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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.