Keyword: Darby Dan

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    Run Away and Hide to Darby Dan

    Unbeaten 2-year-old Run Away and Hide has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2009 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Aldebaran

    Aldebaran Headed to Japan

    Darby Dan Farm has announced that a purchase agreement has been reached between the Aldebaran Syndicate and the Japan Racing Association.

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    Belmont Profile: Tale of Ekati

    It's difficult to characterize the rise to greatness for a horse like Tale of Ekati, who was born already virtually flawless, according to John Phillips, managing partner of Darby Dan near Lexington, where the colt was foaled.

  • 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.

  • Sun King has two scheduled starts in November before joining the stallion roster at Darby Dan Farm.

    Sun King Retired to Darby Dan

    Sun King, a millionaire and multiple grade II winner, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Behrens to Victory Rose in California

    Behrens, a multiple grade I winner who earned $4.5 million, will stand at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Farm near Vacaville, Calif.

  • Aldebaran (shown) now has a winning son, Ascot Hall, on his pedigree.

    Champion Aldebaran's First Winner

    Aldebaran, champion sprinter of 2003, was represented by his first winner May 17 when his son Ascot Hall won at Belmont Park in his initial start.

  • Regal Band, Monarchos' Dam, Dead

    Regal Band, dam of 2001 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Monarchos, died April 9 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.

  • Suave to Stand for $17,500

    Track-record setter and millionaire Suave, who will stand his first season at stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, will begin his new career for $17,500 live foal.

  • Vicar Sold to Korea Association

    Grade I winner Vicar, who stood all six seasons at stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington, has been purchased by the Korean Racing Association for stallion duty.

  • Davant Latham Opens Bloodstock and Insurance Firm

    Davant Latham, the director of bloodstock for Darby Dan Farm, has left to open Davant Latham Bloodstock and Insurance. Latham had been at Darby Dan near Lexington for three years.

  • Meadowlake Dies at Age 22

    Meadowlake, the sire of 54 stakes winners including champion Meadow Star, died Nov. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Santa Anita Derby winner Buzzards Bay will be sold at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky in July.

    Fog City Dissolving Partnership; Buzzards Bay to Sell in July

    Fog City Stable partners Bill Bianco and David Shimmon are in the process of dissolving their partnership. The horses have been divided between the two partners with the exception of two -- Roman Ruler and Buzzards Bay. Roman Ruler is scheduled to start Monday in the Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park while Buzzard's Bay will be sold at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky in July.

  • Storms Rattle Central Kentucky Horse Farms

    Darby Dan Farm was left without power or telephone service Friday morning because of an overnight storm that ripped roofs off houses and damaged homes in Central Kentucky, but most Bluegrass horse farms appear to have emerged relatively unscathed.

  • 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.

  • Here and There

    Miscellaneous news from around the Thoroughbred industry

  • Veitch and Calumet Split Again

    John Veitch and Calumet Farm have once again parted company. The trainer confirmed Feb. 7 that he has sent 14 newly-turned three-year-olds back to the farm from his New York base.

  • Star de Naskra, shown here winning the Bold Ruler at Aqueduct in 1979 under jockey Jeffrey Fell.

    Champion Star de Naskra Euthanized

    Star de Naskra, champion sprinter in 1979 and the sire of 43 stakes winners, was euthanized Sunday at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington due to the infirmities of old age. The 25-year-old was pensioned in March of this year.