Breeding Farm News

First foal is a filly for Normandy Invasion

Keane Stud’s Normandy Invasion, Tapit’s one-mile track record-holder at Gulfstream, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 14th when a filly was born at Hilltop Stables in Deposit, NY... Read More...

TDN Q & A: John Phillips

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

Champion 2YO Shalaa to stand at Arrowfield in 2017

Arrowfield Stud | 4 weeks ago
Al Shaqab’s Champion 2YO Shalaa (IRE) will shuttle to Arrowfield Stud in Australia from 2017... Read More...

Bodemeister colt romps in Tampa MdSpWt

Always Dreaming could be a new horse on the 2017 Triple Crown Trail after the 3-year-old Bodemeister colt came home an 11 1/2-length winner in a Tampa Bay Downs maiden special weight affair... Read More...

Multiple G1 winner Palace’s first foal is a filly

Spendthrift Farm’s Palace, the multiple Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter by City Zip, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 18th when a filly was born at Hilltop Stables in Deposit, NY... Read More...

Success for Redoute’s Choice daughters of Oaks winners

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
A couple of Sunday results highlighted the strong breeder support Redoute's Choice continues to attract, and a pair of likely 3YO fillies to follow through to Autumn Classic engagements... Read More...

Meet Ziva & her buddy Lenny, aka Vadashan

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
In his old life, the good-looking dark brown gelding who now lives happily in a paddock near... Read More...

California Chrome draws post 12 in Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1)

Recently crowned 2016 Horse of the Year California Chrome's career finale will come in Saturday's $12 million Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1) at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Beholder makes history with fourth Eclipse Award

After capping her remarkable racing career with a win for the ages in the 2016 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), Beholder was crowned once again with an Eclipse Award... Read More...

Classic Empire garners 2-year-old Male Eclipse Award

Pioneerof the Nile's sensational 2016 juvenile Classic Empire was named Champion 2-year-old Male at Saturday evening's Eclipse Award ceremony at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

WinStar earns top breeder Eclipse

Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm was recognized at Saturday night's Eclipse Award ceremony with their first Outstanding Breeder Award... Read More...

New stakeswinner for Beneteau

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Much-missed Redoute's Choice son Beneteau notched up his 10th stakeswinner when Sparta easily won Saturday's Macau Sprint Trophy 1200m MAC-3... Read More...

California Chrome wins second Horse of the Year honors

California Chrome made history on Saturday evening at the Eclipse Awards when he took home both Horse of the Year and Older Male honors... Read More...

Our Way proves best in Sunshine Millions Turf

Our Way found his best stride in the final furlong of the Gulfstream Park stretch to register a neck victory in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Turf on Saturday afternoon... Read More...

Chanel’s Legacy takes Dixie Belle for second stakes victory

Dominus' exciting 3-year-old filly Chanel's Legacy took Saturday's $125,000 Dixie Belle S. at Oaklawn Park by 2 1/2-lengths... Read More...

Malibu Moon filly continues roll in Silverbulletday S.

Farrell's facile win in Saturday's $150,000 Silverbulletday S. at Fair Grounds moved the 3-year-old Malibu Moon filly one step closer towards the Kentucky Oaks (G1)... Read More...

R Angel Katelyn makes it three straight in Gasparilla S.

High Cotton's 3-year-old filly R Angel Katelyn turned in another stellar performance in Saturday's $100,000 Gasparilla S., winning by 1 3/4-lengths for her third consecutive stakes victory... Read More...

Super Saver filly game in first stakes win

Star Super, who was multiple stakes-placed last year as a 2-year-old, came away with her first added-money win on Saturday with a gutsy neck victory in the $75,000 Marshua S... Read More...

High Roller opens 2017 with Laurel stakes win

High Roller, making his stakes debut in Saturday's $75,000 Frank Whiteley Jr. S. at Laurel Park, came away with a handy half-length win... Read More...

Snitzel can exceed 2YO winners’ record

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Snitzel equalled Without Fear's 40-year-old season record of thirty juvenile winners in 2015/16 and now he's on target to claim it for himself... Read More...

Lord Nelson to miss 2017 breeding season

Spendthrift Farm’s Lord Nelson, the three-time Grade 1 winner and 2016 Eclipse finalist for Champion Sprinter, has contracted Laminitis which will cause him to miss the 2017 breeding season, the farm announced late Friday... 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 colt for G1 winner The Big Beast

Ocala Stud’s The Big Beast, the Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 3rd when a colt was born in Ocala, FL... Read More...

First foal is a filly for G1 winner Danza

Spendthrift Farm’s Danza, dominant winner of the Arkansas Derby (G1), sired his first reported foal Sunday, Jan. 15 when a filly was born at Millennium Farms in Lexington, KY... Read More...

Spendthrift & Churchill Downs add filly division to Spendthrift Stallion Stakes

Fresh off a successful inaugural running of the Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes on Oct. 30, Spendthrift Farm and Churchill Downs have announced an expansion of the annual event which will now be run as two divisional races starting in 2017 – one for 2-year-old colts & geldings, and, now, one for 2-year-old fillies... Read More...

Healthy Magic Millions results for Animal Kingdom

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Animal Kingdom's four second-crop yearlings at Magic Millions all sold for a healthy six figures, up to a top price of $230,000... Read More...

Smart Missile keeps firing in the ring & on the track

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Australia's leading second season sire Smart Missile continued to please vendors with his third crop of yearlings at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale averaging better than 5 times his fee... Read More...

Expensive Tiznow colt graduates in style

Tour de Force was just that on the Fair Grounds turf in his maiden special weight win on Jan. 15, winning comfortably by 2 3/4-lengths... 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...

Fruitful season for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Manhattan Rain is enjoying a season of serious achievement, with three news-making stakeswinners in Australia & South Africa and a $360,000 Magic Millions filly... 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...

Arrowfield dominates Magic Millions Sale

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Over-used as it is, "dominant" is the best description of Arrowfield Stud's status at the end of a Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale that left little scope for complaint by vendors... Read More...

Gemologist colt scores at first asking at Santa Anita

Following a solid series of workouts over the past two months, Gemologist's Aquamarine came away a two-length maiden special weight debut winner Friday at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

First foal is a filly for Medal Count

Spendthrift Farm’s Medal Count, the Classic-placed, Graded stakes-winning son of Dynaformer, sired his first reported foal on Tuesday, Jan. 10 when a filly was born at Mallory Farm in Lexington, KY... Read More...

$1.3 million More Than Ready colts tops Magic Millions sale

A yearling More Than Ready colt and full brother to Grade 1 winner Sebring (AUS) topped the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling sale with a winning bid of A$1.3 million... Read More...

Reynaldothewizard works magic once again in Dubawi S.

Making his first start since last March, the incomparable 11-year-old son of Speightstown Reynaldothewizard captured the third straight running of the $175,000 Dubawi S. Thursday at Meydan... Read More...

Race Day, multiple G2 winner by Tapit, sires first foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Race Day, the multiple Grade 2-winning son of Tapit, sired his first reported foal Monday, Jan. 9 when a filly was born at R Star Stallions in Anderson, Indiana... Read More...

Bodemeister colt realizes $195K Tuesday at Keeneland

Bodemeister had one of the top-selling yearlings during Tuesday's session of the Jan. 9-13 Keeneland Horses of All Ages sale when a colt brought a winning bid of $195,000... Read More...

Into Mischief colt $270K bid at KEEJAN

Into Mischief had one of the top yearling colts through the first four days of the Jan. 9-13 Keeneland Horses of All Ages sale... Read More...

First foal is a filly for G1 winner Daredevil

WinStar Farm’s Daredevil, More Than Ready’s winner of the Champagne S. (G1) at two, sired his first reported foal on Tuesday when a filly was born at Sugar Maple Farm in Poughquag, NY... 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...

Multiple G1 winner Constitution sires first foal

WinStar Farm’s Constitution, the multiple Grade 1-winning son of Tapit, sired his first reported foal Monday night when a filly was born at Crestwood Farm in Lexington, KY... Read More...

First foal is a colt for G1 winner Wicked Strong

Spendthrift Farm’s Wicked Strong, Hard Spun’s millionaire winner of the Wood Memorial S. (G1), sired his first reported foal on New Year’s Day when a colt was born at Brandywine Farm in Paris, KY... Read More...

Dundeel colt tops Magic Millions Day 1

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
The top price of the opening session of the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale came shortly before the end of the day's selling when Arrowfield's Lot 232 entered the ring... Read More...

Strong interest in Dundeel’s dozen at Magic Millions

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Buyers have shown strong interest in Dundeel's first dozen yearlings during inspections at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale this week... Read More...

First foal is a filly for Commissioner

WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, A.P. Indy’s last Classic-placed son to retire to stud, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 5th when a bay filly was born at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, KY... Read More...

Miss Temple City tops Female Turf Eclipse Award nominations

Miss Temple City, a three-time Grade 1 winner in 2016, is one of three finalists for the Female Turf Eclipse Award... Read More...

Congrats filly earns Eclipse Award nomination

Congrats' multiple Graded stakes-winning filly Haveyougoneaway was named as a finalist for the 2016 Eclipse Award as Champion Female Sprinter... Read More...

Classic Empire finalist for 2YO Eclipse Award

For the second time from his first four crops Pioneerof the Nile has the favorite to earn an Eclipse Award in the 2-year-old male category... Read More...