Perfect Soul

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Perfect Soul's lone offering during Day 1 of the 2013 Keeneland September Yearling sale brought an impressive $270,000 from winning bidder Bridlewood Farm.

Wednesday, September 04, 2013
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) sale was led by Darby Dan Farm stallion...

Saturday, July 06, 2013
Living up to her name, My Perfect Ten, a 5-year-old Perfect Soul mare, rolled to an easy victory in the $50,000 Ellis Park Turf S. on Saturday...

Sunday, May 05, 2013
Charles Fipke's homebred Golden Soul gave his connections a huge thrill with his stirring stretch run in Kentucky Derby 139, coming from 15th place to finish second...

Thursday, May 02, 2013
Perfect Soul's 3-year-old colt Golden Soul will join 19 others in the gate Saturday for the 139th Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs...

Monday, January 21, 2013
Jersey's Soul, by Perfect Soul (IRE), drew off to a five-length victory to break her maiden Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Perfect Soul's 3-year-old colt Golden Soul earned his way into the top 20 on the Kentucky Derby (G1) points list with a second-place finish in the $200,000 Lecomte S. (G3)...

Monday, November 07, 2011
Perfect Soul will stand the 2012 breeding season at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario...

Friday, November 04, 2011
Perfect Shirl came up with her best race of the year to deliver a stirring come-from-behind victory for her owner/breeder Charles Fipke in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf...

Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Darby Dan's Perfect Soul accounted for three winners in two days over July 5-6, including two maiden special weight winners...

Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Renowned pedigree analyst Sid Fernando strongly recommended the Sadler’s Wells line and Perfect Soul in particular, as bloodlines that are needed more in North America...

Monday, June 06, 2011
Charles Fipke's homebred Check Your Soul stamped himself a likely favorite for the upcoming Queen's Plate...

Monday, May 30, 2011
Charles E. Fipke’s homebred Impossible Time, raised at Darby Dan, was named Champion Older Female in Canada at the recently held Sovereign Award ceremonies...

Sunday, May 01, 2011
Check 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...

Friday, April 22, 2011
Perfect Soul's daughter Blessed Soul made short work of the field in the 1 1/16 mile feature at Pimlico April 22...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A 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...

Friday, April 15, 2011
Check Your Soul finished full of run to break his maiden on the grass at Keeneland on April 15...

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Lalo's Baby Bear made an impressive late move to score a one-length victory in Hawthorne's March 21 feature...

Thursday, March 03, 2011
Charles Fipke homebred Perfect Shirl comes into the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) off a top effort in the Grade 2 Canadian S...

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Champion Perfect Soul (Ire) sired a Classic winner from his first crop and now a Championship contender in his second...

Saturday, November 27, 2010
The Thanksgiving holiday weekend was good to Darby Dan horses at both Aqueduct and Churchill Downs...

Saturday, October 02, 2010
Ya Gotta Have Soul pulled away in the stretch to dominate a seven-furlong allowance race at Belmont Park on Oct. 2...

Thursday, September 09, 2010
Champion Perfect Soul (Ire) sired the top-priced colt at the selected session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society yearling sale on September 7th...

Sunday, August 15, 2010
Soul Custody, a 3-year-old daughter of Perfect Soul (IRE), got her second stakes placing of the year with a third-place finish in the $75,000 Washington Oaks

Saturday, August 07, 2010
Perfect Soul (Ire) sired his second Saratoga stakes performer in 11 days, when Perfect Shower ran a close second in the John’s Call Stakes at the Spa on Friday...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Perfect Shirl, a 3-year-old filly by Perfect Soul, made a perfect stakes debut in the $150,000 Lake George (G2)...

Monday, July 12, 2010
Led 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...

Sunday, June 20, 2010
Perfect 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...

Monday, June 14, 2010
Perfect 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...

Saturday, June 05, 2010
Ima Soul Miss exploded in the lane to win by a Woodbine allowance race by eight lengths over the main track on June 5...

Friday, May 14, 2010
Lalo'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...

Sunday, May 02, 2010
Port Stanley, a 4-year-old son of Perfect Soul (IRE), made it two wins in a row with a victory over the Woodbine all-weather surface on May 2...

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...

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Island 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...

Monday, January 18, 2010
Champion Perfect Soul (Ire) has enjoyed immense success from his first two crops to race, including some stunning accomplishments at Canada’s finest racetrack – Woodbine...

Friday, October 30, 2009
Champion 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...

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Perfect 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...

Sunday, October 25, 2009
Perfect 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...

Monday, October 19, 2009
Grade 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...

Monday, October 05, 2009
Soul 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...

Monday, September 21, 2009
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...

Sunday, September 13, 2009
Perfect 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...

Monday, September 07, 2009
Corey’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...

Sunday, August 23, 2009
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...

Friday, August 21, 2009
Perfect Soul has enjoyed three winners in three days, the latest being Music for the Soul, a 3-year-old filly from her sire's first crop that captured a maiden race at Prairie Meadows on August 21st...

Thursday, August 20, 2009
Perfect 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...

Thursday, August 20, 2009
Grade 1 millionaire Perfect Soul picked up another winner - his 14th winner of the season - when his 3-year-old filly Sportley rallied gamely to get up at the wire against a full field of 11 at Woodbine Racecourse on August 19th...

Monday, August 03, 2009
Perfect 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...

Thursday, July 30, 2009
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...

Monday, July 27, 2009
Perfect 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...

Monday, July 20, 2009
Perfect 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...

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, July 28, 2008
Classy Gem overcame an unsteady start, seized the lead entering the lane, and drew off to a comfortable victory on Saturday to become the first winner for Canadian champion and freshman sire Perfect Soul (Ire).

Monday, June 23, 2008
Mr. Fipke, owner of Perfect Soul and GI Wood winner Tale of Ekati, had another outstanding weekend when Not Bourbon held off a late charge to win the prestigious Queen's Plate at Woodbine yesterday.

Monday, September 10, 2007
A 1/2 brother to GII winner Tale of Ekati by Perfect Soul brought $775,000 at the first session of the Keeneland September sale.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007
The Fasig Tipton July Select sale marks the first opportunity that buyers will have to see Perfect Soul's first crop of yearlings.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006
The Keeneland November Sale proved to be an overwhelming success for Perfect Soul.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006
Charles Fipke, the owner of Perfect Soul believes very strongly in Perfect Soul's ability to become an influential sire.

Thursday, June 01, 2006
This is the first foal crop for Champion Perfect Soul, and they are exceeding expectations!

Friday, January 20, 2006
Grade I winner and Canadian champion Perfect Soul. Perfect Soul's first foal is a Pennsylvania-bred colt born Jan. 17th.

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