Keyword: Golden Eagle Farm

  • Bel's Starlet, 27, Dies at Our Mims

    Bel's Starlet, a multiple stakes winner who finished third in the 1993 Gamely Handicap (gr. IT), died Oct. 23 at the age of 27 at Our Mims Retirement Haven near Paris, Ky., where she had lived since 2007.

  • California's Golden Eagle Farm Set to Close

    Golden Eagle Farm in Ramona, Calif., founded and owned by the late John and Betty Mabee, is scheduled to close Oct. 31 after 40 years of operation, according to Golden Eagle racing manager Janine McCullough.

  • Gary Stevens

    Veterans Stevens, Headley Unite in SA Derby

    In terms of Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) wins, trainer Bruce Headley is a rookie despite his 78 years. Jockey Gary Stevens, on the other hand, has won the West Coast's major 3-year-old race a record nine times.

  • Barretts Mixed Sale Begins Jan. 24

    Some of California's best families will be represented at the Jan. 24 Barretts mixed sale in Pomona, including horses from Golden Eagle, River Edge, and Harris Farms.

  • West Coast Regional: Still Soaring

    As the only child of John and Betty Mabee, Larry Mabee had a ringside seat in the development of one of California's all-time leading breeding and owning operations.

  • Remembering Betty Mabee

    Betty Mabee believed a Thoroughbred should bear a name commensurate with its stature as one of God's noblest creatures.

  • Tapit Weanling Tops Barretts Final Day

    A Tapit weanling colt brought a session-topping $60,000 at the second day of the Barretts October mixed sale Oct. 28. Broodmares and weanlings made up most of the sale's second half, which saw 100 horses gross $379,500 and average $3,795.

  • The Keeneland November Sale will feature major dispersals from several top breeding operations.

    Major Dispersals, Reductions on Tap at Keeneland

    The Keeneland November sale will include dispersals or major reductions by Adena Springs, Swettenham Stud, Golden Eagle Farm, the partnership of retired trainer MacKenzie Miller and the late Smiser West, and California owner Stan E. Fulton.

  • Barretts Mixed Sale Gets Off to Strong Start

    Stan Fulton's complete dispersal of horses of racing age dominated the first day of the Barretts' fall mixed sale Oct. 29. Five of Fulton's horses brought six figures, four of those surpassing the previous Barretts record of $125,000 for a horse of racing age.

  • Golden Eagle Escapes California Wildfires

    Despite surrounding property being ravaged by wildfires that have spread throughout Southern California, it was business as usual Monday, Oct. 22, at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm in Ramona, near San Diego.

  • Acey Deucey, Western Hemisphere Retired

    Multiple stakes-winning distaffers Acey Deucey and Western Hemisphere have been retired from racing and both are booked to Unbridled's Song.

  • Salt Lake to Golden Eagle

    Salt Lake has been purchased by Betty Mabee and her son, Larry Mabee, to stand at their Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif., for the 2006 breeding season. A son of the late Deputy Minister, Salt Lake previously stood at Walmac Farm near Lexington.

  • Chief Planner Nears Comeback After Two Years

    Golden Eagle Farm's homebred Chief Planner, who hasn't started since winning the 2003 Snow Chief Stakes for California-breds by seven lengths more than two years ago, has returned to training and may be ready to race again before the end of the current Hollywood Park meet, trainer Bob Baffert said.

  • Souvenir Copy to Golden Eagle in California

    Souvenir Copy, who began his stallion career at Rick Trontz' Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky., arrived Tuesday at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.

  • Avenue of Flags to Double LL in New Mexico

    <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1180540&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Avenue of Flags</a>, who has sired the career earners of $11.7 million while standing his entire career at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif., has been sold and will take up stallion duty at Double LL Farm near Bosque, N.M.

  • Yearly Report, with Jerry Bailey aboard, wins the Santa Ynez Stakes, Monday at Santa Anita.

    Yearly Report Posts Dividends in Santa Ynez

    Golden Eagle Farm's homebred Yearly Report seized the lead at the eighth pole and drew away for an easy four-length victory under jockey Jerry Bailey in Monday's $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita.

  • Joe Matyas walks his horse, Bart, to safety amidst a heavy cloud of smoke as out of control wildfires also threaten the safety of the Southern California horse population.

    Facilities Take in Horses as California Wildfires Rage

    Despite the nine massive wildfires that have charred nearly 500,000 acres and continue to burn in Southern California, only one Thoroughbred farm was reported to have suffered any damage, and it was considered minor, according to Dawn Gerber of the California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association.

  • McCullough Named Business Manager at Golden Eagle

    Mrs. Betty L. Mabee, owner of Golden Eagle Farm in Ramona, Calif., announced today that Ms. Janine McCullough has been hired to fill the new position of business manager for the farm.

  • Golden Eagle's Chief Planner Preps for Affirmed

    Golden Eagle Farm's Snow Chief Stakes winner Chief Planner worked five furlongs in 1:00 3/5 handily over a fast main track at Santa Anita Friday. Regular rider Dana Barnes was in the irons for the move, which was sixth fastest of 24 who went five panels on the morning.

  • General Challenge OK, Expected to Run Again

    Golden Eagle Farm's General Challenge, eased in Saturday's Tiznow Stakes at Hollywood Park after battling on the front end, returned in good shape and will not be retired, according to an assistant for trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Chief Planner runs to victory in the Snow Chief Stakes, Saturday at Hollywood Park.

    Chief Planner, Golden Eagle Top Gold Rush

    Golden Eagle Farm stallions sired three of Saturday's 10 California Gold Rush winners at Hollywood Park, including Chief Planner, who captured the featured $250,000 Snow Chief for 3-year-olds.

  • General Challenge in Sharp Bullet Move

    General Challenge, prepping for a comeback at age seven, worked six furlongs under Dana Barnes in a bullet 1:11 Wednesday at Santa Anita for trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Long Term Wish Takes Boo La Boo

    Golden Eagle Farm's Long Term Wish and jockey Alex Solis hit the wire just in time to register a 14-1 upset in the $112,500 Boo La Boo Stakes for California-bred 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Santa Anita.

  • General Challenge, back on track after 19 months.

    General Challenge In First Work in 19 Months

    General Challenge, the 2000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner, had his first workout Friday morning at Santa Anita since returning to Bob Baffert's barn 16 days ago, breezing three furlongs under Dana Barnes in :35.20.

  • Apalachian Thunder Rumbles at Santa Anita

    Donald Dizney's homebred Apalachian Thunder defeated a promising field of 3-year-olds that included Atswhatimtalknbout and Listen Indy in Friday's $56,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita.

  • Barretts January Sale Has Largest Catalogue Ever

    The catalogue for Barretts' 2003 January mixed sale is the largest in the auction's history, with 681 horses listed. The sale will be conducted at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Pomona California on Jan. 21 and 22. Each session will begin at 11 a.m. (PST).

  • High Demand to Golden Eagle in California

    High Demand, a California-bred son of Danzig and a winner of five of six starts, has been retired and will stand the 2003 breeding season at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.