Aikenite

Calumet Farm Releases 2019 Fees, With Newcomer Ransom The Moon

Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., has released the advertised fees for its 2019 stallion roster, including newcomer Ransom the Moon. Ransom the Moon, a son of leading sire Malibu Moon will stand for $7,500 LFSN. As the only Grade 1 winning sprinting son of Malibu Moon to go to stud, Ransom the Moon offers breeders […]

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Rematch In Baltimore: Precedent For Stablemate Triple Crown Battles

Count me among the skeptics thinking Bob Baffert would not run Dortmund in the Preakness immediately after stablemate American Pharoah’s hard-fought win over Firing Line and Dortmund in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. Why would a trainer risk winning racing’s most cherished prize, the Triple Crown, by running an extremely talented horse like […]

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Calumet Farm Releases 2015 Stallion Roster, Fees

Calumet has set the stud fees for 2015 including regional sires.  Calumet has added 5 new stallions to the roster for next year and has relocated several other stallions. New to Calumet for 2015 are English Channel, Oxbow, Ready’s Image, Red Rocks (IRE) and Musketier (GER).   Calumet has relocated Aikenite to Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, […]

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Aikenite to Bridlewood in Florida for 2015

Aikenite, the brilliantly fast multiple Grade 2 winner and multiple Breeders’ Cup contender, will stand at John & Leslie Malone’s Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla. for the 2015 breeding season. Raced by Dogwood Stable and trained by Todd Pletcher, Aikenite was a multiple Graded stakes performer at two, three and four, who earned $875,385, and […]

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Calumet Farm announces 2013 stud fees

Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., has announced its stud fees for its 2013 roster. The farm is led by 2010 Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) winner, Americain. The son of Dynaformer will stand his first season for $20,000. Multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite will stand for $7,500, as will stakes winner Lentenor, a full brother to 2006 […]

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Aikenite to stand at Calumet

Multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite has been purchased privately by Calumet Farm. He was sold by Dogwood Stables. The Yes It’s True son was retired from racing on Oct. 29 after reinjuring an ankle. The colt retired with a record of five wins, four seconds, and three thirds from 23 starts for $875,385 in earnings. […]

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Aikenite retired due to ankle injury

Multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite has been retired after re-injuring an ankle on Sunday while prepping for a start in Saturday’s Ack Ack Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs. The Dogwood Stable colorbearer had returned to training this year after recovering from an ankle injury suffered early last year. The 5-year-old son of Yes It’s […]

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Phoenix rising: Aikenite returns from retirement in Keeneland stake

Multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite returns to the racing scene on Friday when he lines up in the $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland. The 5-year-old horse by Yes It’s True was retired by Dogwood Stable in March with the idea of standing him at stud. With no immediate interest among […]

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Aikenite retired; stud duty planned

Dogwood Stables has retired multiple graded stakes winner Aikenite and plans to offer him for stud duty.  The 5-year-old son of Yes It’s True finishes his racing career with five wins, four seconds and three thirds from 23 starts.  He earned $866,635, winning the G2 Commonwealth at Keeneland and the G2 Churchill Downs Stakes during […]

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Campbell honored at Aiken Hall of Fame event

A celebration originally set to honor Aikenite, Dogwood Stable’s 4-year-old colt, turned out to be a celebration of Dogwood president W. Cothran “Cot” Campbell, who said earlier in the week that he would be “semi-retired” by Jan. 1, according to a story in the Augusta Chronicle. At an event that drew a few hundred people […]

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