Tags ‘Darby Dan’

Sales-high for Shackleford during Day 3 of OBS April sale

First-crop sire Shackleford had a sales-best $340,000 colt during Day 3 of the OBS April 19-22 Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training... Read More...

Jersey Town filly brings $250K at OBS April sale

The third day of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a sale-best for First-Crop sire Jersey Town, with a $250,000 filly... Read More...

Dialed In filly nets $200,000 at OBS 2YO sale

A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Dialed In sold for $200,000 during Day 2 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training... Read More...

Shackleford 2yos highlight Day 1 of OBS April sale

First-crop sire Shackleford had a sales average of $226,667 during Day 1 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training, the highest figure for any sire... Read More...

Run Away and Hide mare strikes gold in Dahlia S.

With a furlong to run in Saturday's $75,000 Dahlia S., it appeared that Seeking Treasure was hopelessly bottled up in traffic... Read More...

Dialed In filly zips through quarter-mile work at OBS

A filly from the first crop of Dialed In sped through her 1/4-mile breeze in :20 4/5 seconds on Wednesday at the Under Tack Show for the upcoming OBS April Spring Sale... Read More...

Shackleford colt fastest at OBS’s second session

A colt from the first crop of Shackleford registered the 1/4-mile breeze ,in :20 3/5 seconds, during Tuesday's session of the Under Tack Show... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me named Canada’s champion older male

Run Away and Hide's multiple graded stakes winner Are You Kidding Me was named Canada's 2015 Champion Older Male during the Sovereign Awards... Read More...

Tale of Ekati filly dominates in stakes debut

Blip n' Th Bye made a stylish stakes debut on Friday evening, rolling to a 5 1/4-length score in the $50,000 Cajun Miss S. .. Read More...

Six-figure 2yos for Dialed In at Barretts Select

A pair of 2-year-olds from the first crop of Dialed In topped the six-figure mark at the recently concluded Barretts Select 2-year-olds in Training sale... Read More...

Shackleford continues strong run at OBS 2yo sale

The returns for first-crop sire Shackleford ended on a high note during day 2 of the OBS March Sale of Selected 2-year-olds in Training... Read More...

$185,000 Jersey Town colt highlights OBS 2yo sale

A colt from the first crop of Darby Dan stallion Jersey Town sold for $185,000 during the first day of the March 15-16 OBS March Sale of Selected Sale of 2-year-olds... Read More...

Shackleford filly goes for $160K at OBS Day 1

First-crop sire Shackleford’s highwater mark during the first day of the March 15-16 OBS March... Read More...

Shackleford filly fastest at OBS Monday Under Tack show

A filly from the first crop of Shackleford turned in the co-fastest 1/8-mile breeze during the Monday Under Tack session of the OBS 2016 March Sale... Read More...

American Lion colt wins $100K Damon Runyon S.

Freshman sire American Lion got his first stakes winner on Saturday in the $100,000 Damon Runyon S. at Aqueduct when Extinct Charm battled to a neck victory... Read More...

American Lion 2yo goes all the way at Gulfstream Park

Golden Ray controlled the pace en route to a 1 ¼-length allowance victory on Friday, his second win in a row going a mile at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

American Lion colt runs to the money at Parx

Sackett, a 2-year-old American Lion colt, broke his maiden Sunday at Parx with a commanding middle move, drawing off late to win by two lengths... Read More...

Darby Dan sets 2016 stud fees

Darby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2016 roster of stallions... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me stages rally to take Autumn S. (G2)

Are You Kidding Me, Run Away and Hide’s all-time leading runner, added to his riches on Sunday afternoon with thrilling score in the $200,000 Autumn S. (G2)... 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...

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...

American Lion filly scores on turf in debut

Atenas rallied from a half-dozen lengths back with a quarter mile to run to score by a length on Friday at Retama Park in the racing debut of the 2-year-old daughter of American Lion... Read More...

Jersey Town filly brings $270K at Keeneland sale

Jersey Town’s first crop continued to impress on Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale, with a filly going for $270,000... Read More...

Sky Kingdom, multiple GSW by Empire Maker, retires to Darby Dan

Sky Kingdom, the multiple graded stakes-winning son of leading sire Empire Maker, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2016 breeding season at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY for a fee of $5,000 S&N. Sky Kingdom will participate in Darby Dan’s Share The Upside program, and is now available for inspection... Read More...

$250K filly tops Shackleford’s day 1 KeeSept results

Shackleford, whose first crop are yearlings of 2015, had two of his offspring sell for six figures in the first session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale.. Read More...

First KeeSept Jersey Town colt brings $250,000

Jersey Town’s first offering at the Sept. 14-26 Keeneland September Yearling sale brought a winning bid of $250,000... Read More...

Darby Dan acquires breeding rights to millionaire Tapiture

Darby Dan Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Tapit’s millionaire son Tapiture, who will continue racing throughout the remainder of his 4-year-old campaign before retiring to stand stud at the Lexington-based farm in 2016... Read More...

Shackleford: Keeneland September Yearling sale preview

Classic winner and triple-millionaire Shackleford has a total of 53 juveniles cataloged for the Sept. 14-26 Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

Jersey Town: Keeneland September Yearling sale preview

Jersey Town, a top-five yearling sire by average sale price, has 11 juveniles cataloged for the Sept. 14-26 Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

Dialed In: Keeneland September Yearling sale preview

Dialed In, whose first foals are yearlings of 2015, has a total of 38 juveniles cataloged for the Sept. 14-26 Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

Who’s Out gives Tale of Ekati MdSpWt double

Who’s Out rolled to a dominating 7 ½-length maiden special weight victory Saturday just hours after another Tale of Ekati juvenile, Tale of S’Avall... Read More...

Tale of Ekati colt a Rising Star at Saratoga

Tale of Ekati got his first TDN Rising Star on Saturday when first-time starter Tale of S’Avall powered to a two-length score in a $93,000 maiden special weight affair for 2-year-olds... Read More...

Perfect Soul colt captures $140,250 Victoria Park S.

Billy’s Star closed late to win Sunday’s $140,250 Victoria Park S. at Woodbine to secure the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Perfect Soul colt... Read More...

Aztec Lion conquers MdSpWt contest

American Lion tallied the third winner from his first crop when Aztec Lion scored a hard-fought maiden special weight victory Saturday... Read More...

First multiple winner for American Lion

American Holiday, a thrilling maiden special weight winner on July 24, won her second consecutive race on Aug. 14 with a sharp 3 ¾-length score... Read More...

Strong F-T Saratoga results for Shackleford

Classic winner Shackleford, whose first crop are yearlings of 2015, sold a total of three juveniles at the Aug. 10-11 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale for an average price of $216,667... Read More...

New high for Jersey Town at F-T Saratoga

Jersey Town, whose first crop are yearlings of 2015, set a new mark at the Aug. 10-11 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Tuesday evening with a $500,000 filly... Read More...

$500K Tale of Ekati colt at F-T Saratoga

Tale of Ekati had one of the top colts during the second session of the Aug. 10-11 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Tuesday evening... Read More...

Jersey Town colt hammers for $185K at F-T Saratoga

A colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Jersey Town brought $185,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale... Read More...

Hammond promoted as Vice Chairman of Darby Dan Farm

John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm has promoted Robert Hammond to Vice Chairman of the historic Lexington-based Thoroughbred operation. Hammond had been serving as Darby Dan’s Farm Manager for the last five years... Read More...

American Holiday gives American Lion second winner

American Holiday maiden special weight victory July 24 at Ellis Park gave American Lion his second winner from his first crop... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me scores second straight G2 win

Are You Kidding Me won his second graded stakes in the $209,600 Nijinsky S. (G2) Sunday at Woodbine... Read More...

Heaven’s Runway battles to victory in Hockessin S.

Heaven’s Runway dueled his way to a thrilling three-quarter length victory in Saturday’s $50,000 Hockessin S. at Delaware Park... Read More...

$270K colt tops strong F-T July sale for Dialed In

Dialed In, whose first crop are yearlings of 2015, had five lots go through the ring at the July Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale, with all five selling, led by a $270,000 colt... Read More...

Are You Kidding Me annexes Grade 2 Eclipse S.

With a powerful stretch run, Are You Kidding Me rolled to a 1 ½-length victory in the $201,200 Grade 2 Eclipse S. Sunday at Woodbine... Read More...

First winner for American Lion

American Lion’s first-time starter Golden Ray became the first winner for the Darby Dan stallion April 22 at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Tale of Ekati Sires Preakness (G1) Runner-Up

Tale of Verve wrote his own Classic fairy tale on May 16th, running a solid second in the $1,500,000 Preakness S. (G1) in his inaugural stakes appearance... Read More...

Juvenile ‘Runs Away’ from MdSpWt field at Churchill

Aptly named One Minute, the first two-year-old starter of the year by Run Away and Hide, ran away and hid from a maiden special weight field in fast time at Churchill Downs on May 14th. The bay filly hit the wire 7 1/4-lengths clear in the five-furlong... Read More...

Four stakes horses over the weekend for Darby Dan Sales

Darby Dan yearling consignments produced the 1-2 finish in a major stakes and Graded stakes horses at both Belmont and Santa Anita over the May 9-10 weekend… Read More...

American Lion filly lights board at OBS

A filly from the first crop of American Lion hammered for $235,000 Thursday at the OBS April sale of 2-year-olds in training... Read More...