Keyword: Darby Dan Farm

  • 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.

  • Matty G to Darby Dan

    First-crop stallion Matty G, who ranks seventh on the freshman sire list by progeny earnings, will be relocated to Darby Dan Farm (John Phillips, managing partner) near Lexington and will be re-syndicated.

  • John Bell III: "Never seen anything like it."

    Foal Losses 'Devastating' to Family-Run Jonabell Farm

    John A. Bell III reached into his pocket and pulled out two sheets of paper with the cold, hard facts. "Well, here's the bad news," he said. Bad news, indeed, for the family-owned and operated Jonabell Farm that Bell founded in 1956. Of 76 mares previously checked and believed to be in foal for next year, 33 of them, 44%, are no longer pregnant. "Never seen anything like it," Bell said. His wife, Jessica, shook her head, adding, "It's just devastating."

  • Behrens, who is going to stand at Darby Dan, winning the Gulfstream Park Handicap.

    Behrens to Darby Dan

    Behrens, a multiple grade I winner and graded winner in three of the four years he raced, has been retired and will take up stud duty for the 2001 season at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington. The 6-year-old's stud fee will be $20,000.

  • Repriced to Darby Dan

    Stakes winner Repriced, who has $1.6 million in 2000 progeny earnings, has been moved to John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, where he will stand for $7,500 live foal.

  • Coolmore stallion Grand Slam topped all North American sires by number of mares bred in 1999.

    Ashford Stallions Again Top Mares Bred List

    For the second straight year, Ashford Stud stands the top three stud horses among North American-based stallions bred to 100 or more mares in 1999. Ashford's Grand Slam was bred to 166 mares, Tale of the Cat followed by covering 147, and Southern Halo was mated to 141.

  • Vicar Arrives at Darby Dan

    Dual grade I winner Vicar has arrived at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, where he will enter stud for $10,000 live foal.