Keyword: William T. Young

  • Early Return

    Carson City Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Early Return, who set the pace in the F. W. Gaudin Memorial Stakes at Fair Grounds Jan. 22, became the 100th stakes winner by deceased stallion Carson City when he captured the six-furlong stakes in 1:09.51.

  • California Sire Salt Lake Dies

    Salt Lake, a successful stallion first in Kentucky and then in California, was euthanized July 20. He stood at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.

  • Flanders

    Champion Flanders Euthanized

    Flanders, whose hard fought victory in the 1994 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) was chosen by readers of The Blood-Horse as the race of the year, was euthanized in mid-February.

  • Overbrook Farm

    Terrazas to Lease Overbrook Land

    Eduardo Terrazas' Terrazas Thoroughbreds will be relocating from Elmer Whitaker's Whitaker Farm on Paris Pike near Lexington to the Young family's Overbrook Farm, which ceased operations this year and is nearly finished dispersing its horses.

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    Storm Cat Pensioned

    Storm Cat, North America's premier sire for years, has been pensioned from stallion duty because of declining fertility at the Young family's Overbrook Farm near Lexington.

  • The Jockey Club Elects Seven New Members

    The Jockey Club today announced the election of seven new members: William Backer, Robert McNair, Nick Nicholson, Mace Siegel, Stella Thayer, Frank "Scoop" Vessels III, and William T. Young, Jr.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Sugar and Spice

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The victories by Tabasco Cat in the 1994 Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) were looked upon by the late William T. Young as his happiest moments in racing.

  • Tabasco Cat at Overbrook Farm in 1995.

    Classic Winner Tabasco Cat Dies in Japan

    Tabasco Cat, who won the 1994 Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont (gr. I) Stakes as a homebred for William T. Young and David Reynolds, died at the Japan Bloodstock Breeders' Association's Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan.

  • Quick Action, Team Lukas Take 'Cappy' for Overbrook

    It certainly wasn't the biggest race of the season, but Monday's $81,225 Fred "Cappy" Capossela had to be special to Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas' New York operation. The winner, Quick Action is owned by longtime client Overbrook Farm, whose founder, William T. Young, died last week.

  • William T. Young's Wife, Lucy, Dies

    Lucy Maddox Young, whose husband, William T. Young, built Overbrook Farm near Lexington into one of the nation's leading nurseries, died Jan. 13.

  • Boston Harbor Sold to Japanese Breeders

    The deal between William T. Young's Overbrook Farm and the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders Association for the sale of Overbrook's first-crop stallion Boston Harbor has been completed.

  • Breeding plans have not been finalized for champion Surfside, who has been retired from racing.

    Champion Surfside Retired; Might be Going to Unbridled

    William T. Young's homebred Surfside, who was champion 3-year-old filly in 2000 and a finalist for best 2-year-old filly the previous year, has been retired from racing. The daughter of Seattle Slew arrived at Overbrook near Lexington earlier in the week. "She's 100% sound, and was retired so she could be bred," said farm official Ric Waldman, who mentioned Unbridled as a possible mate