Thursday, November 16, 2017
Protonico, the four-time Graded stakes-winning son of Giant’s Causeway, has moved to John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington to stand the upcoming 2018 breeding season. His fee will be $6,500 stands and nurses...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Tapiture's Keeneland November sale weanlings have been some of the most popular of any first-crop sire at the auction...
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Sunday's session of the Keeneland November sale featured a $175,000 colt by Dialed In...
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.