Keyword: Gainesway Farm

  • Sales Draw Sport Horse Enthusiasts

    Tennessee equestrian and horse breeder Lisa Cook wanted a Thoroughbred mare to breed to her Thoroughbred stallion, but perceived high prices always prevented her from buying one at high profile auctions such as Kentucky's Keeneland sale. But since the economy drove prices at this year's Keeneland September yearling sale downward, sport horse enthusiasts like Cook might be thinking differently.

  • Winning Colors (right) winning the 1988 Kentucky Derby with Gary Stevens in the irons.

    Winning Colors Euthanized

    Winning Colors, winner of the 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), was euthanized Feb. 17 following complications from colic at Hagyard Davidson McGee vet clinic near Lexington. The 23-year-old Caro mare, who was in foal to Mr. Greeley at the time of her death, was buried at Greentree Farm, a division of Gainesway Farm near Lexington. Bloodhorse.com salutes the champion mare with a <b>special slide show</b>.

  • Corinthian

    Breeders' Cup Focus: Corinthian

    Corinthian seemed to be on the fast track early, however, winning two of his first three races, including an allowance victory over Jazil to start his 3-year-old campaign. Bred in Kentucky by Gracefield Equine and Hargus Sexton, Corinthian then crossed the finish line first in the Fountain of Youth (gr. II), but was disqualified to third.

  • Texas Stallion Pancho Villa Dead

    Pancho Villa, a speedy son of Secretariat, suffered a heart attack and died right before he was getting ready to cover his first mare this breeding season at Dr. Steve Hicks' Cedarcrest Farm near Palestine, Texas.

  • Luhuk to Remain in Argentina

    Luhuk, who shuttled from Argentina to Gainesway Farm (Antony Beck, president) near Lexington the past several seasons, will remain in Argentina.

  • First Birdstone Foal Born at Overbrook

    The first foal sired by 2004 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Birdstone was born Jan. 11 at the Young family's Overbrook Farm near Lexington.

  • Sir Cat to Chile

    Sir Cat, sire of 2005 grade II winners Cativa and Surf Cat, has been sold to stand at Haras Jockey in Chile.

  • Afleet Alex, winning the Belmont, is going to stud at Gainesway Farm.

    Afleet Alex to Stand at Gainesway for $40,000

    Cash is King Stable, Jess Jackson, and Gainesway Farm have announced that dual classic winner Afleet Alex will enter stud for $40,000 at Gainesway near Lexington.

  • Mt. Livermore

    Mt. Livermore Pensioned at Gainesway

    Mt. Livermore, sire of nine millionaires and six champions, has been pensioned at Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of declining fertility.

  • Cuvee, winning the Saratoga Special.

    Cuvee Relocates to Gainesway Farm

    Grade I winner Cuvee, will continue his stud career at Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky., beginning in 2006, after standing his first season at Spendthrift Farm this year.

  • Whywhywhy, relocating to Gainesway Farm.

    Gainesway Farm Acquires Whywhywhy

    Grade I winner Whywhywhy will follow his sire, Mr. Greeley, to Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky. to continue his stud career, beginning with the 2006 breeding season.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Incomparable Gaines

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Best comment I ever heard about John Gaines was from Lexingtonian Arnold Kirkpatrick, who said Gaines was "smarter than a tree full of owls."

  • Buyers look at horses offered at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

    Mare in Foal to Johannesburg Tops Fasig-Tipton Opening Session

    An Irish-bred mare in foal to Johannesburg topped the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale Feb. 13 at the sales company's Newtown Paddocks near Lexington, Ky. Robert Lail went to $160,000 to acquire grade III winner Dancal from the consignment of Four Star Sales, agent.

  • Broad Brush, pensioned at Gainesway Farm.

    Broad Brush Pensioned at Gainesway

    Broad Brush, North America's leading sire of 1994 who helped preserve the Domino sire line, has been retired from stallion duty at Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of declining fertility.

  • I&#39;ll Get Along, the dam of Smarty Jones, sold for $5 million.

    Smarty Jones' Dam Brings $5 Million

    It was an exciting night Nov. 7 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks as I'll Get Along, the dam of dual classic winner and Horse of the Year candidate Smarty Jones, brought a top price of $5 million during the November select sale. Multiple grade I winner Toccet, selling as a stallion prospect, also topped the seven-figure mark, at $3.35 million.

  • Champion Bates Motel Dead at 25

    Bates Motel, champion older male of 1983 and sire of 38 stakes winners, was euthanized Oct. 12 at Gainesway Farm due to infirmities of old age.

  • Birdstone Will Return 'Home' to Gainesway

    Marylou Whitney's Birdstone, who was retired earlier the week of Nov. 1 after suffering a chip fracture in his left front ankle, will stand at Gainesway Farm near Lexington, Ky., Whitney's husband, John Hendrickson, said Nov. 5.

  • Lear Fan

    Gainesway Stallion Lear Fan Pensioned

    Lear Fan, one of the nation's leading turf sires, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of declining fertility.

  • Formal Gold to Rancho San Miguel in California

    Formal Gold, whose Beyer Speed Figures of 126, 124, and 125 in three consecutive graded stakes stamped him as perhaps America's best racehorse since the early 1990s, will be relocated to Tom Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.

  • Broad Brush Out of Action

    Prominent sire Broad Brush was taken out of stallion service the end of April at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of a problem with his left front ankle.

  • Gainesway Stallion Irish River Dies

    Pensioned stallion Irish River died April 26 in his paddock at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington. The 28-year-old classic-winning son of classic winner Riverman stood all but one of his seasons at stud at the Lexington nursery.

  • Sale horses are shown in outside walking ring at Fasig-Tipton.

    Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale Concludes On High Note

    A daughter of Deputy Minister led the closing session of the two-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed sale at the auction company's Newtown Paddocks. Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm purchased the mare for $180,000 from the Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency consignment of 200 mares from the estate of the late John Franks.

  • Officer, winning the Del Mar Futurity.

    Grade I Winner Officer's First Foal Born in California

    Officer, a grade I winner who stands at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, Ky., was represented by his first foal, a filly, born Jan. 26 at Ron and Fran Stolich's Blooming Hills Farm near Clements, Calif.

  • Gainesway Farm stallion Broad Bush, given clean bill of health for upcoming breeding season.

    Broad Brush Recovery Complete

    Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm announced a clean bill of health for prominent stallion Broad Brush. Radiographs taken last week indicate the 21-year-old former leading sire has healed completely following fusion surgery in September to repair his left front fetlock.

  • Kentucky farming pioneer Joe Taylor, victim of icy roads.

    Joe Taylor, Longtime Gainesway Manager, Dies in Auto Accident

    Joe Taylor, the legendary Kentucky farm manager who literally wrote the book on how to breed and raise racehorses, was killed in a two-car accident on an ice-slickened Tates Creek Road on the south side of Lexington early Friday evening.

  • Leading Sire Broad Brush Mending Following Surgery

    Broad Brush, the leading sire in 1994 when his son Concern won the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), underwent arthrodesis surgery to his left fore fetlock Oct. 1 due to degenerative arthritis.

  • Smoke Glacken's Fee Rises to $25,000

    Gainesway Farm stallion Smoke Glacken, whose son Smokume remained unbeaten after winning the Oct. 12 Cowdin Stakes at Belmont Park, will have his fee upped to $25,000 from $15,000.

  • Fabuleux Jane, Arazi's Granddam, Dead

    Fabuleux Jane, granddam of international champion Arazi and dam of grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur, died Aug. 18 at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of the infirmities of old age.

  • Stop the Music, alive and well at age 33.

    The Gang's Still Here

    Lyphard, Stop the Music, and Irish River Still Enjoying Life at Gainesway

  • BC Sprint winner Orientate to stand at Gainesway.

    Orientate to Stand at Gainesway

    Orientate, who looks certain to be voted sprint champion, will enter stud at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington for a fee of $25,000