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Hampton Court (Aus) sired his first Northern Hemisphere foal
G1 Winner Hampton Court’s First Northern Hemisphere Foal Is A Filly

Spendthrift Farm’s Hampton Court (Aus), the record-breaking Grade 1-winning son of Redoute’s Choice (Aus), sired his first reported Northern Hemisphere foal on Feb. 2nd when a filly was born at Spendthrift’s Lexington-based farm. The bay filly is also the first foal out of the young Arch mare Dating Lady Luck, a half-sister to current multiple […]

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Bolo and jockey Mike Smith, outside, outleg What a View (Tyler Baze), inside, and Conquest Enforcer (Flavien Prat), left, to win the Grade II, $200,000 Arcadia Stakes
Bolo Upsets In Arcadia To Make History

Golden Pegasus Racing and Earle Mack’s Bolo made history in Saturday’s G2 Arcadia Stakes at Santa Anita, becoming the only horse to win the race two years in a row. Bolo and Mike Smith just got up on the wire to win by a whisker in a final time of 1:34.51 over the good turf. […]

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Lord Nelson dominates the Bing Crosby
Laminitis: Spendthrift ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ For Lord Nelson’s Future

The recently retired Lord Nelson continues to battle laminitis at Spendthrift Farm, but general manager Ned Toffey sees promising signs in the stallion’s attitude and behavior, according to bloodhorse.com. Lord Nelson developed a small cut on his right front leg just prior to the Breeders’ Cup, and a resulting infection necessitated his scratch from the […]

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Normandy Invasion
First Foal For Normandy Invasion Is A Filly

Keane Stud’s Normandy Invasion, Tapit’s one-mile track record-holder at Gulfstream, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 14 when a filly was born at Hilltop Stables in Deposit, NY. Bred by Carl Bennett, the chestnut filly was produced from the Harlan’s Holiday mare, Miss Doc Holiday. “She is a big, strong filly with good bone, lots […]

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Palace, seen winning the G1 Forego at Saratoga in 2014.
First Foal For Multiple G1 Winner Palace Is A Filly

Spendthrift Farm’s Palace, the multiple Grade 1 winner and leading sprinter by City Zip, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 18th when a filly was born at Hilltop Stables in Deposit, NY. Bred by Carl Bennett, the flashy chestnut filly is out of the young Afleet Alex mare Rhetorical Colors, who hails from the […]

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Lord Nelson dominates the Bing Crosby
Laminitis Will Force Lord Nelson To Miss 2017 Breeding Season

Spendthrift Farm’s Lord Nelson, the three-time Grade 1 winner and 2016 Eclipse finalist for Champion Sprinter, has contracted Laminitis which will cause him to miss the 2017 breeding season, the farm announced late Friday. “Lord Nelson has developed Laminitis, secondary to the infection in his right foreleg that caused him to scratch out of the […]

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Danza post-gallop at Churchill Downs
Country Singer Toby Keith Breeder Of Danza’s First Reported Foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Danza, dominant winner of the Arkansas Derby (G1), sired his first reported foal Sunday, Jan. 15 when a filly was born at Millennium Farms in Lexington, KY.  Bred by country singer Toby Keith’s Dream Walkin Farms, Inc., the dark bay or brown filly is out of the young Cactus Ridge mare Peeker, a […]

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Warrior's Club wins the inaugural Spendthrift Stallion Stakes
Churchill Downs: Filly Division Added To Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes

Fresh off a successful inaugural running of the Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes on Oct. 30, Spendthrift Farm and Churchill Downs have announced an expansion of the annual event which will now be run as two divisional races starting in 2017 – one for 2-year-old colts & geldings, and, now, one for 2-year-old fillies. “The Spendthrift […]

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Medal Count
Classic-Placed Medal Count’s First Foal A Filly Born In Lexington

Spendthrift Farm’s Medal Count, the Classic-placed, Graded stakes-winning son of Dynaformer, sired his first reported foal on Tuesday, Jan. 10 when a filly was born at Mallory Farm in Lexington, KY. Bred by Norm Kenney’s LIL Equine, LLC, the bay filly is out of the young Tale of the Cat mare Giant Cat Tale. “This […]

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Race Day wins the Oaklawn Handicap.
Oaklawn Handicap Winner Race Day’s First Foal Arrives In Indiana

Spendthrift Farm’s Race Day, the multiple Grade 2-winning son of Tapit, sired his first reported foal Monday, Jan. 9 when a filly was born at R Star Stallions in Anderson, Indiana. Bred by Jim Edgar, the dark bay or brown filly is out of the Bright Launch mare Lady Cali. “She’s a beautiful foal. This […]

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