Keyword: Darley

  • Street Sense on track at Saratoga.

    Steve Haskin's BC Countdown: A Road Less Traveled

    There was the rubber match between Street Sense and Curlin in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Didn't Happen. There was the showdown between the two in the Travers Stakes (gr. I). Not going to happen. There was Rags to Riches headlining Lady's Day at Belmont for the CCA Oaks (gr. I). Didn't Happen. There was Rags in the Saratoga limelight for the Alabama. Not going to happen.

  • Haskell winner Any Given Saturday will be joining Darley after retirement.<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%3D1917240%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Any Given Saturday to Join Darley Team

    Any Given Saturday, recent winner of the Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) at Monmouth Park, will became a member of Sheikh Mohammed's Darley team following this year's Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I).

  • Marietta Springs Mild Surprise in Iowa Oaks

    Darley's Marietta surged past odds-on choice High Again leaving the three-sixteenth pole en route to her first graded stakes win in a mild upset of the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows in Altoona Friday night.

  • Street Cry

    Street Cry Not Shuttling

    Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Australia has announced that Street Cry, sire of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Street Sense, would not return for a fifth season to Australia.

  • Darley Broodmare Band With a Derby Twist

    Sheikh Mohammed's broodmare band has taken a powerful turn. Late last year in the name of Darley, Sheikh Mohammed privately purchased the dams of top Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopefuls Street Sense and Scat Daddy.

  • Jimmy Bell Elected to Keeneland's Board of Directors

    James G. "Jimmy" Bell was elected to Keeneland's Board of Directors at the corporation's semi-annual meeting April 18. He is the president of Darley USA and the son of John A. Bell III, a longtime Keeneland board member who died in February.

  • Bernardini to Shuttle to Darley Australia

    Eclipse Award winner Bernardini, who has settled into his new role as a stallion at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington, will shuttle to Darley Australia.

  • Bernardini's First Breeding Is a Success

    Champion Bernardini, the highest-priced stallion entering stud this year, covered his first mare Feb. 12 at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington.

  • English Stallion Mark of Esteem Withheld from Stud Duty

    Darley stallion Mark of Esteem, who is coming off a fifth-place ranking on the 2006 English/Irish sires list, has been indefinitely suspended from stud duties following recent tests that have indicated a decrease in his fertility level.

  • Superpowers, Speed Dominate Breed, Conference Told

    The competition between Darley Stud organization and Irish-based Coolmore has become the defining element in Thoroughbred breeding, one that opens up opportunities for smaller breeders, delegates to the 31st Asian Racing Conference were told Jan. 25 in Dubai.

  • Eclipse Owners Darley/Lael In Dead Heat

    For the first time in the history of the Eclipse Awards, there is a tie for outstanding owner of the year as Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Stable ties with Roy and Gretchen Jackson's Lael Stables for outstanding owner with 110 votes apiece.

  • Sheikh Mohammed Buys Saratoga Farm

    Shekih Mohammed's Darley operation has purchased a 106-acre farm adjacent to Saratoga Racecourse from Robert and Janice McNairs' Stonerside Stable for $17.4 million.

  • First Foal by Offlee Wild Is a Filly

    Grade I winner Offlee Wild's first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 11 at Craig and Carrie Brogden's Machmer Hall near Paris, Ky.

  • Top Lot Goes for $625,000 at Magic Millions Saturday

    The excitement of seeing two magnificent racing fillies win the two $1 million races at the Magic Millions race day on the Gold Coast Jan. 13 stole much of the excitement out of the crowd. As day three of the sale wound down, the best was bought for $625,000 by Katsumi Yoshida.

  • Sadler's Wells Colt Sets Magic Millions Record in Australia

    Champion horse trainer Gai Waterhouse completely stunned everyone in the packed auditorium when she opened and closed the bidding on a Sadler's Wells colt at Aust$2million (U.S. $1,560,000) as session two of the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale in Australia ended on Friday.

  • Adena Springs Heads 2006 Leading Breeders' List

    For the fourth consecutive year, Adena Springs tops the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2006 with earnings of $13,146,955, according to statistics released Jan. 5 by The Jockey Club Information Systems.

  • Japanese Champion Heart's Cry Retired to Shadai

    Heart's Cry, the sole horse to beat star performer Deep Impact in Japan, has been retired from racing to stand at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station on the island of Hokkaido.

  • Bernardini Season Added to Charity Auction

    A breeding to multiple grade I winner Bernardini has been added to the stellar roster of seasons to be included in the Thoroughbred Charities of America's stallion season auction beginning on Nov. 27.

  • Bernardini, winning the Travers.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprocess%3Dgallery%26gallery_id%3DS210287%26provider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D504529%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bernardini, Henny Hughes Retired to Stud

    Bernardini, who took command of the 3-year-old division starting with an overpowering victory in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.

  • Elusive Quality to Remain at $100,000

    Elusive Quality, who stands at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington, will retain the same $100,000 fee that he first stood for the year after his son, Smarty Jones, nearly made off with the 2004 Triple Crown.

  • Albertrani: Bernardini 'Horse to Beat' in Classic

    Trainer Tom Albertrani anticipates that Bernardini, fresh off another authoritative victory in Saturday's Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), will be the one to beat in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic -- Powered by Dodge (gr. I) on Nov. 4.

  • Bel Air Beauty makes her mark in Alcibiades win on opening day at Keeneland.

    Maiden Bel Air Beauty Pulls Shocker in Alcibiades

    In her first start, Bel Air Beauty was boxed in at the quarter pole and came flying to finish second. In her second, she angled out, had clear sailing, and won the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (gr. II) to highlight Keeneland's opening day.

  • Field of Seven Entered in Futurity

    After a winning debut at Saratoga, Darley Stable's Incriminate hopes to secure his first stakes victory in the $250,000 Futurity Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park Sept. 23. The Unbridled's Song colt is trained by Eoin Harty.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    A Trying Time

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - There is profound sadness in the Bluegrass region as its residents and extended network of friends and family begin to deal with the tragedy of Comair flight 5191, which left 49 people dead when it crashed on takeoff at the end of Lexington's Blue Grass Airport Runway 26 in the pre-dawn hours of Aug. 27.