Runhappy Named Title Sponsor Of 2019 Eclipse Awards, Horse Of The Year

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that champion sprinter and Claiborne Farm stallion Runhappy will be the title sponsor of the 49th annual Runhappy Eclipse Awards presented by Breeders’ Cup, Daily Racing Form and The Stronach Group, on Thursday, January 23. Runhappy also will sponsor the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year. […]

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Performer Fends Off Tax In Discovery

Phipps Stable and Claiborne Farm’s Performer held off multiple graded-stakes winner Tax in a thrilling stretch duel to capture Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Discovery at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey, the Speightstown colt rode a three-race win streak into the nine-furlong test for sophomores and led the field of seven into […]

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Elate Finds Her Way Back To The Winner’s Circle In Fleur De Lis

Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm’s homebred Elate hadn’t won since last July, but the 5-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro found her way back to the winner’s circle with a big effort in Saturday’s Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs. Ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Bill Mott, Elate was stuck down inside […]

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Grade 1-Placed With Honors Joins Cast For Foal Patrol Season 2

With Honors, a 4-year-old homebred mare owned by LNJ Foxwoods and residing at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online in late December at . The first season of Foal Patrol, a […]

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Inaugural ‘Runhappy 5K’ At Claiborne To Benefit Second Stride

Come enjoy the rolling hills of the Bluegrass on Friday, Sept. 21 at one of the most iconic and storied Thoroughbred farms. The inaugural Runhappy 5K at Claiborne Farm will benefit the Thoroughbred aftercare organization Second Stride. Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky has been a historic Thoroughbred operation for over 100 years. Founded in 1910, […]

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Claiborne Stallion Groom Awarded Inaugural Lexington Hospitality Award

Kevin Lay, stallion groom and tour guide at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky was presented the first Lexington Hospitality Award received by a member of Horse Country. The Lexington Hospitality Awards, presented by VisitLEX, the Bluegrass Tourism Marketing Association, and the Bluegrass Hospitality Association, were awarded at a luncheon at the Keene Barn at the Keeneland Race […]

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Lull Holds On For Honey Fox Score

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s homebred Lull, making her first start finishing fifth in the Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar in November, set a fast pace and had just enough at the finish to hold off Res Ipsa and win Saturday’s $250,000 Honey Fox (G3) at Gulfstream Park on Florida Derby Day. A 4-year-old daughter of War […]

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First Foal A Filly For Breeders’ Cup Sprint Champion Runhappy

The first reported foal sired by Breeders’ Cup Sprint champion Runhappy was born on Sunday, according to Claiborne Farm’s Twitter account. The filly was born at Ashview Farm, the same farm on which the Eclipse Award-winning Runhappy himself was born. Runhappy, a 6-year-old son of Super Saver, compiled a record of seven wins in 10 […]

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Claiborne: Flatter’s 2018 Fee Bumped To $40,000, Mastery To Stand For $25,000

Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

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