Spendthrift Farm

Wilburn, G2 winner by Bernardini, sires first winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Wilburn, Grade 2 winner and first son of Bernardini to stand stud, sired his first winner Saturday when 2-year-old filly Simply a Treasure won a Maiden Special Weight race by 4 ½ lengths at Fairmount Park... Read More...

G1 winner Danza retires to Spendthrift

Danza, last year’s impressive Arkansas Derby (G1) winner and troubled third-place finisher in the... Read More...

Court Vision, five-time G1 winner & Breeders’ Cup champ, sires first winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Court Vision, the five-time Grade 1 winner and Breeders’ Cup champion, sired his first winner Sunday... Read More...

Malibu Moon 2yo storms to stakes win in debut

Manipulated handled his racing debut in the $125,000 Rockville Center S. like a seasoned pro with a scintillating four-length victory... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward firster zips to victory

Two-year-old filly One True Kiss debuted a winner Sunday at Los Alamitos Race Course in a 5 ½-furlong maiden special weight contest... Read More...

G1 winner Dublin sires winner from first starter

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Dublin, the Grade 1-winning juvenile by Afleet Alex, sired his first winner from his first starter... Read More...

Malibu Moon’s Stanford comes up big in Long Branch S.

Previously graded stakes-placed Stanford posted a 1 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Long Branch S. at Monmouth Park on Saturday... Read More...

Medal Count, Classic-placed son of Dynaformer, retires to Spendthrift

Medal Count, Dynaformer’s Classic-placed 3-year-old of 2014, has been retired and will stand stud in 2016 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm in Lexington as the newest participant in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program... Read More...

Second winner for Paddy O’Prado

Freshman sire Paddy O’Prado chalked up his second winner from his first crop on Sunday when... Read More...

Thoroughbred Racing Commentary: Spendthrift brings emphasis on value to Australia

Glenye Cain Oakford of Thoroughbred Racing Commentary interviews Spendthrift Farm general manager Ned Toffey to discuss the operation's new venture, Spendthrift Australia... Read More...

Awesome Patriot to shuttle to Haras Santa Sara in Chile

Spendthrift Farm stallion Awesome Patriot, the stakes-winning son of Awesome Again, is set to shuttle again for the upcoming Southern Hemisphere breeding season to stand at Haras Santa Sara in Santiago, Chile... Read More...

Into Mischief 2yo romps in $125,000 My Dear S. in career debut

Come to Mischief, a 2-year-old filly by leading sire Into Mischief, became her sire’s latest exciting stakes winner on June 28th, dominating the $125,000 My Dear Stakes at Woodbine by six runaway lengths in her career debut... Read More...

G1 winner Victor’s Cry sires first winner

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Victor’s Cry, the Grade 1-winning miler by Street Cry (Ire), sired his first winner on Saturday when 2-year-old filly Keeplaffinleslie went gate to wire in a $47,000 Maiden Special Weight at Woodbine... Read More...

Another debut MdSpWt winner for Archarcharch

Whataclassylady sped to a one-length victory in a $42,000 maiden special weight contest Thursday at Churchill Downs to give Archarcharch his third winner from his first crop... Read More...

G1 millionaire Paddy O’Prado sires first winner

Paddy O’Prado, the Grade 1-winning millionaire by El Prado (Ire), sired his first winner Thursday when his aptly-named 2-year-old filly Shesthewinner broke her maiden first-time out in the fifth race at Gulfstream... Read More...

Mr. Z tops Malibu Moon stakes double

Malibu Moon added two stakes winners to his expansive list of black-type winners when hard-nosed Mr. Z broke through with a victory in the $500,000 Ohio Derby... Read More...

Into Mischief colt equals record $575K at OBS June

Frank Fletcher went to $575,000 to secure a son of Into Mischief Wednesday during the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age... Read More...

Spendthrift sets 2015 Southern Hemisphere stud fees

B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced Southern Hemisphere stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions... Read More...

Spendthrift sets 2015 Southern Hemisphere Time stud fees

B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced Southern Hemisphere Time stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions... Read More...

Bluebloods: New Sires for 2015

The following article, by David Bay, appeared in the June, 2015 issue of Australia's Bluebloods... Read More...

Beholder simply too much in Adoration S. (G3)

Beholder’s class was on full display Saturday in the $100,000 Adoration S. at Santa Anita as Spendthrift Farm’s two-time champion easily won the 1 1/16-mile contest by a very comfortable 1 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Second stakes winner of the weekend for Warrior’s Reward

Requite is 2-for-2 in 2015 following a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s $60,000 Big Cypress H. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Kiss Moon just up in Grade 3 Mint Julep

Kiss Moon wore down favored I’m Already Sexy in the final yards and score a nose victory in the $100,000 Mint Julep H. (G3) Saturday at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Kiss Moon wins thriller in Grade 3 Mint Julep

Kiss Moon wore down favored I’m Already Sexy in the final yards and score a nose victory in the $100,000 Mint Julep H. (G3) Saturday at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward filly powers to first stakes win

Warriorscmoutoplay drew clear to a 2 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Jostle S. at Parx, the first stakes win and third straight victory for the 3-year-old daughter of Warrior’s Reward... Read More...

New stakes winner for Into Mischief

Strict Compliance got her first stakes win of her career on Saturday evening with a half-length victory in the $150,000 Penn Oaks over the Penn National turf course... Read More...

Bolo back to winning ways on the turf

Bolo, Temple City’s stakes-winning 3-year-old colt, bounced back from a rough trip in the May 2 Kentucky Derby (G1) with a front-running allowance score... Read More...

Yet another MSW winner for Archarcharch

Freshman sire Archarcharch sired his second impressive maiden special winner and his second filly to beat colts, when Tia Chuy won the third race at Mountaineer on May 27th... Read More...

Juvenile colt by Dublin sells for $350,000

A colt from the first crop by Hopeful (G1) winner Dublin brought the second highest-price for a freshman sire at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale, selling for $350,000 on opening day, May 18th... Read More...

Juvenile colt by Dublin sells for $350,000

A colt from the first crop by Hopeful (G1) winner Dublin brought the second highest-price for a freshman sire at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale, selling for $350,000 on opening day, May 18th... Read More...

Miss Temple City sharp in $100,000 Hilltop S.

Miss Temple City landed her first stakes victory with an authoritative 2 ¾-length win in the $100,000 Hilltop S... Read More...

Miss Temple City sharp on $100,000 Hilltop S.

Miss Temple City landed her first stakes victory with an authoritative 2 ¾-length win in the $100,000 Hilltop S... Read More...

Line of David $275K Keeneland grad earns first SW

Dirt Monster’s easy win in the $55,000 Duke City Sprint S. on Saturday gave Line of David his third stakes winner of the year... Read More...

Line of David $275 Keeneland grad earns first SW

Dirt Monster’s easy win in the $55,000 Duke City Sprint S. on Saturday gave Line of David his third stakes winner of the year... Read More...

Warriorscmoutoply sweeps to Churchill allowance win

Leading Second-crop sire Warrior’s Reward had one of the most impressive allowance winners of the Churchill Downs Spring meet on May 10 when Warriorscmoutoply won a six furlong contest... Read More...

Firing Line gives his all in Kentucky Derby 141

Firing Line followed up his record-setting Sunland Derby (G3) performance with another stellar showing in Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Can the Man shuttling to Spendthrift Australia

Can the Man, a Grade 1-placed two-year-old and Grade 3-winning three-year-old by rising sire Into Mischief, will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia and participate in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program in 2015... Read More...

Spendthrift Sires Have Seven Derby Starters

It is always a feather in a sire’s cap to get a runner in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!... Read More...

The Spendthrift-Six in Derby 141

Spendthrift sires come into this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) sporting a gaudy total of six of the 20 starters shooting for the first jewel of the Triple Crown... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Three first-crop sires represented for Spendthrift

Spendthrift Farm is loaded for bear with representatives by its stallions in this Kentucky Derby – and that appears unlikely to change in future years... Read More...

Jimmy Creed, G1 winner by Distorted Humor, shuttling to Spendthrift Australia

Grade 1 winner Jimmy Creed will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia and participate in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program in 2015. The ultrafast sprinter by champion sire Distorted Humor becomes the newest addition to Spendthrift Australia’s inaugural stallion roster... Read More...

$700K Tizway session-topper at OBS April

A filly by Tizway each brought $700,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training... Read More...

Archarcharch’s first winner romps by 9 ¼ lengths at Keeneland

Spendthrift Farm’s freshman sire Archarcharch got on the board in a big way Thursday at Keeneland, when 2-year-old filly Tia Flor became his first winner after a runaway 9 ¼-length victory over colts in a $50,000 Maiden Special Weight heat... Read More...

$420,000 Tizway filly lights up OBS

A filly from the first crop by Tizway lit up the board at the OBS Spring Sale, selling for $420,000 at the second session on Wednesday, April 22nd. Read More...

Warrior’s Reward, G1 winner by Medaglia d’Oro, to Spendthrift Australia

Spendthrift Australia has announced that Warrior’s Reward, the Grade 1-winning son of Medaglia d’Oro, will be the first of its stallions to shuttle to Australia and participate in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program starting in 2015... Read More...

Archarcharch colt brings $250,000 at OBS

Archarcharch sired his highest-priced progeny to date, when a first-crop colt sold for $250,000 opening day at the OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

Papacoolpapacool continues streak in La Puente S.

Temple City got his first multiple stakes winner of 2015 on Saturday when Papacoolpapacool strolled to a 4 ¼-length victory in the $75,000 La Puente S... Read More...

Beholder looks like a champ in Santa Lucia S.

Making her first start since Sept. 27, Spendthrift Farm’s two-time champion Beholder looked like she was ready for her third title... Read More...

Spendthrift purchases Yallambee Stud in Australia

B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm has acquired Yallambee Stud in Victoria, Australia to be the home of its new Australian Thoroughbred operation. Named Spendthrift Australia, the venture will include breeding, racing, stallions, and buying & selling in the local sales market... Read More...

Firing Line overwhelming in $800,000 Sunland Derby (G3)

Firing Line lived up to his big reputation with a thoroughly dominating performance in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (G3) on Sunday... Read More...