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We’re Back!!

Welcome back to the Spendthrift blog! Crazy to think that the last post on the blog was when Beholder was checked in foal to Bolt d’Oro, and since then, that foal ended up becoming the Grade 1 winner Tamara! We are very excited to bring you fun news and updates… Read More

Beholder is in foal!

Beholder has checked in foal to Bolt d’Oro! Exciting day for Spendthrift!… Read More

Beholder x War Front is here!

She’s here! Beholder foaled a healthy filly by War Front last night around 8 pm. The foaling was smooth and both mom and foal are great. They will go outside today for the first time – don’t worry we will keep you updated! For now, enjoy these photos: Beholder’s… Read More

Q B One Update!

Q B One is doing great – he has filled out very nicely and is enjoying this new phase in his life. Recently he was moved from the yearling barn to a training barn on the farm – he has begun the “breaking” process with Silver Springs Training. This process… Read More

Beholder to visit Bolt d’Oro in 2020

Spendthrift Farm’s four-time champion & three-time Breeders’ Cup winner Beholder will be bred to Bolt d’Oro in 2020. “We strongly considered breeding Beholder to Bolt d’Oro this past season, so it’s a mating we’ve been excited about for some time. Frankly, Bolt d’Oro has been so tremendously in-demand that we… Read More

Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Happy Breeders’ Cup Weekend! Can you believe it has been 3 YEARS since Beholder’s epic battle down the final stretch with Songbird? We definitely can’t. We are reminiscing on that history-making moment & hair-raising race call today. Enjoy! Team Spendthrift… Read More

Q B One – where is he now?

Great news: We are thrilled to announce that Q B One, Beholder’s first foal, will stay with Spendthrift. Q B One is currently enjoying turnout with a group of colts spending his days eating grass and just being a horse. As time continues, he will eventually enter training… Read More

Old Friends

“It’s like I’m driving a Mac truck with the speed of a Porsche and the brain of a rocket scientist” – Gary Stevens We think Beholder recognizes her old friend! Gary Stevens and his daughter with Beholder… Read More

Happy Birthday Beholder!

Dear fans, Beholder is turning 9 today and we’re celebrating! We hope you enjoyed Derby weekend and stayed dry – Beholder, Beholder 19, and Q B One are all doing very well! They are enjoying long days outside as the temperature rises and the lush grass from our April showers… Read More

She’s here!

Dear Fans, You may have heard – she’s here! Beholder’s 2019 filly by Curlin has arrived and she’s both happy and healthy. Mare and foal are doing great, we will continue to keep you updated on them (and Q B One!) each month. Fun fact: Coup De Coeur, Beholder’s paddock… Read More

Q B One Update

Hello fans!   Happy (early) Thanksgiving, we hope you spend the weekend with your family and friends!   With Breeders’ Cup in the rearview, we are ready to hunker down on the farm and prepare for winter – we’ve already had our first snow! We have officially finished our Beholder… Read More

Off to the races!

Dear Fans,   Fall is finally here! This time of year is very exciting for us. From cooler temperatures to Keeneland running in October to Breeders’ Cup in November (this year it will be at Churchill Downs), we’ve been very busy. Last week we had the wonderful opportunity to sponsor… Read More