Saturday, December 13, 2014
Freshman sire Tale of Ekati’s first crop has performed exceptionally well as 2014 draws near its close, with the Darby Dan stallion logging several maiden special weight winners...
Sunday, December 07, 2014
Tale of Ekati logged his 12th winner from his first crop on Sunday when the 2-year-old colt Senna scored a nose victory...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Darby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions. The Lexington-based farm will again be offering various incentives programs in 2015 to provide value to breeders, including the Profit Protection Program, Goldmine 20/20 Match Program, and Black-Type Bonanza Program...
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Freshman sire Tale of Ekati’s first crop has performed exceptionally well as 2014 draws near its close, with the Darby Dan stallion logging several maiden special weight winners...
Sunday, December 07, 2014
Tale of Ekati logged his 12th winner from his first crop on Sunday when the 2-year-old colt Senna scored a nose victory...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Darby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions. The Lexington-based farm will again be offering various incentives programs in 2015 to provide value to breeders, including the Profit Protection Program, Goldmine 20/20 Match Program, and Black-Type Bonanza Program...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Pair of Darby Dan Distaffers Top $2 Million At Fasig-Tipton
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Tale of Ekati’s hot November continued into the second weekend of the month as the freshman sire tallied a pair of maiden special weight winners...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Tale of Ekati sired his eighth two-year-old winner of the season on November 8th, when $400,000 yearling A Shin Carat glistened in her career debut at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Darby Dan’s consignment at the Fasig-Tipton November auction included two of the top eight highest priced sales figures paid at the one-day sale...
Friday, October 31, 2014
First-crop sire Tale of Ekati logged his seventh winner on Nov. 7 when A Little Unique scampered to a 2 ½ length maiden special weight victory...
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Taris, the fastest 3-year-old filly in North America and recent runaway winner of Keeneland’s Raven Run S. (G2), has been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November sale on Nov. 3 in Lexington, KY where she’ll be offered by Darby Dan Sales...
Monday, October 20, 2014
2014 November sales consignments are red-carpet ready...
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Morning Tale ran her record to 2-for-2 with an electrifying head victory in a one-mile allowance contest for 2-year-old fillies...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
The first weanling offered at auction by Classic winner Shackleford topped the Oct. 6-7 Fasig-Tipton Fall sale with a winning bid of $150,000...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Run Away and Hide’s multiple stakes winner Mico Margarita added to his impressive resume with a sharp score in the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup...
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Ekati’s Phaeton overwhelmed a field of 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Gulfstream Park, winning by 10 ¼-lengths...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Freshman sire Tale of Ekati notched his sixth winner on Saturday when Charles Fipke’s homebred filly Morning Tale scored by 4 ½-lengths...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Freshman stallion Tale of Ekati sired his fifth two-year-old winner today, when Legend of Tutu led every step of the way in a maiden special weight at Finger Lakes…
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Magna Graduate sired his third juvenile stakes performer in 15 days, when Unbridled Graduate ran second in the Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes at Thistledown on August 9th...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Darby Dan graduate Spring to the Sky rocketed to his third consecutive win in the $100,000 Troy Stakes over the main track at Saratoga on August 13th.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
First-year sire Tale of Ekati got his fourth winner on Saturday with Ekati's Phaeton scoring by a nose in a six-furlong maiden special weight test for 2-year-old fillies...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Run Away and Hide's Mico Margarita collared Star Harbor in the final furlong to go on to a length and a half victory in the $100,000 Robert Byrd Memorial...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
First-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...
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Jessica'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...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Darby 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...
Monday, June 02, 2014
Magna 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...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Good reason for deals late in season
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Darby Dan Farm has named John Hamilton as the new Director of Client Development at the Lexington-based farm...
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Mico 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...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Grade 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...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Darby Dan Farm freshman sire Tale of Ekati got off to a fast start when his initial runner Princesa Gold broke her maiden...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Oatsee, 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...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The 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...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Multiple 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...
Saturday, February 01, 2014
Little 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...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Run Away and Hide's Grade 2 winner Alberts Hope was weighted at 118 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
New and Improved Breeder Incentives
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Florida Derby (G1) winner Dialed In sired his first foal when a colt was born late Monday, Jan. 13 at Sierra Farm in Lexington, KY...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Jersey 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...
Sunday, January 05, 2014
Darby Dan Farm has hired Carl McEntee to its expanding team as the new Director of Sales and Bloodstock at the Lexington-based Thoroughbred farm...
Saturday, January 04, 2014
Shackleford, 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...
Friday, December 20, 2013
Year-end review by general manager Robert Hammond