Juddmonte Farms

Hofburg Shows ‘Good Energy’ In Thursday Comeback, May Target Woodward

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Hofburg, a multiple Grade 1-placed son of Tapit, earned a 94 Beyer Speed Figure in his winning return to the races on Thursday at Saratoga. Trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott, the talented chestnut enjoyed a productive 2018 campaign winning the Curlin at Saratoga after finishing second in the Grade 1 […]

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Hofburg Set For A Return To Racing At Saratoga

Hofburg, the Bill Mott-trained colt who was on the Triple Crown trail last year, is set to run his first race of 2019 Thursday at Saratoga. Hofburg, a son of Tapit owned and bred by Juddmonte Farms, was last seen on the track Oct. 27 at Keeneland, when he finished sixth in the Grade 2 […]

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Juliet Foxtrot Posts Front-Running Victory In Arlington’s Modesty Handicap

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Juliet Foxtrot remained undefeated in the United States while winning her first graded stakes, capturing Saturday’s Grade 3 Modesty Handicap by 1 3/4 lengths at Arlington Park on Million Preview Day at the suburban Chicago racetrack. Ridden by Florent Geroux, Juliet Foxtrot went wire to wire, covering the 1 3/16 miles on […]

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‘I Liked The Rhythm Of It’: Tacitus Puts In Another Solid Breeze Toward Belmont

Grade 2 Wood Memorial winner Tacitus breezed over the main track at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday at Belmont Park, working in company with Multiplier. Both horses covered five furlongs in 1:00.16 with Tacitus, piloted by Jose Ortiz, galloping out strong in front of his graded stakes winning stablemate in preparation for the Grade 1, $1.5 […]

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Zenda, French Classic Winner And Dam Of Kingman, Dies At Age 20

Juddmonte Farms regrets to announce the passing of classic-winning filly and classic-producing broodmare Zenda at age 20 following a prolonged bout of laminitis. Zenda put up some notable performances on the racetrack, the highlight being her win in the French Group 1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (French 1,000 Guineas). However, it’s her achievements as a […]

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Mott Praises Stewards’ ‘Integrity’; Country House To Target Preakness, Tacitus Belmont

Juddmonte Farms’ Tacitus and Mrs. J. V. Shields Jr. et al.’s Country House have exited their Kentucky Derby (GI) efforts in good shape, trainer Bill Mott said on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs. While Tacitus, who was moved from fourth to third following the demotion of disqualified winner Maximum Security, is under consideration for the […]

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Tacitus: Juddmonte ‘Doubling Down’ On Dirt Sires In Quest Of Elusive Derby Win

If Tacitus’ blood was any bluer, it would be cerulean. By America’s top dirt sire, 2004 Wood Memorial winner Tapit, out of five-time Grade 1-winning New York heroine and Eclipse champion Close Hatches, the flashy gray colt is owned by Prince Khalid bin Abdullah Al Saud’s global powerhouse Juddmonte Farms, and trained by Hall of […]

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Omaha Beach, Tacitus Arrive At Churchill To Prepare For Kentucky Derby

Two of the likely top contenders for the Grade I, $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve – Arkansas Derby (GI) winner Omaha Beach and Wood Memorial victor Tacitus – arrived at Churchill Downs on Tuesday to begin their preparation for the “Run for the Roses.” Omaha Beach, trained by Hall of Famer Richard […]

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Is This The Year? Mott Hoping Hidden Scroll Adds Kentucky Derby To Hall Of Fame Résumé

Hidden Scroll distinguished himself as a 3-year-old colt with a big future when the son of Hard Spun debuted at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., with a handy 14-length romp in his debut Jan. 26. Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott was so dazzled by the Juddmonte Farms homebred’s performance that he has given […]

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Maiden Winner Hidden Scroll Installed Morning Line Favorite In Fountain Of Youth

Juddmonte Farms’ homebred Hidden Scroll, an impressive winner of his lone career start Jan. 26, drew Post 7 and was installed as the 9-5 program favorite for Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The 73rd running of the 1 1/16-mile Fountain of Youth for 3-year-olds, the final step […]

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