B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee jumped from $70,000 to $95,000 stands and nurses.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2008
|Trainer||William H. Fires|
|Jockey||Jon Kenton Court|
|Owner||Yagos, Robert and Loval|
|Archarcharch View Five-Cross Pedigree||Arch||Kris S.|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Robert Yagos||Paramount Sales, agent||$60,000|
Archarcharch, a grade I winner and Spendthrift Farm stallion, was represented by his first foal, a filly out of the Kingmambo mare Enfiraaj Jan. 12 in Kentucky.
Images from some of the Kentucky Farm Open Houses in January 2012. View Slideshow
Archarcharch, who won this year's Arkansas Derby (gr. I) before being injured at the start of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), will stand the 2012 breeding season at Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Owner Bob Yagos said Archarcharch has been retired from racing after fracturing his left front leg during the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
The morning after saddling Animal Kingdom to win the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Graham Motion was still trying to absorb the overwhelming feelings associated with winning America's biggest race.
Join Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra for a live, one hour chat Saturday at Noon EDT. Be ready to talk Derby and anything else that's on your mind. Read Transcript!
When logic and analysis gets you nowhere, be a contrarian. Read Blog
I do not like Archarcharch's Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) post down on the rail, but I'm still going to pick him as the Run for the Roses winner. Read Blog
A visual look at the field for the 2011 Kentucky Derby. View Slideshow
Robert Yagos, owner of Archarcharch, stayed positive about the Derby experience even after drawing the short straw in the post positions for the Run for the Roses.
Master of Hounds is big mystery horse of the Derby. Read Blog
Lenny Shulman interviews Jon Court, jockey for Archarcharch. Watch Video
Who will win this year's Kentucky Derby? Will there be a Decisive Moment to have Twice the Appeal? Will the winner be Dialed In, as you Watch Me Go? Or will you Stay Thirsty, watching Pants On Fire? Predict the Order
With a 30 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms Friday and Saturday, it may be time to start thinking about handicapping the race for an off track. Read Blog
This will be an abbreviated report, as there wasn't much activity Tuesday morning. Read Blog
Lenny Shulman reports on the news of the day, including the defection of Toby's Corner, which allows Derby Kitten to run. Plus, the arrival of Master of Hounds, and gallops by Soldat, Archarcharch, and Mucho Macho Man. Watch Video
There are several longshots worthy of a second look in this wide-open Derby. Read Blog
Trainer Jinks Fires sent the Arkansas Derby winner to the track at Churchill Downs on the morning of May 3 for what he described as a strong gallop.
Arkansas Derby (gr. I) winner Archarcharch blitzed through his final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) work on Friday, April 29 at Churchill Downs.
Jason, Evan, and Tim give an overview of Derby 137. Watch Video
Jinks Fires answers questions about Archarcharch, Jon Court, the Derby, and more. Listen to Podcast!
The first revealing of my Kentucky Derby 2011 Top 5 picks. Stay Thirsty is on top, and you should already know why. The rest of the picks are easy to see, if you don't over think the Kentucky Derby this year. Read Blog
- By Steve Haskin
Before we get really perplexed and befuddled by the morass of statistics, opinions, and rumors, here is one person's opinion of the best of what we have and what we've seen, broke down by categories. Read Blog
A look back at the Arkansas Derby, and a look forward to the probables and possibles in the Kentucky Derby. Watch Video
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