Keyword: Farish

  • Breeders' Cup Selects Board of Directors

    The Breeders' Cup's 45 Members selected 14 to serve on the board of directors. Antony Beck, Bobby Flay, and Bret Jones were re-elected and will each serve a four-year term.

  • Honor Code wins the 2015 Met Mile.

    Honor Code to Target Whitney Handicap

    Honor Code will now target the Aug. 8 Whitney (gr. I) at Saratoga, McGaughey said. The 1 1/8-mile test will be just his second attempt at that distance and his first since winning the Remsen Stakes (gr. II) as a 2-year-old.

  • Star Billing, Hip 241, was purchased for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November Sale.

    Star Billing Sells for $2.6 Million

    With buyers showing strong interest in young mares, grade I winner Star Billing was purchased for $2.6 million by Greg Goodman in the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6.

  • Senator Damon Thayer

    Legislative Showdown Looming in Kentucky

    As the Kentucky Equine Education Project vows to continue its legislative push for racetrack gaming, a state lawmaker plans to move forward with his plan for statewide and local option votes on gaming.

  • Smart Surprise

    Stakes Winner Smart Surprise Retired

    Smart Surprise, a leading contender for Canadian champion older mare, has been retired from racing, according to John Sikura's Hill n' Dale Farms.

  • Gulch

    Gulch Pensioned; A.P. Indy's Fee Cut

    Champion Gulch has been pensioned from stallion duty because of declining fertility at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.; A.P. Indy to stand for $150,000 as farm announces 2010 stud fees.

  • Texas Stallion Grand Jewel Dead

    Grand Jewel, who stood at several Texas farms during his career, died after a breeding accident this year.

  • Grade I Producer Immerse Dead

    Immerse, dam of grade I winner Stephen Got Even, was euthanized May 14 because of foaling complications.

  • Stakes Producer Hard Knocker Dead

    Hard Knocker, a stakes-producing daughter of Raja Baba, died May 1 in her paddock at Jim FitzGerald's Knockgriffin Farm near Lexington.

  • Broodmare Weekend in Indy Dead

    Weekend in Indy, dam of graded stakes winners Any Given Saturday and Bohemian Lady, died in mid-January from foaling complications.

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    Curlin Begins New Career as Stallion

    Curlin, North America's richest horse with earnings of more than $10.5 million, began his new career Feb. 13 when he covered his first mare at Will S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Frank Stronach

    Eclipse Owner/Breeder: Adena/Stronach

    History repeated itself in a big way for Frank Stronach. For the second time in his career, the Austrian native earned an Eclipse Award as both outstanding breeder and top owner in the same year. In 2008, his Adena Springs was named best breeder, and his Stronach Stables was chosen top owner.

  • BC Approves Stakes Program

    The Breeders' Cup board of directors took the following actions at its first meeting of the year.

  • Greg Avioli

    Avioli Discusses Stakes Program Funding

    Breeders' Cup president and chief executive officer Greg Avioli was interviewed by Blood-Horse features editor Lenny Shulman after the organization rescinded its decision to suspend its Stakes program for 2009.

  • Thrice Worthy, Steeplechase Star, Dead

    Thrice Worthy, who holds the modern day steeplechase record by number of consecutive wins, has been euthanized at owner Sally Nims' Dogwood Springs Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Lane's End Reduces 2009 Fees

    Lane's End Farm has reduced the 2009 fees for a number of its stallions, including major sire A.P. Indy.

  • A. P. Indy

    A.P. Indy Remains at $300,000

    A.P. Indy, who shared top billing with Storm Cat and Distorted Humor with a $300,000 stud fee in 2008, now has the top all to himself in 2009 at that price.

  • Churchill Gets 2010 Cup; More on Way?

    The Breeders' Cup World Championships will return to Churchill Downs in 2010 to begin what could be a regular run of the Kentucky racetrack serving as a host site, officials indicated Oct. 8.

  • Kingmambo

    Lane's End Stallions Top Day 2 Sires

    Kingmambo and A.P. Indy, two stallions who stand at Will Farish's Lane's End Farm, emerged on top of the list of leading sires of yearlings sold (minimum three sold) during the Sept. 9 second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Student Council, shown winning the Pimlico Special (gr. I) <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%3D4532482%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Student Council to Stand for $20,000

    Student Council, a grade I winner on dirt and synthetic surfaces for Ro Parra's Millennium Farms, will begin his stallion career in 2009 for a fee of $20,000.

  • Karen Kasper and the small version of her A.P. Indy sculpture

    Inside Track: Tribute to a Champion

    In the back of the courtyard at the Lane's End stallion barn, a new equine figure has been given permanent residence. It is a life-sized bronze of the farm's greatest stallion, A.P. Indy, commissioned by co-breeder William S. Farish.

  • In 1984, Fit to Fight won the New York Handicap Triple which consisted of the Metropolitan, Suburban (shown), and Brooklyn Handicaps -- all grade I.

    Fit to Fight Euthanized

    Fit to Fight, one of the original three stallions to enter stud at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish's Lane's End near Versailles, Ky., was euthanized Friday, May 30, due to the infirmities of old age.

  • Major sire Kingmambo is ready to return to stallion duty after missing about a week.

    Kingmambo Ready to Return to Stud Duty

    Major sire Kingmambo, who has missed breeding time beforehand because of a neurological problem, is expected to return to the breeding shed this weekend or the first part of next week after being out of action for a week.

  • Sentient is New Breeders' Cup Partner

    Breeders' Cup announced March 10 that Sentient Flight Group, a full-service private aviation company, has become the official private aviation partner of the Breeders' Cup. The Breeders' Cup partnership marks Sentient's entrance into horse racing.

  • Magna Graduate looks for a return to his winning ways in the $150,000 Mineshaft Stakes (gr. III)<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%3D979269%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grasshopper Tackles Mineshaft

    Todd Pletcher trainee Magna Graduate has not scored a win since April 2007 and the Neil Howard-trained Grasshopper has not raced since a second-place finish in the Super Derby Sept. 22. Both are looking for a return to their winning ways in the $150,000 Mineshaft Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Feb. 9.

  • Four Lane's End Yearlings Dead

    Four yearlings that escaped from their handlers at William S. Farish's Lane's End/Oak Tree Division near Lexington were killed when they were struck by a car.

  • Pavarotti set a track record in the 2007 Round Table at Arlington Park.

    Pavarotti to Hartley/De Renzo

    Pavarotti, a stakes-winning son of A.P. Indy, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Hartley/De Renzo, Walmac South near Ocala, Fla.

  • Kingmambo

    Kingmambo to Stand for $250,000

    Kingmambo, who has stood his entire career at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., will stand for $250,000 in 2008.

  • Grade I winner After Market has arrived at Lane's End Farm.<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%3DS335816%26provider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1790597%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    After Market Arrives at Lane's End

    After Market, who was scratched from the Oct. 27 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) because trainer John Shirreffs felt the ground was too soft to suit the colt, has arrived at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • British Columbia Stallion Dixieland Brass Dead

    Dixieland Brass, a Kentucky-bred son of Dixieland Band, was euthanized earlier this year at R.J. and Lois Bennett's Flying Horse Farm near Westbank, British Columbia, Canada, because of a liver malfunction.

  • Patriot Act to Stand for Questroyal

    New York State-based Questroyal Stud has acquired the breeding rights in William S. Farish's homebred stakes winner Patriot Act.

  • Langfuhr Starts Spring with Four Stakes Winners

    It didn't take long for Langfuhr to get on a roll once spring began. Starting with the triumph of Annie Savoy in the March 24 Mission Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park, Langfuhr was represented by three additional stakes winners the next two weekends.