Darby Dan Farm

Darby Dan Program Making Grade 1 Headlines

The Darby Dan program is making Grade 1 headlines this month, as undefeated 2-year-old Winter Memories preps for the Breeders’ Cup... Read More...

Winners continue to come for Top 20 freshman sire Suave

Darby Dan's freshman sire Suave got his ninth first-crop winner on Oct. 9... Read More...

Suave filly handily in Belmont maiden score

Darby Dan's freshman sire Suave got his latest winner Oct. 6 at Belmont Park... Read More...

Darby Dan homebred Winter Memories takes G3 Miss Grillo

If Winter Memories' powerful win in the Miss Grillo (G3) is any indication, the Darby Dan bred, raised and owned 2-year-old filly is going to be a huge factor in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf... Read More...

Darby Dan sale grad on way to Breeders’ Cup

When Tizway ran away with the $250,000 Kelso H.-G2 at Belmont on Oct. 3, he just may have booked his ticket to Churchill Downs for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile... Read More...

Darby Dan sale grad on his ‘way’ to Breeders’ Cup

When Tizway ran away with the $250,000 Kelso H.-G2 at Belmont on Oct. 3, he just may have booked his ticket to Churchill Downs for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile... Read More...

Suave Voir Faire all business in maiden score

Suave Voir Faire became the sixth winner for first-crop sire Suave with a 3 3/4-length score in a straight maiden race at Turfway Park... Read More...

Ya Gotta Have Soul cruises in Belmont allowance

Ya Gotta Have Soul pulled away in the stretch to dominate a seven-furlong allowance race at Belmont Park on Oct. 2... Read More...

Suave’s Anarchy rules in maiden victory

Anarchy, a 2-year-old by Suave, made all the running to break his maiden Sept. 17... Read More...

Picou-Oldham joins Darby Dan team

With the recent addition of G1-winning milers All American and Tale of Ekati to its 2011 stallion roster, Darby Dan Farm has appointed industry veteran Suzie Picou-Oldham to the position of Bloodstock Associate & Nomination Sales... Read More...

B G Suavecito gives Suave another repeat winner

B G Suavecito ran his record to two-for-two with an allowance victory Sept. 11 at Retama Park... Read More...

Darby Dan grad takes Monmouth’s Revidere Stakes

Eye of Taurus became the latest stakes-winning Darby Dan sales grad with a handy score in the $76,650 Revidere Stakes... Read More...

Perfect Soul sires top colt at CAN Select Sale

Champion Perfect Soul (Ire) sired the top-priced colt at the selected session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society yearling sale on September 7th... Read More...

All American’s half-sister wins G2 Furious Stakes

Darby Dan freshman sire All American added a new Group winner Sept. 4 when his talented half-sister More Strawberries broke her maiden in the $175,000 Tatt's Furious S. (G2)... Read More...

Another stylish MdSpWt winner for Suave

First-time starter Potential Diva showed disdain for her field today, running off with a 5 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race at River Downs today... Read More...

First stakes winner by Suave wins with flair

Undefeated two-year-old Tlaquepaque became the first black-type stakes winner for freshman sire Suave, with a stylish victory in the $51,000 New Westminster S. at Hastings Park on August 26... Read More...

G1 winner All American brings familiar blood back to Darby Dan

All American, a Group 1-winning millionaire by Red Ransom, will ship to North America in 2011 and beyond to stand at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington... Read More...

Darby Dan raised Seeking the Title game in G3 Monmouth Oaks

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Title continued a very good 2010 season with a sharp second in the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks (G3) on Aug. 14... Read More...

Soul Custody now twice stakes placed in 2010

Soul Custody, a 3-year-old daughter of Perfect Soul (IRE), got her second stakes placing of the year with a third-place finish in the $75,000 Washington Oaks Read More...

Another $125,000 SW from Darby Dan Sales

Darby Dan Sales graduate Demarcation powered to his ninth career victory in the $125,000 West Virginia Governor’s Stakes at Mountaineer Park on August 7. Read More...

Demarcation rolls home in West Virgina Governor’s Stakes

Darby Dan sales grad Demarcation rallied from far back under Joel Rosario to win the $125,000 West Virginia Governor’s S. Aug. 7 at Mountaineer Park... Read More...

Darby Dan Sale Grads 1-2 in $125,000 Stakes

Darby Dan sale grads Demarcation and Cryptolight formed the exacta in the $125,000 West Virginia Governor’s S. Aug. 7 at Mountaineer Park... Read More...

Saratoga Has Soul

Perfect Soul (Ire) sired his second Saratoga stakes performer in 11 days, when Perfect Shower ran a close second in the John’s Call Stakes at the Spa on Friday... Read More...

Perfect Shirl wins G2 Lake George in stakes debut

Perfect Shirl, a 3-year-old filly by Perfect Soul, made a perfect stakes debut in the $150,000 Lake George (G2)... Read More...

Lord Shanakill rules the Lennox S. (G2)

Darby Dan Sales graduate Lord Shanakill showed his grit and determination today, battling to victory in the Betfair Cup (Lennox S.)-G2 at Glorious Goodwood... Read More...

El Corredor, Mr. Sekiguchi yearlings highlight F-T KY sale

The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select auction ended its two-day run in Lexington on July 14, with the Darby Dan consignment featuring the top sale prices of the event by sires El Corredor and Mr. Sekiguchi... Read More...

A ‘Soulful’ weekend across North America

Led by two new stakes horses and three impressive winners on dirt, turf, and all-weather surfaces, Perfect Soul (Ire) had an excellent weekend across North America July 10 & 11... Read More...

A ‘Soulful’ weekend across North America

Led by two new stakes horses and three impressive winners on dirt, turf, and all-weather surfaces, Perfect Soul (Ire) had an excellent weekend across North America July 10 & 11... Read More...

Sale grads continue July hot streak

Darby Dan Sales consignments produced two stakes winners on July 10, giving the sales program five stakes horses in the past eight days... Read More...

Darby Dan Sales grads sizzle in stakes over July 4th weekend

Darby Dan Sales graduates Qualia (G3), Eye of Taurus, and Cryptolight all hit the board in stakes company over the July 4th weekend... Read More...

Filly raised at Darby Dan takes Iowa Oaks (G3)

Charles Fipke’s Seeking the Title ran as though she were seeking a championship title, with her sharp victory in the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (G3) on June 26... Read More...

Suave making stylish start with his first crop

With three maiden special weight winners from his first four starters, Suave has smoothly moved up the ranks among the nation’s freshman sires... Read More...

Suave filly wins MSW at Churchill Downs

Freshman sire Suave got his third winner when the 2-year-old filly Golden Phoenix ran away for a 6 1/2-length victory in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs on June 24... Read More...

Freshman sire Suave records second winner

Tlaquepaque became the second winner for his sire Suave with a victory in his debut on June 18... Read More...

Lady Shakespeare rolls home in G2 New York

Darby Dan Farm foaled and raised Lady Shakespeare continued her winning ways with a powerful victory in the $150,000 New York S. (G2) at Belmont Park... Read More...

Perfect Shower triumphant in Woodbine feature

Perfect Shower won the feature on the grass at Woodbine on June 19, the same course where he captured the $500,000 Breeders' S. last year... Read More...

Regally bred Perfect Shirl breaks maiden at Woodbine

Perfect Shirl made short work of a full field of 14 maiden fillies to score an easy 2 1/2-length victory in a 1 1/8-mile turf race at Woodbine... Read More...

Trio of Sun King yearlings in FT July Sale

Three yearlings from the first crop of Darby Dan sire Sun King are slated for the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale... Read More...

Darby Dan unveils FTK July consignment

One of the nation’s leading consignors of Graded stakes winners from yearling sales, Darby Dan has released its 2010 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Selected consignment... Read More...

Ima Soul Miss dominates Woodbine allowance by 8 lengths

Ima Soul Miss exploded in the lane to win by a Woodbine allowance race by eight lengths over the main track on June 5... Read More...

First winner for freshman sire Suave

B G Suavecito became the first winner for freshman sire Suave with his impressive debut victory in a $20,500 maiden special weight on May 28 at Lone Star Park... Read More...

Darby Dan May 22-23 weekend recap

Another big weekend for Darby Dan, as the farm had their hand in winners at Delaware Park, Monmouth, and Woodbine, as well as another stakes horse at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Darby Dan Sales prominent on 2010 Graded Stakes List

Through May 20th, Darby Dan Sales ranks among the leading consignors in North America to sell racing’s highest level of performers in 2010... Read More...

3 Darby Dan grads post Graded success Preakness Day

The reward for hard work on the farm is success at the racetrack, and May 15 - Preakness Day - turned out to be a day full of rewards for Darby Dan Farm... Read More...

Taqarub steps up, wins G3 Maryland Sprint Handicap

Taqarub was all class as he tallied his first graded stakes win in the $100,000 Maryland Sprint H. (G3)... Read More...

Son of Perfect Soul captures Arlington feature

Lalo's Baby Bear, a 4-year-old by Perfect Soul (IRE), won his 2010 bow with a four length victory in the feature at Arlington Park on May 13... Read More...

Darby Dan sales grad takes Federal Way Handicap

Feeling Fancy, consigned by Darby Dan Farm at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale, became the latest stakes winner sold at auction by the historic farm... Read More...

Ne Plus Ultra offspring on a roll

It's been an unforgettable couple of weeks for C. Peter "Buzz" Beler and his Darby Dan based mare Ne Plus Ultra... Read More...

Repeat winner at Woodbine for Perfect Soul (IRE)

Port Stanley, a 4-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE), made it two wins in a row with a victory over the Woodbine all-weather surface on May 2... Read More...

Ya Gotta Have Soul digs deep for Keeneland victory

Ya Gotta Have Soul's win in a maiden special weight race at Keeneland on Apr. 23 was a victory for Darby Dan in many respects... Read More...