Several offspring of Claiborne stallions lit up the bid board with big prices at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including War Front, Blame, and Trappe Shot. War Front, whose offspring have made headlines throughout the year on the racetrack have also commanded attention in the sale ring. Twenty-three horses by War Front were bought […]

Arch, the sire of eleven Grade 1 winners and four champions, died January 20th of an apparent heart attack, according to Claiborne Farm representative, Bernie Sams. The 21-year-old son of Kris S., out of Aurora, by Danzig, sired 58 stakes winners, 34 graded stakes winners, 11 Grade 1 winners, and four champions during his stud […]

In the first session of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, a mare and a yearling filly, both by ARCH, each topped their respective categories. SUMMER SOLO, hip 259, a Grade 1-placed mare in foal  to Ghostzapper brought a final bid of $700,000 from Virginia Kraft Payson of Payson Stud. The highest priced […]

GRAND ARCH won his second consecutive stakes and first Grade 1 when he rallied to take the $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile S. on a yielding course at Keeneland. The son of ARCH was coming off a win in the Fourstardave H.-G2 on a firm turf course at Saratoga in mid August. In this ‘Win and […]

On the first day of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, a colt by ARCH was purchased for $425,000 by Shadwell Estate Company Ltd. Hip 163, an April 26th foal out of the A.P. Indy mare Checkered Flag was consigned by Bluewater Sales, agent. Also in the first session, a filly by ARCH sold for $310,000 […]

At the one day select session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s August Yearling Sale, a filly by ARCH brought a final bid of $320,000, the top priced horse of the day.  Hip 214 is a February 15th foal out of the SW/GP Proud Citizen mare Citizen Advocate. Bred by Whitehall Lane Farm, the filly […]

Winner of Woodbine’s G2 King Edward S. last year, GRAND ARCH took down another Graded stakes winning the $500,000 Fourstardave H.-G2 by a neck at Saratoga. Going a mile on the inner turf, the new Millionaire son of ARCH tracked the pace in third only 1 1/2 lengths back for the first half mile. He […]

On the second night of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale, the only two individuals by ARCH in the sale brought some hefty prices. Hip 163, an April 30th foal out of Quickest, by Forest Wildcat, was purchased for $675,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Inc. The colt  was bred in Kentucky by Vincent Colbert […]

Runner-up in the Grade 3 Fair Grounds H. in his seasonal debut, GLENARD (GB) notched his first stakes win taking the $100,000 J. Kenneth Self Shelby County Boys and Girls Club S. by a length. Racing 1 1/16 miles on a yielding turf, the son of ARCH was still nearly eight lengths off the lead […]

BENT ON BOURBON won his third straight race in five lifetime starts when he pulled away through the stretch to take the $250,000 Iowa Derby-G3 by three lengths. The 3-year-old colt by ARCH stalked the pace early after breaking from post eight against nine rivals going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Prairie […]