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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...

Lady Shakespeare charges to victory in G3 Bewitch

Lady Shakespeare's victory in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch S. (G3T) on Apr. 22 was especially sweet for Darby Dan Farm, where the 4-year-old filly was foaled and raised... Read More...

Funny Moon a strong second in G3 Doubledogdare

Funny Moon made her 4-year-old debut with a solid runner-up finish in the $100,000 Doubledogdare S. at Keeneland on Apr. 16... Read More...

Darby Dan among Top 5 Graded Stakes consignors

With 2010 a little more than a quarter over, Darby Dan Farm is currently ranked as the fifth-leading consignor of Graded Stakes winners in the U.S... Read More...

Darby Dan sales grad Cryptolight still producing dividends

Six-year-old Cryptolight continues to shine in a racing career that is now into its fifth year... Read More...

Darby Dan bred Aliyah breaks maiden in second lifetime start

The Darby Dan-bred Aliyah got her first victory in her second career start, taking a six furlong maiden special weight race at Oaklawn Park on Apr. 10... Read More...

Congratulations Crossword Puzzle Challenge Winner

Congratulations to the grand prize winner of the Darby Dan Crossword Puzzle Series. This years winner was: Jim Percival (White Cat Farm)- Breeder in Kansas Read More...

Bearpath goes the distance in Grade 3 Pan American

Bearpath, consigned and sold by Darby Dan, won the 1 1/2-mile, $150,000 Pan American S. (G3) over the Gulfstream Park lawn on Mar. 27 for his first stakes victory... Read More...

Darby Dan homebred tops Keeneland stakes-quality field

Keeneland is known for having some of the toughest races in the country, and the second race on Apr. 2 was no exception... Read More...

Seeking the Title Makes Grade in Fair Grounds Oaks

Charles Fipke’s homebred Seeking the Title rallies strongly to run third, less than ¾ of a length behind the winner, in the $300,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (G2)... Read More...

Island Soul faces 12 foes in G2 Louisiana Derby

Island Soul will try to stamp his ticket to Louisville on Mar. 27, when the son of Perfect Soul takes on a full field in the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds... Read More...

Suave’s first 2YO sells for $70,000

Darby Dan stallion Suave, whose first crop are 2-year-olds of 2010, was represented by his first juvenile at auction in 2010 when a colt brought $70,000 at the Barretts March selected sale... Read More...

Millionaire Magna Graduate’s first foals reported

Magna Graduate, a seven-time graded stakes winner and multi-millionaire, sired his first reported foal in Kentucky when a bay filly was born Feb. 5 at Rockwell Farm in Lexington... Read More...

Undefeated Run Away and Hide has first foal

Undefeated Grade 2-winning juvenile Run Away and Hide sired his first foal on Jan. 24 when a filly was born at Chesapeake Farm in Lexington... Read More...

G1 winner Nobiz Like Shobiz sires first foal

Nobiz Like Shobiz, Grade 1 winner of the Wood Memorial, sired his first foal on Jan. 27 when a bay filly was born at Haymarket Farm just outside of Louisville... Read More...

Perfect Soul: KY’s Leading ROI Sire at Woodbine in ‘09

Champion Perfect Soul (Ire) has enjoyed immense success from his first two crops to race, including some stunning accomplishments at Canada’s finest racetrack – Woodbine... Read More...

Racing partnership available in Suave colt

Reports are beginning to come in on Suave's first crop of 2-year-olds and they are fantastic! Here is your chance to get in on the ground floor with a gorgeous individual being offered by Parting Glass Racing... Read More...

Both of 2009’s leading milers flatter Tale of Ekati

Multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati, who enters stud at Darby Dan in 2010, showed that he was one of the world’s top milers in 2008 with wins in the Jerome H. (G2) and Cigar Mile H. (G1)... Read More...

Darby Dan Breeding Incentives for 2010

In 2009, many breeders took advantage of our incentives. Thanks in large part to their support, 2009 was an overwhelming success... Read More...

Darby Dan Updates Profit Protection Program

Darby Dan prides itself on having a finger on the pulse of the market. We understand the current economic conditions facing all breeders. Therefore, we have decided to bring back the Profit Protection Program... Read More...