Breeding Farm News

Distorted Humor filly take Group 3 Albany S. at Royal Ascot in stakes debut

Cursory Glance set the bar high in her black-type debut Friday at Royal Ascot with a scintillating two-length score in the Albany S. (G3)... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward firsters still perfect at 4-for-4

The incredible start for the first-crop of Warrior's Reward continued on Friday at Santa Anita when Bad Read Sanchez rolled to a 10-length victory... Read More...

Haskell Day: WinStar Matchmaker S. set

WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park to be the title sponsor of the Matchmaker Stakes, set for its 48threnewal on Sunday, July 27... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy to shuttle to Brazil

WinStar Farm’s second-crop sire Kodiak Kowboy, who was North America’s leading freshman sire by winners in 2013, will shuttle to Brazil to stand the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Haras Bage do Sul Farm... Read More...

Awesome Patriot to shuttle to Haras Santa Sara in Chile

Spendthrift Farm stallion Awesome Patriot, the stakes-winning brother to Preakness (G1) winner Oxbow, will shuttle for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season after an agreement was reached to stand at Haras Santa Sara in Santiago, Chile. Read More...

5-time G1 winner Court Vision to shuttle to Chile

Spendthrift Farm stallion Court Vision, the five-time Grade 1 winner and Breeders’ Cup champ, will shuttle to Chile for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season Read More...

Olympic Anthem sings for Heathcote

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Olympic Anthem's success at Ipswich on Saturday has helped Robert Heathcote stay on top of the Queensland Trainer Premiership... Read More...

1-2 finish in Queen’s Plate Trial for ‘Artie’

Sunday's $150,000 Queen's Plate Trial at Woodbine turned into a showcase for Artie Schiller after We Miss Artie bested Majestic Sunset by three-quarters of a length for a “Artie exacta”... Read More...

Weekend stakes double for Northern Afleet

Fuzzy Dee Jay collected his first career stakes win in Sunday's $50,000 Gendelman Memorial S. at Belterra Park to give his sire Northern Afleet his second stakes winner in as many days... Read More...

Iotapa dominates in Grade 1 Vanity S.

Afleet Alex's 4-year-old daughter Iotapa took her career to new heights Saturday at Santa Anita in the $300,000 Vanity (G1), rolling through the stretch to win by 10 1/4-lengths... Read More...

Grade 3 Matt Winn goes to Tapiture

Winchell Thoroughbreds' homebred Tapiture earned his third graded stakes win in Saturday night's $109,400 Matt Winn S. (G3) at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Distorted Humor 2yos impress in debuts

Nonna's Boy floated across a muddy Belmont Park surface en route to an eye-catching 5 1/2-length maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Northern Afleet’s Saintly Joan collars Little Silver S.

Saintly Joan stormed down the stretch to take the off-the-turf $60,000 Little Silver Stakes by a half-length Saturday at Monmouth Park... Read More...

Fashion Alert wins $100,000 Astoria S. in career bow

Fashion Alert, the only first-time starter in a field of six 2-year-old fillies, zipped to a 4 3/4-length victory to take the $100,000 Astoria S... Read More...

Strong Word of Mouth for Not A Single Doubt

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Word Of Mouth's first city win marks him out as a prospect for stakes success next season... Read More...

WinStar joins in “Coldwater Challenge”

WinStar Farm's yearling crew recently made their own coldwater challenge (see accompanying video)... Read More...

Distorted Humor 2yo impresses in debut

Nonna's Boy floated across a muddy Belmont Park surface en route to an eye-catching 5 1/2-length maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Kaigun steps up in Grade 1 Manhattan

Making his third straight start in Grade 1 company, Northern Afleet's top turf handicap horse Kaigun finished a game second in the $1 million Manhattan S. (G1)... Read More...

Sweet Whiskey makes grade in Acorn S. (G1)

Sweet Whiskey, a 3-year-old Old Fashioned filly, added to her impressive resume with a close second-place finish in the $750,000 Acorn S. (G1)... Read More...

Belmont S. (G1) runner-up Commissioner to have minor procedure on ankle

WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, the runner-up in last Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1), was discovered to have a small chip in his front left ankle Monday... Read More...

Quality Lass gets $100,000 stakes victory

Quality Lass, a 5-year-old mare by Exclusive Quality, showed her heart and class in winning the $100,000 Satin and Lace Stakes on June 8 at Presque Isle Downs. Read More...

22 wins in 30 days for Not A Single Doubt

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
It's been a milestone season for Not A Single Doubt in the sale-ring, and brisk business as usual on the racetrack... Read More...

22 wins in 30 days for Not A Single Doubt

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
It's been a milestone season for Not A Single Doubt in the sale-ring, and brisk business as usual on the racetrack... Read More...

Impressive new winner for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Qatar Bloodstock enjoyed another Australian city success when 2YO Manhattan Rain filly Crafty won by 3 lengths at Sandown on Wednesday... Read More...

Spendthrift to stand multiple G1 winner Goldencents

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding rights to multiple Grade 1 winner Goldencents, who will retire to the Lexington-based farm at the end of his 4-year-old campaign and stand the 2015 breeding season. Goldencents’ fee will be $12,500 stands and nurses, and he’s being offered through Spendthrift’s Share The Upside Program for a fee of $15,000 stands and nurses on a limited basis... Read More...

Can the Man stands tall in Grade 3 Affirmed S.

Can the Man's early foot carried the 3-year-old colt to the winner's circle in the $100,000 Affirmed S. (G3) at Santa Anita on Saturday... Read More...

Bellamy Road gets new SW at Arlington

Homebred Countess Cashmere ran down pacesetter Richies Sweetheart to win the $85,125 Purple Violet S. Saturday at Arlington Park... Read More...

Tonalist is tops in $1.5 million Belmont

Tonalist battled his way to a electrifying head victory in the 146th Belmont S. (G1), lifting his sire Tapit past the $6.6 million mark in progeny earnings... Read More...

Late move takes Norumbega to victory in Grade 2 Brooklyn Invitational

Big Horse sire Tiznow lived up to his nickname once again on Saturday when Norumbega won a thriller in the $500,000 Brooklyn Invitational (G2) at Belmont Park... Read More...

Hold Me Back firster draws off in MSW debut

Iknowsheknowsiknow gave Top-5 freshman sire Hold Me Back his second winner from his first crop on Friday evening at Canterbury... Read More...

More Than Ready filly sparkles in debut

Heart of Paradise looked like a seasoned pro in her debut Thursday at Santa Anita, getting tested early, then drawing away with authority in the lane... Read More...

Play StableMates Belmont Stakes Challenge!

WinStar Farm is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 WinStar StableMates Belmont Stakes Challenge contest. The Belmont Stakes Challenge is free for racing fans, easy to play, and offers unique prizes... Read More...

Darby Dan launches online store

Darby Dan Farm has launched an online store that offers fans a variety of apparel and accessories for purchase, as well as limited edition art and collectibles of many of the most notable Thoroughbreds in the farm’s long history... Read More...

Starcraft’s buyer celebrates new stakeswinner

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Well-known agent Robert Dawe celebrated a stakes success this week, thanks to the champion racehorse he spotted as a yearling more than a decade ago... Read More...

Jessica’s Star shines in first career stakes start

Magna Graduate got his latest stakes winner on Saturday evening when Jessica's Star, making his first lifetime start in a stakes, battled to a well-earned neck victory in the $75,000 Prairie Mile S... Read More...

Rush is Charge Forward’s 14th stakeswinner

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Arrowfield graduate Rush became Charge Forward's 14th stakeswinner when he won the Penang Anniversary Cup 1200m LR on Sunday... Read More...

Room Service takes historic running of the Grade 1 American Oaks

Room Service, already More Than Ready's top earner of 2014, added to her total in a big way with a victory in Saturday's $350,000 American Oaks (G1)... Read More...

I Got It All romps in Springfield S.

I Got It All turned the $100,000 Springfield S. into a one-horse race, drawing away with authority through the Arlington Park stretch to win by 9 1/4-lengths... Read More...

Sacred Star is Flying Spur’s 93rd stakeswinner

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Sacred Star became the 93rd stakeswinner for Flying Spur when he claimed Saturday's $175,000 QTC Cup G2... Read More...

King Henry speeds to victory in Penn Dash

Congrats' King Henry proved best once again in the $50,000 Penn Dash S. on Saturday... Read More...

Regally Ready too tough in Opening Verse S.

Regally Ready, More Than Ready's second-leading all-time U.S. money winner, pushed his bankroll past the $1.4 million mark Saturday... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward: 2 impressive winners from first 2 starters

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Warrior’s Reward got on the board in a big way Friday, as both of his first two starters scored runaway debut wins in Maiden Special Weight heats... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward: 3 impressive winners from first 3 starters

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Warrior’s Reward got on the board in a big way Friday, with all three of his starters scoring runaway debut wins in Maiden Special Weight heats... Read More...

Tiz Wonderful colt prevails in Delp Memorial S.

Tiz'naz bested Joint Custody by three-quarters of a length in Wednesday's $50,000 Grover Buddy Delp Memorial S. at Delaware Park... Read More...

Tiznow colt prevails in Delp Memorial S.

Tiz'naz bested Joint Custody by three-quarters of a length in Wednesday's $50,000 Grover Buddy Delp Memorial S. at Delaware Park... Read More...

Cool Coal Man Tallies Sizzling First Winner

Valery Stripe became Cool Coal Man's first winner in her career debut while scoring an impressive length and three-quarters victory in a sizzling :59.93 maiden special weight. Read More...

Teeley Sale of a Generation makes history

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
The Teeley Dispersal lived up to its tagline "The Sale of a Generation" with more than $23 million paid for 57 mares... Read More...

Million-dollar Teeley mare bought for Dundeel

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
A group of Dundeel's New Zealand shareholders have purchased a grand-daughter of Shantha's Choice for the six-time Group 1 winner's court... Read More...

Teeley weanlings gross $2.9 million

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Teeley-bred descendants of celebrated blue hen Shantha's Choice were in demand at the Magic Millions National Weanling Sale... Read More...

Strong demand for Smart Missile weanlings

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Smart Missile's first foals have proved as popular with Magic Millions weanling buyers as their sire has been with Australian breeders... Read More...