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 […]

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 […]

Coming off an impressive win in the Honey Ryder Stakes last month, SWEET VICTORY (Blame) rallied to win the $200,000 Penn Oaks by 1 1/2 lengths June 4th going 1 mile on the turf. Settling in off the pace along the backstretch, Sweet Victory went three wide around the turn and pulled clear for the win. […]

Claiborne sire BLAME, the #1 third-crop sire by both Comp Index and lifetime Graded Stakes Horses, was represented by 4 winners this past weekend, including a Course Record Setter, new TDN Rising Star, and a stakes horse. PROMOTE was awarded TDN rising star status with an emphatic win in maiden special weight company at Belmont […]