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Hammond promoted as Vice Chairman of Darby Dan Farm
RSS Feeds 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.

“Robert is multi-talented and just fantastic to work with,” said Phillips. “Our goal is to go from great to greater, and that means utilizing a teammate’s attributes to the best benefit of the team. Since we can’t clone Robert, he is going to shift more to a strategic management role, stewarding clients and their business plans, as well as developing stallion investment strategies. We have a great group of managers in Sales, Yearlings, Broodmares, and Stallions; it has never been better or, honestly, more fun. Robert’s new role is the obvious next step for both of us, and I am excited about it.”

Added Hammond: “We have been on a roll for the last few years thanks to teamwork and the support of great clients. The future is bright and I am looking forward to playing my part.”