Roly Poly, a 2-year-old daughter of prominent juvenile sire War Front, coasted in mid-division early before battling Seafront in the final furlongs to capture the G3 Grangecon Stud Stakes by a neck at the Curragh June 26. Trained by Aidan O’Brien for Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith and Mrs. John Magnier, Roly Poly was successful in […]

Blame sired his third stakes winner of the year when the Michael Matz-trained 3-year-old filly Queen Caroline captured the $60,000 Nellie Mae Cox Stakes in her first black-type attempt at Pimlico June 25. The victory was especially sweet for Virginia-based horsewoman Amy Moore, who notched her first stakes win as a Thoroughbred owner in the […]

Brave Anna, the talented daughter of Claiborne stallion War Front, took the G3 Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot in impressive fashion on June 17. A rough start positioned the 2-year-old filly at the back of the field, but by the time they reached the quarter pole, Brave Anna rallied, making a determined move and drove […]


Claiborne Farm has been in operation for over 100 years. It is the birthplace of more than 75 Champions and 22 members of National Racing Museum’s Hall of Fame were foaled and/or raised at Claiborne.