Juddmonte Farms

‘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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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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Juddmonte Farms Reveals Breeding Plans For European Broodmares

Juddmonte announced the mating plans for some of its most high-profile European broodmares for 2019. Juddmonte will be supporting its newest addition to the stallion roster, Breeders’ Cup winner Expert Eye, with 12 mares, eight of which are black type performers or producers. They include the Group 3 winner Mirabilis (dam of Monarchs Glen) and listed winners Entree, […]

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Godolphin’s Magic Illusion Tops Tattersalls February Sale

A remarkable clearance rate of 95 percent and international trade were the highlights of the second day of the Tattersalls February Sale with Magic Illusion, from the popular Godolphin draft, leading the way at 105,000 guineas (US$144,227). 164 lots were sold for 2,213,400 guineas ($3,040,477), at an average of 13,496 guineas ($18,539) and a median […]

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Mott ‘Very Excited’ About Debut Winner Hidden Scroll

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott sent out a talented first-time starter named Hidden Scroll on the Pegasus World Cup undercard, and the Juddmonte Farms homebred blew away the competition to win by 14 lengths while jockey Joel Rosario geared him down at the wire. The sophomore son of Hard Spun ran a mile over […]

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