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Vintage Master enters stud at Winbak of Canada -- Posted: 12 . 29 . 2011
Brittany Stallion Management is pleased to announce that World Champion and double-millionaire Vintage Master p,2,1:57.4; 3,1:49.2f; 4,1:48.1f ($2,119,713) will be retired from racing and will stand in Ontario at Winbak Farm of Canada. His stud fee has been set at C$3,500.   [read more]

Stallions now booking for 2012 -- Posted: 12 . 12 . 2011
Booking applications for the 2012 breeding season are now being accepted for the Brittany Stallion Management stallions. The 2012 booking application form, along with complete and up-to-date information for each stallion, is available via the links down the left side of this page.   [read more]

Brittany-sired 2-year-olds win Matron Finals -- Posted: 11 . 14 . 2011
Four Starzzz Shark fillies finished 1-2 in the $126,600 Matron Stakes 2YO Filly Pace, while American Ideal’s Heston Blue Chip won the $177,275 Matron for 2YO colt pacers in 1:50.4--just 1/5 off the World Record.   [read more]

Escape The News heads to $510k Governor’s Cup -- Posted: 11 . 7 . 2011
Artiscape’s top 2-year-old son Escape The News p,2,1:50.3 ($171,222) won his elimination in 1:51.3 and now heads to Sunday’s $510,000 Governor’s Cup Final at Harrah’s Chester.   [read more]

FSS filly Destiny’s Chance streaking in stakes action -- Posted: 11 . 6 . 2011
Four Starzzz Shark’s Destiny’s Chance p,2,1:52-1:52.4f-1:54.3h ($223,798), has now won four stakes races in her last five starts. She went gate-to-wire in her most recent victory, taking the $42,200 elim for next week’s Matron Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Pace Final at Dover Downs.   [read more]

In memory of Hall of Fame trainer Gene Riegle -- Posted: 10 . 18 . 2011
All of us at Brittany Farms are saddened by the loss of a friend and one of the sport’s all-time great horsemen, Hall of Fame trainer Gene Riegle, who passed away at his home in Greenville, Ohio on October 17.   [read more]

Artiscape 2-year-olds continue having a banner year -- Posted: 10 . 10 . 2011
Artiscape's most recent 2-year-old stakes winner, Escape The News p,2,1:50.3 ($126,596), won his division of the $333,400 International Stallion Stakes during Red Mile Grand Circuit action in 1:50.3, one of the fastest miles by a freshman pacer this season.   [read more]

American Ideal tops Lexington sessions 1 & 2 -- Posted: 10 . 6 . 2011
World Champion American Ideal is busy adding to his laurels this season. Through the first two sessions of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale he ranked as the leading sire in yearling average there, regardless of gait.   [read more]

Lexington Selected Sale UPDATES! -- Posted: 9 . 30 . 2011
Updates on winners bred by Brittany Farms, along with stakes or late closer winners by the Brittany Stallion Management stallions, will be posted on this page throughout the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, which runs from Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7. Watch for catalog updates here!   [read more]

American Ideal’s Idyllic wins Jugette in straight heats -- Posted: 9 . 21 . 2011
“The fact that she’s an American Ideal makes it even more special,” said Casie Coleman, trainer of Jugette winner Idyllic, after the sophomore filly captured the distaff companion to the Little Brown Jug in straight heats on Sept. 21 at the Delaware, Ohio County Fair. Casie herself trained American Ideal, and her protege is a champion filly from that brilliant young sire’s first crop.   [read more]

American Jewel runs winning streak to seven in Indiana -- Posted: 9 . 18 . 2011
While comparisons to her famous stablemate See You At Peelers may be a bit premature, American Ideal’s American Jewel p,2,1:50.2 ($588,716) has become an unbeaten star in her own right, as the World Champion won her seventh straight at Indy Downs on Sept. 17 in the $281,000 Kentuckiana Stakes.   [read more]

Brittany-sired 2-year-olds sweep Yonkers NYSS -- Posted: 9 . 16 . 2011
Freshman colt pacers by Brittany’s New York stallions American Ideal and Artiscape swept their respective $82,000-plus divisions of the New York Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Colt Pace at Yonkers Raceway on Sept. 15, with American Ideal’s Heston Blue Chip posting his seventh stakes win in eight career starts.   [read more]

American Jewel: another WR in She’s A Great Lady Final -- Posted: 9 . 3 . 2011
American Ideal’s daughter American Jewel didn’t settle for just equaling the world record for 2-year-old pacing fillies in last week’s She’s A Great Lady elim at Mohawk. She established a new one all to herself in the $633,000 Final on Sept. 3, as she moved three wide turning for home and never looked back in a convincing 1:50.2 triumph.   [read more]

Master Glide 2YOs on way to $250,000 KYSS Finals -- Posted: 9 . 2 . 2011
Foals from Master Glide’s first full crop are now 2-year-olds, and they’re off and winning in the Kentucky Sire Stakes as they make their way to the program’s $250,000 finals next week at The Red Mile.   [read more]

O Canada! American Ideal fillies sweep SAGL Elims -- Posted: 8 . 28 . 2011
World Champion racehorse and sire American Ideal enjoyed a banner night north of the border on August 27, as his 2-year-old fillies American Jewel and Romantic Moment swept both eliminations for the following week’s $633,000 She’s A Great Lady final at Mohawk. (Click "Read More" for videos)   [read more]

Glidemaster 2-year-old fillies take center stage -- Posted: 8 . 23 . 2011
World Champion, Triple Crown winner and “Horse of the Year” Glidemaster proved his ability to sire at the very top level with his first crop. This year, he’s showing he can sire great fillies to go along with his great colts. His 2011 2-year-old daughters include five recent stakes winners led by Love Walked In 2,1:57.1f and Maven 2,1:56f.   [read more]

American Ideal freshmen: the sport’s newest sensations! -- Posted: 8 . 22 . 2011
American Ideal’s “fast from the gate” start as a sire last year continues into the present racing season. To date his 2-year-olds have earned well over a half-million dollars in 2011 and include 23 in 2:00 and five in 1:55 or faster, led by North America’s fastest 2-year-old pacing filly, American Jewel p,2,1:51 ($107,711).   [read more]

Big week of stakes; big week for Brittany-sired horses! -- Posted: 8 . 15 . 2011
You can expect the harness stakes calendar across North America to be well-filled in mid-August, and last week it was indeed. Horses sired by Brittany Stallion Management stallions were at the forefront of the action, taking home 17 trophies in stakes action.   [read more]

Pedigrees now available for the farm’s 2011 yearlings -- Posted: 8 . 13 . 2011
If you click on the “Sales” link above, then click to view Brittany Farms’ Lexington or Harrisburg consignments, you’ll now find “live” TrackIT® pedigrees available for all of our yearlings selling at both venues.   [read more]

Artiscape’s Shelliscape stays unbeaten with LC win -- Posted: 8 . 5 . 2011
Brittany Stallion Management’s Artiscape’s been on a red-hot streak with his 2011 2-year-olds. Another outstanding freshman surfaced recently in Shelliscape p,2,1:52 ($53,695), who won her first two career starts and followed those with victories in both the elim and $50,000 final of the Whenuwishuponastar Series at Mohawk Raceway   [read more]

Brittany sires shine in the NYSS at Tioga -- Posted: 8 . 1 . 2011
Once again, offspring of Brittany Stallion Management sires won the majority of divisions of the New York Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Colt Pace, with colts by American Ideal and Artiscape wining three of five in the $127,435 event at Tioga Downs on July 31.   [read more]

Glidemaster's Maven sets Arden Downs 2YO stakes record -- Posted: 7 . 26 . 2011
In the first race at The Meadows on July 25, the Arden Downs Stakes record was lowered to 1:57.1. Then in the second race, it was lowered again to 1:57. But eventually it was grounded for good in the eighth race, when Glidemaster's undefeated 2-year-old daughter Maven won in a sparkling 1:56.1.   [read more]

American Ideal, Artiscape top 2-Year-Old NYSS at Buffalo -- Posted: 7 . 25 . 2011
Freshman colts by the Brittany stallions American Ideal and Artiscape won three of the six divisions of the $125,545 New York Sire Stakes 2YOCP at Buffalo Raceway on July 24, with American Ideal's record-setter Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:52f-1:56h winning the fastest division and keeping his unbeaten streak intact.   [read more]

Get your ticket right here to our new Hall Of Fame! -- Posted: 7 . 20 . 2011
Harness racing's Hall Of Fame in Goshen, New York is dedicated to honoring the sport's champions and preserving its great heritage. And likewise, the brand new Hall Of Fame section right here on our website endeavors to do the same for the many great horses bred by Brittany Farms.   [read more]

Two season's records for this American Ideal 2YO son -- Posted: 7 . 18 . 2011
World Champion American Ideal is lighting it up with his second crop just as he did with his first! His 2-year-old son Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:52f-1:56h has not only won his first two lifetime starts, both in stakes races...he's set North American Season's Records in each!   [read more]

Real Desire: A preview of what's to come in Indiana -- Posted: 7 . 14 . 2011
World Champion sire Real Desire now stands at Midland Acres in Indiana...but his current racing crops are eligible in the tough-as-nails Pennsylvania program. And if you want a sneak peek at how he'll fare in the Hoosier State, just take a look at his recent winners! Real Desire's daughter Foxy Lady p,2,1:55f; 3,1:52.2f won the fastest division (1:52.2)   [read more]

Tell All's Denyittotheend becomes her sire's first SW -- Posted: 7 . 9 . 2011
Denyittotheend p,2,1:56.1-1:57.4h, from the first crop of Brittany Stallion Management's Tell All, became her sire's first stakes winner as she charged home over a sloppy track in 1:56.1 to win her division of the $56,600 New Jersey Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Pace on July 8 at the Meadowlands.   [read more]

Another "rising star" on the horizon for American Ideal -- Posted: 6 . 30 . 2011
American Ideal has certainly shown a knack for siring tremendous early speed. On June 30th at the Meadowlands his 2-year-old daughter American Jewel, fresh off a pair of ultra-impressive baby race wins, flew home a winner, stopping the timer in 1:52.3...the fastest mile so far this year for a freshman pacing filly!   [read more]

Brittany-bred Pastor Stephen's never been better! -- Posted: 6 . 20 . 2011
Last year's "2-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year" Pastor Stephen 2,1:56; 3,1:53.1f ($710,899) is doing exactly what a 2-year-old Champion ought to be doing at this time of year...ramping up his game with every start as the 2011 classics come into sharper focus. Click "Read More" to watch video >>>    [read more]

Glidemaster's Blue Porsche is all "Goodtimes!" -- Posted: 6 . 18 . 2011
Champion Blue Porsche 2,1:54.1; 3,1:54 ($606,161), from the first crop of World Champion, "Horse of the Year" and Triple Crown winner Glidemaster, solidified his position as North America's top-ranked 3-year-old colt trotter as he won the $347,000 Goodtimes Final at Mohawk on June 18.   [read more]

A trio of NYSS winners at Monti for American Ideal -- Posted: 6 . 14 . 2011
Champion racehorse and sire American Ideal sired three of the division winners of the $179,360 New York Sire Stakes 3-Year-Old Filly Pace at Monticello Raceway on June 13. No other New York sire produced more than one. All three are from his exceptional first crop that has now earned over $2.6-million.   [read more]

Another winning trip for Glidemaster's Blue Porsche -- Posted: 6 . 11 . 2011
2010's 2-Year-Old Canadian Champion Blue Porsche 2,1:54.1; 3,1:54 ($432,661), from the successful first crop of the Brittany stallion Glidemaster, continues to keep it on cruise control on the road to the 2011 classics. Driver Trevor Ritchie never pulled the earplugs as Blue Porsche captured his elim for the $347,000 Goodtimes Final in hand in 1:55.1.   [read more]

The "good reverend" rolls to a record -- Posted: 6 . 3 . 2011
2010's "2-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year" Pastor Stephen 2,1:56; 3,1:53.3f ($698,399), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, made trotting to a North American Season's Record look like a walk in the park, cruising to an overnight win at Pocono on June 3 in 1:53.3f.   [read more]

Blue Porsche motors to record win in first 2011 start -- Posted: 6 . 1 . 2011
Blue Porsche 2,1:54.1; 3,1:54 ($414,808), Canada's "2-Year-Old Colt Trotter of the Year" in 2010 and the leading money-winner from the first crop of Brittany Stallion Management's Glidemaster, opened his 2011 campaign in style on May 31st at Mohawk.   [read more]

"Saturday Night at the Races" archive is here -- Posted: 5 . 31 . 2011
Did you miss last weekend's "Saturday Night at the Races" broadcast on SiriusXM? Or would you like to listen to the show to find out more about it? Brittany Farms has last week's show, and will soon have an archive of all future shows, available for download right here on its website.   [read more]

Four straight and counting for Artiscape mare -- Posted: 5 . 28 . 2011
Since shipping east from California during her 5-year-old season, the Artiscape daughter Flirtiscape p,2,1:57.1; 3,1:55.3; 1:49.4 ($491,559) has been nothing short of fantastic. She’s become one of the top open mare pacers in North America, and proved it again on May 27th at Yonkers, where she took her fourth straight win.   [read more]

Another top colt surfaces for American Ideal -- Posted: 5 . 14 . 2011
American Ideal, North America's leading first crop pacing sire in 2010, has a bevy of top colts and fillies already to his credit, and he just added another as American Arena p,2,1:52.1 remained undefeated after another sparkling win at the Meadowlands on May 14.   [read more]

American Ideal's Some Girls Do now richest and fastest -- Posted: 4 . 30 . 2011
American Ideal's outstanding 3-year-old daughter Some Girls Do p,3,1:52.1-1:53.2h ($115,965) became 2011's richest 3-year-old filly pacer and fastest on a half-mile track as she won her division of the $101,500 Courageous Lady at Northfield Park on April 30. Click on the "Read More" to watch video   [read more]

New, reduced fee for Master Glide in Kentucky -- Posted: 4 . 25 . 2011
Master Glide, the handsome full brother to Champion and millionaire Passionate Glide, will now stand for a reduced fee of $1,500 for the remainder of the 2011 breeding season. He had previously stood for $3,000, with the opportunity to breed two mares for the price of one.   [read more]

Real Desire's Collage pieces together an impressive win -- Posted: 4 . 23 . 2011
The upcoming Pennsylvania stakes season looks promising for Real Desire's sophomore daughter Collage p,3,1:54.1f, who was bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms. She won the fastest division of the $45,000 Red Star Hottie Late Closer for 3-year-old filly pacers at The Meadows on April 22   [read more]

Tell All: Could he be next in line? -- Posted: 4 . 18 . 2011
All of these great sires were former "Pacers of the Year:" Artsplace, Rocknroll Hanover, Cam Fella, Cam's Card Shark, Real Desire, Abercrombie, Albatross, Most Happy Fella...and Tell All.   [read more]

Brittany lands 10 on the current Leaderboard -- Posted: 4 . 12 . 2011
Horses sired by Brittany stallions and/or bred by Brittany Farms have had a terrific start in 2011, evidenced by the fact that Brittany has placed 10 on the current list of North American Season's Leaders, as compiled and published in the March 30 issue of The Horseman And Fair World Magazine.   [read more]

The millionairess likes it at The Hilltop -- Posted: 4 . 3 . 2011
Brittany-bred Chancey Lady p,2,1:52; 3,1:50.3f; 1:48.4f, among the 23 millionaires bred by Brittany Farms or Brittany Farms and partners, has now made it back-to-back wins in the first two legs of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series at Yonkers Raceway.   [read more]

2011 "Book Full And Closed" For American Ideal -- Posted: 3 . 29 . 2011
The 2011 book for American Ideal, a World Champion racehorse and Champion sire from his first crop, is now full and closed, according to Brittany Stallion Management's Art Zubrod. American Ideal, who stands at Blue Chip Farms in New York, has serviced large books since he first entered the stud in 2007, and sends his largest foal crop (109) to the races this year.   [read more]

"Ahhh But Some Girls Do!" Now, the Night Styles Final! -- Posted: 3 . 25 . 2011
To paraphrase Sawyer Brown's 1992 country single, "Some girls don't like to win week after week...ahhh but Some Girls Do!" American Ideal's red-hot sophomore filly Some Girls Do p,2,1:55.1; 3,1:52.1 continues to rack up victories, as she took a hard-fought 1:52.2 win in the $53,800 final of the Night Styles Series at the Meadowlands on March 24.   [read more]

Real Desire's 2011 book now full and closed -- Posted: 3 . 24 . 2011
Brittany Stallion Management's decision to move Real Desire to Indiana proved very popular among breeders, as it was announced that his book for 2011 is now full and closed. He moved this year from Pennsylvania to Midland Acres' Indiana division, where he stands for a fee of $5,000.   [read more]

Another Season's Record-setter for American Ideal -- Posted: 3 . 23 . 2011
American Ideal ranked as 2010's leading first-crop pacing sire in money-earnings ($1.7-million) and percentage of 2:00 2-year-olds, and that crop continues to shine early into the 3-year-old season. Now joining 2011 Meadowlands series standout and North American Season's Record-setter Some Girls Do p,3,1:52.1 is the American Ideal sophomore American Rage p,2,1:53.3f,   [read more]

Some Girls Do does it again at the Big M -- Posted: 3 . 17 . 2011
Some Girls Do p,3,1:52.1, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of American Ideal, remained undefeated in series action at the Meadowlands and established a North American Season's Record as she defeated older mares in the opening leg of the Night Styles on March 17. (Click "read more" to watch the video >> )   [read more]

Brittany to sponsor "Horse Aid Live" at The Red Mile -- Posted: 3 . 15 . 2011
Certainly those who live in or near Lexington will remember the days of The Red Mile's "Memorial Day Chili Cookoff." That atmosphere, with live music, chili and other festive activities, will ramp up again this year--minus the live racing--as Horse Aid Live hosts a benefit concert and cookoff at the track on May 30.   [read more]

Another "four starzzz" performance by River Shark -- Posted: 3 . 12 . 2011
Mark Ford, VIP Internet Stable, Bob Di Nozzi and El Lobo LLC are getting the route to the Meadowlands winner's circle down pat, as their FFA pacer River Shark made it a hat trick there with his win in the $32,000 Invitational Pace on March 12.   [read more]

River Shark's on a roll at the Meadowlands -- Posted: 3 . 6 . 2011
Four Starzzz Shark's River Shark p,2,1:53.2f; 3,1:50.4; 1:50.2 ($614,382) made it back-to-back wins in the upper classes at the Meadowlands, as he rolled to an impressive victory in the $32,000 Invitational Pace on March 5 in 1:50.3. (Click "read more" to watch the video >> )   [read more]

Blair Burgess comments on his standout Tell All 2YOs -- Posted: 2 . 24 . 2011
Trainer Blair Burgess knows a thing or two about Tell All, as he trained the brilliant colt who became the U.S. "Pacer of the Year" and Canadian "Horse of the Year" in his 3-year-old season. He's now got a few of Tell All's first-crop babies on the track, and he likes what he sees. (Click "read more" to watch the video >> )   [read more]

American Ideal filly sweeps the TLC Series -- Posted: 2 . 18 . 2011
Some Girls Do p,2,1:55.1; 3,1:54, a 3-year-old first-crop daughter of American Ideal, made it a clean sweep of the Tender Loving Care Series at the Meadowlands as she cruised to an easy victory in the $49,000 final on Feb. 18 in 1:54.2. Click "read more" for video link >   [read more]

Today's top trainers "Tell All!" -- Posted: 2 . 15 . 2011
The first crop of 2-year-olds by Brittany Stallion Management's Tell All are now in training for their freshman campaigns this summer, and by all accounts, they're going to be heard from when the stakes season swings into gear.   [read more]

Brittany's sires produce two O'Brien Award winners! -- Posted: 1 . 30 . 2011
Brittany Stallion Management's first-crop sires American Ideal and Glidemaster have each produced a champion in their first crop! The hardware was handed out in Toronto on January 29 at the annual O'Brien Awards dinner, and taking home the trophy as 2010's "Two-Year-Old Filly Pacer of the Year" in Canada was American Ideal's Idyllic, while Glidemaster's Blue Porsche won honors as the "Two-Year-Old Colt Trotter of the Year."   [read more]

Pennsylvania's best pacing value? The Shark! -- Posted: 1 . 23 . 2011
Pennsylvania's ultra-rich sire stakes program brings with it ultra-competitive sires, but there's one who stands out among them in terms of value as related to production, and that sire is Four Starzzz Shark. The "Shark," standing at a reasonable fee of $6,000, can give breeders a foal that can stand out not only in Pennsylvania, but on the national scene as well. A perfect example is his World Champion daughter Dancinwithwiththestarz p,3,1:48.4, a winner of $918,605.   [read more]

Stallion bookings are rolling in...better call now! -- Posted: 1 . 10 . 2011
We’re approaching mid-January, which means that breeding season–and vans carrying mares to be bred–is just around the corner. If you’ve been contemplating breeding to one of the Brittany Stallion Management stallions, don’t hesitate too much longer, as some books are filling very quickly. Both of Brittany’s first racing crop stallions of 2010, World Champions American Ideal and Glidemaster, are proving very popular
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All-new website–with all new features! -- Posted: 1 . 4 . 2011
Brittany Farms is proud to unveil its brand-new website, with information about the farm’s yearlings and services–and the Brittany Stallion Management stallions–easier to access and more up-to-date for our customers and online visitors. As one of harness racing’s leaders, we’ve tried to make the site one of the best you’ll find among breeding farms in our industry.   [read more]