The opportunity to buy a well-bred filly from the stock of Josephine Abercrombie proved irresistible to Mandy Pope, who bought a Medaglia d’Oro filly from the breeder for $1.45 million to top the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale Aug. 9.
Don't Leave Me will try to notch a second graded stakes win in Kentucky when she faces an expected six other 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 13 at Churchill Downs.
Pin Oak Stud's son of Nijinsky II had been pensioned in January. He had sired six champions out of 19 crops to race.
Pin Oak Stable rides a hot streak with two graded stakes winners this month, a $950,000 sale 2-year-old by sire Broken Vow, and general manager Clifford Barry-bred Florida Derby (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout.
Don't Leave Me rolled down the center of the track past front-running favorites Sweet Success and Sharla Rae and won the $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 21 at Turfway Park.
The 28-year-old son of Nijinsky II stood his entire stud career at Kentucky farm.
The first reported foal for the stallion Alternation was a colt foaled Jan. 20 at Jim and Pam Robinson's Brandywine Farm near Paris, Ky.
Examining the most successful descendants of Wedding Picture, by Blushing Groom out of Strike A Pose. view infographic
Where's the Ring will stand the 2015 breeding season at Peaceful Valley Farms in Alberta, Canada. The son of Seeking the Gold previously stood at Gardiner Farms in Ontario.
Pin Oak Stud's homebred Cloud Scapes carried on in the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 8 at Tampa Bay Downs, edging Waterway Run to earn her third straight victory at the Florida oval.
Pin Oak Stud's homebred Cloud Scapes edged ahead of pacesetter Wholelottashakin in the stretch and narrowly won the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her stakes debut Jan. 25 at Tampa Bay Downs.
Josephine Abercrombie's Versailles, Ky.-based Pin Oak Stud announced that the 2014 stud fee for the recently retired multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation will be $7,500 live foal, stands and nurses.
Ray Struder, in racing as owner since 2010, has his first Breeders' Cup starter in Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) hopeful Rosalind. The Broken Vow filly is trained by Ken McPeek.
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation has been retired and will stand at owner Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky., in 2014. A stud fee has yet to be announced.
Pin Oak Stables' multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation remains in light training at Churchill Downs with Donnie Von Hemel, according to a May 22 press release.
Bob and John, a grade I-winning son of Seeking the Gold and a leading second-crop sire, will stand the 2013 breeding season at Highcliff Stallions at Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.
Pin Oak Stable's Alternation grabbed the lead inside the eighth pole and held off the late charge of Nehro to win the May 18 Pimlico Special (gr. III) by a nose. The son of Distorted Humor covered 1 3/16 miles in 1:57.60.
Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud announced that Ron Winchell has purchased a significant interest in Cowboy Cal from Robert and Janice McNair's Magnolia Racing.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Cowboy Cal is a filly born Jan. 2.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has made two donations totaling $19,600 to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.
Sudden illness halted the career of the stallion, who has sired Run for the Roses winners Super Saver and Monarchos.
Clifford Barry of Pin Oak Stud has been named 2007 farm manager of the year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club.
Josephine Abercrombie, a prominent Thoroughbred owner and breeder, will be honored as this year's recipient of Arlington Park's 4th annual "Penny Chenery Distinguished Woman in Racing Award."
Changeintheweather, a grade I-winning son of Gone West, will relocate to Ron and Barbara Rickline's Xanthus Farm near Gettysburg, Pa. for the 2006 breeding season. The dual stakes winner, who entered stud in 2004, moves from Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky.
Peaks and Valleys, a Canadian Horse of the Year and sire of popular millionaire Dollar Bill among his 22 stakes winners, will stand in 2006 at Gardiner Farms near Caledon East, Ontario, Canada.
The first winners sired by graded stakes winners Broken Vow and El Corredor won maiden special weight races April 22 at 4 1/2 furlongs in their debuts.
The first foal by Canadian grade I winner Changeintheweather is a filly born Jan. 17 at Tahoma Farm near Lexington.
Graded stakes winner See How She Runs has been retired from racing with a record of eight wins from 19 starts and earnings of $586,990 for Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud and trainer Donnie Von Hemel.
Five-year-old Bedanken will make her seasonal debut in Saturday's Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds, where she will square off against 11 rivals in the 1 1/8-mile contest on the Stall-Wilson Turf Course.
Pin Oak Stud of Versailles, Ky., and Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas, have agreed terms on a three-year sponsorship deal to rename the USA Stakes to the Pin Oak Stud USA Stakes.
Multiple stakes winner Changeintheweather has arrived for stallion duty at Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky.
Multiple stakes winner Changeintheweather will enter stud at Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky
Pin Oak Stable's undefeated See How She Runs will return to action July 3 as the short-priced favorite for the $150,000 Iowa Oaks at Prairie Meadows.
Tampa Bay Derby winner adds Gleaming Stakes.
The race to determine the leading second-crop sire of 2001 came down to a photo finish between Maria's Mon and Unbridled's Song. At the wire, it was Maria's Mon edging Unbridled's Song by a mere $51,566 to take the title.
Millionaire Wekiva Springs will return to his birthplace, Donald Dizney's Double Diamond Farm near Ocala, Fla., to stand the 2002 breeding season.
Grade II winner Caller I. D. has been purchased by Schumer Bloodstock Agency for Michael Jester and will stand the 2002 season at Joe and Karen Jennings' Walnford Stud near Allentown, N.J.
Grade II winner Broken Vow has been retired from racing following his runner-up effort in the Oct. 27 Fayette Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland and will enter stud at Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky.
Broken Vow, who won the Aug. 26 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II) at Monmouth Park for his third consecutive stakes win and his fourth in his last five starts, will enter stud in 2002 at Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky.
The partnership that owns the stallion Maria's Mon has pledged contributions to equine research should Monarchos, who's by Maria's Mon, win Saturday's grade I Wood Memorial Stakes and/or the grade I Kentucky Derby May 5. The pledge was announced by Mrs. Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud, home of Maria's Mon, the champion 2-year-old of 1995.
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick -- In some ways, Maria's Mon was a forgotten champion when he arrived at Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky., for the 1997 breeding season.
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