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.
A Family Affair: Winter Memories, Darby Dan, and Phillips Racing
RSS Feeds Saturday, July 30, 2011
Darby Dan Farm began life in Kentucky in 1949. Following the death of E.R. Bradley in 1946, his Idle Hour Farm, on Old Frankfort Pike in Lexington, was sold, and John Galbreath, who had begun Darby Dan Farm in Ohio, bought a portion of the property.

Winter Memories doesn’t race in the name or the colors of Darby Dan; she runs in the green and white silks of Phillips Racing Stable, the racing partnership of John Phillips, Galbreath’s grandson.  Phillips also bred her.

But when Phillips talks about his wonderful filly, it is the spirit of Darby Dan that he evokes.

For the rest of this article from Teresa Genaro's Brooklyn Backstretch, click here.