Copyright 2014 Darby DanFirst-crop sire Tale of Ekati got his third winner from just five starters on Saturday when the 2-year-old filly Saffron broke her maiden...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/tale-of-ekati-first-time-starter-up-to-task.htmlSat, 26 Jul 2014 18:42:00 GMT2014-07-26T18:42:00Tale of Ekati first-time starter up to taskJessica's Star rallied from off the pace with a sweeping four-wide move to score his first graded stakes win in the $250,000 Iowa Derby (G3) at Prairie Meadows racetrack on Saturday night...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/magna-graduate-sophomore-captures-g3-iowa-derby.htmlSun, 29 Jun 2014 00:22:00 GMT2014-06-29T00:22:00Magna Graduate sophomore captures G3 Iowa DerbyDarby Dan Farm has launched an online store that offers fans a variety of apparel and accessories for purchase, as well as limited edition art and collectibles of many of the most notable Thoroughbreds in the farm’s long history...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-launches-online-store.htmlWed, 04 Jun 2014 12:05:00 GMT2014-06-04T12:05:00Darby Dan launches online storeMagna Graduate got his latest stakes winner on Saturday evening when Jessica's Star, making his first lifetime start in a stakes, battled to a well-earned neck victory in the $75,000 Prairie Mile S...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/jessicas-star-shines-in-first-career-stakes-start.htmlMon, 02 Jun 2014 22:32:00 GMT2014-06-02T22:32:00Jessica's Star shines in first career stakes startDarby Dan Farm has named John Hamilton as the new Director of Client Development at the Lexington-based farm...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-names-hamilton-as-director-of-client-development.htmlTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:10:00 GMT2014-04-15T16:10:00Darby Dan names Hamilton as Director of Client DevelopmentMico Margarita rolled to an 8 3/4-length victory in Saturday evening's $60,000 Oak Hall S. at Evangeline Downs, with the 4-year-old son of Run Away and Hide setting a track record...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/record-setting-stakes-win-for-run-away-and-hide-colt.htmlSun, 13 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT2014-04-13T22:00:00Record-setting stakes win for Run Away and Hide coltGrade 1 winner Tale of Ekati had the top-priced juvenile for a freshman sire at the April 7 Keeneland sale of 2-year-olds in training sale...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/440k-tale-of-ekati-colt-tops-for-frosh-sires-at-kee-april-sale.htmlMon, 07 Apr 2014 20:56:00 GMT2014-04-07T20:56:00$440K Tale of Ekati colt tops for freshman sires at KEE April saleDarby Dan Farm freshman sire Tale of Ekati got off to a fast start when his initial runner Princesa Gold broke her maiden...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/first-winner-for-tale-of-ekati.htmlTue, 01 Apr 2014 22:41:00 GMT2014-04-01T22:41:00First winner for Tale of EkatiOatsee, a two-time Grade 1 producer and the 2011 Broodmare of the Year, gave birth to a filly from the first crop of champion Frankel early Thursday, March 27th at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/broodmare-of-the-year-oatsee-has-frankel-filly.htmlThu, 27 Mar 2014 16:52:00 GMT2014-03-27T16:52:00Broodmare of the Year Oatsee has Frankel fillyThe first-ever 2-year-old offered at auction by multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati brought $115,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. selected sale of 2-year-olds in training...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/tale-of-ekatis-first-2yo-brings-115k-at-obs-march-sale.htmlTue, 11 Mar 2014 23:21:00 GMT2014-03-11T23:21:00Tale of Ekati's first 2yo brings $115K at OBS March saleMultiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories delivered her first foal on March 1st, a colt by Street Cry (Ire) born at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/g1-winner-winter-memories-has-street-cry-colt-as-first-foal.htmlThu, 06 Mar 2014 16:10:00 GMT2014-03-06T16:10:00G1 winner Winter Memories has Street Cry colt as first foalLittle Face brought smiles to her connections with a front-running score in the $65,000 Louisiana Premier Night Ladies S. Saturday evening at Delta Downs...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/new-stakes-winner-for-magna-graduate.htmlSat, 01 Feb 2014 22:09:00 GMT2014-02-01T22:09:00New stakes winner for Magna GraduateRun Away and Hide's Grade 2 winner Alberts Hope was weighted at 118 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/experimental-free-cap-alberts-hope-at-118.htmlThu, 30 Jan 2014 21:12:00 GMT2014-01-30T21:12:00Experimental Free 'Cap: Alberts Hope at 118New and Improved Breeder Incentiveshttp://www.darbydan.com/domains/www.darbydan.com/cmsfiles/docs/142438-DarbyDan-Newsletter-TDN.pdfWed, 29 Jan 2014 09:16:00 GMT2014-01-29T09:16:00Darby Dan Farm's January NewsletterFlorida Derby (G1) winner Dialed In sired his first foal when a colt was born late Monday, Jan. 13 at Sierra Farm in Lexington, KY...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/g1-winner-dialed-in-sires-first-foal.htmlTue, 14 Jan 2014 16:10:00 GMT2014-01-14T16:10:00G1 winner Dialed In sires first foalJersey Town, the Grade 1-winning miler by leading sire Speightstown, sired his first foal when a filly was born the morning of Friday, Jan. 10 at Pennland Farm in Paris, KY...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/g1-winner-jersey-town-sires-first-foal.htmlFri, 10 Jan 2014 17:25:00 GMT2014-01-10T17:25:00G1 winner Jersey Town sires first foalDarby Dan Farm has hired Carl McEntee to its expanding team as the new Director of Sales and Bloodstock at the Lexington-based Thoroughbred farm...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-tabs-mcentee-as-director-of-sales-and-bloodstock.htmlSun, 05 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT2014-01-05T00:00:00Darby Dan tabs McEntee as Director of Sales and BloodstockShackleford, winner of the Preakness S. (G1), Met Mile H. (G1), and Clark H. (G1), sired his first foal when a filly was born on Saturday, Jan. 4 at Alastar Thoroughbreds, LLC near Nicholasville, Kentucky...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/classic-winner-shackleford’s-first-foal-a-filly.htmlSat, 04 Jan 2014 20:48:00 GMT2014-01-04T20:48:00Classic winner Shackleford’s first foal a fillyYear-end review by general manager Robert Hammondhttp://www.darbydan.com/Domains/www.darbydan.com/CMSFiles/Docs/141476-DarbyDan-Newsletter-fullpg-TDN.pdfFri, 20 Dec 2013 12:38:00 GMT2013-12-20T12:38:00Darby Dan December 2013 NewsletterLook Quickly ran her record to a perfect 4-for-4 Saturday when she zipped to a 1 3/4-length victory in the $58,700 Golden Gate Debutante...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/run-away-and-hide-filly-takes-golden-gate-debutante.htmlSat, 30 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-11-30T00:00:00Run Away and Hide filly takes Golden Gate DebutanteFollowing a stellar 2013 year for his progeny, the BloodHorse's MarketWatch has named Run Away and Hide one of their value sires for 2014...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/run-away-and-hide-a-marketwatch-value-sire-for-2014.htmlSat, 23 Nov 2013 21:51:00 GMT2013-11-23T21:51:00Run Away and Hide: A MarketWatch value sire for 2014The first mares in-foal to our highly popular stallions Shackleford and Dialed In will be offered at Keeneland during the November 5-14 sessions.http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-november-2013-newsletter.htmlFri, 01 Nov 2013 14:02:00 GMT2013-11-01T14:02:00Darby Dan November 2013 NewsletterLightly raced Spring to the Sky looks to spring an upset in this Saturday's $1,000,000 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1)...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-grad-looks-to-spring-upset-in-bc-turf-sprint.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 16:03:00 GMT2013-10-29T16:03:00Darby Dan Grad Looks to Spring Upset in BC Turf SprintA swift move early in the stretch carried Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred 2-year-old filly Recepta to a decisive win in the $100,000 Chelsea Flower S. Sunday at Belmont Park...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/phillips-homebred-storms-home-in-100k-chelsea-flower.htmlSun, 27 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-10-27T00:00:00Phillips homebred storms home in $100K Chelsea FlowerTake It Like a Man took to the slop Saturday night at Charles Town to register a 1 1/4-length victory in the $400,000 Researcher S. for 3-year-olds...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/run-away-and-hide-adds-fifth-sw-of-2013.htmlSun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-22T00:00:00Run Away and Hide adds fifth SW of 2013Perfect Soul's lone offering during Day 1 of the 2013 Keeneland September Yearling sale brought an impressive $270,000 from winning bidder Bridlewood Farm.http://www.darbydan.com/articles/perfect-soul-filly-brings-270k-during-keeneland-day-1.htmlWed, 11 Sep 2013 20:09:00 GMT2013-09-11T20:09:00Perfect Soul filly brings $270K during Keeneland day 1Talented 3-year-old colt Are You Kidding Me, who hails from the first crop of Darby Dan stallion Run Away and Hide, has shown much improved speed and focus since adding blinkers in his last start. That move paid dividends in the $200,000 Kent S. (G3)...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/are-you-kidding-me-dominates-200000-kent-s.-(g3).htmlSat, 07 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-07T00:00:00Are You Kidding Me dominates $200,000 Kent S. (G3)O’Prado Again, winner of the 2011 Remsen S. (G2) as a 2-year-old, has been retired and will stand stud in 2014 at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington. A 4-year-old son of leading sire of sires El Prado (Ire)...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/o’prado-again-g2-winning-juvenile-by-el-prado-retires-to-darby-dan.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-05T00:00:00O’Prado Again, G2-winning juvenile by El Prado, retires to Darby DanThe Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) sale was led by Darby Dan Farm stallion...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/perfect-soul-colt-tops-cths-sale.htmlWed, 04 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-04T00:00:00Perfect Soul colt tops CTHS saleSecond-crop sire Magna Graduate had an impressive representative from both his first and second crops on Friday night at Indiana Downs, as 2-year-old colt Gone Mountain won a Maiden Special Weight...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/two-impressive-mdspwt-winners-friday-for-magna-graduate.htmlFri, 09 Aug 2013 23:45:00 GMT2013-08-09T23:45:00Two impressive MdSpWt winners Friday for Magna GraduateAlberts Hope made the most of his first stakes start with a come-from-behind victory in Sunday's $150,250 Best Pal S. (G2)...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/run-away-and-hide-2yo-prevails-in-g2-best-pal-s.htmlSun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-08-04T00:00:00Run Away and Hide 2yo prevails in G2 Best Pal S.First-year stallions Shackleford and Dialed In each covered more mares this past breeding season than any previous stallion in Darby Dan history...http://www.darbydan.com/Domains/www.darbydan.com/CMSFiles/Docs/136792-DarbyDan-Newsletter-fullpg-TDN-proof.pdfTue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-30T00:00:00Darby Dan July 2013 NewsletterWith the 75th renewal of the prestigious Grade 1 Diana Stakes approaching this Saturday, Darby Dan Farm owner John Phillips and his team have a special reason–or four special reasons–to celebrate...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/darby-dan-celebrates-four-living-winners-of-saratoga’s-diana.htmlThu, 25 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-25T00:00:00Darby Dan celebrates 4 living winners of Saratoga’s DianaThe first yearlings offered by multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati caught the attention of many top buyers Monday, July 15th at the annual Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale, and subsequently his average flirted with the six-figure mark which represented more than six times his stud fee...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/big-buyers-prices-follow-tale-of-ekatis-first-yearlings.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-16T00:00:00Big buyers, prices follow Tale of Ekati's first yearlingsMatter of Fact was all business in his debut on July 15, drawing off to an eye-catching 7 1/4-length maiden special weight victory...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/magna-graduate-2yo-debuts-in-a-big-way.htmlTue, 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-16T00:00:00Magna Graduate 2yo debuts in a big wayAlberts Hope, a 2-year-old by Run Away and Hide, stayed close the pace throughout the five-furlong race on the all-weather surface at Hollywood Park on July 14. The first-time starter cleared the field at the 1/16 pole and won by a margin 3/4 of a length...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/run-away-and-hide-2yo-impresses-in-debut-at-hollywood.htmlMon, 15 Jul 2013 14:33:00 GMT2013-07-15T14:33:00Run Away and Hide 2yo impresses in debut at HollywoodLiving up to her name, My Perfect Ten, a 5-year-old Perfect Soul mare, rolled to an easy victory in the $50,000 Ellis Park Turf S. on Saturday...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/simply-perfect-in-ellis-park-turf-s.htmlSat, 06 Jul 2013 23:00:00 GMT2013-07-06T23:00:00Simply "Perfect" in Ellis Park Turf S.Mico Margarita's victory in the $150,000 Carry Back S. (G3) at Calder Race Course highlighted a stellar day for Run Away and Hide...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/mico-margarita-tops-big-day-for-run-away-and-hide.htmlSat, 06 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-06T00:00:00Mico Margarita tops big day for Run Away and HideBlueeyesintherein, Magna Graduate's undefeated 2-year-old filly of 2012, cruised to an easy 4 ¾-length victory against older fillies and mares in the $55,860 featured allowance race on Thursday, June 13 at Churchill...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/gsw-magna-graduate-filly-crushes-elders-in-churchill-feature.htmlThu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-06-13T00:00:00GSW Magna Graduate filly crushes elders in Churchill featureCharles Fipke's homebred Golden Soul gave his connections a huge thrill with his stirring stretch run in Kentucky Derby 139, coming from 15th place to finish second...http://www.darbydan.com/articles/golden-soul-gives-his-all-in-kentucky-derby-139.htmlSun, 05 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-05-05T00:00:00Golden Soul gives his all in Kentucky Derby 139http://www.darbydan.com/articles.rssDarby DanMon, 06 Oct 2008 09:47:23 GMTen-us