RACHEL’S TEMPER emerged victorious in her stakes debut, becoming the 9th stakes winner of 2016 for her sire, FLATTER. Sent off at 3-1 odds, she trailed by as many as 12 lengths behind a lightning fast pace. Waiting patiently to make her move, the dark bay gained ground nearing the final turn, swung five wide, and overtook […]

For the second time in the last 34 days, The Thoroughbred Daily News has honored a son of Claiborne sire FLATTER with the distinguished title of TDN RISING STAR. Favorable Outcome, a 2yo colt out of the stakes winning mare Shananies Song, turned in a dashing performance in his debut at Saratoga. Settled into third […]

Yo Carm, a 3yo colt by FLATTER out of Iolanda, won the $75,000 Bruce D. Memorial Stakes at Arlington Park Aug 13. It was a sentimental victory for owner/breeder Ed Fortino, who is the brother-in-law of this stakes race’s namesake, the late Bruce Duchossois. This race marked the Polytrack debut for Yo Carm, who prevailed by a half […]


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.