Blame

Fasig-Tipton’s Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale featured multiple high-priced offerings by Claiborne stallions during its two day run in Timonium, Md., from May 22-23. Leading the way was Orb, who was well represented by several members of his first crop. One of his colts, Hip 373, sold for a hefty $710,000 to Dennis O’Neill from […]

Blame’s 3-year-old daughter Senga represented her sire with his first GSW of 2017 when she outlasted 31-1 outsider La Sardane in the one-mile G3 Prix de la Grotte Etalon Kendargent at Chantilly in France. “She was a bit nervous beforehand, maybe because she was fresh, but they tend to be a little like that in […]

Claiborne stallions Orb and Blame experienced some nice results at the recent Barrett’s select 2-year-olds in training sale. Kentucky Derby winner Orb had two offspring bring six figures at the California auction. The top seller was Hip 86, a $320,000 filly bought by Speedway Stables. Consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, agent, she is out of the […]

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 […]

Cut in Stone, a winning daughter of Speightstown in foal to Claiborne stallion Blame, commanded an impressive price of $900,000 during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Consigned by Burleson Farms, agent, Cut in Stone was bought by Reynolds Bell for Alpha/Delta Stables. Bred in Kentucky by Colts Neck Stables, the […]

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 […]

Eclipse Champion Blame, the #1 3rd-crop sire by lifetime Graded Stakes Horses, continues to appeal to buyers in the sales ring. Also, ranked #1 of his crop by Sales Average and Median, Blame set a new personal best when Hip 171 sold for $390,000 at Keeneland’s September Sale. It was the highest priced yearling colt […]

Onus, the daughter of Claiborne Farm sire Blame, set her 3rd career course record in winning the Lady Baltimore Stakes Sept 10th. It was the 5th win for the speedy gray filly who was bred and is raced by Stuart S. Janney, III under trainer Shug McGaughey. The victory in the Lady Baltimore Stakes pushed her […]

Claiborne sire BLAME is currently ranked the leading 3rd-crop sire… both in the sales ring AND on the racetrack. With 11 lifetime Graded Stakes Horses, Blame ranks #1 among his crop. And his commercial appeal is just as strong as his proclivity to produce black-type runners. Again, among 3rd-crop stallions, Blame stands atop the list […]

Blame, the Eclipse champion, 3-time Grade 1 winner, and spoiler of Zenyatta’s historic undefeated streak in the Breeders’ Cup Classic, is currently ranked the #3 sire in the world by Comparable Index. This list includes the company of some of the most sought after sires in the world, such as: 1. Bernardini 2. Giant’s Causeway […]