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Graded Stakes Status for Undefeated 2YO PLUM ALI

10.05.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI remains undefeated thanks to a convincing win in Belmont's Miss Grillo S.-G2…

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Hancock Named TCA Honor Guest for 2020

09.22.20

Arthur B. Hancock III has been named the Thoroughbred Club of America's 2020 Honor Guest.  He will honored at the…

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Gabby Gaudet follows Stone Farm Yearling from Barn to Sales Ring

09.18.20

TVG Racing Analyst and Reporter Gabby Gaudet followed Hip #371, a yearling filly consigned by Stone Farm, from the barn…

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Back-to-Back Stakes Wins for THEODORA B.

09.16.20

Augustin Stable’s homebred Theodora B. held off a late charge to win the $500,000 TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs in…

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Homebreds Make News "Day One" at Keeneland

09.14.20

Opening day of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale proved to be a good day for the Stone Farm team. Homebreds…

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2YO PLUM ALI Earns Blacktype with win in Mint Juvenile Fillies S.

09.08.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI earned her first blacktype going a mile on the turf in the…

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THEORDORA B. Winner of Gr. 2 Dance Smartly Raised at Stone Farm

08.16.20

Augustin Stable's homebred THEODORA B. led from start to finish to win the 1 1/4-mile Dance Smartly Stakes-G2 on the…

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Stone Farm Sold LADY KATE Takes $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes

08.10.20

Anderson Stables' LADY KATE won the $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes going a mile on the dirt at Ellis Park on…

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Stone Farm Raised SHE'S MY TYPE Wins Saratoga Stakes

08.04.20

SHE'S MY TYPE won Saratoga's Coronation Cup S. on Saturday, August 1.   Raised at Stone Farm for breeders Alec and…

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Gingham Impressive in Santa Anita Stakes

06.14.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold Gingham posted a solid win in the Angel Flight S. at Santa Anita on…

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1st Winner for Champion and Stone Farm Graduate Air Force Blue

06.08.20

Champion and Stone Farm Graduate Air Force Blue was represented by his first winner on June 7 when 2YO Beauty…

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BloodHorse Q&A With Arthur Hancock

05.04.20

BloodHorse Editorial Director Evan Hammonds' conversation with Arthur Hancock III is featured in the May 2 issue of BloodHorse magazine.…

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Looking Back at Kentucky Derby Winner Fusaichi Pegasus

05.02.20

It was exactly twenty years that Fusaichi Pegasus stormed home to win the 126th running of the Kentucky Derby-G1. Bred,…

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Stone Farm Resident & Champion Producer Beyond The Waves

04.15.20

The career of Beyond The Waves, dam of 2019 Horse of the Year Bricks and Mortar, is examined in BloodHorse…

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Bricks and Mortar and His Dam Beyond The Waves Honored by KTOB and KTA

03.20.20

Bricks and Mortar has been named Kentucky-bred Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse, and his dam, Beyond…

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Stone Farm Featured in Keeneland Magazine

03.15.20

Lenny Shulman, senior correspondent for BloodHorse and author several books on racing, profiled Stone Farm in the spring issue of…

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Bricks and Mortar Named Eclipse Champion Horse of the Year

01.24.20

A perfect six for six in a 2019 campaign that culminated with a win in the Breeders’ Cup Turf-G1, Bricks…

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Hancock: If Not The Drugs, Then What Is Causing Fatal Injuries?

12.12.19

It has been many months since the fatal breakdowns at Santa Anita Park in California. All of this time has…

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Giant's Causeway's Bricks and Mortar Reigns Supreme in BC Turf

11.03.19

With Mitole (Eskendereya)’s victory in the GI Breeders’ Cup Sprint a couple hours earlier and with Midnight Bisou (Midnight Lute)…

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Named Halo but far from a saint: the shark-eyed stallion who shaped the breed

10.01.19

Michele MacDonald looks at a fierce but formidable sire 50 years after his birth Halo: the North American champion sire…

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Opinions on the Cap: Arthur Hancock

09.17.19

Editor’s Note: The Jockey Club has asked for public comment on their proposal to cap at 140 the number of…

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Thirty Years Later, Sunday Silence's Brilliance Still Shines

09.12.19

It's been 30 years since Charlie Whittingham's brilliant Sunday Silence parlayed victories in Santa Anita's San Felipe Stakes and Santa…

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Quality Road Filly Becomes Latest Baffert Rising Star at Del Mar

09.03.19

Quality Response (f, 2, Quality Road-Argue, by Storm Cat) chased a fast pace while wide and drew clear powerfully in…

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'I Could Hear Sunday Silence Breathing': Reliving An All-Time Workout At Del Mar

08.31.19

Gold when they prove to be an indicator of readiness for a racing victory. Fool's gold when a series of…

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Hancock, no stranger to quality horseflesh, has high hopes for Saratoga sale-topper

08.26.19

Barbara D. LivingstonStone Farm consigned the co-topper at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected sale, a yearling colt by Curlin out of…

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Graded Stakes Status for Undefeated 2YO PLUM ALI

10.05.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI remains undefeated thanks to a convincing win in Belmont's Miss Grillo S.-G2…

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Back-to-Back Stakes Wins for THEODORA B.

09.16.20

Augustin Stable’s homebred Theodora B. held off a late charge to win the $500,000 TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs in…

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2YO PLUM ALI Earns Blacktype with win in Mint Juvenile Fillies S.

09.08.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI earned her first blacktype going a mile on the turf in the…

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THEORDORA B. Winner of Gr. 2 Dance Smartly Raised at Stone Farm

08.16.20

Augustin Stable's homebred THEODORA B. led from start to finish to win the 1 1/4-mile Dance Smartly Stakes-G2 on the…

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Stone Farm Sold LADY KATE Takes $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes

08.10.20

Anderson Stables' LADY KATE won the $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes going a mile on the dirt at Ellis Park on…

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Stone Farm Raised SHE'S MY TYPE Wins Saratoga Stakes

08.04.20

SHE'S MY TYPE won Saratoga's Coronation Cup S. on Saturday, August 1.   Raised at Stone Farm for breeders Alec and…

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Gingham Impressive in Santa Anita Stakes

06.14.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold Gingham posted a solid win in the Angel Flight S. at Santa Anita on…

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Looking Back at Kentucky Derby Winner Fusaichi Pegasus

05.02.20

It was exactly twenty years that Fusaichi Pegasus stormed home to win the 126th running of the Kentucky Derby-G1. Bred,…

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Bricks and Mortar and His Dam Beyond The Waves Honored by KTOB and KTA

03.20.20

Bricks and Mortar has been named Kentucky-bred Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse, and his dam, Beyond…

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Bricks and Mortar Named Eclipse Champion Horse of the Year

01.24.20

A perfect six for six in a 2019 campaign that culminated with a win in the Breeders’ Cup Turf-G1, Bricks…

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Giant's Causeway's Bricks and Mortar Reigns Supreme in BC Turf

11.03.19

With Mitole (Eskendereya)’s victory in the GI Breeders’ Cup Sprint a couple hours earlier and with Midnight Bisou (Midnight Lute)…

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Named Halo but far from a saint: the shark-eyed stallion who shaped the breed

10.01.19

Michele MacDonald looks at a fierce but formidable sire 50 years after his birth Halo: the North American champion sire…

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Thirty Years Later, Sunday Silence's Brilliance Still Shines

09.12.19

It's been 30 years since Charlie Whittingham's brilliant Sunday Silence parlayed victories in Santa Anita's San Felipe Stakes and Santa…

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Quality Road Filly Becomes Latest Baffert Rising Star at Del Mar

09.03.19

Quality Response (f, 2, Quality Road-Argue, by Storm Cat) chased a fast pace while wide and drew clear powerfully in…

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Quality Road Colt Runs to the Buzz at Del Mar; Named TDN Rising Star TDN

07.29.19

Roadster (Quality Road), touted as the next potential superstar colt for a Bob Baffert barn that’s produced the likes Triple…

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Sunday Silence Among Inaugural Inductees To Louisiana Downs Racing Hall Of Fame

07.12.19

Harrah's Louisiana Downs will honor the first class of its Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 13. It will…

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Roadster Motors into Affirmed

06.16.19

Not surprisingly, Bob Baffert is holding a strong hand for the June 16 Affirmed Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park.…

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For Bricks and Mortar, the Road to the Top Has Not Been Easy

06.12.19

“I decided to sell him because he was a very good-looking horse and I thought I would get an awful…

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Ascend Upsets Manhattan

06.10.19

Trainer Graham Motion came to Belmont Park and won the battle, but lost the war.

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Bricks and Mortar Runs to the Money in Manhattan

06.09.19

ELMONT, NY – Bricks and Mortar (Giant’s Causeway) came charging down the stretch to lead home a Chad Brown-trained trifecta…

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Gato Del Sol's Connections Passed on 1982 Preakness

05.16.19

The Preakness of 1982 was an interesting one. The filly Cupecoy's Joy, who set blazing fractions of :23 and :46…

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Bricks and Mortar foaled and raised at Stone Farm Keeps Streak Going in Turf Classic​

05.05.19

Bricks and Mortar makes it four wins in a row since returning from a 14-month layoff in December with a…

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Roadster Drives Speedway Stable to Kentucky Derby

05.02.19

It was four summers ago when bloodstock agent John Adger, who built Stonerside into a world-class breeding operation for Robert…

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ROADSTER: First Impressions: Kentucky Derby 145

05.01.19

TDN Rising Star' Roadster (Quality Road)'s pedigree pays tribute to Hancock slate, longtime friend Ned Evans. Bred in Kentucky by…

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This Side Up: The Ned Evans Engine in Roadster

05.01.19

To those of us who view Arthur Hancock as a beacon not just of professional illumination but also of human…

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Graded Stakes Status for Undefeated 2YO PLUM ALI

10.05.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI remains undefeated thanks to a convincing win in Belmont's Miss Grillo S.-G2…

Read more >

Hancock Named TCA Honor Guest for 2020

09.22.20

Arthur B. Hancock III has been named the Thoroughbred Club of America's 2020 Honor Guest.  He will honored at the…

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Gabby Gaudet follows Stone Farm Yearling from Barn to Sales Ring

09.18.20

TVG Racing Analyst and Reporter Gabby Gaudet followed Hip #371, a yearling filly consigned by Stone Farm, from the barn…

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Back-to-Back Stakes Wins for THEODORA B.

09.16.20

Augustin Stable’s homebred Theodora B. held off a late charge to win the $500,000 TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs in…

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Homebreds Make News "Day One" at Keeneland

09.14.20

Opening day of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale proved to be a good day for the Stone Farm team. Homebreds…

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2YO PLUM ALI Earns Blacktype with win in Mint Juvenile Fillies S.

09.08.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold PLUM ALI earned her first blacktype going a mile on the turf in the…

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THEORDORA B. Winner of Gr. 2 Dance Smartly Raised at Stone Farm

08.16.20

Augustin Stable's homebred THEODORA B. led from start to finish to win the 1 1/4-mile Dance Smartly Stakes-G2 on the…

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Stone Farm Sold LADY KATE Takes $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes

08.10.20

Anderson Stables' LADY KATE won the $100,000 Groupie Doll Stakes going a mile on the dirt at Ellis Park on…

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Stone Farm Raised SHE'S MY TYPE Wins Saratoga Stakes

08.04.20

SHE'S MY TYPE won Saratoga's Coronation Cup S. on Saturday, August 1.   Raised at Stone Farm for breeders Alec and…

Read more >

Gingham Impressive in Santa Anita Stakes

06.14.20

Stone Farm bred, raised, and sold Gingham posted a solid win in the Angel Flight S. at Santa Anita on…

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1st Winner for Champion and Stone Farm Graduate Air Force Blue

06.08.20

Champion and Stone Farm Graduate Air Force Blue was represented by his first winner on June 7 when 2YO Beauty…

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BloodHorse Q&A With Arthur Hancock

05.04.20

BloodHorse Editorial Director Evan Hammonds' conversation with Arthur Hancock III is featured in the May 2 issue of BloodHorse magazine.…

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Looking Back at Kentucky Derby Winner Fusaichi Pegasus

05.02.20

It was exactly twenty years that Fusaichi Pegasus stormed home to win the 126th running of the Kentucky Derby-G1. Bred,…

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Stone Farm Resident & Champion Producer Beyond The Waves

04.15.20

The career of Beyond The Waves, dam of 2019 Horse of the Year Bricks and Mortar, is examined in BloodHorse…

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Bricks and Mortar and His Dam Beyond The Waves Honored by KTOB and KTA

03.20.20

Bricks and Mortar has been named Kentucky-bred Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse, and his dam, Beyond…

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Stone Farm Featured in Keeneland Magazine

03.15.20

Lenny Shulman, senior correspondent for BloodHorse and author several books on racing, profiled Stone Farm in the spring issue of…

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Bricks and Mortar Named Eclipse Champion Horse of the Year

01.24.20

A perfect six for six in a 2019 campaign that culminated with a win in the Breeders’ Cup Turf-G1, Bricks…

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Hancock: If Not The Drugs, Then What Is Causing Fatal Injuries?

12.12.19

It has been many months since the fatal breakdowns at Santa Anita Park in California. All of this time has…

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Giant's Causeway's Bricks and Mortar Reigns Supreme in BC Turf

11.03.19

With Mitole (Eskendereya)’s victory in the GI Breeders’ Cup Sprint a couple hours earlier and with Midnight Bisou (Midnight Lute)…

Read more >

Named Halo but far from a saint: the shark-eyed stallion who shaped the breed

10.01.19

Michele MacDonald looks at a fierce but formidable sire 50 years after his birth Halo: the North American champion sire…

Read more >

Opinions on the Cap: Arthur Hancock

09.17.19

Editor’s Note: The Jockey Club has asked for public comment on their proposal to cap at 140 the number of…

Read more >

Thirty Years Later, Sunday Silence's Brilliance Still Shines

09.12.19

It's been 30 years since Charlie Whittingham's brilliant Sunday Silence parlayed victories in Santa Anita's San Felipe Stakes and Santa…

Read more >

Quality Road Filly Becomes Latest Baffert Rising Star at Del Mar

09.03.19

Quality Response (f, 2, Quality Road-Argue, by Storm Cat) chased a fast pace while wide and drew clear powerfully in…

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'I Could Hear Sunday Silence Breathing': Reliving An All-Time Workout At Del Mar

08.31.19

Gold when they prove to be an indicator of readiness for a racing victory. Fool's gold when a series of…

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Hancock, no stranger to quality horseflesh, has high hopes for Saratoga sale-topper

08.26.19

Barbara D. LivingstonStone Farm consigned the co-topper at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected sale, a yearling colt by Curlin out of…

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Flay and Hancock Win Big With $1.5 Million Curlin Colt

08.07.19

Anne M. Eberhard Yearling was nicknamed "Curlin Jr." by consignor Arthur Hancock. COURTESY OF THE BLOODHORSE By Claire Crosby and…

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Menifee Dies of Heart Attack at 23 in Korea

06.14.19

Tony Leonard Stallion was a beloved fixture on Korean racing scene. Courtesy of the BloodHorse By Mary LaRue Dual grade…

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AFTER A BREEDERS’ CUP-ESQUE CARD, WHO’S THE BEST HORSE IN THE SPORT?

06.10.19

Courtesy of the TDN by Bill Finley Number one right now? I’ll go with Bricks and Mortar (Giant’s Causeway), but…

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A NEW FORCE AMONG THE STALLION RANKS: AIR FORCE BLUE

06.10.19

Courtesy of the TDN By Kelsey Riley https://player.vimeo.com/external/341183040.sd.mp4?s=b6c3b5a0d33f5d10ac35ce01f17f3d04280ab09b&profile_id=165WATCH VIDEO With the kickoff of the American yearling sale season just around…

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ROADSTER DRAWS POST 17 in the KY DERBY

05.01.19

POST 17. ROADSTER: If he breaks like he did two works back, he could wind up with a good, albeit…

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ROADSTER, GAME WINNER PUT IN FINAL WORKS AHEAD OF DERBY

04.27.19

Courtesy of the BloodHOrse Zoe Metz Roadster, Game Winner Put in Final Works Ahead of Derby By BloodHorse Staff Santa…

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Roadster Runs Down Stablemate Game Winner In The Santa Anita Derby​

04.26.19

Roadster Runs Down Stablemate Game Winner In The Santa Anita Derby by Paulick Report Staff Owner Peter Fluor, right, leads…

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Will STONE FARM RAISED ROADSTER Give Baffert His Sixth Kentucky Derby Victory? SCROLL DOWN FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY VIDEO

04.26.19

Courtesy of America's Best Racting: THE POST Will Roadster Give Baffert His Sixth Kentucky Derby Victory? RACING April 9th, 2019…

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ROADSTER; TDN PROFILE

04.26.19

COURTESY OF THE TDN Roadster ‘TDN Rising Star’. O-Speedway Stable LLC. B-Stone Farm (KY). T-Bob Baffert. Sales History: $525,000 Ylg…

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Stone Farm’s Hancock Back in the Derby with Roadster

04.26.19

Anne M. Eberhardt Stone Farm's Hancock Back in the Derby with Roadster Arthur Hancock III has bred two Kentucky Derby…

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Ascend, Danilovna Give Motion Sweep of Turf Stakes

04.22.19

David Grening, Daily Racing Form Though trainer Graham Motion has won a Kentucky Derby and is in position to win…

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Electric Market Drives Surging Results at Keeneland September Sale

09.23.18

Electric Market Drives Surging Results at Keeneland September Sale

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Brisk Trade Carries On During Eighth Day at Keeneland

09.18.18

A Quality Road filly bred by Stone Farm was a standout during the Sept. 18 session of the Keeneland September…

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Finalists announced for Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards Nicole Russo, DRF

09.14.18

Finalists for the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards for those working in racing and breeding have been announced, along with the…

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Lows Land $1.05 Million Curlin Filly With Grade 1 Roots

09.13.18

Robert and Lawana Low bought the first seven-figure yearling during the final Book 1 session of the Keeneland September Yearling…

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Dark Horses Captures Fascinating Rivalry, A Better Era in Racing

06.03.18

There had been enough build up and publicity for the NBC documentary “Dark Horses” that you had already heard what…

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Has There Ever Been A Better Example of Sunday Silence’s Awesome Legacy?

12.21.17

Has There Ever Been A Better Example of Sunday Silence's Awesome Legacy? What do the Japanese Thoroughbreds Bless Journey, Satono…

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Record-Breaking Night As Songbird, Tepin Star At Fasig

11.15.17

Among the many accomplishments on champion Tepin (Bernstein)’s lengthy CV, perhaps none was as impressive or noteworthy as her victory…

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Arthur Hancock and Sunday Silence

11.01.17

Arthur Hancock and Sunday Silence

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Spendthrift, Starlight Partner Up

09.14.17

B. Wayne Hughes's Spendthrift Farm and Starlight Racing teamed up to purchase a colt by First Samurai for $575,000 Wednesday…

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Speedway Adds Some Quality

09.13.17

Bloodstock agent Marette Farrell, bidding on behalf of Peter Fluor and KC Weiner’s Speedway Stable, secured a colt by Quality…

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Tepin at Stone Farm

09.12.17

Photos available on the BloodHorse website.

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Forever Together, Saratoga Memories

07.22.17

She won her first three starts sprinting on the dirt, for a trainer known for patience over precocity, but then…

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A ‘whole new way to tell the story of the Thoroughbred’

07.02.17

After spending almost two hours touring Stone Farm in Paris, Kentucky, our small group was being led back through the…

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Going Up

06.21.17

For a variety of reasons Arthur Hancock III has long been one of our favorite people in the industry. Through…

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ASCEND Rises to Occasion in Manhattan Upset TDN

06.10.17

10th at BEL, $1,000,000 G1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan S. 1¼m Winner: Ascend, g, 2012 Candy Ride (Arg) At 27-1 the…

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Ascend Shocks Manhattan Field at 27-1

06.10.17

Paulick Report Ascend (Candy Ride) and jockey Jose Ortiz win the Woodford Reserve Manhattan (Gr I) at Belmont Park 6/10/17.…

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Ascend Goes Last-to-First in the Henry S. Clark

04.22.17

Horse Racing Nation Stone Farm and Madaket Stables’ ASCEND, jumping into stakes company for the first time in his 5-year-old…

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Summer Spice Breaks His Maiden

03.24.17

Summer Spice broke his maiden by a nose with an exciting closing finish at Fair Grounds on March 24 over…

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Mastery Recovering After Successful Surgery

03.14.17

Everett Dobson's undefeated Mastery, the grade 1 winner who was pulled up March 11 after his impressive San Felipe Stakes…

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Full Sister To Juvenile Champion Air Force Blue Foaled At Kentucky’s Stone Farm

03.13.17

A full sister to 2015 Champion Juvenile Air Force Blue was foaled March 9 at Arthur B. Hancock III's Stone…

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Mastery Dominates San Felipe, Sustains Injury After

03.11.17

A sterling performance by Cheyenne Stables' Mastery in the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) for a moment appeared to stamp…

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Mastery: Class and Potential

12.12.16

His potential has not been kept a secret, as Everett Dobson's Cheyenne Stables' Mastery went off at 3-10 in his…

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Winner’s Circle

12.03.16

Lenny Shulman, The Bloodhorse Arthur Hancock III can recite pedigrees as well as any other Central Kentucky hardboot, meaning he…

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Bloodlines: Hancock-Bred Mastery Shows Classic Promise

11.23.16

That man in Bourbon County. The one who bought in Sunday Silence at the Keeneland July sale, discovered that he…

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Midnight Moonlight Breaks His Maiden by 6 1/2 lengths

11.19.16

Midnight Moonlight (Midnight Lute/ Ocean Moon, 2014 g.) broke his maiden by 6 1/2 lengths at Fair Grounds going 1…

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Ascend Ascending With Another Win at Keeneland TDN

10.20.16

7th-KEE, $64,825, Alw, 10-19, (NW3$X), 3yo/up, 1 1/16mT, 1:43.55, fm. ASCEND (g, 4, Candy Ride {Arg}--Ghost Dancing {SW, $163,897}, by…

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Ascend Wins Wednesday’s Feature Mill Ridge Purse Lex 18

10.20.16

In Wednesday’s featured $66,000 Mill Ridge Purse, Stone Farm and Madaket Stables’ favored Ascend prevailed in a deep stretch duel…

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Stone Farm’s very own Everette Charles Honored as a Finalist in the Godolphin Dedication to Breeding Award

09.29.16

Everette Charles, known to his co-workers as "Powell County" after the county in which he was raised, has worked at…

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Ascend Wins Opening Weekend at Saratoga TDN

07.24.16

7th-SAR, $90,000, Alw (NW2$X)/Opt. Clm ($62,500), 7-23, 3yo/up, 1 1/16mT, 1:41.78, fm. ASCEND (g, 4, Candy Ride {Arg}--Ghost Dancing {SW,…

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Menifee Colt Wins Korean Triple Crown

07.19.16

TDN By Alan Carasso Power Blade (Kor) (Menifee) became the first horse in the relatively tender history of the Korean…

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Stone Farm Bred Greengrassofyoming Wins the G3 Stars and Stripes

07.09.16

Myra Lewin, BloodHorse Greengrassofyoming thrust out his nose in a four-horse finish to capture the Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr.…

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Stone Farm and trainer Mike Stidham do a Daily Double with wins from Trend and Sashay!

06.25.16

Stone Farm had two winners on Saturday both with trainer Michael Stidham. In an exciting finish at Churchill Downs in…

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Racing’s Unforgettable Rivalries: Sunday Silence and Easy Goer

06.08.16

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Trend Makes Another Trip to the Winner Circle

05.27.16

In the 4th race at Arlington Park on May 27, Trend tracked the pace in behind and inside a rival…

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Kentucky Derby Superstitions

05.05.16

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Think Picking A Baby Name is Tough? Try Naming a Thoroughbred

05.05.16

“I like the story behind the naming of Sunday Silence, the 1989 Kentucky Derby winner,” Jockey Club registrar Rick Bailey…

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Simple Truths Held Dear by Air Force Breeder

04.28.16

Michelle MacDonald, Racing Post When it comes to breeding and raising thoroughbreds, Arthur B Hancock III holds fast to his…

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KTOB/ KTA Awards Arthur B Hancock III

04.21.16

Arthur B. Hancock, III, joined by his family, received Hardboot Breeders' & Racing Abroad Awards for Air Force Blue. On…

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Ascend Scores an Allowance at Keeneland TDN

04.16.16

5th-KEE, $61,895, Alw, 4-16, (NW1X), 4yo/up, 1mT, 1:36.50, fm. ASCEND (g, 4, Candy Ride {Arg}--Ghost Dancing {SW, $163,897}, by Silver…

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War Front’s European Success Enhances Force of Coolmore

04.05.16

As the flat season kicks into gear in Europe, few events have done more to whet the appetite than Aidan…

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Montego Bay Wins at Santa Anita

04.03.16

4th-SA, $50,000, CL ($75,000), 4yo+, 1mT, 1:34.77 MONTEGO BAY chased outside then moved up four wide on the backstretch and…

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Pedigree Insights: Lani

03.28.16

TDN Not for the first time, the Dubai World Cup meeting must have left a few of America’s older breeders…

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Sunday Silence May Have Influence on Derby

03.28.16

Daily Racing Form Upon his retirement, 1989 Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Sunday Silence attracted surprisingly little…

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Mandola the Wonder Horse

03.17.16

Joe Clancy, This Is Horse Racing The horse resides in a new, four-stall barn where he can see the various…

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Ascend Storms Home To Win By Four TDN

02.18.16

4th-GP, $36,400, Msw, 2-18, 4yo/up, 7f, 1:23.54, ft. ASCEND (g, 4, Candy Ride {Arg}--Ghost Dancing {SW, $163,897}, by Silver Ghost)…

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Fruitful Weekend for Stidham Racing

02.16.16

Stidham Racing Argot showed himself to be a colt with an exciting future ahead of him with a commanding performance…

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Argot Impressively Scores Allowance TDN

02.14.16

8th-FG, $39,000, Alw (NW1X)/Opt. Clm ($50,000), 2-14, 3yo, 5 1/2fT, 1:04.98, fm. ARGOT (c, 3, Stroll--Argue, by Storm Cat) began…

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Abbot Breaks His Maiden with a Surge to the Wire for the Win TDN

02.13.16

112th-GP, $40,000, Msw, 2-13, 3yo, 1mT, 1:36.57, fm. ABBOT (c, 3, Langfuhr--Saintly Sister, by Saint Liam), second on debut at…

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And The Last Shall Be First

01.22.16

William Nack, Sports Illustrated May 10, 1982 After trailing early in the Kentucky Derby, Gato del Sol shifted into high…

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Sunday Silence Captures Derby

01.22.16

Ron Indrisano, Boston GlobeMay 7, 1989 Charlie Whittingham was right. Sunday Silence and rider Pat Valenzuela made the 76-year-old trainer…

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Nose To Nose

01.22.16

Demmie Stathoplos, Sports Illustrated May 29, 1989 In a jewel of a dual at the Preakness, Sunday Silence beat Easy…

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Air Force Blue Flies High as European Two-Year-Old Classification for 2015 is Revealed

01.19.16

Press Release, British Horseracing Authority Air Force Blue, trained by Aidan O’Brien, has today been unveiled as the champion European…

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Lithe Breaks Maiden in Easy Fashion

01.15.16

9th - Tampa Bay Downs, $23,000, MSW, 1m 40y Dirt, 1:43.57 LITHE (3yo Lookin At Lucky -- Pure Grace, by…

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Payson ‘Pays’ Big for Leigh Family Bloodlines

01.12.16

TDN With just four broodmares in her band and one-horse in training, Virginia Kraft Payson, who bred champions Vindication (Seattle…

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Hancock To Race Denman Filly

01.08.16

TDN International Arthur Hancock’s Stone Farm became the latest American name to join the Magic Millions results sheet Wednesday when…

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Silence Roars Once More

01.01.16

William Nack, Sports Illustrated November 13, 1989 In the race for Horse of the Year, Sunday Silence outran Easy Goer…

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2015 Leading Sire: Menifee is the Leading Sire in Korea for the 4th Year Running

12.31.15

Korea Racing Review Menifee is the Leading Sire in Korea for the 4th year running. It wasn’t quite as one-sided…

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Jospeh O’Brien comments on Air Force Blue

12.30.15

Joseph O'Brien's comments in the TDN on Air Force Blue: O’Brien has not however turned his back in anyway on…

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Bloodlines: Sunday Silence Speaks Volumes

12.08.15

Frank Mitchell, Paulick Report Much like not seeing the forest for the trees, sometimes we don't see the horse for…

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Trend Wins At Fair Grounds!

12.03.15

TREND raced in the two path on the first turn, was unhurried near the back, came under urging when three…

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Almarmooq Wins the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup

11.13.15

This Is Horse Racing Jumping Around... Catching Up With Steeplechasers Almarmooq certainly wasn’t destined for this from the start, but…

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AIR FORCE BLUE Named Cartier Champion 2YO Colt

11.10.15

Stone Farm Bred, Raised and Sold Excerpt courtesy of Myra Lewyn, the Blood-Horse Runners campaigned by Coolmore and partners—Susan Magnier,…

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Air Force Blue Is Yet Another International Star For Breeder Stone Farm and Claiborne Sire War Front

11.03.15

Bloodstock in the Bluegrass Courtesy of Frank Mitchell Although one of several US 2-year-old colts will win the Breeders’ Cup…

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Early Leads at Keeneland

11.03.15

Racing Post In other highlights during the early part of the session, agent Cecil Seaman bid $1.3m for ten-year-old Lacadena,…

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Keeneland November: Lacadena Sells for $1.3 Million

11.03.15

Lacadena, the dam of recent graded stakes winner America, sold for $1.3 million to the Heider Family Stable, becoming the…

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My Breeders’ Cup: No Higher Stakes

10.14.15

Paulick Report There couldn’t have been more on the line for Arthur Hancock III heading into the 1989 Breeders’ Cup…

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Bloodlines: Deep Bluegrass Roots For Air Force Blue

10.13.15

Frank Mitchell, Paulick Report Although one of several US 2-year-old colts will win the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and likely be…

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O’Brien Praises Air Force Blue BET365

10.11.15

Aidan O'Brien has described his 2000 Guineas favourite Air Force Blue as the best two-year-old he has ever trained. Air…

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Air Force Blue Storms Home in the Dubai Dewhurst

10.10.15

James Burn, Racing Post 10/10/2015 Report: Newmarket, Saturday Dubai Dewhurst Stakes (Group 1) 7f, 2yo AIR FORCE BLUE, held in…

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Stone Farm Conserved for Generations

09.25.15

BGC Newsletter "If you take care of the land, the land will take care of you." - Arthur Hancock Read…

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Air Force Blue Impressive in the National TDN

09.22.15

AIR OF DISTINCTION On a rain-compromised Irish Champions weekend which featured a couple of high-profile withdrawals from Ballydoyle, Aidan O’Brien’s…

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Argot Breaks His Maiden Impressively For a Big Price at Kentucky Downs Courtesy of the TDN

09.20.15

12th – KD, $122,520, MSW, 9-19, 2 yo, 6 ½ f T, 1:18.34, fm. ARGOT (c, 2, Stroll -- Argue,…

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Sugar Rush For Bell TDN

09.19.15

Sugar Rush for Bell… Gatewood Bell doesn’t remember ever buying anything by Candy Ride (Arg) before, but within the space…

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Making A Great First Impression

09.13.15

ABC 36 News Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – People from all over the world are in Lexington for the 72nd Keeneland…

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Moon Song wins at Indiana Grand!

08.21.15

Stone Farm owned Elusive Quality colt, Moon Song, stalked the pace and then swung wide to mow down the field…

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Air Force Blue Becomes the Ninth Grade I Winner by War Front in Europe

08.10.15

Over at the Curragh, trainer Aidan O’Brien’s near dominance of the Phoenix Stakes continued when the Coolmore-owned juvenile colt Air…

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Pedigree Insights: Air Force Blue

08.10.15

Andrew Caulfield, TDN When Air Force Blue (War Front) quickened impressively to take the Keeneland Phoenix S., this son of…

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Air Force Blue Flies to Keeneland Phoenix Win

08.09.15

Myra Lewyn, Blood Horse Trainer Aidan O'Brien's Air Force Blue, a Kentucky-bred son of Claiborne Farm sire War Front, turned…

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Montego Bay Takes Allowance Race Opening Day at Del Mar

07.16.15

4th - DMR $76,700, Alw (NW2$X)/Opt. Clm ($62,500), 7-16, 3 yo/up, 1 1/8 m T, 1:48.24,fm. MONTEGO BAY (g, 6,…

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Kitty Wine Wins Lady Canterbury Stakes Her Last Time Out Before Retiring to Stone Farm Canterbury Park

07.11.15

Jockey Corey Lanerie took top honors when he rode favorite Kitty Wine to victory in the Lady Canterbury Stakes. Kitty…

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Mandola Takes the Prize at Middleburg

04.18.15

Mandola raced covered up, charged through on an inside path after the final hurtle, closing fastest of all gettin up…

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Hancocks Put Words Into Action: ‘If you take care of the land, the land will take care of you’

04.06.15

Bluegrass Conservancy Press Release Since Arthur Hancock purchased his first farm in Bourbon County in the 1970s, he has seen…

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Wit Wins at Oaklawn, Giving Owner a Happy Birthday Present!

02.22.15

WIT never far back outside, pressured the pace five wide through the turn, put a head in front entering the…

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Regional Report: Bugle Breaks Her Maiden TDN

01.19.15

8th-GPX, $40,000, Msw, 3yo, f, 1 1/8mT, 1:48 3/5, Turf fm BUGLE (f, 3, War Front--Chatham {MSP, $156,431}, by Maria's…

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Ruefully Wins Fair Ground Allowance Wire to Wire

01.10.15

Ruefully broke well and set the pace on the inside. Still in the lead around the final turn, she did…

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2014 Leading Sire: Menifee Dominates Leading Sire Ranks Again

12.31.14

Korea Racing Review For the third consecutive year, Menifee was Leading Sire in Korea in 2014. This time it was…

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Blame Game Wins on Debut At Gulfstream TDN

12.16.14

BLAME GAME (c, 2, Blame--La Pascua {Swi} {SW-Fr}, by Caerleon), a 3-1 chance, rated just off the early pace in…

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Expression Takes the Garland of Roses Stakes in the Slop at Aqueduct

12.06.14

Expression, bred by Stone Farm and Joseph Sutton, won the $100,000 Garland of Roses Stakes on December 6, 2014 at Aueduct Racetrack. Coming…

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Mandola Wins First Time Over Hurtles

10.25.14

Mandola stalked the front runner until after the second last jump, collared the leader half way through the final turn,…

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Menifee: South Korea’s Sunday Silence?

10.03.14

Natalie Voss, Paulick Report Though many American racing fans may remember him mostly as the big bay who finished second…

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Keeneland September Sale Success

09.11.14

Thoroughbred Daily News Fillies Star at KeeSep For the second day in a row a filly bred by Bobby Flay…

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Flay Cooks up Winners in Sales Ring

09.11.14

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Barn Notes Stone Farm, agent, has consigned two seven-figure yearlings bred by acclaimed chef, restaurateur, author…

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Tiznow Filly Brings $1.1 M at Keeneland

09.10.14

Evan Hammonds, BloodHorse Tiznow Filly Brings $1.1 M at Keeneland - 09/10/2014 Courtesy of Evan Hammonds of the BloodHorse Dr. Christoph…

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Keeneland September: Tapit Filly Goes for $1 Million

09.09.14

Joe Nevills and Nicole Russo of the Daily Racing Form A filly by leading sire Tapit sold for $1 million…

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Trend Registers Breakthrough Performance in Joseph Grace Handicap

08.03.14

Daily Racing Form Trend, with Dennis Carr aboard, earns his first career stakes victory in the Joseph Grace Handicap. The well-traveled Trend made…

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Discreetly Mine Filly Gets It Done Second Out

07.28.14

Thoroughbred Daily News 7th-DMR, $76,250, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f (AWT), 1:10 2/5, ft. STARLET O'HARA (f, 2, Discreetly Mine--My Chanel, by…

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Moon Song Breaks His Maiden at Pimlico

05.02.14

Moon Song broke his maiden Saturday, May 2 in Pimlico's 6th race. Moon Song prompted the pace, was three deep leaving the…

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Kitty Wine Breaks Track Record at Keeneland

04.25.14

Kitty Wine was away in good order and opened clear to dictate terms, repelled the challenge of Keening and Artie R R midway…

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Number Five Wins Race 5 from Post Position 5

03.06.14

Number Five pulled early, stalked outside a rival, bid three deep into the stretch, gained the lead in upper stretch, drifted…

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Caring for Horses in the Cold

01.23.14

WLEX18 News When the temperatures dip to below freezing many folks may start to worry about their horses, whether they…

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Leading Sire: Menifee Dominates Leading Sire Race in 2013

12.31.13

Korea Racing Review Menifee retained his Leading Sire crown by a huge margin at the end of a year where…

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Samuel Lockridge: Federal agency needs to police doping in horse-racing industry

12.23.13

Samuel Lockridge, Lexington Herald Leader Kudos to Arthur Hancock for his brave article of condemnation of race-day drugs for Thoroughbreds.…

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Extravaganza Wins Sunday Turf Feature

12.17.13

Graham Ross, Fair Grounds Race Course Stone Farm's Extravaganza, away alertly but unhurried early, launched a belated bid outside rivals…

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Going to Town for Upperline

11.07.13

Thoroughbred Daily News One day after paying $1.5-million for Agave Kiss (Lion Heart) Monday night at the Fasig-Tipton November sale,…

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The American Stallions Transforming a Nation’s Bloodstock Industry

09.13.13

A Kentucky Derby runner-up who has become a dominant sire Katherine Ford, Thoroughbred Racing Commentary Please click here Kentucky Derby…

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Sunday Silence: The Star No One Wanted

06.03.13

Tom Pedulla, America's Best Racing Sunday Silence spent a lifetime in search of respect, on the track and in the…

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Fair Grounds: Extravaganza Takes Happy Ticket By a Nose

03.16.13

Marcus Hersh, Daily Racing Form When she doesn’t race in a turf sprint at Fair Grounds, Extravanganza has won once…

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2012 Breeding Round-Up: Menifee is Leading Sire in Korea

01.01.13

Horse Racing in Korea, blog Menifee has been crowned Leading Sire in Korea for 2012. The 15-year old, who had…

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Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Upperline to Retire to Stone Farm

10.24.12

Alicia Wincze Hughes, Herald Leader Upperline Withdrawn From Fasig-Tipton Sale, Retired to Stone Farm The owners of 2012 Multiple Graded…

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Senada Snaps 11-Race Drought in Dowager Upset

10.23.11

Jack Shinar, Blood Horse Sent off at odds of 16-1, Senada snapped an 11-race losing streak when she came from far off…

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Upperline Wins Allen Lacombe Memorial at Fairgrounds

02.27.11

Bob Fortus, The Times-Picayune Getting a smooth, stalking trip under jockey Rosie Napravnik, Upperline took charge entering the stretch and…

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Forever Together, No Matter What, Arthur Hancock IV and a Visit to Stone Farm

01.02.11

Barbara Livingston, Daily Racing Form There is a comfort to a traditional horse farm, the type that lacks bells and…

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Champion Forever Together Retired to Stone Farm

11.15.10

Mike Curry, Thoroughbred Times Today Champion Forever Together Retired - 11/15/2010 Courtesy of the Blood-Horse Forever Together, the 2008 champion…

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Reading Room Memories

08.03.10

Katie Bo Williams, Saratoga Special You may think this is the story. Arthur Hancock offers a full brother to Arthur’s…

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Stone Farm Co-Owned Upperline Surges to Victory in Arlington Oaks

07.03.10

Neil Milbert, Special - Chicago Tribune After Upperline surged to the lead with three-eighths of a mile to run in Saturday's…

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Very Superstitious

10.04.09

Racetrack Veterans Look for Luck in Odd Customs Michele MacDonald, Keeneland Fall 2009 In the modern world of speed figures,…

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Foal to Finish Line

04.01.06

Louisville Magazine Foal to Finish Line - April 2006 Excerpt courtesy of Louisville Magazine ... For nearly a century, the…

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Loud And Clear

10.02.00

Demmie Stathopolos, Sports Illustrated October 2, 1989 Sunday Silence belied his name in the Super Derby. Next : Easy Goer…

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