Breeding Farm News

Crittenden gives Distorted Humor second SW of the day

After picking up his 130th lifetime stakes winner earlier in the afternoon, Distorted Humor got his second black type winner of the day when Crittenden battled to a neck victory in the $75,000 Let It Ride S... Read More...

Stakes milestone for Distorted Humor

Matrooh’s win in Saturday’s $200,000 Bold Ruler S. (G3) gave champion sire Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime black type winner... Read More...

First stakes winner for Dublin

Spendthrift Farm’s freshman sire Dublin got his first stakes winner Saturday when Dr Blarney rolled to a 10-length win in the $75,000 Norman Hall S... Read More...

Paddy O’Prado firster takes Gulfstream turf maiden

Top-10 freshman sire Paddy O’Prado tallied winner number nine from his first crop on Oct.30 when first-time starter Justice for All scored a 1 ½-length maiden victory... Read More...

Race Day sets track record in Fayette S. (G2)

Tapit’s multiple graded stakes winner Race Day wrapped his sparkling career Friday at Keeneland with a track record performance in the $200,000 Fayette S. (G2)... Read More...

Race Day sets track record in Fayette S. (G2)

Multiple graded stakes winner Race Day wrapped his sparkling career Friday at Keeneland with a track record performance in the $200,000 Fayette S. (G2)... Read More...

Taylor Made Stallions sets 2016 stud fees

Taylor Made Stallions has set fees for its 2016 roster of stallions in Nicholasville, KY, led by Graydar, the imposing Grade 1-winning son of Unbridled’s Song who will stand for $15,000 S&N... Read More...

Malibu Moon filly sets Keeneland track record

Two-year-old Carina Mia stormed home a 9 ¾-length winner in a 6 ½-furlong maiden special weight race on Thursday, setting a track record of 1:15.18... Read More...

Andreya’s Reward first Breeders’ Cup starter for Warrior’s Reward

When Andreya’s Reward breaks from the gate in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), she’ll be the first starter to represent her sire... Read More...

Sweet Whiskey first Breeders’ Cup starter for Old Fashioned

When Sweet Whiskey breaks from the gate in Saturday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1), she’ll be the first starter to represent her sire... Read More...

Tiznow twosome in Breeders’ Cup

Tiznow, the only two-time winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), has a pair of starters in this year’s renewal of the year-end championships... Read More...

Pricedtoperfection intriguing in Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)

Temple City’s Pricedtoperfection may be light on experience, but trainer Chad Brown saw enough in her three-length maiden special weight win to enter her in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)... Read More...

Tapit: Breeders’ Cup Preview

Tapit, who has five previous Breeders’ Cup race winners, second only to the great Sadler’s Wells in the event’s 32 year history, has seven representatives in this year’s renewal... Read More...

Tale of S’avall to contest Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)

Tale of Ekati will have his first Breeders’ Cup starter on Saturday when Tale of S’Avall runs in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)... Read More...

Two ‘Super’ chances in this year’s Breeders’ Cup

Super Saver, currently ranked third on the Second-Crop sire list, has two excellent chances to move to the top after Saturday... Read More...

G1 winner The Big Beast retires to Ocala Stud

The Big Beast, the Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2016 at J. Michael O’Farrell’s Ocala Stud in Florida. A fee will be determined and announced soon... Read More...

Wicked Strong to close out career in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

Wicked Strong, who will begin his stallion duties at Spendthrift Farm in 2016, will finish his outstanding racing career in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)... Read More...

Mile, Sprint for Speightstown’s Breeders’ Cup runners

Speightstown, winner of the 2004 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) during his championship season, will have a pair of starters in this year’s Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) the goal for War Story

Northern Afleet, the sire of 2011 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner, looks to double his total in this year’s Breeders’ Cup on Friday when War Story goes postward in the $1 million Dirt Mile (G1)... Read More...

Nemoralia entered in $1M Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)

More Than Ready, already the sire of three Breeders’ Cup winners, will be represented in this year’s Breeders’ Cup on Friday when Nemoralia goes postward... Read More...

Beholder aims for immortality in BC Classic (G1)

Spendthrift Farm’s two-time champion mare Beholder could cement herself as one of the all-time greats with a victory in Saturday’s $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)... Read More...

American Pharoah aims for immortality in BC Classic (G1)

In what promises to be as dramatic as a Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) in the 32-year history of the race, Pioneerof the Nile’s brilliant 3-year-old American Pharoah will attempt to close his racing career with a win in the $5 million dollar race... Read More...

Mr. Z returns to Keeneland for BC Dirt Mile (G1)

Malibu Moon’s millionaire son Mr. Z is part of a field of 11 runners attempting to capture the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) on Friday afternoon... Read More...

Karakontie seeks repeat in Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)

Karakontie, who will join Gainesway’s stallion roster in 2016, will make his final start in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)... Read More...

Forever Darling in the middle of Juvenile Fillies (G1) gate

Congrats, one of the leading 2015 sires of winners, has the promising 2-year-old filly Forever Darling stepping up to the big stage in Friday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)... Read More...

Hat Trick’s Dressed in Hermes gets rail in Breeders’ Cup

Hat Trick’s stakes-winning 2-year-old Dressed in Hermes will break from the inside post in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)... Read More...

Pair of 2YO’s for Colonel John in this year’s Breeders’ Cup

Colonel John, the nation’s leading third crop sire by winners and wins, has two chances to cap off a great year with 2-year-old colts entered in the Breeders’ Cup... Read More...

Birdstone 2yo Swipe set for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)

Birdstone’s top 2-year-old Swipe, who has been worse than second only once in six starts, drew post 12 for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) Saturday at Keeneland... Read More...

Land Over Sea draws rail for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)

Bellamy Road’s multiple Grade 1-placed 2-year-old Land Over Sea drew post 1 for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) Saturday at Keeneland... Read More...

Sharla Rae draws post 4 for Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1)

Afleet Alex, already the sire of two Breeders’ Cup winners, could collect his third championship winner when Sharla Rae tries the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1)... Read More...

Artie Schiller’s Gliding By set for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)

Impressive first-time out winner Gliding By will make her stakes debut in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) Friday at Keeneland... Read More...

Decisive Belmont MdSpWt win for American Lion filly

Shayna Lady drew off powerfully in the Belmont Park stretch to break her maiden by 2 ¾-lengths Sunday... Read More...

Tizway filly triumphs in $150,000 Fanfreluche S.

Tiz Imaginary drew off in mid-stretch to take the $150,000 Fanfreluche Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday to become Tizway’s second stakes winner... Read More...

Arrowfield graduate treble at Sha Tin & Kranji

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
October began with outstanding victories in Hong Kong & Singapore by three Arrowfield Inglis graduates, and it's ended the same way... Read More...

Constitution, multiple G1 winner by Tapit, retires to WinStar

WinStar Farm’s & Twin Creeks Racing’s Constitution has been retired to stud at WinStar Farm for 2016, and the multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire by Tapit will stand for a fee of $25,000 stands and nurses... Read More...

Kantharos first-timer impresses at Belmont Park

Ancient Secret sped to a three-length victory in the 2-year-old filly’s debut on Saturday at Belmont Park, the 25th winner this year for Kantharos... Read More...

Palace takes $150,000 Hudson H. for second time

Palace, who will take up stud duties in 2016 at Spendthrift Farm, scored his seventh stakes win in his illustrious career on Saturday with a half-length win in the $150,000 Hudson H... Read More...

$1.1 million Tapit colt impressive in debut

Tathqeef, a $1.1 million purchase at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling sale, put in a stirring stretch run at Wolverhampton Racecourse in England on Oct. 23 to win his debut... Read More...

Maiden double gives Wilburn 10 winners

Freshman sire Wilburn registered a pair of maiden winners of Friday, upping the first year sire to 10 for the year, which is fifth-best for all First Crop sires... Read More...

Mr Manhattan scores third city win

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Manhattan Rain's son Mr Manhattan continued his steady progress through the grades with his third city success, at Royal Randwick on Saturday... Read More...

Beneteau’s new 2YO stakes performer

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Her name doesn't give any clues but Dontpokethetiger's runner-up finish in Saturday's Wellesley Stales LR suggested plenty of quality on the page... Read More...

First runner, first winner for Smart Missile

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Te Akau Racing's filly Smart 'N' Sassy overcame a slow start on debut to become Smart Missile's first winner... Read More...

$410K Tapit colt tops F-T Fall Yearlings sale

The final day of the Oct. 19-22 Fasig-Tipton Fall Yearlings sale brought the highest winning bid of the four-day Kentucky auction when a colt by 2014-15 leading sire Tapit brought a winning bid of $410,000... Read More...

Paddy O’Prado filly gutsy in Gulfstream allowance

Shesthewinner out-gamed Chief Attraction in the Gulfstream Park stretch to earn her second career victory in a one mile allowance race on Thursday afternoon... Read More...

Karakontie to join Gainesway stallion roster in 2016

Gainesway Farm has purchcased a partial interest in 2014 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) winner Karakontie from the Niarchos family... Read More...

Eighth winner for Top-10 sire Wilburn

Wilburn, whose eight winners ranks sixth on the 2015 Freshman Sire list, got his latest maiden graduate Oct. 21 when Ohio Gold scampered to a 7 ¼-length maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Two Choices for Victoria Derby

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Arrowfield's sibling sires Redoute's Choice & Manhattan Rain both have contenders for the $1.5 million Victoria Derby G1 on 31 October... Read More...

Victor’s Cry colt sells for $200,000 at Fasig-Tipton October

Victor’s Cry, whose first foals are 2-year-olds of 2015, made a splash during day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale when a colt by the Spendthrift stallion sold for $200,000... Read More...

Tapizar colt hits $200,000 at Fasig-Tipton October

Tapizar’s first crop of yearlings, some of the most sought-after of any freshman sire, continued the good returns during day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale... Read More...

Spendthrift acquires breeding rights to G1 millionaire Wicked Strong

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Grade 1-winning millionaire Wicked Strong, and the 4-year-old colt by Hard Spun will be retired at season’s end to stand stud at Spendthrift in 2016 as the farm’s newest participant in its renowned “Share The Upside” program... Read More...