield Stud | 2 weeks ago
A weekend double has taken Not A Single Doubt's season total of juvenile winners to 20, level with I Am Invincible and just one behind his fellow Arrowfield resident Snitzel. Read More...

Are You Kidding Me scores second straight G2 win

Are You Kidding Me won his second graded stakes in the $209,600 Nijinsky S. (G2) Sunday at Woodbine... Read More...

Court Vision, five-time G1 winner & Breeders’ Cup champ, sires first winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Court Vision, the five-time Grade 1 winner and Breeders’ Cup champion, sired his first winner Sunday... Read More...

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015

Hold for More chalked up yet another stakes win on July 19 when the 3-year-old son of Hold me Back rolled to a 7 ¼-length victory... Read More...

Tiz Shea D scampers to rousing victory in $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)

Tiz Shea D’s young career reached new heights on Saturday evening when the 3-year-old Tiznow colt scored a 1 ¼-length triumph in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)... Read More...

High Dollar Woman rings up win in Indiana Oaks (G2)

Super Saver’s High Dollar Woman turned in a superlative performance in Saturday evening’s $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G2)... Read More...

Choice win by Manhattan Rain 2YO

Arrowfield Stud | 2 weeks ago
The Spring prospects for Manhattan Rain's son Man of Choice look bright after his excellent win at Kembla Grange on Saturday... Read More...

Nonna’s Boy easily best in Monmouth’s Lamplighter S.

Jumping to the lead right out of the gate, Nonna’s Boy skipped to a 3 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $60,000 Lamplighter S... Read More...

More Than Ready chalks up 15th SW of the year

Ready for Romance, remained undefeated in three starts while making her stakes debut in Saturday's... Read More...

Malibu Moon 2yo storms to stakes win in debut

Manipulated handled his racing debut in the $125,000 Rockville Center S. like a seasoned pro with a scintillating four-length victory... Read More...

Heaven’s Runway battles to victory in Hockessin S.

Heaven’s Runway dueled his way to a thrilling three-quarter length victory in Saturday’s $50,000 Hockessin S. at Delaware Park... Read More...

Taylor Made acquires interest in Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome

Taylor Made has acquired Steve and Carolyn Coburn’s ownership interest in reigning Horse of the Year and dual Classic winner California Chrome... Read More...

Tapit colt brings $1.8 million at prestigious Japanese yearling sale

North America’s leading sire Tapit had one of the most sought after colts at the July 13 Japan Racing Horse Association select yearling sale when a colt brought a winning bid of $1.85 million... Read More...

Tapit colt brings $1.8 million at prestigious Japanese yearling sale

North America’s leading sire Tapit had one of the most sought after colts at the July 13 Japan Racing Horse Association select yearling sale when a colt brought a winning bid of $1.85 million... Read More...

Snitzel & Not A Single Doubt in 2YO title fight

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
A few weeks ago Snitzel had a comfortable lead on the Australian 2YO Sires' list by winners but it's now a very close race indeed... Read More...

Thewizardofoz & Contentment win Hong Kong awards

Arrowfield Stud | 3 weeks ago
Stablemates Thewizardofoz (by Redoute's Choice) and Arrowfield sale graduate Contentment both made the 2014/15 list of Hong Kong award winners... Read More...