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...
Sun Country gallops by 9 in MSW
RSS Feeds Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Sun King's latest impressive winner from his first crop came on July 26, when Sun Country rolled to a nine-length win going six furlongs at Prairie Meadows. The 2-year-old colt dueled for the first half-mile before drawing off in the stretch. (VIDEO)

Sun Country is owned by his breeders Richard Bremer and Cheryl Sprick. The chestnut colt finished fourth in the $107,000 Iowa Stallion Futurity July 8 in his career debut. He has now earned $19,481 in two starts. Sun Country is out of Thigh High Boots, whose only other foal is four-time stakes winner Bet Your Boots.

Sun King has already been represented by three maiden special weight winners and four more who have been on the board in maiden special events. His son Legalis won in Europe on turf while Valid Jet was a seven-length winner on dirt. The 9-year-old stallion had a full book of mares his first three years at stud while standing at Darby Dan for $10,000 LFS&N.