Keyword: Claiborne Farm

  • Recruiting Ready is an easy winner at Pimlico Race Course

    First U.S. Winner for Algorithms

    Impressive Pimlico Race Course maiden special weight race winner Recruiting Ready has become the first North American winner for Claiborne Farm’s first-season stallion Algorithms.

  • The 1987 Breeders' Cup was a battle of Kentucky Derby winners, with 1986 Derby winner Ferdinand prevailing by a nose over 1987 winner Alysheba.

    Legends: Whittingham's Derby Winner Ferdinand

    The 1986 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) win was the first for legendary trainer Charlie Whittingham, who believed in only bringing a horse to the race if he believed it was completely justified. Ferdinand rewarded that belief with a 2 1/4 length victory.

  • Storm Flag Flying

    Champion Storm Flag Flying Dies at 16

    Storm Flag Flying, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2002, died Jan. 22 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital from complications during foaling, according to Claiborne Farm bloodstock manager Bernie Sams.

  • Arch

    Claiborne Stallion Arch Dies at Age 21

    Arch, the sire of 11 grade I winners, died Jan. 20 of an apparent heart attack, according to Bernie Sams, representative of Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., where the 21-year-old son of Kris S. stood at stud.

  • KTHA Bulletin from August 1, 1916

    BH 100: In The Beginning

    The year 2016 marks the centennial of the publication that proved to be the predecessor of Blood-Horse. Through the year we will publish frequent articles reflecting upon our history and progress.

  • Keeneland November Sale Session 4 Wrap

    Ian Tapp provides results from session 4 of the Keeneland November Sale. Hear thoughts from Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, and Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell.

  • Keeneland November Sale Session 4 Wrap

    Ian Tapp provides results from session 4 of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. Hear reflections from Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, and Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency

  • Lea winning the 2014 Donn Handicap.

    Claiborne Adds Lea, Announces 2016 Fees

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Lea, a grade I winner and earner of $2,182,398, will be retired following the upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships and be retired to Claiborne Farm for the 2016 breeding season.

  • Hip 1206, a bay colt by Flatter out of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Caressing, was purchased for $425,000.

    Flatter Colt Brings $425,000 at Fifth Session

    A bay colt by Flatter out of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Caressing was purchased by agent Ben Glass for $425,000 Sept. 19 during the fifth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Hip 495, a colt by War Front, brought $1,150,000.

    War Front Colt Gets Keeneland Session Rolling

    A War Front colt helped get things going at the third day of the Keeneland September yearling sale Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Lexington, when M.V. Magnier went to $1,150,000 to land the dark bay or brown colt.

  • Seth Hancock

    Seth Hancock Named Keeneland Trustee

    Seth W. Hancock, longtime member of the Keeneland board of directors, was appointed a Keeneland trustee, effective Aug. 25 upon the retirement of current Keeneland trustee Louis Lee Haggin III.

  • Lot 284, an Exchange Rate colt, sold for the overall top price of 230,000 guineas at the Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale May 1 in Newmarket.

    KY-Sired Colts in Demand at Tattersalls Sale

    Colts by Central Kentucky sires Exchange Rate, Quality Road, and Blame brought the top three highest prices at the Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale May 1 in Newmarket.

  • Horse Chestnut

    South African HOY Horse Chestnut Dies

    South African Horse of the Year Horse Chestnut, who began his stud career at Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., died Feb. 19 of heart failure in his stall at the Rupert family's Drakenstein Stud Farm in South Africa.

  • Upstart
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    Upstart is Uplifting for Joanne Nielsen

    Despite the fact she has seven empty mares and has yet to decide which stallions to breed to this year, Joanne Nielsen has had an uplifting start to 2015. She is the breeder of Upstart, who won the Holy Bull (gr. II) Jan. 24.

  • Keeneland January Sale Wrap: Day 3

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 3 of the Keeneland January sale, including comments from Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, who consigned the top broodmare prospect of the session. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Lea gets up late to win the Hal's Hope.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-JZDK7kB">Order This Photo</a>

    Lea Makes Impressive Hal's Hope Comeback

    Lea left no doubts he's back, posting an impressive 1/2-length victory over Confrontation to take the $150,000 Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 10. It was his second Hal's Hope score.

  • Naples Bay brought $3.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Naples Bay New Sale-Topper at $3.6 Million

    Naples Bay, one of the most highly touted offerings at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, lived up to expectations when she became the new sale-topper Nov. 4 when bought by Coolmore Stud interests for $3.6 million.

  • Departing won the 2013 Illinois Derby.

    Departing Heads Hagyard Fayette Field

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing headlines a field of eight horses entered for the $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (gr. II) to be run Oct. 25, closing day of the fall meet at Keeneland.

  • Taris rolls to victory in the Lexus Raven Run Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-S4JtGJL">Order This Photo</a>

    Taris Flies Clear in Lexus Raven Run

    Taris blazed to the lead and kept on going in the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes Oct. 18, drawing off to an authoritative nine-length score in the seven-furlong sprint at Keeneland.

  • Anna Seitz, managing partner of Hit the Board Stables

    Young Owners Tout Race-Day Experience

    A Youtube video showing Anna Seitz, managing partner of Hit the Board Stables, cheering home the outfit's Thoroughbred I'm Already Sexy to a victory in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT) sums up the joys of racehorse ownership.

  • Miss Behaviour won the 2014 Miss Preakness Stakes.

    Miss Behaviour Targets Charles Town Oaks

    After three straight runner-up finishes in graded stakes races, grade II winner Miss Behaviour will try to get untracked Saturday, Sept. 20, when she's expected to face nine other 3-year-old fillies in Charles Town Oaks.

  • Hip 749, a half brother to 2013 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner New Year's Day, was purchased for $2.2 million on Sept. 11.

    $2.2 Million Colts Lift Keeneland Book 1

    Colts by Claiborne's War Front and Gainesway's leading sire Tapit led the way as Keeneland September's Book 1 posted significant increases in average and median prices. Sellers are hopeful gains carry into week two.

  • Carve won the 2014 West Virginia Governor's Stakes.

    Carve Faces Only Four in Ack Ack

    Carve, riding a three-race winning streak, is the main danger in the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap Sept. 6 at Churchill Downs. The one-turn mile race for older horses drew only five runners.