Keyword: Darley

  • Elusive Quality

    Elusive Quality Euthanized at Age 25

    Darley stallion Elusive Quality, sire of such grade 1 winners as Smarty Jones, Raven's Pass, and Quality Road, succumbed to the infirmities of old age and has been euthanized at age 25, the farm announced March 14.

  • Frosted wins the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap with a 14 1/4-length romp in stakes-record time

    Frosted's First Foal is a Filly

    Multiple grade 1 winner Frosted had his first foal after grade 3 winner Snow Top Mountain produced a filly by the former rival of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, at Audley Farm in Virginia.

  • ABR: Experience Horse Country

    ABR: Experience Horse Country

    Experience Kentucky's Horse Country through Horse Country Inc., a not-for-profit organization comprised of 36 central Kentucky Thoroughbred-related operations, from stud farms to nurseries to veterinary clinics.

  • Frosted entered stud earlier this year and stands at Darley at Jonabell for $50,000

    Frosted, Territories Will Shuttle to Australia

    Three-time grade 1 winner Frosted, the son of leading North American sire Tapit, will join the Darley roster at Northwood Park this year, while Prix Jean Prat (G1) winner Territories, from the family of Street Cry, will shuttle to Kelvinside.

  • Keeneland January

    Nuckols Back at Keeneland with One Horse

    Consignor Alfred Nuckols, who hit a home run when a Street Sense yearling filly consigned by his Hurstland Farm to Keeneland’s 2013 January horses of all ages brought a winning bid of $1.45 million, has the filly's full brother in this year's sale.

  • Trainer Mark Casse leads Classic Empire to the winners' circle, after winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile

    2016 Eclipse Awards Finalists

    2016 Eclipse Awards finalists in 17 Equine and Human categories announced on January 5, 2017. Winners will be announced at the 46th annual Eclipse Awards on January 21 at Gulfstream Park.

  • The stallion barn at Darley in Lexington

    Darley Delivers Another Splendid Year

    Darley's position as the third-leading North American breeder by earnings doesn't give the full picture of how strong the 2016 racing year was for the international operation of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. 

  • Cara Rafaela with her 2006 Storm Cat filly, Burgundy Ice

    Bernardini's Dam Cara Rafaela Dies

    Godolphin broodmare Cara Rafaela, the dam of Darley stallion Bernardini, has been euthanized due to the infirmities of old age according to a Dec. 30 release from Darley. She was 23.

  • Tapit continues his reign as the top-priced stallion in North America

    2017 Kentucky Stud Fees

    Gaineway's Tapit retains his title for 2017 as the highest-priced stallion in North America with a fee of $300,000. The following is cumulative list of the fees announced through Nov. 11 for stallions standing in Central Kentucky.

  • Frosted Retired to Darley

    Godolphin's 4-year-old homebred son of Tapit won the Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap by a record 14 1/4 lengths this year. He will stand for $50,000 stands and nurses.

  • Juvenile Fillies Turf winner New Money Honey

    Another Breeders' Cup Success for Mike Ryan

    Mike Ryan has been associated with six Breeders’ Cup winners, but the hard-working Kentucky agent says the most recent, New Money Honey’s victory in the Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. I) was the most satisfying because of the filly’s ownership.

  • Shamardal at Darley

    Shamardal Gets 100th Black-Type Winner

    Darley sire Shamardal joined the elite circle of stallions to reach the milestone of 100 black-type winners when daughter Gouache won the Preis vom Berliner Schloss-Hoppegartener Stutenpreis Aug. 14 in Germany.

  • Moiety wins at Arlington International July 8.

    Moiety's Debut Worth the Wait for Godolphin

    Godolphin homebred Moiety, who was a promising filly at 2 but suffered a setback, made her career debut July 8 at Arlington and delivered with a four-length win over five other 3-year-old fillies in a maiden special weight event.

  • Special Fighter runs away from the field in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3.

    Special Fighter Upsets, Keen Ice Fades in UAE

    Special Fighter led at every call of the $400,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I) March 5 at Meydan, spoiling the Dubai debut of last year's Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Keen Ice.

  • Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000.

    Goffs Posts Excellent Gains in Gross, Average

    Ebeyina, a stakes-placed daughter of Oasis Dream offered in foal to Kodiac, sold Nov. 21 for €460,000 (US$ 489,804), the highest price at the opening session of the Goffs November breeding stock sale.

  • Delectation (left) comes home strong to win the Darley Classic.

    Delectation, Turn Me Loose Win at Flemington

    Delectation burst through in the nick of time for a Darley Classic (Aus-I) upset and Turn Me Loose won a third straight race in taking the Emirates Stakes (Aus-I) at Flemington Nov. 7.

  • Nyquist will stand at Darley's Jonabell Farm near Lexington.

    Darley Secures Breeding Rights to Nyquist

    Reddam Racing has sold the breeding rights to its likely 2-year-old male champion Nyquist to Darley America. Undefeated Nyquist cruised to victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Oct. 31.