General News

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Spendthrift Farm's two-time champion Beholder galloped to an easy-as-it-looked 5 1/4-length victory in the Santa Lucia S. on Easter Sunday...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Spendthrift Farm’s Medal Count, last Saturday’s runner-up in Keeneland’s Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes, will make his next start in the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) May 3rd at Churchill Downs, trainer Dale Romans confirmed on Tuesday...

Friday, April 04, 2014
Spendthrift Farm’s Medal Count snuck through on the rail at the head of the stretch en route to a 1¼-length victory over Picozza to win the $100,000 Transylvania S...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
In the competitive 2-year-old auction market, several of Spendthrift Farm's stallions have 2014 sales averages that are well above their advertised stud fees...

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Spendthrift Farm's dazzling filly Beholder earned her second consecutive Eclipse Award on Saturday evening when she claimed 2013's 3-year-old championship honors...

Friday, January 03, 2014
Spendthrift Farm will hold an Open House each day between 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. starting today and running through Thursday Jan. 9 at farm's stallion complex

Thursday, January 02, 2014
Former Spendthrift Farm president Leslie Brownell Combs II died Dec. 29, 2013, in Lexington at age 80...

Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Tizway's first weanling at the Keeneland November Sale brought a hammer price of $140,000 for consignor Taylor Made Sales and breeder FarFellow Farms.

Friday, November 01, 2013
On the biggest stage in Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), Spendthrift Farm's Beholder delivered the best performance of her stellar career with a devastating 4 1/4-length victory...

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee moves to $95,000 S&N. The following are all Spendthrift stallions and locations for 2014, including stands and nurses fees...

Friday, October 25, 2013
Mypalcharliebrown became the sixth winner for his sire My Pal Charlie on Oct. 25 when he won a maiden special weight at Delta Downs by six lengths. Mypalcharliebrown was bred by Michael Vincent Laurato and is out of the Exbourne mare Ex Libris.

Friday, October 04, 2013
Tiz Chris, Tiz Wonderful’s $525,000 2-year-old purchase by Stonestreet, scored a promising Maiden Special Weight victory at short odds on Oct. 4, rolling home by 2 ½ lengths at Belmont Park.

Sunday, September 01, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's champion filly of 2012 Beholder was “very much in control” in Sunday's $100,000 Torrey Pines S. at Del Mar...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Spendthrift Farm has purchased Flashpoint, winner of the Hutcheson S. (G2) at Gulfstream Park and Jersey Shore S. (G3) at Monmouth Park.

Saturday, July 13, 2013
Spendthrift Farms LLC's Treasured Up got the biggest win of her career on Saturday at Delaware Park...

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Warrior’s Reward, Line of David, and Temple City will be represented with their first respective yearlings to hit the sales market on July 15 at the annual Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Lexington...

Thursday, June 13, 2013
My Happy Face, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of Tiz Wonderful, made a triumphant comeback on Thursday, June 13th, winning the $90,000 Lotka S. at Belmont Park...

Saturday, June 01, 2013
Sittin At the Bar, a 3-year-old filly from the debut crop of leading young sire Into Mischief, earned the fourth stakes victory of her young and promising racing career, proving best as the favorite in the $50,000 Acadiana S. on May 31 at Evangeline Downs...

Sunday, May 19, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm LLC Treasured Up earned the first stakes win of her career with a come-from-behind victory in the $64,652 Keertana S...

Saturday, April 06, 2013
Spendthrift Farm’s Jimmy Creed got his second straight graded stakes win in Saturday’s $150,000 Potrero Grande S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, April 06, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder was stellar once again on Saturday, taking the Grade 1, $300,000 Santa Anita Oaks by 2 3/4 lengths...

Saturday, March 02, 2013
Beholder, B. Wayne Hughes’ Eclipse Champion 2-year-old filly for 2012, completely outclassed her competition with a 3 3/4-length victory in the $250,000 Las Virgenes S. (G1)...

Sunday, February 24, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm will now be offering the “Breed Secure” program for nearly its entire roster of Kentucky-based stallions, effective immediately...

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes' Beholder received the high weight assignment of 123 pounds on The Jockey Club's 2012 Experimental Free Handicap...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Five-time Grade 1 winner & Breeders' Cup champ Court Vision had his first reported foal arrive when a filly was born on Jan. 20 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Aurora, Ontario...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Dominus, the multiple Grade 2-winning son of Smart Strike, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm for the upcoming 2013 breeding season for a fee of $6,500 stands and nurses. Dominus will be offered in Spendthrift's “Share The Upside” program for breeders...

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder was named the 2012 Eclipse Award champion 2-year-old filly on Jan. 19 during the ceremonies held at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla...

Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Spendthrift Farm is currently holding an Open House through Friday, Jan. 11 from Noon to 3 pm daily, and the farm is awarding $1,000 in “Spendthrift Bucks” to every breeder that attends. The “Spendthrift Bucks” are good towards any new 2013 breeding contract to a Spendthrift stallion standing at the Lexington-based farm...

Sunday, January 06, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder, spectacular winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), is one of three finalists for 2012 Eclipse Award for 2-year-old females...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Spendthrift Farm's Jimmy Creed got a good trip and well-timed ride by Garrett Gomez to take the $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, November 17, 2012
Mark Toothaker has joined the sales team at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, and will begin duties immediately.

Friday, November 02, 2012
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder turned back a challenge in the stretch from Executiveprivilege to go on to a one-length victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)...

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Freshman sire Into Mischief got his fourth winner Wednesday, July 29th at Remington Park when Detention earned a hard fought victory in the full field of 2yos...

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Just two months into his racing career, Spendthrift Farm LLC's Jimmy Creed turned in another stellar performance Sunday...

Sunday, July 22, 2012
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder looked very sharp Sunday at Del Mar, drawing off to 3 1/4-length win to break her maiden going 5 1/2-furlongs...

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Fully Living overcame an adventurous start and race-long duel to break her maiden at first asking...

Friday, May 18, 2012
Three Lyons Racing’s Sensible Lady sprang a 24-1 upset in the $100,000 The Very One Stakes May 18 at Pimlico...

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Grade 1-winning millionaire Paddy O'Prado, who's standing his first season at stud at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm, is doing well after having colic surgery late Friday at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Grade 1 winner Warrior's Reward sired his first reported foal on Jan. 18 when a filly was born at Cobra Farms in Lexington, KY...

Thursday, January 19, 2012
Temple City, a graded stakes winner and track record-setter by Dynaformer, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 13 when a bay filly was born at Anderson Farms in Ontario, Canada...

Saturday, January 14, 2012
Prospective's victory in the $100,000, seven-furlong Pasco S. for 3-year-olds at Tampa Bay Downs on Jan. 14 will likely put the dark bay son of Malibu Moon on the Derby trail...

Sunday, January 08, 2012
Eden's Moon was simply stellar in her maiden win Jan. 8 at Santa Anita Park, running away to a 11 1/2- length victory in her second lifetime start...

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Malibu Moon's 2-year-old son Obruchev remained undefeated in black type races with a dominating eight-length victory in the $385,000 Yushun S...

Sunday, November 13, 2011
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced stud fees for its 2012 roster of stallions, which is headlined by leading sire Malibu Moon...

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Grade 1 winner Victor's Cry and Grade 2 winner Wilburn have both been retired from racing and purchased by B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm...

Saturday, November 05, 2011
Court Vision save his best race for last with a scintillating nose victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) at Churchill Downs...

Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Court Vision will wrap up a stellar racing career in Saturday's $2 million Breeder's Cup Mile (G1)...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Four-time Grade 1 winner Court Vision will be retired after the Breeders' Cup and will stand his first season at stud in 2012 at Michael Byrne's Park Stud in Ontario...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Yearlings from the first crop of three Spendthrift stallions have shown strong results through the middle of the 2011 Keeneland September yearling sale...

Friday, August 26, 2011
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm has acquired four-time Grade 1 winner Court Vision and turned the 6-year-old multimillionaire over to trainer Dale Romans for the remainder of the racing season before retiring him to stud in 2012...

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Spendthrift Farm's newly acquired stallion prospect Tizway came out of his recent Whitney (G1) triumph in great order according to trainer James Bond...

Saturday, August 06, 2011
Spendthrift Farm has acquired the breeding interest in Tizway, winner of Saturday's Whitney Handicap (G1) at Saratoga. The multiple Grade 1 winner and racing's newest millionaire will stand at the Lexington-based farm for the 2012 breeding season...

Friday, August 05, 2011
Spendthrift Farm has purchased Dublin and will stand the recently retired Grade 1 winner at Keane Stud in Amenia, NY for the upcoming 2012 breeding season...

Thursday, July 14, 2011
A pair of Malibu Moon yearling both brought six figure prices at the July 12 Fasig-Tipton yearling sale...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
A yearling filly from the first crop of Spendthrift sire Tiz Wonderful sold for $130,000 at the July 12 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky sale...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Into Mischief kicked off the 2011 yearling season with a bang on Tuesday, becoming the first six-figure yearling to sell at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Lexington, Ky...

Saturday, July 09, 2011
Malibu Win ran down the front-runners with a four-wide move to earn her first stakes victory in the $75,000 Northern Fling...

Sunday, July 03, 2011
Malibu Moon's 52nd career stakes winner came in the $75,000 Firecracker S. at Mountaineer Park on July 3...

Saturday, July 02, 2011
Dominus, co-owned by Spendthrift Farm, along with Stonestreet Stables and George Bolton, went gate to wire to win the $150,000 Dwyer S. (G2)...

Sunday, June 26, 2011
Spendthrift's Malibu Pier wore down a loose-on-the-lead Restless Soul (GB) to win the $100,000 Beverly Hills H. (G3)...

Sunday, May 08, 2011
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm LLC's Crown of Thorns upset Sidney's Candy in the $147,000 Mervyn LeRoy...

Saturday, April 23, 2011
Baltimore Bob ran his 2011 record to three for four with a victory in the $50,000 Grand Prairie Turf Challenge April 23...

Saturday, April 16, 2011
Malibu Pier's win in he $150,000 Santa Barbara H. (G2) April 16 at Santa Anita was a trifecta of sorts for B. Wayne Hughes and Spendthrift Farm...

Friday, April 15, 2011
Ripples n' Waves strolled home a 6 1/4-length winner for his first career victory in a one mile maiden race...

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Rodman left no doubt as to who was the best in the Apr. 14 Irish Tower S. at Aqueduct...

Saturday, April 09, 2011
Malibu Moon's Hot Summer shot through along the rail to wrap up a tidy 2 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Comely S. (G3) April 9...

Saturday, March 26, 2011
Spendthrift owned and bred Worth Repeating won the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup by a half-length at Santa Anita on March 26...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
With her victory in the March 23 Portland Meadows Derby, the 3-year-old filly Alec's Moon completed a sweep of the Derby and the Portland Meadows Oaks...

Thursday, March 03, 2011
Malibu Moon started off the 2011 2-year-old sales season with great results at Palm Meadows on March 3. The Spendthrift stallion was the leading North America sire by average with three or more sold, selling six juveniles for an average of $355,000....

Saturday, January 29, 2011
Alec's Moon was much the best in the $50,000 Portland Meadows Oaks on Jan. 29, winning by 6 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, January 22, 2011
Stretching out to two turns proved to be just the right thing for Moonhanger as he romped home an 11 length winner...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
In a move rarely seen by a first-time starter, Supreme Ruler came from some 20 lengths off the lead to break his maiden...

Sunday, January 16, 2011
My Pal Charlie, record-setting winner of Super Derby XXIX (G2), sired his first foal on Jan. 11 when a dark bay colt was born at Elite Thoroughbreds in Folsom, La...

Sunday, January 02, 2011
Temple City, who recently retired as the only track record-setting son of Dynaformer at stud, will stand the 2011 breeding season for $5,000 stands & nurses and will be eligible for the Share the Upside Program at Spendthrift Farm...

Saturday, January 01, 2011
Populist Politics's second win of the Fair Grounds meet came on New Year's Eve in the $109,825 Louisiana Futurity...

Sunday, December 26, 2010
Malibu Pier, owned and bred by B. Wayne Hughes, was a clear second in the $250,000 La Brea S. (G1) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park...

Thursday, December 02, 2010
Malibu Moon, North America's third leading sire, got his latest stakes winner in Argentina on Nov. 26...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Take for You is the latest winner for Don't Get Mad, and maybe one of the easiest as he cruised home by eight lengths...

Friday, November 26, 2010
Spendthrift's freshman sire Don't Get Mad scored his second winner in as many days on Nov. 26...

Friday, November 26, 2010
Populist Politics maiden score at Fair Grounds on Thanksgiving was a double victory for Spendthrift...

Sunday, November 21, 2010
Rule by Night turned the $60,000 Groovy S. into a one-horse race with a galloping 9 1/4-length victory...

Saturday, November 13, 2010
A weanling colt from the first crop of Tiz Wonderful brought the third-highest price of the session at the Keeneland breeding stock sale on Nov. 13...

Sunday, November 07, 2010
A weanling filly by Spendthrift stallion Into Mischief brought $85,000 at the Nov. 7 Fasig-Tipton sale...

Sunday, November 07, 2010
Get Mad gave his sire Don't Get Mad his latest winner with a neck victory at Laurel Park...

Friday, November 05, 2010
Lexington, Kentucky—B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm will host an open house each day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning Monday, and running through the duration of the November...

Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Warrior's Reward, who will join the Spendthrift stallion roster in 2011, drew the far outside post in a 12-horse field in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Sprint...

Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Spendthrift Farm's Crown of Thorns will go off as one of the favorites in Saturday's $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile...

Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Four runners sired by Malibu Moon were entered in the 26th Breeders’ Cup...

Monday, November 01, 2010
Don't Fly Mad turned his debut into a one-horse show with a 12 3/4-length gallop in his unveiling...

Sunday, October 10, 2010
Malibu Moon sired his 24th stakes performer of the year on Oct. 9, after Rule by Night was a close second in the $250,000 Gallant Bob...

Saturday, October 02, 2010
Life At Ten won her fourth graded stakes of 2010 with a daylight victory in the Beldame (G1)...

Friday, September 17, 2010
Three juveniles from the first crop of Osidy broke their maidens from Sept. 15-17...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Dontgetgladgetmad rolled home to win the feature race Sept. 13 at Delaware Park...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
A $700,000 Malibu Moon filly was the top price during Day 4 of the Keeneland September yearling sale...

Sunday, September 12, 2010
Acaffella, a 2-year-old colt owned by Spendthrift Farm, broke his maiden in style in Angel Island stakes...

Sunday, September 05, 2010
Moon de French made all the running in a 1 3/4-length score in the $75,000 Adoration...

Sunday, August 29, 2010
Crown of Thorns' 2010 debut showed he is still a horse to be reckoned with in the sprint division...

Sunday, August 01, 2010
Malibu Prayer became the third Grade 1 winner of 2010 for Malibu Moon, with a front-running score in the $250,000 Ruffian

Saturday, July 31, 2010
Spendthrift Farm's Temple City earned an automatic berth in the Breeders' Cup with a win in the $125,000 Cougar II Handicap (G3)...

 

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