Keyword: Stone Farm

  • KTHA Bulletin from August 1, 1916

    BH 100: In The Beginning

    The year 2016 marks the centennial of the publication that proved to be the predecessor of Blood-Horse. Through the year we will publish frequent articles reflecting upon our history and progress.

  • G1 Triple for Coolmore, O'Brien in Ireland

    Order of St George capped a group I triple for Coolmore and associates Sept. 13 at the Curragh in winning the Irish St. Leger (Ire-I), but the race was marred by the fatal breakdown of last year's winner Brown Panther.

  • Air Force Blue Flies to Keeneland Phoenix Win

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien's Air Force Blue, a Kentucky-bred son of War Front, turned the tables on familiar rival Buratino and won the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (Ire-I) for 2-year-olds Aug. 9 at the Curragh.

  • Hip 549, a filly by Tiznow, brought $1.1 million.

    Tiznow Filly Brings $1.1M at Keeneland

    Stonereath Farm went to $1.1 million for a Tiznow filly Sept. 10 at the Keeneland September yearling sale. Consigned by Stone Farm, she's the second million-dollar filly to sell on the day.

  • Upperline sold to Town and Country for $1.75 million.

    Seven-Figure Horses Already Pass 2012 Total

    When Upperline sold to Town and Country for $1.75 million just after noon in the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, she was the eighth horse to sell for more than seven figures.

  • Upperline wins the Rood & Riddle Dowager Stakes.

    Upperline Bows Out With Game Dowager Triumph

    In the final start of her career, multiple graded stakes winner Upperline outfought Ciao Bella in the homestretch to prevail in the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes Oct. 21 on the Keeneland turf.

  • I'll Have Another
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    Another Sunday Silence?

    There are several eerie similarities between I'll Have Another and Sunday Silence, both dual classic winners that were sold to Japanese interests to begin their stallion careers.

  • Senada wins the Dowager Stakes.


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    Senada Snaps 11-Race Drought in Dowager Upset

    Sent off at odds of 16-1, Senada snapped an 11-race losing streak when she came from far off the pace to collar Upperline in deep stretch, capturing the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes on the Keeneland turf.

  • Forever Together

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    Champion Forever Together Retired

    Forever Together, voted the 2008 champion turf female after winning the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for owner George Strawbridge Jr.

  • Upperline takes control of the Arlington Oaks under E.T. Baird.

    Upperline Hooks a Win in Arlington Oaks

    Freshened since a fifth-place finish in the Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland three months ago, Upperline drew away to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) July 3.

  • Hip #342; Storm 'n Indian, colt, Storm Cat - Fleet Indian by Indian Charlie, brought $2,050,000 to top the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Keeneland Sale Continues Downward Spiral

    Three seven-figure horses pumped up the excitement on the second day of the Keeneland September yearling sale, but they didn't provide a big enough boost to end the discouraging slump in the auction's key business figures.

  • Hip 245, an Unbridled's Song filly became the first seven-figure offering of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    Unbridled's Song Filly Brings $1 Million

    An Unbridled's Song filly consigned by Stone Farm, agent, became the first seven-figure offering of the Keeneland September yearling sale when she was purchased by agent John Ferguson for $1 million during the early portion of the Sept. 15 second session.

  • Burning Keeneland Questions and Some Answers

    One day prior to the Sept. 14 start of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington, there was a lot of uncertainty about how the market would perform at a time when the economy was continuing to struggle. There also were some questions about what was going on around the sale grounds. Here they are, and here are their answers.

  • Strodes Creek finished 2nd in the 1994 Kentucky Derby.

    Derby Runner-Up Strodes Creek Dead

    Strokes Creek, who placed in both the 1994 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I), was euthanized after breaking a leg in a paddock accident in South Korea.

  • Wagon Limit

    Wagon Limit to Louisiana

    Wagon Limit, sire of grade I winner Silver Wagon, will stand the 2008 season at Moon Lake Equine Center near Elm Grove, La.

  • Shoppingwithbetty romps with Smarty Jones' first foal.

    Smarty Jones' First Foal Arrives

    The first foal by dual classic winner Smarty Jones arrived shortly after midnight Jan 10 at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Bejarano Pinpoints Pace in Sir Barton

    Pinpoint wanted the lead and Rafael Bejarano made sure he got it, controlling the pace and having plenty left for the stretch run in the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes Saturday at Pimlico.

  • Determination Lands Gallant Secret in Oaks

    It took plenty of determination – from breeder/owner James Fortney and trainer James Jackson – to get the filly Gallant Secret into Friday's Kentucky Oaks. Now she gets her shot at the big girls. "We're here to win," says Fortney.

  • Grade II Winner Quest Retired to Stone Farm

    Quest, a homebred grade II winner for Arthur B. Hancock III and Gerald Healy, has been retired from racing and will stand at Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Santa Catarina, brought $4.8 million at Keeneland's Tuesday session.

    'Young and Beautiful' Mares Boost Keeneland's Second Session

    Strong demand for young mares, especially those from the highly successful racing and breeding program of Bob and Beverly Lewis and from the dissolution of the breeding partnership of Stone Farm and Stonerside Stable, boosted Tuesday's second session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.

  • Fusaichi Pegasus, 2000 Kentucky Derby winner bred by Stone Farm-Stonerside partnership.

    Stonerside-Stone Farm Breeding Partnership to Dissolve

    One of the most successful breeding partnerships of recent times is ending. Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm and Robert and Janice McNair's Stonerside Farm, which bred 2000 Kentucky Derby winner (gr. I) Fusaichi Pegasus, are selling five mares they own together during the Keeneland November auction.

  • Graded Winner Owsley Retired

    Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm announced the retirement of homebred grade II winner Owsley from racing.

  • Hancock Looks for Sequel to Original 'Superman'

    In the movie business, sequels usually don't measure up to the originals. But Thoroughbred breeder Arthur B. Hancock III, owner of Stone Farm near Paris, Ky., is hoping a 2003 foal he has nicknamed Superman II is every bit as successful as a 1997 colt Hancock dubbed Superman, later named Fusaichi Pegasus.

  • Skywalker dead at age 21.

    BC Classic Winner Skywalker Dead

    Skywalker, who won the 1986 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and whose champion son Bertrando finished second in the 1993 running, died the morning of Feb. 25 of a heart attack.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Sunday Silenced

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Sunday Silence, who died in Japan Monday at age 16, saved Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm from bankruptcy in the late 1980s.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Sunday Silenced

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Sunday Silence, who died in Japan Monday at age 16, saved Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm from bankruptcy in the late 1980s.

  • Scotty Schulhofer, Hall of Fame trainer retires.

    After Four Decades, Trainer Schulhofer Retires

    After four decades as a trainer, Flint (Scotty) Schulhofer has officially announced his retirement, although he still will be a daily visitor at the barn, which will now be run by his son and long-time assistant Randy.

  • Stone Farm To Offer Its First Saratoga Consignment

    Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm will offer its first consignment ever at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga select yearling sale, which is scheduled to begin on Aug. 7 . It will be only the second time that a farm owned by the Hancock family has consigned horses to the auction since the early 1940s.

  • Strodes Creek is the latest U.S. stallion to depart for Japan.

    Strodes Creek to Japan

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up Strodes Creek has been sold to Turf Company of Japan, according to Florida-based bloodstock consultant John Jacobs, who represents Turf Company.

  • Northern Baby Pensioned

    Northern Baby, a 25-year-old son of Northern Dancer and sire of 40 stakes winners, has been pensioned at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. Northern Baby first stood in Europe before being moved to Stone for the 1982 breeding season. Northern Baby, who covered 22 mares in each of the past two breeding seasons, sired the earners of $22 million.