Keyword: Hill 'n' Dale

  • Red Giant

    Millionaire Red Giant to Hill 'n' Dale

    Peachtree Stable's course record setter and grade I-winning millionaire Red Giant will begin his stud career for the 2009 breeding season at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington, where he will stand for a fee of $7,500.

  • Shakespeare's First Foal

    The first foal by grade I winner and millionaire Shakespeare is a colt born Jan. 14 at Frank and Mattie Justice's Dell Ridge Farm near Lexington.

  • Indyanne

    Fast Filly Indyanne Euthanized

    Graded stakes winner Indyanne, who fractured a sesamoid in her left front ankle while leading in the La Brea Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 27 at Santa Anita, was euthanized Jan. 13.

  • Indygo Shiner to stand at Hill 'n' Dale

    Indygo Shiner, who is represented by four Argentine group I winners this year, will stand the 2009 breeding season at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.

  • Better Than Honour sold for $14 million at Fasig-Tipton.

    Better Than Honour Sets World Record

    Even though we're in the midst of a global financial crisis, a special horse can still bring a jaw-dropping amount. Better Than Honour, the dam of back-to-back Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Jazil and champion Rags to Riches, set a world Thoroughbred auction record for a broodmare or broodmare prospect Nov. 2 when her price soared to $14 million during the Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale in Lexington.

  • Better Than Honour

    Better Than Honour: A Rare Jewel

    Amongst all the equine sapphires and emeralds selling at the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale, breeders are also going to be offered the chance to buy the equine equivalent of the Hope Diamond.

  • Stormy Atlantic

    Stormy Atlantic Stays at $45,000

    John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms, located near Lexington, has announced that Stormy Atlantic's 2009 stud fee will remain the same at $45,000.

  • 2-time Breeders' Cup Sprint Winner Midnight Lute<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%3D6473503%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Midnight Lute to Hill 'n' Dale

    Midnight Lute, the only horse to win the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) twice, has been retired from racing and will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington in 2009.

  • Harlington

    Harlington to Hill 'n' Dale

    Eugene Melnyk's Harlington, a grade II winner out of Hall of Famer Serena's Song, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2009 at John G. Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.

  • Average Price Rises at Woodbine Sale

    Four days after the selected session of Canadian-bred yearlings realized a small dip in average price, the preferred session boasted a 3% increase in average price despite large hikes in yearlings not sold and a drop in median price.

  • Backstreet Rhythm takes the Garden City over the favored entry of Pure Clan and Ariege.<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%3D5811450%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Backseat Rhythm Takes Garden City

    Paul Pompa Jr.'s Backseat Rhythm came with a five-wide move and rallied from fifth at the top of the stretch, eventually getting up in the final strides under Javier Castellano to win the $250,000 Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) by a half-length on Belmont's yielding turf course Sept. 6.

  • Strawberry Reason

    Strawberry Reason Dead

    Strawberry Reason, dam of champion Vindication, was found dead in her pasture June 29 at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Seeking the Dia to Stud at Hill 'n' Dale

    It was announced Aug. 6 that the Storm Cat horse Seeking the Dia, a five-time stakes winner, four-time group winner, and earner of more than $5 million, will join the stallion roster at John G. Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington for the 2009 breeding season.

  • Storm Cat filly, topped Monday's session of the Saratoga sale.

    Average, Median Rise at Saratoga Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale, a small boutique auction that offers quality horses, got off to what the company's chairman, D.G. Van Clief Jr., termed "a solid start " Aug. 4 in New York.

  • Storm Cat Filly Brings $1.5 Million

    Barry Irwin of Team Valor Stables went to $1.5 million to secure a lovely daughter of Storm Cat as the opening session of the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling came to a close Aug. 4.

  • Heatseeker (IRE) will begin his stud career in 2009 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington, Ky.

    Heatseeker to Stand at Hill 'n' Dale

    William de Burgh has announced that his grade I winner Heatseeker will begin his stud career in 2009 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington

  • Better Than Honour

    Better Than Honour Through for Year

    Better Than Honour, dam of consecutive Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners Jazil and Rags to Riches, won't be bred again this year.

  • Candy Ride (ARG) stands at Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Lexington.

    Candy Ride Sires First Winner

    Candy Ride, an unbeaten grade I winner and Argentine champion, came through with his first winner when his son El Brujo won June 8 at Woodbine.

  • Pussycat Doll, shown winning the Santa Monica (gr. I) has been retired from racing because of a foot abscess.

    Pussycat Doll Retired

    Pussycat Doll, a grade I winner three separate years, has been retired from racing because of a foot abscess. Owned by Roy and Gretchen Jackson, she has been bred to Ghostzapper and pronounced in foal.

  • Hill 'n' Dale Remains Cigar Mile Sponsor

    The New York Racing Association announced March 19 that Hill 'n' Dale Farms will continue to sponsor the Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) through 2010.

  • Behaving Badly

    Behaving Badly's First Foal

    Grade I winner Behaving Badly produced her first foal, a colt by champion Bernardini, Feb. 4.

  • Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Midnight Lute headlines the Cigar Mile.

    'Lute's Ready to Roll in Cigar Mile

    When you have a horse at the top of his game, seize the moment and have some fun, says trainer Bob Baffert. With an Eclipse Award as top sprinter all but a certainty, Midnight Lute looks to add to his laurels in the $300,000 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile (gr.I) at Aqueduct Nov. 24.

  • Keeneland Sale Analysis: Strength at the Top

    In contrast to this year's yearling auctions, the record-setting first day of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale on Nov. 5 was fueled by strength at the top, with moderate weakness in the middle.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 1 Wrap

    BloodHorseNOW.com reporter Ron Mitchell interviews John Sikura of Hill 'n' Dale about the world record price set today and recaps the first day of the sale from Keeneland.

  • Vindication will stand once again for $60,000 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Farms.

    Vindication to Stay at $60,000

    Vindication, seventh on the first-crop sire list by progeny earnings, will stand once again for $60,000 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington.

  • Settlement Terms Reached in McIngvale Lawsuit

    A settlement has been reached in Jim McIngvale's lawsuit against multiple parties, according to a document filed in a Texas federal court May 3, paving the way for an end to the high-profile legal dispute involving alleged sales commission fraud.

  • Hill 'n' Dale Seeks Dismissal from McIngvale Lawsuit

    Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency has filed a motion asking a Texas judge to dismiss it from James McIngvale's fraud lawsuit, the first member of the most recently-added defendants to respond with a filed court answer to the allegations.

  • Consignors Added to McIngvale Lawsuit

    Racehorse owner James McIngvale has expanded his high-profile lawsuit against three horsemen to include several consignors allegedly involved in claimed fraudulent public auction transactions.