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Flatter had a profitable day at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when his grade I-winning daughter Paola Queen fetched $1.7 million and was the fourth highest-priced horse sold during the second session on Nov. 9. Offered as Hip 274 by Brookdale Sales, agent, the 3-year-old filly was bought by SF Bloodstock. Paola Queen scored […]

The demand for War Front offspring in the sales ring has been in line with the strong performances of his sons and daughter on the track. The stallion garnered major positive attention with impressive prices during the first two days of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including three horses that brought seven figures. His […]

Paris, KY – Claiborne Farm is proud to announce that millionaire Ironicus will retire from racing to join its stallion roster in 2017. “This talented homebred had a solid race career as a three-time graded stakes winner and multiple grade I performer. We believe his accomplishments on the racetrack, as well as his impressive bloodlines […]

Miss Sky Warrior became the latest star among the dozen graded stakes winners sired by First Samurai when the juvenile filly captured the G3 Tempted Stakes at Aqueduct Nov. 5. Miss Sky Warrior was making her stakes debut in the $200,000 one-mile race. She outlasted Berned and Eloquent Riddle in midstretch and posted a three-quarter-length advantage […]

Freshman sire Algorithms was represented by his first stakes winner when his juvenile son Vanish won the Clarendon Stakes by a nose at Woodbine Nov. 5. Trained by Mark Casse for Gary Barber, Vanish outlasted front-runner Katalox in the final strides of the $150,000 contest at the Canada track. The chestnut colt covered six furlongs in 1:09.19. Jockey […]

Below please find the Claiborne Farm consignment at the annual Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. To view our past sales results, visit our Sales page or click here.

A yearling colt by Kentucky Derby winner ORB commanded the highest price during the second session of Fasig-Tipton’s October Sale. Hip 759, out of the Medaglia d’Oro mare Zealous Gold and from the family of champion SONGBIRD, was purchased by trainer Tony Dutrow for $300,000. ORB’s progeny have been well-received by buyers thus far, bringing […]

Paris, KY – Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2017 stallion roster have been released. Among the ten stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international supersire War Front. Currently the world’s leading sire of two-year-olds, War Front will stand for $250,000 in 2017, up from $200,000 this year. “War […]

Claiborne homebred juvenile filly Chastise earned more recognition for her sire, Blame, when she impressively broke her maiden in the fourth race at Keeneland Oct. 12. Chastise entered the turf contest after closing well to be third in her debut going 1 1/16 miles at Saratoga Race Course. By virtue of that effort, the Todd […]

War Front’s status as an upper echelon sire climbed to new heights when two of his offspring won stakes races the first weekend of October, including Rodeo Drive Stakes (gr. I) victor Avenge. Avenge, a 4-year-old filly, represented War Front with his first North American grade I victory. On Sept. 24, the stallion’s juvenile daughter […]