Keyword: Hermitage Farm

  • Hip 1206, a bay colt by Flatter out of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Caressing, was purchased for $425,000.

    Flatter Colt Brings $425,000 at Fifth Session

    A bay colt by Flatter out of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Caressing was purchased by agent Ben Glass for $425,000 Sept. 19 during the fifth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Kiss Moon catches I'm Already Sexy to win the Old Forester Mint Julep.

    Kiss Moon Makes Grade in Mint Julep

    Kiss Moon collared front-runner I'm Already Sexy in late stretch and thrust out her head on the line to win the $100,000 Old Forester Mint Julep (gr. IIIT) June 6 at Churchill Downs.

  • Hermitage to Continue as Thoroughbred Farm

    Louisville entrepreneurs and philanthropists Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson have announced that historic Hermitage Farm will remain a Thoroughbred operation, with plans to make the farm a tourist destination.

  • Nonios wins the Affirmed Handicap.

    Nonios Knocks Off Liaison in Stakes Debut

    Nonios, making his stakes debut for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, overcame some early trouble to post a 15-1 upset by a half-length over Liaison in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park June 3.

  • Toocleverforwords pulls away from Joanie's Catch to win the Stage Door Betty.

    Toocleverforwords Has Final Say in 'Betty

    Making her graded stakes debut, Toocleverforwords caught longshot Joanie's Catch mid-stretch and bounded home for a one-length victory in the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) on New Year's Day at Calder.

  • Historic Hermitage Farm Sold

    Louisville entrepreneurs and philanthropists Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson have purchased historic Hermitage Farm in Goshen, Ky., from Carl Pollard, who will continue his breeding operation on the property.

  • Justwhistledixie is all alone at the finish of the Davona Dale. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fgallery.pictopia.com%2Fbloodhorse%2Fgallery%2F69713%2Fphoto%2Fbloodhorse%3A7836322%2F%3Fo%3D1">Order This Photo</a>

    Justwhistledixie Easy Davona Dale Winner

    West Point Thoroughbreds and partners' Justwhistledixie stalked the pace, took over leaving the turn, and cruised to a 3 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park March 1.

  • Mani Bhavan wins the Spinaway (gr. I) as the 3-5 favorite. <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%3D5739241%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Mani Bhavan Leads the Way in Spinaway

    Prohibitive choice Mani Bhavan, yet to be headed at any call in her three starts, repelled a bid from Jardin mid-stretch en route to victory in the $250,000 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31.

  • Mani Bhavan cruises in the Adirondack under Alan Garcia.<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%3D5513386%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Mani Bhavan Romps by Seven in Adirondack

    Mani Bhavan, ignored by the bettors in spite of a 9 1/4-length win in her debuting maiden win one month ago at Delaware Park, demolished her opposition again in the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga Aug. 13.

  • Pollard Sells 180 Acres of Hermitage Farm

    Hermitage Farm owner Carl Pollard announced Friday that he has sold the western-most 180 acres of the farm to Hermitage Properties LLC, a limited liability company headed by Ron Carmicle.

  • Roxelana Retired for Second Time

    Three years after William Landes III's Roxelana scored the most important victory of her racing career in a dazzling 11 3/4-length romp in the $100,000 La Troienne (gr. III), the 6-year-old mare was sent home May 1.

  • Stakes-winning Roxelana Resumes Comeback

    Bill Landes' Roxelana, an easy winner at Turfway Park in her return to competition in September, will continue her comeback on Friday in a six-furlong allowance race over her home track at Churchill Downs.

  • Raja Baba, has died at age 34.

    Leading Sire Raja Baba Euthanized at 34

    Raja Baba, who sired two Breeders' Cup winners and topped both the general and 2-year-old sire lists, was euthanized Oct. 9 at Carl Pollard's Hermitage Farm near Goshen, Ky., because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • From the Print Edition: Breeders' Plans in Holding Pattern

    Commercial breeders in Kentucky are in no hurry to book their mares for the 2002 breeding season. Tough economic times, falling prices for sale horses, and the uncertainty caused by war and terrorism are making them approach the future cautiously. Many also feel there is no need to rush because there are so many stallions standing in the Bluegrass.