John Sikura

Barn Buddies: Sikura Watches Over Hill ‘n’ Dale With The Eyes Of A Hawk

Although Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm is just as polished a facility as any other Central Kentucky Thoroughbred farm, with miles of fields and neatly-trimmed lawns, Hill ‘n’ Dale President John Sikura sees something a little different when he scans the property. Lifelong hunter and naturalist Sikura looks at the fields and woods as ecosystems, with […]

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Canadian Hall Of Fame Inductees Include Sikura, Baker, Loiselle

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the people and horses being recognized as inductees in 2018.  Six people and four horses have been elected from an extremely deep ballot of candidates. Representing Thoroughbreds in the Class of 2018 are Builder John G. Sikura, Trainer Reade Baker, and Communicator Dan Loiselle […]

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Kentucky Horsemen Urged To Contact Lawmakers Over Proposed Repeal Of Sales Tax Exemption

Facing threats in two introduced bills and with other proposals being considered, the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, urges Kentucky lawmakers to not increase the tax burden on Kentucky’s signature horse industry. Through an email campaign by KEEP’s grassroots supporters and through one-on-one meetings in Frankfort, KEEP’s message to legislators has […]

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Oficial: Lady Eli Es Retirada De Las Pistas, Será Servida Este Año Por War Front

Ya es oficial: la campeona Lady Eli ha sido definitivamente retirada de las pistas. En un comunicado dado a conocer la mañana del martes 16, los copropietarios de la excepcional hija de Divine Park anunciaron la decisión final, cerrando así uno de los capítulos más emotivos del hipismo norteamericano de los últimos años. Lady Eli […]

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Stakes Winner Twirl Added To Keeneland November Sale In Foal To Curlin

Twirl (IRE), a stakes-winning daughter of leading sire Galileo (IRE) and a full sister to Irish and French highweight Misty For Me (IRE), dam of multiple Group 1 winners Roly Poly and U S Navy Flag, has been supplemented to Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 7. Consigned by Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales […]

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Violence’s Stud Fee Increased To $25,000 For 2018

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced Tuesday that Violence will stand the 2018 breeding season for a fee of $25,000 LFSN. Freshman sire Violence, a Grade 1 winner by Medaglia d’Oro, is off to very strong start on both the racetrack and in the sales ring. He currently ranks #2 on the Freshman Sire list and […]

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Leading Sire Kitten’s Joy Moving To Hill ‘n’ Dale, To Stand for $60,000 In 2018

Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced today that it has purchased a 50% percent interest in leading sire Kitten’s Joy. The stallion will relocate from Ramsey Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., to the Hill ‘n’ Dale stallion complex in Lexington. Kitten’s Joy is the leading active sire in North America by 2017 progeny earnings. He is currently […]

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La Campeona Lady Eli Será Ofrecida En Venta En Las Subastas De Noviembre En Keeneland

La Agencia de ventas Hill ‘n’ Dale anunció que la millonaria, múltiple ganadora Grado 1 y ganadora de la Breeders’ Cup Lady Eli será ofrecida en venta como parte de su contingente para las subastas de Noviembre en Keeneland. Luego de sus triunfos consecutivos en el Diana (G1) en Saratoga y el Gamely (G1) en […]

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Hill ‘N’ Dale Purchases Half-Interest In Bubbler, Dam Of Champion Arrogate

John G. Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm has purchased a 50 percent interest in Bubbler, the dam of champion Arrogate. The BloodHorse reports that the 11-year-old Distorted Humor mare was previously owned entirely by Clearsky Farms. Bubbler has been confirmed in foal to Tapit for 2018. In a statement released to the BloodHorse earlier on Monday, Sikura said, “We […]

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