Keyword: Three Chimneys

  • 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.

  • Trainer John Servis, said Smarty Jones is on track for Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Servis Says Smarty Jones Still on Track for Breeders' Cup

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness (gr. I) winner Smarty Jones, who was declared Monday from the Sept. 6 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) with a bruise in his left front foot, is still on track for the Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I), trainer John Servis said Tuesday.

  • Lunarpal runs away with the Three Chimneys Juvenile, Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Lunarpal Easy Winner of Three Chimneys

    Favored Lunarpal made it look easy, coasting home by five lengths in the $115,400 Three Chimneys Juvenile on the Kentucky Derby day undercard.

  • Capote Pensioned Over Health Concerns

    Three Chimneys stallion Capote has been pensioned because of a combination of fertility and neurological problems, Three Chimneys owner and syndicate manager Robert Clay said Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • Horse of the Year All Along Pensioned

    Alec Wildenstein's All Along, the 1983 Horse of the Year, has been pensioned. The 24-year-old mare is at Three Chimneys Farm near Lexington.

  • Weisbord to Launch New Equine Exchange

    Barry Weisbord, the publisher of Thoroughbred Daily News and an innovator in the Thoroughbred industry, will announce the rules and structure of his newest venture at a press briefing in Lexington Nov. 7.

  • Deceased stallion Fly So Free.

    Champion Fly So Free Dead

    Three Chimneys Farm president Dan Rosenberg announced the death of successful farm stallion Fly So Free Oct. 21 of congestive heart failure.

  • Stakes winner Composure among horses offered for sale.

    Spain, Composure Among Three Chimneys Keeneland Offerings

    Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) winner Spain, the highest-earning distaff runner in North American history, will be among the horses consigned by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clay's Three Chimneys Sales to Keeneland's November breeding stock auction.

  • 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 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

  • Limehouse Wins Three Chimneys

    Limehouse, a 2-year-old Grand Slam colt, won the first important juvenile stakes of the year, the Three Chimneys at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day.

  • 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

  • Three Chimneys Vet Addresses Australian X-Ray Seminar

    By Bronwyn Farr<p>Veterinarians should select racehorses at auction, not "radiographically clean horses," Three Chimneys' resident veterinarian Dr. Jim Morehead told Australia's leading equine veterinarians at a yearling radiographic seminar Aug. 18 at Sydney University.

  • Albert G. Clay

    Industry Leader Albert Clay Dies at Age 85

    Albert G. Clay, breeder and long-time Thoroughbred industry leader, died the morning of Aug. 20 at his residence in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Clay was 85. Clay helped found the American Horse Council in 1969, and served as that organization's secretary for many years.

  • Williams

    Kentucky Breeders Get Sober Message on VLTs

    Don't count on video poker was the sobering message Kentucky Senate President David Williams delivered Tuesday to an informal gathering of about 35 prominent Thoroughbred breeders and their representatives.

  • Holiday Runner (right) takes the Three Chimneys Juvenile on Derby Day at Churchill Downs.

    Filly Wins Three Chimneys Juvenile

    Always one of the highlights on the Kentucky Derby Day card, the Three Chimneys Juvenile went to Holiday Runner, a Meadowlake filly trained by D. Wayne Lukas.

  • Seattle Slew, has returned to Three Chimneys Farm.

    Seattle Slew Returns to Three Chimneys

    Seattle Slew returned home to Three Chimneys Farm early Wednesday morning, four days after undergoing surgery to fuse the joint between two vertebrae in his neck.

  • Six Crowns, Dam of Champion Chief's Crown, Dies at Age 26

    Six Crowns, the stakes winning dam of champion Chief's Crown and multiple grade I winner Classic Crown, was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age on Thursday, February 14 at the age of 26. The daughter of Secretariat will be buried at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm next to her dam, Filly Triple Crown winner Chris Evert.

  • Retired dual classic winner Point Given.

    Point Given to Stand for $125,000 at Three Chimneys After $50-Million Deal

    Prince Ahmed Salman announced that dual classic winner Point Given will stand at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. Clay said Point Given will be syndicated into 50 shares and stand for a fee of $125,000 live foal. Richard Mulhall, racing manager of Salman's The Thoroughbred Corp., said the share price is $1 million, putting a value of $50 million on the son of Thunder Gulch, second only among newly retired stallion prospects to the $60-million to $70-million value placed on last year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus. Unlike Fusaichi Pegasus, Point Given will not shuttle to the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Seattle Slew, with owner Mickey Taylor last September.

    Slew Back with a Bang

    Seattle Slew, back in the breeding shed after major surgery last year, has gotten 19 mares in foal from 22 reported covers as of April 19. "He is doing unbelievably well," said Mickey Taylor, who owns and is the syndicate manager of the son of Bold Reasoning. "He is a very happy horse and pleased to be back at work. He's feeling better all the time. In the past month or two he's gotten a lot stronger, and neurologically he's gotten better as well."

  • Keeneland to Buy Interest in Equine Spectrum

    Keeneland has signed a letter of intent to purchase a 25 percent interest in the online auction company Equine Spectrum. An additional 25 percent interest in the company is scheduled to be available to other investors in the Thoroughbred industry. Keeneland's board of directors will vote on the move at its April meeting.

  • French Deputy, U.S. stallion going to Japan.

    French Deputy Going to Japan

    French Deputy, an 8-year-old son of Deputy Minister, has been sold to Shadai Corp. of Hokkaido, Japan, according to Robert Clay, syndicate manager and owner of Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. The purchase price was not disclosed, and the deal is subject to a veterinary examination and blood testing. No travel plans have been announced for the stallion, yet.

  • War Chant (far left, red cap) blew by his rivals in the last eighth of the Breeders&#39; Cup Mile.

    War Chant Retired, To Stand at Three Chimneys

    Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner War Chant will not start in Sunday's Early Times Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park and will be retired to enter stud beginning next year, owner-breeder Irving Cowan confirmed Wednesday.

  • Fantastic Light, Rahy&#39;s leading money earner in 2000 through mid-September, captures the Man O&#39; War Stakes at Belmont Park.

    Rahy's Stud Fee Nearly Doubles

    The 2001 stud fee for Rahy, this year's fourth-leading North American sire by money earned, will nearly double from his 2000 fee, rising to $75,000. The 15-year-old stallion, who stands at Three Chimney's Farm near Midway, Ky., stood for an advertised fee of $40,000 in 2000.

  • First Winner For Miesque's Son

    Miesque's Son was represented by his first winner as a sire when Mr. Miesque came from off the pace to win a 5 1/2-furlong maiden race at Lone Star Park by 2 1/4 lengths.