Spendthrift Farm

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...

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...

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...

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...

G1 winner Shakin It Up’s first foal is a colt

Spendthrift Farm’s Shakin It Up, the first horse in 40 years to win Santa Anita’s Malibu (G1), Strub (G2), and San Vicente (G2) stakes, sired his first reported foal late Wednesday, January 6th when a colt was born at Brandywine Farm in Paris, KY... Read More...

G1-winning millionaire Itsmyluckyday sires first foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Itsmyluckyday, the record-breaking Grade 1-winning millionaire, sired his first reported foal Monday, January 4th when a chestnut filly was born at Lake Hamilton Equine in Royal, Arkansas... Read More...

Hampton Court, record-breaking G1 winner by Redoute’s Choice, shuttling to Spendthrift

Hampton Court, the track record-breaking Group 1 winner by legendary sire Redoute’s Choice, will shuttle to Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY to stand the 2016 breeding season as the newest participant in Spendthrift’s renowned “Share The Upside” and “Breed Secure” programs... Read More...

Archarcharch, Paddy O’Prado top 10 Freshman Sires of 2015

Spendthrift first-year sires Archarcharch and Paddy O’Prado both finished 2015 in the top 10 on the North American Freshman Sire List... Read More...

Tizway colt captures Turfway maiden

Tizon, making just his third lifetime start, broke his maiden Dec. 26 at Turfway, winning the 6 ½-furlong contest by a head with a stirring stretch run... Read More...

Best Behavior streaks to victory in Sugar Swirl S. (G3)

Into Mischief’s classy mare Best Behavior had the best showing of her career in Saturday’s $100,000 Sugar Swirl S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Archarcharch filly takes Fair Grounds maiden

Ever Arch became freshman sire Archarcharch’s 15th winner on Saturday when the 2-year-old filly prevailed by a neck in a six-furlong maiden contest... Read More...

Above Fashion first stakes winner for Paddy O’Prado

Top-10 Freshman Sire Paddy O’Prado got his first stakes winner Saturday at Fair Grounds when Above Fashion scored a handy 1 ¼-length win in the $50,000 Letellier Memorial... Read More...

First Grade 1 horse for Archarcharch

Toews On Ice, the leading runner for Top-5 First-Crop Sire Archarcharch, added to his resume on Saturday with a game second-place finish in the $350,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G1)... Read More...

Big score for Paddy O’Prado colt at Tampa

Bluegrass Tiger stormed home on the Tampa Bay Downs turf on Saturday to handle a field of... Read More...

Castor tops Spendthrift MdSpWt exacta

Castor and Conquest Dynasty finished on nearly even terms in a hotly-contested 2-year-old filly maiden special weight on the Gulfstream Park turf course on Sunday... Read More...

Paddy O’Prado filly places in Grade 1 Starlet

First-Crop sire Paddy O’Prado got his first Grade 1 horse on Dec. 12 when the 2-year-old filly Sutton’s Smile checked in a solid third in the $300,000 Starlet S. (G1)... Read More...

Arch or Nothing prevails in Aqueduct MdSpWt

With a furious finish, Arch or Nothing overcame a rough trip to score by a neck in an Aqueduct... Read More...

Tia Flor scores in Turfway allowance

Archaracharch’s Keeneland maiden special weight winner Tia Flor got her second lifetime victory Dec. 11 at Turfway Park with a 1 ¼-length allowance score... Read More...

Tizway colt wins debut at Fair Grounds

Revenueneutral won his career bow Sunday at Fair Grounds in a six furlong maiden race... Read More...

Wilburn firster triumphs at Tampa

Wilburn, a top-five freshman sire of winners, got number 15 on Saturday when first-time starter Thunder in the Sky earned a 1 ¼-length score at Tampa Bay Downs... Read More...

Woodbine maiden goes to Crumlin Spirit

Crumlin Spirit, a triple stakes-placed daughter of Court Vision, dropped back into maiden special weight company on Saturday and came away a three-quarter length winner... Read More...

Carina Mia delivers in Golden Rod S. (G2)

Malibu Moon’s Carina Mia turned back a stiff challenge from Stageplay in the stretch on her way to an overpowering 4 ¼-length victory in the $200,000 Golden Rod S. (G2)... Read More...

Cherry Wine tops Paddy O’Prado Churchill MdSpWt exacta

On a card full of 2-year-old races, the Paddy O’Prado maiden colt Cherry Wine turned in the most impressive race of the day at Churchill Downs with a romping 9 ¼ length maiden special weight score... Read More...

Wilburn filly rolls in Del Mar finale

Passionate Emotion powered away in the stretch to win break her maiden Saturday at Del Mar by a widening 4 ¾-lengths... Read More...

Archarcharch filly turns tables in $75,000 Slide Show S.

Go No Go avenged her only loss in four starts with a one-length victory in the Slide Show S. at Remington Park, the first stakes win for the daughter of Archarcharch... Read More...

Victor’s Cry filly takes Woodbine allowance

Keeplaffinleslie had her connections smiling on Friday with a nice-looking two-length allowance score at Woodbine, the second victory in her five starts... Read More...

Dirt Monster speeds to victory in $100,000 Zia Park Sprint

Line of David’s sharp 3-year-old colt Dirt Monster notched his second career stakes victory Nov. 25 with a three-length score in the $100,000 Zia Park Sprint... Read More...

Archarcharch colt breaks maiden in Japan

First-crop sire Archarcharch has gone “international” with a maiden special weight winner in Japan at Tokyo Racecourse... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward colt dominates Grade 1 Puerto Rico Futurity

Top-10 Second Crop sire Warrior’s Reward earned his first Grade 1 winner of the year when Exclusivo rolled to a five-length win in the Clasico Puerto Rico Futurity (G1)... Read More...

Dominating MdSpWt win for Paddy O’Prado 2yo

Let Me Go First lived up to his name Sunday in a maiden special weight contest at Parx, drawing off in the stretch to win by 3 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Wilburn filly splashes home in Gulfstream Park maiden

The winners continued to mount for Wilburn’s first crop on Saturday when Will Be Magical scampered to a 2 ¼-length victory in a six-furlong maiden 2-year-old filly contest... Read More...

Third new winner this week for Court Vision

Court Vision, one of North America’s leading first-crop sires, got his ninth winner of the year on Saturday when Ariel’s Vision took the opener at Woodbine by 2 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Wilburn filly coasts to maiden victory

Wilburn got his fourth winner in the past 10 days on Friday when the 2-year-old filly Girlslovechocolate cruised to a 4 ½ maiden win... Read More...

Court Vision chalks up another MdSpWt winner

Top-10 Freshman Sire Court Vision earned his eighth winner from his first crop on Thursday when Baby Girl Burt scampered to a 1 ¾-length maiden special weight score at Woodbine... Read More...

Wilburn’s first crop strong at the end of 2015

Freshman sire Wilburn’s first crop has shown tremendous promise as the year winds down, with seven of his 11 winners coming in the past six weeks, most recently Wednesday at Remington Park... Read More...

Milestone win for Miss Mischief in Bessarabian S. (G2)

Miss Mischief got the biggest win of her career in Sunday’s $200,000 Bessarabian S. (G2) at Woodbine... Read More...

Dublin colt battles to Aqueduct maiden win

Dublin, a top-five First Crop sire in New York, notched another winner on Nov. 15 when Taoiseach won a hard-fought nose decision in a 6 ½ furlong maiden contest... Read More...

First Graded stakes winner for Archarcharch

In an extremely gutty performance, Archarcharch’s Toews On Ice rallied to capture the $100 Bob Hope S. (G3) Saturday at Del Mar to become his sire’s first graded stakes winner... Read More...

Court Vision filly proves best in MdSpWt victory

B Three repelled a stiff challenge from Firestar in the Aqueduct stretch to score a 1 ¼-length maiden special weight victory Saturday... Read More...

Paddy O’Prado filly rolls by 5 in Aqueduct maiden

Top 10 Freshman Sire of 2015 Paddy O’Prado got his 10th winner from his first crop on Friday at Aqueduct when The Name’s Paddy strolled to a comfortable five-length win... Read More...

Wilburn filly won’t be denied in Gulfstream allowance

In an extremely game performance, She Takes Heart turned away all her challengers and battled to a nose victory in a Gulfstream Park turf allowance on Wednesday... Read More...

Liaison weanling is session co-topper at Keeneland

A weanling filly from the first crop of Spendthrift stallion Liaison brought a winning bid of $110,000 during Monday’s Keeneland November sale... Read More...

Jimmy Creed weanling tops Keeneland November session

A weanling from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Jimmy Creed sold for $110,000 during the second Monday session of the Keeneland November Sale... Read More...

Tizway colt romps in Woodbine allowance

Bear’sway streaked to his second straight win on Sunday at Woodbine as the 2-year-old son of Tizway scampered to a 4 ¼-length allowance win... Read More...

Warrior’s Reward filly ‘Strong’ in $150K Jammed Lovely S.

Strong Incentive, a 3-year-old Warrior’s Reward filly, made her added-money debut a winning one in Saturday's $150,000 Jammed Lovely S. at Woodbine... Read More...

Normandy Invasion purchased by Spendthrift, to stand in New York

B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm has acquired Tapit’s Grade 1-performing son Normandy Invasion, who will stand stud in 2016 at Keane Stud in Amenia, NY as a participant in Spendthrift’s renowned “Share The Upside” program... 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)

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...