Copyright 2016 Darby DanDarby Dan Farm has set 2017 stud fees for its roster of eight stallions set to stand the upcoming breeding season, led by current leading freshman sires Dialed In and Shackleford who will both stand for $15,000 S&N..., 01 Nov 2016 16:28:00 GMT2016-11-01T16:28:00Darby Dan sets 2017 stud feesDarby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2016 roster of stallions..., 10 Nov 2015 09:01:00 GMT2015-11-10T09:01:00Darby Dan sets 2016 stud feesSky Kingdom, the multiple graded stakes-winning son of leading sire Empire Maker, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2016 breeding season at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY for a fee of $5,000 S&N. Sky Kingdom will participate in Darby Dan’s Share The Upside program, and is now available for inspection..., 22 Sep 2015 16:52:00 GMT2015-09-22T16:52:00Sky Kingdom, multiple GSW by Empire Maker, retires to Darby DanDarby Dan Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Tapit’s millionaire son Tapiture, who will continue racing throughout the remainder of his 4-year-old campaign before retiring to stand stud at the Lexington-based farm in 2016..., 11 Sep 2015 15:30:00 GMT2015-09-11T15:30:00Darby Dan acquires breeding rights to millionaire TapitureJohn 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..., 28 Jul 2015 14:54:00 GMT2015-07-28T14:54:00Hammond promoted as Vice Chairman of Darby Dan FarmDarby Dan Farm has set stud fees for its 2015 roster of stallions. The Lexington-based farm will again be offering various incentives programs in 2015 to provide value to breeders, including the Profit Protection Program, Goldmine 20/20 Match Program, and Black-Type Bonanza Program..., 26 Nov 2014 10:05:00 GMT2014-11-26T10:05:00Darby Dan sets 2015 stud feesTaris, the fastest 3-year-old filly in North America and recent runaway winner of Keeneland’s Raven Run S. (G2), has been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November sale on Nov. 3 in Lexington, KY where she’ll be offered by Darby Dan Sales..., 25 Oct 2014 17:05:00 GMT2014-10-25T17:05:00Darby Dan to offer Taris at F-T NovemberDarby Dan Farm has launched an online store that offers fans a variety of apparel and accessories for purchase, as well as limited edition art and collectibles of many of the most notable Thoroughbreds in the farm’s long history..., 04 Jun 2014 12:05:00 GMT2014-06-04T12:05:00Darby Dan launches online storeDarby Dan Farm has named John Hamilton as the new Director of Client Development at the Lexington-based farm..., 15 Apr 2014 16:10:00 GMT2014-04-15T16:10:00Darby Dan names Hamilton as Director of Client DevelopmentOatsee, a two-time Grade 1 producer and the 2011 Broodmare of the Year, gave birth to a filly from the first crop of champion Frankel early Thursday, March 27th at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY..., 27 Mar 2014 16:52:00 GMT2014-03-27T16:52:00Broodmare of the Year Oatsee has Frankel fillyMultiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories delivered her first foal on March 1st, a colt by Street Cry (Ire) born at John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington..., 06 Mar 2014 16:10:00 GMT2014-03-06T16:10:00G1 winner Winter Memories has Street Cry colt as first foalDarby Dan Farm has hired Carl McEntee to its expanding team as the new Director of Sales and Bloodstock at the Lexington-based Thoroughbred farm..., 05 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT2014-01-05T00:00:00Darby Dan tabs McEntee as Director of Sales and BloodstockA swift move early in the stretch carried Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred 2-year-old filly Recepta to a decisive win in the $100,000 Chelsea Flower S. Sunday at Belmont Park..., 27 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-10-27T00:00:00Phillips homebred storms home in $100K Chelsea FlowerO’Prado Again, winner of the 2011 Remsen S. (G2) as a 2-year-old, has been retired and will stand stud in 2014 at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington. A 4-year-old son of leading sire of sires El Prado (Ire)...’prado-again-g2-winning-juvenile-by-el-prado-retires-to-darby-dan.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-05T00:00:00O’Prado Again, G2-winning juvenile by El Prado, retires to Darby DanThe Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) sale was led by Darby Dan Farm stallion..., 04 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-09-04T00:00:00Perfect Soul colt tops CTHS saleMatter of Fact was all business in his debut on July 15, drawing off to an eye-catching 7 1/4-length maiden special weight victory..., 16 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-07-16T00:00:00Magna Graduate 2yo debuts in a big wayBlueeyesintherein, Magna Graduate's undefeated 2-year-old filly of 2012, cruised to an easy 4 ¾-length victory against older fillies and mares in the $55,860 featured allowance race on Thursday, June 13 at Churchill..., 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-06-13T00:00:00GSW Magna Graduate filly crushes elders in Churchill featureIt's been more than 8 months since the retirement of one of racing's most beautiful and exciting race mares, Winter Memories. Since then, I've tried to find time to write an in-depth blog about her that includes the history of Darby Dan Farm and Phillips Racing Partnership..., 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-04-29T00:00:00Thanks for the Winter Memories - DRF-Barbara Livingston Photo FeatureJohn Phillips remembers the moment clearly. He was attending a conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., listening to the late auction executive John Finney discuss the usual evolution of major Thoroughbred breeding farms..., 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-04-29T00:00:00Phillips shepherds Darby Dan's legacy into 21st centuryBraulio Baeza won the Kentucky Derby 50 years ago aboard Chateaugay, a horse from Lexington's Darby Dan Farm. He was among the first Latino jockeys to win the Run for the Roses..., 29 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-04-29T00:00:00Jockey who won 1963 Kentucky Derby helped lead the way for LatinosDialed In, Shackleford and Jersey Town, Darby Dan’s trio of Grade 1-winning freshman stallions, have all had their first respective mares scanned at 15 days and officially pronounced in foal..., 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-03-01T00:00:00First mares check in foal to exciting new trio of G1-winning stallionsMultiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories, winner of the July 28 Diana S. (G1) at Saratoga, in her final career start, will be bred to Darley Stud's top stallion Street Cry (IRE) for her first mating in 2013., 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT2013-01-21T00:00:00Winter Memories to be bred to Street CryJersey Town, the Grade 1-winning miler by leading sire Speightstown, will retire to stud at Darby Dan Farm after making his final start in the Nov. 24th Cigar Mile (G1)..., 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-11-14T00:00:00G1 winner Jersey Town to stand at Darby DanDarby Dan Farm announced 2013 fees for its expanded roster of stallions, headlined by the additions of Grade 1 winners Shackleford and Dialed In., 12 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-11-12T00:00:00Darby Dan announces fees for expanded 2013 stallion rosterPerfect Soul, the Grade 1 winner and Grade 1 sire by Sadler's Wells, will stand at Darby Dan Farm in 2013 for a fee of $7,500 stands & nurses..., 08 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-11-08T00:00:00Perfect Soul to stand at Darby Dan for 2013Broodmare of the Year Oatsee, dam of future Darby Dan stallion Shackleford, just produced her fifth stakes winner as well as her fourth Graded winner…, 29 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-10-29T00:00:00Shackleford's Dam Produces Two Major SWs in Past 7 DaysDarby Dan put their mark on graded stakes the past two weekends with Jersey Town and Shackleford running 1-2 in the Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso H. Sept. 29 at Belmont Park..., 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-10-17T00:00:00GSWs prep Darby Dan connections for Breeders' CupGrade 1 winner Dialed In, last year's Florida Derby victor and Kentucky Derby favorite, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2013 breeding season at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington..., 16 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-10-16T00:00:00G1 winner Dialed In to Darby DanAmong the top five consignors by average in Book 1 at Keeneland September and among the nation's top seven consignors of U.S. Graded stakes winners from Keeneland sales, Darby Dan looks forward to continuing its successful trend at Keeneland November…, 15 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-10-15T00:00:00Banner Year for Darby Dan Keeneland GradsMultiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories, recent winner of the Grade 1 Diana S. at..., 09 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-08-09T00:00:00Multiple G1 winner Winter Memories retiredWinter Memories became racing's newest millionaire on July 28 with a come-from-behind victory in the $600,000 Diana H. (G1) at Saratoga..., 28 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-07-28T00:00:00Winter Memories shines in Grade 1 Diana's Steve Haskin goes into his time machine and transports himself back to the late 1960s and early ‘70s and the halcyon days of Darby Dan Farm..., 09 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-07-09T00:00:00Steve Haskin - Darby Dan RevisitedShackleford edged away from Amazombie in the very late stages of the $441,600 Churchill Downs S. (G2) for a one length victory after a stretch-long duel..., 06 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-05-06T00:00:00Shackleford forges to victory in Grade 2 Churchill Downs S.Phillips replaces John T. Ward who was appointed executive director of Commission..., 03 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-05-03T00:00:00Gov. Beshear appoints John Phillips to Horse Racing CommissionOatsee, an integral part of the Darby Dan broodmare band, was named the 2011 broodmare of the year..., 25 Apr 2012 20:25:25 GMT2012-04-25T20:25:25Oatsee named Broodmare of the YearShackleford, last year's Preakness (G1) winner, will stand stud at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY following the 2012 racing season..., 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT2012-03-29T00:00:00Classic winner Shackleford to stand at Darby Dan in 2013American Lion, the multiple graded stakes-winning son of Tiznow, had his first mare pronounced in foal..., 09 Mar 2012 16:53:53 GMT2012-03-09T16:53:53First mare bred to American Lion checks in foalRepriced, one of the last remaining sons of Roberto, died on Friday, January 27 at Darby Dan Farm of an apparent heart attack. He was 24..., 01 Feb 2012 15:24:04 GMT2012-02-01T15:24:04Veteran stallion Repriced dies of heart attackRecord-setting Group 1 winner All American sired his first reported foal from his North American crop on Jan. 30 when a filly was born at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY..., 01 Feb 2012 10:38:11 GMT2012-02-01T10:38:11All American sires first foal in the StatesVeteran horseman Tommy Eastham has joined Darby Dan’s Division of Sales, effective immediately..., 15 Dec 2011 10:21:54 GMT2011-12-15T10:21:54Tommy Eastham joins Darby Dan SalesAmerican Lion, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Tiznow, has been retired and will stand stud at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, KY..., 22 Nov 2011 17:22:15 GMT2011-11-22T17:22:15American Lion retires to Darby DanThis week, Robert Hammond took over duties as General Manager at Darby Dan Farm. The TDN caught up with the London native for a brief chat..., 18 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT2011-11-18T00:00:00TDN Last Word - Robert HammondDarby Dan Farm announced 2012 fees for its current roster of stallions, headlined by multiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati who will stand for $15,000 stands and nurses..., 15 Nov 2011 16:28:45 GMT2011-11-15T16:28:45Darby Dan announces 2012 stud feesRobert Hammond has been hired as the General Manager of John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm and will assume duties immediately, the Lexington-based farm announced on Monday..., 08 Nov 2011 15:35:37 GMT2011-11-08T15:35:37Robert Hammond named General Manager at Darby DanPerfect Soul will stand the 2012 breeding season at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario..., 07 Nov 2011 10:53:14 GMT2011-11-07T10:53:14Perfect Soul (IRE) Moves to Norse Ridge for 2012Top-20 first-crop sire Sun King got his seventh winner of the year on Oct. 22 with the filly Sunny Sights' maiden special weight victory..., 23 Oct 2011 00:48:31 GMT2011-10-23T00:48:31Freshman sire Sun King moves into top 20Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin talk to John Phillips of Darby Dan Farm about Winter Memories, who runs in The Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. I) at Keeneland October 15., 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT2011-10-18T00:00:00John Phillips InterviewWith seemingly no chance a sixteenth of a mile from the finish, Winter Memories made an electrifying move around a wall of horses to snatch victory in the final strides of the $250,000 Garden City S (G1)...“phenomenal”-grade-1-garden-city-s.-win-for-winter-memories.htmlSat, 17 Sep 2011 23:23:23 GMT2011-09-17T23:23:23“Phenomenal” Grade 1 Garden City S. win for Winter MemoriesHip No. 152, a colt by Medaglia d'Oro – Lemon Kiss, by Lemon Drop Kid. Consigned by Darby Dan Farm, agent..., 08 Aug 2011 14:10:53 GMT2011-08-08T14:10:53Darby Dan Sales: Medaglia d'Oro Yearling Featured on as Saratoga StarDarby Dan Farm began life in Kentucky in 1949. Following the death of E.R. Bradley in 1946, his Idle Hour Farm was sold, and John Galbreath, bought a portion of the property..., 30 Jul 2011 12:46:01 GMT2011-07-30T12:46:01A Family Affair: Winter Memories, Darby Dan, and Phillips RacingWinter Memories rolled to a 4 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Lake George S. (G2) July 27 at Saratoga..., 27 Jul 2011 23:25:09 GMT2011-07-27T23:25:09Winter Memories goes from last to first in G2 Lake GeorgeMagna Graduate's offering at the July 12 Fasig-Tipton yearling sale brought $40,000, eight times the stud fee of the Darby Dan stallion..., 13 Jul 2011 23:42:11 GMT2011-07-13T23:42:11Magna Graduate yearling goes for 8x his stud feeAwesome Bet, bred, raised and sold by Darby Dan Farm, roared home in the stretch to take the $100,000 Barbaro S. July 9..., 10 Jul 2011 17:30:27 GMT2011-07-10T17:30:27Darby Dan bred and sold Awesome Bet wins $100K BarbaroDarby Dan's Perfect Soul accounted for three winners in two days over July 5-6, including two maiden special weight winners..., 06 Jul 2011 22:12:36 GMT2011-07-06T22:12:36Three winners in two days for Perfect SoulClick here to preview the Darby Dan Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Consignment, 16 Jun 2011 17:08:00 GMT2011-06-16T17:08:00Darby Dan Presents 2011 FT July ConsignmentDDCharles Fipke's homebred Check Your Soul stamped himself a likely favorite for the upcoming Queen's Plate..., 06 Jun 2011 00:14:52 GMT2011-06-06T00:14:52Check Your Soul cruises in Plate TrialDarby Dan's stars of the Memorial Day card at Belmont were homebred Winter Memories and sales graduate Tizway..., 30 May 2011 21:09:33 GMT2011-05-30T21:09:33Belmont Memorial Day stakes double for Darby DanCharles E. Fipke’s homebred Impossible Time, raised at Darby Dan, was named Champion Older Female in Canada at the recently held Sovereign Award ceremonies..., 30 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT2011-05-30T00:00:00Impossible Dream realized: Fipke homebred earns ChampionshipDarby Dan managers and staff smiled a bit more broadly after the 136th Preakness S. (G1), as the dam of victorious Shackleford resides at the famed nursery off Old Frankfort Pike..., 24 May 2011 15:20:12 GMT2011-05-24T15:20:12Shack Attack: Darby Dan is home to dam of Preakness winnerCharles Fipke’s Fastest Magician showed his sleight of hand, slipping through a narrow opening near the quarter pole, en route to victory in the 7-furlong A Gift Stakes at Belmont on May 22..., 22 May 2011 15:34:50 GMT2011-05-22T15:34:50No trickery involved, Fastest Magician lives up to nameKentucky Derby (G1) winner Animal Kingdom shares a unique link with Darby Dan’s young Group-winning stallion Ambassador (Ger)..., 18 May 2011 17:18:31 GMT2011-05-18T17:18:31KY Derby winner shares unique link with AmbassadorMuch Rejoicing became the newest Darby Dan-produced stakes winner on May 13 with a daylight victory in the $60,000 Glia S. at Belmont Park..., 13 May 2011 20:38:09 GMT2011-05-13T20:38:09Much Rejoicing after Glia stakes victoryCheck Your Soul could be on his way to becoming the second Canadian classic winner in the first three crops by Perfect Soul, after a dominating win..., 01 May 2011 20:18:52 GMT2011-05-01T20:18:52Check Your Soul cruises in $115K Wando, Queen's Plate nextSun King, a multimillionaire and four-time graded stakes winner, sired his first winner on May 22, when a 2-year-old colt named Legalis won at Premio Meltrasio racetrack in Milan, Italy..., 01 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT2011-05-01T00:00:00First winner for millionaire Sun KingPerfect Soul's daughter Blessed Soul made short work of the field in the 1 1/16 mile feature at Pimlico April 22..., 22 Apr 2011 22:02:54 GMT2011-04-22T22:02:54Blessed Soul steps up in Pimlico featureDarby Dan homebred Winter Memories looked sharp in her first race of 2011, putting in a solid stretch run to take the $100,000 Appalachian..., 21 Apr 2011 22:43:40 GMT2011-04-21T22:43:40Winter Memories wins G3 Appalachian in 2011 bowA Perfect Soul filly turned heads at the OBS 2-year-old sale on April 20, going for $125,000, the sixth highest price during the third session..., 20 Apr 2011 19:21:53 GMT2011-04-20T19:21:53Perfect Soul juvenile a top 10 seller at OBSCheck Your Soul finished full of run to break his maiden on the grass at Keeneland on April 15..., 15 Apr 2011 20:53:20 GMT2011-04-15T20:53:20Perfect Soul colt shows his stuff on Keeneland lawnDeadlines will soon be upon us for the fall yearling sales. We are building our Darby Dan Farm consignment now., 08 Apr 2011 15:53:19 GMT2011-04-08T15:53:19Now Accepting for the Fall SalesLalo's Baby Bear made an impressive late move to score a one-length victory in Hawthorne's March 21 feature..., 22 Mar 2011 21:19:05 GMT2011-03-22T21:19:05Son of Perfect Soul sharp in Hawthorne featureDarby Dan stallion Ambassador, a Group 2 winner in Germany, has had his first foal..., 16 Mar 2011 22:34:44 GMT2011-03-16T22:34:44First foal for Group 2 winner AmbassadorDemarcation put in a determined stretch run to win a thrilling running of the $125,000 Mineshaft..., 21 Feb 2011 23:30:18 GMT2011-02-21T23:30:18Darby Dan grad takes G3 Mineshaft HandicapMagna Graduate had the highest average sale price of all first-crop yearling sires at the OBS January sale..., 25 Jan 2011 23:21:27 GMT2011-01-25T23:21:27Magna Graduate tops all first-year sires at OBSThe winners keep rolling in for Suave, with two more juveniles breaking their maidens on Dec. 15..., 15 Dec 2010 22:17:25 GMT2010-12-15T22:17:25Suave doubles down on Dec. 15As 2010 winds to a close, Suave continues to climb in the first-crop sire rankings..., 12 Dec 2010 13:58:27 GMT2010-12-12T13:58:27Suave continues ascent in freshman sire rankingsOn Dec. 9 at Turfway Park, Golden Phoenix became the first three-time winner of the year for freshman sire Suave..., 10 Dec 2010 22:45:02 GMT2010-12-10T22:45:02Suave's Golden Phoenix rises up at TurfwayOwner-breeder Charles Fipke is the luckiest man in the world. As a professional geologist and entrepreneur, he literally finds mountains of gold and gems. And as a hobby, he breeds Grade 1 racehorses..., 30 Nov 2010 10:42:25 GMT2010-11-30T10:42:25Frank Mitchell/Paulick Report: 'Fipke breeds G1 racehorses'Zig-zagging through traffic inside, outside, and past a wall of horses, Darby Dan homebred Winter Memories was a game and creditable runner-up in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G2)...’-cup-memories.htmlMon, 29 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT2010-11-29T00:00:00Thanks for the Breeders’ Cup MemoriesAfter a long wait, the official photo showed Jersey Town a winner by a nose of the prestigious Cigar Mile (G1)..., 28 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT2010-11-28T00:00:00Darby Dan raised Jersey Town all heart in G1 Cigar MileThe Thanksgiving holiday weekend was good to Darby Dan horses at both Aqueduct and Churchill Downs..., 27 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT2010-11-27T00:00:00Thanksgiving weekend recapDarby Dan Farm announced its 2011 roster and fees, featuring first-year, G1-winning stallions All American and Tale of Ekati..., 26 Nov 2010 18:18:32 GMT2010-11-26T18:18:32G1 winners All American, Tale of Ekati to stand first seasonsSlick Vic handed freshman sire Suave his 12th winner with a comfortable 4 1/2-length maiden win..., 24 Nov 2010 12:12:51 GMT2010-11-24T12:12:51Suave's Slick Vic glides home an easy winnerSuave added to his growing list of winners on Nov. 4 with Shoefly Shoefly..., 04 Nov 2010 22:22:46 GMT2010-11-04T22:22:46Shoefly Shoefly scares off competition in first career startA pair of Darby Dan raised and sold colts turned in solid performances on Oct. 30..., 31 Oct 2010 15:15:51 GMT2010-10-31T15:15:51Darby Dan sales grad results from Oct. 30TCI recently ranked Winter Memories' win in the Miss Grillo S. (G3) as the top performance among all 65 "Win and You're in" races from this year's Breeders' Cup Challenge..., 19 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT2010-10-19T00:00:00TCI ranks Winter Memories' performance No. 1Darby Dan's freshman sire Suave notched a pair of new winners on Oct. 17-18, including a winner in Japan..., 18 Oct 2010 23:39:33 GMT2010-10-18T23:39:33Suave adds two more winners to growing rosterDarby Dan Farm and Sales graduate Eye of Taurus charged to a daylight victory in the 33rd running of the Athenia H. (G3) at Belmont..., 16 Oct 2010 22:30:15 GMT2010-10-16T22:30:15Eye of Taurus 7th GSW of 2010 for Darby Dan SalesThe Darby Dan program is making Grade 1 headlines this month, as undefeated 2-year-old Winter Memories preps for the Breeders’ Cup..., 16 Oct 2010 15:15:48 GMT2010-10-16T15:15:48Darby Dan Program Making Grade 1 HeadlinesDarby Dan's freshman sire Suave got his ninth first-crop winner on Oct. 9..., 11 Oct 2010 22:34:56 GMT2010-10-11T22:34:56Winners continue to come for Top 20 freshman sire SuaveDarby Dan's freshman sire Suave got his latest winner Oct. 6 at Belmont Park..., 06 Oct 2010 23:10:48 GMT2010-10-06T23:10:48Suave filly handily in Belmont maiden scoreIf Winter Memories' powerful win in the Miss Grillo (G3) is any indication, the Darby Dan bred, raised and owned 2-year-old filly is going to be a huge factor in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf..., 04 Oct 2010 23:01:38 GMT2010-10-04T23:01:38Darby Dan homebred Winter Memories takes G3 Miss GrilloSuave Voir Faire became the sixth winner for first-crop sire Suave with a 3 3/4-length score in a straight maiden race at Turfway Park..., 02 Oct 2010 17:23:47 GMT2010-10-02T17:23:47Suave Voir Faire all business in maiden scoreYa Gotta Have Soul pulled away in the stretch to dominate a seven-furlong allowance race at Belmont Park on Oct. 2..., 02 Oct 2010 13:47:17 GMT2010-10-02T13:47:17Ya Gotta Have Soul cruises in Belmont allowanceAnarchy, a 2-year-old by Suave, made all the running to break his maiden Sept. 17..., 17 Sep 2010 23:25:16 GMT2010-09-17T23:25:16Suave's Anarchy rules in maiden victoryWith the recent addition of G1-winning milers All American and Tale of Ekati to its 2011 stallion roster, Darby Dan Farm has appointed industry veteran Suzie Picou-Oldham to the position of Bloodstock Associate & Nomination Sales..., 14 Sep 2010 15:47:57 GMT2010-09-14T15:47:57Picou-Oldham joins Darby Dan teamB G Suavecito ran his record to two-for-two with an allowance victory Sept. 11 at Retama Park..., 12 Sep 2010 16:53:21 GMT2010-09-12T16:53:21B G Suavecito gives Suave another repeat winnerEye of Taurus became the latest stakes-winning Darby Dan sales grad with a handy score in the $76,650 Revidere Stakes..., 12 Sep 2010 14:40:32 GMT2010-09-12T14:40:32Darby Dan grad takes Monmouth's Revidere StakesDarby Dan freshman sire All American added a new Group winner Sept. 4 when his talented half-sister More Strawberries broke her maiden in the $175,000 Tatt's Furious S. (G2)..., 04 Sep 2010 22:25:38 GMT2010-09-04T22:25:38All American's half-sister wins G2 Furious StakesAll American, a Group 1-winning millionaire by Red Ransom, will ship to North America in 2011 and beyond to stand at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington..., 18 Aug 2010 20:34:27 GMT2010-08-18T20:34:27G1 winner All American brings familiar blood back to Darby DanCharles Fipke’s Seeking the Title continued a very good 2010 season with a sharp second in the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks (G3) on Aug. 14..., 15 Aug 2010 22:40:22 GMT2010-08-15T22:40:22Darby Dan raised Seeking the Title game in G3 Monmouth OaksDarby Dan sale grads Demarcation and Cryptolight formed the exacta in the $125,000 West Virginia Governor’s S. Aug. 7 at Mountaineer Park..., 08 Aug 2010 11:59:48 GMT2010-08-08T11:59:48Darby Dan Sale Grads 1-2 in $125,000 StakesPerfect Shirl, a 3-year-old filly by Perfect Soul, made a perfect stakes debut in the $150,000 Lake George (G2)..., 28 Jul 2010 21:30:52 GMT2010-07-28T21:30:52Perfect Shirl wins G2 Lake George in stakes debutThe Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select auction ended its two-day run in Lexington on July 14, with the Darby Dan consignment featuring the top sale prices of the event by sires El Corredor and Mr. Sekiguchi...,-mr.-sekiguchi-yearlings-highlight-fasig-tipton-sale.htmlWed, 14 Jul 2010 22:32:00 GMT2010-07-14T22:32:00El Corredor, Mr. Sekiguchi yearlings highlight F-T KY saleLed by two new stakes horses and three impressive winners on dirt, turf, and all-weather surfaces, Perfect Soul (Ire) had an excellent weekend across North America July 10 & 11...‘soulful’-weekend-across-north-america.htmlMon, 12 Jul 2010 15:22:44 GMT2010-07-12T15:22:44A ‘Soulful’ weekend across North AmericaDarby Dan Sales consignments produced two stakes winners on July 10, giving the sales program five stakes horses in the past eight days..., 11 Jul 2010 14:04:14 GMT2010-07-11T14:04:14Sale grads continue July hot streakCharles Fipke’s Seeking the Title ran as though she were seeking a championship title, with her sharp victory in the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (G3) on June 26..., 27 Jun 2010 14:27:36 GMT2010-06-27T14:27:36Filly raised at Darby Dan takes Iowa Oaks (G3)With three maiden special weight winners from his first four starters, Suave has smoothly moved up the ranks among the nation’s freshman sires..., 25 Jun 2010 09:36:05 GMT2010-06-25T09:36:05Suave making stylish start with his first cropFreshman sire Suave got his third winner when the 2-year-old filly Golden Phoenix ran away for a 6 1/2-length victory in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs on June 24..., 25 Jun 2010 07:56:20 GMT2010-06-25T07:56:20Suave filly wins MSW at Churchill DownsTlaquepaque became the second winner for his sire Suave with a victory in his debut on June 18..., 21 Jun 2010 22:38:02 GMT2010-06-21T22:38:02Freshman sire Suave records second winnerDarby Dan Farm foaled and raised Lady Shakespeare continued her winning ways with a powerful victory in the $150,000 New York S. (G2) at Belmont Park..., 20 Jun 2010 12:29:35 GMT2010-06-20T12:29:35Lady Shakespeare rolls home in G2 New YorkPerfect Shower won the feature on the grass at Woodbine on June 19, the same course where he captured the $500,000 Breeders' S. last year..., 20 Jun 2010 10:25:58 GMT2010-06-20T10:25:58Perfect Shower triumphant in Woodbine featurePerfect Shirl made short work of a full field of 14 maiden fillies to score an easy 2 1/2-length victory in a 1 1/8-mile turf race at Woodbine..., 14 Jun 2010 07:37:53 GMT2010-06-14T07:37:53Regally bred Perfect Shirl breaks maiden at WoodbineThree yearlings from the first crop of Darby Dan sire Sun King are slated for the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale..., 07 Jun 2010 23:02:52 GMT2010-06-07T23:02:52Trio of Sun King yearlings in FT July SaleOne of the nation’s leading consignors of Graded stakes winners from yearling sales, Darby Dan has released its 2010 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Selected consignment..., 07 Jun 2010 16:17:44 GMT2010-06-07T16:17:44Darby Dan unveils FTK July consignmentIma Soul Miss exploded in the lane to win by a Woodbine allowance race by eight lengths over the main track on June 5..., 05 Jun 2010 22:50:05 GMT2010-06-05T22:50:05Ima Soul Miss dominates Woodbine allowance by 8 lengthsB G Suavecito became the first winner for freshman sire Suave with his impressive debut victory in a $20,500 maiden special weight on May 28 at Lone Star Park..., 29 May 2010 15:47:16 GMT2010-05-29T15:47:16First winner for freshman sire SuaveAnother big weekend for Darby Dan, as the farm had their hand in winners at Delaware Park, Monmouth, and Woodbine, as well as another stakes horse at Churchill Downs..., 23 May 2010 23:32:48 GMT2010-05-23T23:32:48Darby Dan May 22-23 weekend recapThrough May 20th, Darby Dan Sales ranks among the leading consignors in North America to sell racing’s highest level of performers in 2010..., 20 May 2010 14:01:49 GMT2010-05-20T14:01:49Darby Dan Sales prominent on 2010 Graded Stakes ListThe reward for hard work on the farm is success at the racetrack, and May 15 - Preakness Day - turned out to be a day full of rewards for Darby Dan Farm..., 16 May 2010 13:16:20 GMT2010-05-16T13:16:203 Darby Dan grads post Graded success Preakness DayTaqarub was all class as he tallied his first graded stakes win in the $100,000 Maryland Sprint H. (G3)...,-wins-g3-maryland-sprint-handicap.htmlSat, 15 May 2010 23:05:28 GMT2010-05-15T23:05:28Taqarub steps up, wins G3 Maryland Sprint HandicapLalo's Baby Bear, a 4-year-old by Perfect Soul (IRE), won his 2010 bow with a four length victory in the feature at Arlington Park on May 13..., 14 May 2010 08:52:23 GMT2010-05-14T08:52:23Son of Perfect Soul captures Arlington featureFeeling Fancy, consigned by Darby Dan Farm at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale, became the latest stakes winner sold at auction by the historic farm..., 11 May 2010 09:06:59 GMT2010-05-11T09:06:59Darby Dan sales grad takes Federal Way HandicapIt's been an unforgettable couple of weeks for C. Peter "Buzz" Beler and his Darby Dan based mare Ne Plus Ultra..., 05 May 2010 08:21:27 GMT2010-05-05T08:21:27Ne Plus Ultra offspring on a rollYa Gotta Have Soul's win in a maiden special weight race at Keeneland on Apr. 23 was a victory for Darby Dan in many respects..., 23 Apr 2010 21:14:42 GMT2010-04-23T21:14:42Ya Gotta Have Soul digs deep for Keeneland victoryLady Shakespeare's victory in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch S. (G3T) on Apr. 22 was especially sweet for Darby Dan Farm, where the 4-year-old filly was foaled and raised..., 22 Apr 2010 22:19:26 GMT2010-04-22T22:19:26Lady Shakespeare charges to victory in G3 BewitchFunny Moon made her 4-year-old debut with a solid runner-up finish in the $100,000 Doubledogdare S. at Keeneland on Apr. 16..., 21 Apr 2010 14:06:35 GMT2010-04-21T14:06:35Funny Moon a strong second in G3 DoubledogdareWith 2010 a little more than a quarter over, Darby Dan Farm is currently ranked as the fifth-leading consignor of Graded Stakes winners in the U.S..., 15 Apr 2010 12:30:23 GMT2010-04-15T12:30:23Darby Dan among Top 5 Graded Stakes consignorsSix-year-old Cryptolight continues to shine in a racing career that is now into its fifth year..., 12 Apr 2010 15:12:22 GMT2010-04-12T15:12:22Darby Dan sales grad Cryptolight still producing dividendsThe Darby Dan-bred Aliyah got her first victory in her second career start, taking a six furlong maiden special weight race at Oaklawn Park on Apr. 10..., 12 Apr 2010 15:09:21 GMT2010-04-12T15:09:21Darby Dan bred Aliyah breaks maiden in second lifetime startCongratulations to the grand prize winner of the Darby Dan Crossword Puzzle Series. This years winner was: Jim Percival (White Cat Farm)- Breeder in Kansas, 09 Apr 2010 14:08:27 GMT2010-04-09T14:08:27Congratulations Crossword Puzzle Challenge WinnerCrossword PuzzleBearpath, consigned and sold by Darby Dan, won the 1 1/2-mile, $150,000 Pan American S. (G3) over the Gulfstream Park lawn on Mar. 27 for his first stakes victory..., 06 Apr 2010 14:02:10 GMT2010-04-06T14:02:10Bearpath goes the distance in Grade 3 Pan AmericanKeeneland is known for having some of the toughest races in the country, and the second race on Apr. 2 was no exception..., 06 Apr 2010 13:29:41 GMT2010-04-06T13:29:41Darby Dan homebred tops Keeneland stakes-quality fieldCharles Fipke’s homebred Seeking the Title rallies strongly to run third, less than ¾ of a length behind the winner, in the $300,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (G2)..., 27 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT2010-03-27T00:00:00Seeking the Title Makes Grade in Fair Grounds OaksIsland Soul will try to stamp his ticket to Louisville on Mar. 27, when the son of Perfect Soul takes on a full field in the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds..., 23 Mar 2010 21:03:29 GMT2010-03-23T21:03:29Island Soul faces 12 foes in G2 Louisiana DerbyDarby Dan stallion Suave, whose first crop are 2-year-olds of 2010, was represented by his first juvenile at auction in 2010 when a colt brought $70,000 at the Barretts March selected sale..., 23 Mar 2010 16:18:54 GMT2010-03-23T16:18:54Suave's first 2YO sells for $70,000Magna Graduate, a seven-time graded stakes winner and multi-millionaire, sired his first reported foal in Kentucky when a bay filly was born Feb. 5 at Rockwell Farm in Lexington...’s-first-foals-reported.htmlMon, 15 Feb 2010 17:54:36 GMT2010-02-15T17:54:36Millionaire Magna Graduate’s first foals reportedUndefeated Grade 2-winning juvenile Run Away and Hide sired his first foal on Jan. 24 when a filly was born at Chesapeake Farm in Lexington..., 12 Feb 2010 17:29:09 GMT2010-02-12T17:29:09Undefeated Run Away and Hide has first foalChampion Perfect Soul (Ire) has enjoyed immense success from his first two crops to race, including some stunning accomplishments at Canada’s finest racetrack – Woodbine...’s-leading-roi-sire-at-woodbine-in-‘09.htmlMon, 18 Jan 2010 16:18:38 GMT2010-01-18T16:18:38Perfect Soul: KY’s Leading ROI Sire at Woodbine in ‘09Reports are beginning to come in on Suave's first crop of 2-year-olds and they are fantastic! Here is your chance to get in on the ground floor with a gorgeous individual being offered by Parting Glass Racing..., 29 Dec 2009 16:23:13 GMT2009-12-29T16:23:13Racing partnership available in Suave coltMultiple Grade 1 winner Tale of Ekati, who enters stud at Darby Dan in 2010, showed that he was one of the world’s top milers in 2008 with wins in the Jerome H. (G2) and Cigar Mile H. (G1)...’s-leading-milers-flatter-tale-of-ekati.htmlWed, 02 Dec 2009 18:03:59 GMT2009-12-02T18:03:59Both of 2009’s leading milers flatter Tale of EkatiIn 2009, many breeders took advantage of our incentives. Thanks in large part to their support, 2009 was an overwhelming success..., 01 Dec 2009 16:12:38 GMT2009-12-01T16:12:38Darby Dan Breeding Incentives for 2010Darby Dan IncentivesDarby Dan prides itself on having a finger on the pulse of the market. We understand the current economic conditions facing all breeders. Therefore, we have decided to bring back the Profit Protection Program..., 01 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-12-01T00:00:00Darby Dan Updates Profit Protection ProgramIt’s funny how things can work out in the horse business. For several years, diamond mine magnate Charles Fipke kept busy at the bloodstock sales, buying blue-blooded mares for his Grade 1-winning stallion prospect Perfect Soul (Ire)..., 11 Nov 2009 12:38:22 GMT2009-11-11T12:38:22Fipke buys million-dollar mare for Tale of EkatiFurthest Land scored the biggest victory of his career on Nov. 7th when the son of Smart Strike prevailed in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) on racing’s biggest day at Santa Anita Park...’-cup-winner-furthest-land.htmlSun, 08 Nov 2009 23:34:53 GMT2009-11-08T23:34:53Darby Dan foaled & raised Breeders’ Cup winner Furthest LandDarby Dan Farm has launched a free Breeders’ Cup Challenge that is a fun and rewarding contest for all racing enthusiasts. All you have to do is sign up and then select your horses. It only takes minutes...’-cup-challenge-is-back.htmlSat, 31 Oct 2009 12:33:33 GMT2009-10-31T12:33:33The Darby Dan Breeders’ Cup Challenge is back!Eye of Taurus, a Darby Dan Farm sales graduate, became a graded stakes winner in her stakes debut on Oct. 23rd, digging in to determinedly win the $125,000 Valley View S. (G3) at Keeneland Race Course..., 31 Oct 2009 12:26:17 GMT2009-10-31T12:26:17Darby Dan sales grad earns 94 Beyer in Keeneland graded stakes triumphSales consignments for the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Selected November Mixed and the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale available here., 30 Oct 2009 13:53:23 GMT2009-10-30T13:53:23Sales Consignments Now AvailableSales ConsignmentsChampion Perfect Soul sired another flashy 2-year-old winner from his second crop on Oct. 29th when his daughter Fire Into Ice surged up the rail to take command in the stretch and win a $75,900 maiden special weight race at Woodbine..., 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-10-30T00:00:00Another impressive 2YO winner for Perfect SoulPerfect Wedding, a 3-year-old filly by Perfect Soul, claimed her second straight win on Oct. 26th when she stretched out around two turns for the first time and won a $41,000 allowance race at the Meadowlands..., 27 Oct 2009 10:31:56 GMT2009-10-27T10:31:56Perfect Soul filly captures allowance for second straight winPerfect Loch, a 2-year-old colt by Perfect Soul, made a promising debut to the races on Oct. 24th at Woodbine, rallying from last in the 12-horse field to win a $75,900 maiden special weight race..., 25 Oct 2009 20:44:39 GMT2009-10-25T20:44:39Perfect debuts for Perfect Soul runners at WoodbineGrade 1-winning millionaire Perfect Soul had two promising winners on Oct. 18th when his 2-year-old filly Groovintothebeat won at first asking at Fort Erie and his 3-year-old Woodman’s Soul streaked to a four-length win in a $78,000 maiden special weight heat at Woodbine..., 19 Oct 2009 11:47:51 GMT2009-10-19T11:47:51Perfect Soul: 2 more impressive MSW winnersSoul of Nataka became the latest stakes winner for her sire Perfect Soul when she prevailed after a determined stretch run in the $151,000 Catotene S. on Oct. 4th at Woodbine..., 05 Oct 2009 10:16:15 GMT2009-10-05T10:16:15Perfect Soul filly wins $151,000 Carotene S.Perfect Soul had two more winners on Saturday, Sept. 19th when Perfect Wedding, a 3-year-old filly, won a maiden special weight race at Monmouth and Soul Kiss, a 2-year-old filly, broke her maiden at Golden Gate..., 21 Sep 2009 13:09:00 GMT2009-09-21T13:09:00Two more winners for Perfect SoulMultiple Grade I winner and millionaire Tale of Ekati will stand the 2010 breeding season at Darby Dan Farm for his owner and breeder Charles Fipke..., 15 Sep 2009 15:54:27 GMT2009-09-15T15:54:27Tale of Ekati to stand at Darby DanPerfect Soul added a pair of impressive maiden winners on Sept. 12th when 2-year-old first-time starter Perfect Crevasse and 3-year-old Soul of Nataka captured maiden special weight events..., 13 Sep 2009 10:38:05 GMT2009-09-13T10:38:05Perfect Soul: Two more impressive MSW winnersAttending the Keeneland Sale? Be sure to stop by the farm Tuesday, Sept. 22nd between 3-7 p.m. to inspect the stallions and visit with a Darby dan representative to learn about our Regional Incentive Programs..., 10 Sep 2009 12:51:40 GMT2009-09-10T12:51:402009 Stallion Open HouseCorey’s Coming, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of Grade 1-winning millionaire Perfect Soul, overcame traffic trouble to rally and prove best in a $48,000 allowance race sprinting on the turf Sept. 7 at Saratoga..., 07 Sep 2009 19:14:09 GMT2009-09-07T19:14:09Perfect Soul filly impresses in Saratoga allowanceNo Inflation, a 3-year-old son of Repriced, made his first stakes win a big one, streaking well clear of his rivals in the stretch to score an eye-catching 6 ¼-length victory in the $250,000 Kent S. (G3) on Sept. 5th at Delaware Park..., 06 Sep 2009 12:18:01 GMT2009-09-06T12:18:01Son of Repriced dominates Kent S. (G3)Perfect Soul picked up his fourth winner in five days when his 3-year-old daughter Chile Chico made good as the heavy favorite to win a Woodbine maiden race by a decisive five lengths on August 23rd..., 23 Aug 2009 16:44:10 GMT2009-08-23T16:44:10Perfect Soul: 4 winners in 5 daysPerfect Soul got his second winner in consecutive days when his debutante Soul Custody captured a maiden race by four decisive lengths at Emerald Downs on August 20th..., 20 Aug 2009 22:22:17 GMT2009-08-20T22:22:172-year-old winner for Perfect SoulMillionaire Suave will be represented by two colts and two fillies from his first crop at the annual OBS August Selected Yearlings Sale on August 24th in Ocala, Florida..., 12 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-08-12T00:00:00Suave: 4 Select Yearlings at OBS AugustPerfect Shower, a 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Perfect Soul, made his first stakes win a big one, capturing the $500,000 Breeders’ S. – the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown – on August 2nd at Woodbine...’-s.htmlMon, 03 Aug 2009 00:58:22 GMT2009-08-03T00:58:22Perfect Soul colt wins $500,000 Breeders’ S.Darby Dan stallion Perfect Soul has enjoyed a strong July full of maiden winners in Canada and the United States, and his well-bred 3-year-old son King of Soul closed out the month as the latest impressive maiden winner..., 30 Jul 2009 18:07:39 GMT2009-07-30T18:07:39King of Soul caps strong July for Perfect SoulThree-year-old filly Funny Moon became the latest Grade 1 winner to come out of the sales program at Darby Dan when she captured the $300,000 CCA Oaks (G1) July 25th at Belmont..., 27 Jul 2009 18:47:40 GMT2009-07-27T18:47:40Funny Moon becomes latest G1 sales gradPerfect Soul enjoyed another impressive maiden victor on July 24th when his 3-year-old colt Carcillo stretched out to win a $75,029 maiden special weight race at 1 1/8 miles over the local Polytrack at Woodbine Racecourse..., 27 Jul 2009 16:05:44 GMT2009-07-27T16:05:44Perfect Soul colt resilient in $75,000 winThe Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling consignment is now available online with photos, including a knockout colt by the perennial leading Australian sire Encosta de Lago..., 23 Jul 2009 13:39:51 GMT2009-07-23T13:39:51Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling ConsignmentSuave was well represented by his first yearling from his debut crop to hit the market when Hip No. 8, a filly, was purchased for $85,000 by Team Valor on Day 1 of the Fasig-Tipton July Sale July 20 in Lexington..., 22 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-07-22T00:00:00First Suave yearling brings $85,000Perfect Soul had multiple winners the weekend of July 17-19 to go along with the emergence of stakes-placed juvenile Perfect Lou, who was third in Saturday’s $50,000 Minstrel S. – the first of three Breeders’ Cup prep stakes for 2-year-olds on the turf this summer at Louisiana Downs..., 20 Jul 2009 15:46:47 GMT2009-07-20T15:46:47Productive weekend for Perfect SoulThe only stallion standing in North America that is a millionaire, by a millionaire and out of a millionaire, Suave has his first yearlings debuting in 2009. Included are six selling July 20th at Fasig's Select Yearling Sale..., 30 Jun 2009 12:43:43 GMT2009-06-30T12:43:43Suave to Showcase 6 at Fasig-Tipton JulyDarby Dan and Tracy Farmer would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming support of Sun King in 2009. He has booked full for the second year with 150 mares scheduled to visit him this year., 12 May 2009 13:19:49 GMT2009-05-12T13:19:49Sun King Booked Full For Second YearAll eyes were on a colt by Perfect Soul out of Copper Belle as it sold for $230,000 at the OBS 2 yr old sale. Consigned by Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables for Bob Baker and partners, the colt breezed 1/8 mile in :10. The colt was purchased by Jess Jackson's Stonestreet Stables., 18 Mar 2009 15:09:36 GMT2009-03-18T15:09:36The Perfect SaleMagna Graduate had his first mare confirmed in foal today at Darby Dan Farm. Restless Angel, owned by Mrs. Elisabeth Alexander, is a winning daughter of Fusaichi Pegasus out of the GII winning French deputy mare Latour., 07 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-03-07T00:00:00First Mare confirmed in foal to Magna GraduateI'm a Fighter became the first mare confirmed in foal to Run Away and Hide. I'm a Fighter has 8 foals of racing age, 8 winner, 4 of which have earned over $100,000. In total, her foals have earned nearly $725,000 in purses., 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-03-05T00:00:00First mare in foal to Run Away and HideSun King's first foals are arriving and they are living up to their royal heritage. Across the board, breeders are reporting foals with good size, excellent substance, and strong bodies., 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT2009-03-02T00:00:00First foals for Sun King are Regal NewsMon, 02 Mar 2009 12:18:45 GMTen-us