Never was the "double-value" of dual-eligible horses proven any better than it was this past week, with the success of dual-eligible Brittany breds in the Kentucky Sire Stakes Finals at the Red Mile.
Brittany Farms-bred Special Way trotted back to her National Season’s Record of 1:52.2 in winning the $400,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship for 2-year-old filly trotters at the Red Mile on Sept. 18.
American Ideal added two more New York Sire Stakes Champions to his lengthy list, as his sons American Fling and Pleaseletmeknow created a sweep of the $200,000 NYSS colt pace finals at Tioga Downs for their World Champion sire.
The new fall shows streaming on your favorite devices just got a whole lot better, as high-definition videos of Brittany Farms’ 26 yearlings are now available for your viewing pleasure. Up-to-date pedigrees are also posted.
UPDATED! Special Way 2,1:52.2 (Walner-Special Hill), a 2-year-old filly bred by Brittany Farms and partners, scorched the Red Mile's surface in 1:52.2 in the $80,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship Series to become the year’s fastest 2YO trotter.
The Brittany Farms yearling roster for the Lexington Selected Sale has now been finalized and is available by clicking on the “Yearlings” tab above. The horses will be sold beginning Monday, Oct. 3, with sale sessions continuing through Oct. 7.
Brittany Farms is sad to report the loss of Theresa Quinlan at the age of 68. Theresa managed the Chicago Accounting Office of Brittany Farms for 29 years.
American Ideal’s 3-year-old son Pleaseletmeknow p,3,1:51.3h raised his career earnings to more than $360,000 with a powerful victory in the first leg of pacing’s Triple Crown — the $261,730 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers Raceway.
Last year a Lexington Selected Sale yearling; this year, a 2-year-old winner on the racetrack! That’s the way it’s been for 2022 2-year-olds bred by Brittany Farms, as the farm has already sent out nine freshman winners through June 26.
Pebble Beach, bred, raised and sold as a Lexington yearling by Brittany Farms, won the $1,000,000 North America Cup with authority Saturday night to place himself squarely at the top of this year’s 3-year-old division.
The 2022 open stakes races for the 3-year-old”glamour division” of harness racing are just underway, and already a Brittany-bred, raised and sold performer is in the spotlight, as Pebble Beach won his split of the $161,000 Somebeachsomewhere Stakes.
Pebble Beach, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, has been ranked among the top five 3-year-old pacers in North America as the sport heads closer to the rich summer and fall stakes season.
Brittany Farms is not the largest of the Standardbred industry’s commercial breeding operations, nor is it the smallest. But without question, it has to be considered the best! So “let’s hear it for Brittany Farms!”
Brittany Farms, far and away the sport’s leading breeder in percentage of million-dollar winners from foals bred, now has 44 to its credit after the recent addition of two more seven-figure earners.
The Brittany Farms “Hall Of Fame” here on our website is proud to welcome its newest member, 2 and 3-year-old Dan Patch Champion and Breeders Crown Champion Perfect Sting p,2,1:49.2; 3,1:48.1 ($1,808,147).
The “King of New York Pacing Sires” American Ideal wrapped up the 2021 racing season as the nation’s no. 1 money-winning active pacing sire, with progeny earnings of more than $15.6-million.
Manchego — bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms — won the third Dan Patch Award of her career when yesterday the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced her as the “Older Trotting Mare of the Year.”