Keyword: Three Chimneys Farm

  • Dan Rosenberg Named Executive in Residence for UK Equine Initiative

    Dan Rosenberg, president and chief operating officer of Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., has been named executive in residence for the Equine Initiative within the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture. Rosenberg will continue in his present position at Three Chimneys in addition to the new role.

  • 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.

  • Millionaire Albert the Great's First Winner

    Albert the Great, a grade I winner who earned $3 million in his racing career, was represented by his first winner when his daughter Alberta Whiz won July 28 at Del Mar.

  • Point Given's First Winner

    Horse of the Year Point Given came through with his first winner when his daughter Claremont won July 23 at Arlington Park for owner Tracy Farmer.

  • Smarty Jones Remains Popular As Ever; Foundation Established

    One year removed from capturing the hearts of a nation following wins in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Smarty Jones remains as popular as ever. It's because of his popularity that the Smarty Jones Foundation was established.

  • Smarty Jones, arriving at Three Chimneys Farm last year.

    Smarty Jones Gets First Mare in Foal

    Graded stakes winner Forest Heiress is the first mare to be checked in foal to 2004 champion and dual classic winner Smarty Jones.

  • Grade I Winner Sky Mesa's First Foal

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced the arrival of Sky Mesa's first foal, a bay colt out of Star of Africa, by Polish Precedent, born Jan. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Silver Charm Sold to Japan

    Syndicate manager Robert Clay announced today that Three Chimneys stallion Silver Charm has been purchased by the Japan Racing Association to stand in Japan in 2005.

  • Three Chimneys Announces 2005 Fees

    Three Chimneys Farm, which earlier announced a fee of $100,000 for incoming stallion Smarty Jones and one of $25,000 for new arrival Yes It's True, announced fees for all but one of its remaining stallions.

  • Yes It's True's Fee Upped to $25,000 in 2005

    Syndicate manager Robert Clay announced today that the 2005 stud fee for millionaire Yes It's True, Three Chimneys' newest stallion, will be $25,000 live foal at the Midway, Ky, farm.

  • Yes It's True to Three Chimneys

    Satish and Anne Sanan's Padua Stables has sold a minority interest in Yes It's True, currently third on the freshman sire list by progeny earnings and fifth on the overall 2-year-old list, to Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Dual classic winner commands smart fee in first year at stud.

    Smarty Jones' Fee Set at $100,000

    Three Chimneys Farm owner Robert N. Clay announced Thursday the initial stud fee for dual classic winner Smarty Jones will be $100,000.

  • First Winners for Chester House, War Chant

    Grade I winner War Chant was represented by his first winner when daughter Speciale won the Aug. 1 Prix Yacowlef at Deauville in France in her initial start.

  • Clay Named Co-Director of Sales at Three Chimneys

    Case Clay has been named co-director of sales for Three Chimneys Farm. He and Braxton Lynch will oversee all aspects of Three Chimneys Sales, which last year sold 190 mares, weanlings, and yearlings at public auction for more than $36 million.

  • Miesque's Son To Stand in France

    Three Chimneys Farm owner Robert N. Clay, syndicate manager of Miesque's Son, announced the sale of the 11-year-old son of Mr. Prospector to Societe d'Exploitation des Haras for stallion duty in France.

  • Stakes-Winning Mare Secret Liaison Retired

    Desperado Stables' graded stakes winner Secret Liaison has been retired from racing and will reside at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • Dynaformer's Fee Boosted to $75,000

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced a $25,000 boost in the fee for Dynaformer, who will stand in 2004 for $75,000.

  • Sky Mesa, retired to Three Chimneys Farm.

    Grade I Winner Sky Mesa Retired; Fee $30,000

    John C. Oxley announced that his grade I winner Sky Mesa is being retired from racing to stand at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., for a fee of $30,000 live foal.

  • Sky Mesa May Breeze This Weekend

    Whether graded stakes winner Sky Mesa races again is likely to be determined within the next several days, according to trainer John T. Ward Jr. said. The trainer said Sky Mesa's first breeze since before the Travers could come as early as this weekend.

  • Sky Mesa, exited Travers with bruised hoof.

    Sky Mesa Sustained Bruised Hoof in Travers

    Sky Mesa, who finished last in the Travers (gr. I) as the 5-2 second choice Saturday, came out of the race with a bruised left front hoof, trainer John Ward said Monday.

  • Sky Mesa to stand at Three Chimneys.

    Sky Mesa to Stand at Three Chimneys

    John C. Oxley announced today that he has entered into an agreement to stand his grade I winner Sky Mesa at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm

  • Composure Going to A.P. Indy

    Composure, who was retired last week because of a fractured sesamoid, arrived March 22 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm

  • Bay colt out of Bessiepunkindo is the first foal for Albert the Great.

    First Foal for Albert the Great

    Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced the arrival of Albert the Great's first foal, a bay colt out of Bessiepunkindo (by Lion d'Or).

  • Fly So Free, pensioned at 14.

    Champion Fly So Free Pensioned

    Robert N. Clay of Three Chimneys Farm announced today that Eclipse Award winner Fly So Free is being pensioned because of health concerns.

  • Three Chimneys Announces Fees

    Three Chimneys Farm owner Robert N. Clay, who earlier dropped the fee for Horse of the Year Point Given from $125,000 to $75,000 for 2003, also announced drops for fellow Three Chimney stallions Rahy and War Chant

  • Point Given's Fee Reduced $50,000

    Syndicated stallion Point Given, whose fee of $125,000 was the highest for an incoming stallion of 2002, had his fee reduced to $75,000 for 2003.

  • Slew o' Gold, Three Chimneys Farm stallion, has been pensioned.

    Slew o' Gold Pensioned

    Slew o' Gold, who set the racing and breeding world abuzz with four grade/group I winners from his first crop, has been pensioned after failing to impregnate a single mare this year.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Look of Eagles

    <i> By Ray Paulick </i> --Sometimes it's easy to forget what's important about the game. People can argue long into the night about seemingly important issues like marketing, takeout rates, or medication and drug testing, but then a remarkable talent like Seattle Slew comes along and reminds everyone that the horse is king of this sport.