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Barn Buddies Presented By Cosequin: ‘Lucky The Suicide Cat’

Everyone knows the old adage about cats and their nine lives. For 16 years now, the orange and white cat that has inhabited the stallion barn at Airdrie Stud has been as determined as any cat Kelly McDaniel can remember to use up every one of the nine allotted to him. McDaniel, the longtime stallion […]

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‘All The Substance You’d Want’: American Freedom’s First Foal Is A Filly

The first foal by Airdrie Stud and Gary and Mary West Stables’ stallion American Freedom, is a filly born on Jan. 12 at Hillyard Stables in Corydon, Ky. Bred by Ashley and Josh Hillyard, the filly is out of the maiden mare One Minute, a speedy black-type daughter of Run Away and Hide. Trained by […]

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Collected To Stand At Airdrie Stud For 2019 Breeding Season

Grade 1 winner and near $3-million earner Collected will begin his stud career at Airdrie Stud for the 2019 breeding season, the Midway, Ky. Bred in Kentucky by Runnymede Farm Inc. and Peter J. Callahan and raced in the silks of Peter Fluor and K.C. Weiner’s Speedway Stable LLC, the Bob Baffert trainee was an […]

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Airdrie Stud Announces 2019 Fees

Brereton C. Jones’ Airdrie Stud has announced stud fees for the 2019 breeding season, though the fee for the high-flying first-crop sire, Cairo Prince, will be determined following the upcoming Breeders’ Cup Championship weekend at Churchill Downs. New to the Airdrie Stud roster, McCraken (by Ghostzapper) will stand for $10,000 stands and nurses, as will […]

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner McCraken Retired To Airdrie Stud

McCraken, a multiple Graded Stakes-winning son of leading sire, Ghostzapper, has been retired from racing and will stand at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky in 2019. A homebred for Mrs. Janis R. Whitham’s Whitham Thoroughbreds, LLC, and trained by Ian Wilkes, McCraken first rose to national prominence during an undefeated juvenile campaign in 2016 that […]

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Haskell Winner Girvin To Stand At Ocala Stud

Girvin, winner of the 2017 Haskell Invitational Stakes, has been retired and will stand the 2019 breeding season at Ocala Stud in Ocala, Fla. Owners Brad and Misty Grady of Grand Oaks Farm have partnered with Kentucky-based Airdrie Stud, in a deal structured by West Bloodstock, to co-own Girvin through his stallion career. “We’ve been […]

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First Foal A Colt For Holy Bull Winner Upstart

The first foal by Airdrie Stud’s Upstart, a millionaire son of leading sire Flatter, was born on Jan. 19. The bay colt was produced by Laters Babe at Sean Curtin’s Moonestone Farm in Paris, KY. Laters Babe is a young half-sister to the Group 1 winning Argentinian Horse of the Year, Second Reality, and to […]

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Airdrie Stud Releases 2018 Stud Fees; Cairo Prince To Stand For $25,000

Cairo Prince, America’s leading first-crop sire at this year’s Keeneland September Sale, headlines the 2018 Airdrie roster. With an overall yearling average of $166,000 in 2017, no fewer than 34 individual six-figure yearlings and more yearlings selling in excess of $200,000 than any stallion in his crop, Cairo Prince will see his stud fee rise […]

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Graded Stakes Winner American Freedom To Stand At Airdrie Stud

Gary and Mary West’s graded-stakes winning colt American Freedom has been retired from racing and will begin his stud career at Brereton and Elizabeth Jones’s Airdrie Stud for the 2018 breeding season. A $500,000 September yearling purchase from the last crop of the influential sire Pulpit, the Bob Baffert trained American Freedom emerged as one […]

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