Keyword: Taylor Made Farm

  • Taylor Made to Conduct RNA Sale

    Taylor Made Sales Agency will host its annual RNA sale and party at its Nicholasville, Ky., facility Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. (EDT). Horses that were bought back during the early sessions of the Keeneland September yearling sale will be offered during the event.

  • Thorn Song holds scores a front-running victory in the Firecracker Handicap.

    Thorn Song Lights Up Firecracker

    Front-running Thorn Song slammed the door on prohibitive choice Einstein in the stretch and held on for a one-length victory in the $213,250 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) over a yielding Churchill Downs turf course July 4.

  • Speightstown

    First Winner for Speightstown

    Freshman sire Speightstown (Gone West-Silken Cat, by Storm Cat) was represented by his first winner May 15 at York in England.

  • Thorn Song gets up to win the River City.

    Thorn Song Nabs River City

    Zayat Stables' Thorn Song continued his excellent record on the turf when he got up in the final strides to take the $200,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 23.

  • Fleet Indian, shown winning the Personal Ensign Stakes, will be honored on August 1st. <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%3D503272%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Fleet Indian Day Aug. 1 at Saratoga

    Saratoga Race Course will honor retired champion mare Fleet Indian with the running of the first Fleet Indian Stakes for 3-year-old and up New York-bred fillies going 1 1/16 miles Aug. 1.

  • Goulash Foals Storm Cat Colt

    Goulash, the dam of champion Ashado, welcomed a half-brother to that top runner March 21 when she foaled a Storm Cat colt at Taylor Made Farm.

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    Fleet Indian Continues Stall Rest

    Fleet Indian, who was injured during the stretch run of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), underwent precautionary radiographs and an ultrasound Nov. 13 at Taylor Made Farm.

  • Officer Relocated to Taylor Made

    Freshman sire Officer has been relocated to Taylor Made Farm for the 2007 breeding season after the Nicholasville, Ky.,-based farm acquired an interest in the stallion.

  • Taylor Made to Host Night of Tango in Lexington

    This year's Derby week festivities will include a Broadway show presented by Taylor Made called "Forever Tango" May 4 in Lexington, with proceeds to benefit the Race for Education and Operation Read.

  • Southern Image

    Southern Image to Shuttle to Widden in Australia

    Grade I winner Southern Image, who is standing his first season at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., under the Taylor Made/WinStar banner, will shuttle in 2006 to Widden Stud near Denman, Australia.

  • Grade II Winner Quero Quero Retired

    Quero Quero, a California grade II winner and half-sister to two-time champion sprinter Housebuster, has been retired from racing and is booked to A.P. Indy.

  • Race For Education Benefits Casner Scholarship

    The Third Annual Race For Education 5K Run, which for the first time this year includes a 10K run, will be held Oct. 8, in downtown Midway, Ky. The race, benefiting the Karri Casner Memorial Scholarship Fund, is sponsored by Taylor Made Farm, Central Bank, and RJ Corman Railroad Group.

  • Graded Turf Filly Mambo Slew Retired

    Mambo Slew, a two-time graded stakes winner on grass, has been retired from racing with a record of four wins from 15 starts and earnings of $282,180.

  • Unbridled's Song Season Supports Cancer Research

    Touched by the recent stories of the late Alex Scott and her Alex's Lemonade Stand, Ernie Paragallo of North Mass, New York and a part owner of the Kentucky-based stallion Unbridled's Song is contributing $62,500 to Alex's Lemonade Stand and $62,500 to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation based in New Canaan, Connecticut.

  • Northern Afleet Season to be Sold to Benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand

    The Northern Afleet syndicate and its manager Taylor Made/WinStar venture has agreed to donate the proceeds of a live auction of a 2006 Northern Afleet no guarantee season to benefit "Alex's Lemonade Stand." The auction of this season will be held Tuesday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m. on the backstretch of Churchill Downs adjacent the clocker's stand.

  • Exploit to Cloverleaf in Florida

    Grade II winner Exploit, who ranks among the leaders on the second-crop sire list by 2004 and lifetime progeny earnings, will be relocated to John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Forestry's Fee Upped to $75,000

    Forestry, who ranks in the runner-up spot on the leading second-crop sire list by 2004 progeny earnings, will stand for $75,000.

  • Katies, Dam of Hishi Amazon, Dead

    English champion Katies, dam of Japanese champion Hishi Amazon, was euthanized Aug. 20 at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Ernie Paragallo, announced plans to sell racing stock, broodmares.

    Paragallo to Sell Racing Stock, Broodmares

    Ernie Paragallo, whose Paraneck Stable has sent out numerous stakes horses over the past eight years, is selling all his horses, with the exception of his stallions, and hopes to have everything sold by the end of the year.

  • Stallion Our Emblem, will shuttle to Brazil.

    Our Emblem Shuttling to Brazil

    Taylor Made Farm and WinStar Farm have agreed to lease Our Emblem to Goncalo Borgs Torrealba's TNT Stud in Centro-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the upcoming season.

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry...

  • Consummate Teacher

    <i>By James B. Keogh</i> -- December 19, 2003, was a cold, wintry day in Central Kentucky, and a very dark day for the horse industry. It marked the death of Joseph L. Taylor, co-owner of Taylor Made Farm and former manager of Gainesway Farm.

  • Kentucky farming pioneer Joe Taylor, victim of icy roads.

    Joe Taylor, Longtime Gainesway Manager, Dies in Auto Accident

    Joe Taylor, the legendary Kentucky farm manager who literally wrote the book on how to breed and raise racehorses, was killed in a two-car accident on an ice-slickened Tates Creek Road on the south side of Lexington early Friday evening.

  • Grade I Winner Miss Linda Retired

    Grade I winner Miss Linda has been retired from racing and will be bred to Unbridled's Song. Miss Linda retires with a career record of 21-8-2-6. She earned $870,000.

  • Champion Riboletta's First Foal

    Riboletta, a champion racemare for Aaron and Marie Jones, produced her first foal, a Forestry filly, Jan. 22

  • Taylor Made to Act as Agent For Invisible Ink

    Taylor Made Farm has been named as the broker for Kentucky Derby runner-up Invisible Ink. John Fort, president of Peachtree Stable, the syndicate that owns Invisible Ink, said that the farm will be the sole agent in negotiating deals to stand the son of Thunder Gulch.

  • Judge TC to McMahon's Farm in New York

    Grade II winner Judge TC, sixth on the third-crop sire list by lifetime progeny earnings, will stand at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Saint Ballado dead at 13.

    Saint Ballado Euthanized

    Central Kentucky stallion Saint Ballado, who underwent surgery to correct clinical signs associated with a compressive cervical myelopathy, was euthanized Oct. 20 following complications after the operation.

  • Taylor Made to Start Our Emblem at $35,000

    Our Emblem, whose popularity rose to new heights after his son War Emblem won this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand for $35,000 in 2003 at the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Champion Forty Niner, in 1989.

    Forty Niner on the Market; May Return to U.S.

    Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made Farm has confirmed that his family's Central Kentucky farm has expressed an interest in purchasing prominent Japanese stallion Forty Niner, but denied a report published in Japan that Taylor Made already has submitted a $10 million offer for the 17-year-old son of Mr. Prospector.

  • Our Emblem Price Tag: $10.1-Million

    The price that WinStar Farms and Taylor Made Farm paid for Our Emblem, the sire of Triple Crown hopeful War Emblem, was $10.1-million, according to WinStar president Doug Cauthen.

  • Gourmet Girl, will be bred and then probably sold.

    Champion Gourmet Girl Retired

    Gary Tanaka's Gourmet Girl, who was honored with an Eclipse Award as champion older female of 2001 the previous week, has been retired from racing according to trainer Pico Perdomo.

  • Repent continued on the road to the Kentucky Derby with a victory in the Risen Star Stakes.

    Fair Grounds Race Report: McPeeking in New Orleans

    It was the same old song but with a different beat. In 1995, trainer Kenny McPeek brought Tejano Run to Fair Grounds for his sophomore debut in the Risen Star Stakes. Tejano Run staggered home in fifth as the 1-2 favorite that year but went on to finish a fast-closing second to Thunder Gulch in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

  • 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.

  • Maria&#39;s Mon emerged on top the leading second-crop sire list.

    Hey Mon, He's the Leading Second Crop Sire

    The race to determine the leading second-crop sire of 2001 came down to a photo finish between Maria's Mon and Unbridled's Song. At the wire, it was Maria's Mon edging Unbridled's Song by a mere $51,566 to take the title.

  • Tiznow, retired to stud at WinStar Farm.

    Tiznow to Stand at WinStar; Taylor Made Also Buys In

    Tiznow, whose victory in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) for the second consecutive year placed him solidly in the running for a another Horse of the Year title, will stand at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Repent Gives Louis Quatorze First Stakes Winner

    Select Stable's Repent returned from a nose-length maiden win Sept. 7 at Turfway Park to win the track's $100,000 Kentucky Cup Juvenile Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, giving Preakness (gr. I) winner Louis Quatorze his first stakes winner as a sire.

  • Riboletta Returns To Training

    Champion racemare Riboletta will return to training after falling victim to the mysterious mare reproductive loss syndrome that has devastated Kentucky. Riboletta will return to trainer Eduardo Inda's barn in California.

  • Stormy Pick, ridden by Jose C. Ferrer, captures the Grade I $200,000 Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga Friday.

    Stormy Pick Wires Field for Spinaway Victory

    Raymond Dweck's Stormy Pick zipped to a wire-to-wire victory over eight other 2-year-old fillies in Friday's $200,000 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, giving freshman sire Storm Creek a leg up on his competition in the list of leading first-crop sires.