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‘Holy Cow:’ The Improbable Tale of 1994 Travers Winner Holy Bull

  It was Aug. 20, 1994, a Saratoga day to remember. There was a small field for the 125th running of the Travers Stakes that included Holy Bull, the fan favorite and eventual Horse of the Year,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Holy Bull’s sons and daughters will ensure his legacy

DRF | 4 months ago
Hall of Famer and Horse of the Year Holy Bull died last week at age 26 at Sheikh Mohammed Al-Maktoum's Darley America base at Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky. The son of Great Above won 13 of his 16 career starts, including, in his 1994 championship season, Grade 1 scores in the Florida Derby, Metropolitan, Haskell Invitational, Travers, and Woodward Stakes. Read More...

Holy Bull’s sons and daughters will ensure his legacy

DRF | 4 months ago
Hall of Famer and Horse of the Year Holy Bull died last week at age 26 at Sheikh Mohammed Al-Maktoum's Darley America base at Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Ky. The son of Great Above won 13 of his 16 career starts, including, in his 1994 championship season, Grade 1 scores in the Florida Derby, Metropolitan, Haskell Invitational, Travers, and Woodward Stakes. Read More...

Holy Bull continues to make mark as broodmare sire

DRF | 1 year ago
Holy Bull, the 1994 Horse of the Year who is now a pensioner at Darley, never sired a runner who came close to his own brilliance, although he was represented by 2005 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo. His true mark has been as a broodmare sire, with 722 winners, including 53 stakes winners and 61 more stakes-placed runners, produced by his daughters. Read More...

Holy Bull pensioned from stud duty

DRF | 5 years ago
Glenye Cain Oakford EQUI-PHOTOHoly Bull wins the 1994 Haskell on his way to Horse of the Year honors. LEXINGTON, Ky. – Darley has pensioned 1994 Horse of the Year and Hall of Famer Holy Bu... Read More...

Season Premiere

2012 Triple Crown | 6 years ago
Jon & Joel kick off the third year of TCI – aka Triple Crown Insider – and catch up on the three-year-old picture through the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream. Read More...