Claiborne Farm

$320,000 Broodmare Prospect Saucy Dame Leads Thursday At Keeneland November Sale

Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings paid $320,000 for Saucy Dame, a 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly cataloged as a broodmare prospect, during Thursday’s fourth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, which recorded brisk trade throughout the day. Keeneland sold 259 horses for a total $17,381,000, an average of $67,108 and a median of $52,000. […]

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Claiborne Farm Sets Blame’s 2019 Stud Fee At $30,000

Claiborne Farm announced that three-time Grade 1 winner and Eclipse champion Blame will stand for $30,000 in 2019. Led by G1 winners Fault and Marley’s Freedom, Blame has distinguished himself among the breakout sires of 2018. His 13 stakes winners this year include other graded stakes victors Maraud, Miss Kentucky and Beyond Blame. Blame currently […]

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Jimmy Creed, Lea, Overanalyze See Biggest Jumps In Mares Bred For 2018

The Jockey Club’s Report of Mares Bred released earlier this month is a telling indicator of commercial interest toward particular sires, and a stallion having more mares in his book than the year before is usually a good sign that his stock is rising. According to The Jockey Club, 273 stallions that bred at least […]

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Claiborne Farm Announces 2019 Fees, Led By War Front At $250,000

The Hancock family’s Claiborne Farm, home of international super-sire War Front, announced 2019 stud fees for its roster to stand at the Paris, Ky.-based farm for the upcoming breeding season. Among 12 stallions currently standing at Claiborne, War Front will remain at $250,000 next year. The leading sire by percentage of lifetime graded stakes winners, […]

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Keeneland Catalogs 4,509 Horses For November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 4,509 horses for its 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale, the world’s largest and most important sale of its kind, to be held Nov. 5-16. Headlining the November Sale catalog are graded stakes winners and graded stakes producers, led by champion Lady Eli, in foal to War Front; Grade 1 stakes winners Dream […]

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Dobson, Hancock, Lyster Added To Keeneland Advisory Board Of Directors

Cheyenne Stables’ Everett Dobson, Claiborne Farm President S. Walker Hancock Jr. and Ashview Farm Co-General Manager W. Gray Lyster IV have been named to Keeneland’s Advisory Board of Directors. Dobson, Hancock and Lyster will begin their service at the Advisory Board meeting on Oct. 11. The Keeneland Board, which meets semi-annually during the track’s April […]

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Starry Dreamer, Dam Of War Front, Dies At Age 24

Multiple stakes winner Starry Dreamer, best known as the dam of international leading sire War Front, died Aug. 7 due to infirmities of old age at Claiborne Farm. She was 24. Bred in Kentucky by Charles Nuckols Jr. & Sons, Starry Dreamer was a member of champion sprinter Rubiano’s first crop. She began her career […]

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See The Foal Patrol Star: Claiborne Opens Broodmare Division To Public For Limited Dates

Visit Horse Country announced today two new experiences offered by member Claiborne Farm. A 5K benefitting Thoroughbred aftercare organization Second Stride will be held on the farm on Friday, September 21, 2018, and new tours featuring Foal Patrol resident mare Sabbatical and her War Front colt Tour of Duty are available for limited October dates, raising money for the Man O’ […]

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Elate Takes Delaware ‘Cap Off The Layoff

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate made her 2018 debut a successful one on Saturday, easily taking the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G2) under Jose Ortiz. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was initially last in the compact field, made a strong middle move to take command and was geared down late to cross the wire […]

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Elate Leads Field Of Nine In Delaware Handicap

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate tops the 81st renewal of the $750,000 Grade II Delaware Handicap at Delaware Parkthis Saturday. The mile-and-a-quarter filly and mare summer classic has attracted a field of nine. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro has not been out since finishing fourth in the mile-and-an-eighth Grade I Breeders’ Cup Distaff at […]

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