Keyword: Lane's End Farm

  • The Pacific Classic was among the wins this year for Pleasantly Perfect.

    Pleasantly Perfect Injured and Retired

    Pleasantly Perfect, who finished third in defense of his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury to the left hind ankle.

  • Pleasantly Perfect Injured and Retired

    Pleasantly Perfect, who finished third in defense of his title in the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been retired from racing after suffering an injury to the left hind ankle.

  • Lane's End Sponsors HRTV's BC Coverage

    Lane's End Farm is the presenting sponsor of HorseRacing TV's six-day coverage of the 21st renewal of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships from Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, TX, beginning Tuesday and continuing through Sunday.

  • Kingmambo's Fee Jumps to $300,000

    Kingmambo, sire of one of Europe's best 2-year-olds in the filly Divine Proportions, will stand for the same $300,000 fee belonging to fellow Lane's End Farm stallion A.P. Indy.

  • Top broodmare Battle Creek Girl.

    Prominent Broodmare Battle Creek Girl Dead

    Battle Creek Girl, whose six stakes winners include Canadian champion Wavering Girl, died Aug. 25 at age 27 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm from complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Dan Liebman<br>Executive Editor

    From Texas Tea

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - William S. Kilroy was racing a small, modest stable in Louisiana 30 years ago when he decided he wanted to enter the breeding side of the business. He approached a family friend with whom he had much in common, and the two hatched a plan to execute Kilroy's wishes.

  • Bowman&#39;s Band, enters stud in Maryland next year.

    Bowman's Band to Maryland Stallion Station for 2005

    Bowman's Band, a 6-year-old grade II stakes winner of more than $1.1 million, will be retired at the end of 2004 and will stand at the Maryland Stallion Station's new facility as the property of Martin S. Schwartz and Maryland Stallion Station.

  • Lane's End Not Selling at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga

    Lane's End Farm, a perennial leader at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sales, will not have a consignment at this year's sale held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Aug. 10-12. Instead, the sales agency of the Woodford County farm will focus its yearling prospects to Keeneland's September yearling sale in Kentucky, to be held Sept. 13-25.

  • Parade Ground to Flat Top in Colorado

    Grade II winner Parade Ground, whose first crop raced last year, has been moved to Dr. Kirk Shiner's Flat Top Ranch near Toponas, Colo.

  • Horse of the Year Mineshaft, at Lane&#39;s End Farm.

    Two Mares in Foal to Mineshaft

    William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm reported that the first two mares are in foal to 2003 Horse of the Year Mineshaft.

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  • Lane&#39;s End stallion Summer Squall.

    Lane's End Stallion Summer Squall Pensioned

    Classic winner and prominent sire Summer Squall has been retired from stud duty at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., due to continuing problems with his fertility.

  • Platinum Tiara and her A.P. Indy filly.

    Platinum Tiara's First Foal Born in Florida

    Platinum Tiara, runner-up in the 2000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), produced her first foal, an A.P. Indy filly, Feb. 10 at Stolen Hours Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Howard Not Accepting Congratulations Yet

    Even though Pleasantly Perfect's upset win in Saturday's $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I) puts trainer Neil Howard's retired colt Mineshaft securely in the driver's seat for Horse of the Year honors, the conditioner wasn't accepting congratulations Sunday morning.

  • Mineshaft, will enter stud in 2004 for a fee of $100,000.

    Lane's End Sets Mineshaft's Fee at $100,000

    Move over Vindication. There's a new leader among the stallions entering stud in 2004. Mineshaft, the leader on the NTRA poll, will begin his stallion career in 2004 for $100,000, twice that of Vindication, last year's champion juvenile male.

  • Toccet Confirmed As Going to Lane's End

    Daniel Borislow, whose grade I winner Toccet was taken off the Triple Crown trail because of an injury, has accepted the offer to stand the son of Awesome Again at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm.

  • Spend a Buck, with groom Mary Ann Hale, prior to victorious 1985 run for the roses.

    Derby Winner Spend a Buck Dead

    Spend a Buck, whose Kentucky Derby (gr. I) clocking of 2:00 1/5, remains the fourth-fastest of all time, died in November from anaphylactic shock in Brazil.

  • Rubiano, euthanized Tuesday at Lane&#39;s End Farm.

    Champion Rubiano Euthanized

    Rubiano, champion sprinter of 1992, was euthanized Tuesday following complications from laminitis, according to a release from William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm where he had stood since his retirement in 1992.

  • Came Home's Fee: $40,000

    Came Home's first-year stud fee will be $40,000. The son of Gone West, a multiple grade I winner and millionaire, will stand his first season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Came Home to Stand for $50,000

    Millionaire Came Home has arrived at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., and will begin his stallion career at $50,000 live foal.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic to stand in Japan.

    Charismatic to Japan

    Horse of the Year Charismatic, who has stood since his retirement at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., has been sold to the Japan Racing Association

  • Champion Lord Avie, Sire of 74 Stakes Winners, Pensioned

    Lord Avie, champion 2-year-old male of 1980 for SKS Stable and sire of 74 stakes winners, has been pensioned at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of advanced age and a decline in fertility.

  • Lane's End Keeps A.P. Indy at $300,000 for 2003

    A.P. Indy, who is having another good year at stud with eight stakes winners and the earners of $3.8 million, will stand in 2003 for the same $300,000 amount that he stood for in 2002, according to figures released by William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm.

  • Rain Keeps Spiral Hopefuls Off the Track

    Three days of heavy rain in Kentucky forced Turfway Park to close the track to training Wednesday morning, keeping two local contenders for the Lane's End Spiral Stakes (gr. II) under the shedrow.

  • Equine Spectrum Sells Gulch Season For $35,000

    A no guarantee season to the Mr. Prospector stallion Gulch sold for $35,000 to top Equine Spectrum's online sale of 2002 stallion seasons on Wednesday. The buyer was Headley Bell's Nicoma Bloodstock, which is based in Lexington. Gulch stands for a live foal fee of $50,000 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Farish: Ambassadorship is Challenging, Exciting

    The role of the U. S. Embassy in London, England has taken on added significance since the terrorist bombings of Sept. 11, according to William S. Farish, the Lane's End Farm owner who began his tenure in the diplomatic post last July.

  • Equine Spectrum Announces Plans, Hires New Executive Director

    Equine Spectrum, the online Thoroughbred auction company based in Central Kentucky, has a new executive director, Dan Kelliher, and plans to conduct up to five sales this year. The first will be an auction of stallion seasons that is scheduled for Feb. 6. Another sale will be held in April that will feature horses and stallion interests with connections to Triple Crown contenders. Additional auctions in 2002 will include one with tie-ins to the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Thunder Gulch takes a romp in his paddock.

    Thunder Gulch Rises to Top of 2001 Sire List

    The rise of Thunder Gulch from champion 3-year-old male to leading sire has been meteoric to say the least. Just six years removed from a championship season as North America's top sophomore, and with just three crops of racing age, the son of Gulch has made it to the apex of the sire charts.

  • The Bowling Green Handicap was among the four graded stakes won by King Cugat.

    King Cugat Joins Sire at Lane's End

    Millionaire King Cugat, who won or placed in 15 of 16 starts, has been retired and will enter stud for $10,000 live foal at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Secret Status, in her Kentucky Oaks victory.

    Millionaire Secret Status Retired

    Millionaire and multiple grade I winner Secret Status has been retired following an unplaced effort in the Oct. 7 Overbrook Spinster Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.

  • Blue Grass Winner Halory Hunter Moving to Iowa

    Halory Hunter, who won the 1998 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. II) for the Celtic Pride Stable of basketball coach Rick Pitino, is being moved for the 2002 breeding season from William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Ky., to Wade and Fred Feuring's Rockin River Ranch in Winterset, Iowa.

  • A.P. Indy, riding wave of success to $300,000 stud fee level.

    A.P. Indy at $300,000, Kingmambo at $200,000, for 2002

    William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm announced its stallion fees for 2002 and has placed premium fees for the services of A.P. Indy and Kingmambo. A.P. Indy, whose millionaire son Aptitude won the Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) over the weekend, will stand for $300,000, and Kingmambo's fee will be $200,000.

  • Turfway Park's Spiral Stakes Gets Sponsor

    Lane's End Farm and Turfway Park announced a three-year agreement that will give the breeding farm located near Versailles, Ky., title sponsorship of the Northern Kentucky racetrack's premier Triple Crown prep race in the spring. It will be called the "Lane's End Spiral Stakes," which next year will be held March 23.