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Sparkling show for Shackleford colt at Keeneland

Meantime rolled to a 7 1/2-length maiden special weight win April 22 at Keeneland in the two-turn debut for the 3-year-old Shackleford colt... Read More...

Run Away and Hide colt speeds to TDN Rising Star status

Ten City blazed his way to a seven-length maiden special weight victory Wednesday at Keeneland in the career debut for the 2-year-old Run Away and Hide colt... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me earns second straight Sovereign Award

For the second time in as many years Are You Kidding Me was named Canada's Champion Older Male at the Sovereign Awards ceremony on April 24... Read More...

Smart Jersey controls Gulfstream Park maiden from outset

Smart Jersey went right to the front in his maiden victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park, ultimately winning by 1 1/2-lengths... Read More...

Dialed In filly game in Keeneland allowance opener

Phone Chick emerged a winner by a head over Five Star Factor in Sunday's opening race at Keeneland, the second career win for the 3-year-old Dialed In filly... Read More...

Jersey Town’s Uplifting sharp in MdSpWt score

Uplifting turned back a trio of challengers to get his maiden special weight win Saturday at Parx, winning by three-quarters of a length to secure the victory... Read More...

Shackleford filly easily takes Aqueduct MdSpWt

Decorator Jenn rolled to a front-running 1 1/2-length maiden special weight contest victory April 6 at Aqueduct to become the 18th winner of 2017 for Shackleford... Read More...

Girvin too good in Louisiana Derby (G2)

Tale of Ekati's brilliant 3-year-old Girvin is on his way to Kentucky after a rousing win in Saturday's $1 million Louisiana Derby (G2)... Read More...

Undefeated Shacklefords Lady wins third straight

Shacklefords Lady kept her record intact with a stirring allowance victory Thursday at Charles Town Races, winning the 6 1/2-furlong allowance contest by a neck... Read More...

$325,000 colt for Run Away and Hide at Barretts 2YO sale

A $325,000 colt by Run Away and Hide during Wednesday's Barretts March Select 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale would ultimately be one of the top-five selling colts... Read More...

Ruffenuff caps stellar weekend for Dialed In

Ruffenuff's four-length allowance win Sunday afternoon at Turf Paradise wrapped up a great weekend for her sire Dialed In... Read More...

Montu scores front-running Rushaway S. win

Montu became Dialed In's third 3-year-old stakes winner of 2017 when the colt tallied a 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Rushaway S... Read More...

Dialed In colt returns to win at Santa Anita

What'sontheagenda dug in to claim victory by a nose over Zap Again in a maiden special weight contest for 3-year-olds Saturday at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

No. 1 Sophomore Sire Shackleford tallies another MdSpWt winner

Grandpa's Dream prevailed by a head in a 1 1/16-mile maiden special weight race Saturday at Oaklawn Park... Read More...

Anotador powers to Tampa maiden win

Dialed In chalked up his second maiden special weight winner in as many days on March 22 when Anotador scored by six lengths over the Tampa Bay Downs main track... Read More...

Sheltowee’s Gold strikes in easy MdSpWt win

Sheltowee's Gold, a 3-year-old Dialed In filly, was much the best in her March 21 maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Malagacy remains undefeated with Rebel S. (G2) showcase

Shackleford's brilliant 3-year-old colt Malagacy made his first foray into stakes company in the $900,000 Rebel S. (G2)... Read More...

Jersey Town colt scores on Gulfstream Park turf

A B G Mostro's strong surge in deep stretch carried the 3-year-old Jersey Town colt to his maiden victory March 17 at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Resounding OBS March Sale results for Dialed In

Wednesday's session of the March 14-15 OBS Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training yielded a $460,000 colt for leading young sire Dialed In... Read More...

$220K Shackleford colt Wednesday at OBS March Sale

A colt by leading Second-Crop sire Shackleford brought a winning bid of $220,000 during the final session of the March 14-15 OBS Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training... Read More...

Rapid Dial shows off talent in debut

Dialed In's stellar crop of 2017 3-year-olds could have another star in the making in Rapid Dial... Read More...

Big finish for Shackleford filly at Oaklawn

Excessivespending stormed home a 2 3/4-length maiden special weight winner Saturday at Oaklawn Park... Read More...

Gunnevera spectacular in Fountain of Youth (G2)

Dialed In is the sire of racing's newest millionaire. Gunnevera's win in the Fountain of Youth S. (G2) pushed the 3-year-old colt's earnings to $1,075,200... Read More...

It’s Your Nickel adds to Dialed In’s Saturday riches

ialed In chalked up his second stakes blowout winner of the day when It's Your Nickel rolled to a 6 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial S... Read More...

Small Town Hero steps up at Santa Anita

Jersey Town's 3-year-old son Small Town Hero won for the second time in three lifetime starts with a 3 1/4-length score at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Shackleford filly scores second straight allowance win

Laney took her second consecutive allowance race on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs with a nose victory over pacesetter Jumby Bay... Read More...

Girvin comes up huge in $400K Risen Star S. (G2)

Girvin, a 3-year-old son of Tale of Ekati making just his third lifetime start, rallied from mid-pack to score a convincing two-length victory in Saturday's $400,000 Risen Star S. (G2)... Read More...

Shacklefords Lady scores another blowout win

Shacklefords Lady turned in another dominating performance in her second lifetime start Feb. 23 at Penn National... Read More...

Tickled Pink in command in MdSpWt tally

Tickled Pink's handy maiden special weight win Sunday at Laurel Park marked the 11th winner of the year for Shackleford... Read More...

All Shacked Up powers to allowance win

Three-year-old All Shacked Up got his second career victory in a one-mile allowance race on Feb. 14... Read More...

Malagacy romps again at Gulfstream

Shackleford's Malagacy, a TDN Rising Star after his 15-length domination in a Jan. 4 maiden at Gulfstream Park, turned in another jaw-dropping performance on Feb. 12... Read More...

Shacklefords Storm triumphs in first turf try

Shacklefords Storm, making his first start of 2017 and on the grass, was a game neck winner of a first-level allowance race... Read More...

First Graded Stakes horse for Jersey Town

Jersey Town got his first stakes horse of 2017 on Saturday when Bee Jersey secured the second-place spot in the $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas (G3)... Read More...

Shackleford gets MdSpWt winner on stretch-out

Wouldn'tbeprudent found the winner's circle Feb. 8 at Penn National with a game neck victory in a one mile and 70 yard maiden special weight contest... Read More...

Lenstar cruises in Gulfstream maiden special weight

Lenstar, a $130,000 Shackleford Keeneland yearling in 2015, rolled to an easy victory in a maiden special weight Sunday at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Dialed In colt tops F-T Midlantic Sale

Dialed In, the leading Freshman Sire of 2016, had the top-selling lot during Sunday's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale... Read More...

Jersey Heist steals show at Oaklawn

Jersey Heist looked very sharp in her Oaklawn Park maiden special weight victory Sunday, drawing off in the stretch then coasting home a 2 1/2-length winner... Read More...

Shackleford filly streaks to MdSpWt victory

Lady Arya made short work of her competition in her maiden-breaking score on Saturday at Turfway Park... Read More...

Dialed In colt earns second straight win

It's Your Nickel tallied his second consecutive win on Friday in a one-mile Fair Grounds allowance... Read More...

Delitefull Lady second TDN Rising Star for Dialed In

Delitefull Lady's powerful maiden special weight win Thursday at Santa Anita Park earned the 3-year-old daughter of Dialed In a TDN Rising Star tag... Read More...

TDN Q & A: John Phillips

In mid-December, John Phillips was elected president of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)... Read More...

Jersey Town filly remains perfect with allowance score

Lucky Lorretta, an off-the-pace debut winner on Dec. 23, ran her record to 2-for-2 on Jan. 19 with a front-running, four-length victory Jan. 19 at Delta Downs... Read More...

Houlihan named new Director of Client Development

Darby Dan Farm has hired Hunter Houlihan as its new Director of Client Development to work in all aspects of the farm’s client services and relations... Read More...

First foal is a filly for Darby Dan’s Sky Kingdom

Darby Dan Farm’s Sky Kingdom, the multiple graded stakes-winning and track record-setting son of Empire Maker, sired his first reported foal late Saturday, Jan 14th when a filly was born at Ann Marie Farm in Paris, KY... Read More...

Shackleford racks up three winners in one day

Shackleford, last year's co-leading Freshman Sire by winners with 20, has started off red-hot in 2017... Read More...

First foal is a filly for multiple GSW millionaire Tapiture

Darby Dan Farm’s Tapiture, the five-time Graded stakes-winning millionaire by Tapit, sired his first reported foal early Wednesday when a filly was born at Wynnstay Farm in Lexington, KY... Read More...

Dialed In, Shackleford top 2016 First Crop Sire List

Darby Dan's powerful pair of freshman sires Dialed In and Shackleford both made a huge impact during the 2016 racing season... Read More...

Shackleford colt romps by 15 in Gulfstream debut, becomes TDN Rising Star

Shackleford’s first crop continues to dazzle, as the hot young sire picked up his third TDN Rising Star on Wednesday when 3-year-old colt Malagacy romped home to an eye-grabbing 15-length debut victory in a loaded Maiden Special Weight race at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Dialed In filly rolls to first stakes win

Dialed In solidified his ranking as the Top Freshman Sire of 2016 on New Year's Eve when Ms Locust Point scored a very sharp-looking victory in the $100,000 Gin Talking S. by 4 ¼ lengths... Read More...

Small Town Hero gets job done at Santa Anita

First-Crop sire Jersey Town got his second maiden winner of the holiday week on Thursday when Small Town Hero took a one-mile maiden race at Santa Anita Park... Read More...