Tuesday, July 28, 2015
John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm has promoted Robert Hammond to Vice Chairman of the historic Lexington-based Thoroughbred operation. Hammond had been serving as Darby Dan’s Farm Manager for the last five years...
Friday, July 24, 2015
American Holiday maiden special weight victory July 24 at Ellis Park gave American Lion his second winner from his first crop...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Are You Kidding Me won his second graded stakes in the $209,600 Nijinsky S. (G2) Sunday at Woodbine. The 5-year-old son of Run Away and Hide, who took Woodbine’s Eclipse S. (G2) last month, is the leading earner of 2015 for his sire...
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.