Valor Farm

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: The Strait Is Strong At Valor Farm

“Cowboys like us sure do have fun, “Racin’ the wind, chasin’ the sun, “Take the long way around back to square one.” The juvenile filly Cowgirls Like Us demonstrated her continuing dominance with a 3 ¼-length win in Sunday’s $100,000 Trapeze Stakes at Remington Park, marking her third stakes victory in a row. For general […]

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Grade 1-Placed Eagle Retires To Stand At Texas’ Valor Farm

The graded stakes winning, Grade 1-placed Eagle has officially been retired to stud, reports bloodhorse.com. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride will stand at Douglas Scharbauer’s Valor Farm in Texas for $5,000 in 2018. “He ran at the highest level, he’s sound, was first or second 14 times out of 22 starts, and is a very good-looking […]

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Grade 1 Winner Bradester To Stand At Valor Farm

Joseph Sutton’s Bradester, winner of the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap, has been retired from racing and will enter stud this year at Valor Farm in Texas, according to the BloodHorse. The 7-year-old horse by Lion Heart will stand for a fee of $3,500. Trained throughout his career by Eddie Kenneally, Bradester won 10 of […]

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Scharbauer Purchases Valor Farm

Doug Scharbauer has purchased Valor Farm in Texas from the estate of his late father, Clarence Scharbauer Jr. The Daily Racing Form reports that the deal was completed earlier this month. Doug Scharbauer has campaigned Fiftyshadesofgold, winner of the G3 Eight Belles Stakes and He’s Comin In Hot, winner of the G3 Bashford Manor. “He loves the […]

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Lane’s End Texas To Close, Stallions To Stay In State At Valor Farm

Lane’s End Texas, one of the Lone Star State’s leading Thoroughbred farms, has closed and the three stallions standing there—Too Much Bling, Grasshopper and Congaree—have been relocated to Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas. Located near Hempstead, Texas, and formerly known as Huisache Farm, Lane’s End Texas stood many of the top Texas stallions over […]

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He’s Comin In Hot Scores Front-Running Bashford Manor Victory

Douglas Scharbauer’s He’s Comin in Hot followed up a 4 1/2-length maiden-breaking score with a sharp front-running performance to win Saturday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes at Churchill Downs. Ridden by Jamie Theriot, He’s Comin in Hot broke quickly and seized the lead, laying out opening splits of :22.12 and :46.21. Challenged by Show […]

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Fiftyshadesofgold Retired After Injuring Suspensory

Fiftyshadesofgold, last year’s Texas Champion 2 Year Old Filly, has been retired from racing. The filly ran in the Grade 3 Dogwood S. at Churchill Downs on September 20th and came back sound after the race. However, her foreleg swelled up mid-week and an ultrasound revealed a significant tear in her left fore suspensory. “She […]

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Silver City Carries Valor Farm Into Shiny New Era

A periodic skim of the lists of up-and-coming stallions usually produces a few surprises. This year, the national First Crop Sires list is headed by a horse with a four-figure stud fee. Yes, four figures. Silver City from the roster of Valor Farm in Pilot Point, Texas may not be as widely known as some […]

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