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Official 2022 #FoalDerby Contest Page

VOTE NOW FOR THE WEEK 10 FINALS! CLICK HERE   WHAT IS #FOALDERBY? A chance for Authentic breeders to win a grand prize and a chance for Authentic fans to win weekly gifts. BREEDERS: Every week, Authentic breeders submit foal photos to us (we encourage sending at least 3 photos, no videos will be accepted).…

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Two-time champion Monomoy Girl retired from racing

Monomoy Girl retires a 7-time G1 winner, 2-time champion and top 5 dirt female earner of all time | NYRA photo

Monomoy Girl, the two-time Eclipse Award winner and seven-time Grade 1 winner, has been retired from racing after she was discovered to have sustained an injury during training Tuesday at Churchill Downs. “Monomoy Girl went out for a routine gallop Tuesday morning and came back a little off in her right front leg. We had…

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A video tribute to B. Wayne Hughes

Fourteen years ago, what started as a backyard barbecue by our late Founder, B. Wayne Hughes, has turned into an incredible celebration with all of our breeders. On the evening of September 17, 2021, many helped us honor him at our annual Spendthrift Breeders’ Party in front of some of his favorite people – the…

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B. Wayne Hughes passes away

We are very saddened to report the passing of B. Wayne Hughes who died peacefully today in his home at his beloved Spendthrift Farm with loving family by his side. The longtime horse racing visionary and leader – best known within the industry for returning Spendthrift to prominence – was 87. Hughes had been one…

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Spendthrift marketing team wins Emmy Award

Spendthrift Farm was recognized in the 57th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards on August 15th, winning in the category of Commercial. During a virtual ceremony, Spendthrift received the honor for the video “Homecoming” produced in 2020. A sequel to the farm’s 2019 Emmy-nominated video “Work Like Hell”, the series featured Spendthrift’s new stallions for…

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