Keyword: Three Chimneys Farm

  • 2012 Kentucky Derby Wrap

    Lenny Shulman recaps I'll Have Another's victorious run in the 138th Kentucky Derby. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • 2012 Kentucky Oaks Day Wrap

    Eric Mitchell recaps Kentucky Oaks Day for 2012, highlighted by the victory by Believe You Can and Rosie Napravnik in the Kentucky Oaks. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Dynaformer

    Dynaformer's Memorial - Sandy Hatfield

    Three Chimneys' stallion manager Sandy Hatfield at Dynaformer's memorial service May 3, 2012. You may need to turn your volume up slightly once the video begins.

  • Kentucky Derby News Minute 5/2/2012

    Lenny Shulman updates the news of the day, including the first track appearances for Gemologist, El Padrino, and Take Charge Indy, and the arrival of Hansen. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Kentucky Derby Interview: Mike Maker

    Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Mike Maker about Hansen, 2-year-old Juvenile champion, and one of the Kentucky Derby favorites. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Thiskyhasnolimit

    Surgery Successful on Thiskyhasnolimit

    Thiskyhasnolimit, who suffered a fracture to his right front cannon bone during the Feb. 25 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds, underwent successful surgery Feb. 26 and has a good prognosis for recovery.

  • Keeneland Sept Interview: Case Clay

    Esther Marr talks with Case Clay, president of Three Chimneys Farm, about Big Brown's yearlings. Case also discusses his predictions for the Keeneland September sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Ave, hip 276, sells for $1.4 million.

    Ave Sells for $1.4 Million at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Ave became the first horse to bring a seven-figure price at the Keeneland January horses of all age sale when she sold for $1.4 million three-quarters of the way through the first session in Lexington Jan. 10.

  • Wickedly Perfect, hip 245, sells for $800,000.

    Wickedly Perfect Brings $800,000

    Wickedly Perfect, winner of the Darley Alcibiades Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland in 2010, returned to Keeneland and brought $800,000 during the opening session of the January horses of all ages sale in Lexington Jan. 10.

  • Peters Leaving Three Chimneys

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced Oct. 27 that stallion seasons and matings specialist Anne Peters has decided to go out on her own.

  • RNA Sale to be Held at Three Chimneys

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm will once again host its annual September RNA Showcase sale Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Madison Scott, Pat Chapman, and Smarty Jones

    Inside Track: Smarty's No. 1 Fan

    Despite losing to Birdstone in heartbreaking fashion in the Belmont, Smarty Jones touched Madison Scott's heart. And from that point on she became "Smarty's No. 1 Fan," an unofficial title that became official July 6 when Three Chimneys Farm and Smarty's owner, Pat Chapman, arranged for the 15-year-old Scott to spend a week with her favorite horse.

  • Sheltowee, Three Chimneys Strike Alliance

    Sheltowee Farm owner Mike Evans said Aug. 4 his Paris, Ky.-based boarding and sales prep operation has entered into a strategic alliance with Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky.

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    Diamond Diva Faces Possible Retirement

    Diamond Diva, who captured the CashCall Mile Invitational Stakes (gr. IIT) and the Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) in 2008, was shipped from California to Kentucky July 8 following the recurrence of a suspensory injury, according to Daily Racing Form.

  • Rahy

    Rahy Pensioned by Three Chimneys Farm

    Robert Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced July 1 that Rahy, one of the farm's foundation sires, has been pensioned from stallion duty due to declining fertility. The 24-year-old stallion will stay at Three Chimneys throughout his retirement.

  • Craig Bandoroff

    Bandoroff, Collins: 2009 Will Be Tough

    What will the yearling selling season of 2009 be like? A story with comments from a variety of auction participants appeared in the June 27 edition of The Blood-Horse and also was published on the magazine's Web site: www.bloodhorse.com. Now, two more people, Lincoln Collins and Craig Bandoroff, weigh in on the subject.

  • KY Farms Deal With Ice Storm Aftermath

    While the icy wonderland that has blanketed the Bluegrass region left more than 600,000 Kentuckians without power the week of Jan. 25, Thoroughbred farm managers are doing all they can to keep their operations functional and safe in spite of property damage and lack of electricity.

  • Sky Mesa Colt Tops; Day's Market off 36%

    A weanling colt by Sky Mesa sold for $77,000 during the Nov. 14 session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale. The day's gloomy final figures weren't any different from the rest of the sessions, with the gross off 36% from last year's figures.

  • Eight Belles

    Eight Belles' Dam in Keeneland Sale

    Away, the dam of the ill-fated Eight Belles, has been entered in the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. An 11-year-old daughter of Dixieland Band, Away is Hip No. 271 and will be offered during the auction's opening session Nov. 3 in Lexington. She is in foal to Eight Belles's sire, Unbridled's Song.

  • Stud Fees: Where Are They Headed?

    With the prices for sale yearlings falling and world economic problems rising, many breeders are hoping to save money on stud fees in 2009. Stallion managers in Central Kentucky are expected to begin announcing the amounts they will charge soon, and several of them told The Blood-Horse they would be more likely to keep their fees the same than go down. They also plan to raise the fees for some stallions whose progeny have been performing well on the racetrack.

  • Three Chimneys RNA Sale Set for Sept. 12

    Three Chimneys, along with consignors Blackburn Farm, Brookdale Farm, Denali Stud, and Middlebrook Farm, will again host its annual September RNA Showcase sale Sept. 12 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (EDT).

  • A.P. Indy's Keeneland day 1 sales topper, a filly which sold for $3.1 million.

    A.P. Indy Emerges as Leading Day 1 Sire

    Although one of his offspring failed to sell for a record RNA price of $7.7 million, A.P. Indy did have the session-topper and emerged as the leading sire of yearlings sold during the first day of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 8.

  • Flowers surround the Eight Belles memorial plaque in the gardens of the Kentucky Derby Museum.

    Eight Belles Honored in Public Memorial

    With more than 200 people in attendance, this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) runner-up Eight Belles was memorialized in a public ceremony in the garden of the Kentucky Derby Museum Sept. 7.

  • Three Chimneys to Sponsor Hopeful Stakes

    Three Chimneys Farm has become the two-year title sponsor of the Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, the New York Racing Association announced Aug. 4.

  • Four Not Re-Elected to Cup Board

    Four incumbents, including vice chairman Robert Clay, weren't re-elected to the Breeders' Cup's board of members and trustees.

  • Patrick Munro meets Smarty Jones

    Boy's Wish Granted to Meet Smarty Jones

    The Kentucky region of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Three Chimneys Farm recently teamed up to grant a young boy's wish of meeting Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes (both gr. I) winner Smarty Jones. His experience will be chronicled June 30 during SportsCenter's "My Wish" series at 6:00 on ESPN.

  • Robert Clay

    Clay to Address Group in New York City

    Robert Clay, president of Three Chimneys Farm near Lexington and co-chairman of the board of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship, will address members of the Kentuckians of New York Society during their spring dinner June 5.

  • Roytz to Join Three Chimneys

    Three Chimneys Farm announced April 18 that Jen Roytz will take over as communications director for the farm in May.

  • Layton to Leave Three Chimneys

    Margaret Layton, longtime communications director for Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., announced Jan. 15 she will be leaving the operation after the May 3 Kentucky Derby.