Keyword: Three Chimneys

  • Smarty Jones Sires First Millionaire

    Smarty Jones, the champion 3-year-old male and dual classic winner of 2004, came through with his first millionaire when his 4-year-old daughter Keiai Gerbera won the July 11 Procyon Stakes (Jpn-III).

  • Good Reward stands at Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky.

    First U.S. Winner by Good Reward

    Good Reward, a two-time grade I winner, came through with his first winner in the United States when his Washington-bred son Tactician triumphed at Emerald Downs June 27.

  • Clay Resigns as PNC Bank Director

    Robert Clay, who operates Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., has resigned as a director of PNC Financial and it subsidiary PNC Bank after serving more than 22 years.

  • Exchange Rate to Shuttle to Argentina

    Exchange Rate, who stands at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., will shuttle to Argentina to stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Alberto and Renata Stein's Haras La Leyenda.

  • Lewis Michael Sires First Foal

    Grade II winner Lewis Michael's first reported foal is a filly out of the stakes-winning A.P. Indy mare Liz On Polk Street.

  • Antique Auction and her 2010 filly, one of the last foals sired by pensioned stallion Theatrical.

    First of the Last Two Theatrical Foals Born

    One of only two expected foals from the last crop by pensioned stallion Theatrical was born Jan. 11 at the new Padua foaling barn at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • KY Farm Tour Web Site to be Launched

    In an effort to promote the local Thoroughbred industry, a recently formed company called Horse Capital Productions will launch a Web site Jan. 15 to serve as a bridge between farms and tour companies in the Bluegrass.

  • F-T Ky. Fall Yearling Sale Rebounds

    The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale bucked the prevailing negative trends in the Thoroughbred marketplace to post increases of 9.1% in median price and 5.7% in gross revenue during its three-day run that ended Oct. 28 in Lexington.

  • Red Giant at Three Chimneys Farm.

    Red Giant to Three Chimneys for 2010

    Red Giant, who set a world record for 1 1/4 miles on turf, will stand the 2010 breeding season at Robert Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • Big Brown, winner of the 2008 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, was started back under tack at Three Chimneys Farm.

    Big Brown Galloping at Three Chimneys

    Big Brown, the 2008 champion 3-year-old male and winner of that year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), was started back under tack Monday morning Aug. 17 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • Exchange Rate to Shuttle to Argentina

    Exchange Rate, along with Good Reward and Point Given, will shuttle to South America for the 2009 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Three Chimneys Promotes Donworth

    Richie Donworth, who has worked at Three Chimneys Farm as broodmare manager at the Old Bradley Place division, has been named the division's new general manager.

  • Owners' and Breeders' listen closely at the TOBA breeding clinic at Three Chimneys Farm.

    New Owners Learn About Breeding Process

    If there's one thing the horse industry needs, its new blood to fuel the sport. The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association works each year to accomplish just that through its new owner seminars and breeding clinics, the most recent of which took place at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. May 29.

  • Dynaformer Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Dynaformer, who stands at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., has reached the 100 mark by number of stakes winners.

  • Past Ky Derby Winners: Big Brown (Video)

    Big Brown, who is standing his first season at Three Chimneys, was last year's Triple Crown hopeful, as he won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.

  • Sky Mesa Returned to Breeding

    Sky Mesa, who underwent two colic-related surgeries in mid-February, returned to the breeding shed April 6 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

  • Sky Mesa Still Sidelined

    Sky Mesa, who was hoped to be back breeding around March 20 after two operations related to colic, remains on the sidelines at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.

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    First Mares in Foal to Big Brown

    Three Chimneys Farm announced March 12 that several notable mares have already been confirmed in-foal to first year sire Big Brown.

  • Dreaming of Anna

    Dreaming of Anna in Foal to Street Cry

    Dreaming of Anna, Eclipse champion and winner of the 2006 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) has been confirmed in foal to Street Cry, according to Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Sky Mesa Back at Three Chimneys Farm

    Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who had two operations related to a bout of colic, arrived back at Three Chimneys Farm Feb. 25 from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington and is on schedule to return to breeding around March 20.

  • Sky Mesa

    Additional Surgery for Sky Mesa

    Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who underwent colic surgery Feb. 15, is being kept at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital where an additional operation was performed Feb. 19 to correct an impaction, according to Three Chimneys farm president Case Clay.

  • Sky Mesa

    Sky Mesa Undergoes Surgery for Colic

    Sky Mesa, whose son General Quarters entered the Triple Crown picture with an upset victory in the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) on Feb. 14, has been taken out of service after undergoing surgery for colic over the weekend. Colic is acute abdominal pain.

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    Stardom Bound Booked to Big Brown

    Big Brown, last year's 3-year-old champion male, is scheduled to cover a number of prominent mares this year at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. Mates beyond this year will include champion Stardom Bound following her retirement from racing.

  • Smarty Jones

    Smarty Jones Now a Broodmare Sire

    Champion Smarty Jones, whose first foals just turned 3, is the broodmare sire of a filly born Jan. 18 in Pennsylvania.

  • Air Commander

    Air Commander to Mighty Acres

    Grade II winner Air Commander will enter stud at Dr. Warren Center's Mighty Acres near Pryor, Okla.

  • Wild Again with Three Chimneys stallion manager Sandy Hatfield in September 2008.<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%3D6965443%26ref%3

    Wild Again Euthanized at Age 28

    Three Chimneys Farm owner Robert Clay announced Dec. 5 that inaugural Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner and prolific stallion Wild Again was euthanized earlier in the day due to the infirmities of old age.

  • Callwood Dancer is the lone grade II winner in the Cardinal Handicap.

    Callwood Dancer Formidable in Cardinal

    Three Chimneys' Callwood Dancer, the lone grade II winner in a field of older fillies and mares, has the edge and will carry top weight of 122 pounds in the $100,000-added Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 15.

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    Big Brown Settles in at Three Chimneys

    On a delightful autumn afternoon, Big Brown contently stood for photos and surveyed his new home while fulfilling the role of guest of honor during Three Chimneys Farm's open house for breeders Nov. 5.

  • Eight Belles' dam Away sells for $2.5 million at Keeneland Nov. 3.

    Dam of Eight Belles Brings $2.5 Million

    Away, the dam of the ill-fated Eight Belles, was purchased for $2.5 million during the opening session of the 2008 Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 3 at the Central Kentucky auction house.

  • Lewis Michael has been retired to Three Chimneys Farm.

    Lewis Michael Retired to Three Chimneys

    Multiple grade II stakes winner and multiple track record-holder Lewis Michael has been retired and is available for inspection at Three Chimneys Farm, it was announced Oct. 29.

  • Mike Iavarone

    Iavarone Reflects on Big Brown's Injury

    One minute, Mike Iavarone was all smiles after watching Big Brown work a sharp six furlongs in 1:12 4/5 over the Aqueduct turf course in company with stablemate Kip Deville on Oct. 13, and the next he was announcing the colt's retirement.

  • Three Chimneys Teams with Neiman Marcus

    A racing stable managed by Three Chimneys Farm is one of the featured gifts in the 2008 Christmas Book, which was unveiled Oct. 7 by Neiman Marcus.

  • Dreaming of Anna winning the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Champion Dreaming of Anna Retired

    Dreaming of Anna, a champion and Breeders' Cup winner, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for breeder/owner Frank C. Calabrese.

  • Keeneland September Gross Down 14.8%

    The Keeneland September yearling sale closed out its 15-session run in Lexington with downturns in every key business figure and gross revenue that fell short of last year's total by a whopping $57,019,500. But even though the setbacks were significant, many participants in the auction were pleased by its performance at a time when the nation is reeling from a financial meltdown and there are growing economic woes abroad.

  • Tiznow on Top Keeneland Day 4 Sire List

    Horse of the Year Tiznow, second on the general sire list this year, emerged on top the list of leading sires by average (with three of more sold) for the Sept. 11 fourth day of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Smarty Jones

    Smarty Jones' First Winner

    Champion and dual classic winner Smarty Jones came through with his first winner July 11.

  • Michael Iavarone, principal of IEAH Stables

    Iavarone: Reason for Loss Unknown

    One day after Big Brown was eased in his attempt to win the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and the Triple Crown as the 3-10 favorite, one of his co-owners said there is nothing physically wrong with the Boundary colt.

  • War Chant to Shuttle to Chile

    War Chant, winner of the 2000 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will shuttle to Chile to stand at Haras De Pirque.