Breeding Farm News

Tapit filly captures $200,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon S.

White Rose gained the lead in deep stretch to prevail by 1 ¾-lengths in the $200,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon S. at the Franklin, Ky. track Sept. 24... Read More...

Redoute’s Choice colt heads Timeform 3YO ratings

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
The latest Australian Timeform 3YO ratings published this week by Racing & Sports have the Arrowfield colt Panzer Division on top... Read More...

Two-time champion Beholder to be offered at F-T November

Beholder, the two-time Eclipse champion and back-to-back Breeders’ Cup winner, will be offered for sale at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday, Nov. 3, following her title defense in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) just four days prior. Owner B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm will consign the 4-year-old filly... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward winners’ list continues to grow

Warrior’s Soul took a five-furlong maiden special weight contest by one length Sept. 21 in Japan, besting a field of 15 2-year-olds... Read More...

Tapit leads Kee Sept sale in gross and average price

The nation’s leading sire Tapit dominated the recently concluded Keeneland September Yearling sale, with 36 of his offspring selling for $21,725,000... Read More...

Bright forecast for Manhattan Rain winners

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
Major Spring 3YO races are marked on the calendar for both of Manhattan Rain's latest winners, Talisa and Light Up Manhattan... Read More...

Arrowfield graduates star at 2YO trials

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
The top-priced colt and the top-priced filly from Arrowfield's 2014 yearling sale drafts starred at the Offical 2YO Trials held at Randwick on Monday morning... Read More...

Weekend graded stakes double for Birdstone

Florida Won gave Birdstone his second stakes winner in as many days with a win in Sunday’s $150,000 Ontario Derby (G3) at Woodbine... Read More...

Big day at Belmont for Congrats

Undefeated Temper Mint Patty’s towering victory in the $150,000 Joseph F. Gimma S. topped a huge day Sunday at Belmont Park for Congrats... Read More...

Saratoga Heater still perfect after $150K Bongard S. win

Temple City moved into the top five on the 2014 Freshman Sire list when Saratoga Heater galloped to a four-length victory in Sunday’s $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard S... Read More...

Birdstone filly gets first graded stakes win in Dogwood

Thank You Marylou, already a two-time stakes winner, earned her first graded win Saturday at Churchill Downs in the $112,000 Dogwood S. (G3)... Read More...

Untapable does it again in Grade 1 Cotillion S.

Untapable edged away in deep stretch Saturday afternoon at Parx to take the $1 million Cotillion S. by a length, the third Grade 1 victory this year for the 3-year-old daughter of Tapit... Read More...

Northern Afleet and Eskendereya runners score in Woodbine GS

Runners by Taylor Made stallions Northern Afleet and Eskendereya both added to their black-type resumes this past weekend at Woodbine in graded stakes... Read More...

Eskendereya yearlings bring $370,000, $350,000 at Kee Sept

Eskendereya, whose first foals are 2-year-olds this year, had an excellent first week of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, with a $370,000 filly and $350,000 colt... Read More...

Temple City notches another winner

Top-10 Freshman sire Temple City registered his fourth winner Sept. 16 when Anythingicandoforu skipped to an easy 4 ¾-length maiden win... Read More...

A winning week for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 1 month ago
It's been a good week for second season sire Manhattan Rain, with three winners & a strong stakes performance at Flemington in the past 8 days... Read More...

Kantharos firster a ‘Rising Star’ at Monmouth Park

Mr. Jordan turned in a stellar performance Sunday at Monmouth Park, dispatching a very good group... Read More...

Kantharos firster a ‘TDN Rising Star’ at Monmouth Park

Mr. Jordan turned in a stellar performance Sunday at Monmouth Park, dispatching a very good group... Read More...

Super Ninety Nine to Country Life Farm in Maryland

Super Ninety Nine, a graded stakes-winning son of Pulpit, has been retired from racing and will stand at Josh and Mike Pons’ Country Life Farm near Bel Air, Maryland... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward chalks up another MdSpWt winner

The Big Mystery had no problem figuring out the way to the winner’s circle Sunday at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Next starts confirmed for Scissor Kick & Panzer Division

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Paul Messara has confirmed immediate plans for Arrowfield's classy Redoute's Choice colts Scissor Kick and Panzer Division... Read More...

More G1 success for Distorted Humor

Cursory Glance stamped herself as one of the top 2-year-old fillies in Europe with a courageous victory in the Group 1 Moyglare Stud S... Read More...

Afleet Alex filly Sharla Rae steps up in $100K Debutante S.

Sharla Rae gave Afleet Alex his fifth stakes winner of 2014 with a hard-fought win in the $100,000 Barretts Debutante... Read More...

Charge Forward’s debut winners worth following

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Three recent debut winners by Charge Forward deserve more than usual attention when they step out in meotropolitan company... Read More...

Regally Ready nabs More Than Ready Mile

Saturday's $200,000 More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs had a fitting result when even money favorite Regally Ready pulled clear to a 2 ¼ length win... Read More...

Grand Full Moon duels to first stakes victory

Malibu Moon got his ninth stakes winner of 2014 Saturday evening when Grand Full Moon fought to a dead-heat win in the $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile... Read More...

More Than Ready colt rolls in debut

Daredevil made short work of a field of maiden 2-year-old Saturday at Belmont Park, striding to a 6 ¼ length score... Read More...

Eskendereya pairs up MSW winners

Freshman sire Eskendereya bagged two new winners on Friday, both colts in maiden special weight company... Read More...

Scissor Kick brave runner-up in G1 Golden Rose

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Arrowfield's colt Scissor Kick (by Redoute's Choice) fought out a magnificent Group 1 finish with Gooree Park's Hallowed Crown at Rosehill... Read More...

G1 winner Cross Traffic to Spendthrift for 2015

Cross Traffic, last year’s winner of the Whitney H. (G1) at Saratoga, has retired and will stand the 2015 breeding season at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY. Read More...

$2.2M Tapit colt co-tops Day 4 at Keeneland sale

Once again, a Tapit yearling highlighted the day’s proceedings at the Keeneland September Yearling sale, bringing a winning bid of $2.2 million... Read More...

$2.2M Tapit colt co-tops Day 4 at Keeneland sale

Once again, a Tapit yearling highlighted the day’s proceedings at the Keeneland September Yearling sale, bringing a winning bid of $2.2 million... Read More...

All American filly scores for Hayes & Newhaven Park

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
All American's daughter Tender scored a well-deserved win at Geelong today for her owner-breeder Newhaven Park Stud and trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig... Read More...

Lyle joins stallion sales team at Spendthrift

Brian Lyle, a 17-year veteran in the Thoroughbred industry, has joined the stallion sales team at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky... Read More...

More Tiznow fireworks at Keeneland sale as colt brings $1.35M

Tiznow’s “big horse” reputation rolled on at the Keeneland sale on Thursday when a colt by the perennial leading sire brought a winning bid of $1.35 million... Read More...

Tapit yearlings continue to shine at KEESEP

Day 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling sale was another banner day for juveniles by Tapit, with the Gainesway stallion having five of the top seven lots sold... Read More...

Tiznow filly rings up $1.1M at KEESEP

Tiznow had one only two horses sell for seven figures during the third day of the Sept. 8-21 Keeneland September yearling sale, with a filly bringing $1.1 million Read More...

Strong KEESEP results for Drosselmeyer

A pair of first-crop offerings by Drosselmeyer bringing $225,000 and $150,000 in the early sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

Smart winner for Manhattan Rain

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
Manhattan Rain's son Manhattan Avenue made the step up to 1500 metres look easy at Bendigo today, winning by 1.8 lengths at his fourth career outing... Read More...

Big numbers for Speightstown at Kee Day 1

Leading sire Speightstown brought some big prices during the first day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, with a pair of colts selling for $500,000 and $485,000... Read More...

Tapit juveniles the highlight of Keeneland Day 1

America’s leading sire Tapit led the first session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale with gross sales of $4,805,000... Read More...

Here come the Kingdom’s heirs

Arrowfield Stud | 2 months ago
We're thrilled with Animal Kingdom's first foals. Now it's your turn to take a look at them & vote for your favourites... Read More...

My Afleet battles to victory in Dueling Grounds Derby

In a thrilling stretch-long tete-a-tete, My Afleet ought-fought Medal Count to capture the $250,000 Dueling Ground Derby... Read More...

12th stakes winner of 2014 for Speightstown

Wine Police out-dueled Homerun Berti in Sunday’s $75,000 Premier Cup H. at Zia Park to collect his third lifetime black-type victory... Read More...

Ekati’s Phaeton crushes field in Gulfstream allowance

Ekati’s Phaeton overwhelmed a field of 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Gulfstream Park, winning by 10 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Toasting raises glass in inaugural Sky Beauty

Congrats’ list of 2014 stakes winners grew on Sunday when the 4-year-old filly Toasting pulled clear late to register a 1 ½-length victory... Read More...

Holywell, by Exclusive Quality Rises To Occasion In $250,000 FSS Susan’s Girl Stakes

Holywell, a 2-year-old filly by Journeyman Stud's Exclusive Quality, was a prayer-answering nose winner in the Florida Sire Stakes' $250,000-added Susan's Girl Stakes on September 6 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Twotwentyfive A Is Awesome In $250,000 FSS Affirmed Stakes

It was a Jacks Or Better Farm 1-2 finish as Twotwentyfive A bested stablemate Sing Praises by a neck in a thrilling photo finish in the Florida Sire Stakes' $250,000-added Affirmed Stakes on September 6 at Gulfstream Park Read More...

Rainbow Heir Rules In N.J. Breeders Handicap

Rainbow Heir, a 4-year-old colt by Journeyman Stud's Wildcat Heir, romps to a 12-and-a-half length victory in the $60,000 New Jersey Breeders Handicap on September 6 at Monmouth Park Read More...