Keyword: George Isaacs

  • Southeast Regional: Return To Splendor

    Since purchasing Bridlewood, the Malones have used their business savvy and equine aptitude to pick up the mantle and develop a breeding program that is working its way toward becoming one of the elite boutique operations in the industry.

  • Baffled, a Distorted Humor mare carrying a full sibling to grade I winner Constitution, topped the sale

    Fasig-Tipton November Numbers Soar

    The stars aligned at the Fasig-Tipton November sale in Lexington Nov. 7 as an international buying bench lured by a catalog deep in quality produced numbers that exceeded all expectations.

  • Hip 561, a colt by Tapit out of Ponche de Leona and Eaton Sales brings $2 million Sept. 14 at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky.

    Tapit, War Front Yearlings Boost Keeneland

    Buyers’ appetites for yearlings by leading sires Tapit and War Front fueled a frenzied Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale topped by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million as Book 1 ended with numbers well ahead of last year.

  • Tapit Colt Late OBS Withdrawal

    The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April spring 2-year-olds in training sale lost some of its star power during the April 22 closing session when Hip 1102, a striking Tapit colt, was a late withdrawal.

  • Hip 402, a weanling filly by Tapit, brought $3 million Nov. 5.

    $3M Tapit Filly Sets North American Record

    A weanling filly by Tapit brought $3 million Nov. 5 to set a record price for a weanling of either sex sold at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale or at any auction in North America.

  • Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million.

    Egg Drop Sells for $1.9 Million at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million from Bridlewood Farm during the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Keeneland September Sale Wrap - Day 1

    Eric Mitchell provides final sale numbers, details on the sale toppers, and more. Hear reactions from Geoffrey Russell, John Ferguson, and George Isaacs.

  • Keeneland September Yearling Sale Wrap - Day 1

    Eric Mitchell provides final sale numbers, details on the sale toppers, and more. Hear reactions from Geoffrey Russell, John Ferguson, Bloodstock Agent for Sheikh Mohammed, and George Isaacs, General Manager of Bridlewood Farm.

  • Benny the Bull

    Champion Benny the Bull to Bridlewood in 2015

    Champion sprinter Benny the Bull will stand the 2015 breeding season at John and Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm, in Ocala, Fla., according to an announcement made by owner Greg James. His fee has not yet been determined.

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    Saratoga Special Winner Corfu Retired

    Corfu, who set a stakes record in the 2013 Saratoga Special (gr. II), has been retired from racing and will stand the 2014 breeding season at John & Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla.

  • Seeking the Dia to Bridlewood Farm

    Seeking the Dia, Storm Cat's leading earner as a racehorse, will spend the upcoming 2013 breeding season at the Appleton Family's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he will stand for $3,500.

  • North Of Eden, 28, Dies

    North Of Eden, the dam of three grade I winners, died from natural causes and was buried at Bridlewood Farm.

  • Proud Accolade

    Freshman Sire Proud Accolade Euthanized

    Proud Accolade, a grade I winning son of Yes It's True whose first foals are 2-year-olds this year, was euthanized June 16 at Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla., where he stood the past two years.

  • Wagon Limit to Bridlewood Farm

    Grade I winner and successful sire Wagon Limit will return from Moon Lake Farm in Elm Grove, La., to stand in his native Florida at Bridlewood Farm near Ocala for $2,500.

  • Leading Thoroughbred breeder and owner Arthur I. Appleton of Bridlewood Farm in Florida died Jan. 15 at the age of 92.

    Top Owner/Breeder Appleton Dies

    Leading Thoroughbred breeder and owner Arthur I. Appleton of Bridlewood Farm in Florida died Jan. 15 at the age of 92.

  • Dizney Re-Elected FTBOA President

    Donald R. Dizney was re-elected president of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association following the annual membership meeting on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Ocala, Florida.

  • Indian Ocean to Stand at Bridlewood

    Graded stakes winner Indian Ocean, who was retired this summer because of a tendon injury, will enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Richardson Named Race for Education President

    The board of directors of The Race For Education, a national education scholarship foundation, has named Donald R. Richardson, senior vice president of racing for Churchill Downs Inc., as the organization's new president. Doug Cauthen, president of WinStar Farm and RFE's president since its inception in 2002, remains on the board.

  • Pat and Roy Chapman, reviewing Kentucky breeding opportunities for Smarty Jones.

    Shopping Smarty: Chapmans in Kentucky

    Even though Smarty Jones fell just a length shy of winning the Visa Triple Crown last Saturday, the hunt for the breeding rights for the son of Elusive Quality continues. Smarty's breeder/owners, Roy and Patricia Chapman are currently visiting with Kentucky breeding operations today (Thursday) and Friday.

  • Dual classic winner Smarty Jones.

    Smarty At Stud: Decision in the Next Month

    The decision on where Smarty Jones will stand at stud should be made within the month, according to George Isaacs, who is acting as the liaison between Roy and Patricia Chapman and stud farm operators in Kentucky bidding for Smarty Jones' services.

  • Smarty Jones to Race On After the Triple Crown

    As Someday Farm's Smarty Jones prepares to make a run at history to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner in next Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), the race for his future career as a stallion is rolling like a :21 and change opening quarter. One thing for certain is that in any syndication deal for Smarty Jones will include a stipulation that he will race on after the Triple Crown and may compete as a 4-year-old.