Keyword: Farnsworth Farms

  • 1999 Breeders' Cup Distaff winner Beautiful Pleasure

    Champion Beautiful Pleasure Dies

    Beautiful Pleasure, voted the 1999 champion older female after winning the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), died recently in Kentucky because of complications from laminitis.

  • Fasig-Tipton Sale Posts Gains

    Although fewer horses were sold, the two-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale posted increases in gross, average, and median during its opening session Feb. 10 at the sale company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington.

  • Adena Springs Tops Breeders' Lists

    Frank Stronach's Adena Springs heads the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2007 with earnings of $18,055,772, according to statistics released Jan. 4 by The Jockey Club Information Systems.

  • 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.

  • Suave Prospect to Coleman in New Mexico

    Graded stakes winner Suave Prospect has been acquired by Chris and Barbara Coleman for stallion duty at their Coleman Farms near Farmington, N.M.

  • Robyn Dancer to Double LL in New Mexico

    World-record setter Robyn Dancer, whose runners have earned $19.6 million, will stand the 2005 season at W.L. Mooring's Double LL Farm near Bosque, N.M.

  • Exclusive Ribot, Son of the Great Ribot, Dies

    Exclusive Ribot, perhaps the last living offspring sired by Federico Tesio's great European champion Ribot, died Aug. 8 at age 32 of heart failure at Brian Wallis' Dormello II Stud near Decatur, Texas.

  • Millionaire Best of the Rest Retired To Farnsworth

    Millionaire Best of the Rest is scheduled to arrive Jan. 16 at Michael Sherman's Farnsworth Farms near Ocala, Fla., where he will begin his stallion career for breeder/owner Bea Oxenberg.

  • Posse, Zavata Ready For Stud; Best of the Rest Might Race Once More

    Grade II winners Posse and Zavata, whose stallion plans were announced during the second half of 2003, closed out their racing careers in the Dec. 26 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita. Best of the Rest, who also will enter stud, might race once more.

  • West Nile Vaccine: Adverse Effects in Mares?

    Based on their experiences, top veterinarians dispute a published report alleging that the West Nile virus vaccine might have caused abortions and deformed foals.

  • Double Honor Filly Sets Pace At OBS Under Tack Show

    Wonderful Honor zipped three eighths in :33 3/5 Saturday to post the fastest work at the distance during the fourth and final session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's April sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Florida Stallion Jeblar Dead

    Prominent Florida stallion Jebler was killed by lightning in mid-September at Michael Sherman's Farnsworth Farms near Ocala, Fla.

  • Bold World Wins Two Stakes in Five Days

    Bold World earned her fourth career stakes win and her second of this working week when she pulled away in the stretch to beat Miss Dixie Chick by 6 1/2 lengths Friday in the $78,750 Charon Stakes for 3-year-old Florida-bred fillies at Gulfstream Park. On Monday, Bold World won the $50,000 Ocala Breeders' Sales Sprint by 10 1/2 lengths.