Graduates recent news

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Darby Dan consigned and sold a half-brother to Grade 1 winner Winter Memories during Day 1 of the Keeneland September yearling sale...
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Winter Memories, recent winner of the Grade 1 Diana S. at...
Monday, November 07, 2011
Darby Dan Farm capped an exceptional weekend for the program, selling the young mare Our Khrysty at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale on Sunday evening for $600,000…
Monday, August 15, 2011
A yearling colt from Darby Dan’s consignment topped the second session of the Saratoga New York-bred Preferred Sale on August 14...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Magna Graduate's offering at the July 12 Fasig-Tipton yearling sale brought $40,000, eight times the stud fee of the Darby Dan stallion...
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Awesome Bet, bred, raised and sold by Darby Dan Farm, roared home in the stretch to take the $100,000 Barbaro S. July 9...
Monday, May 30, 2011
Darby Dan's stars of the Memorial Day card at Belmont were homebred Winter Memories and sales graduate Tizway...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Animal Kingdom shares a unique link with Darby Dan’s young Group-winning stallion Ambassador (Ger)...
Friday, May 13, 2011
Much 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...
Friday, April 08, 2011
Led by six Grade/Group 1 winners including the Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up over the past 24 months, Darby Dan farm and sales graduates continue to excel at the highest levels in racing worldwide...
Monday, February 21, 2011
Demarcation put in a determined stretch run to win a thrilling running of the $125,000 Mineshaft...
Monday, November 29, 2010
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)...
Saturday, November 27, 2010
The Thanksgiving holiday weekend was good to Darby Dan horses at both Aqueduct and Churchill Downs...
Sunday, October 31, 2010
A pair of Darby Dan raised and sold colts turned in solid performances on Oct. 30...
Thursday, October 28, 2010
An Afleet Alex filly consigned by Darby Dan Farm, agent, was the highest-priced filly sold on Day Three of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale...
Monday, October 18, 2010
Violon Sacre became the third Belmont Graded stakes winner of the past 15 days from Darby Dan Sales consignments, with his victory in the Kickerbocker S. (G3) on Oct. 17...
Monday, October 04, 2010
When Tizway ran away with the $250,000 Kelso H.-G2 at Belmont on Oct. 3, he just may have booked his ticket to Churchill Downs for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile...
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Eye of Taurus became the latest stakes-winning Darby Dan sales grad with a handy score in the $76,650 Revidere Stakes...
Sunday, August 08, 2010
Darby Dan sale grads Demarcation and Cryptolight formed the exacta in the $125,000 West Virginia Governor’s S. Aug. 7 at Mountaineer Park...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Darby Dan Sales graduate Lord Shanakill showed his grit and determination today, battling to victory in the Betfair Cup (Lennox S.)-G2 at Glorious Goodwood...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The 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...
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Darby Dan Sales consignments produced two stakes winners on July 10, giving the sales program five stakes horses in the past eight days...
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Darby Dan Sales graduates Qualia (G3), Eye of Taurus, and Cryptolight all hit the board in stakes company over the July 4th weekend...
Monday, June 07, 2010
One 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...
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Another 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...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Through May 20th, Darby Dan Sales ranks among the leading consignors in North America to sell racing’s highest level of performers in 2010...
Sunday, May 16, 2010
The 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...
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Taqarub was all class as he tallied his first graded stakes win in the $100,000 Maryland Sprint H. (G3)...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Feeling 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...
Friday, April 23, 2010
Ya 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...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Funny Moon made her 4-year-old debut with a solid runner-up finish in the $100,000 Doubledogdare S. at Keeneland on Apr. 16...
Thursday, April 15, 2010
With 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...
Monday, April 12, 2010
Six-year-old Cryptolight continues to shine in a racing career that is now into its fifth year...
Monday, April 12, 2010
The 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...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Bearpath, 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...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Keeneland is known for having some of the toughest races in the country, and the second race on Apr. 2 was no exception...
Saturday, October 31, 2009
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...
Monday, July 27, 2009
Three-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...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
All 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.
Monday, March 16, 2009
Stolen Heart got up for third with a late run in the Mesa Handicap on Saturday for her first stakes placing. The highest priced Ecton Park weanling of 2005 came out of the Darby Dan consignment for breeder Charles Fipke.
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Attemped Humor earned his first graded placing in the GII San Luis Obispo Handicap. A $500,000 September yearling from the Darby Dan consignment, the son of Distorted Humor improves his record to 7-4-1-1 with $134,583 in earnings for trainer Todd Pletcher and owner James T. Scatuorchio.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Taqarub garnered yet another victory by coasting to an easy win the the Jimmy Winkfield Stakes. This makes the third victory for the 3 yr old son of Aldebaran in as many starts. Bred, born, raised and sold at Darby Dan, he is truly a farm graduate. He was a $300,000 purchase for Shadwell from Darby Dan's Saratoga Select consignment in 2007.
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Taqarub posted his second victory in as many starts by wiring an Allowance field at Aqueduct. The 2 yr old son of Aldebaran has yet to be headed, after breaking his maiden last month. Taqarub is a Darby Dan sale graduate from 2007, selling for $300,000 to the connections of Shadwell.
Saturday, November 08, 2008
Darby Dan Sales Grad Taqarub broke his maiden as first asking today. The 2 yr old son of Aldebaran was sold to Shadwell for $300,000 last summer at the Saratoga Select sale. Bred and raised at Darby Dan, Taqarub is the first foal out of Honor Bestowed, by Honor Grades, and is a 1/2 sister to Champion Turf Mare Soaring Softly and GI winner Plenty of Grace.
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Sir Gerry, consigned by Darby Dan Farm as a yearling, stormed to victory on Wednesday, August 22 at York, capturing the Ireland Gimcrack S. (Eng-G2) by three-quarters of a length. The 2-year-old colt by Carson City is out of Incredulous (FR), an Indian Ridge (IRE) mare owned by Dr. Catherine Wills, and was bred and raised at Darby Dan Farm in Kentucky.