Keyword: Gainesway Farm

  • The Amazing Tapit: The Whole Story

    Tonalist...Frosted...Creator...Tapwrit. If not for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah defeating Frosted in 2015, Tapwrit would have been Tapit's fourth consecutive Belmont Stakes winner.

  • Karakontie<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Mile-/i-8FFwW3D">Order This Photo</a>

    Gainesway Buys Interest in Karakontie

    Gainesway Farm has purchcased a partial interest in 2014 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Karakontie from the Niarchos family, it was announced Oct. 22. A stud fee will be announced following the Breeders' Cup.

  • Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps the Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale, including comments from buyers and sellers, and from Reed Ringler of Fasig-Tipton. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Hip 317, a filly by Tapit, brought $500,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale.

    Tapit Filly Tops F-T July Sale at $500,000

    A filly by Tapit brings a sale-topping bid of $500,000 deep in the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale in Lexington. Bloodstock agent Steven Young signed the ticket on the chestnut out of French Dip, by Speightstown.

  • Ring Weekend

    Ring Weekend Draws Outside in Canadian Turf

    Following a 3 1/2-month layoff, multiple stakes winner Ring Weekend was entered in the one-mile Canadian Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 21 and wound up stuck way out in post 14 in the 14-horse field.

  • Tapit

    Slideshow: Tapit: 2014 Leading Sire

    As a companion to the January 10, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse, we present a look at Tapit's 2014 successes on the track and at the sales.

  • Leading Sire of 2014 - Tapit

    Watch Tapit at Gainesway Farm as Michael Hernon reviews the year's success. Hernon discusses Tapit's big races, his background, personality, some of his top winners.

  • Keeneland September Sale Gains Continue

    Keeneland's September yearling sale posted more across-the-board gains Sept. 17 at its ninth session as four horses brought $200,000 or more, helping the 13-day sale remain ahead of last year on average and median prices.

  • Hip 749, a half brother to Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner New Year's Day, sold for $2.2 million on Sept. 11.

    Tapit Colt Goes for $2.2M to Co-Top Day 4

    A son of leading sire Tapit and a half brother to Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner New Year's Day sold for $2.2 million deep in the final session of Book 1 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 11.

  • Beloveda, Hip 105, sold for $205,000 at the FTK Winter Mixed Sale.

    Half to Golden Mystery Brings $205K at F-T

    Beloveda, a half sister to recent Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) winner Golden Mystery, brought the highest price so far at the Feb. 11 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale when she was bought for $205,000 by Gainesway.

  • Flashback is by Tapit.

    Tapit Hits Graded Stakes Trifecta

    Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.

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    Tapizar to Stand at Gainesway

    Multiple graded stakes winner Tapizar, winner of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Nov. 3, will enter stud in 2013 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • Keeneland September Sale: Michael Hernon

    Gainesway Farm's Michael Hernon discusses the horses they sold from the select session and feedback from customers about the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

  • To Honor and Serve holds off Mucho Macho Man to win the Woodward.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2060885232&k=rBmDbF9">Order This Photo</a>

    To Honor and Serve Shows Courage in Woodward

    To Honor and Serve was undeniable in the $750,000 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1, holding off the late challenge of 4-5 favorite Mucho Macho Man to earn his second grade I by a neck.

  • Michael Hernon

    Talkin' Horses to Focus on Breeding, Sales

    The next edition of the popular live podcast, Talkin' Horses with The Blood-Horse will feature Michael Hernon and Brian Graves from the Lexington-based Gainesway Farm.

  • Junebugred in the Smarty Jones Stakes.

    Junebugred Ekes Out Smarty Jones Win

    Junebugred made his 2012 debut a winning one, but it was close. The chestnut son of Corinthian defeated 17-1 longshot Reckless Jerry by a neck in the $100,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn Park Jan. 16.

  • Michael Hernon with Rhumb Line, dam of Zazu.

    Hernon and Zazu: Track and Sales Successes

    As director of sales at Gainesway Farm near Lexington, Michael Hernon works hard to make sure the nursery and its clients enjoy success with their horses. But this year, he had some notable achievements of his own to savor.

  • 'Arc' Winner Trempolino Pensioned

    Trempolino, winner of the 1987 Trusthouse Forte Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) and second in that year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) to Theatrical, has been retired from stallion duty at age 27 in France.

  • Members of Edward Evans' Spring Hill Farm Team in the Winner's Circle at Colonial Downs, earlier this year.

    Evans, WinStar, Tarras Take Top TOBA Honors

    Edward Evans was named the nation's top breeder for the second consecutive year, WinStar Farm was named the nation's top owner, and Rudy and Virginia Tarra were named the leading small breeder for 2010.

  • Tapit

    Tapit's Fee Upped to $80,000

    Tapit, who stands at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, has enjoyed such a successful season that his fee has been upped to $80,000 from $50,000.

  • Afleet Express

    Travers Winner Afleet Express to Gainesway

    Afleet Express, tenacious winner of the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga against a stellar field, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2011 season at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.

  • Graham Beck

    Gainesway's Graham Beck Dies at 80

    Graham Beck, the South African winemaker and a leading international breeder who bought Gainesway Farm in Lexington in 1989, has died in London at age 80, according to Bloomberg News.

  • Afleet Express pulls away to win the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth.

    Afleet Express Rolls to Pegasus Victory

    Odds-on favorite Jackson Bend, the third-place finisher of the Preakness (gr. I), tired badly after turning for home, as second choice Afleet Express sailed to a 1 3/4-length win in the $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III)

  • Surf Cat will begin his stallion career at Old English Rancho.<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%3D4422121%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Surf Cat Retired; To Stand in California

    Surf Cat, who triumphed six times in grade II events and earned $1,045,420, has been retired from racing, according to a Daily Racing Form report. The 7-year-old horse will begin his stallion career at Old English Rancho near Sanger, Calif., his trainer, Bruce Headley, told the publication Jan. 9.

  • J Be K

    J Be K to Gainesway

    Ahmed Zayat's Zayat Stables' J Be K has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2009 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington. His 2009 fee will be $10,000.

  • Unwanted Horses: A Challenge for Sellers

    With the economy struggling and the buy-back/no bid rates at Thoroughbred auctions rising, the issue of unwanted horses is a growing concern. Antony Beck, president of Gainesway Farm in Lexington, decided to try to do something about by sponsoring an adoption service on the Web site of The Blood-Horse's sister publication, The Horse (www.TheHorse.com).