Keyword: Vinery

  • Peace Rules

    Peace Rules Sires First Winner

    Grade I winner Peace Rules not only sired his first winner May 25, but also his initial stakes winner in the process.

  • Lantana Mob runs down the pace setters to take the Hirsch Jacobs.<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%3D4541452%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Lantana Mob Speeds to Hirsch Victory

    Lantana Mob equaled the six-furlong track record at Pimlico May 17 when he ran down Silver Edition for a neck victory in the $100,000 Hirsch Jacobs Stakes (gr. III) on the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard.

  • More Than Ready shuttles between Australia and Kentucky for stud duty.

    More Than Ready's Fee Jumps

    More Than Ready, who figures to top this season's Australian 2-year-old sires list, has had his stud fee bumped to $110,000 (approximately $103,000 in U.S. funds) for this year's Australian bookings.

  • Brahms will stand at Elite Thoroughbreds in Louisiana.

    Brahms to Elite in Louisiana

    Brahms, a grade I-winning son of Danzig, will stand the 2008 breeding season at Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.

  • Eclipse Award winner Gilded Time will stand in Alberta, Canada, in 2008.

    Gilded Time to Bar None in Alberta

    Gilded Time, an Eclipse Award winner who has sired the earners of $43.4 million, has been purchased by Bar None Ranches and will stand at that farm near Dewinton, Alberta, Canada, in 2008.

  • West coast based for his racing career, Stormello will stand stud at the Vinery in Kentucky.

    Grade I Winner Stormello to Vinery

    Stormello, a grade I winner at 2, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.

  • Repent is one of three stallions moving to Vinery's Florida operation.

    Vinery Adds Three Stallions to Florida Roster

    Three stallions -- Congrats, Alke, and Repent -- previously announced as standing in 2008 at Brent Fernung's Journeyman Stud will instead take up residence at the Florida division of Tom Simon's Vinery near Summerfield, it was announced Oct. 19.

  • Kodiak Kowboy

    BC Focus: Kodiak Kowboy

    Ask Rick Porter and Vinery Farm manager Tom Ludt to comment on the sales histories of the 2-year-old Posse colt Kodiak Kowboy and his dam, Kokadrie, and the two men spin a circular tale.

  • Australians Seek American Help in Fight Against Equine Influenza

    In a Sept. 14 meeting at Keeneland Race Course, William Inglis and Son -- Australia's leading Thoroughbred sales agency since 1867 -- sought American help to fight the ramifications of an equine influenza outbreak that could result in the loss of half of the country's Thoroughbred foal crop of 2008.

  • Runaway Groom, last month at Vinery.

    Prominent Stallion Runaway Groom Dead

    Runaway Groom, who beat the year's three U.S. classic winners in the 1982 Travers Stakes (gr. I), was euthanized June 8 at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Edgar Prado wins the Vinery Madison on Mary Delaney, Wednesday at Keeneland.<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%3D998279%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Mary Delaney Impressive in Vinery Madison Win

    Synthetic surface specialist Mary Delaney took the lead shortly after the start and never looked back Wednesday to take Keeneland's Vinery Madison Stakes (gr. II) in impressive fashion.

  • Major Sire Runaway Groom Pensioned

    Major sire Runaway Groom, who won a memorable Travers Stakes (gr. I), has been pensioned due to the infirmities of old age.

  • Vinery Starts Silver Train Off at $25,000

    Silver Train, who ended Lost in the Fog's unbeaten streak in winning last year's TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has arrived for stallion duty at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.

  • Trust N Luck Moving to Florida

    Trust N Luck, who stood his first three seasons at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, is moving to Vinery Florida for the 2007 season.

  • Booklet Colt Tops Eighth Session at Keeneland

    A bay son from the only crop sired by grade I winner Booklet brought the top price of $500,000 Tuesday at the Keeneland September yearling auction in Lexington. John Brocklebank, agent, purchased the colt from Vinery.

  • Vinery Hosts 2006 TOBA Awards Dinner

    One of the most definitive and memorable evenings kicking off the fall season in Central Kentucky is the annual Thoroughbred Owners' and Breeders' Award dinner, which is now in its 21st year.

  • Grade II Winner Ruler's Court to Louisiana

    Ruler's Court, a California grade II winner and a joint high-weight on the Experimental Free Handicap, will stand his first season at stud at Dr. Bob Hewlet's Holly Hill Farm near Benton, La.

  • Silver Train to Vinery After Racing Career

    Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery has purchased the breeding rights Silver Train, most recently the winner of the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I), and the colt will stand at the Kentucky division of the farm at the conclusion of his racing career.

  • The Cliff's Edge's First Foal

    The first reported foal sired by grade I winner The Cliff's Edge is a filly born Jan. 9 at Lane's End/Oak Tree Division near Lexington.

  • Wilkins Joins Stonewall as Stallion Director

    Ken Wilkins has been hired by Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm as director of stallion operations. Wilkins will oversee season sales, as well as private transactions at the recently-completed stallion complex and office in Versailles, Ky.

  • Grade II Winner Ruler's Court to Vinery in Florida

    Grade II winner Ruler's Court, the joint high-weight on the 2003 Experimental Free Handicap for males, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery Stud near Summerfield, Fla.

  • Purge to Stand for $20,000

    Purge, who won the Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) in his farewell race, will begin his stallion career for a fee of $20,000 at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, Ky.

  • Management Changes Announced at Vinery

    Vinery general manager Bates Newton will step down Jan. 1. Newton has served as the nursery's general manager since Dr. Tom Simon purchased the farm near Lexington in September 1999.

  • More Than Ready Colt Wins Flemington Derby

    Before a record Derby day crowd of 115,600 at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, Benicio, a Vinery-bred colt by More Than Ready, laid the foundation for a stud career in winning the 152nd Victoria Derby (Aust-I) Oct 29.

  • Vinery Bumps More Than Ready's Fee to $30,000

    More Than Ready, one of the leading second-crop sires while standing at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, will stand in 2006 for $30,000, up from his 2005 fee of $20,000.

  • Red Dazzler Takes Caulfield Guineas Prep

    Red Ransom could have another hot prospect in Australia, with Red Dazzler emerging as a leading Caulfield Guineas (Aust-I) contender in winning the Bill Stutt Stakes (Aust-II) at Moonee Valley Sept. 23.

  • Purge to Stand at Vinery in 2006

    Purge, a multiple New York graded stakes winner, will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington in 2006.

  • Brooklyn Handicap winner Limehouse will retire to Vinery at year's end.

    Limehouse to Retire at End of Year; Will Stand at Vinery

    Limehouse, who ran fourth in Smarty Jones' Kentucky Derby (gr. I) last year and this June won the Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), will be retired at the end of the year and will stand in 2006 at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.