Breeding Farm News

Prospective yearling brings $77,000 at OBS January sale

A colt from the first crop of multiple graded stakes winner Prospective sold for $77,000 at the OBS Winter Mixed Sale on Jan. 27... Read More...

Birdstone’s Swipe rated 124 on Experimental Free Handicap

Birdstone’s stakes-winning 2-year-old of 2015 Swipe was assigned 124 pounds on the Jockey Club’s Experimental Free Handicap... Read More...

Snitzel heads NZ Premier Sale sire averages

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Snitzel has headed off Fastnet Rock on the leading sires list at the NZ Premier Sale which concluded on Tuesday evening... Read More...

Kantharos colt rockets to victory in OBS Sprint S.

After an early speed duel, Danbury sped to a 1 ½-length victory in Tuesday’s $50,000 OBS Sprint S. at the Ocala Training Center... Read More...

High Cotton filly tops Barretts sale

A 2-year-old daughter of High Cotton topped the Barretts January mixed sale, selling for $55,000.... Read More...

Stirring finish for Coastline in Clocker’s Corner S.

Speightstown’s talented and consistent son Coastline notched the second stakes win of his career Sunday in Santa Anita Park’s $75,000 Clocker’s Corner S... Read More...

In Summation filly rolls in $100,000 Gasparilla S.

R Girls a Charmer kicked off her 3-year-old stakes campaign with an authoritative four-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Gasparilla S... Read More...

Hong Kong Group 1 success for Snitzel son

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Snitzel's 4YO son Sun Jewellery made a spectacular stakes debut when he stormed to victory in the Hong Kong Classic Mile HK-1 on Sunday evening... Read More...

Sydney 2YO quinellas for Arrowfield sires

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Gai Waterhouse, Darby Racing & Arrowfield sires were all the clues punters needed to nail two juvenile quinellas in Sydney over the weekend... Read More...

Haveyougoneaway gets the nod in Oaklawn’s American Beauty S.

Congrat’s Haveyougoneaway found an opening along the rail in the stretch on the way to her neck victory in Saturday’s $100,000 American Beauty S. at Oaklawn Park... Read More...

Stepitup named Singapore Horse of the Year

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Arrowfield added another Horse of the Year to its graduate roll on Thursday evening when Stepitup won the Singapore Turf Club's most prestigious award for 2015... Read More...

Manhattan Rain delivers on Promise

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
3YO filly Promise To Reign is the latest smart winner to underline Manhattan Rain's value as a sire and his growing success in the sale-ring... Read More...

Teniente Coronel dominates Freemont S.

Colonel John’s Teniente Coronel turned in the best performance of his career in the $70,000 Freemont S... Read More...

Kerri Belle rallies to win Grade 3 Megahertz S.

Kerri Belle, a 6-year-old Empire Maker mare, got her first graded stakes win on Monday in Santa Anita Park’s $100,000 Megahertz S. (G3)... Read More...

The Legacy of Ocala Stud

Call it a milestone purchase in Florida thoroughbred history. On Jan. 16, 1956, Maryland horseman Joe O'Farrell and his brother, Tom, were part of a nine-person syndicate headed by Bruce Campbell that paid $700,000 for 800 acres of what had been Ocala-... Read More...

New record price for Not A Single Doubt

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Not A Single Doubt's $650,000 filly at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale is the latest chapter heading in the story of Australia's newe boom sire... Read More...

Multiple GSW millionaire Uncaptured sires first foal

Uncaptured, Lion Heart’s multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire son, sired his first reported foal Jan. 3rd when a filly was born at J. Michael O’Farrell Jr.’s Ocala Stud Farm, where Uncaptured is standing stud in Florida... Read More...

Constellation sparkles in 2016 bow

Constellation dominated her foes in Sunday’s $100,000 Ruthless S. at Aqueduct by a whopping 10 lengths... Read More...

Goldencents, back-to-back Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner, sires first foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Goldencents, the back-to-back Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner by Into Mischief, sired his first reported foal Thursday, January 14th when a filly was born at Le Mesa Farm in Carencro, Louisiana... Read More...

Spendthrift Australia names Burrill as farm manager

Spendthrift Australia has named Grant Burrill as the new farm manager at its Victoria-based operation. Burrill will begin duties at his new post effective Monday, Jan. 18... Read More...

Beholder makes history at Eclipse Awards ceremony

Spendthrift Farm’s Beholder reached heights never before achieved at Saturday’s Eclipse Awards ceremony when she named the Champion Older Dirt Female... Read More...

American Pharoah takes home Horse of the Year, 3-year-old Male Eclipse Awards

The final crowning achievement on American Pharoah’s historic racing career came on Saturday evening when the son of Pioneerof the Nile was honored with Eclipse Awards for 2015 Horse of the Year and 3-year-old Male. Read More...

Runhappy runaway Eclipse Sprint Champion

Super Saver’s outstanding speedster Runhappy came home with the first Eclipse Award for his sire when he was named 2015’s Champion Sprinter at the Eclipse Awards ceremony on Saturday evening... Read More...

Mexikoma triumphs in $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic

Birdstone’s newly-turned 5-year-old Mexikoma justified his role as the favorite in winning Saturday’s $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic... Read More...

X Y Jet rolls to fourth win in a row

X Y Jet romped in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint S. at Gulfstream Park for the second straight stakes win... Read More...

Sonny Inspired first SW of ’16 for Artie Schiller

Sonny Inspired kicked off his 2016 campaign on Saturday with a 1 ¾-length victory in the $75,000 Fire Plug S. at Laurel Park... Read More...

High Cotton filly drives to win Marshua S.

Karen’s Silk powered home in the Laurel Park stretch to win the $75,000 Marshua S., giving the 3-year-old daughter of High Cotton her first stakes win... Read More...

Congrats filly shines in Gulfstream debut

Congrats latest unveiling came early Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park when Kinsley Kisses lived up to the pre-race hype with a sparkling 2 ¼-length maiden special weight win... Read More...

All American’s message heard at Magic Millions

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
The message delivered by All American's early season 2YOs was heeded by the buyers who paid an average of almost $80,000 for his six yearlings at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale... Read More...

Reynaldothewizard still has the magic in Dubai

Speightstown’s seemingly ageless star Reynaldothewizard kicked off his 10-year-old season in high fashion with a 2 ¾-length win Thursday in the $150,000 Dubawi S... Read More...

More Aspen wins Meydan’s $150,000 Singspiel S.

More Aspen, a 5-year-old by More Than Ready, started 2016 in grand style with a one-length win in the $150,000 Singspiel S. over the turf at Meydan... Read More...

Congrats filly undefeated with UAE 1,000 Guineas win

Polar River’s explosive stretch run carried the 3-year-old daughter of Congrats to victory in Thursday’s $75,000 UAE 1000 Guineas Trial... Read More...

Paynter’s first crop continues to bring big bids at Keeneland

The first yearlings offered at auction by Paynter have been some of the most sought-after of any sire of his generation, with a new high-water mark of $120,000... Read More...

Snitzel tops Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale

Arrowfield Stud | 4 months ago
Snitzel made headlines for all the right reasons at the 2016 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale: three million-dollar colts, a $300,000-plus average and many happy vendors & buyers... Read More...

G1 winner Cross Traffic sires first foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Cross Traffic, the Whitney Handicap (G1) winner by Unbridled’s Song, sired his first reported foal on Sunday, January 10th when a colt was born at Red River Farm in Coushatta, Louisiana... Read More...

First Tapizar yearling of 2016 brings $100K

Tapizar, whose much-anticipated first crop are 2-year-olds this year, saw a yearling colt from his second crop bring $100,000 during the first session of the Jan. 11-15 Keeneland January sale... Read More...

Northern Afleet colt impresses in Santa Anita MdSpWt debut

Denman’s Call, a Northern Afleet 3-year-old, turned in one of the most impressive starts for a 2016 Triple Crown trail hopeful Saturday at Santa Anita... Read More...

First Paynter yearling brings six figures at Keeneland

A yearling filly from the first crop of the Grade 1-winning millionaire Paynter brought a top bid of $100,000 during the first day of the Keeneland January Sale... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile colt hammers for $195K at Kee Jan Day 1

Last year’s runaway leading Third Crop Sire Pioneerof the Nile had a solid beginning to the 2016 Keeneland January sale... Read More...

Spendthrift keeping with dual hemisphere tradition

The world is a much smaller place than it used to be. One American stud at the forefront of its contraction is one of Kentucky's most historic properties, Spendthrift... Read More...

WinStar’s Gettysburg rolls in Gulfstream Park MdSpWt

Gettysburg marched to a front-running, 4 ½-length victory in a 1 1/8-mile maiden special weight contest for 3-year-olds Saturday... Read More...

Cherry Wine first TDN Rising Star for Paddy O’Prado

Second-Crop Sire Paddy O’Prado got his first TDN Rising Star on Saturday when the dynamic 3-year-old colt Cherry Wine won a Gulfstream Park allowance race by six lengths... Read More...

Aracharcharch colt shines on Gulfstream turf

Next Shares overcame a wide post draw and some bumping in the upper stretch to win a 3-year-old maiden special weight contest on the Gulfstream Park turf on Saturday afternoon... Read More...

California Chrome returns on top in San Pasqual S. (G2)

Looking every bit like the champion he is, California Chrome’s powerful stretch run carried the 5-year-old to clear victory in Santa Anita Park’s $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2)... Read More...

WinStar’s Revolutionary sires first foal

Revolutionary, WinStar’s multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire, sired his first reported foal early Friday, Jan. 8th when a filly was born at Rancho Ballena in Ramona, California... Read More...

California Chrome’s comeback begins in Saturday’s San Pasqual S. (G2)

Perry Martin and Taylor Made Farm’s California Chrome will make his much-anticipated first start of 2016 in Saturday’s $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2)... Read More...

Pair of Eclipse Award finalists for Tapit

Tapit, the nation’s leading sire the past two years, will be represented at the 2015 Eclipse Awards by a pair of colts... Read More...

Super Saver’s Runhappy nominated for three Eclipse Awards

Super Saver’s leading 3-year-old Runhappy was named a finalist in three categories for the 2015 Eclipse Awards when nominees were announced Wednesday... Read More...

Beholder finalist for Horse of the Year, Older Female honors

Spendthrift Farm’s brilliant Beholder was named a finalist for both Horse of the Year and Older Dirt Female when nominees were announced Wednesday morning from Gulfstream Park... Read More...

American Pharoah finalist for Horse of the Year, 3YO honors

Pioneerof the Nile’s stellar 2015 Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner American Pharoah heads the list of nominees for the 2015 Eclipse Awards... Read More...