Keyword: Darby Dan Farm

  • First Mare in Foal to Tale of Ekati

    First-year stallion Tail of Ekati has his first mare pronounced in foal. The stakes-winning Sea Breezer is out of 2-year-old filly champ Lakeville Miss. Tale of Ekati stands at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Suave Heads to Vinery Florida

    Suave will replace Congrats, another A.P. Indy son, who achieved great success in Florida and will stand 2011 season at Vinery Kentucky

  • And They're Off: Dec. 1, 2010

    Lenny and Steve present And They're Off featuring Horse of the Year positions, 2-Year-Old Ky Derby Talent, Trainers and the Zenyatta Send Off. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • And They're Off: Sept 22, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Breeders' Cup turf races, the Keeneland September Sale, and more. Plus, the Top 10 Predictions for the remainder of 2010.

  • Magna Graduate

    First Foals for Magna Graduate

    Grade II winner Magna Graduate was represented by his first foal when the Distorted Humor mare Distorted Smiles produced a filly Feb. 5 at Rockwell Farm in Lexington.

  • And They're Off: Guest Bill Farish (Video)

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries, and the Top 10 reasons that Sea the Stars is staying away from California. Plus, Special Guest Bill Farish of Lane's End Farm.

  • Wayne Sweezey

    Sweezey Glad to Be Back at September Sale

    As a partner in historic Darby Dan Farm, Wayne Sweezey was a familiar face at the Keeneland September yearling sale. But a non-compete agreement kept him from being an active participant in last year's auction after he left Darby Dan. Now Sweezey is back with his own consignment, T. Wayne Sweezey and partners, which has 22 horses in the September catalog.

  • Exotic 'Encosta' Colt in Saratoga Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale will have a touch of the exotic this year with a colt by Encosta de Lago among its offerings. Encosta de Lago was the leading sire in Australia for 2008/2009, and his offspring generate bidding frenzies when they're sold Down Under. But will buyers at Saratoga be interested when they have a chance to buy one of the stallion's sons Aug. 11, during the second session of the New York auction?

  • Tale of Ekati won the 2008 Wood Memorial over 2-year old champion War Pass.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4084409%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tale of Ekati Sent to Darby Dan

    Tale of Ekati, winner last year of the Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I), has been sent to John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • And They're Off: Derby Contest (Video)

    In this episode, Lenny and Steve discuss the upcoming Derby preps, including the Louisiana Derby, the San Felipe, and the Rebel, Bob Baffert's Hall of Fame quest, and Helen Pitts and Einstein. Plus, win a Backside Tour Derby Week, with the Derby Contest!

  • And They're Off: Dec 3 (Video)

    Hosted by Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin, "And They're Off" is a bi-monthly online video series sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. This week, Shulman and Haskin review Thanksgiving week racing (who was the most impressive), continue the Eclipse Awards discussions, evaluate the grading of stakes races and more! Plus, Stable Boy is back from vacation.

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    Magna Graduate to Stand At Darby Dan

    Magna Graduate, Elisabeth Alexander's multiple graded stakes-winning son of Honor Grades, will stand at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington upon the completion of his racing career, it was announced Oct. 10.

  • And They're Off: Oct 8 (Video)

    Hosted by Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin, "And They're Off" is a bi-monthly online video series sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. This week's topics include the Win & You're In system, suitors for the Magna tracks, and a tie story from Lenny.

  • Elser Joins Darby Dan, Heiple Promoted

    John Phillips, owner of Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, announced that industry veteran Kip Elser of Kirkwood Stables would be joining the team as interim sales director.

  • Jody Phillips of Darby Dan Farm Dead

    Joan "Jody" Phillips, whose father started prominent Darby Dan Farm, died April 21 at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Latham Opens Own Bloodstock Agency

    Davant Latham is leaving Darby Dan Farm near Lexington and is opening his own bloodstock and insurance agency, Davant Latham Bloodstock and Insurance or DLBI.

  • Champion Aldebaran to Remain at $40,000 Fee

    Darby Dan Farm plans to keep the fee for Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Aldebaran at $40,000. The 2006 season will be the third season for Aldebaran (Mr. Prospector--Chimes of Freedom, by Private Account) at the Lexington farm.

  • Saarland Moving to Darby Dan Farm

    A part interest in grade II winner Saarland, a son of Unbridled out of multiple grade I millionaire Versailles Treaty, has been sold to a syndicate and the sophomore sire will relocate to Darby Dan Farm to stand beginning with the 2006 breeding season.

  • Prominent Broodmare Turk O Witz Dead

    Prominent broodmare Turk O Witz, whose four stakes winners included grade I winners Queens Court Queen and Mr Purple, was euthanized June 14.

  • Grade I Winner Sky Mesa's First Foal

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced the arrival of Sky Mesa's first foal, a bay colt out of Star of Africa, by Polish Precedent, born Jan. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Roy Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Roy, a Florida-bred who reached leading sire status in Argentina and Chile, became the latest to sire 100 stakes winners.

  • Aldebaran Arrives at Darby Dan

    Aldebaran, the leading contender for a sprint championship whose 122 Beyer Speed Figure is the second-highest of any runner this year, arrived for stallion duty the afternoon of Oct. 28 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington and will be housed in the same stall that once was home to Honor Grades, Sailor, Sword Dancer, and the great farm homebred Roberto.

  • Aldebaran to stand at Darby Dan.

    Millionaire Aldebaran Starting at $50,000 at Darby Dan

    Aldebaran, who figures to be the favorite for the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) in what will be his final start, will begin his stallion career for $50,000 live foal at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Belmont Winner's Pedigree: Breeding Empire

    Empire Maker, the colt that was supposed to win the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby (gr. I) because of his pedigree, instead won the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes (gr. I) because of his pedigree. That's a lot of pedigree for one horse, even for one from the vast international breeding empire of Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms.

  • Little Current, has died at age 32.

    Champion Little Current Dead at Age 32

    Little Current, who won the 1974 Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont (gr. I) Stakes the year he was champion 3-year-old male, was euthanized Jan. 16

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Creative Marketing

    <i> By Ray Paulick</i> -- Creative breeders are continuing to explore new ways to promote their stallions.

  • Hap will stand at Darby Dan.&lt;p&gt;

    Millionaire Hap to Darby Dan

    Millionaire Hap, a six-time graded stakes winner, has arrived at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington

  • Stakes Winner Aldebaran to Stand at Darby Dan

    Aldebaran, who has won or placed in all 15 starts and is being pointed for the Oct. 26 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will stand at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington upon his retirement from racing.

  • Records Set At Doncaster Breeze-Up Sale

    Sale records were established for gross revenue and average price during the Doncaster breeze-up auction, which ended its two-day run on Friday in England.

  • Honor Grades, deceased sire of 18 stakes winners.

    Central Kentucky Stallion Honor Grades Dead

    Honor Grades, who might not have been as well known as his half-brothers A.P. Indy and Summer Squall, but who nonetheless achieved plenty of success as a stallion, died unexpectedly March 31 at Darby Dan Farm.