Glen Hill Farm

Caribou Club Gets The Trip For Seabiscuit Triumph

Glen Hill Farm’s Caribou Club, benefitting from a trouble-free trip under the expert guidance of jockey Joe Talamo, asserted himself in the stretch to win the Grade II $200,000 Seabiscuit Handicap in decisive fashion Saturday at Del Mar. Able to save ground for most of the mile and one-sixteenth journey over the infield Jimmy Durante […]

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Favored Chicago Style Captures Hollywood Turf Cup With Strong Late Run

Glen Hill Farm’s 9-5 favored Chicago Style, under a well-timed ride by jockey Drayden Van Dyke, rallied powerfully in the stretch to forge ahead in the final strides and win the featured Grade II $200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup Friday at Del Mar near San Diego, Calif. Outrun in the early stages of the mile and […]

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Support For Equine Aftercare: 47 Breeders’ Cup Contenders Pledge Their Support To New Vocations

A growing list of prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to support racehorse aftercare by participating in the New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge. Now in its ninth year, the Pledge has raised over $480,000, with 100 percent of funds raised supporting the program’s rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming efforts. “New Vocations is a program the […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Out Of The Darkness, Into The Spotlight

In 2013 at Hollywood Park, Drayden Van Dyke could often be found in the jockey’s room riding the Equicizer. He liked to practice on the machine in the dark, so he could focus on the feel of the ride instead of visual cues. One day, Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith walked in to the […]

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Little Red Feather Presents Partners In Racing: Five Questions With Craig Bernick

Craig Bernick is the president and CEO of Glen Hill Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he took over for his grandfather, the late Leonard Lavin, at the young age of 28 in 2008. Craig grew up in Chicago, is a graduate of Tulane University and is currently on the boards of Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders’ […]

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Former Proctor Assistant Lindsay Schultz Named Manager of Glen Hill Farm

Glen Hill Farm in Ocala, Fla., has named Lindsay Schultz as its new farm manager. Established in 1966 by the late Leonard Lavin, Glen Hill Farm is a breeding and racing operation that has campaigned more than 80 stakes winners, including Breeders’ Cup Distaff winner One Dreamer, graded stakes winner and successful sire Relaunch, Marketing […]

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The Master Of Glen Hill Loved His Time At Del Mar Best Of All

They’re running the 73rd edition of the Del Mar Derby Sunday. Leonard Lavin would have enjoyed that. In fact, the only thing the late business titan and master of one of the sport’s most successful and enduring single owner/operator racing and breeding outfits would have enjoyed more was if he had a horse in action […]

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Leonard Lavin, Founder Of Glen Hill Farm, Passes Away At 97

Leonard Lavin, a major owner-breeder of Thoroughbreds for more than half a century, died of natural causes Wednesday evening at his home in Chicago. He was 97. Family members indicated that Mr. Lavin had been suffering the effects of pneumonia recently. They also said that he was surrounded by his family when he passed. A […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Pontchatrain Dies Due To Foaling Complications

The Glen Hill Farm-owned Pontchatrain died during foaling on Saturday, according to bloodhorse.com. The 7-year-old mare was bred to Curlin, but hemorrhaged after her water broke. The foal could not be saved. A daughter of War Front, Pontchatrain earned $446,392 on the track under the care of trainer Tom Proctor. Her major victories included a […]

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