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For Sale: Historic Normandy Farm, Final Resting Place Of Man O’ War’s Parents

Following the death of Nancy Polk in August of 2018, the historic Normandy Farm on Paris Pike has now been listed for sale with Rector Hayden Realtors. The 250-acre farm features one of Lexington’s oldest brick homes built in 1803, three tenant houses, a carriage house, and a total of six barns with 83 stalls, […]

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$7.5-Million Lady Aurelia, Record-Priced Weanling Drive All-Time High Gross At Fasig-Tipton November Sale

It takes a lot to make history at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Selected Mixed Sale, and a steady run of seven-figure horses helped do just that, with European champion Lady Aurelia and a record-priced weanling spearheading what was a record gross for the elite auction. Sunday’s renewal finished with 140 horses sold for all-time high […]

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Daddys Little Darling To Be Offered At Fasig-Tipton November

Gainesway, agent for Normandy Farm, will offer Grade 1 winner and millionaire Daddys Lil Darling at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale. The 4-year-old filly will be offered as a broodmare prospect. A daughter of top international sire Scat Daddy, Daddys Lil Darling provided many memorable wins for her owner and breeder, the late Nancy Polk […]

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Nancy Polk, Breeder Of Daddys Lil Darling, Dies After Bout With Pneumonia

Nancy Polk, the owner of Normandy Farm and breeder of both Breeders’ Cup winner Mongolian Saturday and millionaire Daddys Lil Darling, passed away on Saturday shortly before the later filly finished fourth in the Grade 1 Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington Park. Trainer Kenny McPeek announced her passing on the NBC broadcast. Polk has been […]

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Divisidero, Daddys Lil Darling Expected To Return In Million, Beverly D.

Trainer Kelly Rubley is considering a return to Arlington International Racecourse in the Grade I $1,000,000 Arlington Million on Aug. 11 for Gunpowder Farms’ Grade III Arlington Handicap winner Divisidero. Rubley, who has conditioned the 6-year-old since he transferred to her barn last winter, earned her first graded stakes victory with his win Saturday. “We wouldn’t rule it out,” […]

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Daddys Lil Darling Headlines Friday’s Mrs. Revere At Churchill Downs

Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) runner-up Daddys Lil Darling headlines a contentious field of 3-year-old fillies entered in Friday’s 27th running of the $200,000 Mrs. Revere (GII) at Churchill Downs. The Mrs. Revere – the penultimate North American graded stakes race of the year for 3-year-old fillies on grass – attracted 11 entrants to be run 1 1/16 miles […]

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Daddys Lil Darling ‘An Exciting Surprise’ For Owner/Breeder Nancy Polk

A year ago, Nancy Polk watched a horse she’d bred, raised and sold win a Breeders’ Cup race, with Mongolian Saturday capturing the $1 million Turf Sprint at Keeneland. This week she’ll fly to California to watch not only Mongolian Saturday but another horse she bred, raised and still owns as Daddys Lil Darling competes […]

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