Lane’s End

Graves’ Influence Still Felt During Strong Fasig-Tipton July Yearling Sale

The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Selected Yearling Sale was one of the first auctions hosted by the company following the death of longtime vice president Bill Graves in May, but his work continued to be felt on Tuesday when a Flatter colt rallied to bring a sale-topping $520,000 near the end of trade. Graves was the […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: A Quality Road Triple

Lost in the hoopla of Justify’s Triple Crown triumph last weekend was another triple of sorts as the Lane’s End stallion Quality Road sired three American Graded Stakes winners on June 9 – two of them G1 on the Belmont Stakes program at Belmont Park. Quality Road also sired two non-graded winners last weekend, raising […]

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Bloodlines: Accelerate Adds Notch For Lookin at Lucky, Smart Strike’s Unexpected Journey

Accelerate (by Lookin at Lucky) won the Gold Cup Handicap to pair with his Santa Anita Handicap, both Grade 1, and those victories make him look like the best older horse on the West Coast at 10 furlongs, at least unless West Coast (Flatter) comes out of hibernation and asserts some of his best form. […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: City Of Light Rising Star From Lane’s End

City of Light’s Grade 1 victory in the seven-furlong Triple Bend at Santa Anita last Saturday gave William S. Farish’s Lane’s End its sixth American Graded Stakes winner of 2018 – double the number of any other consignor thus far this year. The 4-year-old colt by the Lane’s End stallion Quality Road is owned by […]

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Farishes Join Water Hay Oats Alliance, Support Horseracing Integrity Act Of 2017

Will and Bill Farish of the famed Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, Ky., have joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA) as supporting members.  The father and son shared their perspective in the following statement: “We are joining WHOA to hopefully add some momentum to the effort in Washington to pass legislation that would mandate […]

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New Stud Fee Set For Classic Winner Tonalist

Lane’s End Farm has announced that four-time Grade 1 winner Tonalist (Tapit — Settling Mist, by Pleasant Colony) will stand the 2018 breeding season for $20,000, live foal stands and nurses. The Classic-winning son of Tapit bred over 250 mares in his first two seasons at stud. Tonalist was represented by his first foals this […]

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Keeneland November Sale Concludes With Increase In Average, Median Figures

Fierce competition for quality horses among an exceptionally deep buying bench generated healthy results as Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale concluded Saturday. Buyer confidence carried forward from the September Yearling Sale, spurring premium prices; increases in average and median; and the sale of 18 horses for $1 million or more, led by the $6 million paid […]

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Graded Stakes-Placed You’re To Blame Paces Keeneland November Session

Horses of racing age were featured on Tuesday during the eighth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, fetching the day’s highest prices, led by the $440,000 paid by Steven W. Young, agent, for You’re to Blame, a 3-year-old graded stakes-placed son of Distorted Humor from the family of multiple champion Gio Ponti. Lane’s […]

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Lane’s End Releases Stud Fees For Candy Ride, Union Rags & Quality Road

Lane’s End today announced the 2018 stud fees for Candy Ride ($80,000), Quality Road ($70,000) and Union Rags ($60,000). The announcement comes after an outstanding Breeders’ Cup weekend that saw all three sires represented by Grade 1 performers at Del Mar. These performances were highlighted by Gun Runner’s (Candy Ride (Arg)) dominating display in the […]

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Connect, Unified Join Lane’s End Stallion Roster For 2018

Lane’s End announced today its 2018 stallion roster and stud fees. After a successful 2017 for their stallions, the farm looks forward to building on that momentum next year with a roster that includes its long-standing, proven stallions as well as its strong team of young up and comers. Lane’s End’s 2018 stallion roster includes […]

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