Darby Dan Farm

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...

Shackleford juveniles on hot streak

Shacklefords Lady and Noshackleshere both scored maiden special weight wins on Dec. 23, giving Shackleford five first-time winners over the past five days... Read More...

Special debut for Jersey Town filly

Lucky Lorretta gave her connections an early Christmas gift on Dec. 23 when the 2-year-old Jersey Town filly kicked into high gear in the final quarter mile of her maiden special weight debut... Read More...

Attiya wins second straight in Gulfstream allowance

Attiya, a 2-year-old Dialed In filly, earned her second victory in three career starts with a game neck victory in a Gulfstream Park turf allowance... Read More...

Another pair of winners for First-Crop sire Shackleford

All Shacked Up and Lady Arya both earned career win number one on Dec. 20, raising first-year sire's Shackleford total to 17 winners to date... Read More...

Shackleford filly rallies to secure Aqueduct MdSpWt

Top-10 Freshman Sire Shackleford got his 15th winner from his first crop on Dec. 18... Read More...

Tale of Ekati firster graduates at Fair Grounds

Girvin, a 2-year-old Tale of Ekati colt, emerged victorious in his maiden special weight debut Dec. 16 at Fair Grounds... Read More...

Shackleford colt wins MdSpWt in convincing style

Left with some four lengths to make up entering the stretch, Cape Lookout rallied strongly in the Parx stretch to win his 6 1/2-furlong maiden special weight contest going away... Read More...

Saint’s Fan stays perfect, takes $100,000 Champions Day Juvenile

Dallas Stewart's homebred 2-year-old Tale of Ekati colt Saint's Fan scored his second straight impressive victory Saturday at Fair Grounds... Read More...

Montu latest winner for leading sire Dialed In

Montu rolled to a 8 1/4-length maiden victory Saturday at Turfway Park to become the 19th winner for leading freshman sire Dialed In... Read More...

Dialed In filly scores second straight in Turfway allowance

Spanish Arch, making her first start on a synthetic surface, scored impressively by 4 1/4-lengths Dec. 7 at Turfway Park, the second consecutive win for the 2-year-old Dialed In filly... Read More...

Dialed In filly last-to-first in maiden triumph

Patrona saved her best running for the final three furlongs of her maiden win Sunday at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Shackleford colt game in Aqueduct debut

Beasley, a 2-year-old Shackleford colt, was tested sternly in his maiden special weight debut Thursday at Aqueduct... Read More...

Dialed In filly scores easy MdSpWt win

Ms Locust Point's commanding maiden special weight score Sunday at Parx gave her sire Dialed In his 17th winner from his first crop... Read More...

Verve’s Tale outduels Lewis Bay in Comely S. (G3)

Verve's Tale, a 3-year-old daughter of Tale of Ekati making her first start against winners, turned in an incredibly game performance to win Saturday's $250,000 Comely S. (G3)... Read More...

Heaven’s Runway takes flight in Fall Highweight H. (G3)

Heaven's Runway earned his first career graded stakes win on Thanksgiving Day in the $200,000 Fall Highweight H. (G3) at Aqueduct... Read More...

Gunnevera goes from last to first in $1 million Delta Jackpot (G3)

Gunnevera's thrilling stretch run in the $1 million Delta Jackpot (G3) gave the 2-year-old Dialed In colt his second graded stakes victory... Read More...

Tale for Ruby unleashes big rally to take stakes debut

Tale for Ruby, a 3-year-old daughter of Tale of Ekati, made her stakes debut Saturday at Laurel Park and came away with a 2 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Safely Kept S... Read More...

Dialed In leads all Freshman Sires by winners

Spanish Arch's nine-length runaway maiden victory Friday at Churchill Downs gave Darby Dan stallion Dialed In his 16th winner from his first crop... Read More...

Shackleford’s first-crop winners now number a dozen

Shackleford registered his 12th winner from his first crop on Friday when Sweet Abigail tallied a three-length maiden score at Hawthorne... Read More...

Run Away and Hide’s Are You Kidding Me tallies 7th Graded win

Run Away and Hide’s son Are You Kidding Me continues to be on fire, winning Woodbine’s $200,000 Autumn S. (G2) on Nov. 6th for the second consecutive year to earn his seventh career Graded stakes triumph... Read More...

Darby Dan sets 2017 stud fees

Darby Dan Farm has set 2017 stud fees for its roster of eight stallions set to stand the upcoming breeding season, led by current leading freshman sires Dialed In and Shackleford who will both stand for $15,000 S&N... Read More...

Vencedor sparkles at Gulfstream Park

Top-five first crop sire Dialed In tallied freshman winner number 15 Saturday when Vencedor sauntered to a two-length win in a 6 1/2-furlong maiden special weight affair... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) on tap for Wellabled

Shackleford's graded stakes winner Wellabled is among the likely favorites in this year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) Nov. 4 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Dialed In firster battles back for maiden score

First-time starter Truge re-rallied after being headed at the top of the Gulfstream Park West stretch to break her maiden by 2 1/4-lengths on Oct. 26... Read More...

Ruffenuff keeps rolling in Freedom of the City S.

Dialed In's undefeated 2-year-old filly Ruffenuff racked up her third straight dominant stakes win in as many starts with a 10 1/4-length score... Read More...

Third winner of the weekend for Dialed In

For the third time in the past four days Darby Dan's First-Crop sire Dialed In registered a new winner, the latest coming Sunday at Laurel Park... Read More...

First TDN Rising Star for Dialed In

Phone Chick's impressive final furlong carried the Dialed In filly to a 1 1/2-length victory in Keeneland's nightcap maiden special weight race on Friday... Read More...

Facts Are Stubborn gives Dialed In his 10th winner

Top-three First-Crop Sire Dialed In racked up his tenth winner of 2016 on Oct. 13 when Facts Are Stubborn cantered to a 4 1/4-length maiden win at Keeneland... Read More...

Facts Are Stubborn gives Dialed In his 10th winner

Top-three First-Crop Sire Dialed In racked up his tenth winner of 2016 on Oct. 13 when Facts Are Stubborn cantered to a 4 1/4-length maiden win at Keeneland... Read More...

Shackleford filly cruises to easy maiden win

Neuqua was an easy winner in her 5 1/2-furlong maiden race Oct. 11 at Indiana Downs, rolling by nearly five lengths to give her sire Shackleford his 11th winner... Read More...

Dialed In filly leads all the way in turf debut

Attyia, making her second lifetime start and first on the grass, won her turf debut in a five-furlong maiden special weight race for 2-year-old fillies... Read More...

Wellabled stays hot in Fitz Dixon Memorial

Shackleford's leading 2-year-old Wellabled won his second straight stakes with a dominating performance in the $100,000 Fitz Dixon, Jr. Memorial S... Read More...

Shackleford filly much the best in debut

My Ticket Home became winner number 10 for First-Crop sire Shackleford on Thursday... Read More...

Bud Fox rolls by 4 ½ at Churchill Downs

Top-five Freshman Sire Dialed In chalked up his ninth winner from his first crop Saturday evening at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me adds Durham Cup (G3) to resume

Are You Kidding Me, Run Away and Hide's champion older horse of 2015 in Canada, chalked up Graded Stakes win number six with an easy score in Saturday's $162,000 Durham Cup S. (G3)... Read More...

Shackleford’s latest winner comes at Churchill Downs

Laney's strong stretch run carried the 2-year-old Shackleford filly to a 2 3/4-length maiden win Friday at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Dialed In colt reaches $130K at Keeneland

Dialed In, the number two sire on the 2016 First-Crop Sire list, continues to show strong results during the Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

General Obvious rides the rail to MdSpWt victory

Dialed In's streak of maiden special weight winners extended on Saturday when General Obvious cantered to a 1 1/2-length victory... Read More...

Jersey Town filly hammers for $250K at Keeneland

Jersey Town's first Book 1 yearling sold for $250,000 during the second session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Tuesday afternoon... Read More...

Blazinbeauty beats the boys in Gottstein Futurity

Tale of Ekat's 2-year-old daughter Blazinbeauty earned her second consecutive stakes win on Sept. 11 when she defeated the colts soundly in the $65,000 Gottstein Futurity... Read More...

Wellabled Becomes First Stakes Winner for Shackleford

Wellabled's sparkling 7 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (G3) marked the first stakes winner for first-crop sire Shackleford... Read More...

Dialed In’s Ruffenuff undefeated in two stakes starts

Ruffenuff, who broke her maiden in the Princess Margaret S. in mid-July, got her second stakes win on Labor Day when the 2-year-old Dialed In filly rolled to a 12 1/4-length victory... Read More...

Dialed In’s Ruffenuff undefeated in two stakes starts

Ruffenuff, who broke her maiden in the Princess Margaret S. in mid-July, got her second stakes win on Labor Day when the 2-year-old Dialed In filly rolled to a 12 1/4-length victory... Read More...

Dialed In juveniles just keep winning

Leading First-Crop Sire Dialed In got his second winner in as many days on Sunday when It's Your Nickel rallied for a three-quarter maiden special weight length victory... Read More...