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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...

First 2YOs by American Lion – Hear Them Roar

The first auction two-year-olds by American Lion are making some noise, averaging 15 1/2 times the stud fee at the juvenile sales this year… Read More...

Tale of Ekati colt has fastest breeze at OBS under tack show

A colt by Tale of Ekati consigned by All Dreams Equine, agent, zipped through three furlongs in :33 2/5 at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale... Read More...

Tale of Ekati 2yo brings $350,000 at OBS

Tale of Ekati’s lone offering at the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, which was held March 17-18 in Ocala, brought a winning bid of $350,000... Read More...

Run Hide My Girl gets first stakes win

Run Hide My Girl battled through the length of the stretch on the way to a three-quarter length victory in the $75,000 Gold Coast S., the first black-type win for the 4-year-old daughter of Run Away and Hide... Read More...

Ekati’s Phaeton tenacious in Davona Dale (G2)

Showing her multi-faceted talent, Ekati's Phaeton grabbed the lead from the opening quarter, and never let another filly pass her, en route to a determined victory in the $200,000 Davona Dale S. (G2) today at Gulfstream... Read More...

Jersey Town has top colt at Fasig-Tipton

A yearling from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Jersey Town brought the highest priced paid for a colt during the first day of the Feb. 8-9 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed sale... Read More...

Darby Dan grad impresses on Triple Crown trail

Darby Dan sales graduate Far Right took the shortest path home in his 2015 debut, and stormed to victory in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park on January 19th… Read More...

Ekati’s Phaeton battles to Old Hat S. (G3) victory

Tale of Ekati got his first black-type winner on Saturday afternoon when Ekati’s Phaeton determined effort earned the 3-year-old filly a win in the $100,000 Old Hat S. (G3)... Read More...

Tale of Ekati finishing strong in 2014

Freshman sire Tale of Ekati’s first crop has performed exceptionally well as 2014 draws near its close, with the Darby Dan stallion logging several maiden special weight winners... Read More...

Senna scores in tight maiden contest

Tale of Ekati logged his 12th winner from his first crop on Sunday when the 2-year-old colt Senna scored a nose victory... Read More...

Darby Dan Farm’s November 2014 Newsletter

Pair of Darby Dan Distaffers Top $2 Million At Fasig-Tipton Read More...

Tale of Ekati racks up second MdSpWt winner in two days

Tale of Ekati’s hot November continued into the second weekend of the month as the freshman sire tallied a pair of maiden special weight winners... Read More...

Glittering debut for Tale of Ekati filly

Tale of Ekati sired his eighth two-year-old winner of the season on November 8th, when $400,000 yearling A Shin Carat glistened in her career debut at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan... Read More...

Tale of Ekati notches seventh winner

First-crop sire Tale of Ekati logged his seventh winner on Nov. 7 when A Little Unique scampered to a 2 ½ length maiden special weight victory... Read More...

Pair of Darby Dan distaffers top $2 million at Fasig-Tipton

Darby Dan’s consignment at the Fasig-Tipton November auction included two of the top eight highest priced sales figures paid at the one-day sale... Read More...

Darby Dan sets 2015 stud fees

Darby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions. The Lexington-based farm will again be offering various incentives programs in 2015 to provide value to breeders, including the Profit Protection Program, Goldmine 20/20 Match Program, ... Read More...

Darby Dan to offer Taris at F-T November

Taris, the fastest 3-year-old filly in North America and recent runaway winner of Keeneland’s Raven Run S. (G2), has been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November sale on Nov. 3 in Lexington, KY where she’ll be offered by Darby Dan Sales... Read More...

Tale of Ekati filly keeps record perfect with Alw win

Morning Tale ran her record to 2-for-2 with an electrifying head victory in a one-mile allowance contest for 2-year-old fillies... Read More...

Shackleford’s first weanling tops F-T Saratoga Fall sale

The first weanling offered at auction by Classic winner Shackleford topped the Oct. 6-7 Fasig-Tipton Fall sale with a winning bid of $150,000... Read More...

Mico Margarita annexes $150K Remington Sprint S.

Run Away and Hide’s multiple stakes winner Mico Margarita added to his impressive resume with a sharp score in the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup... Read More...

Ekati’s Phaeton crushes field in Gulfstream allowance

Ekati’s Phaeton overwhelmed a field of 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Gulfstream Park, winning by 10 ¼-lengths... Read More...

Tale of Ekati logs another MdSpWt winner

Freshman sire Tale of Ekati notched his sixth winner on Saturday when Charles Fipke’s homebred filly Morning Tale scored by 4 ½-lengths... Read More...

Legend in the making: Tale of Ekati

Freshman stallion Tale of Ekati sired his fifth two-year-old winner today, when Legend of Tutu led every step of the way in a maiden special weight at Finger Lakes… Read More...

Three 2YO stakes horses in 2 weeks

Magna Graduate sired his third juvenile stakes performer in 15 days, when Unbridled Graduate ran second in the Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes at Thistledown on August 9th... Read More...

Darby Dan grad springs to stakes victory at Saratoga

Darby Dan graduate Spring to the Sky rocketed to his third consecutive win in the $100,000 Troy Stakes over the main track at Saratoga on August 13th. Read More...

Tale of Ekati firster prevails in Gulfstream MSW

First-year sire Tale of Ekati got his fourth winner on Saturday with Ekati's Phaeton scoring by a nose in a six-furlong maiden special weight test for 2-year-old fillies... Read More...

Mico Margarita takes second stake of 2014

Run Away and Hide's Mico Margarita collared Star Harbor in the final furlong to go on to a length and a half victory in the $100,000 Robert Byrd Memorial... Read More...

Tale of Ekati first-time starter up to task

First-crop sire Tale of Ekati got his third winner from just five starters on Saturday when the 2-year-old filly Saffron broke her maiden... Read More...

Magna Graduate sophomore captures G3 Iowa Derby

Jessica's Star rallied from off the pace with a sweeping four-wide move to score his first graded stakes win in the $250,000 Iowa Derby (G3) at Prairie Meadows racetrack on Saturday night... Read More...

Darby Dan launches online store

Darby Dan Farm has launched an online store that offers fans a variety of apparel and accessories for purchase, as well as limited edition art and collectibles of many of the most notable Thoroughbreds in the farm’s long history... Read More...

Jessica’s Star shines in first career stakes start

Magna Graduate got his latest stakes winner on Saturday evening when Jessica's Star, making his first lifetime start in a stakes, battled to a well-earned neck victory in the $75,000 Prairie Mile S... Read More...

Darby Dan names Hamilton as Director of Client Development

Darby Dan Farm has named John Hamilton as the new Director of Client Development at the Lexington-based farm... Read More...

Record-setting stakes win for Run Away and Hide colt

Mico Margarita rolled to an 8 3/4-length victory in Saturday evening's $60,000 Oak Hall S. at Evangeline Downs, with the 4-year-old son of Run Away and Hide setting a track record... Read More...

$440K Tale of Ekati colt tops for frosh sires at KEE April sale

Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati had the top-priced juvenile for a freshman sire at the April 7 Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training sale... Read More...

$440K Tale of Ekati colt tops for freshman sires at KEE April sale

Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati had the top-priced juvenile for a freshman sire at the April 7 Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training sale... Read More...

First winner for Tale of Ekati

Darby Dan Farm freshman sire Tale of Ekati got off to a fast start when his initial runner Princesa Gold broke her maiden... Read More...

Broodmare of the Year Oatsee has Frankel filly

Oatsee, a two-time Grade 1 producer and the 2011 Broodmare of the Year, gave birth to a filly from the first crop of champion Frankel early Thursday, March 27th at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY... Read More...

Tale of Ekati’s first 2yo brings $115K at OBS March sale

The first-ever 2-year-old offered at auction by multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati brought $115,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. selected sale of 2-year-olds in training... Read More...

G1 winner Winter Memories has Street Cry colt as first foal

Multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories delivered her first foal on March 1st, a colt by Street Cry (Ire) born at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington... Read More...

New stakes winner for Magna Graduate

Little Face brought smiles to her connections with a front-running score in the $65,000 Louisiana Premier Night Ladies S. Saturday evening at Delta Downs... Read More...

Experimental Free ‘Cap: Alberts Hope at 118

Run Away and Hide's Grade 2 winner Alberts Hope was weighted at 118 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap... Read More...