Data Link

Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

Stardoza became freshman sire Data Link’s first stakes winner by taking the Mrs. Henry D. Paxson Memorial Stakes at Presque Isle Downs in her first attempt at stakes company. The 2-year-old filly took the lead early and never looked back. After cruising to the front, Stardoza rated nicely while setting a manageable pace, and she […]

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 […]

Offspring by Claiborne stallions brought some impressive prices at the Ocala Breeders Sale Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 25-28. Orb led the way when his son, Hip No. 28, fetched $685,000 to top the first session of the sale. Consigned as Hip No. 28 by Randy Miles, agent, the colt was bought […]

Claiborne Farm stallion Data Link was represented by his first winner April 19 when his juvenile daughter Di Maria scored a decisive three-length victory in her career debut at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Javier Negrete for Carlos Munoz, Di Maria is the first starter for Data Link. She was quick out of the gate in […]

Grade I-winning Claiborne stallion Data Link is represented by several solid juveniles going into the OBS March 2-year-olds in training sale. Of the seven Data Link offspring consigned to the March 14-15 auction, two of them turned in especially eye-catching performances during the under tack show. Hip 466 worked an eighth of a mile in […]

At the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, a first crop weanling colt by Grade 1 winner DATA LINK brought a final bid of $120,000. He was the highest priced weanling for a first crop sire and second highest weanling overall for the session. Hip 2514, a March 3rd foal from the unraced Unbridled’s Song mare, […]

(From left to Right)  La Laja colt at Middlebrook Farm; Trophy Wife filly at Claiborne; Lesseroftwoevils filly at Old School Thoroughbreds; Fastenoughforyou filly at Ballyrankin Stud; Dignified Air colt at Watercress.

Stuart S. Janney III’s homebred DATA LINK, a multiple graded stakes winner by top Claiborne stallion War Front, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Claiborne Farm in 2014, according to farm representative Bernie Sams. During his highly-successful 2012 campaign, DATA LINK ran down the competition to win the  Grade 1 Maker’s […]